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Letters to the editor June 18
Rabbi Riskin: a Wexner star The first Pittsburgh Wexner Heritage Group (“Leaders with a commitment to the ‘Jewish way’ are Wexner’s ‘tremendous gift,’”June 11) had the privilege of spending two wee...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 11
Roman’s exit a loss for community Our Greater Pittsburgh Jewish community regrettably will be losing a strong asset with the departure of Gregg Roman, director of the Jewish Federation of Greater P...
Jun 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 4
A plan for peace My husband and I were so pleased to interview the Rev. Liddy Barlow at Rodef Shalom on Yom Kippur afternoon in the sanctuary. (“Clergy’s trip to Israel brings renewed focus on hope...
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 21
An unholy alliance Rep. Lee Zeldin is correct when he states that “America has … no greater ally than Israel” (“Why more American Jews are voting Republican,” May 7). But after that, he and I part ...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 14
Where’s the recognition? It was a special occasion to have almost a dozen Israeli runners take part in our Pittsburgh Marathon during the celebration that marked 20 years of having Karmiel/Misgav a...
May 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 30
What was Pence Thinking? The Chronicle’s “In Indiana, an uncomfortable turn in the spotlight” (April 16) explores the question of whether the short-lived Indiana “Religious Freedom Restoration Act”...
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 23
Tribune-Review: Pro-Israel all the way Far be it from me, as a longtime reporter, to favor canceling subscriptions to a newspaper for its wrongheadedness on a particular issue (“ZOA, CAMERA target ...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 16
Music, but not to Pittsburgh’s ears Highly respected musician Idan Raichel — known as Israel’s answer to Peter Gabriel for his cross-cultural collaborations and global outlook — will be touring the...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 9
Book reviews need boost I very much enjoy the book reviews in The Chronicle.  However, these reviews (for example “Some of Lincoln’s best friends were Jews” and “The story of Jewish terrorism in it...
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 2
Paper went too far Once again, we are witnessing public attacks on the Israeli democratic process to satisfy people’s personal political agendas. Last week, Dan Simpson of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazet...
Apr 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Israel backers not interested in dissent
It’s unfortunate that guest columnist Yitzhak Santis got so much wrong in his overwrought piece, “Jewish Voice for Peace whitewashes anti-Semitism in the anti-Israel movement” (March 12). Among the...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor May 17
May 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
Center debunks rumors There are rumors circulating about the future of the Holocaust Center, especially as we have recently announced our intention to move back to our previous location in Oakland....
Letters to the editor May 10
May 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 198 198 recommendations | email to a friend
Focus changed The Chronicle editorial staff wrote an interesting article about two alleged incidents of Neighborhood Watch members gone bad (“Respect Neighborhood Watch,” May 3), the most widely kn...
Letters to the editor May 3
May 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
No need to import In the April 26 edition of the Chronicle, an editorial entitled “Business opportunity” was presented suggesting that American natural gas could be shipped to Israel. This proposit...
Letters to the editor April 26
Apr 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 194 194 recommendations | email to a friend
Unite for Pollard As one of many concerned citizens of Israel, we feel that the American Jewish community can help in being the decisive weight needed to end Jonathan Pollard’s outdated prison sent...
Letters to the editor April 19
Apr 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
Secular groups support Jewish needs I apologize that I am late in responding to your recent piece in The Jewish Chronicle (“The future of … philanthropy, April 5).  As one who used to head one of t...
Letters to the editor April 12
Apr 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
A step backward Many years ago, the board of the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, with the support of the Holocaust Survivors Organization, worked very hard on a plan to get the center out of Oaklan...
Letters to the editor April 5
Apr 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
JFilm’s bold decision Our community is one measure stronger and better equipped to protect our children and heal our living victims of child sexual abuse. The Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival, whic...
Letters to the editor March 29
Mar 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 193 193 recommendations | email to a friend
No life sentence this time Particularly since the French constitution unwisely precludes the imposition of capital punishment even for the worst of the worst, it is gratifying to note that the beas...
Letters to the editor March 22
Mar 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 187 187 recommendations | email to a friend
Happy 50th! Mazel Tov to The Jewish Chronicle on its 50th Anniversary!!! Pittsburgh is so blessed to have Jewish media covering news from the community locally, regionally, nationally and around th...
Letters to the editor March 15
Mar 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
Better to apologize Regarding the March 8 letter by Iris Samson and Sally Kalson, “Controversial cover explained”: When my children were 3 or 4 years old, they took delight in saying, what seemed t...