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Letters to the editor June 2
CDS: Worth the Investment I am very thankful to the Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh for recruiting a great speaker for the spring Annual Campaign thank-you event. Daniel Gordis challenged us to ima...
Jun 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 5
Kasich: Decent, Honorable In “No surprises at top of ticket as Clinton, Trump take Pennsylvania (and others)” (April 28), Republican primary election voter Michael Lewin said a mouthful when he not...
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor April 21
More important than being Jewish, Sanders is a mensch The headline “Sanders’ Jewish support is hardly a given” (April 14) not only foretold what my sons would call the lameness of the article — int...
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 7
End of discussion The best Y/JCC basketball player is Sid Cohen (“Who’s the greatest? Best JCC basketball player still up in the air,” March 24). Sid played with the Y senior varsity and led Kilgor...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 31
Way to go, Allderdice! As a displaced alum, I had the pleasure of following the Allderdice boys’ basketball team this season, culminating in being on hand for their championship game (“Allderdice: ...
Mar 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 17
Josh Shapiro: integrity, honor I was pleased to read “Josh Shapiro Ready for Next Phase of Career” (Feb. 18), noting the story of the young and vigorous Democrat who is fighting to become the nomin...
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 10
A huge step forward We would like to thank The Chronicle for taking the time to let your readers know about the first Lunar New Year festivities in Squirrel Hill (“Lunar New Year parade highlights ...
Mar 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 3
The challenge of inclusion Many thanks to The Chronicle for its Opinion piece “What is disability inclusion?” (Feb. 18) in recognition of Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month. The editor...
Mar 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor February 18
A shock … and desecration With regard to The Chronicle’s “Coming together: Jewish, Chinese communities set to celebrate Lunar New Year” (Feb. 4), why was a large segment of the Jewish community exc...
Feb 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor February 11
Tradition or not, visitation comforts the grieving family I wish to comment on The Jewish Chronicle’s Dec. 31 article, “Origin of funeral visitation unknown; practice controversial.” As a licensed ...
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Letter to the editor February 4
China and Jewish community: Where’s the coverage? There is a topic that I have never seen covered in a Jewish weekly newspaper — China and the Jewish community. On the other hand, the Chinese seem ...
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Letters to the editor April 18
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
Register to vote In 1984, a letter from Rav Moshe Feinstein (z’’l) urged the community to register and vote. Interestingly, I was 18 at the time. The letter said that we who live in the United Stat...
Letters to the editor April 4
Apr 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
Remember the Struma As we read about the “apology” the Turkish prime minister demanded and was delivered by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu under the pressure of President Obama, it is in...
Letters to the editor March 28
Mar 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 221 221 recommendations | email to a friend
Statement assailed In the 21 March edition of The Jewish Chronicle, Rabbi Alvin Berkun stated, “Frankly, I believe if they had chosen a cardinal from Africa the Jewish community would have problems...
Letters to the editor March 21
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 227 227 recommendations | email to a friend
A major fallacy I read Lee Chottiner’s column entitled “Israelis, Palestinians can learn lessons from Africa,” in the March 7 edition. Outgoing U.S. special envoy, Princeton Lyman, while discussing...
Letters to the editor March 7
Mar 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 217 217 recommendations | email to a friend
Fair trade coffee touted Last year, in the JFilm Festival’s Short Film [lineup], there was a movie about fair trade coffee. There seems to be various definitions for “fair trade.” My general unders...
Letters to the editor January 31
Feb 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 215 215 recommendations | email to a friend
Community ‘repels’ interfaith couples Abby Schachter’s recent article offered a simple solution to the Jewish “demographic crisis.” To preserve the Jewish community, your children cannot date a gen...
Letters to the editor January 3
Jan 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 218 218 recommendations | email to a friend
Schechter to president, Congress: ‘Erect meaningful fences’ around weapons (Editor’s note: The following is taken from a Dec. 20 open letter to President Obama and the Members of Congress. It was s...
Letters to the editor December 27
Dec 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
URA supports startups I read with great interest Abby W. Schachter's Dec. 20 column, “A Jew runs for city council.” I share Dan Gilman's desire to retain and attract youth and diversity to our city...
Letters to the editor December 20
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 203 203 recommendations | email to a friend
Jews and gambling [Regarding the recent event in which] local Jewish college students on the verge of finals took a break and had a casino night at the Hillel-JUC: The winners were not the students...
Letters to the editor December 13
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 207 207 recommendations | email to a friend
The real December dilemma [Regarding story, December Dilemma], the only dilemma in December is why the Jewish community worries about what the interfaith families are doing during the holiday seaso...