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Letters to the editor July 9
Proud of the Federation I want to respond to my friend Julian Elbling who wrote a letter to the editor on June 25 about synagogue life in Pittsburgh and the Federation’s role in supporting it (“Ste...
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor July 2
A project to preserve At the same time that Temple Hadar Israel is planning for its future (“Temple Hadar Israel sells but is staying put,” June 18), the congregation has been working with the Smal...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 25
Step up to the plate to save Jewish Pittsburgh I congratulate Rabbi Mark N. Staitman for his recent June 11 Opinion piece “Let’s have ‘the talk’: As synagogues resources dwindle, the time has come ...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 12 12 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 | 16 16 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 | 22 22 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 | 35 35 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 | 38 38 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”...
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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 | 55 55 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...
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Letters to the editor June 14
Jun 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 204 204 recommendations | email to a friend
Synagogue remembrance On a beautiful Sunday in May, a full bus load of people from the community enjoyed a six-hour, organized trip from New Light Synagogue to the East End, Squirrel Hill and Homes...
Letters to the editor June 7
Jun 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
Omissions & clarifications We appreciated Andrew Goldstein’s article on this year’s wonderful Tikkun Leil Shavuot program. I wanted to bring to your attention some omissions and clarifications. The...
Letters to the Editor May 31
Jun 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
'What is the Holocaust?' I am a sophomore at Canon McMillan High School in Canonsburg. I had the privilege of listening to [Moshe Baran] speak of his experiences during the Holocaust. I just wanted...
Letters to the editor May 17
May 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 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 | 204 204 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 | 205 205 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 | 200 200 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 | 206 206 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 | 201 201 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 | 197 197 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...