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Letter to the editor July 28
Here’s to the Chronicle! Hearty congratulations to my former classmate, publisher and CEO Jim Busis, and all who are associated with the excellent new look and new name Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle....
Jul 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor July 14
A stake through our hearts Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has revealed once again that he is a politician first and foremost, acting solely to extend his reign as the country’s leader. I...
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor July 7
Forgotten children The blood of the souls of 1.5 million Jewish children are crying from the depths of the ashes of the Holocaust, asking, “Why is only Anne Frank’s story repeated for generations? ...
Jul 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor June 23
America in retreat I appreciate The Chronicle standing with those of us who decry President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord (“Save Planet Earth,”...
Jun 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor June 16
No need to panic The Chronicle’s “Paul Caplan tells a distinguished tale” (May 26) reminded me of a vignette from his wife, Gertrude. It says much, I think, of what the culture of Squirrel Hill was...
Jun 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 19
Contrasting Styles Two articles especially caught my attention in The Chronicle’s May 12 edition, and I consider them to be related in an offbeat way. “Lynn Cullen is the perennial performer” provi...
May 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 12
The success of aliyah In an article chronicling three North Americans who moved back to the United States after becoming Israeli citizens, not mentioned were the estimated 350,000 Anglos who are cu...
May 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
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My AirBNB Seder
It started, like so many things in life, with my sister. You see, my extended family meets in the metro DC area for Passover. It’s a very convenient location for many - even I can drive there from ...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 5
To the governor, thank you It was a joy to read The Chronicle’s “Passover seders the new norm at Pa. Governor’s Residence (April 21),” which details the second annual such event hosted by Gov. Tom ...
May 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor April 28
To Jeffrey Herzog, thank you The timing could not be better for the prestigious Jefferson Award to be bestowed on Jeffrey Herzog for his extraordinary work with new Americans through his associatio...
Apr 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 14
Embracing our animal friends As a guardian to three precious dogs who bring unbounded joy and who have helped me through loneliness and challenge, it was gratifying to read the front page article r...
Apr 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor April 7
Apr 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 169 169 recommendations | email to a friend
Simply disrespectful On the Opinion page of a recent Jewish Chronicle was a cartoon by Sean Delonas that depicted President Trump sitting in a chair watching Sesame Street. Under the headline “Trum...
Letters to the editor March 24
Mar 23, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 177 177 recommendations | email to a friend
On child sexual abuse, ask the tough questions While everyone is giving kudos to the Yeshiva Boys School of Pittsburgh for its swift and appropriate handling of an alleged case of child sex abuse, ...
Letter to the editor March 17
Mar 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 184 184 recommendations | email to a friend
Appreciation for the Jewish Healthcare Foundation Thanks to The Chronicle for its March 9 article on AgeWell Pittsburgh being named as a finalist for the Collaboration Prize (“AgeWell Pittsburgh re...
Letter to the editor March 10
Mar 08, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
A one-sided view The Chronicle’s Feb. 24 article “More funding options available for day schools responding to budget shortfall” presents a very one-sided view of the Educational Improvement Tax Cr...
Letters to the editor March 3
Mar 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 179 179 recommendations | email to a friend
Temple Sinai not the first In a recent edition of The Chronicle you told of the “new” dues policy being implemented at Temple Sinai (“Demolishing dues may foster future finances at Temple Sinai,” F...
Letters to the editor February 24
Feb 22, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 213 213 recommendations | email to a friend
Chronicle is no place for hate groups I was both shocked and appalled by The Chronicle’s decision to run “Pittsburgher gets national position with John Birch Society” (Feb. 9). The John Birch Socie...
Letters to the editor February 17
Feb 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 235 235 recommendations | email to a friend
JBS tells the truth In the Feb. 10 Jewish Chronicle, there was a well-written article by Toby Tabachnick about my promotion to the National Council of the John Birch Society. However, there were so...
Letters to the editor February 10
Feb 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 233 233 recommendations | email to a friend
Justice for Nisman The article on Alberto Nisman (“Israel’s Argentinian Jews honor Nisman, demand justice,” Jan. 27) was quite interesting and informative. The tragic death of this courageous gentl...
Letters to the editor February 3
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 226 226 recommendations | email to a friend
The propaganda of ‘fake news’ The Chronicle’s Opinion page letter “Palestinian territory — another view” (Jan. 20) relates the danger the State of Israel has been subjected to by both world governm...
Letters to the editor January 27
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 251 251 recommendations | email to a friend
Don’t skimp on qualified caregivers Deborah Winn-Horvitz hit the nail on the head when she stated, “The safest option is to obtain [adult care] services through a reputable, licensed agency or regi...