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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 | 5 5 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 | 6 6 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 | 8 8 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 | 9 9 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 | 8 8 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 | 13 13 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 ...
Feb 10, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 14
Customs are like law I was surprised that none of the rabbinic quotations included in “Origin of funeral visitation unknown; practice controversial” (Dec. 31) commented on the concept of minchag yi...
Jan 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor December 17
Thank you for coverage of case I just wanted to take a moment to thank Toby Tabachnick and The Chronicle for publishing the update on our family’s efforts to have my brother Zeke Goldblum transferr...
Dec 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor December 10
For Rabbi Edelstein, a job well done In the Nov. 19 Jewish Chronicle, I was pleased to see that Rabbi Jason Edelstein has taught at Saint Vincent College for 47 years (“Saint Vincent College honors...
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor December 3
Dec 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Shame on us The anti-refugee fervor of today is haunting and tragic for those of us with connections to the Holocaust. My unfortunate link to it is the murder of my Austrian paternal grandparents, ...
Letter to the editor November 5
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Yaron Sideman does not promote peace Some of us who attended the presentation on Oct. 27 by Yaron Sideman, consul general of Israel for the Mid-Atlantic Region, may have hoped for comments that wou...
Letters to the editor October 22
Oct 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
J Street U proposal: Outrageous! Anyone who has been to Israel, or has yet to go but loves our homeland, should be both astonished and appalled at J Street U’s proposal to create a school curriculu...
Letter to the editor September 17
Sep 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Davis spectacle is a charade! Throughout history, we have witnessed the evil that can be perpetrated by those who cloak themselves in religion in order to perpetrate injustice and evil. The latest ...
Letters to the editor September 10
Sep 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Applauding Maccabi’s success I was delighted to read in The Chronicle that Pittsburgh teens have once again become interested in the JCC Maccabi Youth Games (“Local athletes proved their ‘medal’ at...
Letters to the editor September 3
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Republican cooperation? Not happening It may have been an unintentional typo, but Congressman Keith Rothfus is a Republican, not a Democrat, as mentioned in The Chronicle’s Aug. 20 story “Rothfus m...
Letter to the editor August 27
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Taking care of our own I read with interest “Cemetery blight is Jewish community’s mark of shame” (July 30). With that in mind, the Pittsburgh Jewish community is fortunate to have the Jewish Cemet...
Letters to the editor August 20
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Roman, Pavilack don’t represent the Jewish view How do Israelis and American Jews feel about the Iran accords? The Jewish Chronicle recently provided an excellent article summarizing the results of...
Letters to the editor August 6
Aug 05, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Put ‘local’ back into the Chronicle Pittsburgh born, bred and educated but now living in Washington, D.C., I find less of interest in The Chronicle. If I want opinion pieces or articles about natio...
Letters to the editor July 23
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
A Jew is a Jew I enjoyed The Chronicle’s cover story on the Supreme Court’s gay marriage decision very much (“Jewish advocates react as SCOTUS makes gay marriage law of the land,” July 2). The orga...