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Letter to the editor June 26
Shame on The Chronicle! I enjoyed the article “Tzitzit for women, by women ‘makes the Torah real’” (May 29) about Squirrel Hill native Maya Rosen’s efforts to expand this mitzvah to women. Rabbis S...
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor March 20
What’s in a number? Thanks to Ilana Yergin for the wonderful article about my B’nai Mitzvah tutoring, “Temple David honors b’nai mitzvah tutor with service, luncheon,” Feb. 27. When she interviewed...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor March 6
Make it happen It is critically important to ensure all Pennsylvania high-school graduates learn about the Holocaust and genocide. The Holocaust Awareness Museum of the Delaware Valley has been in ...
Mar 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 30
Iran concert tour backed I enthusiastically join those leaders of our community who are in favor of a Pittsburgh Symphony visit to Iran (“Jews give their own take on proposed PSO trip to Iran,” Jan...
Jan 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 23
By all means, ‘settle’ “I loved the interview with the irrepressible Tova Weinberg from JNS.org that you printed last week, (“The ‘matchmaker’s touch,’” Jan. 16.) I was especially struck by the fac...
Jan 24, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 16
Supporting the disabled Thank you for reprinting Simone Ellin’s Baltimore Jewish Times Dec. 26, 2013, article, “Inclusion of Jews with Disabilities is Focus of Inaugural Leadership Conference.” It ...
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 9
Mohalim are well trained I wish to publicly thank the Chronicle and offer “Yasher Koach” on its Dec. 26 editorial (“In defense of circumcision”) supporting and defending Bris Milah, ritual circumci...
Jan 09, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 2
A meaningful 20 minutes Thanks to the Tuckfelt family, and the other donors, for their support of the new Holocaust memorial on the campus of Community Day School. For those of you who have not had...
Jan 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor December 19
Hypothetical history Regarding the Nov. 14 book review, “What if Anne Frank’s sister, Margot, survived? Book poses question,” I would like to thank Hilary Daninhirsch for her review of “Margot,” an...
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor December 12
Free speech War, intermarriage, apathy, hate; today’s plagues. These words were posted anonymously as part of an art exhibit on a wall of the Jewish Community Center, home to Jews of every stripe. ...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor November 21
Seidman lauded A hearty mazel tov to Rabbi Eli Seidman on his retirement from the military after a 24-year career. “I enjoyed every minute of it,” says this very humble man (“At Veterans Day, soon-...
Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor February 16
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Bible resolution was controversial I want to thank Oren Spiegler for his letter on H.R. 535, the “Year of the Bible” resolution (“Bible resolution hypocritical,” Feb. 9). While I can’t explain the ...
Letters to the editor February 9
Feb 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Bible resolution hypocritical I have to believe that members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly attempt to outdo each other for outrageousness and the extent to which a thumb is jammed into the e...
Letters to the editor February 2
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
No laments, please I am writing in response to the “Slings and arrows” column in the Jan. 26 edition. Rather than lament Mr. Lieberfeld’s essay, the paper could have published an open letter provid...
Letters to the editor January 26
Jan 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Presidential politics rapped Let me see:  Republican candidate for president, Rick Santorum, is proposing that if he is elected president he will push to give tax credits to parents to have more ba...
Letters to the editor January 19
Jan 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Unfair tax system I cannot imagine a more poignant and moving letter than Jeffrey Lewin’s (“Food, meds, or taxes,” Jan. 5), a man who is a longtime disability retiree who left the labor market afte...
Letters to the editor January 12
Jan 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Appeal for Gross I am hoping you have heard about the plight of my friend, Alan Gross. Alan is from the Washington, D.C., area and his situation has received a lot of coverage in our local news. If...
Letters to the editor January 5
Jan 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Food, meds or taxes? My grandparents lost everything they had to the Nazis, including their home. Am I going to lose my home to Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh? I was employed at the Di...
Letters to the editor December 29
Dec 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Oral histories a vital resource I want to wish Joy Braunstein well as she takes on the task to continue the work of the Holocaust Center to educate teachers, students and the public about the histo...
Letters to the editor December 22
Dec 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Bombastic attack As I perused my “Jewish” Chronicle, on Dec. 7, a time during which the Jewish community was preparing for Chanuka, I noticed one op-ed in that Chronicle’s edition. I naturally expe...
Letters to the editor December 15
Dec 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Column omitted facts Thank you for Abby Wisse Schachter’s Dec. 8 piece, “Obama and the do-something Congress.” The current Congress earned a 9 percent approval rating (lower than porn, polygamy, an...