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Letters to the editor July 31
Israel’s borders, Bible geography I want to thank and commend Rabbi James Gibson for reminding readers that the boundaries of the State of Israel were and will be the product of international agree...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 8 8 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 | 24 24 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 | 21 21 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 | 31 31 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 | 32 32 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 | 41 41 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 | 36 36 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 | 33 33 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 | 39 39 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 | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor December 15
Dec 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 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...
Letters to the editor December 8
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Great care My father, Robert Jones, died Oct. 20 at the age of 93 from the complications of Alzheimer’s disease. He was a resident of Allderdice Unit at Charles Morris since 2008, and before that, ...
Letters to the editor November 24
Nov 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Student remembers Rothko I enjoyed your review of Mark Rothko as you brought out his Jewishness (“Rothko in ‘Red,’ ” Nov. 10). I was his student at Brooklyn College and we got along very well. He w...
Letters to the editor November 17
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Obama’s ‘telling’ failure Those who have asserted that President Obama has a bias against Israel have additional fuel to add to the fire in noting his reaction to French President Sarkozy’s unfortu...
Letters to the editor November 10
Nov 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
More Jews choosing cremation  I just finished reading Toby Tabachnick’s article on Judaism and cremation (“Rabbis wrestle with cremation amid its growing appeal to Jews,” Oct. 27) and I wanted to c...
Letters to the editor November 3
Nov 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Library pursuing all options The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s mission is vital to our neighborhoods, providing access to books, the Internet, an expert professional staff and numerous resources...
Letters to the editor October 27
Oct 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Officer lauds Jewish-Albanian ties I was so happy to read the letter regarding the Albanians and how they relate to the Jews (Albanian-Jewish ties, Oct. 13). I am presently deployed to Kosovo with ...
Letters to the editor October 13
Oct 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Albanian-Jewish ties Thank you for your article about Albanians (“Photo exhibit pays tribute to Albanian Muslims who saved Jews,” Sept. 29). I have somewhat closely followed for many years the deve...
Letters to the editor October 6
Oct 06, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Perry right on climate While I agree with Oren M. Spiegler that some of Gov. Perry’s opinions make one pause (“Perry’s problems,” Sept. 22), Mr. Spiegler can strike the fact that Perry “questions w...
Letters to the editor September 29
Sep 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
GOP candidates assailed [The Sept. 22] dismal Republican debate may have been painful to watch for many Americans — but especially so for American Jews. On national television, we witnessed a field...