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Letter to the editor November 4
McGinty is more sensible choice On The Chronicle’s Oct. 21 Opinion page are sharply contrasting views of who would be the better U.S. senator from Pennsylvania and friend to the Jewish community an...
Nov 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor October 7
Pittsburgh dallies on delis During a recent week’s vacation in Los Angeles, my significant other and I were privileged to enjoy four great Jewish-style delicatessen meals, visiting Nate ’n Al, Jerr...
Oct 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor September 30
Has J Street crossed any line? On Sept. 15, The Chronicle published an editorial, “J Street crosses the line.” I want to examine what the editorial was saying and whether J Street has in fact cross...
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor September 16
With Trump, everything to lose It is with sadness and disappointment that I read The Chronicle’s “Why do Florida’s Orthodox Jews support Trump? Because they fear Clinton,” which notes that these in...
Sep 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor August 25
Saccone: out of step In his letter “Celebrating our national motto” (Aug. 18), state Rep. Rick Saccone (R-District 39) attempts to refute the notion that he wishes to “put God back into our governm...
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor August 18
A ghetto but not as we know it This year marks the 500th anniversary of the founding of the Venice Ghetto, but The Chronicle’s article (“Venice welcomes back Shylock in marking its Jewish history,”...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor August 4
PAJC active right until the end The Jewish Chronicle has been telling the story or how Pittsburgh’s community organizations, built on the service of professionals and volunteers, have been changing...
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor July 28
Anti-Muslim Gingrich in good company I was pleased to read the stern rebuke of one of today’s prominent Donald Trump-style blowhards, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (“Gingrich’s irresponsible s...
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor July 21
Tribute to Elie Wiesel The following poem was written in response to The Chronicle’s July 7 article, “A powerful voice for the finest of Jewish values,” on the death of Elie Wiesel: “Amen” for Elie...
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor July 14
Great building, great memories Having read that fine article by Toby Tabachnick about my former home synagogue (“On the block again, former synagogue building might disappear,” July 7), I was compe...
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 155 155 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor June 23
Stirs Up Bad Memories I left Pittsburgh in 1981, but I never stopped my subscription to The Chronicle. The June 2 story “Catholic students learn that hate can hurt” brought back terrible memories f...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 176 176 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor April 14
Apr 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
World is still not whole One of the many beautiful passages in the cherished Union Prayer Book regularly used at my synagogue is the following plea to our God, “...Plant virtue in every soul and ma...
Letters to the editor April 7
Apr 07, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Dreyfuss almost made the cut Thanks so much for the thoughtful write-up about “Jews and Baseball” in The Jewish Chronicle (“Hey ‘Jews and Baseball’ makers, you forgot Barney Dreyfuss,” March 31). A...
Letters to the editor March 31
Mar 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Misrepresentations clarified In the March 24 letter in the Chronicle, “Corbett, paper assailed,” Mickie Diamond mentioned the forum sponsored by the Jewish Federation and League of Women Voters tha...
Letters to the editor March 24
Mar 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Corbett, paper assailed In last week’s Jewish Chronicle there is a big picture of Gov. Tom Corbett with the headline, “Jewish leaders taking ‘wait and see’ approach to proposed budget.” Two profess...
Letters to the editor March 17
Mar 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
We all have mothers The Chronicle periodically warns Israeli politicians to back off from the “Who is a Jew?” debate, and you might wish to take your own advice. A few years back you erred in imply...
Letters to the editor March 10
Mar 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Zionist hopes at stake There is a lot of concern in the Jewish community about whether the Netanyahu government will go down in history for its failed leadership on the peace issue. At stake are th...
Letters to the editor March 3
Mar 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Headline criticized Please explain why The Jewish Chronicle runs a front-page photo saying “Jews join protest,” in Wisconsin when overwhelmingly Jews have not? (Jewish Chronicle, Feb. 24) Kudos to ...
Letters to the editor February 24
Feb 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Preserve NEA funding The House of Representatives is on track to cut $43 million from the National Endowment for the Arts’ budget of $167.5 million. That’s a 26 percent cut — the deepest in 16 year...
Letters to the editor February 3
Feb 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
HIAS slams column I am the Director of the HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) Israel office and am intimately involved in the evolution of the asylum system in Israel.  The system is lacking and I...
Letters to the editor January 20
Jan 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Liberal culpability Joel Rubin’s op-ed piece relating the Tucson shooting to the assassination of Rabin (“Learning from Israel, post-Tucson,” Jan. 13) is an affront to reason. To paraphrase the lat...