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Letters to the editor April 21
More important than being Jewish, Sanders is a mensch The headline “Sanders’ Jewish support is hardly a given” (April 14) not only foretold what my sons would call the lameness of the article — int...
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 8 8 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 | 8 8 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 | 10 10 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 | 12 12 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 | 11 11 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 | 15 15 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 | 15 15 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 | 15 15 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 | 18 18 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 | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor December 9
Dec 09, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
New JCC hours lauded Kudos to the leadership of the Jewish Community Center for taking the bold step of aligning their policies with the mores of our community, (“JCC expands hours as part of new g...
Letters to the editor December 2
Dec 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Columnist ‘libels’ Beck As a Hungarian Jew and a Holocaust survivor, having spent nearly a year in Bergen Belsen, I was disturbed by the article written by Simon Greer, “Beck’s Holocaust revision i...
Letters to the editor November 18
Nov 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Game-changing’ arms deal The Chronicle reported on Oct. 21 that the U.S. Defense Department has approved sale of $60 billion in advanced military equipment to Saudi Arabia. According to the U.S. a...
Letters to the editor November 11
Nov 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Manchin a ‘stand-up guy’ The editorial “Jews score big in West Virginia Race” praised the victory in the West Virginia. Senate race by Gov. Joe Manchin for his strong support of the State of Israel...
Letters to the editor November 4
Nov 08, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
GINA was a landmark law I applaud everyone connected to the 1 in 5 campaign to encourage screening for Jewish genetic diseases and to educate everyone about the value of genetic testing. Everyone c...
Letters to the editor October 28
Oct 28, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Carter rapped for Siwan visit (Editor’s note: The following is an open letter to former President Jimmy Carter that has been shared with the media.) As the chairman of an organization of terror vic...
Letters to the editor October 21
Oct 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Sestak meets voter’s criteria The period of political rhetoric is finally coming to a close —and for many of us it can’t come soon enough. As an independent, I am going back to elementary basics, A...
Letters to the editor October 14
Oct 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Homophobic bullying condemned In response to the spate of recent suicides related to homophobic bullying, including that of Tyler Clementi [at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.], we at the Un...
Letters to the editor October 7
Oct 06, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Jews vote many issues A letter in the Sept. 23 edition of the Chronicle from two members of the Republican Jewish Coalition entitled "Sestak no friend of Israel" once again makes an assumption abou...
Letters to the editor September 23
Sep 24, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Gur will be missed I was shocked and saddened to learn that Dr. Zippy Gur is no longer with the AJL. I’m not addressing the reasons nor the circumstances of this situation. However, I cannot let he...