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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 | 9 9 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 | 19 19 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 | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 2
CDS: Worth the Investment I am very thankful to the Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh for recruiting a great speaker for the spring Annual Campaign thank-you event. Daniel Gordis challenged us to ima...
Jun 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 5
Kasich: Decent, Honorable In “No surprises at top of ticket as Clinton, Trump take Pennsylvania (and others)” (April 28), Republican primary election voter Michael Lewin said a mouthful when he not...
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 52 52 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 | 55 55 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 | 53 53 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 | 57 57 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 | 57 57 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 | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Letters to the editor December 30
Dec 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
They love us here I am in Kosovo, deployed with the Army for my third tour of duty (and second in Kosovo). The Muslim people here love the United States and the Jewish people. I just attended a Rig...
Letters to the editor December 23
Dec 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Macabees maligned Joel Rubin excelled in his attempt to distort history in his political article entitled “Chanuka’s dangerous lessons for today’s Republicans” (The Jewish Chronicle, Dec. 9). He la...
Letters to the editor December 16
Dec 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Inclusive position taken As a member of the JCC 2020 Vision Task Force, I would like to comment on the Dec. 2 article in the Chronicle, “JCC expands hours as part of new guidelines.” The task force...
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...