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Letters to the editor August 20
Roman, Pavilack don’t represent the Jewish view How do Israelis and American Jews feel about the Iran accords? The Jewish Chronicle recently provided an excellent article summarizing the results of...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor August 6
Put ‘local’ back into the Chronicle Pittsburgh born, bred and educated but now living in Washington, D.C., I find less of interest in The Chronicle. If I want opinion pieces or articles about natio...
Aug 05, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor July 23
A Jew is a Jew I enjoyed The Chronicle’s cover story on the Supreme Court’s gay marriage decision very much (“Jewish advocates react as SCOTUS makes gay marriage law of the land,” July 2). The orga...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor July 9
Proud of the Federation I want to respond to my friend Julian Elbling who wrote a letter to the editor on June 25 about synagogue life in Pittsburgh and the Federation’s role in supporting it (“Ste...
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor July 2
A project to preserve At the same time that Temple Hadar Israel is planning for its future (“Temple Hadar Israel sells but is staying put,” June 18), the congregation has been working with the Smal...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 25
Step up to the plate to save Jewish Pittsburgh I congratulate Rabbi Mark N. Staitman for his recent June 11 Opinion piece “Let’s have ‘the talk’: As synagogues resources dwindle, the time has come ...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 18
Rabbi Riskin: a Wexner star The first Pittsburgh Wexner Heritage Group (“Leaders with a commitment to the ‘Jewish way’ are Wexner’s ‘tremendous gift,’”June 11) had the privilege of spending two wee...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 11
Roman’s exit a loss for community Our Greater Pittsburgh Jewish community regrettably will be losing a strong asset with the departure of Gregg Roman, director of the Jewish Federation of Greater P...
Jun 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 4
A plan for peace My husband and I were so pleased to interview the Rev. Liddy Barlow at Rodef Shalom on Yom Kippur afternoon in the sanctuary. (“Clergy’s trip to Israel brings renewed focus on hope...
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 21
An unholy alliance Rep. Lee Zeldin is correct when he states that “America has … no greater ally than Israel” (“Why more American Jews are voting Republican,” May 7). But after that, he and I part ...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 14
Where’s the recognition? It was a special occasion to have almost a dozen Israeli runners take part in our Pittsburgh Marathon during the celebration that marked 20 years of having Karmiel/Misgav a...
May 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 17
Jun 17, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
To the world Much has been written about the incident in international waters off of Gaza a few weeks ago. Much of the world is critical over Israel’s embargo and actions. The demanded solution is ...
Letters to the editor May 27
May 27, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Specter was ‘rare centrist’ Your May 20 article, “Specter lost ground in areas with Jewish voters,” asks, “Why is that?” Specter was that rare centrist who voted mostly blue and sometimes red. And ...
Letters to the editor May 20
May 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Paraphrase corrected You wrote in your April 29 editorial, “Oren the lightening rod:” “Some of those responses were over the top, such as computer science professor Harry Mairson’s. He called Oren ...
Letters to the editor May 13
May 13, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Gonzo Judaism’ rapped I disagree with [Justin Jacobs] on a few basic points in his take on Nile’s Elliot Goldstein’s “Gonzo Judaism” (“Thompson-esque book pushes Jews to look forward, not backward...
Letters to the editor May 6
May 06, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
More library support needed Libraries are busier than ever during this recession and more access to libraries — not less — is needed. Just consider: •  Last year, when circulation was up 9 percent ...
Letters to the editor April 29
Apr 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Unfair coverage I was very upset to read the article in the April 15 Jewish Chronicle titled, “Area Jewish Schools tackle bullying.” I thought your coverage of the day schools was not balanced or f...
Letters to the editor April 22
Apr 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Columnist’s position flawed It is most unfortunate that political columnist Abby Wisse Schachter, who wrote “Obama’s Israel strategy”  (April 15) did not have time to research the background for he...
Letters to the editor April 8
Apr 08, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Don’t fret about Tea Party It would be a shame if the April 1 opinion piece, “Tea Party dangers ahead?” worries my fellow Jews into fearing a tide of national opinion that ought to be seen as timel...
Letters to the editor April 1
Apr 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Mental illness overlooked Your March 25 review of “The Unveiling” is much appreciated. Your comments about the struggles of a Jewish family in pre-World War I Ukraine along with the adjustment diff...
Letters to the editor March 25
Mar 25, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Family needs met I thank Abby Wisse Schachter for her timely analysis of the cost of being Jewish (“The high cost of Jewish living,” March 18). However, I do want to clarify a point made about tuit...