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Letters to the editor November 13
Will Wolf build house of straw or bricks? The Nov. 6 Chronicle’s front-page story, with the clever headline “Wolf Blows Down GOP,” accurately characterizes the decisive defeat of Republican Gov. To...
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor October 30
Bringing Jews, Muslims together I have attended quite a number of functions sponsored by the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and have been impressed with the ...
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor October 23
With harmonious goal, CAIR speaks up With regard to The Chronicle’s Oct. 9 article “CAIR under the microscope,” it was disappointing to note the absence of many examples I articulated during my lon...
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor October 16
A volunteer experience that has no rival I like to think that I have “been around the block,” so to speak, with many, many years of a whole variety of volunteer experiences. However, when I first s...
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor September 11
Sotloff’s Sacrifice As I read and learn more about the extraordinary, slain freelance journalist and member of our faith Steven Sotloff (“Islamic State beheads again,” Sept. 4), what I find most re...
Sep 09, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor August 21
Jewish guilt in a time of war The war in Gaza has been a difficult one. Our hearts soared with victories and sank with big losses. As a Jewish mother I fully expect to feel guilty every day about s...
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 9 9 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 | 11 11 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 | 27 27 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 | 24 24 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 | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor September 10
Sep 10, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Columnist blasted on Kennedy In reference to Rabbi Brad Hirschfield’s Sept 3 column, “The biblical and rabbinic roots of Ted Kennedy’s politics,” the title of the article seems to imply the author ...
Letters to the editor September 3
Sep 03, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Build it and they will come This is the first time I have felt compelled to respond to an editorial, in this case, the one entitled, “Who are the Downtown Jews?” (Aug. 20). The history of a small s...
Letters to the editor August 27
Aug 27, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Energizing’ response The response after Israeli Vice Premier Moshe Ya’alon called Peace Now a “virus” has been energizing. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said that Ya’alon’s comments were “not ...
Letters to the editor August 20
Aug 20, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
A colossal mistake I write as a physician who studied health care policy in college under an adviser to Sen. Ted Kennedy, and went on to receive a master’s in public health. I have been a physician...
Letters to the editor August 13
Aug 13, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Wanted: Common sense The latest act of gun slaughter hits literally too close to home for me and my family. The Collier Township LA Fitness center where a man opened fire on innocent women, killing...
Letters to the editor August 6
Aug 06, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Group presented speaker I would like to thank The Chronicle for the report on two events at the JCC (Jewish Community Center) in the July 30 issue, written by Eric Lidji, and titled, “Two views of ...
Letters to the editor July 23
Jul 23, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Double standard It would be hilarious were it not so serious that the Palestinian Authority finds allegations against it aired in the Arabic media to be “incitement,” and then able to act immediate...
Letters to the editor July 16
Jul 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Firing’ slammed This letter is in reaction to the shock, dismay and anger the residents of Riverview Towers feel at the recent firing of our beloved activities director, Cheryl Weisberg. Without r...
Letters to the editor July 9
Jul 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
‘We are family’ lauded I would like to thank you and your staff for the wonderful stories of Pittsburgh families (“We are family,” June 2009). I am a member of the Farber family and the publication...
Letters to the editor July 2
Jul 02, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Thanks I want to thank The Jewish Chronicle on two accounts. First, kudos for bringing Eric Lidji, new associate editor, back to Pittsburgh. When I met Eric, who was assigned to report on my projec...