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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 | 1 1 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 | 4 4 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 | 9 9 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 | 11 11 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 | 15 15 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 | 21 21 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 | 34 34 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 | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 30
What was Pence Thinking? The Chronicle’s “In Indiana, an uncomfortable turn in the spotlight” (April 16) explores the question of whether the short-lived Indiana “Religious Freedom Restoration Act”...
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 23
Tribune-Review: Pro-Israel all the way Far be it from me, as a longtime reporter, to favor canceling subscriptions to a newspaper for its wrongheadedness on a particular issue (“ZOA, CAMERA target ...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 16
Music, but not to Pittsburgh’s ears Highly respected musician Idan Raichel — known as Israel’s answer to Peter Gabriel for his cross-cultural collaborations and global outlook — will be touring the...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Letters to the editor March 18
Mar 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Look forward, not backward Last week’s editorial on Jerusalem, “Too High a Price,” regretfully looked backward rather than forward. No one who supports the two-state solution envisions a divided ci...
Letters to the editor March 11
Mar 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Lack of respect The Squirrel Hill Jewish Community Center recently hosted “Party with the Presidents,” a gala Saturday night event. In reviewing a major local newspaper’s Web site photographs of th...
Letters to the editor February 25
Feb 25, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Ill-conceived cartoon selection No relationship is easy, especially when it follows centuries of mistrust and persecution of one party by the other. The Catholic-Jewish relationship is no exception...