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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 | 1 1 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 | 3 3 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 | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor December 10
For Rabbi Edelstein, a job well done In the Nov. 19 Jewish Chronicle, I was pleased to see that Rabbi Jason Edelstein has taught at Saint Vincent College for 47 years (“Saint Vincent College honors...
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor December 3
Shame on us The anti-refugee fervor of today is haunting and tragic for those of us with connections to the Holocaust. My unfortunate link to it is the murder of my Austrian paternal grandparents, ...
Dec 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor November 5
Yaron Sideman does not promote peace Some of us who attended the presentation on Oct. 27 by Yaron Sideman, consul general of Israel for the Mid-Atlantic Region, may have hoped for comments that wou...
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor October 22
J Street U proposal: Outrageous! Anyone who has been to Israel, or has yet to go but loves our homeland, should be both astonished and appalled at J Street U’s proposal to create a school curriculu...
Oct 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor September 17
Davis spectacle is a charade! Throughout history, we have witnessed the evil that can be perpetrated by those who cloak themselves in religion in order to perpetrate injustice and evil. The latest ...
Sep 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor September 10
Applauding Maccabi’s success I was delighted to read in The Chronicle that Pittsburgh teens have once again become interested in the JCC Maccabi Youth Games (“Local athletes proved their ‘medal’ at...
Sep 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor September 3
Republican cooperation? Not happening It may have been an unintentional typo, but Congressman Keith Rothfus is a Republican, not a Democrat, as mentioned in The Chronicle’s Aug. 20 story “Rothfus m...
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor August 27
Taking care of our own I read with interest “Cemetery blight is Jewish community’s mark of shame” (July 30). With that in mind, the Pittsburgh Jewish community is fortunate to have the Jewish Cemet...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Letters to the editor September 16
Sep 16, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Mosque would symbolize conquest I am writing in response to both the Guest Column by Rabbi Tuchman and the letter from Jodi Hirsh in the Sept. 2 edition. The concept of separation of church and sta...
Letters to the editor September 9
Sep 13, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Comparing websites After reading Abby Wisse Schachter’s Sept. 2 editorial advising voters to vote Republican in November (“Election 2010: Choice between dependence and independence”), I visited the...
Letters to the editor September 2
Sep 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Inspiration, not intolerance The proposal to build Park51, a Muslim community center and mosque in lower Manhattan two blocks from the World Trade Center site has become a lightning rod for hysteri...
Letters to the editor August 26
Aug 26, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Jewish employees deserve free admission When I got home on the 20th of August and read about the county having a picnic on the holiest day of the year (“County regrets scheduling picnic on Yom Kipp...
Letters to the editor August 12
Aug 12, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Don’t judge this couple [Regarding the Aug. 5 editorial, “The Jewish wedding that wasn’t,”] the judgments, inferences and sweeping generalizations about the Clinton/Mezvinsky wedding are cause for ...
Letters to the editor August 5
Aug 05, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Shiva still works I just read your July 15 column, “As our world changes, so does shiva.” I’m not arguing with what you said and your opinions about shiva and whether or not it is changing. I just ...
Letters to the editor July 15
Jul 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Reject conversion bill (The following is an open letter by the president of the Union for Reform Judaism and the executive vice president of the Rabbinical Assembly of rabbis to Prime Minister Benj...
Letters to the editor July 8
Jul 08, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Congratulations on merger Congratulations to the members and leaders of Tree of Life and Or L’Simcha for their willingness to make the hard choices, which allowed these two congregations to merge. ...