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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 | 8 8 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 | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 23
By all means, ‘settle’ “I loved the interview with the irrepressible Tova Weinberg from JNS.org that you printed last week, (“The ‘matchmaker’s touch,’” Jan. 16.) I was especially struck by the fac...
Jan 24, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 16
Supporting the disabled Thank you for reprinting Simone Ellin’s Baltimore Jewish Times Dec. 26, 2013, article, “Inclusion of Jews with Disabilities is Focus of Inaugural Leadership Conference.” It ...
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 9
Mohalim are well trained I wish to publicly thank the Chronicle and offer “Yasher Koach” on its Dec. 26 editorial (“In defense of circumcision”) supporting and defending Bris Milah, ritual circumci...
Jan 09, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor January 2
A meaningful 20 minutes Thanks to the Tuckfelt family, and the other donors, for their support of the new Holocaust memorial on the campus of Community Day School. For those of you who have not had...
Jan 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor December 19
Hypothetical history Regarding the Nov. 14 book review, “What if Anne Frank’s sister, Margot, survived? Book poses question,” I would like to thank Hilary Daninhirsch for her review of “Margot,” an...
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor December 12
Free speech War, intermarriage, apathy, hate; today’s plagues. These words were posted anonymously as part of an art exhibit on a wall of the Jewish Community Center, home to Jews of every stripe. ...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor November 21
Seidman lauded A hearty mazel tov to Rabbi Eli Seidman on his retirement from the military after a 24-year career. “I enjoyed every minute of it,” says this very humble man (“At Veterans Day, soon-...
Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor November 14
Disrespectful cartoon The Jewish Chronicle often presents excellent articles, columns and editorials that address diversity and the need for people to have an understanding and sensitivity for othe...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor November 7
Never forget The Oct. 24 story about the YouTube Video made by a concerned Holocaust survivor’s daughter, “YouTube video renews debate over mandated Shoa ed. in PA” was quite disturbing and depress...
Nov 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor July 2
Jul 02, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 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...
Letters to the editor June 25
Jun 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Follow the situation Two weeks ago President Obama delivered a speech in Cairo that was strongly biased toward Muslims. It was full of inaccuracies and omissions. While many American Jews were dist...
Letters to the editor June 19
Jun 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Tiller was a martyr The choice of words that the anti-choice movement has been using for the last four decades ultimately instigated the murder of Dr. George Tiller. Maria Vitale’s letter (“Doctor’...
Letters to the editor June 11
Jun 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Doctor’s murder condemned The murder of late-term abortionist Dr. George Tiller has been swiftly condemned by the leaders of the pro-life movement. The Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation extends its ...
Letters to the editor May 28
May 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Kripper supported I am writing in support of Rabbi [Daniel] Kripper, whose unfortunate immigration status was described in a recent Chronicle article (“Immigration issues force Adat Shalom rabbi ou...
Letters to the editor May 21
May 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Keep Covenant Jewish Why hasn’t the Jewish Association on Aging, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation, and the United Jewish Federation taken some positive action to submit a bid for the Covenant? Ther...
Letters to the editor May 21
May 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Parent takes issue with story Hopefully, the findings of the recent JECEI survey of Pittsburgh Jewish preschools discussed in last week’s Chronicle (“Early childhood survey charts potential, challe...
Letters to the editor 5/7
May 07, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Bill supported Thank you for the wonderful article, “W.Va. Holocaust commission struggles for funding, survival,” (April 23). When we had the Yom Hashoa service in Morgantown, W.V. House of Delegat...
Letters to the editor: 4/30
Apr 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Gun control article unbalanced (Editor’s note: This letter is in response to a story in the April 16th Chronicle, “Gun control a divisive issue for American Jews.”) I have NOT seen the gun control ...
Letters to the editor: 4/23
Apr 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
An immediate urgency This week, the United Nations launched its first global racism conference in eight years. The conference in Geneva, titled with the intention of fighting racism, has actually h...