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Letter to the editor January 15
B-ball team’s dedication example to all of us Thank you to Bee Schindler for highlighting the legendary successes of the JCC varsity basketball team under the leadership of head coach Mark Pattis (...
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor January 8
Better late than never Wow, just in time! It was the eighth candle of Chanukah before we Jews managed to get with the program. Finally, finally, a “100-plus crowd” turned out in Squirrel Hill to le...
Jan 07, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor January 1
‘Venomous’ ZOA way off the mark Perhaps The Jewish Chronicle could do a service by publishing the full text of the Conflict Kitchen wrapper as a corrective to the mischaracterizations in the ZOA cr...
Dec 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor December 25
Chanukah lesson: We are all like candles The Chanukah menorah on the steps of City Hall in Pittsburgh may inspire many in the Jewish community and non-Jews as well (“What makes Chanukah great in Am...
Dec 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor December 4
The Post-Gazette’s silence was deafening I have not wanted to accept the accuracy of the recurring accusations made by many from our community that the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the major and often ...
Dec 04, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor November 27
As Jews, we must not break apart I appreciated Toby Tabachnick’s Nov. 13 article “‘CoExistence’ — not ‘Conflict’ — will be served at these CMU, Pitt ‘Kitchens.’ ’’ I appreciated even more the coura...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor November 20
Azerbaijan a democracy? Think again In his article on the relationship between Israel and Azerbaijan (“Israel’s emerging Muslim-majority ally,” Nov. 6), David Bernstein claims that Azerbaijan is “t...
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 9 9 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 | 9 9 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 | 9 9 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 | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor November 5
Nov 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
A positive portrayal It is rare to see Jews portrayed by the mass media without the usual negative stereotypes. In light of that, it has been refreshing to see how the new television series, “Glee,...
Letters to the editor October 29
Oct 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Let inmates foot corrections costs I was pleased to read the 22 October article, “Costa cites prison reform as possible cost-cutting measure for State,” which notes State Sen. Jay Costa’s efforts t...
Letters to the editor October 22
Oct 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Goldstone lauded for report I have read several articles in The Jewish Chronicle seeking to discredit the U.N. Human Rights Council report (known as the Goldstone report), which found Israel guilty...
Letters to the editor October 15
Oct 15, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Dunkin’ Donuts a sign of change When I was growing up in Pittsburgh in the ’70s, it was always great fun to visit our cousins in Queens, New York. I realized I could enjoy more in New York — restau...
Letters to the editor October 8
Oct 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Women at risk Thank you for publishing an article on the Siegel family and the ovarian cancer risk for Ashkenazi women, (“Gene mutation is clue about cancer risks among Ashkenazi women,” Sept. 24)....
Letters to the editor September 24
Sep 24, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Auxiliary closing (Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to the members of the Weinberg Village Ladies Auxiliary.) At a meeting held May 13, 2009, at the Weinberg Village, the Ladies Auxilia...
Letters to the editor September 17
Sep 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Kennedy served the disadvantaged Judah Samet is correct in the condemnation he hurls at the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy in his Sept. 10 letter, “Columnist blasted on Kennedy.” Much of Kennedy’s ...
Letters to the editor September 10
Sep 10, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 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 | 23 23 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 | 23 23 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 ...