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Letters to the editor August 18
A ghetto but not as we know it This year marks the 500th anniversary of the founding of the Venice Ghetto, but The Chronicle’s article (“Venice welcomes back Shylock in marking its Jewish history,”...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor August 4
PAJC active right until the end The Jewish Chronicle has been telling the story or how Pittsburgh’s community organizations, built on the service of professionals and volunteers, have been changing...
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor July 28
Anti-Muslim Gingrich in good company I was pleased to read the stern rebuke of one of today’s prominent Donald Trump-style blowhards, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (“Gingrich’s irresponsible s...
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor July 21
Tribute to Elie Wiesel The following poem was written in response to The Chronicle’s July 7 article, “A powerful voice for the finest of Jewish values,” on the death of Elie Wiesel: “Amen” for Elie...
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor July 14
Great building, great memories Having read that fine article by Toby Tabachnick about my former home synagogue (“On the block again, former synagogue building might disappear,” July 7), I was compe...
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor June 23
Stirs Up Bad Memories I left Pittsburgh in 1981, but I never stopped my subscription to The Chronicle. The June 2 story “Catholic students learn that hate can hurt” brought back terrible memories f...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 2
CDS: Worth the Investment I am very thankful to the Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh for recruiting a great speaker for the spring Annual Campaign thank-you event. Daniel Gordis challenged us to ima...
Jun 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 5
Kasich: Decent, Honorable In “No surprises at top of ticket as Clinton, Trump take Pennsylvania (and others)” (April 28), Republican primary election voter Michael Lewin said a mouthful when he not...
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor April 21
More important than being Jewish, Sanders is a mensch The headline “Sanders’ Jewish support is hardly a given” (April 14) not only foretold what my sons would call the lameness of the article — int...
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 7
End of discussion The best Y/JCC basketball player is Sid Cohen (“Who’s the greatest? Best JCC basketball player still up in the air,” March 24). Sid played with the Y senior varsity and led Kilgor...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 31
Way to go, Allderdice! As a displaced alum, I had the pleasure of following the Allderdice boys’ basketball team this season, culminating in being on hand for their championship game (“Allderdice: ...
Mar 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor March 10
Mar 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Zionist hopes at stake There is a lot of concern in the Jewish community about whether the Netanyahu government will go down in history for its failed leadership on the peace issue. At stake are th...
Letters to the editor March 3
Mar 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Headline criticized Please explain why The Jewish Chronicle runs a front-page photo saying “Jews join protest,” in Wisconsin when overwhelmingly Jews have not? (Jewish Chronicle, Feb. 24) Kudos to ...
Letters to the editor February 24
Feb 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Preserve NEA funding The House of Representatives is on track to cut $43 million from the National Endowment for the Arts’ budget of $167.5 million. That’s a 26 percent cut — the deepest in 16 year...
Letters to the editor February 3
Feb 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
HIAS slams column I am the Director of the HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) Israel office and am intimately involved in the evolution of the asylum system in Israel.  The system is lacking and I...
Letters to the editor January 20
Jan 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Liberal culpability Joel Rubin’s op-ed piece relating the Tucson shooting to the assassination of Rabin (“Learning from Israel, post-Tucson,” Jan. 13) is an affront to reason. To paraphrase the lat...
Letters to the editor December 30
Dec 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
They love us here I am in Kosovo, deployed with the Army for my third tour of duty (and second in Kosovo). The Muslim people here love the United States and the Jewish people. I just attended a Rig...
Letters to the editor December 23
Dec 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Macabees maligned Joel Rubin excelled in his attempt to distort history in his political article entitled “Chanuka’s dangerous lessons for today’s Republicans” (The Jewish Chronicle, Dec. 9). He la...
Letters to the editor December 16
Dec 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Inclusive position taken As a member of the JCC 2020 Vision Task Force, I would like to comment on the Dec. 2 article in the Chronicle, “JCC expands hours as part of new guidelines.” The task force...
Letters to the editor December 9
Dec 09, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
New JCC hours lauded Kudos to the leadership of the Jewish Community Center for taking the bold step of aligning their policies with the mores of our community, (“JCC expands hours as part of new g...
Letters to the editor December 2
Dec 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Columnist ‘libels’ Beck As a Hungarian Jew and a Holocaust survivor, having spent nearly a year in Bergen Belsen, I was disturbed by the article written by Simon Greer, “Beck’s Holocaust revision i...