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Letter to the editor June 16
No need to panic The Chronicle’s “Paul Caplan tells a distinguished tale” (May 26) reminded me of a vignette from his wife, Gertrude. It says much, I think, of what the culture of Squirrel Hill was...
Jun 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 19
Contrasting Styles Two articles especially caught my attention in The Chronicle’s May 12 edition, and I consider them to be related in an offbeat way. “Lynn Cullen is the perennial performer” provi...
May 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 12
The success of aliyah In an article chronicling three North Americans who moved back to the United States after becoming Israeli citizens, not mentioned were the estimated 350,000 Anglos who are cu...
May 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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My AirBNB Seder
It started, like so many things in life, with my sister. You see, my extended family meets in the metro DC area for Passover. It’s a very convenient location for many - even I can drive there from ...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 5
To the governor, thank you It was a joy to read The Chronicle’s “Passover seders the new norm at Pa. Governor’s Residence (April 21),” which details the second annual such event hosted by Gov. Tom ...
May 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor April 28
To Jeffrey Herzog, thank you The timing could not be better for the prestigious Jefferson Award to be bestowed on Jeffrey Herzog for his extraordinary work with new Americans through his associatio...
Apr 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 14
Embracing our animal friends As a guardian to three precious dogs who bring unbounded joy and who have helped me through loneliness and challenge, it was gratifying to read the front page article r...
Apr 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor April 7
Simply disrespectful On the Opinion page of a recent Jewish Chronicle was a cartoon by Sean Delonas that depicted President Trump sitting in a chair watching Sesame Street. Under the headline “Trum...
Apr 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor March 24
On child sexual abuse, ask the tough questions While everyone is giving kudos to the Yeshiva Boys School of Pittsburgh for its swift and appropriate handling of an alleged case of child sex abuse, ...
Mar 23, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 17
Appreciation for the Jewish Healthcare Foundation Thanks to The Chronicle for its March 9 article on AgeWell Pittsburgh being named as a finalist for the Collaboration Prize (“AgeWell Pittsburgh re...
Mar 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor March 10
A one-sided view The Chronicle’s Feb. 24 article “More funding options available for day schools responding to budget shortfall” presents a very one-sided view of the Educational Improvement Tax Cr...
Mar 08, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor September 29
Sep 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
GOP candidates assailed [The Sept. 22] dismal Republican debate may have been painful to watch for many Americans — but especially so for American Jews. On national television, we witnessed a field...
Letters to the editor September 22
Sep 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
Perry’s problems Though I am a hard right conservative on fiscal issues and matters of crime and punishment, I am on many issues a social liberal — as I believe are most members of the Jewish commu...
Letters to the editor September 15
Sep 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
Torahs not tainted My comment in the Sept. 1 Chronicle story, “Youlus indicted; faces charges of mail, wire fraud,” which reports about the Youlus indictments contained “nothing I didn’t know or ex...
Letters to the editor September 8
Sep 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
Take up Shalit's cause For nearly 1,900 days, Noam and Aviva Shalit have been unable to hug their son. They have not heard his voice, seen his face, or even had the small comfort of knowing that he...
Letters to the editor September 1
Sep 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
Sharpton hasn’t changed Regarding the Aug. 25 editorial, “Al Sharpton’s t’shuva,” as a former New Yorker now living in Pittsburgh, I clearly remember the Crown Heights riots of 20 years ago and the...
Letters to the editor August 18
Aug 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
Respectful Dialogue On July 11, the Israeli Knesset passed an anti-boycott law that drew immediate criticism from many quarters. In Israel, a Jerusalem Post editorial entitled “The Bad Boycott Bill...
Letters to the editor August 11
Aug 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
A justified event Being one of the 80 signers on the ad that protested the anti-democratic “anti-boycott law,” I was proud to attend last Sunday’s meeting at the Squirrel Hill Library regarding Isr...
Letters to the editor August 4
Aug 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
Have some faith Israel’s new boycott law is currently a hot topic. Many are criticizing it as undemocratic and a violation of free speech. Comparisons are being made to other — much older — democra...
Letters to the editor July 28
Jul 28, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
Maximizing chances for success Your recent article on teacher retention in Jewish day schools (“Mentor support equals teacher retention in Pittsburgh,” July 14) made some excellent points, and help...
Letters to the editor July 21
Jul 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Bill hurts Israeli democracy Regarding the recent passage by the Israeli Knesset of the Bill to Prevent Harm to the State of Israel by Means of Boycott, this bill is merely the latest round of the ...