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Letter to the editor July 7
Forgotten children The blood of the souls of 1.5 million Jewish children are crying from the depths of the ashes of the Holocaust, asking, “Why is only Anne Frank’s story repeated for generations? ...
Jul 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor June 23
America in retreat I appreciate The Chronicle standing with those of us who decry President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord (“Save Planet Earth,”...
Jun 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 51 51 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 | 90 90 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 | 95 95 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 | 70 70 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 | 103 103 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 | 118 118 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 | 108 108 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 | 133 133 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 | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor December 23
Dec 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 244 244 recommendations | email to a friend
We remember when In the write-up on Esther Lappidus, there is no mention of her earliest acting gigs at the YM&WHA Playhouse. For the play “The Man Came to Dinner” the stage crew of Allen Pinsker a...
Letter to the editor November 25
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 290 290 recommendations | email to a friend
Be prepared to fight I regret to say that The Chronicle is unjustifiably optimistic in its Nov. 17 editorial, “The need to move forward,” hoping for the best with a new president from whom we have ...
Letter to the editor November 4
Nov 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 302 302 recommendations | email to a friend
McGinty is more sensible choice On The Chronicle’s Oct. 21 Opinion page are sharply contrasting views of who would be the better U.S. senator from Pennsylvania and friend to the Jewish community an...
Letters to the editor October 7
Oct 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 333 333 recommendations | email to a friend
Pittsburgh dallies on delis During a recent week’s vacation in Los Angeles, my significant other and I were privileged to enjoy four great Jewish-style delicatessen meals, visiting Nate ’n Al, Jerr...
Letter to the editor September 30
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 331 331 recommendations | email to a friend
Has J Street crossed any line? On Sept. 15, The Chronicle published an editorial, “J Street crosses the line.” I want to examine what the editorial was saying and whether J Street has in fact cross...
Letter to the editor September 16
Sep 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 352 352 recommendations | email to a friend
With Trump, everything to lose It is with sadness and disappointment that I read The Chronicle’s “Why do Florida’s Orthodox Jews support Trump? Because they fear Clinton,” which notes that these in...
Letters to the editor August 25
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 371 371 recommendations | email to a friend
Saccone: out of step In his letter “Celebrating our national motto” (Aug. 18), state Rep. Rick Saccone (R-District 39) attempts to refute the notion that he wishes to “put God back into our governm...
Letters to the editor August 18
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 383 383 recommendations | email to a friend
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,”...
Letters to the editor August 4
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 378 378 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letter to the editor July 28
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 380 380 recommendations | email to a friend
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...