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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 | 20 20 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 | 20 20 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 | 31 31 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 | 41 41 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 | 47 47 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 | 65 65 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 | 80 80 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 | 87 87 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 | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor March 3
Temple Sinai not the first In a recent edition of The Chronicle you told of the “new” dues policy being implemented at Temple Sinai (“Demolishing dues may foster future finances at Temple Sinai,” F...
Mar 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor February 24
Chronicle is no place for hate groups I was both shocked and appalled by The Chronicle’s decision to run “Pittsburgher gets national position with John Birch Society” (Feb. 9). The John Birch Socie...
Feb 22, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor September 30
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 276 276 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 | 292 292 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 | 309 309 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 | 325 325 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 | 328 328 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 | 329 329 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...
Letter to the editor July 21
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 327 327 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letter to the editor July 14
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 339 339 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letter to the editor June 23
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 359 359 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letters to the editor June 2
Jun 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 359 359 recommendations | email to a friend
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...