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Letter to the editor July 28
Here’s to the Chronicle! Hearty congratulations to my former classmate, publisher and CEO Jim Busis, and all who are associated with the excellent new look and new name Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle....
Jul 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor July 14
A stake through our hearts Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has revealed once again that he is a politician first and foremost, acting solely to extend his reign as the country’s leader. I...
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 67 67 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 | 51 51 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 | 89 89 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 | 102 102 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 | 131 131 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 | 104 104 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 | 134 134 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 | 153 153 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 | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
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Archives
Letters to the editor: 3/26
Mar 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Face facts In the March 19 issue of The Jewish Chronicle an article appears describing recent activities at local universities that have been labeled “anti-Israel.” While I don’t see any point in a...
Letters to the editor: 3/5
Mar 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Teen makes positive difference Fifteen-year-old California high school student McKay Hatch is a young man who is mature and wise far beyond his years. McKay has founded a burgeoning group called th...
Letters to the editor: 2/26
Feb 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Hadassah open for business The Hadassah office, located at 1824 Murray Ave. in the heart of Squirrel Hill, is and has always been open. To paraphrase Mark Twain, the report of our demise was greatl...
Letters to the editor: 2/5
Feb 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Giving blood a mitzvah Toby Tabachnick’s story about Ellen Schall’s frequent platelet donation was an important reminder about the ability of each of us to do our own part to repair the world. It w...
Letters to the editor: 1/29
Jan 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Fresh eyes needed My heart grieves for Izzedin Abuleish. The loss of his three dear daughters and other family members when an Israeli shell hit their home is nearly too painful to bear (“Jewish op...
Letters to the editor: 1/22
Jan 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
No game playing here These are hard days for the people of Israel and I wanted to share my personal story and some facts about the conflict. I’m form Ashkelon, a beautiful city on the cost of the M...
Letters to the editor: 1/15
Jan 14, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Israel has done enough I recently got into a debate about what my friend called “the plight of the innocent Palestinians being manipulated by their Hamas leadership to use their places of worship a...
Letters to the editor: 1/8
Jan 07, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Israel needs our help Volunteers are desperately needed in Israel to support the military effort being made to stop the rocket fire into the Israeli cities from Gaza. We recently returned from a th...
Letters to the editor: 1/1
Dec 31, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Schachter got it right Several individuals wrote to take issue with Abby Wisse Schachter’s editorial “An open letter to President George W. Bush.” I would suggest that they re-read the section wher...
Letters to the editor: 12/25
Dec 24, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Pollard a hero In the Dec. 11 edition there was a letter from someone from Morris Township, N.J. Why? Are you so short on local letters to the editor? The only thing right about that letter was you...