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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: 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...
Letters to the editor: 12/11
Dec 10, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Public knowledge In his Dec. 4 letter, “Chabad coverage assailed,” Harvey Rosenblum expresses his displeasure that a comment made by his rabbi in his temple’s bulletin has become the subject of pub...
Letters to the editor: 11/4
Dec 03, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
We must pull together I want to thank The Jewish Chronicle for the editorial you printed in the Nov. 27 edition in support of the new Chabad House opening in Monroeville (“Chabad helps enrich Jewis...
Letters to the editor: 11/27
Dec 01, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Welcome Monroeville Chabad As former chair of the Adult Education Committee of Temple David in Monroeville, I would like to briefly weigh in on the concern voiced by the current spiritual leaders i...
Letters to the editor: 11/20
Nov 19, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Editorial assailed I was shocked to read your Nov 13. editorial “Jerusalem for all.” After noting the recent election of Nir Barkat as Jerusalem mayor, you reported that the religious candidate, Ra...