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Letters to the editor June 25
Step up to the plate to save Jewish Pittsburgh I congratulate Rabbi Mark N. Staitman for his recent June 11 Opinion piece “Let’s have ‘the talk’: As synagogues resources dwindle, the time has come ...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 18
Rabbi Riskin: a Wexner star The first Pittsburgh Wexner Heritage Group (“Leaders with a commitment to the ‘Jewish way’ are Wexner’s ‘tremendous gift,’”June 11) had the privilege of spending two wee...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 11
Roman’s exit a loss for community Our Greater Pittsburgh Jewish community regrettably will be losing a strong asset with the departure of Gregg Roman, director of the Jewish Federation of Greater P...
Jun 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor June 4
A plan for peace My husband and I were so pleased to interview the Rev. Liddy Barlow at Rodef Shalom on Yom Kippur afternoon in the sanctuary. (“Clergy’s trip to Israel brings renewed focus on hope...
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 21
An unholy alliance Rep. Lee Zeldin is correct when he states that “America has … no greater ally than Israel” (“Why more American Jews are voting Republican,” May 7). But after that, he and I part ...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor May 14
Where’s the recognition? It was a special occasion to have almost a dozen Israeli runners take part in our Pittsburgh Marathon during the celebration that marked 20 years of having Karmiel/Misgav a...
May 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 30
What was Pence Thinking? The Chronicle’s “In Indiana, an uncomfortable turn in the spotlight” (April 16) explores the question of whether the short-lived Indiana “Religious Freedom Restoration Act”...
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 23
Tribune-Review: Pro-Israel all the way Far be it from me, as a longtime reporter, to favor canceling subscriptions to a newspaper for its wrongheadedness on a particular issue (“ZOA, CAMERA target ...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 16
Music, but not to Pittsburgh’s ears Highly respected musician Idan Raichel — known as Israel’s answer to Peter Gabriel for his cross-cultural collaborations and global outlook — will be touring the...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 9
Book reviews need boost I very much enjoy the book reviews in The Chronicle.  However, these reviews (for example “Some of Lincoln’s best friends were Jews” and “The story of Jewish terrorism in it...
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor April 2
Paper went too far Once again, we are witnessing public attacks on the Israeli democratic process to satisfy people’s personal political agendas. Last week, Dan Simpson of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazet...
Apr 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the editor September 6
Sep 07, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
Voter ID ruling lauded We commend the ruling of the D.C. Circuit Court striking down Texas’ voter ID law, which at its core would disproportionately disenfranchise poor and minority voters. No elec...
Letters to the editor August 30
Aug 30, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 202 202 recommendations | email to a friend
We forgot Finegold Your Aug. 23 article “Pittsburgh’s Jewish Pirates,” was very nice, but I think you missed a very important one. Dr. Joseph Finegold was very valuable to the team. He was the team...
Letters to the editor August 23
Aug 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 201 201 recommendations | email to a friend
Keep pressure on MDA From a profound commitment to the Jewish people and progressive Jewish values, we are joining the campaign to raise the alarm about the appointment of Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu by M...
Letters to the editor August 16
Aug 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 207 207 recommendations | email to a friend
A great debate, please As a strong supporter of President Obama, it may come as a surprise that I welcome the recent steps taken by the Romney campaign to compete for support in our community.  No ...
Letters to the editor July 19
Jul 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 209 209 recommendations | email to a friend
Work for peace Last week’s editorial titled “Watershed Moment” was indeed that.  The discourse about the Presbyterian Church (USA), their General Assembly and the commissioners who voted in it reac...
Letters to the editor July 12
Jul 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
Mission Atidim remembered Your great description and imagery of the recent Centennial Mission (“From family tree to Tel Aviv kitchen, mission made lasting impact,” July 5) brought back fond memorie...
Letters to the editor June 28
Jun 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 202 202 recommendations | email to a friend
Where was the review? It is with disappointment and frustration that I note that The Jewish Chronicle, the acknowledged newspaper of record for the Jewish community in western Pennsylvania, failed ...
Letters to the editor June 21
Jun 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 205 205 recommendations | email to a friend
Kotel equality Tel Aviv is a city known for its beautiful beaches. Our beaches might look like many other Mediterranean countries, but there is something very unique about the beaches in Tel Aviv. ...
Letters to the editor June 14
Jun 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 202 202 recommendations | email to a friend
Synagogue remembrance On a beautiful Sunday in May, a full bus load of people from the community enjoyed a six-hour, organized trip from New Light Synagogue to the East End, Squirrel Hill and Homes...
Letters to the editor June 7
Jun 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 198 198 recommendations | email to a friend
Omissions & clarifications We appreciated Andrew Goldstein’s article on this year’s wonderful Tikkun Leil Shavuot program. I wanted to bring to your attention some omissions and clarifications. The...