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Letters | Schleppers, Unity and Polarization

Remembering the Schlep Such a nice tribute to Jewish Exponent Staff Writer Matt Silver’s very talented father, Ken Silver (“Playing in the Band,” Simchas, Oct....
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Letters | Bibi and the Pittsburgh Special Issue

Bibi’s Achievements Regarding “Netanyahu Announces He Is Unable to Form a Government” (jewishexponent.com): Bibi made many positive achievements during his tenure. He’s at least partially...
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Letters | Moral Relativism and Cantors

Judaism Rejects Moral Relativism In his letter (“It’s All Relativism,” Sept. 26), Steve Mendelsohn claims that “Judaism does not embrace moral relativism but thank God...
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Letters | Greg Casey, Mike Folmer and Frank Gehry

Remembering Casey When I heard the news of Greg Casey, or Casey as we called him, passing away, a piece of my childhood ended (“JCC...
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Letters | Book Reviews and Anti-Semitism

Review Is Assault on Trump With reference to the Sept. 13 publication of the book reviews “Dershowitz, Gordis on the U.S.-Israel relationship” by Jesse Bernstein,...
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Letters | Moral Relativism and Veganism

It’s All Relativism In his Torah portion drash (“Knowing Right Versus Wrong,” Sept. 12), my friend Rabbi Eric Yanoff asserted that “Judaism does not embrace...
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Letters | Anti-Semitism and Aramaic

Know It When You See It Mort Klein’s defense of President Trump, his description of him as an individual who “loves the Jewish people and...
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Letters | Synagogue Membership, Gun Violence and More

Engaging Millennials Having read quite a bit about millennials’ disdain for the synagogue model and financial barriers to synagogue membership, I don’t believe the one-year-free...
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Letters | Donald Trump, Synagogues and Veganism

Trump Is Not an Anti-Semite Myron Bassman falsely and absurdly claims President Donald Trump is an anti-Semite (Kvetch ’N’ Kvell, Aug. 15). Trump has moved the...
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Letters | Republicans and Donald Trump

Scoring Points May I suggest to the student who wrote the op-ed “Don’t Use Tragedy to Win Political Points” (Aug. 15) that, while his title...