The Weekly Edition
Sunday, April 21, 2019
JFilm festival showcases international comedies, dramas and documentaries
By Adam Reinherz and Toby Tabachnick
Twenty-one Pittsburgh premieres to provide variety of options for film fans interested in Jewish story lines.
Social justice
Teens at BBYO convention urged to use their voices for social change
By Toby Tabachnick
Thousands of teens from around the world were energized to take action and make a difference. Pittsburgher Kaylee Werner has already begun.
Changes in Shopping
Murray Avenue Kosher expands into former Smallman Street Deli
By Adam Reinherz
Local grocery store is growing to the excitement of community members.
Bridge building
From marshmallows to social justice, these Muslim and Jewish teens are bonding
By Toby Tabachnick
Best friends find their similarities outweigh their differences, and seek to share that discovery with others.
Mayor in Israel
Peduto visits Jewish state
By Adam Reinherz
Steel City mayor travels to Israel with international delegation.
New hire
Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Congregation names interim executive director
By Adam Reinherz
Former Alcoa vice president will oversee day-to-day operations.
Culture of violence
Pitt academic presents the facts of right-wing extremism
By David Rullo
The role of social media in anti-Semitic and other hate violence
Keeping connected
Pittsburgh snowbirds flock together for friendship, food and Bari Weiss
By Toby Tabachnick
‘New York Times’ journalist talked anti-Semitism, gun control and sexting.
Holocaust education
Bethel Park teacher inspired by Holocaust seminar in New Jersey
By Toby Tabachnick
Leigh Ann Totty has been expanding her own Holocaust education for more than 10 years.
Holocaust memoir
Diary ‘rescued from the ashes’ details life in Warsaw Ghetto
By Toby Tabachnick
Pitt professor translated first-hand account of Holocaust from Polish to English 47 years ago. The ‘page-turner’ has finally been published.
Ease in the Air
FlyLouie offers welcome adventure in commuting
By Adam Reinherz
FlyLouie executives came to Pittsburgh, spoke about their service and invited the Chronicle to experience it.
Music in the Holy Land
Internist joins fellow physicians to play in Israel
By Adam Reinherz
No more hate
Solutions to hate start personally say leaders
By Adam Reinherz
Representatives of various faiths gathered to mark path forward.
Showing Support / Cranes and pies swoop in after Shabbat services
By Adam Reinherz
Pathway forward / Road to healing goes through Charleston
By Adam Reinherz
Pack 1818
Family time at heart of Pinewood Derby race
By Adam Reinherz
Jewish cub scout group holds annual competition, but the real goal is shared experience.
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