Ed Koch will be honored at his funeral by former President Bill Clinton and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
At the service Monday morning, NY time, at Manhattan’s Reform Temple Emanu-El, the assembled will also hear Israeli consul general Ido Aharoni speak about Koch’s other fierce loyalty: Israel.
Koch died Friday of congestive heart failure at age 88.
On Saturday, friends from Koch’s weekly Greenwich Village luncheon gathering got together, two weeks after his last meal with them, according to WNBC.
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