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Mayoral Candidates Tweet Holiday Greetings to Orthodox Voters

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Last week, in a pitch to NYC Jewish voters, some of the mayoral candidates opted for the least expensive, but often most appreciated, gesture, and tweeted a greeting to the Jewish community celebrating the holiday of Shavu’ot.

Sal Albanese impressed with an extraordinary tweet in Hebrew:

Sal Albanese

Republican hopeful Joe Lhota tweeted his greetings from his private account, receiving a lot of Retweets:

JOE LHOTA

Public Advocate and mayoral hopeful Bill de Balsio tweeted, this time not the first, a short message pronouncing Shavuos in Chasidish:

Bill de Blasio

About the Author: Jacob Kornbluh is described as an up and coming Orthodox Jewish Blogger, writing about Local, national and Israeli politics, and a freelance reporter for various publications. Kornbluh's work has been featured in Haaretz, the NY Times, local blogs, and on local Jewish Radio, Kornbluh also covers the NYC 2013 mayoral race in general and a focus on the Jewish vote in particular at: http://nymayor.blogspot.com. Follow Jacob on Twitter @jacobkornbluh and his daily blog: jacobkornbluh.com


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