Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly held his annual pre-Passover meeting with rabbis and community leaders Tuesday to discuss preparations for the upcoming holiday. They discussed protection, safety, and such matters as chametz burning and families out late at night because of the Pesach seder.
(L-R) Commissioner of the Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit Nazli Parvizi; community activist Michael Melnick; Assistant Chief Joseph Fox, Brooklyn South; Rabbi Israel Steinberg; Community Affairs Chief Douglas Zeigler; and Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly.
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