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Thompson brushed off suggestions that having D’Amato stumping for him tarnished his liberal credentials.
The FJCC plans to address many of the civic and communal challenges that face the Jewish residents of Flatbush
A former staffer to New York City Councilman David Greenfield has accused him of promoting himself on a blog written by himself but under a pseudonym of “Dov Gordon.”
Is a Purim costume of a stereotyped black basketball player a racist slur, especially when a Jewish politician is behind the mask? NY legislator Hikind says it was “lots of fun.” No offense intended.
.In the congressional race in the 9th CD (Englewood, NJ) Rabbi Shmuley Boteach gets our support. Though he has gained notoriety as a celebrity rabbi, he possesses a formidable intellect and a deep grasp of a wide range of issues. There can be no doubt that when it will come to dealing with matters of concern to our community, he will be there for us.
For the past two weeks my column has been devoted to the plight of seniors who find themselves incapacitated and in the unfortunate situation of being placed against their will in nursing homes. For various reasons, their children are unable to care for them or engage proper help to safeguard their well being.
One of the positive outcomes of the brouhaha regarding the harassment of Dr. Benzion Twerski - which led to his resignation from Assemblyman Dov Hikind's panel on child abuse - was the realization on the part of many members of our community that they cannot afford to sit on the sidelines any longer.