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“If I knew him I might love him.”

The beauty of a Jew is his relationship to other Jews and his involvement with Medinat Yisrael.

Bill de Blasio Likely Democratic Winner, GOP Picks Lhota

Both Weiner and Spitzer lost, showing NYC Dems have no appetite for pervs.

New Jersey Jewish Student Sues NY Cops over Immodest Frisk

Swift NY cops jump on a young Jewish woman for an immodest frisk. Her crime? Maybe she was picking up drugs? Or running away from a robbery? No. She was petting a cat – and she is suing the police.

JPress Forum: Metzitzah B’peh, Vouchers, Weiner Charms the Crowd

There are not many issues the Democratic mayoral hopefuls agree on, especially when they are seated at one table.

De Blasio Promising The Jewish Press to Restore Childcare Vouchers

“Too often, the Bloomberg approach has been My way or the highway. I'll do things differently.”

Four Years Late, Thompson Hires Sheinkopf as ‘Senior’ Strategist

"There was a time when he certainly was not happy with me."

Few Mayoral Candidates Stand Up to Chassidim on ‘Metzitzah B’peh’

Democratic candidate Erick Salgado called MBP “a practice that was commanded by God,” and practiced “since God told Abraham to do so.”

NYC Mayoral Candidates Heavily Courting Orthodox Jewish Voters

Approximately 25 percent of the New York City electorate is Jewish, and a growing number are Orthodox.

Court De-Fizzes Mayor Bloomberg’s Soda Ban

A New York state judge ruled that the New York City “big soda can” ban promoted by Mayor Michael Bloomberg is illegal. It was...

Sandy-Battered Rockaways Residents Boo Schumer and Bloomberg

Hecklers in the Rockaways, battered by Superstorm Sandy, booed Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Sen. Chuck Schumer at the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Sunday. “For...

Mayor Bloomberg to the Homeless: No Cholent for You!

Former pro-Soviet Jewry activist and local Upper West Side all around tzadik Glenn Richter has been collecting food from the Ohav Zedek synagogue and similar institutions and bringing it to homeless shelters for more than 20 years, but recently, when he attempted to bring a traditional Shabbat cholent leftovers from a shul kiddush, he was refused on account of the Bloomberg administration's decree against giving too much salt, fat and fiber to the homeless.

The Gray Lady Versus Our Security

The New York Times recently threw a hissy fit over what it felt were overzealous efforts by Mayor Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Kelly to defend NYPD anti-terrorist surveillance programs the Times opposes.

In Response to AP Story, Chicago Police, Mayor Emanuel, Promise: We Won’t Spy on...

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy announced in response to an AP Exposé that his department will never conduct blanket surveillance of Muslims the way the New York Police Department had done in Newark, N.J., when he was the chief of police there. Mayor Bloomberg's response to the same AP story was: "We cannot slack in our vigilance. The threat was real. The threat is real. The threat is not going away."

‘We Have An Obligation To Stand Even Taller’: An Interview With Political Consultant Hank...

Hank Sheinkopf is a master of the rough world of political campaigning. As president of Sheinkopf Communications, he's worked on some 700 political campaigns on four continents, including 44 American states. His clients have included President Clinton and Mayor Bloomberg. Sought after for comment by major media outlets, he is a CNN contributor and has lectured at NYU, Harvard, and Fordham.

Local Boy To National Stardom?

One of Steven Ari-Z Leiner's fondest childhood memories, he says while taking a break from campaigning, is when on his 13th birthday the late Bobover Rebbe helped him put on his tefillin. The Bobover Rebbe, Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, and Maimonides are some of his heroes. Some of his secular role models include John F. Kennedy, Mayor Bloomberg, Warren Buffet, and Paul Krugman, he adds.

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