NYC Mayor Eric Adams made a surprise visit to the 9th annual Jewish Food Media Conference that usually takes place ahead of KosherFest.
When Zeldin pointed out how bad the economy, crime and pocketbook issues are across the state, Hochul’s only response was to call Zeldin the grim reaper.
Maloney had a brief mention of his support for Israel because she is our ally in the Middle East. Lawler didn’t do much better. We need to work with our NATO allies and Israel to ensure the safety and well-being of the world, Lawler said.
A swastika, like a noose, is very upsetting and can’t be minimized.
Greenblatt admits the ADL only refers incidents of hate crimes and antisemitism to federal authorities such as the FBI but does not follow up to see how these cases play out in court.
We do not expect nonpublic schools to look the same as public schools, Coughlin said. Stakeholders encouraged us to include respect for different instructional models and values, so we did.
Regent Susan Mittler, who is Jewish, told The Jewish Press on Monday that the Board has to look at the issue from a different lens than just the ultra-Orthodox community, which is protesting the new rules and regulations.
It’s incredible to see so many businesses come together, vibrant businesses – and Yaeger to give them guidance and the resources to grow even further, Avi Greenstein, CEO of BPJCC told The Jewish Press.
The mission of The Chicago Center is to help anyone in need – whether through referrals, advocacy, food or material goods – and to ensure the person has access to top notch healthcare and accommodations to get them through their journey.
While wearing a Black Lives Matter t-shirt, Awwad blamed the death of George Floyd on the IDF. Many police forces within our country actually go overseas to Israel to learn and to be taught abusive tactics, he said.
I’m so happy it turned out well. It was a risky event. The space was massive. The comics were happy. It could have gone either way.
She’s not stupid, she’s evil. There’s a difference. I am a victim like any other Jew at Kingsborough. It should not be about me, Lax said.
The CDC is very cognizant that they’ve lost public faith, explains Shoshana Bernstein of SB Writing and Communications and a local vaccine educator.
It’s a very special day, it’s a very special month, it’s a very special 40 days. These days are days when G-d is available. It’s a day when we can connect, Karczag told the audience, not all of whom were Jewish.
With no bodyguards present by state police nearby the stage where he spoke at the Hall of Philosophy, an executive with the Anti-Defamation League said he keeps his guard up.
Jackson not only had to create the court from the ground up and define all the processes and the crimes but he had to actually convince people that a trial should occur.
There were definitely mistakes that were made in the past and it is important to fix things as there are 20,000 Jewish students on CUNY campuses. I’m enthusiastic for what will be implemented.
We collect information, literally, on threats that are emerging and help law enforcement stop them even before they happen. We collect data because people reported more than 2700 incidents to us in 2021.
Hikind puts the blame on the district attorney offices for not prosecuting crimes of hate and instead sweeping the problem under the rug through plea bargains.
he Giuliani name among Republicans, the respect and the influence, has dissipated because of the crazy role he has played with the Trump administration, Hikind said.
When state lawmakers arrived in Albany for an extraordinary session of the Legislature, called by Governor Kathy Hochul a week after the decision was rendered, a bill was not ready for debate – costing taxpayers money unnecessarily.
I think it’s important to understand that 58 percent of the religious-based hate crimes are against Jews out of a population of only 2 percent, said Alison Pure-Slovin, director of the Midwest Region of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, based in Chicago.
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Gun-free zones don’t work, Zeldin agreed. They actually become a target for innocent civilians to be attacked because the person carrying out the offense knows they are going to encounter less resistance.
Suozzi brought up the potential conflict of interest between Hochul’s husband, Bill, who is the general counsel for the company holding the vendor concession contract for the stadium, Delaware North.
It’s always challenging taking on an incumbent, Felder told The Jewish Press. There are advantages to incumbency but people are ready for freshness, for new ideas and energy when there is a whole lot of complacency that they see right now.
Last year, after returning from a New York delegation to Poland, I spoke on this day and I mentioned the need to take antisemitism in the United States seriously before it gets worse, Rozic said.
Surrogate’s Court is not for the dead, it’s for the living. That is the key thing you have to keep in mind, Gingold told The Jewish Press exclusively.
As Rosh Beit Midrash, I look forward to spearheading a wide array of learning opportunities and experiences and to building relationships that further advance and deepen the already inspiring growth atmosphere at Darchei Noam, Rabbi Katz said.
We understand that without [the support and partnership of] government and our elected leaders, there’s nothing we can do, Greenfield told the attendees.