An estimated 450,000 Israelis marched in cities across the country as part of the ‘March of the Million,’ one of the biggest protests in the nation’s history.
In a contest pitting two of Congress’ most influential Jewish Democrats against one another, Rep. Howard Berman has received the blessings of five top California Democrats in his bid to return to Washington as lawmaker for the San Fernando Valley’s newly created 30th Congressional District.
“If she had been on the Titanic, it would not have sunk,” said NYC Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, one of the eulogizers at the August 21 funeral of Sally Goodgold, whose death at the age of 82 on August 18 sent shock waves through New York City’s civic and Jewish communities. The funeral was held at Plaza Memorial in Manhattan, and the casket was draped with New York City’s flag — a rare honor, for which Sally’s son, Jay Goodgold, thanked the Commissioner and Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
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