Eric Goldstein — a Modern Orthodox Wall Street lawyer — may seem like a surprising pick to lead N.Y.’s Jewish federation. But a closer look shows he’s not such a radical departure.
The New York State Senate approved a bill that would suspend funding to educational institutions which fund groups that boycott Israel.
Poetry slam is a genre usually pigeonholed between rap and performance art. So why did 130 young Jews turn out at a shul to try their hand at putting sermons to rhyme?
A group of New York Jewish public figures have signed an open letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio condemning his recent proclamation that the pro-Israel lobbyist group AIPAC would always have a friend at City Hall.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Israeli President Shimon Peres paid tribute to Edgar Bronfman at a public memorial service Tuesday night.
New York City mayors have been outspoken defenders of Israel since its establishment — and of the Zionist cause even before that.
Evidence collected against a New York State school district that has been accused of anti-Semitic harassment is “sufficient” to substantiate the charges, a federal attorney concluded.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio reportedly praised Israel at a private gala event hosted by the pro-Israel group AIPAC in Manhattan.
Dawn Zimmer was a stay-at-home mom. Now she’s the first Jewish mayor of Hoboken — and a big thorn in the side of embattled N.J. Gov. Chris Christie.
Eric Goldstein has been named the new head of New York’s Jewish federation. The Wall Street lawyer has long been active in the community, but has no non-profit management experience.