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  • Huma Abedin Sticks by Anthony Weiner After New Sext Revelation

    By Reuters

    New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, with his wife by his side, said he is staying in the race after confirming on Tuesday that some newly revealed sexually explicit online chats and photos, published this week by a gossip website, were sent by him.Read More

    Eying Orthodox Vote, New York Mayor Candidates Back Aid to Religious Schools

    By Josh Nathan-Kazis

    New York’s leading Democratic mayoral candidates are promising more aid to religious schools. Is it the right thing to do — or just an effort to pander to the Orthodox vote?Read More

    New York Measles Outbreak Halted Among Orthodox

    By Seth Berkman

    A measles outbreak among New York’s Orthodox Jewish community has been curtailed, according to officials for the city’s department of health.Read More

    Gilad Shalit Will Lead Aliyah Flight From U.S.

    By JTA

    Gilad Shalit will accompany a flight of new immigrants, including 106 children, leaving New York for Israel on Monday.Read More

    Saudi Airline Hits Back at 'No Israelis' Charge

    By JTA

    The director general of Saudi Arabian Airlines told an Arabic newspaper that the airline does not discriminate against Israelis, but cannot accept passengers not permitted entry to the country.Read More

    Landlord's 'No Mezuzah' Rule Sparks Lawsuit

    By JTA

    An Orthodox Jewish man from suburban New York City sued his landlord for demanding that he remove the mezuzah from his apartment’s doorpost.Read More

    Both Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer Now Lead N.Y. Comeback Races

    By Reuters

    Disgraced politicians Eliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner are frontrunners in their comeback races, a poll released on Monday showed, with most voters more forgiving about sexual misconduct than financial corruption.Read More

    Does Eliot Spitzer Comeback Herald Return of 'Sheriff of Wall Street'?

    By Reuters

    If elected New York City comptroller, Eliot Spitzer has vowed to wield power as aggressively as he did as state attorney general, leading some in the financial community to worry that the “Sheriff of Wall Street” might be back.Read More

    Christine Quinn Wins Orthodox Applause With Vow to Aid Religious Schools

    By Josh Nathan-Kazis

    New York City mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn courted Modern Orthodox leaders, highlighting her support for city aid to private religious schools.Read More

    Eliot Spitzer Grabs Early Lead in Polls as Comeback Gains Traction

    By Reuters

    Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, who is attempting a political comeback five years after resigning from office in a prostitution scandal, is leading the race to be New York City’s next comptroller, according to a poll released on Wednesday.Read More

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