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  • Lax Government Oversight Cited As Catalyst For Willie Rapfogel Scandal

    By JTA

    Lax government oversight may have enabled the scandal involving William Rapfogel, the former executive director of the Metropolitan Council for Jewish Poverty, according to The New York Times.Read More


    Michael Bloomberg Popular With Jews — But His Policies? Not So Much.

    By Eric Yoffie

    New York Jews like Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Eric Yoffie writes that doesn’t mean they want four more years of policies that many believe have hurt the city’s middle class.Read More


    Michael Kors, Rachel Zoe Rock Fashion Week

    By Reuters

    Jewish designers from the celebrity world put modern touches to classics on the runways on Wednesday as New York Fashion Week draws to a close.Read More


    Michael Bloomberg, Leave Dante de Blasio Alone

    By Dave Goldiner

    Mayor Michael Bloomberg attacked Democrat Bill de Blasio over ads featuring his eloquent teenage son. That’s disgraceful — and it got worse when Bloomberg played the Jewish card.Read More


    Michael Bloomberg Draws Fire After Accusing Bill de Blasio of 'Racist' Mayor Run

    By Reuters

    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the Democratic front-runner to succeed him as mayor is waging a “class warfare and racist” campaign, according to an interview published on New York Magazine’s website on Saturday.Read More


    Bill Thompson and 2 Josephs

    By Josh Nathan-Kazis


    New York Pop-Ups Deliver the Country's Most Exciting Jewish Fare

    By Devra Ferst

    Pop-up restaurants around New York City serve some of the most exciting Jewish food in the country: Iraqi soups, Persian Shabbat feasts and hummus as creamy as any in Jaffa.Read More


    Hamptons Jews File Federal Suit Over Town's Rejection of Eruv

    By JTA

    A group trying to have an eruv built in Long Island’s Hamptons filed a federal lawsuit after having its bid quashed by a zoning board.Read More


    New York's Orthodox Voting Bloc Divided on Mayor Race

    By Josh Nathan-Kazis

    Brooklyn’s ultra-Orthodox communities are famed for their electoral clout. With the mayoral primary looming, their support is uncharacteristically split among the crowded field.Read More


    Met Council Fund Freeze Over William Rapfogel Scandal Could Hit Jewish Poor

    By Josh Nathan-Kazis

    The scandal involving the Met Council’s William Rapfogel will hit poor New Yorkers in the pocket. Programs for seniors, emergency food aid and domestic violence prevention may face cuts.Read More





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