by the Forward

Grilling at Gracie Mansion

Michael Bloomberg has never been one to flaunt his Jewish identity, but that didn’t stop New York City’s mayor from celebrating Jewish Heritage Day by hosting a June 17 barbecue at Gracie Mansion. Representatives from a variety of Jewish organizations were there, ushered onto the grounds by volunteers from Jewish universities. Hot dogs and hamburgers (kosher, of course) were served, and Israeli hip-hop violinist Miri Ben-Ari performed.

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