I’ve moderated heated public programs on Israel for years, Jane Eisner writes. But this was the first time a panelist has stormed offstage.
Several scandals have hit New York’s top Jewish charities this year. Experts blame lax oversight and multi-decade leadership tenures common among Jewish charity CEOs.
The longtime executive director of New York’s 92nd Street Y, Sol Adler, was fired after revelations that he had a long-term affair with his assistant.
The 92nd Street Y terminated several employees amid an investigation over kickbacks at the New York Jewish community center.
Novelist Alice Walker, who is slated to speak at Manhattan’s 92nd Street Y, called on singer Alicia Keys to boycott Israel and cancel a scheduled concert there.
A pro-Israel watchdog is claiming victory after Manhattan cultural center 92Y cancelled an appearance by Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters.
Pink Floyd rocker Roger Waters says Manhattan’s 92Y canceled his planned speaking event at the cultural center and he suspects it was because his criticism of Israel sparked “resistance in the local Jewish community.”
A Manhattan cultural center has canceled an event with rock star — and outspoken Israel critic — Roger Waters.
It’s boy (and girl) meets (kosher) grill on Sunday at Fairway Market’s First Annual Manhattan Kosher Grilling Challenge.
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