Both candidates are trying to build upon their endorsements with emotional appeals that they hope will give them an edge over the other.
This marks the first time the two Satmar factions are united behind one candidate for mayor.
Yang told the Forward that he’s eager to make good on the promises he’s made to the Orthodox community when courting their vote.
A coalition of Hasidic sects suggest Yang earned the endorsement for his bold stances in defense of the Orthodox community in New York
In an interview with the Forward, the mayoral frontrunner talks about his special kinship with the Jewish community.
Yang toured the neighborhood on a busy Friday as he courts one of the city’s most influential voting blocs.
‘Not recognizing Israel’s right to exist is antisemitic,’ the NYC mayoral candidate told the Forward on Friday.
Yang has spent the past few months courting the Jewish vote.
The more you defend a system that deprives over 50,000 children of the right to a basic education, the more the voters of New York City will notice.
Andrew Yang, one of the leading candidates in the New York City mayoral race, was confronted during a campaign stop in the Bay Ridge neighborhood of Brooklyn on Saturday about his opposition to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.