Pension fund investments in bonds - foreign and domestic — are among the city comptroller’s responsibilities.
Some applauded the company’s Jewish founders as menches, others denounced them as self-hating antisemites. And everyone loves Cherry Garcia.
Jewish communal leaders criticize candidates who have pledged not to visit Israel for setting ‘dangerous’ precedent.
San Francisco teachers’ union endorses Israel boycott movement
Van Bramer, a candidate for Queens borough president, said in an interview that supporting Israel is ‘consistent’ with his progressive values.
‘Not recognizing Israel’s right to exist is antisemitic,’ the NYC mayoral candidate told the Forward on Friday.
Scott Stringer, one of the leading candidates in the New York City mayoral race, pretended not to know the views of his close progressive allies in support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement in an interview published on Thursday.
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.
Voters in the New York City’s 24th Council District are heading to the polls on Tuesday to elect their representative for the remainder of the term of former Councilman Rory Lancman, who took a job in Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration.
“I’m fine with BDS as long as it’s clear that you’re boycotting a government, and not a people.”