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.
On Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Jewish Democrats voiced their dissatisfaction with their party’s candidates for mayor. Some are even considering a Republican ticket in November.
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.
New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, with his wife by his side, said he is staying in the race after confirming on Tuesday that some newly revealed sexually explicit online chats and photos, published this week by a gossip website, were sent by him.
New York’s leading Democratic mayoral candidates are promising more aid to religious schools. Is it the right thing to do — or just an effort to pander to the Orthodox vote?
New York City mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn courted Modern Orthodox leaders, highlighting her support for city aid to private religious schools.
New York mayoral candidates mostly support parental consent forms for a a controversial Jewish circumcision rite. But not all agree — and some want more outreach to the Orthodox.
New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced she was running for mayor Sunday, making official what had been all but acknowledged for months.
New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, considered a front-runner to be New York’s next mayor, officially launched her candidacy on Sunday for the job that would make her the city’s first female and first openly gay mayor.
A prominent backer of the claim that Israel uses its record on gay rights to ‘pinkwash’ mistreatment of Palestinians has won the right to speak at a major New York LGBT center.