A power shift in New York’s City Council could mean less influence for Jewish advocates.
Baltimore has a rich Jewish that stretches back to the colonial era. Next month will mark a milestone in that history as the Maryland town elects its first Orthodox Jew, Isaac “Yitzy” Schleifer, to the City Council.
Members of the New York City Council’s Jewish caucus are drafting legislation aimed at combating anti-Semitism at the City University of New York.
The family of Sammy Cohen-Eckstein made an emotional plea for stricter anti-speeding laws. The Brooklyn bar mitzvah boy was killed crossing a street next to Prospect Park.