Benny Goldstein, a colorful figure with a frenetic personality, is leading by four votes in the race for town supervisor of Canajoharie.
Israel is often reminded by its critics that its status quo is unsustainable. Like a procrastinator in shul at the end of Yom Kippur, time is running out for it to do the right thing: to withdraw from the territories, midwife a Palestinian state, dissolve itself into nonbeing. To figure out the problem of its own presence.
Jamaal Bowman is taking heat for his recent trip to Israel from the DSA, which is making his trip one of its “highest priorities.”
“Checkout,” an Israeli sitcom akin to “Superstore,” is coming to ChaiFlicks. But do Americans care about the everyday life of Israelis?
‘There is no State of Israel without the Diaspora, and the opposite,’ Ambassador Asaf Zamir said in an interview.
KOF-K may not renew its contract with the ice cream maker.
The Empire State warned it will divest entirely from the ice cream’s parent company to comply with BDS laws.
Last April, Israel’s Interior Ministry sent letters threatening 51 members of our community — including those for whom Israel is the only home they’ve ever known — with deportation within 60 days. Since then, an administrative appeals court has issued a temporary stay, but the threat remains. With it comes an overwhelming sense of déjà vu. We have been here before.
I recently joined a rally to protest the horrific conditions at Rikers’ Island, where 14 people, all awaiting trial, have died in the past year. I walked away in tears at the pain of these families and individuals, and angered yet again by the racist structures that put a disproportionate number of people of color in prison. Yet I also left inspired to continue fighting for the United States to become a country committed to equity, and to the safety and dignity of everyone who lives here.
‘I will continue to deepen our relationship with Israel in any way I can,” Gov. Hochul said on Monday.