At Harvard he spent three stints in Antartica; he earned a Master’s degree in Polar Studies at Cambridge University.
All through her career, Katz tried her best to rule by consensus, a practice she called the “feminization of power.”
Moishe Indig has been a major focus of this year’s probe into whether the mayor made quid pro quo arrangements with Hasidic leaders.
Austin’s second Jewish mayor joins the wave of liberal mayors across the country fighting ICE, the feds, and even their own state houses.
The air in Austin “is sweet with tacos,” said Steve Adler.
Ex-NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that he did not run for president because his positions would have alienated voters from both parties.
MONTREAL — Montreal’s first Jewish mayor was handed a one-year prison term and two years probation following his January conviction on eight counts of corruption, breach of trust, and fraud. “I can guarantee you and my family that I will be a better person when I come out,” Michael Applebaum said in provincial court…
(JTA) — The mayor of London called for zero tolerance for hate crimes in the wake of a series of anti-Semitic incidents in the British capital. Sadiq Khan met Monday evening with genocide survivors, including from the Holocaust, as part of the city’s programming surrounding International Holocaust Memorial Day on Jan. 27. “I ask…
(JTA) — A Polish ultra-nationalist burned a poster of the mayor of Wroclaw wearing a kippah during a protest march. Roman Zielinski, a far-right agitator who authored a book titled “How I fell in love with Adolf Hitler,” set the poster of Mayor Rafał Dutkiewicz on fire in front of cameras on Sunday during a…
A conservative Jewish mayoral candidate from Nashville defended a campaign ad that accused his Catholic-raised liberal rival of fighting with Christian organizations and opposing public prayer.