Harsh words exchanged over issues involving yeshiva education.
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.
New York is, in its population and in its soul, a Jewish city we all have a stake in.
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.
Shortly after the onset of the coronavirus pandemic last year, Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York managed to enrage much of the Jewish community with a single tweet.
The co-manager of Andrew Yang’s campaign to become mayor of New York City made controversial comments about Israel in 2012 that could complicate the candidate’s recent outreach efforts to the Orthodox communities of Brooklyn and other Jewish voters.
A majority of the leading Democratic candidates running for mayor of New York City are opposed to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, an issue that is of great importance to the Jewish and pro-Israel communities.
For National Bagels and Lox Day, which recognizes one of America’s favorite bagel combinations, we asked 10 of New York City’s leading mayoral candidates what they put on their favorite bagel type. Perhaps to nobody’s surprise, the eight candidates who responded to our questionnaire were split on their choices.
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.
In some ways, the mayoral candidate’s $1,000 a month stipend sounds a lot like a kollel paycheck.