Berish Getz, a Borough Park resident, was beaten to the point of critical injuries during a demonstration that raged until the early morning Wednesday against new state-mandated restrictions imposed on the neighborhood, as well as others home to New York’s ultra-Orthodox, or Haredi, communities.
Stringer took a dig at the mayor during his announcement, imploring voters to “bring leadership back to City Hall and build a city for everyone.”
A closer look offers more insights — and exposes more gaps in what’s known or clearly knowable.
City Hall staff said that when the city did issue a report, “it will be gentle and will cite progress (assuming progress continues.)”
“We can’t let this become a tale of two parks.”
What a difference a pandemic makes — but de Blasio’s relationships with religious Jewish communities will be intact in the long term.
An anonymous source is saying that Jon Kushner, cousin to Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, is planning to run for mayor of New York in 2018.
Mayoral candidate Joe Lhota seemed to have a woman problem on his hands at a campaign stop in Borough Park, Brooklyn, where he made multiple faux pas involving women in the Orthodox neighborhood.
Jewish voters in New York City’s Democratic mayoral primary overwhelmingly backed Bill de Blasio, who has a large lead over his opponents.