During Trip to Poland, Governor Cuomo Recommits to Series of Actions to Fight Anti-Semitism, Including Passing First-in-the-Nation Domestic Terrorism Law and Enacting a Diversity Curriculum for Schools

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Governor Joins World Leaders as Only U.S. Elected Official to Attend Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp Auschwitz-Birkenau Governor Tours Auschwitz-Birkenau, Lays Stones from NYS Capitol on Train Tracks as a Symbol of our Pledge to Never Forget Governor Meets with Holocaust Survivors and Their Descendants from New York State and All …

eHeziDuring Trip to Poland, Governor Cuomo Recommits to Series of Actions to Fight Anti-Semitism, Including Passing First-in-the-Nation Domestic Terrorism Law and Enacting a Diversity Curriculum for Schools

The Keys to Understanding American Anti-Semitism – and Fighting Back
By Rabbi Lord JONATHAN SACKS

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LONDON, GREAT BRITAIN — January 2, 2020 — The last two festivals to be added to the Jewish calendar prior to modern times — Purim and Hanukkah — are both about anti-Semitism. There is one obvious difference between them: Haman, of the Purim story, wanted to kill Jews. Antiochus, of the Hanukkah story, wanted to kill Judaism. It was the difference …

eHeziThe Keys to Understanding American Anti-Semitism – and Fighting Back
By Rabbi Lord JONATHAN SACKS

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Directs State Police Hate Crimes Task Force to Investigate Stabbing at Synagogue in Monsey, Rockland County, NY

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RAMAPO, NY — December 29, 2019 —Ramapo Police Chief Brad Weidel divulged that Grafton E. Thomas, 37, of Greenwood Lake, NY, stabbed and wounded five people attending a Hanukkah celebration at the residence of Rabbi Chaim Rottenberg. Governor Cuomo had stated that the incident was fed by intolerance that is a “cancer” in American politics. The “knife” used in the …

eHeziGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo Directs State Police Hate Crimes Task Force to Investigate Stabbing at Synagogue in Monsey, Rockland County, NY

Happy Hanukkah
By City of Mount Vernon Mayor-elect SHAWYN PATTERSON-HOWARD

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A Dear Friends Message MOUNT VERNON, NY — December 22, 2019 — Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday dedicated to family and faith. The eight day Festival of Lights is an annual commemoration of the hard-won victory against an oppressive majority attempting to impose its values and religious beliefs on the Jewish people. It is a testament to the power of …

eHeziHappy Hanukkah
By City of Mount Vernon Mayor-elect SHAWYN PATTERSON-HOWARD

Chabad of Yonkers’ Schedule for Chanukah

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YONKERS, NY — December 21, 2019 — Chabad of Yonkers’ Rabbi Mendy Hurwitz has an outreach effort that engages the City of Yonkers during the eight days of celebrating Chanukah, known as the Miracle of Lights, throughout the City of Yonkers, the fourth largest city in New York State Schedule for Chanukah: Sunday, December 22nd Chanukah City @ Ridge Hill …

eHeziChabad of Yonkers’ Schedule for Chanukah

Kay’s Story
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — December 17, 2019 — An anniversary is typically a happy occasion with fond memories. This week, Kay observes an auspicious anniversary, one which she’s just grateful to be alive to experience, despite the many challenges that befell her in 2010. I suspect that she’d rather not have had the experience to be observing the anniversary to begin …

Jonathan FeldsteinKay’s Story
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Hijacking Jesus’ Jewishness
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — December 11, 2019 — Just as sure as millions decorate trees, buy (and return) presents, and track Santa’s every move by GPS, get ready for what’s become a new vulgar Christmas tradition; propagating the delusional denial that Jesus was a Jew. The denial of Jesus’ Jewishness gets “better” by making up the claim not only that Jesus …

Jonathan FeldsteinHijacking Jesus’ Jewishness
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Rose Statement on Jersey City Shooting which Appeared to Target Jewish Deli

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Congressman Rose: ‘As a Jewish American I am deeply alarmed to once more see fellow Jews targeted for murder in places they once considered safe’ WASHINGTON, DC — December 11, 2019 – Congressman Max Rose issued the following statement on the tragic attack in Jersey City yesterday: “Yesterday’s attack was a tragedy, one more in a line of tragedies that …

eHeziRose Statement on Jersey City Shooting which Appeared to Target Jewish Deli

Letter From Rabbi Avi Weiss About Anti-Semitism at Scarsdale Youth Hockey League

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eHeziLetter From Rabbi Avi Weiss About Anti-Semitism at Scarsdale Youth Hockey League

Lest We Forget – Honor Those Who Served with Honor and Respect

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eHeziLest We Forget – Honor Those Who Served with Honor and Respect