Statement from Governor Andrew Cuomo on Hanukkah

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“Tonight at sundown, members of the Jewish community all across New York will gather with family and friends to begin the celebration of Hanukkah. “Hanukkah honors the enduring spirit and dedication of the Jewish people in the face of persecution and hardship—no matter how great the odds. As New Yorkers, we have been confronted time and time again with adversity …

eHeziStatement from Governor Andrew Cuomo on Hanukkah

Former NY State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Convicted on All Counts in Corruption Scheme and Political Favors in Payoffs Valued at $4 million By HEZI ARIS

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NEW YORK, NY — November 30, 2015 — Seven charges of fraud, extortion,and money laundering stupefied the 71-year-old, one-time New York State Assembly Speaker who now faces maximum sentence of 130 years behind bars. Two jurors deliberately or unintentioned, one demanded to be relieved of the deliberation process claiming to be challenged by fellow jurors that she found stressed her …

eHeziFormer NY State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Convicted on All Counts in Corruption Scheme and Political Favors in Payoffs Valued at $4 million By HEZI ARIS

A Perfect Day for a Funeral By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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Last Friday was a perfect fall day. The sun shined bright and the sparse white clouds set against the bright blue sky was stunning. A gentle breeze blew through the Judean Mountains and the temperature was just between that of needing a light coat and no coat at all. I could have been out for a power walk as my …

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Redeeming Captives By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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Some years ago I had the opportunity to visit Rome and, while there, we organized a private tour of the Vatican. Little did I know that other than entering the epicenter of Catholicism and all the history (and art) that goes with it, I’d be taking a step back nearly 2000 years in Jewish history. While on our tour we …

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Happy November By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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November is an auspicious month for Israel and the Jewish people, and for me and my family personally. On November 2, 1917, at the twilight of WWI, the British government issued the “Balfour Declaration”, affirming their support to establish a Jewish home in “Palestine.” On November 29, 1947, at the twilight of the “British Mandate” for Palestine, the UN voted …

eHeziHappy November By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN