John Bailey, White Plains CitizeNetReporter Publisher / Editor; Michael Edelman Esq., Political Analyst; Victoria Gearity, Ossining Mayor; Tenku Ruff, Osho (Master/Teacher), Soto Zen Buddhist Priest; and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large, on Westchester On the Level – Monday, January 6, 2020 @10am ET

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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 …

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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

My Arab Hope for Israel
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — December 29, 2019 — I remember it was the day after Christmas because I was struck and disappointed that my new friend had to work on Christmas. She was a Christian Israeli Arab and was working with an elderly Jewish philanthropist to counsel him on funding programs that would combat substance-abuse in the Arab community. It was my …

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By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

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"Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection." — Winston Churchill
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Silent Nights for Christians in Bethlehem
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — December 23, 2019 — I live in the Judean Mountains south of Jerusalem.  Outside my front door, across the valley from my house, I see, and hear, Bethlehem.  How do I hear Bethlehem?  Twice a day, if the wind is blowing right and if I am paying attention, I hear church bells from Bethlehem.  Every time I hear …

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By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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 …

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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 …

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Planning For and Creating a “Blue Zone”
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — December 17, 2019 — As village government continues to proactively tackle and repair our underground infrastructure, we are also focusing on our above ground community qualities going beyond the traditional landscape and road surfaces to quality-of-life concerns. In that vein, I think Bronxville truly has the possibility of being one of those “Blue Zones”, the locations around …

Mary MarvinPlanning For and Creating a “Blue Zone”
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

John Bailey, White Plains CitizeNetReporter Publisher / Editor, Michael Edelman, Esq., Political Analyst, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Monday, December 16, 2019 at 10am ET

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eHeziJohn Bailey, White Plains CitizeNetReporter Publisher / Editor, Michael Edelman, Esq., Political Analyst, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Monday, December 16, 2019 at 10am ET