Open Letter to Mr. Jamaal Bowman from Rabbi Avi Weiss

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Dear Mr. Bowman, News reports indicate that you were recently endorsed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, whose record on Israel is deeply distressing and disappointing. Following your expression of gratitude regarding her endorsement, I began looking into your position vis a vis Israel. You’re quoted as saying that American aid to Israel should be conditional on exploring Israel’s human rights record. …

eHeziOpen Letter to Mr. Jamaal Bowman from Rabbi Avi Weiss

Statement from Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. on Threats to Jewish Community Centers

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — February 24, 2020 – On Sunday, Governor Cuomo confirmed emailed threats to 18 local Jewish Community Centers across the United States including one in the Albany area, forcing the evacuation of the building. State and national law enforcement agencies are investigating the threats. No distinct threats were made to any organization in Westchester County. Following the …

TribuneStatement from Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. on Threats to Jewish Community Centers

A Proposal to Combat Hate Crimes
By Greenburgh Town Supervisor PAUL FEINER 

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The Feiner Report Westchester County Would Be Best Served By Compiling a “Hate Crime Reporting Form” That Would Be Shared and Thereby Help to Track Hate Crimes and Its Offenders GREENBURGH, NY — Our county has experienced numerous Anti-Semitic incidents in recent months.  Scarsdale, White Plains, Pleasantville have experienced Anti-Semitic incidents in the last few weeks alone. The problem is escalating. …

Paul FeinerA Proposal to Combat Hate Crimes
By Greenburgh Town Supervisor PAUL FEINER