Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 10am ET

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Listen to the broadcast “live” or “on demand” via … http://tobtr.com/s/11643033 Guests and listeners may share their perspective and or inquiry when calling: (347) 205-9201. YONKERS, WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — January 13,2020 — Listeners may share their perspective and / or inquiry when staying on topic and  using the following call-in number: (347) 205-9201. The broadcast day begins this Tuesday, …

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Behold the Three-Headed Beast of New York Government
By RICHARD BRODSKY

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — January 12, 2020 — The annual State of the State ritual put New York’s economic trilemma on display. We have three tribes marching in three incompatible directions. And we have 80 days to sort it out. We face on old problem — a massive budget shortfall — with a new political dynamic. We aspire to a …

Richard BrodskyBehold the Three-Headed Beast of New York Government
By RICHARD BRODSKY

John Bailey, White Plains CitizeNetReporter Publisher/Editor; Michael Edelman, Esq., Political Analyst; Carrie O’Connell, Director of Programs and Services at Ability Beyond Disability; and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Publisher/Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level, Monday, January 13, 2020 @10am ET

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Participate by calling: (347) 205-9201. Listen to this broadcast “Live” or “On Demand” via the Internet … http://tobtr.com/s/11643031  Please note the broadcast goes “live” at 10am ET sharp  and is archived within 15 minutes after conclusion of the broadcast. The topics/subjects of discussion are defined herein: BETHEL, CT; BOCA RATON, FL; WHITE PLAINS, NY; and YONKERS, NY — January 13, …

eHeziJohn Bailey, White Plains CitizeNetReporter Publisher/Editor; Michael Edelman, Esq., Political Analyst; Carrie O’Connell, Director of Programs and Services at Ability Beyond Disability; and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Publisher/Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level, Monday, January 13, 2020 @10am ET

Trump Has Ended ‘Proportionate Warfare’ Against Iran — Will It Last?
By A.J. CASCHETTA

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Following Iran’s firing of 15 missiles at Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops last night, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif tweeted that “Iran took & concluded proportionate measures in self-defense.” Even if early reports are accurate that the missiles killed no Americans — perhaps even deliberately — the days when Iran could count on its aggression being met by a “proportionate” …

eHeziTrump Has Ended ‘Proportionate Warfare’ Against Iran — Will It Last?
By A.J. CASCHETTA

Congressman Rose’s Statement in Opposition to Non-Binding War Powers Resolution on Iran

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Congressman Rose: ‘I refuse to play politics with questions of war and peace and therefore will not support this resolution’   WASHINGTON, DC – January 9, 2020 — Congressman Max Rose, an Army combat veteran, issued the following statement on the War Powers Resolution on Iran before the House of Representatives today: “President Trump was justified in killing a terrorist …

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Childhood of Horror: Tales of Muslim Mothers and Daughters
By Prof. PHYLLIS CHESLER

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Excerpts of an article originally published under the title “Western Feminists AWOL in Supporting Abused and Dissident Muslim Women.” JANUARY 9, 2020 — Ex-Muslim Yasmine Mohammed, a Canadian citizen of Egyptian and Palestinian ancestry, just published a dramatic and heartbreaking memoir, Unveiled: How Western Liberals Empower Radical Islam. In it, she describes a childhood of horror, one in which as a …

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By Prof. PHYLLIS CHESLER

Why Not Diwali Holiday? Hindus Ask Valley Stream School District

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Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Diwali holiday in VSCHSD would be a step in the positive direction in view of presence of a substantial number of Hindu students in the District; as it was important to meet the religious and spiritual needs of Hindu pupils. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of …

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Columbia University School of Arts Launches the Three Concert Series: Bach From The Piano Curated by Simone Dinnerstein
By BARBARA BARTON SLOANE

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  “The brilliant pianist Simone Dinnerstein is one of my favorite collaborators, and I’m thrilled to welcome her back to the Miller stage with a three-concert Bach series that she curated. With her unique interpretation of Bach coupled with a stellar lineup of guest musicians, this series promises to be a special experience, beginning with this intimate evening of Sonatas.” …

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By BARBARA BARTON SLOANE

SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana) Response to Governor Cuomo’s State of the State Address
By KEVIN SABET, Ph.D.

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NEW YORK, NY — January 8, 2020 — Today, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo presented his annual State of the State Address in Albany. In his address, the governor repeated his call from last year to pass a bill legalizing the commercial sale of marijuana. The legislature failed to pass a bill accomplishing this last year due to the efforts …

eHeziSAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana) Response to Governor Cuomo’s State of the State Address
By KEVIN SABET, Ph.D.

Rose Statement on Tensions with Iran, President’s Remarks

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WASHINGTON, DC – January 8, 2020 — Congressman Max Rose, an Army combat veteran, issued the following statement on the situation in Iran and President Trump’s remarks today: “I support the President’s goal to ensure Iran never obtains a nuclear weapon and ceases its support for terrorist proxies, and am encouraged by his efforts to de-escalate military tensions in the wake …

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