Ruth Bader Ginsburg, First Jewish Woman to Serve on Supreme Court, Dies at 87
By SARAH WILDMAN

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WASHINGTON, DC — September 21, 202o — Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first Jewish woman to serve on the Supreme Court and a tireless advocate for gender equality, has died at 87. A fierce jurist known for her outsized presence and outspokenness, Ginsburg died from “complications of metastatic pancreas cancer,” the Supreme Court announced Friday night. She had survived multiple bouts of …

eHeziRuth Bader Ginsburg, First Jewish Woman to Serve on Supreme Court, Dies at 87
By SARAH WILDMAN

High Holidays With Rabbi Mendy Hurwitz At Chabad of Yonkers

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eHeziHigh Holidays With Rabbi Mendy Hurwitz At Chabad of Yonkers

Governor Andrew Cuomo Directs NY State Police to Increase Security Presence Near Synagogues and Religious Centers During Jewish High Holy Holidays

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NEW YORK, NY — September 28, 2019 — “As members of the Jewish community prepare to celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, out of an abundance of caution and following a number of appalling anti-Semitic incidents over the past year I am directing the New York State Police to increase patrols at synagogues and other religious centers across our state. “We …

eHeziGovernor Andrew Cuomo Directs NY State Police to Increase Security Presence Near Synagogues and Religious Centers During Jewish High Holy Holidays

Westchester County Executive George Latimer Statement on Hate Words and Symbols Found at Scarsdale High School

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SCARSDALE, NY and WHITE PLAINS, NY — September 28, 2019 — “On the eve of high holy days in the Jewish faith, I am outraged and sickened that hate symbols and words have been discovered scrawl at Scarsdale High School for the second time this month. Hateful acts – of any kind- will not be tolerated and those who commit …

eHeziWestchester County Executive George Latimer Statement on Hate Words and Symbols Found at Scarsdale High School

Statement from Governor Andrew Cuomo on Jewish New Year

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"As New Yorkers around the state gather with their families and friends to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, I extend my best wishes to them for a healthy and prosperous New Year. "Rosh Hashanah marks the beginning of the High Holy Days, a time for both reflection and celebration. As communities come together to rejoice in the New Year, we must also …

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Statement from Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson on Rosh Hashanah

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"On behalf of my family and my colleagues in the Senate Majority Conference, I want to wish our Jewish friends and neighbors everywhere a ‘Shana Tova.’  “New York’s Jewish community continues to make great contributions to the heart and soul of the Empire State, and as the Jewish calendar turns to 5771, we hope that the sound of the shofar …

eHeziStatement from Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson on Rosh Hashanah