Getting Back Up When We Don’t Fall Well
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — AUGUST 28, 2020 — Perhaps it’s inappropriate for an Orthodox Jew to write about issues related to, and a consequence of, Jerry Falwell Jr.’s recent inappropriate social media post that suggested other inappropriate behaviors, and his taking a leave of absence as President of Liberty University.  Perhaps, you wonder, why would an Orthodox Jew even care. For someone …

Jonathan FeldsteinGetting Back Up When We Don’t Fall Well
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Pledges Full Support for Mother Cabrini Memorial in New York City

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Governor Cuomo: “Let’s stand up and demand respect for our community. Let’s lead the way by taking action and let’s build a memorial to Mother Cabrini – and I pledge my full support tonight.” A rush transcript of the Governor’s remarks is available below: NEW YORK, NY — October 13, 2019 — Good evening, everyone. What a great event this …

eHeziGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo Pledges Full Support for Mother Cabrini Memorial in New York City

High Holidays With Rabbi Mendy Hurwitz At Chabad of Yonkers

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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 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 …

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