De Blasio Brings His Message to Crown Heights in Yiddish

Though few of the NYC neighborhood’s Jewish residents speak only Yiddish

The Real Problem With Bill de Blasio’s ‘Top-Secret’ AIPAC Speech

Would we be as interested if the group’s event hadn’t been closed to press?

New Politicians Stand With Murder Victim’s Family, Slam NY Post

As Menachem Stark’s relatives announce $25,000 reward for information

Bill De Blasio’s Two New Rabbinical Allies

Sharon Kleinbaum and Michael Miller named to mayoral transition team

Bill de Blasio’s Trouble With the Jewish Vote

The Democrat won the NYC mayoral election easily, but had a more narrow margin among Jewish voters

New York’s Muslim Community Organizers Have a Model: Ultra-Orthodox Jews

Two decades ago, Jewish leaders in Borough Park and Williamsburg built a new constituency. Can Muslims do the same?

How Bill de Blasio Earned the Backing of Ultra-Orthodox Power Players in Brooklyn

From his first City Council race in 2000, the frontrunner in New York’s mayoral election has courted Jewish support

Dante, The East River, East Room, & Middle East

Last night’s mayoral primaries and the Obama speech on Syria

As New York City Mayoral Race Limps to a Finish, What’s Missing? Ed Koch.

In Hizzoner’s absence, candidates struggle to inspire the city—and build crucial coalitions ahead of next month’s primary

George Soros Backs De Blasio for NYC Mayor

Notes the public advocate’s police stop-and-frisk opposition and tax policies

Weiner Goes from First to Worst in New Poll

Among major candidates, the former congressman is now lagging

De Blasio Staffer Outed as ‘Hyman Doodlesack’

Offered resignation after NY Post revealed anti-Semitic tweets

Home Front

Is it wrong to build publicly subsidized housing designed for New York’s ultra-Orthodox community?

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