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Posts Tagged: Ed Koch Algemeiner

February 4, 2013 1:22 pm

Ed Koch’s Greatest Hits

Ed Koch, the former three-term New York City mayor who died Friday at the age of 88, is to be buried in Manhattan today. The...

February 1, 2013 10:10 am

Ed Koch (Yiedel Itzak), Proud Jewish Mayor of New York, Dies

Ed Koch, the brash former three-term mayor of New York City who made no secret of his love for Israel and his Jewish faith, has...

February 1, 2013 9:58 am

Ed Koch Passes Away on the Same Date as Daniel Pearl

In the years since I have served in my current  role at The Algemeiner, I can't say that I had come to know Ed...

January 11, 2013 2:20 pm

Report: Schumer Expressing Reservations About Chuck Hagel (VIDEO)

Politico bigwig Mike Allen appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Friday to discuss Chuck Schumer's reservations about Chuck Hagel. "This is a surprise: Senator Schumer has been...

November 20, 2012 4:02 pm

Ed Koch: 42,600 Civilians Killed When British Bombed Hamburg, Why are They Now Calling for Israeli Restraint?

I was struck by an article which appeared in The New York Times on November 19th reporting on the position of the British government on...

November 8, 2012 2:41 pm

Ed Koch on Jewish Voting Priorities (EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Part 5)

A political fixture in New York, former Mayor Ed Koch, now 87 years old, has remarkably created new relevance for himself in recent years through vocal activism on...

November 6, 2012 5:02 pm

Ed Koch on Resisting Sheldon Adelson’s Arguments in Favor of Backing Romney (EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Part 4)

A political fixture in New York, former Mayor Ed Koch, now 87 years old, has remarkably created new relevance for himself in recent years through vocal activism on national...

October 3, 2012 2:06 am

Ed Koch: Netanyahu is Right, Red Lines Should be Drawn on Iran

On September 27, 2012, Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu of Israel delivered a speech to the United Nations. That speech is well worth reading, if someone...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...

Israeli Attractions: Givat Sher, the Judean Lowhills - In the town of Modi’in, which is situated between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, lies Givat Sher (“The hill of...


European Powers Propose New Iran Sanctions to Meet Trump Ultimatum

Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh EU sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington...


Israel Ranks 11th in UN ‘World Happiness Report’ - Israel just missed out on a place in the top 10 happiest countries in the world, placing 11th in the latest world happiness index. “The World Happiness Report 2018,” compiled by the United Nations Sustainable...

Middle East

Abbas Meets With Released Prisoner Who Was Accomplice in Murder of Israeli - In the presidential office in Ramallah on March 14, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met with Rajaei Haddad, a terrorist from eastern Jerusalem released from prison after serving a...