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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...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Host Jokes About Jewish Supporters of Catholic Charities at Al Smith Gala W...

Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton may have stolen the show at Thursday night’s Al Smith Dinner in New...


Israeli Security Services Thwart Major Palestinian Terror Plot - Israeli security officials revealed on Thursday that they had averted a major terrorist attack and arrested those who plotted to carry it out. According to a statement released by the Shin Bet,...

Middle East

Turkey Increases Offensive Against Kurds in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...