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Posts Tagged: Ed Koch death

June 18, 2013 11:04 am
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Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch’s Tombstone Engraved With Wrong Birth Date

Place this one in the "woops" column. Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch spent nearly a year designing his tombstone, but despite his fastidious...

February 6, 2013 12:01 am
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Jewish Mayor Koch Fondly Remembered by New York’s Christians

New York's former outspoken and charismatic Jewish mayor, Ed Koch, who passed away on Feb. 1, was remembered for his strong ties to...

February 4, 2013 11:03 am
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Ed Koch: The Death of a Liberal Israel Lover

The passing of Ed Koch marks the beginning of the end of an important era in American Jewish life.  Koch represented a time when support...

February 1, 2013 9:58 am
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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...

Culture

Jewish Philanthropists Pledge $14 Million to Israeli-American Community

JNS.org - Republican-Jewish philanthropists Sheldon and Dr. Miriam Adelson are pledging $14 million...

Barbara Streisand, Sharon Stone, Larry King Among Celebrities Mourning Shimon Peres

A number of leading celebrities took to social media on Wednesday to express their condolences...

Features

Israel’s National Baseball Team Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Athletes

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Sunday won the qualifying tournament for the 2017...

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency...

Israel

Former US Middle East Negotiator: Shimon Peres Was the ‘Forrest Gump ...

The late former Israeli President Shimon Peres was a “truly consequential” figure who played an “inextricable” role in the transformation...

Middle East

Netanyahu Approves Abbas Request to Travel to Peres Funeral

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas sent a request Thursday to attend the funeral of former President Shimon Peres on Friday alongside four other Palestinian officials. The request was sent to Maj....

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