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Posts Tagged: ed koch

November 13, 2014 5:54 pm

As Jews Shift Away From Democratic Party, Is Ed Koch’s 2012 Advice Being Heeded?

A few months before his death in February 2013, the legendary former mayor of New York, Ed Koch, gave a lengthy interview to The Algemeiner,...

July 16, 2013 7:20 pm

Jack Hidary, Yeshiva Educated Sephardic Jew, IPO Millionaire, Spanish Speaker, to Run for NYC Mayor; Could Make for Three Way Jewish Race (INTERVIEW)

New Yorkers will have another chance to elect a Jewish candidate to the mayor's office to follow Michael Bloomberg, when Sephardic yeshiva graduate, entrepreneur, IPO...

June 18, 2013 11:04 am

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...

April 24, 2013 7:25 pm

Jewish 100: Ed Koch – Government

Ed Koch Former Mayor of New York The recently deceased former mayor of New York never shied away from his religion and...

March 12, 2013 12:39 am

Ambassadors All: Jews in the 21st Century

In his poignant and insightful writings, outgoing UK and Commonwealth Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks often avers that Judaism serves as "the voice of hope in...

February 18, 2013 12:53 am

Ed Koch’s Army Diary Details Battle With Antisemites

New York Post - When Edward I. Koch was just a lanky 19-year-old Army draftee from The Bronx marching off to World War II,...

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 4, 2013 1:51 am

Ed Koch, FDR, and the Holocaust

"Mayor Koch last night took on the ghost of President Franklin D. Roosevelt," an item in the New York Daily News in 1988 began, which probably...

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...

December 4, 2012 11:11 am

Officer DePrimo Should be Invited to the White House

Every now and then, there is a story which actually happened and could only happen in New York City. On November 14, 2012, a very...

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...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah

JNS.org -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


Trump Campaign Manager Admits: ‘We Are Behind,’ Reiterates Camp...

Donald Trump's campaign manager pitched Sunday his new call to "drain the swamp" of Washington, even as she admitted Donald...


Palestinian Authority Releases Four Men Arrested for Attending Sukkot Event...

Four Palestinians arrested late last week for attending a sukkot holiday event in a West Bank settlement were freed on...

Middle East

Dozens of ISIS Militants Killed by Egyptian Airstrikes in Sinai

Around 70 Islamic State militants were killed Sunday morning after Egypt's air force struck a number of outposts in the northern Sinai peninsula, according to local reports. Most of the air...