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Posts Tagged: ed koch

November 13, 2014 5:54 pm
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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
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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
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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...

April 24, 2013 7:25 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

December 4, 2012 11:11 am
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Culture

BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on...

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star...

Features

How Jerusalem Is Reacting to Trump’s Change in US Policy

JNS.org - Opinions in Jerusalem about President Donald Trump’s landmark policy change there is vast -- reflecting the diversity of the Israeli capital itself. In an...

Europeans Violently Protest Jerusalem Changes as Netanyahu Visits Continent

JNS.org - Anti-Israel and anti-Semitic demonstrations pervaded Europe last weekend as Israeli Prime Minister...

Trump, Often Polarizing, Draws Broad Jewish and Christian Support on Jerusalem

JNS.org - It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues...

World

White House: Palestinians ‘Walking Away’ From Peace Talks by Snubbing P...

JNS.org - The Trump administration said Sunday that the Palestinian Authority (PA) is “walking away” from peace talks after PA President...

Israel

Netanyahu: Most European Countries Will Follow US Precedent on Jerusalem

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday expressed confidence that most European countries will follow the precedent set by the Trump administration’s policy changes on Jerusalem. “I believe that all...

Middle East

German Chancellor Leads Condemnation of Antisemitic Outrages in Wake of US ...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday condemned the angry antisemitic demonstrations that broke out in various cities in her country...

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