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Posts Tagged: Mayor Michael Bloomberg

December 4, 2014 5:21 pm

Magen David Adom Gets Record $4.5 Million at Star-Studded NYC Gala - A star-studded New York City gala raised a record of $4.5 million for Magen David Adom (MDA), Israel's national emergency response, ambulance and...

July 24, 2014 1:37 am

Michael Bloomberg Arrives in Israel in FAA Flight Ban Protest (PHOTOS)

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg arrived in Israel on Wednesday in a stated act of protest against the FAA's ban on U.S. carriers...

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...

January 30, 2012 11:02 am

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Presides Over Naming of Ed Koch Center (PHOTOS)

Oh what a night! Mayor Michael Bloomberg presented (former) Mayor Edward I. Koch to an admiring crowd gathered in New York City January 25...

December 25, 2011 5:36 pm

With Lights Aglow, the City Celebrates Chanukah

Mayor Michael Bloomberg welcomed several hundred leaders of the New York community to the Mayor's annual Hannukah party, this year, 2011/5772, celebrated...

October 25, 2011 5:10 pm

Bloomberg Dedicates MDA Facility in Jerusalem

To honor the memory of his late father, William H. Bloomberg, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his sister, Marjorie, dedicated a major operational center ...

October 12, 2011 4:35 pm

Hope Rises for Return of Gilad Shalit

As a mother, simply as a human being, one's heart could not help but be broken watching the parents of Gilad Shalit stand, stalwart, in...

September 17, 2011 10:13 pm

NYPD Pledges Vigilance Over Jewish High Holidays

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly hosted the Jewish community at NYPD Headquarters as part of the Annual High Holy Days Briefing. Speakers included Mayor Michael Bloomberg; Commissioner...

September 16, 2011 8:55 am

In Praise of NYC’s Muscular Counterterrorism

U.S. law enforcement agencies have generally responded to 9/11 with a pretend counterterrorism policy. They insist that naming the enemy as Islamism causes terrorism, that Islamist...

June 6, 2011 6:16 pm

NYC Celebrates the State of Israel (PHOTOS)

Marchers took to the streets of New York June 5th, on a perfect Sunday for marching, filling Fifth Avenue with color and cacophony. On a...

April 12, 2011 5:31 pm

Breaking Bread at JCRC Dinner

More than 600 Jewish, communal and political leaders gathered at the Pierre Hotel in Manhattan for the annual dinner of the Jewish Community Relations Council...


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...


Several Cyber Attacks Disrupt Major Websites Twitter, Netflix, Spotify

Several cyber attacks disrupted Web traffic on the East Coast Friday, shutting down access to some of the Web's most popular sites and frustrating their users. A slew of major sites...


Report: Presence of Russian Aircraft Carrier in Eastern Mediterranean Will ...

The impending arrival of Russia’s sole aircraft carrier -- the Admiral Kuznetsov -- off the coast of Syria has the...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters 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,...