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Posts Tagged: New York Mayor

November 5, 2013 9:36 am

Voters head to Polls in Several U.S. States

Politico - Candidates for Virginia and New Jersey governor and New York City mayor on Monday sprinted toward the finish line of Election 2013,...

October 31, 2013 8:56 am

Lhota, De Blasio Spar in Final Debate

New York Times - Bill de Blasio said he needed no backup plan: skeptics aside, Albany would approve his plan to raise taxes on the rich. Joseph...

October 4, 2013 9:50 am

Poll: De Blasio Has 50 Point Lead in New York Mayor’s Race

Bloomberg - Bill de Blasio, seeking to become the first Democratic mayor of New York in two decades, widened his lead over Republican Joseph Lhota to...

September 24, 2013 8:55 am

Obama Endorses de Blasio for New York City Mayor

Bloomberg - Bill de Blasio, the Democratic nominee for New York mayor, won the backing of President Barack Obama, who praised the candidate's pledge to close the...

September 17, 2013 6:57 am

De Blasio Secures Democratic Nomination for New York Mayor

AP - New York City mayoral candidate Bill Thompson conceded the Democratic primary race to front-runner Bill de Blasio on Monday, averting a runoff and...

September 12, 2013 6:49 am

Weiner Shows Middle Finger to Reporters After Concession Speech

Daily Mail - Disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner bowed out of the New York City mayoral contest with his middle finger raised to the reporters...

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...

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...

March 5, 2012 2:19 pm

In Defense of Police Commissioner Ray Kelly And The NYPD

According to an Associated Press story in the February 24th Daily News, "Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly dispatched his detectives to surveil every Muslim-owned business...

February 22, 2012 11:23 am

The Mugging of a Supreme Court Justice

Justice Stephen Breyer, a member of the liberal wing of the U.S. Supreme Court, has a vacation home on the Caribbean paradise island nation of...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...

Israeli Attractions: Givat Sher, the Judean Lowhills - In the town of Modi’in, which is situated between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, lies Givat Sher (“The hill of...


European Powers Propose New Iran Sanctions to Meet Trump Ultimatum

Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh EU sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington...


Israel Ranks 11th in UN ‘World Happiness Report’ - Israel just missed out on a place in the top 10 happiest countries in the world, placing 11th in the latest world happiness index. “The World Happiness Report 2018,” compiled by the United Nations Sustainable...

Middle East

Abbas Meets With Released Prisoner Who Was Accomplice in Murder of Israeli - In the presidential office in Ramallah on March 14, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met with Rajaei Haddad, a terrorist from eastern Jerusalem released from prison after serving a...