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Month: September 2013

Met Council’s Rapfogel Arrested

William Rapfogel, who led the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty until his firing in August, was arrested on Tuesday morning, September 24 and charged with grand larceny, money laundering and criminal tax fraud for an alleged scheme stretching back to…

Met Council’s Rapfogel Arrested

William Rapfogel, who led the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty until his firing in August, was arrested on Tuesday morning, September 24 and charged with grand larceny, money laundering and criminal tax fraud for an alleged scheme stretching back to…

Hikind and Greenfield in War of Words

A war of words has erupted between the two power brokers in the Orthodox Jewish community in the race for Brooklyn District Attorney. In the first public battle since the 2012 primaries, Councilman David Greenfield and Assemblyman Dov Hikind, surrogates…

Thompson Calls it Quits

Despite strong rhetoric on his plans to take the fight to the finish. Mayoral hopeful Bill Thompson has announced his decision to throw in the campaign towel. He has decided, along with Governor Cuomo, to place his support behind his…

Wise Guy Weiner to Make TV Presence

Anthony Weiner just can’t take a hint. The disgraced former Congressman and Mayoral hopeful will make a TV appearance following his crushing defeat in the Democratic primaries. NY1’s “Road to City Hall” host Errol Lewis announced the addition of Weiner…

Meet Jeff Levine; The New President of JNF

On Tuesday evening, September 17, hundreds of prominent New Yorkers and concerned members of the Jewish community gathered for a lively cocktail reception in Manhattan to welcome the new president of the Jewish National Fund. Jeffrey E. Levine holds the…

Pizza Luzzo Goes Kosher

Popular pizza parlor Pizza Luzzo has decided to open a Kosher branch. Luzzo, a popular East Village fixture, is a joint enterprise between Michele Luzzo and real-estate big shots Alex Sapir, Rotem Rosen, and Paolo Zampolli. The new store will…