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Day: December 4, 2013

Mayor Bloomberg Awarded Israeli Genesis Prize

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was awarded $1 million as the recipient of the first ever awarded Genesis Prize. The prize was established to “promote commerce between the people in Palestine and the people in Israel,” the billionaire announced…

Panel Rules: NY Political Scene Corrupt

The Commission to Investigate Public Corruption, a panel which was appointed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, issued a scathing report of New York’s political scene on Monday, December 2. The report, as originally reported in the New York Times,…

SAT, AP Scores Up For NYC Students

On Tuesday, December 3, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced what is likely to be his final set of standardized test score results, and he ended with some good news. Most parents, teachers and students feel strongly about it. State education officials…

Incoming Queens Borough President Names Deputy

Incoming Queens Borough President Melinda Katz has decided upon the new deputy borough president for her administration, the Daily News reported recently. Former candidate for borough president, and former rival of Katz’s, City Councilman Leroy Comrie has been named by…

El Al CEO Steps Down After Recent Failures

El Al CEO Elyezer Shkedy announced his resignation on Sunday, December 1, which will go into effect as soon as his position has been filled. Without citing any particular reason for the departure, Shkedy wrote a letter of resignation to…