Politics

Politics

Scott Stringer (D) – Controller

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer is running to replace John Liu as the city Controller. He has a reputation for being a sober, adult official who takes his job seriously. He has presided over the expansion efforts of New York,…

Christine Quinn (D) – Mayor

Christine Quinn is running for mayor on the Democratic ticket. The current Speaker of the City Council, a role she has held since 2006, Quinn is widely considered an effective politician who is not afraid to roll up her sleeves…

David Greenfield (D) – City Council (D-44)

Democrat David Greenfield is running for reelection in Brooklyn’s 44th district, which includes neighborhoods in Boro Park, Midwood, and Bensonhurst. Mr. Greenfield worked as the Executive Vice President to the Sephardic Community Federation and is the Volunteer Director to TEACH…

The Social Justice DA

Last week, the Jewish Voice offered up a rousing endorsement of incumbent Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes. Hynes, who has been in office since 1990,has overseen an astonishing dip in crime rates, including a decrease in murders, from 780 annually…

The JV Endorses Charles Hynes

The contentious race for Brooklyn District Attorney in the upcoming September 10 primary elections offers voters a stark contrast – the highly experienced and accomplished incumbent, Charles “Joe” Hynes, and the largely unknown novice contender Ken Thompson. Based on a…

Missing Miami Millionaire Guma Aguiar May be Alive

While police in Fort Lauderdale, Florida suspended in August their search for wealthy industrialist and philanthropist Guma Aguiar, who has been missing off the coast of south Florida, new reports indicate he might be alive in the Netherlands. The attorney…

Call for ‘List of Jews’ Draws Outrage

This past Sunday, Agence France-Presse reported that 10,000 people held a protest rally outside of Hungary’s Parliament to condemn a shocking statement made during a parliamentary session the week before by Marton Gyongyosi, leader of the extremist right-wing Jobbik party….

‘Felder’s entire campaign was a lie’

Brooklyn Dem Chair Seddio Blasts State Senator-Elect When New York State Senator-Elect Simcha Felder signed on last week to caucus with the Republicans in the State Senate, he angered some of his colleagues in the Democratic Party, although his action…

Winners And Losers Of The 2012 Elections

Winners President Barack Obama: With a dismal first-term record, a stagnated economy, and running for reelection with an essentially message-less negative campaign, Barack Obama has more mazel than anything else. The race was a dead heat since May of 2012…