Politics

Politics

Dictators With Jewish Arm Candy

The Germans did not even have three women high jumpers to field, as did other Olympic teams. And one of their two jumpers later turned out to be a man who disguised himself as a woman on orders from Nazi…

Dictators With Jewish Arm Candy

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani has announced that when he attends the United Nations General Assembly this week, he will be accompanied by the only Jewish member of Iran’s parliament. Jewish arm candy can be very useful in certain sticky political…

Scott Stringer (D) – NYC Comptroller

News 12 reported that former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer conceded defeat to Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer in the hotly contested race for New York City Comptroller.  With 76 percent of precincts reporting, Stringer had about 52 percent of…

Scott Stringer (D) – NYC Comptroller

News 12 reported that former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer conceded defeat to Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer in the hotly contested race for New York City Comptroller.  With 76 percent of precincts reporting, Stringer had about 52 percent of…

Leonard Lauder Calls Off Wedding

Billionaire Leonard Lauder, the 80-year-old son of cosmetics legend Estée Lauder, was supposed to wed Linda E.Johnson the weekend of Aug. 17 – but dramatically called it off almost at the last minute. Lauder and Johnson, the 55-year-old president and…

Chaim Deutsch (D) – City Council (D-48)

Chaim Deutsch, a longtime community activist and liaison, is running to represent Brooklyn’s 48th district, which includes neighborhoods in Midwood, Boro Park, and Flatbush. Mr. Deutsch, who is a graduate of the NYPD Citizen’s Academy, established the Shomrim safety patrol…

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…