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Billionaire John Catsimatidis Running For Mayor

EXCLUSIVE TO THE JEWISH VOICE The office is humble, to say the least. It’s not on Madison Avenue, but rather way out west on...

NYC Marks 20th Anniversary of First WTC Attack

On Tuesday, February 26, a ceremony was held at the national 9/11 memorial in honor of the six victims who died during the 1993...

Hikind Apologizes for Wearing Black Face at Purim Party

Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind issued an apology after a photo surfaced of him in black face during a Purim party. “To anyone who was...

iToys Make a Splash at 110th Annual Toy Fair

It was iToy heaven on Wednesday, Feb 10, at the 110th annual International Toy Fair in Manhattan’s Javits Center. Ironically, the toy trade show...

Bloomberg Speaks of Accomplishments; Plans for the Future; in State of the City Address

In his final State of the City address on Thursday, February 14, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg spoke in bold terms of his administration’s accomplishments...

Perlman and Helfgot at Barclays Center on Feb 28

Concert to Support Met Council on Jewish Poverty and The Perlman Music Program In an historic post Purim concert to support Met Council on...

NY, Israeli Leaders Pay Tribute to Top Jewish Activists at Young Israel Gala

Celebrating nearly three and a half decades as one of the premiere Jewish congregations in New York, and one of the most vibrant centers...

Top Judge Opts to “Revamp” Bail Statues

In his State of the Judiciary speech on Feb. 5, New York’s Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman called for an immediate overhaul of the state’s...

New York Airports Reopen After Fierce Blizzard

The northeastern United States was slowly getting back on the move on Saturday night, February 9, after a fierce blizzard dubbed “Nemo” paralyzed air,...

Koch Appointed Medical Examiner Retires at 75

New York City’s Chief Medical Examiner, Dr. Charles S. Hirsch, is stepping down from the office for reasons of health and age. “Dr. Hirsch...

Thousands Honor Legendary NYC Mayor Ed Koch at Funeral

Strains of Frank Sinatra’s famed song, “New York, New York,” rang throughout the synagogue as “Hizzoner’s” coffin was carried past the sea of humanity...

CAIR Member Seeks Seat on New York City Council

The head of the New York branch of a Hamas-affiliated group is seeking a seat on the New York City Council. The New York...

Grand Central Station Celebrates 100th Birthday

Grand Central Terminal is 100 years old this month, and is considered a living symbol of New York City. A year-long celebration is planned...

Billionaire Investor Gives U. Penn $25M Gift

University of Pennsylvania alum Ronald Perelman has donated $25M to his alma mater, to create a center for its political science and economic departments,...

Mayoral Hopeful Joe Lhota takes on Teachers’ Union

The New York Post is reporting that Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota is backing the closing of failing schools and supporting the proliferation of...

‘Shema Yisrael’ to be Engraved on Koch’s Gravestone

Former New York Mayor Ed Koch’s memorial stone will include a Magen David (Jewish Star) and the first portion of the Shema Yisrael prayer....

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