Ed Weintrob
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If some of us lacked focus before Oct. 7, Hamas’ atrocities in Israel and the worldwide displays of Jew-hatred that followed have clarified our priorities. In Long Island’s special … more
Pro-Hamas demonstrations continued to wreak havoc on New York City streets this week, shutting down the Brooklyn, Manhattan and Williamsburg bridges and the Holland Tunnel for several hours on Monday … more
Former Israeli President Reuven Rivlin restated a Zionist axiom on Monday night, telling an enthusiastic crowd in Riverdale that “Israel is not compensation for the Holocuast — Israel is … more
As the number of soldiers injured in the Gaza war mounts, the call to action was an urgent one. And Friends of Israeli Disabled Veterans (FIDV), which supports the Beit Halochem rehabilitation … more
It’s rare for an individual to be blessed with a “fresh start,” no less so for a community. That’s the enviable position residents of the 3rd Congressional … more
One of Israel’s staunches supporters in Congress — Ritchie Torres, the black, Latino and gay Progressive who represents areas of the Bronx — told a bring-the-hostages-home event in … more
While Hamas-lovers rallied outside the office of Rep. Ritchie Torres in the Bronx’s Fordham neighborhood on Tuesday afternoon, a larger pro-Israel crowd assembled in Riverdale’s Seton … more
Our marching orders for the holiday of Sukkot, which climaxed this weekend, are straightforward: eat in a sukkah, and be joyous. That was obviously a difficult command to follow this weekend. … more
The Riverdale Press, the community newspaper in the heavily-Jewish Riverdale area of the Bronx, continues to prominently feature anti-Israel columns by a writer whose overriding long-term theme … more
When the first Jewish patient died on Rabbi Melvyn Lerer’s watch as chaplain at the Central Islip State Hospital in 1976, he was devastated. There was no tahara (preparation of the body for … more
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