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De Blasio, Cuomo condemn anti-Semitism in New York City

De Blasio, Cuomo condemn anti-Semitism in New York City

New York City Mayor says brutal attack on Jewish man in Times Square was "absolutely disgusting and unacceptable".Elad Benari, Canada, 21/05/2021 23:55
New York to reopen Broadway in September

New York to reopen Broadway in September

Mayor Bill de Blasio says city will set up dedicated vaccination stations for theater community show Broadway can resume production.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/03/2021 18:28
De Blasio: Israel is a 'fundamentally progressive concept'

De Blasio: Israel is a 'fundamentally progressive concept'

New York Mayor criticizes BDS movement, says Democrats should support the State of Israel.Gabe Friedman/JTA, 18/02/2021 19:54
De Blasio: Threats are 'classic Andrew Cuomo'

De Blasio: Threats are 'classic Andrew Cuomo'

New York Mayor says state officials are all too familiar with the bullying of Governor Andrew Cuomo after reports of threats to lawmaker.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/02/2021 16:18
Bill de Blasio says city will make sure Holocaust survivors get vaccine

Bill de Blasio says city will make sure Holocaust survivors get vaccine

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says municipality is initiating efforts to ensure that Holocaust survivors get COVID vaccine.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 12/02/2021 09:08
Did Cuomo and De Blasio learn anything from the SCOTUS decision?

Did Cuomo and De Blasio learn anything from the SCOTUS decision?

We know in shul to socially distance and wear masks throughout the service. Assuming that we prefer danger and illness is ridiculous. Op-ed.Larry Gordon, 05/12/2020 18:06
New York public schools to close amid COVID-19 surge

New York public schools to close amid COVID-19 surge

Meanwhile, the US has surpassed 250,000 deaths from COVID-19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2020 01:02
De Blasio 'regrets' criticism of hasidic funeral

De Blasio 'regrets' criticism of hasidic funeral

New York mayor says he did not handle response to large Brooklyn funeral in early days of coronavirus pandemic as well as he should have.Shira Hanau/JTA, 20/10/2020 22:37
Borough Park protests Cuomo's lockdown restrictions

Borough Park protests Cuomo's lockdown restrictions

New York City Jewish community protests new lockdown restrictions imposed by Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio.Mordechai Sones, 11/10/2020 01:17
De Blasio: Police response to ‘disgusting’ assault of Orthodox journalist ‘will be fixed’

De Blasio: Police response to ‘disgusting’ assault of Orthodox journalist ‘will be fixed’

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he is unsatisfied with police response to assault on Orthodox reporter covering Brooklyn protest.Ben Sales/JTA, 08/10/2020 20:41
NYC Mayor seeks shutdowns in nine neighborhoods, including Jewish areas

NYC Mayor seeks shutdowns in nine neighborhoods, including Jewish areas

Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to reimpose restrictions on nine neighborhoods amid rising COVID-19 cases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/10/2020 04:53
Every Jew should be a registered Republican

Every Jew should be a registered Republican

Jews registered as Democrats are taken for granted by a party that has veered leftward and therefore must exhibit strength. Op-edCindy Grosz, 13/09/2020 21:00
N.Y. businesswoman: New Yorkers fleeing in thousands

N.Y. businesswoman: New Yorkers fleeing in thousands

NY businesswoman tells One America News Network that over 400,000 residents have left the city since pandemic broke out.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2020 15:24
NYC delays start of school year to allow more prep time

NYC delays start of school year to allow more prep time

Instruction supposed to begin on Sept. 10 will be delayed until Sept. 16.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2020 20:05
Cuomo: If Bill de Blasio won't stop Brooklyn weddings, I will

Cuomo: If Bill de Blasio won't stop Brooklyn weddings, I will

New York governor vows state will step in to block weddings in Brooklyn's haredi neighborhoods if NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio won't intervene.Shira Hanau, JTA, 27/08/2020 14:18
NYC Mayor: Large gatherings banned...except BLM protests

NYC Mayor: Large gatherings banned...except BLM protests

Watch: New York Mayor Bill de Blasio tells CNN that large gatherings are banned in the city, except for Black Lives Matter protests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/07/2020 03:56
Orthodox Jews take their protest, this time over fireworks, to NYC mayor’s home

Orthodox Jews take their protest, this time over fireworks, to NYC mayor’s home

Protesters gathered outside Gracie Mansion late Monday night, calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio to take action on nightly illegal fireworks.Shira Hanau, JTA, 24/06/2020 14:58
Justice Department: De Blasio unfairly singled out Orthodox Jews during pandemic

Justice Department: De Blasio unfairly singled out Orthodox Jews during pandemic

Top Justice Department official pens letter claiming NYC mayor enforced uneven social distancing rules, singling out Orthodox Jews.Shira Hanau, JTA, 24/06/2020 07:11
De Blasio: We won't let people 'take law into their own hands; vows to re-close playground

De Blasio: We won't let people 'take law into their own hands; vows to re-close playground

Republican leader Kevin McCarthy: 'If Americans can protest, families should have access to their neighborhood parks.'Mordechai Sones, 16/06/2020 20:53
New York City mayor Bill de Blasio annouces lifting of curfew

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio annouces lifting of curfew

Mayor de Blasio announces immediate lifting of New York City's curfew, following decline in violent protests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2020 15:22
NY Mayor de Blasio considering curfew amidst George Floyd protests

NY Mayor de Blasio considering curfew amidst George Floyd protests

New York mayor says he is discussing imposing curfew as city faces protests, looting, attacks on police during anti-racism demonstrations.Gary Willig, 01/06/2020 19:09
Senator Cruz: Justice Department should investigate de Blasio's statements about Jews

Senator Cruz: Justice Department should investigate de Blasio's statements about Jews

Texas Senator condemns New York mayor for 'gleeful tweet about sending cops after Jews.'Gary Willig, 19/05/2020 17:00
NY's Jewish Trump supporters learn a lesson

NY's Jewish Trump supporters learn a lesson

Not supporting election of local Republicans hurt Jewish interests in New York State. Democrats did not stand up for targeted Jews. Opinion.Cindy Grosz, 07/05/2020 21:28
NYC Mayor won't delete controversial tweet on Jewish community

NYC Mayor won't delete controversial tweet on Jewish community

Bill de Blasio says deleting controversial tweet related to the Jewish community would turn the saga into “a new story”.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2020 00:33
Why Bill de Blasio is unafraid of New York’s Jews

Why Bill de Blasio is unafraid of New York’s Jews

He will say to Jews what he will never say to Muslims. Jack Engelhard, 02/05/2020 22:49
Bill de Blasio needs to apologize and fast, rabbis say

Bill de Blasio needs to apologize and fast, rabbis say

CJV rabbinic group says it is clear NYC mayor used a different standard for Jews when he singled them out for blame over social distancing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/04/2020 08:46
NYC Mayor de Blasio: Remarks were 'tough love'

NYC Mayor de Blasio: Remarks were 'tough love'

Bill de Blasio says 'he spoke out of passion' after being accused of singling out Jews for failing to observe social distancing rules.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2020 18:57
Bill de Blasio to Jewish community: 'The time for warnings has passed'

Bill de Blasio to Jewish community: 'The time for warnings has passed'

From mayoral Twitter account, New York City's Bill de Blasio directly addresses warning to entire Jewish community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2020 11:39
Cuomo: Mayor doesn't have authority to reopen schools

Cuomo: Mayor doesn't have authority to reopen schools

New York Governor Cuomo blasts NYC Mayor de Blasio for saying schools will reopen in September. 'He didn't close them, he can't reopen.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2020 21:32
New York City’s disastrous Democratic leadership

New York City’s disastrous Democratic leadership

A reasonable observer would expect a minimum level of professionalism from New York City Health Commissioner, and concern, not indifference, from the mayor. By the time they took the pandemic seriously, corona virus was running wild in the city. Ron Jager, 02/04/2020 04:00
New York City schools to close due to coronavirus

New York City schools to close due to coronavirus

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announces schools in the city will be closed until April 20.Elad Benari, 15/03/2020 23:56
New York Mayor declares state of emergency

New York Mayor declares state of emergency

Mayor Bill de Blasio signs order halving number of people permitted in restaurants as confirmed cases of coronavirus double in NYC.Gary Willig, 12/03/2020 22:58
NYC to add 100 security cameras in Jewish neighborhoods rife with anti-Semitism

NYC to add 100 security cameras in Jewish neighborhoods rife with anti-Semitism

'Security cameras will increase NYPD visibility, help keep New Yorkers safe,' Mayor Bill de Blasio says.Michal Levi, 12/01/2020 00:15
De Blasio cannot properly address NYC antisemtic attacks

De Blasio cannot properly address NYC antisemtic attacks

The significance of special NYPD patrols assigned to synagogues is by far outweighed by the atmosphere of lawlessness that is prevailing all around the city.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 04/01/2020 19:59
NY Mayor de Blasio's gift to anti-Semitism

NY Mayor de Blasio's gift to anti-Semitism

The gold has worn off the Goldene Medine.Walte Bingham, 03/01/2020 16:15
Giuliani criticizes de Blasio following Monsey attack

Giuliani criticizes de Blasio following Monsey attack

Former New York City Mayor says current mayor failed to adequately address the rise of anti-Semitism violence in the city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/12/2019 06:21
NYC Mayor: We're in the middle of a race-hate 'crisis'

NYC Mayor: We're in the middle of a race-hate 'crisis'

Bill de Blasio says NYPD will beef up patrols of Jewish neighborhoods and introduce anti-bias-crime programs in public schools.Elad Benari, 30/12/2019 03:58
NYPD to increase presence in Jewish areas

NYPD to increase presence in Jewish areas

New York City Mayor announces increased protection for Jews in Boro Park, Crown Heights and Williamsburg following string of attacks.Elad Benari, Canada, 27/12/2019 21:20
'Violent anti-Semitism has turned into national crisis'

'Violent anti-Semitism has turned into national crisis'

New York City placed on high alert following Jersey City shooting, says Mayor de Blasio, warning that anti-Semitism has become a 'crisis'.David Rosenberg, 11/12/2019 09:34
Open letter to Mayor DeBlasio and the NY Democrats machine

Open letter to Mayor DeBlasio and the NY Democrats machine

Mr. Mayor, my question to you, sir, is why did you dismiss anti-Semitism as a real problem in this city? Who exactly in the Democratic party was pulling the strings in the background to prevent acting against antisemitism perpetrated by minorities? Ronald Edelstein, 07/10/2019 16:54
New York mayor Bill de Blasio ends presidential bid

New York mayor Bill de Blasio ends presidential bid

NYC mayor Bill de Blasio dropping out of 2020 presidential race amid low poll numbers.David Rosenberg, 20/09/2019 14:52
A second look at recent attacks on Jews in New York City

A second look at recent attacks on Jews in New York City

I am far from one to whitewash or dismiss anti-Semitism, but I think many people in this case are barking up the wrong tree.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 10/09/2019 08:13
Dov Hikind: 'Enough is enough of Jews living in fear in America'

Dov Hikind: 'Enough is enough of Jews living in fear in America'

Former NYS Assemblyman calls on NYC's Mayor de Blasio to 'take charge' and address the city's growing anti-Semitism.Chana Roberts, 31/08/2019 20:51
Can Satmar Hasidim save Bill de Blasio's campaign?

Can Satmar Hasidim save Bill de Blasio's campaign?

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio launches Yiddish fundraising campaign, look to raise much needed funds from Satmar Hasidic community.Ben Sales, JTA, 09/08/2019 07:22
Hannity grills NYC Mayor De Blasio in explosive interview

Hannity grills NYC Mayor De Blasio in explosive interview

2020 hopeful Bill de Blasio clashes with Hannity in this Fox News exclusive.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/08/2019 03:08
NYC Mayor claims anti-Semitism threat comes from right

NYC Mayor claims anti-Semitism threat comes from right

Presidential hopeful Bill de Blasio says he sees threats of anti-Semitism as coming from the right wing.Ben Ariel, 06/06/2019 04:39
NYC Mayor to announce presidential bid

NYC Mayor to announce presidential bid

Bill de Blasio expected to enter 2020 Democratic presidential primary on Thursday morning.Elad Benari, 16/05/2019 02:05
NYC Mayor expected to run for president

NYC Mayor expected to run for president

Report: Bill de Blasio will announce his bid to run for president as early as next week.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 04/05/2019 00:38
NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak in haredi community

NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak in haredi community

Mayor Bill de Blasio declares public health emergency following measles outbreak in haredi community in Brooklyn.Marcy Oster, JTA, 10/04/2019 07:29
Where exactly is your ‘Palestine,’ Mayor de Blasio?

Where exactly is your ‘Palestine,’ Mayor de Blasio?

Jewish NYC councilman Kalman Yeger forgot the Democratic party's new rules about not telling the truth when it is upsetting to Muslims and has been punished. Jack Engelhard, 03/04/2019 06:03
NYC rep thrown off committee for saying 'there is no Palestine'

NYC rep thrown off committee for saying 'there is no Palestine'

NYC councilman who represents heavily Orthodox Jewish district thrown off of committee for saying 'Palestine does not exist'.Ben Sales, JTA, 02/04/2019 07:54
'No honest person can deny dangers Jews face all over world'

'No honest person can deny dangers Jews face all over world'

Bill de Blasio tells AIPAC 'Jewish People cannot be safe without State of Israel.'Mordechai Sones, 27/03/2019 01:09
Brooklyn synagogues to receive security following attacks

Brooklyn synagogues to receive security following attacks

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announces synagogues in Brooklyn to receive additional security after attack on Chabad synagogue.Marcy Oster/JTA, 18/02/2019 18:08
NYC Mayor warns anti-Semitic attackers

NYC Mayor warns anti-Semitic attackers

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks out against anti-Semitism and BDS amid rise in anti-Semitic incidents.Ben Ariel, 15/02/2019 05:06
Bill de Blasio denies he’s been soft on yeshiva standards

Bill de Blasio denies he’s been soft on yeshiva standards

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio pushes back against claims he's allowed yeshivas to drop secular studies.JTA, 19/08/2018 20:37
Border Protection: De Blasio entered US illegally

Border Protection: De Blasio entered US illegally

NYC mayor crossed into Mexico, US, illegally, refused to comply with Border Protection instructions, Border Protection says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/07/2018 14:31
De Blasio wins second term as NYC mayor

De Blasio wins second term as NYC mayor

Bill de Blasio defeats Republican Nicole Malliotakis in New York City mayoral elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/11/2017 04:57