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Former NYC Mayor de Blasio says he won't run for NY governor

Bill de Blasio announces he won't run for governor of New York.

Former NYC Mayor de Blasio says he won't run for NY governorplayer

New York scales back New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square

Traditional New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square will have a reduced crowd size and a mask rule.

New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square scaled back

NYC offers $100 cash for COVID booster recipients

Mayor de Blasio presents the plan as the way to "get through these challenging weeks and avoid lockdown."

NYC offers $100 cash for COVID booster recipients

De Blasio announces private sector vaccine mandate

NYC Mayor says beginning December 27 all private sector employees will be required to be vaccinated in response to Omicron variant.

De Blasio announces private sector vaccine mandateplayer

NYC to require workers at religious schools to be vaccinated

Committee of NYC Religious and Independent School Officials opposes vaccine mandate for religious and private schools.

NYC to require workers at religious schools to be vaccinated

NYC Jewish community hopes new mayor Eric Adams will be "a real leader"

'New York is a tough place,' former Democratic New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind told Arutz Sheva. 'But Adams can become a great mayor.'

NYC Jewish community hopes new mayor will be "a real leader"

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio set to enter race for New York governor

Outgoing New York City mayor forms candidate committee to explore entering the race to be the Democratic nominee for NY governor.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio set to enter race for New York governor

New York, New York ... a helluva town?

Residents who could leave New York, have left; those, who couldn’t leave, remain. Op-ed.

New York, New York  ... a helluva town?

NYC mayor calls flooding 'horrible and tragic' and says city will be there for families

New York Governor Kathy Hochul also speaks at press conference, addressing how to improve street level infrastructure against future floods.

NYC mayor calls record flooding 'horrible and tragic'

De Blasio orders vaccination mandate for NYC education workers

All workers in education department to be ordered to be vaccinated by September 27 after FDA approves Pfizer vaccine.

De Blasio orders vaccination mandate for NYC education workers

De Blasio threatens $5,000 fine for serving the unvaccinated

NYC mayor says vaccination must be seen as 'literally necessary to living a good and full and healthy life.'

De Blasio threatens $5,000 fine for serving the unvaccinatedplayer

NYC to require vaccination certificates for visitors

De Blasio expected to announce that starting September, those wishing to visit indoors venues will need to present a vaccine certificate.

NYC to require vaccination certificates for visitorsplayer

NYC mayor: Get vaxxed by Monday to be protected by Rosh Hashanah

“If you get the first one by Monday and then you follow up on time, you will be fully vaccinated by the start of the holiday."

NYC mayor: Get vaxxed by Monday to be protected by Rosh Hashanah

NYC mayor: Get first dose of COVID shot and receive $100

"Get your first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a City run site and you’ll get $100. It’s that simple," mayor's office says.

NYC mayor: Get first dose of COVID shot and receive $100

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio joins boycott of Ben & Jerry's ice cream

De Blasio says that he will not be eating Ben & Jerry's "Cherry Garcia" flavor ice cream for a while.

NYC Mayor de Blasio joins boycott of Ben & Jerry's ice creamplayer

NYC mayoral candidate Eric Adams to Mayor de Blasio: 'Listen, I am the mayor.'

At private political event, outgoing Mayor de Blasio tries to get on stage with Adams, who ignores him and focuses on the crowd instead.

NYC mayoral candidate Eric Adams: 'Listen, I am the mayor.'

NYPD to increase presence in Jewish communities

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio condemns anti-Semitic violence in the city: Hatred has no place here.

NYPD to increase presence in Jewish communities

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".

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

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.

New York to reopen Broadway in September

Watch: De Blasio gets vaccinated - 'Best time is now'

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio receives the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, says 'the best time to get vaccine is now.'

Watch: De Blasio gets vaccinated - 'Best time is now'player

De Blasio calls for independent investigation of Cuomo

NYC Mayor calls for independent investigation into charges against Gov. Cuomo after top aide accuses him of harassment.

De Blasio calls for independent investigation of Cuomoplayer

De Blasio: Israel is a 'fundamentally progressive concept'

New York Mayor criticizes BDS movement, says Democrats should support the State of Israel.

De Blasio: Israel is a 'fundamentally progressive concept'

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.

De Blasio: Threats are 'classic Andrew Cuomo'

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.

Bill de Blasio says he'll ensure Holocaust survivors get vaccine

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.

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

De Blasio to reopen NYC schools 2 weeks after promising not to

The NYC Mayor went back on his promise not to reopen city public schools just 2 weeks after promising not to due to spike in virus cases.

De Blasio to reopen NYC schools 2 weeks after promising not to

New York public schools to close amid COVID-19 surge

Meanwhile, the US has surpassed 250,000 deaths from COVID-19.

New York public schools to close amid COVID-19 surge

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.

De Blasio 'regrets' criticism of hasidic funeral

'End Jewish Hatred' rally in New York proves hypocrisy of the Left

They saw NY Orthodox Jews as the weakest link, so they could falsely allege they are the only ones not following regulations.Op-ed

'End Jewish Hatred' rally  in NY proves hypocrisy of the Left

Gov. Cuomo to Satmar leaders: 'Have small wedding this year, big one next year, invite me'

NY Governor Cuomo addressed the cancellation of a Satmar family wedding during a live press conference Sunday.

Cuomo to Satmar: Small wedding this year, big one next timeplayer

Haredim protest in Borough Park: 'De Blasio won't even face us'

Members of Jewish community of Borough Park, NY, protested against orders to close down the city 2 days prior to end of Sukkot.

Haredim protest in Borough Park: 'De Blasio won't even face us'player

It is Orthodox Jew vs. Orthodox Jew in New York - and all Jews lose

When the public sees Jews fighting Jews like we are witnessing in New York, all Jews lose.  Op-ed.

It is Orthodox Jew vs. Orthodox Jew in New York

Borough Park protests Cuomo's lockdown restrictions

New York City Jewish community protests new lockdown restrictions imposed by Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio.

Borough Park protests Cuomo's lockdown restrictionsplayer

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.

'We will fix response to disgusting attack on Jewish reporter'

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.

NYC Mayor seeks shutdowns in nine neighborhoodsplayer

Fox News host: 'Braindead de Blasio keeps schools closed'

Forbes Media Chairman discussed NYC mayor de Blasio closing down city schools for a second time over the past months.

Fox News host: 'Braindead de Blasio keeps schools closed' player

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-ed

Every Jew should be a registered Republican

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.

N.Y. businesswoman: New Yorkers fleeing in thousandsplayer

NYC delays start of school year to allow more prep time

Instruction supposed to begin on Sept. 10 will be delayed until Sept. 16.

NYC delays start of school year to allow more prep time

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.

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