Cuomo Announces Economic, Solidarity Trip to Israel

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
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NEW YORK – Amid a rash of anti-Semitic attacks, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday he will carry a “message of solidarity” with the Jewish community during an…

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Kafe Knesset for March 1

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
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It is conference season in Jerusalem this month. After the Conference of Presidents annual gathering last week, this week the Jewish People Policy Institute (JPPI) is holding its…

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Bill de Blasio Criticizes ‘Anti-Israel’ UN Resolution

Thursday, December 29, 2016
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NEW YORK – Distinguishing himself from much of the Democratic Party’s Congressional leadership, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday refused to condemn the Obama administration’s move the…

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Kafe Knesset Interview with MK Avi Dichter

Thursday, December 29, 2016
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John Kerry’s speech on Wednesday captured the headlines and prompted vocal responses from both sides of the political spectrum. Kafe Knesset talked to the Likud chair of the…

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Schumer Promises to Protect Jewish Way of Life

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
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BROOKLYN, New York – Incoming Senate Minority Leader, Senator Chuck Schumer, promised to protect Torah values and religion freedom as he visited the Hasidic neighborhood of Williamsburg on…

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De Blasio: Anti-Semitic Attacks in NYC ‘Exacerbated’ By Trump

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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NEW YORK – Anti-Semitic attacks and incidents in the City of New York were on the rise well before the 2016 presidential election kicked off, but Donald Trump’s…

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Cuomo Cancels Israel Trip, Issues Citation Honoring Life of ‘Great Fan’ of NY

Thursday, September 29, 2016
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NEW YORK – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in the last minute scrapped a plan to join the many world leaders flying to Israel to attend the funeral of…

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DHS Deputy Urges Jewish Community to be More Active in World of Security

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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Leaders and members of the Jewish community should play a more active role in readiness and prevention of potential security threats on the homeland, Department of Homeland Security…

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WATCH: Greenfield Scolds Neturei Karta Leader at Anti-BDS Hearing

Thursday, September 8, 2016
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NEW YORK – New York City Councilman David Greenfield (Brooklyn – D) scolded the leader of the anti-Zionist Neturei Karta for siding with pro-Palestinian activists at a Council…

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Pro-Palestinians Disrupt NYC Council Hearing on Anti-BDS Resolution

Thursday, September 8, 2016
Photo by William Alatriste/NYC Council - JCRC head Michael Miller testifying at the Council hearing on anti-BDS resolution

NEW YORK – Pro-Palestinian activists and members of the Black Lives Matter movement on Thursday continuously disrupted a hearing held by the New York City Council Committee on…

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