De Blasio: NYC is Center of the Jewish Universe

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Photo by  Edwin J. Torres/ NYC Mayor's Office

Mayor Bill de Blasio, running for reelection in November, touted his strong pro-Israel credentials in front of a large Jewish crowd at City Hall’s annual Jewish Heritage reception,…

Read More

Massey Charges Opponent Is Weak on Terror, Israel As He Skips Celebrate Israel Parade

Sunday, June 4, 2017
Photo by Paul Massey for Mayor

NEW YORK – Businessman Paul Massey, a Republican candidate for mayor of New York City, seized an opportunity on Sunday – following Saturday night’s horrific terror attack in…

Read More

De Blasio, Police Commissioner Blast Trump’s Budget Cuts

Friday, March 17, 2017
Photo by Jacob Kornbluh

Re: Trump‘s cuts to anti-terror funds, NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill told Jewish Insider at a press conference in City Hall: “If you just take a look at the way the…

Read More

Cuomo Announces Economic, Solidarity Trip to Israel

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Photo by Jacob Kornbluh

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…

Read More

Kafe Knesset for March 1

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Screenshot 2017-02-13 at 7.22.45 PM

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…

Read More

Bill de Blasio Criticizes ‘Anti-Israel’ UN Resolution

Thursday, December 29, 2016
Photo by Ed Reed for the Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio

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…

Read More

Kafe Knesset Interview with MK Avi Dichter

Thursday, December 29, 2016
Screenshot via YouTube/Knesset Channel

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…

Read More

Schumer Promises to Protect Jewish Way of Life

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
PHOTO: REUTERS

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…

Read More

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

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Photo by Jacob Kornbluh

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…

Read More

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

Thursday, September 29, 2016
peres-cuomo

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…

Read More