Earlier this month, McGuire held a virtual meeting with around 20 rabbis from across the religious spectrum to strengthen his already strong ties to the Jewish community as he continues his run, saying "I'm taking all prayers, I need your help," The Forward reported. Garcia helped to organize and distribute food packages for Passover as well.
I’m not waiting to be mayor to start doing the heavy lifting for every New Yorker. This is who I am, and it’s been my commitment for decades. pic.twitter.com/HhDrjxslQe— Ray McGuire (@RayForMayor) March 21, 2021
"Hate is on the rise," Stringer said, referencing the rise in antisemitism that has moved to the online world as the pandemic progressed. He "attributed" it to former US president Donald Trump, "who he said "legitimized hate and white supremacy."
Food pantries like @Masbia provide a lifeline to millions, but it shouldn't have to be this way. @AlexRapaport says it best: "I run bread lines, but it should only be a last resort. The American way is to give ppl SNAP."Grateful to help with Masbia's pre-#Passover distribution. pic.twitter.com/YmoWKypV0X— Kathryn Garcia (@KGforNYC) March 22, 2021
He also denounced the BDS movement, joined by Garcia, who said he believes it is "antisemitic and anti-Israel," The Commentator noted.
On rise in antisemitism, hate crimes: Stringer: It has a lot to do with Trump.— Jacob Kornbluh (@jacobkornbluh) March 22, 2021
The school club explained to The Commentator that they contacted all candidates who "had a viable chance of becoming mayor," meaning they were polling over 1%. Andrew Yang was scheduled to attend the event, but cancelled mid-event. The New York Democratic primary elections will take place on June 22.
Stringer: “I don’t support the BDS movement.. and I will continue to say that loud and clear.”— Jacob Kornbluh (@jacobkornbluh) March 22, 2021