Andrew Cuomo

New York's Cuomo quotes Hebrew in plea for haredi Jews to stop gatherings

"I say to my friends in the hasidic community: The Hebrew faith teaches us, pikuach nefesh, which means 'save a life,'" New York's governor said.

By SHANT SHAHRIGIAN/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS
12/10/2020
Orthodox group sues Cuomo over NY religious gathering restrictions

The lawsuit filed in Brooklyn in U.S. District Court seeks a restraining order on restrictions Cuomo announced on Tuesday, a declaration that Cuomo’s order is unconstitutional and legal costs.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
10/10/2020
US states, cities in waiting game as talks on federal aid halted

The economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic punched big holes in state and local government budgets across the nation, leading to pleas for hundreds of billions of dollars in federal money.

By REUTERS
08/10/2020
Ultra-Orthodox object to tight New York synagogue restrictions

New York Governor Cuomo: Torah says religious obligations can be excused if you’re going to save a life. This is about saving lives.

Satmar Hasidim
Orange County NY shuts down schools in ultra-Orthodox Kiryas Joel

In footage uploaded to YouTube, hundreds of men can be seen dancing in close quarters, hugging and singing through the night.

NY Gov. Cuomo accuses hassidic groups of mass COVID-19 violations

Cuomo says that he is prepared to shut down religious institutions that violate regulations

New York's new coronavirus cases begin to rise

"It's basically Brooklyn, Orange and Rockland that are increasing this number," Gov. Andrew Cuomo explained.

By REUTERS
29/09/2020
NEW YORK Governor Andrew M. Cuomo holds his daily COVID-19 press briefing at the New York Stock Exch
New York will erect statue in Brooklyn to honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg selflessly pursued truth and justice in a world of division, giving voice to the voiceless and uplifting those who were pushed aside," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
21/09/2020
Trump threatens to cut federal funds to 'lawless' cities

"He is not a king. He cannot 'defund' NYC," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. "It's an illegal stunt."

By REUTERS
03/09/2020
NEW YORK Governor Andrew M. Cuomo holds his daily COVID-19 press briefing at the New York Stock Exch
Cuomo vows to take action on Brooklyn weddings if NYC mayor doesn’t

“If the mayor is not doing any enforcement actions, then the state will,” Cuomo said at a news conference, according to the New York Post.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
27/08/2020
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