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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio: I regret how I handled Orthodox funeral in April

The comments came in response to a question about a call he held with Orthodox leaders from Brooklyn and Queens Monday night.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
21/10/2020

NYC 'End Jew Hate' protest demands apology from Cuomo

The protest intends to invoke a "public apology" for the "hurtful and bigoted statements" from the governor's office.

Protest to be held in NY against officials blaming Jews for COVID-19

Planned to be held at the New York City Public Library on Thursday, the protest will particularly address recent remarks made by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.

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Brooklyn synagogue defaced, Sukkot symbols destroyed

The assailant, Osman Butt, 25, allegedly grabbed an Israeli flag from outside the synagogue and smashed it through the synagogue’s windows.

Orthodox Jews gather for "Hoshanot prayers" as part of their Sukkot observance on neighborhood lawn

Trump denounces NYPD enforcement of COVID rules on haredi community

“Wow, what does this grim picture remind you of? I am the only thing in the Radical Left’s way! VOTE,” tweeted Trump.

An Orthodox Jewish man wears a mask while talking on a cellphone in the Orthodox Jewish community of

Did NYC's threat actually increase mask wearing in Orthodox neighborhoods?

Borough Park residents said, the increase in mask wearing is all about keeping the yeshivas from closing down.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
03/10/2020

New York City mayor promises court fight if Trump sends federal troops

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney predicted the deployment of federal agents would backfire by exacerbating tensions at a time when the cities are still grappling with the spread of COVID-19.

By REUTERS
21/07/2020
BLACK LIVES matter to Jews. A rabbi carries a sign supporting Black Lives Matter at a rally in Washi

De Blasio to paint 'Black Lives Matter' in front of Trump's tower in NYC

Last week De Blasio unveiled the locations where the murals will be installed, along with the names of streets that will be renamed to honor the BLM movement.

26/06/2020
Commissioner of Health for New York State Howard Zucker, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York

Orthodox Jews sue de Blasio, Cuomo for discrimination over lockdown rules

The plaintiffs, along with two Catholic priests, accused the officials of "blatant double standards" in their enforcement of social distancing orders.

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio speaks to the media during a press conference in temporary hospit

New York City mayor outlines first reopening steps

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday outlined the first steps for reopening the United States' most populous city, envisioning up to 400,000 people heading back to their workplaces.

By REUTERS
28/05/2020
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