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Op-Ed: A Vote for Trump Is a Vote for Our Community

04/13/2016 4:54 PM Updated: 1 year ago

(By Nachman C. Caller). I will be voting for Donald Trump as the Republican choice for president in the New York primary on April 19, and I urge

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Opinion: Ted Cruz — The Satmar Choice

04/11/2016 5:12 PM Updated: 1 year ago

(By Avrumi Weinberger). Like Republicans across the country, Satmar Republicans are fed up with the failed policies of the Obama administration. The burdens placed on small

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Editorial: Remembering Sandy Relief, New Yorkers Shouldn’t Vote for Ted Cruz

04/06/2016 7:30 AM Updated: 1 year ago

This much is clear: Ted Cruz is no fan of New York City. As a conservative senator from Texas, he’s labeled the Big Apple as an

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Op-Ed: ‘No-Brainer’ for Orthodox Jewish Voters — Ted Cruz

04/04/2016 5:51 PM Updated: 1 year ago

(By Rabbi Shloime Pollak). Ted Cruz is simply the best — by far — on our top two issues: Israel’s security and school choice. We send politicians and “Shtadlanim”

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Cuomo, in Op-Ed, Calls New York a Model for Economic Justice

04/04/2016 12:38 PM Updated: 1 year ago

Governor Cuomo recently had a conversation with a New York City minimum-wage earner who makes $9 an hour. Asked what she would do if her wages increased to

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New York Attorney General Supports $15 Minimum Wage

03/14/2016 5:47 PM Updated: 1 year ago

“It is time to send the simple message that all New Yorkers deserve a fair day’s pay for a fair day’s work.” Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

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Op-Ed: Delusional on Politics, Dishonest in Righteous Indignation 

03/03/2016 9:32 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(By Yossi Gestetner). I have worked on more than a dozen political campaigns and ballot initiatives; from local to statewide to the federal level. But I can’t recall

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Planning to Win the Powerball? Read This First

01/11/2016 12:44 PM Updated: 1 year ago

(Rabbi Mendy Kaminker) “I know you usually don’t buy a lottery ticket, but this time, you have to buy! It’s at $1.3 billion!” my friend told

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EDITORIAL: Poor Timing — Democrat Presidential Candidates Use Mass Shooting to Push Agendas

12/03/2015 11:32 AM Updated: 1 year ago

In the third chapter of Kohelet (Ecclesiastes), history’s wisest man (and politician) wrote, “L’kol Z’man V’et L’kal Chefetz Tachas Hashamayim” – “Everything has an appointed season, and

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Op Ed: One Month Later Councilman Gentile Still Silent On Extreme Comments Of Linda Sarour

11/10/2015 12:00 PM Updated: 1 year ago

(by Bob Capano). One month after Linda Sarsour, executive director of the Arab-American Association made her most recent extreme comments on twitter, Bob Capano, who was

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Op Ed: Councilman Gentile, It is Time to Condemn Linda Sarsour and Violence Against Israelis

10/19/2015 12:53 PM

(By Bob Capano) Once again Linda Sarsour, the Executive Director of the Arab American Association of New York based in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, has made irresponsible

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Guest Post: When Reporting Becomes A Challenge on Shabbos

10/04/2015 1:21 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(By Jacob Kornbluh). Shabbos is a day of rest for me. But this weekend was not like every day of rest. Friday evening at sundown I

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Mahmoud Abbas Only Complicates Things in the Middle East

09/30/2015 6:00 PM Updated: 1 year ago

Palestine Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s much-anticipated U.N. General Assembly speech was so dauntingly dull that I – like many viewers – were wondering if and when

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Op-Ed: Anti-Iran Deal Lobbyists Perpetuating Anti-Semitism

09/11/2015 4:37 PM

(By Rabbi Yaakov Shapiro). Much has been said about President Obama’s proposed Iran deal. Some of the conversation has been framed as civilized debate, while other

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Op-Ed: How The WH Killed The Iran Deal Debate

09/10/2015 10:57 AM

(By David Shor). With all announcements in, the Senate is split by 58/42, with the bipartisan majority disapproving of the Deal. Many are calling it a

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Op-Ed: Nadler Opened the Door For Undecided Lawmakers to Support Iran Deal

08/27/2015 10:05 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(By Chaskel Bennett). N.Y. Congressman Jerry Nadler’s decision to vote in favor of the controversial deal with Iran has been met by a vociferous response from

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Op-Ed: Did Jerry Nadler Betray America, Israel and His Community?

08/23/2015 4:38 PM Updated: 1 year ago

(By Joseph Gross). On Friday, Congressman ‎Jerry Nadler made public his decision to support the Iran nuclear deal. In an effort to explain his decision, Nadler

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Op-Ed: A Consensus Solution to the Iran Nuclear Deal Debate

08/23/2015 3:40 PM Updated: 1 year ago

(Carl Caller). The Nuclear Agreement negotiated by Secretary of State John Kerry and a team of experts has touched off a fierce and intense debate in

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Op-Ed: Responding to Ezra Friedlander Re: Nadler’s Support of Iran Deal

08/23/2015 8:44 AM

(By Yaacov Behrman). An open letter to Ezra Friedlander: We have been friends for many years and I feel obligated to write to you and convey

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Expose: Jewish Communal Fund Seeks To Cover-Up Their 7-Figure Funding Of Israel Boycott

08/16/2015 3:19 PM

(Op-Ed by George Birnbaum, Hank Sheinkopf and Ronn Torossian). Over the last several months, The Jewish Communal Fund (JCF) has been under intense scrutiny as they