Chaim Deutsch

Private Schools Get A Subcommittee

What Orthodox councilman’s new body can — and can’t — achieve for day schools.

01/24/2014
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Private schools now have their own City Council subcommittee, chaired by an Orthodox councilman from Midwood.

There’s no doubt Councilman Chaim Deutsch’s subcommittee will give private schools of all stripes more attention at City Hall. But it’s not clear that will translate into cold hard cash.

Private schools now have their own subcommittee on the City Council. Photo courtesy of Mazel Day School

Orthodox Councilman To Chair New Subcommittee On Private Schools

Newly elected Chaim Deutsch called the subcommittee’s creation “overdue.”

01/22/2014
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Day schools just got a leg up at City Hall.

In New Brooklyn District, A Clash Of Clout

With fewer Jewish voters, Orthodox and Russian-speakers battle to elect a Councilman.

10/29/2013
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A year after a City Council commission redrew the borders of some Council districts in Brooklyn, voters in the new 48th District will elect a representative for the first time on Tuesday.

Although redistricting reduced the number of Jewish voters in the 48th CD, all four candidates are Jewish. Image via Google Maps

After Brief Senate Career, Russian-Speaking Pol Aims For City Council

06/17/2013
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He served just 11 days in Albany, and spent much of his brief term as a state senator struggling to help constituents recover from Superstorm Sandy before falling victim to redistricting.

Now, David Storobin is jumping back into politics in a run for City Hall. Born in Belarus, the Republican prevailed in an extremely tight Brooklyn race last year to succeed imprisoned Sen. Carl Kruger -– after months of counting and unproven allegations of voter fraud. But Kruger’s district was split in five in last year’s reapportionment process.

David Storobin seeks a political comeback after defeat in race for super-Jewish Senate district.
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