Governor Chris Christie

Sheldon Adelson Holds Court At Republican Jewish Convention

In Vegas, GOP Jews focus on Israel, while contenders focus on big giver and casino mogul.

04/01/2014
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Las Vegas — The GOP Jewish faithful descended in force on Sin City, turning out in record numbers and striking a feisty, combative tone at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s annual conference.

Gov. Chris Christie speaking in Las Vegas last weekend before the Republican Jewish Coalition. Getty Images

Jersey Rabbi Drew Ire Of Traffic-Jamming Christie Pals, Documents Show

02/27/2014
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Rabbi Mendel Carlebach, a Chabad rabbi and chaplain for the Port Authority Police Department, has been unwittingly dragged into the so-called "bridge-gate" political scandal embroiling New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration.

Christie Pushes School Choice, Vouchers At OU Breakfast

10/09/2013
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(JTA) --  Orthodox voters should pressure candidates for the state Legislature and national office on the "foundational issue" of school choice in the run-up to the November elections, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said at an Orthodox Union breakfast in Teaneck Sunday

Education was the primary focus of the legislative breakfast, which drew a crowd of 600 and lasted for two hours at Congregation Keter Torah.

Abuse Or Religious Freedom?

Jewish LGBT groups welcome Christie’s ban on ‘reparative therapy’ for gay youth, while Orthodox ones challenge it.

08/20/2013
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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s decision this week to sign a bill that prohibits therapists in the state from performing so-called reparative therapy on young gay patients drew a mixed reaction from Jewish and civil rights organizations.

Gov. Chris Christie signs bill that bans controversial form of therapy on New Jersey minors. Getty Images

Agudath Israel Slams N.J. Law Prohibiting 'Reparative Therapy'

08/20/2013
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The haredi Orthodox Agudath Israel of America condemned a New Jersey law prohibiting gay reparative therapy for minors as an infringement on religious freedom.

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