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Come November, A More Traditional New York Clash

Stark contrast of ideas seen in general election if primary frontrunners prevail, with questions about ‘60s-style’ policies.
09/10/2013 - 20:00
Assistant Managing Editor/Online Editor

In the first mayoral election in 12 years with a true Republican on the ballot, November’s race is likely to shape up as the kind of liberal versus conservative clash of ideas that defined the pre-Bloomberg era.

Voters cue up at a polling station in Manhattan to choose candidates in Tuesday’s primary. Getty Images

Nitzavim-Vayelech: I Also Have A Dream

August 28, 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the march on Washington, a landmark event in the struggle for civil rights for blacks and economic opportunity for disadvantaged Americans. At the conclusion of the event, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. rallied the participants with a speech that has come to be known as "I Have a Dream." He longed for the day when all Americans could proclaim "free at last."

Rabbi Michael Levy

Recalling Jewish Labor’s Role In The Historic March On Washington

08/22/2013 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

On August 28, 1963, more than 200,000 Americans gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., for a political rally known as the "March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom."

Stuart Appelbaum
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