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NYC Mayor: Fighting BDS ‘Consistent With Progressive Values’

08/25/2016 - 10:43

NEW YORK (JTA) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said that defending Israel from the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement is “consistent with progressive values.”

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio at City Hall, Sept. 21, 2015. (Seth Wenig/AP Images)

A New Definition Of Leadership

After City Hall, Koch and wielded influence up and down the East Coast.
02/03/2013 - 19:00
Staff Writer

In the mid-1970s, William Rapfogel, who was publishing a small Jewish newspaper here, arranged a meeting at a café near Grand Central Station with Edward Koch, then an obscure member of Congress, and one of the representative’s aides.

Members of the New York Police Department carry Ed Koch's casket after services at Temple Emanu-El. Getty Images
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