Mayor Bloomberg

Quinn Pledges 'Progress For Every Neighborhood’

Speaker says Bloomberg improvements are unequal, hits ‘cruel’ homeless policy in Jewish Week interview.
08/26/2013 - 20:00
Assistant Managing Editor

If elected to succeed Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Council Speaker Christine Quinn will make a priority of addressing a homeless policy she says has at times been “cruel,” and work harder to make sure that there is “equal progress for everyone.”

Christine Quinn’s political fortunes, for better or worse, seem to be tied to Mayor Bloomberg’s popularity. Michael Datikash

Mayor Bloomberg Dedicates MDA Jerusalem Station

10/24/2011 - 20:00

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg dedicated the landmark Magen David Adom station in Jerusalem in memory of his father.

Bloomberg affixed a mezuzah to the doorpost of the William H. Bloomberg MDA Jerusalem Station on Sunday with the help of Sephardi Chief Rabbi Shlomo Moshe Amar. The mayor donated the lead gift for the station.

Mayor Bloomberg at Sunday’s dedication in Jerusalem. Spencer C. Tucker/Vos Is Neais

Rabbi Haskel Lookstein (and Casablanca's Vctor Laszlo) Join Fight Against Mosque

With Rabbi Haskel Lookstein coming out agaInst the location of mosque at Ground Zero (see his sermon below), I'm reminded of nothing less than Victor Laszlo telling Bogart at the Casablanca airport, "Thanks. And welcome back to the fight. This time I know our side will win."

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