Muslim man tells rabbis here how his perceptions have been altered by help from Jewish state.
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A Syrian Muslim refugee told the New York Board of Rabbis Monday how the hatred against Israelis that he grew up with changed after he saw Israeli Jews provide fellow refugees with medical help and food.
Aides reached out to N.Y. Board of Rabbis regarding Sabbath inauguration; inner circle said to understand social service needs.
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With Andrew Cuomo set to take office as New York’s 56th governor on Jan. 1, a Saturday, his aides contacted the New York Board of Rabbis last week to assess whether the Sabbath inauguration would cause any offense.