Jewish Community Relations Council
Rangel said Israel has always been a source of bipartisan support in Congress. But some Democrats are reportedly planning to boycott next month’s speech.
Leaders of the black and Jewish communities joined together Sunday on the steps of Brooklyn Supreme Court to repudiate the violent “knockout game.”
The report from the state Division of Criminal Justice Services obtained by Newsday shows the number of hate crimes rose 200 percent in Suffolk County from 2011 to 2012.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the mayoral hopefuls were all on hand for the celebration of Israel.