Rabbi Joseph Potasnik
The breakfast meeting, which was held at the cardinal’s residence on Madison Avenue, came weeks after the group first gathered at the request of Mayor Bill de Blasio in the aftermath of the death of Eric Garner in police custody on Staten Island.
At sundown Friday, Jews across the Tri-State Area will sit down and celebrate the holiday of Passover. The holiday celebrates the Jewish people’s exodus from slavery in Egypt.
New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan will be elevated to Cardinal in Vatican City this Saturday. As Cardinal, that would make him eligible to elected Pope.
Swastikas have been scrolled in white grease paint on the windows of a Japanese bookstore and clothing store on 41st Street and 6th Avenue, where several rabbis and Manhattan borough president Scott Stringer gathered Tuesday to say ‘enough.’
Those who were taken on 9/11 no longer live with us but on this tenth anniversary, we can proudly say, they live within us.