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With antisemitism on the rise in the United States, U.S. Rep. Ritchie Torres returned from a trip to Israel with a new appreciation of the relationship with the Jewish community in the northwest Bronx. more
To the editor: It has been reported in a recent Guardian that AIPAC — the American Israeli Political Action Committee — is actively working to defeat Jewish candidates in congressional elections. more
Rep. Ritchie Torres will join a group of Bronx dignitaries and Riverdale rabbis on a trip to Israel Oct. 31 to Nov. 4 to learn more about diversity and the Israeli-Palestinian relationship. more
(re: “Why is it so hard to see what’s right in front of you?” Sept. 22) This will be my last missive on the Israel-Palestine issue, in response to the Jeselsohns and Charles Moerdler.  (We have to stop meeting this way!)  more
(re: “A deeper look at BDS, antisemitism and reality,” Aug. 4) Revealingly ignoring undeniable Russian butchery of Ukrainian civilians, China’s oppression of Uyghur Muslims in concentration camps, and Iranian and Syrian ethnic cleansing, Peter Wolf again directs his ire at Jews. He invokes misplaced moral principles to baselessly justify the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement’s assault on Israel and Jewry in an uninformed and inaccurate exegesis that seeks to warrant the savagery of those, like Hamas and Palestine Islamic Jihad, who mindlessly kill and maim Israeli civilians. more
To the editor: (re: “A deeper look at BDS, antisemitism and reality,” Aug. 4) Some remarks and a reaction to Peter Wolf’s Point of View in a recent edition of The Riverdale Press. more
By PETER WOLF   G iven the large Jewish population in and around Riverdale, concerns about antisemitism is understandable. But the equation of antisemitism with groups opposed to … more
The rift between a member of the Bronx county party and Sen. Gustavo Rivera is growing as the primary for the 33rd senate district draws closer. more
To the editor: Have Jeffrey Dinowitz and the Bronx Democratic machine become post-truth, or are they just lying the old-fashioned way? more
To the editor: (re: “It’s North Bronx groups vs. Dinowitz on BDS,” June 2) Something is wrong at The Riverdale Press. The front-page, above-the-fold story June 2 is begun by Stacy Driks describing the support of some CUNY students and faculty for the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement. more
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