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U.S. Rep. Ritchie Torres and fellow Rep. Mike Lawler have introduced bipartisan legislation to establish a new special envoy position dedicated to advancing the Abraham Accords — the landmark 2020 U.S.-brokered normalization agreements between Israel and Arab countries in the Middle East. more
To the editor: I have read with interest the ongoing dialogue in the Letters to the Editor from different elements of the Jewish community. I would like to introduce your readership to Jews For Racial & Economic Justice, a political and social activist organization whose work is informed by Jewish ethical values. more
To the editor: It was “late” on the Saturday night before Valentine’s Day, an hour before closing at Riverdale’s timeless Jewish soul food institution, when a couple of neophytes joined us regulars for dinner at 8.  more
Ruth Bromberg passed away peacefully on Feb. 8, 2023, surrounded by her family and friends in her Riverdale home of 70 years. more
To the editor: (re: “ADL: Antisemitism reaches an overall high,” Feb. 2) Last week’s front-page story reported succinctly on the troubling state of Jew-hatred in America, and on efforts by U.S. Rep. Ritchie Torres, the Anti-Defamation League, and others to stem the rising tide. more
The headline in a local Brooklyn newspaper on Jan. 2, 1923 read, “Women will rule this year.” It was just four years after women got the vote after the 19th amendment became law. more
A longtime Highbridge resident has been honored by the New York state Office for the Aging for his volunteer work in the Van Cortlandt Park area, where he has been a treasurer with the Van Cortlandt Park Jewish Center. more
Two Bronx political activist organizations, Bend the Arc: Jewish Action Riverdale and The Unity Democratic Club, helped lock in a victory for Democratic Congressman Pat Ryan in the Hudson Valley. more
To the editor: It is with some sadness and dismay that I read and hear about the misunderstandings concerning the state of Israel among some of your readers. 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
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