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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
To the editor: (re: “Taking a look at the whole story,” Sept. 15) Israel has become a hot-button topic and the various back-and–forths between Peter Wolf and the various writers who have responded to his attacks on Israel — yes, Aryeh Jeselsohn is my husband — could go on endlessly and fruitlessly. more
To the editor: (re: “Pro-BDS rants have a ring of familiarity to them,” “Who are the real villains here?” Aug. 11) In their recent postings, Charles Moerdler and Aryeh Jeselsohn take me to task regarding boycott, divestment and sanctions, as well as antisemitism. Unfortunately and conveniently, they don’t really address the issues I raised.  more
To the editor: (re: “Jeff Dinowitz, Gustavo Rivera quarrel over BDS,” July 21) The one upside to The Riverdale Press’ confusing story on BDS is that readers may finally … more
To the editor: (re: “It’s North Bronx groups vs. Dinowitz on BDS,” June 2) Councilman Eric Dinowitz denounces groups campaigning for boycott, divestment and sanctions of Israel due to its current policies toward Palestinian Arabs. more
A pro-Palestinian movement similar to the 1980s campaign to end Apartheid in South Africa has reached a breaking point on CUNY campuses. more
For three RiverWalk residents who are Holocaust survivors and a Riverdale rabbi, there are four words that sum up their reaction to Russia’s recent invasion of Ukraine: “v’nahafoch hu” — upside down — and “not again.” more
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