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This year has demanded that all New York City families and students do many things differently — they’ve had to think differently, learn differently, and connect differently with teachers, peers and the whole school community. more
NorPAC, a non-partisan political action committee, met with hundreds of congressional members between May 3 and May 6. It was the first virtual NorPAC mission in the 20 years since its founding. more
Maybe Mitch McConnell is right. Maybe Jan. 6 does not require further investigation. more
English is a living language, constantly changing and evolving with a rate of change that seems to be accelerating. more
Sometimes I feel like we’re living through a season of hate. Between police violence against the Black community, random attacks on Asian-Americans, and violence against Jews across the city — including the recent anti-Semitic attacks on four local synagogues in my community of Riverdale — followed by violence against Jews across the country, it is hard to not feel overwhelmed by this rising tide of contempt. more
When New York City’s matching funds program was first established in 1988, it was presented as a solution to big money out-muscling the “little guy” in city elections. more
The recent outbursts of anti-Semitism in our city have deeply shocked many of us to our cores. Viewing clips of hate crimes, and listening to the chants demeaning our people and calling for an end to our existence, has gripped many of us with trepidation and anger. more
With all of the negativity going on in these most distressful times, I had to do a shout-out to three wonderful Riverdalians who came to my rescue on April 19. more
As could be expected, after an A1 lead story reporting the police capture of the “shul vandal” who had attacked four Riverdale synagogues and was initially held on bail by a criminal court judge, The Riverdale Press on its editorial page hailed the release of the vandal by another judge in the same court. more
I just finished watching the evening news, and couldn’t believe my ears. The 29-year-old who vandalized synagogues in the Riverdale area for 11 days and had finally been caught has been released. And, thanks to the bail reform law, the bail imposed by an intelligent judge was overruled. more
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