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Charedi Influence At Play In Ramapo Referendum

Posted on 02 October 2014 by moshe emes

    Issues will likely linger long after this week’s vote 10/01/14 – Amy Sara Clark, Staff Writer As voters in embattled upstate Ramapo went to the polls this week, at stake was the power of the growing population of charedi Jews in the Rockland County suburb. Tuesday’s referendum, led by a group of activists called Preserve Rockland, was aimed at lessening charedi political power in a town that has fought a years-long battle over Orthodox control of the . >>> READ MORE ...

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Ramapo leaders call for investigation over ward system

Posted on 29 September 2014 by Josh Fallik

Four minority leaders in Ramapo call for federal investigation over the proposed ward system, charging that the system would undermine minority representation on the Town Board. Akiko Matsuda, amatsuda@lohud.com 12:15 p.m. EDT September 24, 2014 RAMAPO – The debate over the proposed ward system reached the next level this week as four local minority leaders called for intervention from the U.S. Department of Justice. Town Board member Brendel Charles wrote to two assistant attorneys general wi . >>> READ MORE ...

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NYC Councilman Slanders Rabbis, Community Leaders

Posted on 27 October 2013 by Community Voice NY

Posted by PeteAppel on October 21, 2013   David Greenfield screams, ‘These People Are All Corrupt!’   It seems NYC Councilman David Greenfield maintains an “enemies list” and he wants everyone to know who they are. While they’re attending shul. Greenfield recently published a brochure in Yiddish, which he had his operative Moshe Friedman hand out in shuls all over Boro Park in Brooklyn on Friday afternoon, right before Shabbos. Among other things, the brochure listed former m . >>> READ MORE ...

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Councilwoman Sara M Gonzalez Tours Areas of Borough Park That Have Been Added to Her District

Posted on 19 June 2013 by Community Voice NY

– Matzav.com – The Online Voice of Torah Jewry – http://matzav.com – Posted By Matzav Editor On June 18, 2013 @ 6:33 PM Last Tuesday afternoon, Councilwoman Sara M. Gonzalez, accompanied by respected community activist and journalist Yosef Rapaport, took a walking tour through Borough Park, visiting prominent community organizations, businesses and landmarks throughout the neighborhood. The Councilwoman, who is running for re-election this year, is poised to represent . >>> READ MORE ...

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Dov Hikind Invites David Greenfield to Clear his Name

Posted on 20 May 2013 by Community Voice NY

http://dovhikind.blogspot.com/2013/05/an-invitation-to-david-greenfield-to.html This weekend, the print edition of City & State, a publication that’s read and respected by all elected officials, published a disturbing story about the website YeshivaWorldNews and its political commentator Dov Gordon. City & State revealed that Mr. Gordon, who has praised NYC Councilman David Greenfield in the most glowing terms for three years, is, according to several sources close to the Councilman, n . >>> READ MORE ...

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