Cuomo Defeats Nixon, Myrie Defeats Hamilton in NY Dem. Primary

With close to 90 percent of election districts reporting, unofficial election results show the race in the New York Primary Gov. Andrew Cuomo staving off a challenge from political upstart Cynthia Nixon. In the race for Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul defeated Jumaane Williams. In Crown Heights political newcomer Zellnor Myrie defeated the incumbent Jesse Hamilton.

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Kinus Gala Banquet Moves to Rockland County

The highlight of the annual Kinus HaShluchim, the gala banquet, has found itself a new home. This year’s banquet will be held at the Rockland Community College in Suffern, NY  Kinus organizers are enthusiastic about the new venue, anticipating it will provide for a more spacious and comfortable banquet experience.

Here’s My Story: When I Won the Lottery

I was born in 1926 in Kursk, Russia. It was at the beginning of Soviet rule, but despite the difficulties involved, my parents made sure to give me a Jewish education. When I was ten years old, my parents managed to get a permit to leave Russia, and we came to the Israel, then the British Mandate for Palestine. There I continued my Torah studies.