Post Tagged with: "Israel"

Matters of Faith: An Attitude of Gratitude

Matters of Faith: An Attitude of Gratitude

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Then the Lord appeared to Solomon by night, and said to him: “I have heard your prayer, and have chosen this place for Myself as a house of sacrifice. When I shut up heaven and […]

by · February 2, 2020 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Keep Your Head Up

Matters of Faith: Keep Your Head Up

By Rev. J. LorenRussell “For you shall expand to the right and to the left, and your descendants will inherit the nations, and make the desolate cities inhabited. “No weapon formed against you shall prosper, And every tongue which rises […]

by · January 27, 2020 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Religion
President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands during their joint press conference, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Benjamin D. Applebaum)

U.S.-Israel Mutual Defense Pact?

President Donald Trump and Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.)  are advocating a “Mutual Defense” pact with Israel. Senator Graham has stated that “This would be a game-changer for Israel’s security and would be sending the right message to Iran and other […]

by · December 22, 2019 · Military, Vernuccio's View
Matters of Faith: Joy After The Night

Matters of Faith: Joy After The Night

by Rev. J. Loren Russell, B.A., MDiv “When the Lord brought back the captivity of Zion,We were like those who dream.2 Then our mouth was filled with laughter,And our tongue with singing.Then they said among the nations,“The Lord has done great […]

by · October 20, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Bronx legislators and others in Israel with With Jeff Leb, Latrice Monique Walker, Latoya Joyner, Victor M. Pichardo, Speaker Carl E. Heastie, Isa Puello, Lanessa Nes Owens, Michael Blake and Rabbi Michael Miller

Bronx Assembly Delegation Ends Trip to Israel

This past Monday Bronx Assemblymembers Speaker Carl Heastie, Victor Pichardo, Latoya Joyner and Micheal Blake ended their journey to the Holy Land. Their visit was hosted by Rabbi Michael Miller who is the CEO of the Jewish Community Relations Council […]

by · December 23, 2015 · Op Ed, Religion

WYSK: Gillibrand vs. Schumer

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz District 32 Bronx County, New York Schumer vs. Gillibrand You should know that Senator Chuck Schumer, a Democrat and the Senior US Senator from the State of  New York has publicly […]

by · August 14, 2015 · Op Ed
B.P. Diaz Celebrates Israeli Independence Day

B.P. Diaz Celebrates Israeli Independence Day

On Thursday, April 23, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale hosted their annual Israeli Independence Day celebration. At the event Borough President Diaz presented Rabbi Avi Weiss of the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale with […]

Week In Pictures: BP Diaz at Ferry Point, Israel Discussion, Unclaimed Funds

Week In Pictures: BP Diaz at Ferry Point, Israel Discussion, Unclaimed Funds

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. tees off towards Manhattan on the opening day of the Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point in The Bronx on April 1, 2015.   New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli presents Bronx Borough […]

J.C. Polanco, Esq., MBA

BP Diaz To Talk Bronx-Israel Relations

On Thursday, March 26, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host a discussion and question and answer session on his recent visit to Israel.   The event will take place at the Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5626 Arlington Avenue, Bronx, NY, […]

by · March 25, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Government
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Lew’s View: The Netanyahu Victory and Possibilities for Progress

Although the  election results from Israel are not as I and many others wanted, I remain hopeful that a new government under Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu can move towards peace and treat all Israeli citizens with respect and equality. Presently, Netanyahu’s Likud Party appears […]

by · March 20, 2015 · Op Ed
J.C. Polanco, Esq., MBA

Polanco Politics — America Needs Bibi Netanyahu

Bibi Netanyahu: America’s Friend In The Middle East Nothing gets ultra-left Democrats more excited that an imaginary disrespect of the President Obama’s powers over made up protocol. Speaker John Boehner invited Prime Minister Netanyahu to address the Congress. As Speaker of […]

BP DIAZ TO DISCUSS RECENT TRIP TO ISRAEL

BP DIAZ TO DISCUSS RECENT TRIP TO ISRAEL

On Thursday, March 26, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host a discussion and question and answer session on his recent visit to Israel.   The event will take place at the Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5626 Arlington Avenue, Bronx, NY, […]

The Politics of Obama and Netanyahu

By Richard Brodsky The Netanyahu speech was smart and informative. It crystallized two parallel problems. First, and most important: what’s the right thing to do about Iran and its nuclear capacity? There are big, big questions to be answered. Would […]

by · March 13, 2015 · Op Ed
LEW’S VIEWS – Bibi Netanyahu: Chutzpah Personified

LEW’S VIEWS – Bibi Netanyahu: Chutzpah Personified

Shortly before leaving Israel for his trip to the United States, Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu said “Today, on the eve of the Fast of Esther, I’m embarking on a historic mission. I feel like the emissary of all the people […]

Netanyahu Declares US-Israel Alliance Strong

Netanyahu Declares US-Israel Alliance Strong

In a speech before the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference this morning, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that the US-Israel relationship remains strong despite controversy over his speech to the US Congress on Tuesday. Netanyahu said […]