New York - NY Officials, Community Leaders Stand In Support Of Israel’s Right Of Self Defense (video)
New York - New York’s elected officials and community leaders stood together with Amb. Ido Aharoni, Israel’s Consul General in New York, and the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York, and strongly declared their support for the State of Israel and its right to engage in self-defense.
Elected officials in attendance included Congress Members Rangel, Nadler, Maloney, Engel, Meeks and Congresswoman-Elect Meng as well as NYS Assembly Speaker Silver, NYC Comptroller Liu, Public Advocate de Blasio, NYC Council Speaker Quinn, NYC Councilman David Greenfield Brooklyn District Attorney Hynes and Council Members Garodnick and Vallone Jr.
Video Credit: Stefano Giovannini For VINNews.com.
The event was sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York (JCRC-NY).
“The purpose of this gathering is to express the unequivocal support for the State of Israel among New York’s political, communal, ethnic and faith leaders. The flagrant and unprovoked violence emanating from Gaza must immediately come to an end. Until then, we wholeheartedly support Israel’s right to defend herself,” Michael S. Miller and Alan S. Jaffe, Executive Vice President and CEO and President, Jewish Community Relations Council of New York.
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