After hopping to the Catskills region in his own helicopter yesterday, Mayor .Michael Bloomberg tried to woo Jewish voters during a brisk campaign marathon in the mountains.
The Mayor greeted the breakfast crowd at Kutshers Country Club in Monticello, then he met with talmudic students in Woodridge, followed by a walk-and-talk at the Woodbourne shopping area and a stop at a girls’ summer camp. He is counting on the votes of those 18 and older.
The Catskills area is a longtime popular attraction for Jews from the city, who send their children to camps or spend weeks there enjoying the lush green hills and fresh air.
Councilman Simcha Felder (D-Brooklyn) described the reception the mayor got as something akin to what “a great movie star or Derek Jeter” would receive if they visited Bensonhurst.
Bloomberg was warmly greeted, but some adults approached reporters to complain about parking tickets and sanitation fines for recycling violations.
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