October 18, 2019
Rockland rep Nita Lowey, pro-Israel stalwart, says she won’t seek re-election

WASHINGTON — Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., who represents Rockland and Westchester counties, and is a pro-Israel stalwart and one of the most influential Jewish lawmakers, said that she will not run for re-election to Congress next year.

In her announcement last Thursday, Ms. Lowey, 82, noted that she was the first woman to chair the House Appropriations Committee, the lower chamber’s most powerful committee, and included upholding the U.S.-Israel relationship among her accomplishments.
Empowering women in Rockland

The JCC Rockland, Rockland Jewish Family Service, and Good Samaritan Hospital will offer the Women’s Empowerment Symposium on Tuesday, November 12, beginning with workshops at 5 p.m.

The keynote speaker, the Israeli-American author Naomi Ragen, will speak at 7:30. There will be health and wellness workshops, vendors, and a grab-and-go dinner from Lillian’s Cafe. Workshops include Budokon yoga, a discussion about “Talking to Kids About Food and Their Weight: Helping Without Hurting,” mindfulness, music and movement; Zumba, and a discussion on breast health.
Rockland District attorney candidate appeals to voters

I have been criticized by some supporters of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish leadership. I hope you will allow me, as a non-Jew, to address your Jewish audience as to why I am running for District Attorney, and why I am the best candidate for ALL the people of Rockland, regardless of religious faith
Friday, Oct 18 , 7:30PM-9:00PM
Temple Beth Sholom, New City
#ShowUpForShabbat at Temple Beth Sholom
Friday, Oct 25 , 7:30PM-9:30PM
Temple Beth Sholom, New City
Sunday, Oct 27 , 9:30AM-6:00PM
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