Thursday, June 14, 2018

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Gets Hero’s Embrace at Magen David Yeshivah

By Michael Eric Rosenthal 

It’s not often that kids find politics interesting, but the students at Magen David Yeshivah elementary school in Brooklyn gave Gov. Andrew Cuomo the rock-star treatment from the time he walked onto the stage to when he left.

New York State awarded $5.8 million in grants for Brooklyn nonprofit schools, day care centers and cultural museums that will be used to enhance security measures, the governor announced on Wednesday. The governor’s vision of an equal and just society includes the need for making sure non-public childcare and education entities have the funding to meet the security standards he wants for public institutions. The grant money is part of the statewide $25 million Securing Communities Against Hate Crimes Grant Program.

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Source: The Jewish Voice

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