Jonathan Greenspun, a Republican consultant who was in attendance for the AIPAC appearances of John McCain, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama this week, had a tepid reaction to Obama’s speech this morning in D.C.
Among the highlights of the speech was Obama’s assertion that the Iraq war had made Israel less safe and his Read More
From time to time, politicians attending parades come in for derision. It’s less often that you see scorn directed publicly at the dutiful staffers who accompany them.
During a discussion on NY1 last night of next year’s possible mayoral candidates, Republican consultant Jonathan Greenspun took a swipe at likely Democratic contender Anthony Weiner by saying Read More
Mayor Bloomberg just announced Patrick J. Brennan as the long-awaited replacement to Jonathan Greenspun as head of the Community Asssistance Unit, an office that has taken on renewed importance and prominence since all the demonstrations and hard feelings started in the city’s Orthodox community a couple of months ago.
After rumors that Terry Read More
Michael Fragin just sent out an e-mail informing colleagues that Wednesday will be his last day working in the Governor’s office, as he is taking a job as the Vice President of Strategic Planning at the Battery Park Authority. Mr. Fragin confirmed the move and emphasized that he is “still part of the Pataki orbit.” Read More
Ben Smith reports that Jonathan Greenspun is moving on to Mercury Public Affairs, leaving his unofficial post as the Bloomberg administration’s liaison to the Jewish community.
His departure, of course, comes only a few weeks after the protests in Borough Park. In the aftermath of the demonstrations, many people in the community Read More
On April 6, with Passover only a few days away, young men with yarmulkes on their heads and cardboard boxes in their arms rushed in and out of Schick’s Gourmet Bakery on 16th Avenue in the largely Hasidic Borough Park section of Brooklyn.
Their frantic loading of chocolate babka, mandel bread and rainbow cookies Read More