Today, New York Governor Kathy Hochul hosted a special Rosh Hashanah reception at the Center for Jewish History in New York City. The event drew several key figures from the Jewish community, underscoring the importance of the occasion and the commitment of the Governor to engage with diverse communities throughout the state.
Among the distinguished attendees were Rockland County leaders, Mayor Izzy Spitzer of the Village of New Square, Town of Ramapo Supervisor Michael Specht, Deputy Mayor of the Village of Chestnut Ridge Chaim Rose, and Town of Ramapo Office of Emergency Preparedness (OEP) Director Josh Hans were all in attendance. Additionally, Ari Rosenblum, a representative from the Jewish Federation, was present, further emphasizing the reception’s significance.
The gathering not only celebrated Rosh Hashanah, the New Year, but also served as an opportunity for open dialogue and discussions about the future and well-being of the Jewish community in New York State.