The Rockland Jewish Alliance, in collaboration with community activists, hosted a roundtable discussion on Thursday evening for the Republican candidates current and those vying for a spot in the Rockland County Legislature. This comes ahead of the election scheduled for November 7th.
Key issues that were extensively debated included safety and security, making Rockland County more business-friendly, strategies to attract new businesses, infrastructure concerns, and the status of sidewalks around the county.
The participating candidates were:
- Minority Leader, Hon. Legislator Lon Hofstein, District 5 (Includes New City)
- Ariel Dahan, District 12 (Includes parts of Airmont -Suffern – Montebello)
- Avrohom Yankelewitz, District 7 (Includes parts of Wesley Hills and Monsey)
- Ronny Diz, District 2 (Includes parts of Thiells – Garnerville- Pomona)
Prominent attendees also included Deputy Mayor of Village Chestnut Ridge, Chaim Rose, and Deputy Mayor of Village of Pomona, Mendy Lasker and District director at Congressman Mike Lawler’s office, Rafi Silberberg were also in attendance.
This event followed a successful meeting hosted by the Rockland Jewish Alliance last week with the Democratic candidates for the Rockland County Legislature, which included:
- Hon. Legislator Aron Wieder, District 13
- Hon. Legislator Anney Paul, District 14
- Hon. Legislator Toney L. Earl, District 8
- Beth Davidson, District 10
- Dana Stilley, District 17
- David Bruen, District 11
- Jesse Malowitz, District 12
These meetings aim to strengthen ties between the community and elected officials, fostering a better relationship between community activists, leaders, and the candidates.