Posts Tagged ‘Syria’

Jewish Officials Say Councilman Barron Supports Syria’s Dictator Bashar Assad

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

At a press conference yesterday where group of Jewish elected officials lambasted congressional candidate and City Councilman Charles Barron for his criticism of Israel and for backing dictators Robert Mugabe and Muammar Qaddafi, Assemblyman Dov Hikind speculated that Barron supports the leadership in Syria too. “I can only imagine what he thinks of (Bashar) Assad [&hellip
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Iraqi Refugees Find Art Outlet on Upper West Side

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Arts West Side Spirit, Breaking News

New Yorkers have a chance to help Iraqi refugees half a world away while simultaneously beautifying their walls with original art. The nonprofit organization Common Humanity, founded by Upper West Side resident Mel Lehman, will show 22 new paintings by Iraqi artists currently exiled in Damascus, Syria. Lehman found a home for the exhibit at [&hellip
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