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Kohanim Can Now Travel on Road Along Cemeteries

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For many years, overhanging branches along streets bordering Washington Cemetery and Greenwood Cemetery, located on the outskirts of Boro Park and Midwood, have prevented Kohanim from traveling along these roads.They were forced to use alternate routes...

Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein Partners with Brooklyn Public Library to Enhance and Diversify its Book Collection at Local Libraries

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Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein joined with the leadership of Brooklyn Public Library to unveil hundreds of new books, including many culturally sensitive publications, which will be added to the collections in each of the three Brooklyn Public Library...

Governor Hochul Signs Senator Myrie and Assemblyman Eichenstein's Legislation Protecting Holocaust Survivors

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Governor Kathy Hochul signed a legislative package to honor and support Holocaust survivors in New York State.The legislation addresses Holocaust education, Holocaust art stolen during the Nazi era, and the requirement of the state’s Department of Financial...

Great News for Hatzalah Members in NYC: Felder and Eichenstein's Legislation Addressing Camera Violations Signed into Law by Governor Hochul

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New Legislation, sponsored by Senator Simcha Felder and Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein, was signed into law by Governor Hochul last Friday. The bill will allow Hatzalah members to respond more effectively during emergencies. It represents a huge...

Governor Hochul Signs into Law Legislation Sponsored by Senator Salazar and Assemblyman Eichenstein Allowing for Two SNAP Cards Per Family

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Governor Kathy Hochul signed a new bill into law which will make it more convenient for families with two heads-of-household to use their SNAP benefits. This new legislation requires SNAP programs to make available two electronic benefit cards for each...

Senator Salazar, Assemblyman Eichenstein Pass Legislation Allowing for Two SNAP Cards Per Family

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During the final days of the scheduled legislative session, the New York State Legislature passed a bill sponsored by Senator Julia Salazar and Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein which will make it more convenient for families with two heads-of-household...
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