Congressional Conversations and Breakfasts

A Forum for NY’s Senators, Representatives, Jewish and Other NYC Leaders
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2021 Congressional Conversations
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Episodes:

Rep. Tom Suozzi, D-NY-3 – February 9th

Rep. Mondaire Jones, D-NY-17 – February 18th

Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-NY-1 – February 25th

Rep. Nicole Malliotakis, R-NY-11 – March 2, 2021

Rep. Nydia Velazquez, D-NY-7 – March 3, 2021

For more information or to submit questions for any Senator or Representative in advance, email:  questions@jcrcny.org.

Tapings tentatively scheduled as of March 3rd:

  • Representative Adriano Espaillat:  March 8th
  • Senator Kirsten Gillibrand:  March 9th
  • Representative Andrew Garbarino:  March 11th
  • Representative Yvette Clarke: March 15th
  • Representative Jerrold Nadler:  March 15th
  • Representative Carolyn Maloney:  March 17th
  • Representative Kathleen Rice: March 23rd
  • Representative Gregory Meeks:  April 29th

Accepted invitation, but taping not yet scheduled:

  • Majority Leader Charles Schumer
  • Representative Ritchie Torres

2021 Focus on Communal Priorities

2020 Congressional Breakfast – February 9th

Report and Photos

Program Video

WPIX-TV “PIX11 News at 5” Video

Jewish Insider Article
Link or PDF

Representative Nita M. Lowey Receives Special Recognition for her Decades of Service
Video courtesy of Jewish Insider Facebook Watch

2020 Focus on Communal Priorities

2019 Congressional Breakfast – February 10th

Program Video

Press Release and Photos

Articles – Jewish Insider (2nd Featured Story)

2019 Focus on Communal Priorities

2018 Congressional Breakfast – February 11th

Program Video

Press Release and Photos

ArticlesJewish Insider  –  Human Rights First Blog  –  Social Media

2018 Focus on Communal Priorities

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2017 Congressional Breakfast – February 12th

Press Release and Photos

Articles – Jewish Sentinel  – Jewish Insider

2017 Statement of Community Concerns

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2015 Congressional Breakfast –  February 8th

2015 Statement of Community Concerns

2014 Congressional Breakfast – February 9th

2014 Statement of Community Concerns

2013 Congressional Breakfast – February 10th

In spite of the snowstorm, over 350 local and national Jewish leaders as well as many local public officials and diplomats from a wide range of countries attended this year’s event.

The speakers included:
Representatives:  Yvette Clarke, Eliot Engel, Nita Lowey, Sean Patrick Maloney, Grace Meng, Jerrold Nadler, Charles Rangel and Nydia Velazquez as well as Consul General of Israel in NY:  Ambassador Ido Aharoni. In addition, Hakeem Jeffries also attended.

2013 Statement of Community Concerns (PDF)
Article from JNS News Service


2012 Congressional Breakfast – January 22nd

Over 300 local and national Jewish leaders as well as many local public officials and diplomats attended the event.

The speakers included:
Senator: 
Charles Schumer and Representatives:  Gary Ackerman, Yvette Clarke, Joseph Crowley, Eliot Engel, Nan Hayworth, Nita Lowey, Carolyn Maloney, Carolyn McCarthy, Gregory Meeks, Jerrold Nadler, Charles Rangel, Edolphus Towns, Robert Turner, and in addition, Deputy Consul General of Israel in NY:  Shlomi Kofman

2012 Statement of Community Concerns (PDF)
Article & Pictures from Community News Service


2011 Congressional Breakfast – February 13th

More than 350 local and national Jewish leaders as well as many local public officials and diplomats attended the event.

The speakers included:
Senators: 
Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand  and Representatives:  Gary Ackerman, Yvette Clarke, Eliot Engel, Michael Grimm, Nan Hayworth, Steve Israel, Nita  Lowey, Carolyn Maloney, Gregory Meeks, Jerrold Nadler, Charles Rangel, Anthony Weiner and in addition – Deputy Consul General of Israel in NY:  Shlomi Kofman

2011 Statement of Community Concerns (PDF)
Jewish Week Article (PDF)
Jewish Voice Article (PDF)

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