"Israel is very advanced when it comes to providing security and there's a lot that NY can learn from them in that regard", Cuomo said Saturday following a round-table discussion with Jewish leaders at the Park East Synagogue on 67th Street. "That will not change".
In a visit to Israel on Sunday, Cuomo, who traveled to Israel this weekend in a gesture of solidarity spurred by acts of anti-Semitism in the U.S., made his first comments following the toppling of headstones at a Jewish cemetery this weekend in Brooklyn.
Rivlin thanked Cuomo for his visit and said, "Your arrival to Israel at this time is an extremely important signal that the United States people and government will not let anti-Semitism win".
Cuomo, seen as a possible Democratic presidential candidate in 2020, is governor of a state with a large Jewish population. The governor also proclaimed Shimon Peres Day in New York State. During the meeting with business leaders, Cuomo announced the launch of a 22-member New York-Israel Commission which is to create a framework for strengthening the economic and cultural ties between Israel and New York. I will be here again. Rivlin also said Israel appreciated US President Donald Trump's condemnation of the attacka, as well as words and actions taken by Vice President Mike Pence, who went to a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis that was vandalized. "We can never, ever, let that change".
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More broadly, the general said he is satisfied that the US counter-IS strategy as developed during the Obama years is working. The United States and Russian Federation have a channel for avoiding each other in the crowded airspace over Syria.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as part of his whirlwind trade mission and show of solidarity this weekend, his office announced Saturday.
In his second trip to Israel, Gov. Cuomo said he aims to learn from the countries advanced security provisions.. "We applaud his recent efforts on behalf of the security of the Jewish community, the interests of the New York State non-public school community, and the State of Israel".
Cuomo said he wouldn't discuss "politics" with Netanyahu when asked his thoughts on the corruption probes surrounding the prime minister.