With Anti-Semitic Acts in Headlines, Cuomo Plans to Visit Israel
ALBANY — Amid talk of presidential ambitions in 2020, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo will make a quick trip to Israel this weekend, at a moment when the handling of Jewish issues is percolating through the national political debate.
The announcement of the trip, made on Wednesday during a speech to Orthodox Jewish students in Albany, came on the heels of several events in which Mr. Cuomo has sought to present himself as a proactive fighter of anti-Semitism.
Earlier Wednesday, Mr. Cuomo went ...