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  • Movie salutes the colorful Ed Koch

    By Tom Tugend

    February 13, 2013 | 1:37 pm

    New York Mayor Edward Irving Koch, universally addressed as “Ed,” was a master of timing and promotion.

    So one may assume that he would have applauded the timing of his departure, at 88, on Feb. 1, which coincided with the release in his home city of the documentary “Koch,” to...

  • Ed Koch Eulogized as Friend of Israel, Jewish People

    February 7, 2013 | 9:52 am

    Ed Koch was remembered as a friend of Israel and the Jewish people by a cast of political luminaries at the former New York City mayor’s funeral.

    At a service that filled the cavernous sanctuary of Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan — the crowd included former President Bill Clinton,...