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Jerrold Nadler
Jerrold Lewis Nadler (/ˈnædlər/; born June 13, 1947) is an American attorney and politician who serves as the U.S. Representative from New York's 10th

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Jerry Nadler Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 10th district Incumbent Assumed office
January 3, 2013Preceded by Edolphus TownsMember of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 8th district In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2013Preceded by James H. ScheuerSucceeded by Hakeem JeffriesMember of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 17th district In office
November 3, 1992 – January 3, 1993Preceded by Theodore S. WeissSucceeded by Eliot EngelMember of the New York State Assembly
from the 67th district In office
January 1, 1983 – November 3, 1992Preceded by Richard N. GottfriedSucceeded by Scott StringerMember of the New York State Assembly
from the 69th district In office
January 1, 1977 – December 31, 1982Preceded by Albert H. BlumenthalSucceeded by Edward C. Sullivan Personal detailsBorn Jerrold Lewis Nadler
(1947-06-13) June 13, 1947 (age 71)
New York City, New York, U.S.Political party DemocraticSpouse(s) Joyce MillerChildren Michael NadlerEducation Columbia University (BA)
Fordham University (JD)Website House website

Jerrold Lewis Nadler (/ˈnædlər/; born June 13, 1947) is an American attorney and politician who serves as the U.S. Representative from New York's 10th congressional district. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

After redistricting in 2013, the 10th district now includes the west side of Manhattan from the Upper West Side down to Battery Park, including the World Trade Center. It also includes the Manhattan neighborhoods of Chelsea, Hell's Kitchen, and Greenwich Village, as well as parts of Brooklyn such as Coney Island, Bensonhurst, Borough Park, and Bay Ridge. It includes many of New York City's most popular tourist attractions, including the Statue of Liberty, New York Stock Exchange, Brooklyn Bridge and Central Park.[1][2]

Contents
  • 1 Early life, education and early political career
  • 2 New York Assembly
  • 3 U.S. House of Representatives
    • 3.1 Elections
    • 3.2 Tenure
    • 3.3 Committee assignments
    • 3.4 Caucus memberships
  • 4 Personal life
  • 5 See also
  • 6 References
  • 7 External links
Early life, education and early political career

Nadler was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. He graduated from Stuyvesant High School in 1965[3] (where his debate team partner was the future philosopher of science Alexander Rosenberg, and his successful campaign for student government president was managed by Dick Morris).[4]

Nadler received his B.A. degree from Columbia University, where he became a brother of Alpha Epsilon Pi,[5] in 1969. He received his J.D. degree from the part-time evening program of Fordham University School of Law while serving in the New York State Assembly in 1978.

New York Assembly

He was a member of the New York State Assembly from 1977 to 1992, sitting in the 182nd, 183rd, 184th, 185th, 186th, 187th, 188th and 189th New York State Legislatures.

In 1985, he ran for Manhattan Borough President. He lost the Democratic primary to David Dinkins.[6] In the general election, he ran as the New York Liberal Party nominee, and was again defeated by Dinkins.

In 1989, he ran for New York City Comptroller. In the Democratic primary, he lost to Kings County D.A. Elizabeth Holtzman.

Nadler founded and chaired the Assembly Subcommittee on Mass Transit and Rail Freight.

U.S. House of Representatives Elections

In 1992, Ted Weiss was expected to run for re-election in the 8th District, which had been renumbered from the 17th after the 1990 U.S. Census. However, Weiss died a day before the primary election. Nadler was nominated to replace Weiss. He ran in two elections on Election Day – a special election to serve the rest of Weiss's term, and a regular election for a full two-year term. He won both handily, and has been re-elected ten times with little serious competition in one of the most Democratic districts in the country. A Republican has not represented this district or its predecessors in over a century.[7]

Tenure Nadler giving a press conference with Nydia Velazquez at the 2017 John F. Kennedy International Airport protest

Nadler is a member of the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary and Transportation and Infrastructure committees. He is the Ranking Member of the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.[8] Despite earlier efforts to bring impeachment charges against George W. Bush,[9] and more recent requests from fellow representatives, he did not schedule hearings on impeachments for Bush or Dick Cheney, saying in 2007 that doing so would be pointless and would distract from the presidential election.[10] In a July 15, 2008, Washington Journal interview, Nadler reiterated the timing defense [11] while stating that Bush had committed impeachable offenses, but that nothing could be done because the system is "overly political". Ten days later, following upon submission of Articles of Impeachment by Representative Dennis Kucinich, the full House Judiciary Committee held hearings covered solely by C-SPAN [12] regarding the process. A top Ronald Reagan Justice Department official, Bruce Fein, was among those testifying for impeachment.

Nadler said in a December 2008 interview that he was interested in the U.S. Senate seat that Hillary Clinton was planning to resign to become U.S. Secretary of State in the Obama Administration. He cited his opposition to the war in Iraq, the PATRIOT Act, and the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2005 as among his principal qualifications.[13]

Nadler has also vowed to re-introduce the Freedom of Choice Act during the Obama administration.[14]

Nadler was unhappy with the passage of the surveillance-reform compromise bill, the FISA Amendments Act of 2008, saying it "abandons the Constitution's protections and insulates lawless behavior from legal scrutiny".[15]

Nadler urged the Attorney General in December 2008 to appoint an independent counsel to investigate Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, and other top Bush officials for violating the law on torturing prisoners in US custody.[16]

On September 15, 2009, Nadler, along with two other representatives, introduced the Respect for Marriage Act.[17]

Nadler compared Obama's acceptance of Republican demands to extend Bush-era tax cuts at the highest income levels to someone being roughed-up by the mob, asserting that the Republicans would only allow the middle class tax cut if millionaires and billionaires receive a long-term tax cut as well.[18]

In January 2011, Nadler called the new GOP majority's plan to read the Constitution on the House floor "ritualistic" and complained that it treated the Constitution like "a sacred text" for "propaganda" purposes.[19]

In 2015, Nadler voted to support an agreement to lift economic sanctions against Iran in exchange for Iran's compliance with the terms of the agreement which called for substantial dismantling and scaling back of their nuclear program.[20]

Income taxes

Nadler has proposed changing the income tax brackets to reflect different regions and their costs of living, which would have lowered the tax rate for New Yorkers.[21][22] Nadler has opposed giving tax breaks to high-income earners, saying that the country cannot afford it.[18]

Occupy Wall Street

Nadler sent a letter to Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. requesting that Holder investigate whether the police monitoring the Occupy protests had deprived the protestors' Constitutional rights. It was reported that Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg of New York City had "ridiculed" Nadler's call for an investigation into police conduct. Bloomberg suggested he would be able to make the streets safer by getting money for homeland security instead.[23]

Voting record

Nadler has a liberal voting record in the House. He gained national prominence during the impeachment of Bill Clinton, when he described the process as a "partisan railroad job."[24]

This Medicare proposal includes a section that provides for a consortium of organization to study Ground Zero illness.[25]

According to the National Journal, Nadler is one of seven members of the House of Representatives who tie for most liberal.[26]

Committee assignments
  • Committee on the Judiciary (Ranking Member)
    • Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties (Ranking Member)
    • Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
  • Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
    • Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
    • Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
Caucus memberships
  • Congressional Arts Caucus[27]
  • Congressional Progressive Caucus[28]
  • Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus[29]
Personal life

In 2002 and 2003, Nadler had laparoscopic duodenal switch surgery, helping him lose more than 100 pounds.[30][31][32]

See also
  • List of Jewish members of the United States Congress
References
  1. ^ "PlanNYC: World Trade Center Redevelopment News". Archived from the original on September 28, 2007. Retrieved November 2, 2007. 
  2. ^ "EPA's Response to the World Trade Center Collapse: Challenges, Successes, and Areas for Improvement Report No. 2003-P-00012" (PDF format). August 21, 2003. Retrieved November 2, 2007. 
  3. ^ "Nadler, Jerrold Lewis". Retrieved November 2, 2007. 
  4. ^ "President's Letter" (PDF format). The Campaign for Stuyvesant. Retrieved November 2, 2007. 
  5. ^ "Notable Alumni". Alpha Epsilon Pi. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  6. ^ .
  7. ^ Purdum, Todd S. (September 25, 1992). "Man in the News; Persistence Pays Off: Jerrold Lewis Nadler". The New York Times. Retrieved November 2, 2007. 
  8. ^ "Biography". Archived from the original on September 29, 2007. Retrieved November 2, 2007. 
  9. ^ Turner, Douglas (February 27, 2006). "Working Up the Nerve Toward 'Impeachment'". The Buffalo News. p. A.6.
  10. ^ Bellantoni, Christina (April 6, 2007). "Liberals Push to Impeach Bush; Key Democrats Balk at Timing". The Washington Times. p. A.01. ISSN 0732-8494.
  11. ^ .
  12. ^ . (via YouTube).
  13. ^ Amy Goodwin (Director) (December 23, 2008). "Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) Calls for Independent Counsel to Investigate Cheney and Rumsfeld for Violating Torture Laws (Interview)". Democracy Now!. Retrieved December 25, 2008. 
  14. ^ "Catholics wary of possible bill on abortion".
  15. ^ "House Passes Bill on Federal Wiretapping Powers". The New York Times. June 21, 2008. 
  16. ^ "Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) Calls for Independent Counsel to Investigate Cheney and Rumsfeld for Violating Torture Laws". Democracy Now!. December 23, 2008. 
  17. ^ Eleveld, Kerry (September 15, 2009). "Respect for Marriage Act Debuts" The Advocate. Retrieved September 15, 2009.
  18. ^ a b "Nadler: On Taxes GOP Are a Bunch of Gangsters". CBS News. December 12, 2010. 
  19. ^ "Reading between Constitution's lines". The Washington Post. January 5, 2011. 
  20. ^ "Jerrold Nadler, New York Congressman, Endorses Iran Nuclear Deal". The New York Times. August 21, 2015. 
  21. ^ "Tax Burdens Tilt Coastal, and System's Fairness Is Debated". The New York Times. November 11, 2011. 
  22. ^ "Liberal Tax Revolt". The New York Times. July 23, 2010. 
  23. ^ "Mayor and Congressman Clash on Police at Occupy Wall Street Protests". The New York Times. 
  24. ^ "Congressional Record". December 18, 1988. Retrieved November 2, 2007. 
  25. ^ Press release (September 7, 2006). "Nadler Introduces Major New 9/11 Health Bill: The 9/11 Comprehensive Health Benefits Act". Retrieved November 2, 2007. 
  26. ^ "Top Ten Liberal Representatives". National Journal. 
  27. ^ "Membership". Congressional Arts Caucus. Retrieved 13 March 2018. 
  28. ^ "Caucus Members". Congressional Progressive Caucus. Retrieved 30 January 2018. 
  29. ^ "Members". Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus. Retrieved 17 May 2018. 
  30. ^ Raymond Hernandez, New York Times, Nadler, as a Last Resort, Sheds Weight by Surgery, November 16, 2002
  31. ^ Associated Press, Rep. Nadler to Undergo Second Surgery for Weight Loss, July 16, 2003
  32. ^ Danielle Kurtzleben, U.S. News and World Report, Political Figures: Diet Secrets of Famous Politicians: Politicians and Weight Loss, November 9, 2011
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Heretics!: The Wondrous (and Dangerous) Beginnings of Modern Philosophy
Heretics!: The Wondrous (and Dangerous) Beginnings of Modern Philosophy
An entertaining, enlightening, and humorous graphic narrative of the dangerous thinkers who laid the foundation of modern thoughtThis entertaining and enlightening graphic narrative tells the exciting story of the seventeenth-century thinkers who challenged authority―sometimes risking excommunication, prison, and even death―to lay the foundations of modern philosophy and science and help usher in a new world. With masterful storytelling and color illustrations, Heretics! offers a unique introduction to the birth of modern thought in comics form―smart, charming, and often funny.These contentious and controversial philosophers―from Galileo and Descartes to Spinoza, Locke, Leibniz, and Newton―fundamentally changed the way we look at the world, society, and ourselves, overturning everything from the idea that the Earth is the center of the cosmos to the notion that kings have a divine right to rule. More devoted to reason than to faith, these thinkers defended scandalous new views of nature, religion, politics, knowledge, and the human mind.Heretics! tells the story of their ideas, lives, and times in a vivid new way. Crisscrossing Europe as it follows them in their travels and exiles, the narrative describes their meetings and clashes with each other―as well as their confrontations with religious and royal authority. It recounts key moments in the history of modern philosophy, including the burning of Giordano Bruno for heresy, Galileo's house arrest for defending Copernicanism, Descartes's proclaiming cogito ergo sum, Hobbes's vision of the "nasty and brutish" state of nature, and Spinoza's shocking Theological-Political Treatise.A brilliant account of one of the most brilliant periods in philosophy, Heretics! is the story of how a group of brave thinkers used reason and evidence to triumph over the authority of religion, royalty, and antiquity.

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Punk in NYC's Lower East Side 1981-1991: Scene History Series, Vol 1
Punk in NYC's Lower East Side 1981-1991: Scene History Series, Vol 1
Drawing on both archival documents and original interviews, this zine explores the music of the era’s bands, including Bad Brains, Cro-Mags, Agnostic Front, False Prophets, Urgent Fury, No Thanks, and Reagan Youth. At the same time, the scene is situated within the broader social context, from the election of Ronald Reagan to the Tompkins Square Riots. Woven throughout is the tragic story of New York City’s most legendary anarcho-punk, Reagan Youth’s Dave Insurgent.

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$4.79
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Heretics: A Novel
Heretics: A Novel
"Padura’s Heretics spans and defies literary categories . . . ingenious." —Maureen Corrigan, Fresh AirA sweeping novel of art theft, anti-Semitism, contemporary Cuba, and crime from a renowned Cuban author, Heretics is Leonardo Padura's greatest detective work yet.In 1939, the Saint Louis sails from Hamburg into Havana’s port with hundreds of Jewish refugees seeking asylum from the Nazi regime. From the docks, nine-year-old Daniel Kaminsky watches as the passengers, including his mother, father, and sister, become embroiled in a fiasco of Cuban corruption. But the Kaminskys have a treasure that they hope will save them: a small Rembrandt portrait of Christ. Yet six days later the vessel is forced to leave the harbor with the family, bound for the horrors of Europe. The Kaminskys, along with their priceless heirloom, disappear. Nearly seven decades later, the Rembrandt reappears in an auction house in London, prompting Daniel’s son to travel to Cuba to track down the story of his family’s lost masterpiece. He hires the down-on-his-luck private detective Mario Conde, and together they navigate a web of deception and violence in the morally complex city of Havana. In Heretics, Leonardo Padura takes us from the tenements and beaches of Cuba to Rembrandt’s gloomy studio in seventeenth-century Amsterdam, telling the story of people forced to choose between the tenets of their faith and the realities of the world, between their personal desires and the demands of their times. A grand detective story and a moving historical drama, Padura’s novel is as compelling, mysterious, and enduring as the painting at its center.

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For My Crimes
For My Crimes
The eighth album from Marissa Nadler, For My Crimes, is the sound of guilt giving way to truth. The songs stare down the dark realization that love may not be enough to keep two people together through distance and differing needs. By asking these difficult questions about her relationships, Nadler has found a stronger sense of self and a sharper voice as both a songwriter and a vocalist, culminating in her most evocative entry in an already impressive discography. Following the release of 2016’s acclaimed Strangers, Nadler’s new marriage was put to the test as she left the Boston area on tour. She wrote throughout 2017 about this tension, and ended up with three times as many songs as she needed. But after reviewing the demos with her co-producers Justin Raisen and Lawrence Rothman, Nadler wrote a flurry of tight but no less intense new songs in the week before arriving at Rothman’s Laurel Canyon studio, House of Lux, in early January. She considered it a challenge to herself, applying new strategies and structures to the craft of “slow music” she’s honed over the last 15 years. From that group of songs came nearly all of the singles on For My Crimes, some of the most indelible of Nadler’s career. Bolstering the intimacy of these songs is the strong feminine energy that defined their recording. Between Rothman’s fluidity with both gender and genre (as heard on his 2017 album The Book of Law), and Raisen’s track record of successful collaborations with strong women (Angel Olsen, Kim Gordon, Charli XCX), Nadler felt empowered to explore without judgment in the studio. With the exception of a single saxophonist, every player on the album is a woman of notable pedigree and distinct style, many of whom have played with Nadler over the years. In addition to cameos by Angel Olsen and Kristin Kontrol, Sharon Van Etten sings backup on “I Can’t Listen to Gene Clark Anymore” and “Lover Release Me.” Mary Lattimore joins on harp for “Are You Really Gonna Move to the South,” while the great experimental multi-instrumentalist Janel Leppin plays strings throughout the record.

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$11.39



Strangers
Strangers
For more than 12 years, Marissa Nadler has perfected her own take on the exquisitely sculpted gothic American songform. On her seventh full-length, Strangers, she has shed any self-imposed restrictions her earlier albums adhered to, stepped through a looking glass, and created a truly monumental work. Once again partnered with July producer Randall Dunn (Sunn O))), Earth, Black Mountain) Nadler has created a new album equal in sonic quality to the apocalyptic lyrical tone that covers its 44 minutes. In places her voice and guitar play off subsonic synths, while elsewhere, as in "Katie I Know," a pulsing drumbeat launches the song off into an intense, confrontational place. "Janie in Love" is another full-band highlight, marrying the album's most allegorically primal lyrics to the melodic hooks that makes Nadler one of the best songwriters working today.

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$11.28



Messiah in the Feasts of Israel
Messiah in the Feasts of Israel
Even as all Scripture speaks of Messiah, so also He was and is to be the center of the appointed times with Israel. From Passover to Booths in the Torah, or Hanukkah and Purim in the Prophets and Writings, this book will deepen your understanding of the prophetic purpose of the Feasts; how they point us to Yeshua, and much more. With questions for group study, see how the Scriptures can come alive, lived out in their fulfillment!

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Little Hells
Little Hells
Little Hells

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$4.99



Feasts of the Bible Leader Pack for Group or Individual Study (6-session DVD)
Feasts of the Bible Leader Pack for Group or Individual Study (6-session DVD)
Discover how The Feasts & Holidays of the Bible can enrich your worship of Jesus. Why Study the Feasts of the Bible? God's redemptive plan is unveiled through the feasts of Israel. The feasts are still relevant for our lives today because they- Show how Messiah Jesus is the fulfillment of the feasts and holidays. Illustrate the Jewish roots of Christianity. Explain history and symbolism in the Old Testament. Open our eyes to the Lord's provision, love, and care for us. Inspire us to worship God. Point to our glorious future with Messiah. Scripture says that the Lord established these feasts for all people for all time. The Feasts & Holidays of the Bible is the ultimate 6-session Christian DVD-based study on the feasts and holidays of the Bible. Dr. Sam Nadler, your guide through The Feasts & Holidays of the Bible, was brought up in a traditional Jewish home, and came to believe in Jesus as Messiah. One of today's most solid Messianic Jewish teachers, Dr. Nadler has served with Jews for Jesus, Chosen People Ministries, and is now president of Word of Messiah Ministries. As you go through The Feasts and Holidays of the Bible series, you will learn how to conduct your own Christian Passover Seder. As you walk through the Christian Passover Seder, you will be surprised to see how all of the Old Testament Passover activities point symbolically to Jesus. You don't have to be an expert to lead this 6-session study. The Feasts & Holidays of the Bible study is perfect for small groups, Bible studies, or personal use. Ages: Young adult to adult. The Feasts of the Bible Sessions: 1. God's Redemptive Plan, Sabbath 2. Passover, Unleavened Bread, Firstfruits 3. Pentecost 4. Feast of Trumpets 5. Day of Atonement 6. Feast of Tabernacles

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Spinoza
Spinoza
Baruch Spinoza (1632–1677) was one of the most important philosophers of all time; he was also arguably the most radical and controversial. This was the first complete biography of Spinoza in any language and is based on detailed archival research. More than simply recounting the story of Spinoza's life, the book takes the reader right into the heart of Jewish Amsterdam in the seventeenth century and, with Spinoza's exile from Judaism, right into the midst of the tumultuous political, social, intellectual and religious world of the young Dutch Republic. Though the book will be an invaluable resource for philosophers, historians, and scholars of Jewish thought, it has been written for any member of the general reading public with a serious interest in philosophy, Jewish history, seventeenth-century European history, and the culture of the Dutch Golden Age. Spinoza: A Life has recently been awarded the Koret Jewish Book Award.

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