Charlotte’s…No… CB 12’s Web – Unwinding

Screen Shot 2016-04-28 at 1.18.12 PM.png

LostMessiah and contributors, April 28, 2016

Part 2 of LM’s investigation into Community Board 12, 5904-5910 13 Ave, The Players (continued)

David Greenfield: NYC Council Member; endorsed Perlstein, Spitzer and Silber; together with Dov Hikind helps fund “non-profits,” CB 12 and BP Shomrim; chairs Council’s influential Committee on Land Use; questionable influence on Jewish media

Perlstein: Major fundraiser for Greenfield; Greenfield pushed for Perlstein

Spitzer: $95k/yr salary; controls CB’s $273k/yr budget; former Greenfield staffer; organizer of controversial “banquet

Silber: Formerly on de Blasio’s staff; executive director of Boro Park JCC, taking the position after the Sfardish Shul’s Rabbi Kaufman was pushed out

Ringel: $65k/yr salary as “liaison” to Orthodox community; formerly in Office of Public Advocate under de Blasio

Reiner: real estate investor (the Stellar Group) and founder and chairman of non-profit Renewal; vice chair of CB 12 Planning and Zoning Board

Wieder: Earns a taxpayers’ funded salary of over $500k/year running dubious “non-profits”

Dov Hikind: NYS Assemblyman representing Boro Park; investigated by Moreland Commission and close with Ostreicher (Crain’s NY)

Mark Peters: Commissioner of City’s Department of Investigation; at center of growing scandal; never investigated “banquet dinner” thrown by Reichberg and CB 12; treasurer of de Blasio’s campaign

BP Shomrim: Receives hundreds of thousands of dollars from local officials and the Mayor; riddled with scandals

Lichtenstein: BP Shomrim macher; bribed NYPD officials for handgun permits

Daskal: Head of BP Shomrim; history of incidents at Sfardish Shul (and in BP); cozy relationship with Hikind; close relationships with embattled NYPD Pct. 66 officers

Sendy Ornstein: President of Renewal; co-founder of Relief Resources

Shiya Ostreicher: Co-founder of Relief Resources; prominent lobbyist for Agudath Israel; was on “good terms with both Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Republican Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos” (NYP); close relationship to Hikind; manages “web of non-profits” that were scrutinized by the Moreland Commission; was subject of short-lived Moreland Commission (NYP/Jewish Voice)

Relief Resources: “The Moreland report stated the charity had received nearly $3 million in taxpayer dollars — most of it from a wide variety of lawmakers’ pork-barrel grants, including some from members whose districts fall outside Brooklyn. Yet the Relief funds “certainly didn’t go to improve the health of anybody in New York City,” Moreland co-chair William Fitzpatrick said in an interview just after the preliminary report’s release. “Who got those dollars?”” (Times Union)

Renewal: Kidney-transplant non-profit founded by Reiner

Behavioral Health Services/Darkah: Two places of “employment” for Moshe Wieder; heavily funded by taxpayers and grants; two of many mental health services located in 5904-5910 13 Ave

5904-5910 13 Ave: Location of Community Board 12, Relief Resources, Renewal, Behavioral Health Services, Darkah and a host of other “non-profits”

 

 

 

3 thoughts on “Charlotte’s…No… CB 12’s Web – Unwinding

    • Don’t understand, if this is true why doesn’t anyoneso do something about it. How come the community is silent? There is so much poverty there, and these so called leaders do this? SHAME

      Liked by 2 people

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s