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11th annual Bay Ridge Arab-American Bazaar brings families and fun to Shoreline Park

Jul 14, 2017

One very visible candidate for the City Council’s 43rd District seat, soon to be vacated by a term-limited Vincent Gentile, was Rev. Khader El-Yateem. The Salaam-Arabic Lutheran Church pastor stood by himself on the grass with an order of freshly cooked falafel.


"[My campaign has] more than 3,000 signatures now," El-Yateem said. "I feel there’s a chance for us to demonstrate that people’s voices count; they can be heard, and each one of their votes will matter."


Read the full article from The Brooklyn Daily Eagle here