"…Mayoral candidate Erick Salgado is the only known candidate in the current New York City mayoral race, committed to safeguarding our moral values. He is opposed to the forced acceptance of Toeiva [gay marriage], which we know normalizes lifestyles that are forbidden (Assur).…Our response needs to be analogous to our response to a charity organization. It is, therefore, halachically (according to Jewish law) incumbent upon every Jew to assist Mr. Salgado’s campaign in its needs, in order for Erick Salgado to win the mayoral race. Every Jew who is not yet registered to vote must register by Aug. 16 in order to be eligible to vote in the Democratic Primary. Every Jew, registered as a Democrat at the time of the Primary, is obligated to vote for Mr. Salgado.…"
Originally published at 10:07 pm CDT 8-11-2013
It is not legal for these non-profits to be involved in politics, and to rule that one must vote for a specific candidate is also not legal. These non-profits, synagogues and yeshivas should lose their tax exempt status for this, and that includes Yeshiva University – unless it removes or severely sanctions Eliyahu Ben-Haim and Yitzchok Cohen for using YU's name:
[Hat Tip: Yeshiva World via Rebbetzman.]