When the proprietors of two of Brooklyn’s most beloved seafood restaurants are asked what they think of their closest competitor, they don’t clam up, or give a crabby answer.
NYPD chaplains Msgr. David Cassato and Imam Tahir Kukiqi come from different religions but share a strong bond. Msgr. Cassato, a Catholic, and Imam Kukiqi, who is Muslim, are proof that emissaries of different faiths can work together and serve as examples to others.
One supported Donald Trump while the other was in Joe Biden’s corner. Yet Jerry Kassar and Joe Bova have never let their political differences interfere with the friendship they’ve enjoyed for decades.
At a time when the country feels like it has been torn apart by polarization, City Council members Eric Ulrich and Paul Vallone are proof that friendship transcends politics.