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Assemblyman Dov Hikind

Muni-meter on the Upper West Side. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Assemblyman To Distribute Plastic Holders For ‘Flimsy’ Muni Meter Receipts

New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) has partnered with the city Department of Transportation for an effort to distribute receipt holders for those who park using Muni meters.

07/22/2014

Israelis hold Israeli flags along the road of the funeral procession of Gilad Shaer, 16, on July 1, 2014 in Hashmonaim settelment, West Bank. (Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)

As Israel Buries Teens And World Mourns, Airstrikes Target Hamas

Hundreds of people participated in separate memorial services in the hometowns of the three teens — Eyal Yifrah, 19, Gilad Shaar, 16, and Naftali Fraenkel ahead of a joint funeral.

07/01/2014

Nazi War Criminal Removal Ad

State Assemblyman Launches Ads In Effort To Get Nazi War Criminals Out

New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) has launched an ad campaign urging the expulsion of all illegal Nazi war criminals from the U.S. once and for all.

03/04/2014

Brooklyn Suspicious Person

Man Snapping Photos Of Children Leaves Borough Park, Brooklyn On Edge

Parents in Brooklyn were on alert Friday evening, as police investigated the motives of a man who has been seen following school buses and taking pictures of young children.

01/17/2014

Boy rescued after falling into manhole in Brooklyn on Jan. 14, 2014. (credit: Yeshiva World News)

10-Year-Old Boy Rescued After Falling Into Manhole In Brooklyn

The incident happened on the corner of 49th Street and 13th Avenue in Borough Park around 8:45 a.m. Tuesday.

01/14/2014

Knockout Game

Police: Examples Of Troubling ‘Knockout’ Game Popping Up All Over

A disturbing and brutal game among teens is also targeting other victims in other cities.

11/19/2013

Assemblyman Dov Hikind at a rally outside Brooklyn College on Jan. 31, 2013 (credit: Assemblyman Dov Hikind's Office)

Assemblyman Dov Hikind Protests Brooklyn College’s Decision To Host Anti-Israel Lecture

Assemblyman Dov Hikind and others held a rally Thursday morning, protesting Brooklyn College for welcoming a lecture at its student center next week by two people from a pro-Palestinian, anti-Israel group.

01/31/2013

Brooklyn College was to be the sight of a controversial lecture on Feb. 7, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

Brooklyn College Under Heavy Criticism For Hosting Anti-Israel Lecture

Israel is at the center of a campus controversy at Brooklyn College. A group calling for boycotts and sanctions against Israel has been invited to speak next month, and some think the college itself has gone too far.

01/30/2013

Crown Heights Arrest Video (credit: YouTube/CHInfoVideo)

Jewish Community Takes To Streets To Protest Videotaped Cop Beating

There was backlash in Brooklyn on Friday over a confrontation caught on video. It shows a police officer repeatedly punching a man during an arrest. The Jewish community in Crown Heights wants the charges against the suspect dropped.

10/19/2012

Mitt Romney (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Romney’s Secretly Recorded Comments Lead To Major Palestinian Problem

Is it the plain truth, or offensive rhetoric? The debate raged Wednesday about Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s comments recorded during a campaign fundraiser.

09/19/2012

Leiby Kletzky (credit: leibykletzkymemorialfund.com)

Some Wondering Why ‘Leiby Kletzky Security Initiative’ Has Yet To Take Flight

The big worry is that the powerful Orthodox Jewish group administering the program will insist that a rabbi grant permission before authorities are notified of sex abuse or domestic violence accusations.

08/16/2012

A family portrait is displayed at the preview of 'The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde' at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on February 22, 2012. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Metropolitan Museum Of Art Decides To Disclose Gertrude Stein’s Nazi Past In Exhibition

Controversy surrounds a popular art exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art featuring the paintings of Matisse, Cezanne, Van Gogh, Picasso and Renoir.

05/01/2012

Assemblyman Dov Hikind (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Brooklyn College Provost Accused Of Anti-Semitic Behavior, Racial Bias

Assemblyman Dov Hikind said some high-level staff members claim despite recommendations from search committees, Provost William Tramontano prevented observant Jewish women from being hired.

04/03/2012

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes

Brooklyn DA Condemned For Not Prosecuting More Hasidic, Orthodox Jewish Sex Abusers

Finding sexual abusers of children and prosecuting their cases is one of law enforcement’s top priorities. But in Brooklyn, District Attorney Charles Hynes’ office has come under fire what not vigorously pursuing cases in the Orthodox and Hasidic Jewish communities.

03/29/2012

Assemblyman Dov Hikind (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Lawmakers: Sanitation Workers Caught On Video Issuing Bogus Tickets To Brooklyn Homeowners

Assemblyman Dov Hikind and Sen. Jeff Klein are introducing legislation which would require sanitation agents to photograph and document the condition of a property at the time a ticket is issued.

02/27/2012

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