Assemblyman Dov Hikind

Steven Salaita

Professor Known For Anti-Israel Remarks Speaks At Brooklyn College; Some Critics Furious

Steven Salaita, who has drawn heated controversy and lost a professorship for anti-Israel comments he posted on social media, spoke at Brooklyn College Thursday night.

11/20/2014

Protesters calling for The Metropolitan Opera to cancel "The Death of Klinghoffer" because they say it glorifies terrorism. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Protesters Call For Metropolitan Opera To Cancel ‘The Death of Klinghoffer’

“The Death of Klinghoffer” depicts the 1985 hijacking of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro and the murder of disabled Jewish passenger Leon Klinghoffer.

09/22/2014

Some Borough Park residents said they've been told that their mail slots are too low. (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Post Office Nixes Delivery To Some Brooklyn Residents With Low Mail Slots In Doors

Some longtime Brooklyn residents claim they have stopped receiving mail apparently because the mail slots on their doors are too low.

09/09/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police Investigate UES Attack On Jewish Couple As Possible Hate Crime

The NYPD’s Hate Crime Task Force is investigating an alleged attack on a Jewish couple on the Upper East Side.

08/26/2014

A soldier's glove sits draped over artillery shells near the Israeli-Gaza border on July 19, 2014 near Sderot, Israel.   (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYU Calls Off Fall Study Programs In Israel Over Security Concerns

Some U.S. colleges are pulling students from overseas study programs in Israel as the Gaza war rages, raising concerns that schools may be overreacting.

08/21/2014

Aron Follman (Credit: CBS 2)

3-Year-Old Boy Dies In Catskills Bungalow Fire

The fire broke out around 10:15 p.m. Sunday at a bungalow colony on State Route 55 in the Town of Liberty.

08/18/2014

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

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