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Assemblyman Dov Hikind

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

This video screenshot shows the two pit bulls that are terrorizing people in parts of Brooklyn. (credit: YouTube)

Stray Pit Bulls Terrorizing Residents In Midwood And Borough Park Captured

“People were afraid to get out of cars, people were afraid to walk the street,” Assemblyman Dov Hikind said.

02/16/2012

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

Assemblyman Dov Hikind Blasts DA Cyrus Vance For Handling Of Suspect In Anti-Semitic Incidents

David Haddad, 56, was arrested for allegedly making anti-Semitic phone calls to elderly women and vandalized the inside of an apartment building.

01/19/2012

Assemblyman Dov Hikind and Bay Ridge Toyota presented a handicapped-accessible vehicle to the family of a wheelchair bound Brooklyn boy. (credit: CBS 2)

Midwood Residents Angry, Frightened Over Anti-Semitic Graffiti

“This is just the latest in a series of ongoing anti-Semitic occurrences in Brooklyn and throughout New York City, and people are justifiably very concerned and upset,” said Assemblyman Dov Hikind.

01/15/2012

Assemblyman Dov Hikind and Bay Ridge Toyota presented a handicapped-accessible vehicle to the family of a wheelchair bound Brooklyn boy. (credit: CBS 2)

Bay Ridge Toyota Donates Specially Equipped Van To Family With Double Amputee Son

Chanukkah came a bit early this year for one Brooklyn family.

12/12/2011

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NYC Jewish Women Want To Join All-Male EMT Group

Now a group of women in one of the country’s largest Orthodox Jewish communities is proposing to join up with Hatzolah as emergency medical technicians to respond in cases of labor or gynecological emergencies.

11/27/2011

Midwood cars torched

Police Investigate Anti-Semitic Arson, Vandalism In Midwood; Neighbor Captures Spree On Video

At least three cars were torched and dozens of pieces of anti-Semitic graffiti were plastered along benches along Ocean Parkway between Avenues I and J early Friday morning.

11/11/2011

MTA pro-Palestine billboard

Lawmaker: MTA’s New Pro-Palestine Billboards ‘Very, Very Dangerous’

New billboards went up across New York City on Wednesday night with a message that could have subway riders doing a double-take. They’re paid for by a group that wants the U.S. to stop funding for the Israeli military.

09/14/2011

David Weprin  (L), Anthony Weiner (C), Bob Turner (R) (credit: CBS 2)

Battle For Weiner’s Seat In Congress Turns Into Referendum On Obama Policies

The gloves are off. The special election to replace Congressman Anthony Weiner has turned downright nasty.

09/07/2011

Borough Park traffic island

Exclusive: Victory! Dangerous Borough Park Traffic Island Removed By DOT

It was a rare mea culpa from the New York City Department of Transportation. On Tuesday it began jack-hammering traffic islands in Borough Park that blocked ambulances, fire trucks and other emergency vehicles.

08/23/2011

Levi Aron (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano, Pool); Leiby Kletzky (handout)

Borough Park Still Reeling 3 Weeks After Slaying Of Leiby Kletzky

The abduction and killing of Leiby Kletzky has Borough Park so wounded, families have vowed never to speak of it again — only to break the vow.

08/03/2011

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NYPD Commissioner: Suspect Panicked, Killed 8-Year-Old Leiby Kletzky

An intense two-day search for a missing Borough Park boy has ended in the arrest of a 35-year-old man who is suspected of killing 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky after his dismembered body was found in two different locations by police.

07/13/2011

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NYPD: Missing Brooklyn Boy Leibby Kletzky May Have Gotten Into Man’s Car

The search for Leibby Kletzky continued Tuesday night more than a day after the 9-year-old boy from Borough Park went missing. A new surveillance video is being seen as a possible lead in the disappearance.

07/12/2011

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