City Councilman David Greenfield

Two men are spotted on surveillance camera snapping photos and videos outside Beth Torah synagogue at 1801 Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn on March 8, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Police: No Crimes Committed In Photo, Video Incidents At Brooklyn Synagogues

There are concerns in Brooklyn after someone reported seeing two more Jewish institutions being photographed by two men in the neighborhood, Assemblyman Dov Hikind said Monday.

03/09/2015

Mohel performing circumcision (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio, Orthodox Jews Reach Agreement On Circumcision Ritual

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration says it has reached an agreement with members of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community over a tradition known as oral suction circumcision.

02/24/2015

Brooklyn Trash Overflow

Piles Of Trash Infuriate Many Brooklyn Residents, City Councilman

Residents in parts of Brooklyn have said enough is enough when it comes to trash littering their neighborhoods.

08/13/2013

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Brooklyn Lawmaker Wants To Make All Bicyclists Wear Helmets, But Bloomberg Not On Board

You might assume the mayor supports mandatory bike helmets because he’s been so pro-active on other things, but not this time.

05/31/2012

Cemetery destruction

Sanitation Dept. Gets Earful In Wake Of Cemetery Destruction

Loved ones lashed out at the New York City Department of Sanitation on Wednesday after piles of snow were dumped into a Jewish cemetery in Brooklyn.

01/05/2011