Hikind, D-Brooklyn, said every home should have the detectors, especially in his community because observant Jews will not stop using hot plates and slow cookers on the Sabbath.
Seven Jewish siblings who were killed in a devastating house fire in Brooklyn over the weekend were laid to rest in Jerusalem on Monday at an emotional ceremony attended by several thousand mourners.
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.
Assemblyman Dov Hikind, D-Brooklyn, said the same men were involved both times.
Following a recent wave of anti-Semitic attacks across Europe, people in Brooklyn are worried about their streets, their schools and their synagogues, and say now is the time to hire additional protection.
A man wielding a knife who stabbed an Israeli student inside a Brooklyn synagogue was fatally shot by police early Tuesday morning when he refused to drop the knife, police said.
Some big-name politicians joined protesters in a growing firestorm against an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.
Assemblyman Dov Hikind said the city’s Department of Transportation has agreed to reprogram every muni-meter in the city over the coming months to accept payments an hour before they go into service.
Mourners have buried a New Jersey yeshiva student who was found dead after he went missing while hiking on the outskirts of Jerusalem.
Aaron Sofer of Lakewood, went missing last Friday when he went on a hike with a friend in the Jerusalem Forest.
The fighting showed no signs of slowing, despite international calls for a cease-fire and growing concerns about the mounting civilian death toll in Gaza.
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.
Gilad Shaar, 16, Naftali Frankel, 16, and Eyal Yifrach, 19, disappeared while hitchhiking home near the West Bank city of Hebron late at night on June 12 and were never heard from again.
A former NYPD officer may be responsible for anti-Semitic graffiti scrawled across the heavily Jewish Brooklyn neighborhood of Borough Park.
The partially burned body of Menachem Stark was found inside a dumpster at a gas station in Great Neck, Long Island back in January.