Dov Hikind


Hikind Condemns Lecture Series by Anti-Israel Speaker

Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) came out on Sunday in sharp condemnation of an ongoing lecture series taking place at the Brooklyn Public Library by controversial author and activist Norman Finkelstein.…

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Hikind Proposes Solution to Boro Park Traffic Jams

A Brooklyn lawmaker is proposing that stores along Boro Park’s main thoroughfares of 13th, 16th and 18th avenues be offered financial incentives to change delivery schedules to off hours to…

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Rally Protests DOT Plans for Ocean Parkway

A large crowd gathered at the corner of Ocean Parkway near Avenue J on Sunday morning to protest proposed changes to traffic patterns on the heavily traveled thoroughfare. The rally…

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Boro Park Cheder Holds Geography Fair

The talmidim of Talmud Torah Mevakshei Hashem showed off their knowledge of the 50 states, showcasing 3-D models in a geography fair. “We wanted to give the kids a hands-on…

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Lawmaker Wants NYC Voter Registration Materials in Yiddish

A Brooklyn lawmaker wants New York City to translate all voter registration material in Yiddish-speaking neighborhoods into the local lingo. Assemblyman Dov Hikind said that he recently received voter registration…

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Amid Controversy, Councilman Says He Was Misunderstood

A Brooklyn councilman sought to make amends after stirring controversy for a recent comment supporting a social media posting by an Arab-American activist that included praise for Palestinian rock-throwers. In…

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Felder and Hikind Condemn Flag Burning Event

An event scheduled to take place in a Brooklyn Park, billed as “Burn American Flags,” drew harsh condemnations from local politicians. “I join my colleague, Senator Marty Golden, in calling…

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Free Fire Safety Devices at Boro Park Event Sunday

Assemblyman Dov Hikind is sponsoring a Free Fire Safety and Home Protection Event Sunday regarding the safe use of everyday products, as well as a number of free safety devices.…

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Sheimos Found Abandoned On Outskirts of Boro Park

Boro Park residents and officials were angered and disappointed to learn of several loads of sheimos found dumped in a quiet section of McDonald Avenue. “It’s a chillul Hashem,” said…

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Sassoon Family Assistance Fund Announced

A fund has been set up to help the Sassoon family rebuild their home after the tragic Shabbos fire that left seven of the children dead and the mother and…

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