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Simcha Eichenstein (Photo by Stephen Witt via Kings County Politics)

After Hikind: a New Assemblymember in Boro Park

Brooklyn, Elections 2018, Jewish August 21, 2018 at 8:04 pm

State Assembly candidate Simcha Eichenstein, who is expected to succeed longtime incumbent Dov Hikind, speaks to Kings County Politics about the yeshiva education system and confronting stereotypes.

Curtis Sliwa with fellow Guardian Angels Shaggy Wilfred (left) and Manuel Colon. (Photo by Adam Dickter via The Jewish Week)

Guardian Angels Fight ‘Knockout Punch’ Attacks in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Crime, Jewish December 11, 2013 at 2:36 pm

Brooklyn’s Jewish neighborhoods are being patrolled by volunteers of Guardian Angels following a string of “knockout punch” attacks, involving some 10 victims, reports The Jewish Week.

Flatbush has one of the fastest growing Jewish communities in the country. (Photo via The Jewish Press)

Growing Flatbush Orthodox Community Launches Political Group

Brooklyn, Elections 2013, In the News, Politics, Religion May 13, 2013 at 5:01 pm

Religious leaders and community activists in Brooklyn have created the Flatbush Jewish Community Coalition to address quality of life concerns and increase their clout through voter registration and turnout, The Jewish Press reports.

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes has been under fire for his handling of sex abuse allegations in his borough's Orthodox community. (Photo via The Jewish Week)

More Fallout on Sex Abuse Allegations in Brooklyn Orthodox Communities

Crime, Politics May 22, 2012 at 1:42 pm

The latest in Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish sex abuse scandal: a scuffle between supporters of an accused yeshiva teacher and his accusers; more allegations of witness intimidation; a planned panel on witness intimidation; the silence of politicians on the release of abuse suspects’ names; and new hope for a stalled bill in Albany.