Hikind was perhaps best known nationally for attending a Purim party in blackface, for which he later apologized.
The race was waged between an attorney named Kalman Yeger and a social worker named Yoni Hikind.
The paper had previously criticized Kalman Yeger, but called opponent Dov Hikind “way, way, way out of his depth.”
A bizarre and vicious underground social media war is rocking a City Council race in the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Boro Park, Brooklyn.
New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind is asking the city to remove a plaque commemorating a ticker-tape parade held in honor of Philippe Pétain in 1931.
Two hours before half the liberal Jews in Brooklyn were set to turn up at a local synagogue to learn how to resist President Trump, things were feeling a bit precarious at the offices of the city councilman who was organizing the whole thing.
After the release of an infamous video tape in which Donald Trump bragged about committing sexual assault, Republican politicians abandoned him in droves. Now follows a Democrat — Dov Hikind, the Brooklyn state assemblyman who represents the Hasidic community and has frequently crossed party lines to back Republicans in national elections.
Assemblyman Dov Hikind re-entered Brooklyn’s swim wars, today sending a letter to the New York City Parks Department demanding the expansion of women’s hours at the Metropolitan Recreation Center in Williamsburg.
Brooklyn’s most controversial Jewish state legislator has sparked a round of rumors about his political future after his surprising decision to pass his Democratic party position to a 22-year-old Hasidic activist.
New York assemblyman Dov Hikind insists CUNY ban Students for Justice in Palestine for encouraging violence against Jews. But a Forward investigation found a more complex situation.