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Lawmaker Who Wore Blackface: 'Out Of Character' For Jews To Attack Black Man

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 12.10.2013 | New York

A 22-year-old black, gay man was left with a broken eye socket and torn retina after more than a dozen men violently attacked him in Williamsburg earl...

WATCH: Ex-Nazi Still Living In Queens Despite Protests

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 11.11.2013 | New York

Ninety-one-year-old Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi guard, is still living in his New York City home despite years protests outside his front door, and aft...

Sacred And Not-So-Sacred Cows: Humor And The Golden Calf

Rabbi Michael Bernstein | Posted 05.04.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Michael Bernstein

Someone I know used to have a mug that said "Sacred cows make the best hamburgers." This pithy statement captures part of what is at stake when we declare certain things to be off limits, taboo or untouchable.

Assemblyman DEFENDS Blackface

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 04.27.2013 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — A New York assemblyman who at first vigorously defended wearing blackface, an Afro wig and a basketball jersey to a costume party...

Not About BDS

Kristofer Petersen-Overton | Posted 04.08.2013 | New York
Kristofer Petersen-Overton

There is something particularly poisonous about the kind of political opportunism on display at Brooklyn College right now. The rapid manufacture of a national controversy in this case reveals, once again, the tenuous state of academic freedom on our campuses.

Democrat To Campaign In Florida For Romney

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With attention on Florida for Monday night's presidential debate, campaign surrogates are stumping for their party's candidate. But an e...

Brothers Run For State Legislature

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

Two 20-something brothers from Brooklyn say that their bids for seats in the New York state legislature are not a way for them to find wives. Mois...

Beck Dives Into Park Slope Food Coop Hummus Debate

Posted 02.24.2012 | New York

Glenn Beck thinks the potential boycott of Israeli products by the Park Slope Food Coop is "anti-semitic," The Brooklyn Paper reports. The former ...

Big Apple Turnover

Henry J. Stern | Posted 11.19.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

The election last week of Republican Robert Turner to Congress is significant for several reasons. One is that the result will be widely perceived as a rebuke to President Obama and the Democratic Party, which it is.

September Surprise?

Henry J. Stern | Posted 10.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

The possibility of an upset in the special election September 13 to fill Anthony Weiner's congressional seat should cause Democratic leaders some anxiety. The Republican nominee, Bob Turner, is running hard.

WATCH: Two Leiby Kletzky Tributes In Brooklyn

Posted 09.24.2011 | New York

Two Brooklyn communities this week held tributes for Leiby Kletzky, the 8-year old Brooklyn boy who was kidnapped and brutally murdered earlier this m...

Missing Brooklyn Boy Found Dead

AP/The Huffington Post | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 09.12.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- A young Brooklyn boy who vanished while walking home from a day camp in one of the safest parts of the city was killed and dismembere...

WATCH: Massive Search For Missing Brooklyn Boy

Posted 09.11.2011 | New York

UPDATE: Leiby Kletzsky's body was found dismembered in Brooklyn Wednesday morning. Police say parts of the boy's body were found in the refrigerator o...

WATCH: Assemblyman Doesn't Want No Lady Gaga Telling Him How To Vote

Posted 08.17.2011 | New York

Brooklyn Democrat Assemblyman Dov Hikind is tired, apparently, of celebrities telling New Yorkers what the right, moral thing to do is in regards to g...

Searching for Bloomberg Country

Jarrett Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jarrett Murphy

Outer borough whites, who were key to electing Ed Koch three times and Giuliani twice, were crucial to Bloomberg, too, even if this mayor has also attracted significant support from blacks and Latinos.

Dov Hikind, NY Assemblyman, Calls For Ethnic Profiling Bill (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In the wake of this past weekend's attempted terror bombing, Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind plans to reintroduce his 2005 bill that would allow polic...

Mike Huckabee To Speak At East Jerusalem Hotel

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Former Arkansas governor and US presidential candidate Mike Huckabee will speak at the controversial Shepherd's Hotel in east Jerusalem during his vis...