New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind praised police officers on Tuesday for locating a Torah scroll worth $30,000 that went missing when the car it was in was stolen.

According to Rabbi Binyamin Tamaiev, the scroll was left in his Toyota Corolla near the Congregation Agudath Shalom in Flatbush shortly before Shabbat came in on Friday. When he returned to his car the following evening, the New York...