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WATCH: PM Netanyahu Meets With Independence Day Torch Lighters

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his wife along with Minister of Sport & Culture Miri Regev met with the Israelis selected to light the...

Senate Confirms Alex Acosta As Trump’s Secretary Of Labor

The Senate on Thursday confirmed Alex Acosta as Labor secretary, filling out President Donald Trump's Cabinet as he approaches his 100th day in office. The...

Desperate Woman Has One Month To Save Her Husband’s Life, Releases Video

(COMMUNICATED CONTENT) This week an Israeli woman named Hindy created a video on behalf of her family . Her husband, 27, reportedly suffers...

American Heart Association Taps United Hatzalah To Be Official Training Partner In Israel

The American Heart Association (AHA) boasts some 700 international training centers throughout the world. According to Glenn Vanden Houten, the AHA’s Regional Director for...

PA Announces It Won’t Pay For Gaza Electricity

Officials in Ramallah have officially informed the IDF Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) that it will no longer pay for electricity...

Ural Airlines Inaugurates Moscow-Tel Aviv Flight

The Tourism Ministry is working with airlines in Russia to incentivize them to open new routes into Israel, using grants and marketing assistance, while...

NYPD Deploys Body-Worn Cameras In The Washington Heights Neighborhood Of Manhattan

Today the New York City Police Department began the rollout of its police officer body-worn camera (BWC) pilot program in the 34 Precinct, covering...

Driver Questioned By Israel Police After Forgetting 4-Year-Old In Vehicle

A driver who transports small children to daycare was questioned by Tel Aviv police on Wednesday, 30 Nissan, after forgetting a 4-year-old onboard. The...

Southwest Airlines To End Practice Of Overbooking Flights

Southwest Airlines plans to stop overbooking flights — an industry practice implicated in an ugly incident on a United Airlines flight that has damaged...
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WATCH: Ari Goldwag – Ve’ahavta – A Cappella Video

Ari Goldwag and friends are back with a fun and entertaining story to accompany Meilech Kohn's mega-hit song Ve'ahavta - the A Cappella version....

IDF Chief Rabbi Responds To Allegations He Took Part In Arranging Mixed Units

According to a report appearing in dati leumi BaSheva weekly last week, IDF Chief Rabbi Eyal Karim and his predecessor Rabbi Rafi Peretz were...

NYS Launches ‘Operation Safe Stop’ Enforcement Campaign; Cracking Down On Motorists Passing Buses

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced an enforcement and public education campaign aimed at motorists who pass stopped school buses. State and local law...

Trump Repeats Criticism Of Court That Halted 1st Travel Ban

President Donald Trump is once again taking aim at a federal appeals court district that covers Western states, saying he is considering breaking up...
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Lotus Biscoff Cookie Butter Bars – The Easiest No-Mixer Dessert You Can Make Today!...

Remember the Great Lotus Craze of 2016 when everyone bought this awesome cookie butter by the case? Check out this super easy and delicious...

Histadrut National Labor Federation Accused Of Retaliating Against Shas

MK (Machane Tzioni) Shelly Yacimovich is running for the leadership of the Histadrut National Labor Federation, as reported by YWN-ISRAEL. Yacimovich enjoys the backing...

Amtrak Accelerating Penn Station Work, Rail Delays Expected

Accelerated repair work in the wake of recent breakdowns at New York's Penn Station will begin next week and cause delays this summer for...
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WATCH: Enforcers Increase Compliance With PA General Strike

As seen in the accompanying video, enforcers walk the streets of PA (Palestinian Authority) occupied Beit Lechem, compelling businesses not complying with the general...

Jerusalem Light Rail Preparations For Memorial And Independence Days

Jerusalem light rail officials announce they have completed preparations for next week’s observance of Memorial and Independence Days. Persons traveling to the official Mt. Herzl...

Why Trump Tax Cut May Not Deliver The Boost White House Says

President Donald Trump's team boasted Wednesday that its tax-cut plan would lighten Americans' financial burdens, ignite economic growth and vastly simplify tax filing. Yet the...

IDF Tank Fire Eliminates Hamas Position In S. Gaza

IDF tank fire late Thursday morning 1 Iyar targeted a Hamas position in southern Gaza. The attack was in retaliation for gunfire directed at...

Send A Kvittel To Kerestir By “Reb Shayala” – FOR FREE Through Yad L’Achim

(COMMUNICATED CONTENT) This Shabbos is the yahrtzeit of the holy tzaddik Reb Shaya Steiner of Kerestir, who was affectionately known as “Reb Shayala”. Thousands of...

Congress Aims For Friday Vote On Bill To Avoid Shutdown

Lawmakers are giving themselves a one-week extension on spending legislation to keep the lights on in government, after the White House backed off a...

Ramat Shlomo And Pisgat Ze’ev Apartments Approved

The Jerusalem Planning Board on Wednesday, 1 Rosh Chodesh Iyar, approved additional construction in the Ramat Shlomo and Pisgat Ze’ev neighborhoods of the capital....

US Admiral Says N. Korea Crisis Is At Worst Point He’s Seen

The senior U.S. Navy officer overseeing military operations in the Pacific said Thursday that the crisis with North Korea is at the worst point...

Chareidim Represent 9 Percent Of Jewish Population In Israel Ahead Of Independence Day 69

The growing chareidi tzibur in Israel now represents 9% of the Jewish population in Israel, the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) reports ahead of...

Spy Chief Urges German Firms To Take Cybersecurity Seriously

The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency says companies aren't taking cybersecurity seriously enough at a time when the threat of electronic attacks is...

President Rivlin Intervenes And Pardons Jailed Holocaust Survivor Whose Health Is Deteriorating

President Reuven Rivlin used his authority to pardon prisoners to release an 81-year-old Holocaust survivor from jail due to his deteriorating condition. Real estate magnate...

Former Trump Adviser Mike Flynn Under DoD Investigation, Had Been Warned Not To Take...

Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn was personally warned by the Pentagon against receiving payments from foreign governments in 2014 after leaving the Defense Intelligence...

4 Cargo Planes From Iran Landed In Syria Just Before ‘Israeli Strike’ On Nearby...

According to a report by Haaretz, as many as four cargo planes from iran landed at an airport near Damascus a short while before...

Northern Israel: Patriot Missile Intercepts Target Above Golan Heights

Israel's military says it deployed its Patriot missile defense system to intercept a projectile incoming from Syria above the Golan Heights. The military did not...

Arab Rock Attacks Continue: Stones Can Kill! [PHOTOS]

Rock attacks against Jewish motorists by PA (Palestinian Authority) residents continue, and despite the Siyata Dishmaya in this case and many others, these attacks...
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Bugs in the Bathroom: A Halachic Analysis

It is a question that comes up every year when Yeshivos and Bais Yaakovs go away to summer camps for Shabbatones and Retreats. These...

REPORT: Trump To Announce Embassy Move During Israel Visit; Undivided Jerusalem As Capital

Two reports from Israel are making headlines. As YWN reported on Wednesday, President Trump is planning a visit to Israel in May. According to Israels largest...

YWN LAUNCHES REDESIGNED WEBSITE!

After months of hard work, YWN presents to our readership a newly redesigned Yeshiva World News for you to enjoy. It's been nearly 13 years...

UK Police Arrest Man With Knives On Suspicion Of Terrorism

Armed police carrying out a counterterrorism operation Thursday swooped in on a man they said was carrying knives in a bag near Britain's Parliament...