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New Flight Paths Lead To Airplane Noise Complaints Across US

Airliners began flying over Twila Lake's bungalow-style house in a historic district three years ago, taking off every one to two minutes from the...

Trump Drawing Of Empire State Building Sells For $16,000

A sketch of the Empire State Building drawn by President Donald Trump has sold at auction for $16,000. Julien's Auctions says the 12-inch-by-9-inch black marker...

Study: NYC Could See Bad Flooding Every Five Years

Within the next three decades, floods that used to strike the New York City area only once every 500 years could occur every five...

Palestinian Activists Build Monument To Saddam Hussein

Palestinian activists have built a monument to the late Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein in the West Bank. The monument, showing a portrait of Saddam in...


Israeli Police Crack Down On Left Lane Drivers

Israel’s police are continuing with their recent drive to strictly enforce the “Right Lane” rule. In the past 40 days more than 2,855 tickets...

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Jerusalem Municipality To Approve 176 Units In Nof Tzion

The Jerusalem Local Planning & Building Committee, headed by Deputy Mayor Meir Turgeman, will approve at its next meeting on Wednesday 5 Cheshvan, the...


Senate Presses Ahead On $36.5B Disaster Relief Package

The Senate is pushing ahead on a $36.5 billion hurricane relief package that would give Puerto Rico a much-needed infusion of cash. The measure also...

PHOTOS: Israel: Apache Choppers Are Back In The Air

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) On Sunday, 2 Cheshvan, Israel Air Force Apache helicopters, known as the ‘Peten’ in Israel, returned to service. They were grounded...

Jewish Leader Opposes Austrian Right Party In Government

The head of Vienna’s Jewish community is warning of the dangers of including the right-wing Freedom Party in the Austrian government, asserting that it...

District Court Rejects Sheik Raed Salah’s Appeal

The Haifa District Court rejected the appeal filed by Sheikh Raed Salah for the decision of the Haifa Magistrate's Court to detain him until...

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The Peleg Days of Rage: A Halachic Analysis

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times) Most people with family in Eretz Yisroel who have cars are familiar with the Peleg...


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McCain Issues Veiled Criticism Of Trump’s Vietnam Medical Deferment

U.S. Sen. John McCain has issued a veiled criticism of President Donald Trump's medical deferments that kept him from serving in the Vietnam War. In...

VIDEO: MK Gafne Opens Finance Committee Session Of Winter Knesset

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) In the accompanying video, we hear and see Knesset Finance Committee Chairman MK Moshe Gafne open the first session of the...

PHOTOS: Meanwhile, Thousands Of Yeshiva Bochrim Are Sitting And Learning….

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Despite a small group of Peleg protesters out in the streets inconveniencing hundreds of thousands of people, stealing their time, clashing...

WH: Trump Likely Not To Visit Korea’s DMZ During Asia Trip

President Donald Trump plans to use his 12-day, five-nation Asia trip to encourage a tougher stance against the threat posed by North Korea, but...

PHOTOS: Thousands Of Pairs Of Military Tactical Gloves En Route To Gaza Seized At...

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Security inspectors from the Ministry of Defense Crossings Authority, along with representatives of the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories...

Fallen Soldier’s Widow: ‘Nothing To Say’ To Trump

The widow of a fallen soldier reproached President Donald Trump Monday over his condolence call last week, saying she was angered by his tone...

PHOTOS: Fatal MVA In The Shomron Near Yakir HaKatan Junction

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Magen David Adom reports it transported two victims from a Monday morning car accident at Yakir HaKatan Junction in Shomron; a...

Brick Crashes Through Roof Of Bronx Bus, Hits 19-Year-Old

Police say a brick has punched a hole in the roof of a New York City bus and injured a passenger. Police are investigating if...

WATCH: Man Tries To Steal FDNY Truck After Car Crash In...

The following is via NY1: A city firefighter suffered minor injuries Sunday as a man tried to steal a fire truck after a car crash...

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Yishai: For Deri, The Main Thing Is To Keep Me Out Of Knesset

Chairman of the Yachad party, former MK and minister Eli Yishai, spoke with Srugim News regarding an initiative of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to...

WATCH: Chareidi Male Arrested As Suspect In Attacks Against Arabs

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) A chareidi male was taken into custody on Sunday evening 2 Cheshvan as a suspect in the probe against attacks against...

High Court Of Justice Decides Against Petition Of Netiv Avot Residents – Homes To...

The Israeli High Court of Justice decided on Sunday that all of the buildings in the Gush Etzion outpost of Netiv Avot that are...

Trump Tweets That 401(k) Tax Incentives ‘Safe’ In Tax Plan

President Donald Trump promised Monday there will be "no change" to tax incentives for the popular 401(k) retirement programs. "This has always been a great...

US Sanctions Against Hezbollah Will Not Target Banks: Banker

New U.S. sanctions against the militant Hezbollah group expected to be released in the near future are not likely to affect the country’s banking...

PHOTOS: Panic As Fire Swept Through Rechasim Yeshiva Dorm

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Fire broke out on Monday morning 3 Cheshvan in the dormitory of the yeshiva gedola in Rechasim headed by HaGaon HaRav...

Tillerson Says Room For Taliban In Afghan Government

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday there is a place for moderate elements of the Taliban in Afghanistan's government as long as...

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Lehava Activists Released By Authorities On Sunday Afternoon

Lehava activists who were arrested this morning on the grounds that they are suspected of committing a crime were released at the police station...

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VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Police Arrest Over 50 Palestinians In East Jerusalem Overnight Raid

(VIDEOS AND PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) In what was labeled Operation 700, police during the night of 3 Cheshvan (Sunday to Monday) arrested 51 persons...

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Thousands Making Their Way To The Tziyun Of Maran R’ Ovadia For The...

(VIDEO AND PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Beginning on Sunday night the eve of 3 Marcheshvan, thousands of mispallalim are making their way to the tziyun...

Caregiver Arrested For Allegedly Abusing Elderly Woman In Her Charge In Israel

According to the Jerusalem police spokesman unity report, a foreign caregiver was arrested on suspicion of assault and ill-treatment of an approximately 85-year-old woman...

Letter Penned A Day Before Titanic Sank Sold At Auction For $166K

A letter written by one of the Titanic's passengers a day before the ocean liner sank has sold for 126,000 pounds ($166,000) at an...

European Leaders To The Jews – You Have Enriched The World

The heads of the European Union issued a statement to the Jews of Europe, following the rise of the ultra-right wing parties across the...

MKs In Israel To Receive A 1,300 Shekel Raise

How much do MKs in Knesset earn monthly? The answer is 41,500 shekels, but it turns out that this sum is not enough for...

FBI Watched, Then Acted As Russian Spy Moved Closer To Hillary Clinton

The following is via The Hill: As Hillary Clinton was beginning her job as President Obama’s chief diplomat, federal agents observed as multiple arms of...

President Rivlin To Attend JFNA General Assembly In Los Angeles

In what is set to be his first major address outside of Israel to a North American Jewish audience, President Rivlin will deliver the...

Senior Lecturers In 17 Public Israeli Colleges Begin The Academic Year With A Strike

Israel’s academic year began on Sunday morning 22 October but senior lecturers in 17 public colleges are demanding improved benefits and have opted to...

Peleg Protesters Heading to Yerushalayim [UPDATED 1:37PM IL]

UPDATED: 1:37PM IL: Peleg organizers are calling on supporters to head to Yerushalayim and converge on the Binyanei Ha’uma area as they plan to...

Ramot Yerushalayim Rabbonim Remove Opposition To Pool

After long and complicated negotiations, rabbonim in the Ramot neighborhood of Jerusalem have removed their cherem to a community pool. The signing of an...

Police Mark Peleg Protesters Who Refuse To Identify Themselves With Numbers on Their Hands

More than 120 people were arrested during last Thursday’s “Day of Rage” that was held by Peleg. Dozens of the protesters who identified themselves...

Tnuva Fined 25 Million Shekels For Price Fixing

Israel’s Antitrust Authority has been investigating Tnuva and concluded the dairy conglomerate is guilty of price fixing, slapping a 25 million shekel fine on...

‘Death To Jews’ Graffiti In Jerusalem’s Old City

“Death to Jews” graffiti was found in Hebrew and English along with a swastika and “Hamas” in the so-called “Muslim Quarter” of Jerusalem’s Old...

More Than A Dozen States Still Refuse To Release Voter Data

These are state-by-state responses to a request for detailed voter data from President Donald Trump’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, which is investigating...

Netanyahu Wants To Appoint Ofir Winter As His Military Secretary

IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-General Gadi Eizenkott has given Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu the names of three brigadier-generals to choose from to appoint his...

New York Advances Drone Industry With Testing Corridor

A coalition in upstate New York is creating a 50-mile (80-kilometer) corridor where unmanned aircraft can safely fly beyond the line of sight and...

19 Percent Of Israel’s Chareidim Don’t Know English At All

Quite a number of members of Israel’s chareidi tzibur travel to New York, Europe and other countries where English is required. However, according to...

Chabad Tefilin Stand Shut Down By City Inspectors In Ramat Aviv On Erev Shabbos

Municipal inspectors on Erev Shabbos Parshas Noach shut down a Chabad tefilin booth in Ramat Aviv, threatening failure to close would result in a...

Dramatic Sentencing Hearing Expected In Bergdahl Case

The fate of Bowe Bergdahl rests in a judge's hands now that the Army sergeant has pleaded guilty to endangering his comrades by leaving...

Policewoman Who Kicked Peleg Protesters Interviewed By Justice Ministry Investigators

“Video! Video were the shouts heard at a Peleg faction protest in Jerusalem last week and now, it seems there was merit to those...

Judge Tosses $417M Award Against Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder

A judge on Friday tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson &...

PA Illegals Nabbed Attempting To Break Into Jerusalem Toy Company

Police on Friday evening received a call to a toy factory located in the industrial park located in the northern capital. They were told...

France: 8 Charged In Probe Of Alleged Far-Right Terror Plot

Eight people suspected of belonging to a French far-right extremist group have been given preliminary terror charges for allegedly plotting attacks against mosques, politicians...

Poll: Jerusalem Mayor Barkat Still Is Popular, Albeit Less So

Nir Barkat is still the preferred mayor of the dati leumi tzibur in Jerusalem, but the percentage of support for him has dropped significantly....

Google Balloons Providing Internet In Puerto Rico

Google's parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers...

MK Gafne Speaks Out Against The Peleg Protests; ‘Do Not Call Them Chareidim!’

After the release of the harsh condemnation of the Peleg faction by HaGaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky Shlita, MK Moshe Gafne speaks out against the...

McConnell Says He’s Awaiting Trump Guidance On Health Care

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he's willing to bring bipartisan health care legislation to the floor if President Donald Trump makes clear he...

Police Raid Homes Of Lehava Activists And Arrest 15

According to a Jerusalem district police spokesman’s unit report, fifteen suspects, known to the police as operatives affiliated with the Lehava organization, were arrested...

Japanese PM Abe Appears Headed To Impressive Election Win

Japan's ruling coalition appeared headed to an impressive win in national elections on Sunday, in what would represent at least a partial comeback for...

Police Prepared For Yahrzeit Of Maran Hagaon HaRav Ovadia Yosef

Jerusalem police on Sunday morning 2 Cheshvan report they are ready for the yahrzeit of Maran HaGaon HaRav Ovadia Yosef ZT”L, as necessary preparations...

PHOTOS: Inaugural Agudah Yeshiva Expo Provides Invaluable Info To Large Crowd

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) "Beyond our wildest dreams and expectations." - Rabbi Nissan Gewirtzman, President, Yeshiva Consulting Services "An event like this... we are amazed and impressed...

Trump Plans To Help With Staffers’ Russia Probe Legal Bills

President Trump intends to spend at least $430,000 of his own money to help pay the legal bills of White House staff and campaign...

Democratic Chairman: Trump ‘Most Dangerous’ President Ever

Trying to quell accusations that he is ousting activists from the party's left flank, Democratic Chairman Tom Perez told fellow Democrats on Saturday that...

TRAGEDY: Ram In Yeshivas Knesses Yehuda Niftar On Shabbos Moments After Receiving Aliya On...

In between Kriyas Hatorah and Mussaf, HaRav Chaim Malin, a Ram in Yeshivas Knesset Yehuda in Yerushalayim, lost consciousness and collapsed while davening in...

Levaya Of Rav Raphael Yitzchok Lieberman Z’L

YWN regrets to inform you of the petira of Rav Raphael Yitzchok Hakohen Lieberman Z"L of Flatbush. He was 62. R' Raphael lived in Flatbush,...

Questions And Answers On Proposed Ban On Laptops In Luggage

First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them from checked luggage on...

Police Arrest 27 Palestinians Caught Stealing 29 Tons of Produce From Jewish Farmers

Over Shabbos, Border Police apprehended and arrested some 27 Palestinians who were attempting to steal between 20-24 tons of grapes and five tons of...

Wildfires Plunge Vineyard Workers, Owners Into Same Struggle

When wildfires ignited in California wine country, the flames plunged wealthy vintners into the same desperate struggle as their low-wage laborers. The fires were the...

Woman Undergoes Unsuccessful Brain Surgery in Israel

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