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The Dati Leumi Community Prefers Shaked Over Bennet

The dati leumi community supports the Bayit Yehudi party, but still views Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu as most suited to serve as Prime Minister,...

Average US Gas Price Jumps 4 Cents To $2.58 For Regular

The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline jumped 4 cents nationally over the past two weeks to $2.58. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of...

Arabs Throw Rocks at Jewish Homes in Lod

Arab stone throwing attacks have become a common occurrence in the city of Lod according to one Israeli newspaper that reported yet another rock...

More Texts Turned Over From Trump-Hating FBI Agent Taken Off Mueller Team

The Justice Department has turned over to Congress additional text messages involving an FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative...

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Thousands Of Basketball Fans Pay Tribute To ZAKA

(VIDEO AND PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) At a recent Euroleague game against Red Star Belgrade in Tel Aviv, Maccabi Tel Aviv Basketball team paid tribute...


Footage Of Polish Neo-Nazis Celebrating Hitler’s Birthday Sparks Investigation

An undercover television report that showed members of a Polish neo-Nazi group celebrating Adolf Hitler's birthday and burning a swastika has prompted a criminal...

Police Traffic Enforcement In Ramat Shlomo On Shabbos

Residents of Jerusalem’s Ramat Shlomo neighborhood were more than a bit surprised to see police writing parking tickets for vehicles on Shabbos. Police explain...

More Than Simply A Medical Ride Along

One of United Hatzalah’s Intensive Care Ambulances that was donated to help provide emergency medical coverage in the Negev region, was recently instrumental in...

R’ Eliyahu Ovadia, Brother of Maran Ovadia Yosef Passes Away at 89

R' Eliyahu Ovadia, younger brother of the renowned Gadol Hador, Maran Hagaon HaRav Ovadia Yosef ZATZAL, has passed away at the age of 89....

Devices Explode At Florida Shopping Mall; More Suspicious Items Found

Officials says an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded at a Lake Wales, Florida shopping mall Sunday night. Police are looking for a man who was...
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As VP Pence Arrives In Israel, Netanyahu Tells Abbas ‘No Alternative’ To US As...

"I have a message for Abu Mazen - There is no alternative  for the U.S. led brokership to the peace process." So said Israeli...

DM Lieberman Bans Rishon L’Tzion, Rav Eliyahu And Rav Aviner From IDF Bases And...

Last week, Tzefas Chief Sephardi Rabbi HaRav Shmuel Eliyahu echoed the words of Rosh Yeshivat Ateret Kohanim HaRav Shlomo HaKohen Aviner, stating it is...

Trump Campaign Ad Calls Dems ‘Complicit’ In Officers’ Deaths

President Donald Trump's re-election campaign released a provocative new ad accusing Democrats of being "complicit" in the slayings of law enforcement officers by people...

Trump’s Border Wall Prototypes Withstand Jackhammers, Saws, Torches

Recent assaults by tactical teams on prototypes of President Donald Trump's proposed wall with Mexico found their imposing heights should stop border crossers, The...

Mea Shaarim Family Loses Mother

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19-year-old Yisroel Glass is no average teenage boy. Having lost his mother just weeks ago to blood cancer, the boy has done something unimaginable:...

Lapid Calls On Lieberman To Leave The Coalition Over The Passing Of The Shabbos...

Yesh Atid party leader MK Yair Lapid is calling on Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman to break from the coalition and compel early elections in...

PHOTOS: All Eyes On Cincinnati As Rav Eliezer Silver Zatzal’s 50th Yartzeit Is...

(By Shimmy Blum) The Siyum on Maseches Shavuos took on special meaning for Daf Yomi participants this cycle, as it coincided with the 50th Yartzeit...

Baltimore’s New Police Leader Faces Numerous Challenges

Deputy Police Commissioner Darryl DeSousa, who has steadily risen through the ranks during a 30-year career with Baltimore's police department, will take the helm...

WATCH THIS: Rubashkin Blasts People Who Use Smartphone To Daven In Shul

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin was released from jail a month ago, and has met with hundreds of Rabbonim, Admorim, Roshei Yeshiva and...
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VIDEO: Israel Police Chief Roni Alshich Visits Wounded Members Of The Force

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Israel Police Chief Roni Alshich led a high-level visit with members of the Border Police’s Yomam anti-terror force wounded in fighting...

US Flu Season Gets Worse, Has ‘Lot More Steam’ Than Expected

The flu season in the U.S. is getting worse. Health officials last week said flu was blanketing the country but they thought there was a...

VIDEO: Egged Drivers Around The Country To Halt Service On Monday From 10:00am-Noon

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Histadrut National Labor Federation spokesman Yaniv Levy announced on Sunday, 5 Shevat, that on Monday morning from 10:00am to noon, all...

Remembering Rebbetzin Miriam Libby Weiss – Part Three – By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss

Last week, I related the story behind my Rebbitzin’s birth. But, there is a story that is worthy to be recorded that predates that...

House Speaker Ryan Remains Non-Committal About Re-Election

House Speaker Paul Ryan is still being non-committal about whether he'll seek re-election to an 11th term. The Republican says that's a decision he always...
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Chareidim Call On PM Netanyahu To Censure DM Lieberman For His Shabbos Escapade

Yahadut Hatorah MKs are fuming after Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman visited the Big Center in Ashdod to give support to store owners operating on...

Visitors Find Statue Of Liberty, Ellis Island Closed Due To Shutdown

The U.S. government shutdown had an instant impact on two of the world's top tourist destinations: the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. The National...

Unidentified Drone Over Terminal 3 Halts Ben Gurion Flights

Emergency protocols for identifying and neutralizing flying objects over Ben Gurion Airport were ordered on Sunday evening as an unidentified drone was spotted flying...

WATCH: Yet ANOTHER Yeshiva Bus Goes Through Solid Red Light

The attached dash-cam footage was submitted to YWN by a reader, whose camera captured the video on Sunday morning in Boro Park. This driver...

NJ: Battle Lines Already Forming For Menendez Corruption Retrial

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez might spend 2018 asking voters to re-elect him and jurors to acquit him. Prosecutors from the Department of Justice told a...
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Gaza Family Kills Relative After Hamas Says He Aided Israel

A Palestinian family says it has killed one of its members after Gaza's Hamas rulers said he aided Israel in killing three of the...

Analysis: Emboldened Democrats Take A Risk On A Shutdown

Congressional Democrats are taking a page from the playbook of President Donald Trump and hard-line conservatives: Fight for your base and don't blink. In forcing...

Governor Took 15 Minutes To Announce Missile Alert Was False

The Hawaii National Guard's top commander said Friday he told Gov. David Ige that a missile alert was a false alarm two minutes after...

VIDEO: Opponents Interfere With AG Mandelblit Reciting Kaddish In Shul

 (VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Chief Rabbi of Israel HaRav Dovid Lau spoke out using harsh words in his condemnation of persons who came to a...

Federal Shutdown Enters Day 2 Amid Blame Game On Both Sides

Senate leaders offered no obvious solution to reopening the government and engaged in unrelenting finger-pointing during a rare Sunday session in the hours leading...
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VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Tzefanya Street, Geula: Protests Surround Police Removal Of A Dead...

(VIDEOS AND PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) News spread of the death of a person who was staying in the hostel on Tzefanya Street in Geula...