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WATCH LIVE HERE STARTING AT 9:00PM ET: The First Presidential Debate [PINNED] (1 opinions)

Tonight is the first presidential debate, featuring Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton facing off one-on-one. The event will be broadcast live without commercials, starting at 9 p.m. Eastern. You can watch the debate here on YWN starting at 9:00PM ET!

Goodbye to Homework for Some Elementary Schools and Classes

Goodbye to Homework for Some Elementary Schools and ClassesGuess what, kids? No homework. Really. All year. A small but growing number of elementary schools and individual teachers are doing away with the after-school chore to allow kids more time to play, participate in activities, spend time with families, read and sleep. There's been pushback against homework from parents in recent years who say their children's time is monopolized by ...    Full Story »

Almost over – $13.99 for Kikiriki Shells – Save on Linda Leal, Plus Size, Maternity Shells and More!

Goodbye to Homework for Some Elementary Schools and Classes[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] In Time For Rosh Hashanah Delivery Is Still Available If You Order Today! Kikiriki Shells only $13.99?!* That’s right – all regular adult and kids shells of every color and every sleeve-length are $13.99* for one week only! Just in time for Rosh Hashana and Sukkos! Stock up on your favorite ladies’ and girls’     Full Story »

Misaskim: Kindness In Action

Siyum Daf Yomi[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Happening now! Misaskim is joining forces with our favorite crowdfunding gurus for a 24- hour, all or nothing, quadruple your impact (and your donations) $800,000 Charidy campaign. The funds will further the organization’s incredible work providing the most vital community resources to those struggling in the aftermath of ...    Full Story »

Gedolei Yisrael Hold Emergency Gathering For Keren Kiruv Yaldei Yisrael

Gedolei Yisrael Hold Emergency Gathering For Keren Kiruv Yaldei Yisrael[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Due to the growing financial problems within Keren Kiruv Yaldei Yisrael, which are now threatening the future education of 30,000 children across Israel, the esteemed Rosh Yeshivah, Harav Aharon Leib Steinman, shlita, recently gathered GedoleiYisrael in his home to brief them on the mushrooming crisis. . The meeting was attended by Harav Chaim ...    Full Story »

You Can Now Send Your Name To Barditchev (4 Free) Through Yad L'Achim Now

Gedolei Yisrael Hold Emergency Gathering For Keren Kiruv Yaldei Yisrael[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] When you can, you should. ENTER THE SPECIAL TEFILLAH BY THE “SANEGOR” Reb Levy Yitzchak of Berditchev IN BERDITCHEV ON EREV ROSH HASHANA – for Shidduchim & all Yeshuos and a KESIVA V’CHASIMA TOVA (NO COST TO JOIN THE TEFILLAH –     Full Story »

Tel Aviv Pre-Yom Kippur Event At Rabin Square Canceled Amid Social Media Threats To Boycott Entertainers

Tel Aviv Pre-Yom Kippur Event At Rabin Square Canceled Amid Social Media Threats To Boycott EntertainersThe ‘Uplifting for [Yom] Kippur’ event that was set to take place in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square has been canceled following an outcry from the left-wing and women’s rights organizations. The entertainment lineup was comprised of all male entertainers and the shouts of “exclusion of women” were heard among left-wingers. As a result of the crying and complaining, the event, ...    Full Story »

Samsung Tablet Causes Emergency and Diversion on Transatlantic Flight

Samsung Tablet Causes Emergency and Diversion on Transatlantic FlightA Delta flight from Detroit to Amsterdam had to divert to Manchester for two hours overnight Saturday into Sunday after smoke and an unknown smell developed in the passenger cabin. A Delta official and senior U.S. official both told ABC News that the emergency on Flight 138 was caused by a Samsung tablet. The Delta official explained that the tablet fell inside a seat and became ...    Full Story »

Israel CBS: Ashkenazim Earn More Than Sephardim (1 opinions)

Israel CBS: Ashkenazim Earn More Than SephardimAccording to a report released by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Ashkenazim earn over NIS 1,000 a month more than Sephardim. The report stated that Ashkenazim earn 15.9% more – a salary of NIS 9,449 a month as compared to a Sephardi receiving only NIS 8,165. According to the report carried by Yisrael Hayom, Ashkenazim are classified as those born to Ashkenazi ...    Full Story »

Brooklyn Man Convicted of Murder in Death of Menachem Stark During Botched Robbery and Kidnapping (2 opinions)

Brooklyn Man Convicted of Murder in Death of Menachem Stark During Botched Robbery and KidnappingBrooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson today announced that a 29-year-old Brooklyn man has been convicted for his participation in the kidnapping and murder of Menachem Stark, 39, on January 2, 2014. District Attorney Thompson said, “This defendant waited for Menachem Stark outside of his office and forcibly kidnapped him, killing him in the process. As a result, his wife and ...    Full Story »

Teach NYS Thanks Legislative Leaders and Gov. Cuomo for Upcoming School Repayment, Record Funding

Teach NYS Thanks Legislative Leaders and Gov. Cuomo for Upcoming School Repayment, Record FundingFollowing another round of non-public school reimbursements from the $250 million Comprehensive Attendance Policy (CAP) agreement, Teach NYS, a project of the OU Advocacy Center, thanked Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders for providing record funding for Jewish day schools. “We remain extremely grateful to the New York Legislature and the governor for this program” said ...    Full Story »

BREAKING PHOTO: Child Struck And Pinned Under Vehicle On 13 Ave

BREAKING PHOTO: Child Struck And Pinned Under Vehicle On 13 AveA child was struck and pinned under a vehicle on 13 Avenue in Boro Park, Monday afternoon. Boro Park Hatzolah was called to 13 Avenue and 43 Street at 5:15PM. Paramedics requested the NYPD's Emergency Sevice Units and the FDNY to assist in extricating the child from under the vehicle. The child was being transported by Hatzolah to a local hospital in stable ...    Full Story »

BREAKING: Famed Talk Show Host Michael Savage Removed From Most Listened To Station In Country; Minutes Later Pulled From 400 Stations (9 opinions)

BREAKING: Famed Talk Show Host Michael Savage Removed From Most Listened To Station In Country; Minutes Later Pulled From 400 StationsMichael Savage, the host of the nationally syndicated “The Savage Nation,” says he has been "couped" off the air in his number one affiliate, WABC-Radio NY. Savage went on the air on Monday - just hours before the highly anticipated Presidential Debate - and ranted against WABC for throwing him off the air. Savage says he was given no advance warning and it came as a shocking ...    Full Story »

The Decision Regarding Early Release For Rabbi Pinto Expected On Thursday

The Decision Regarding Early Release For Rabbi Pinto Expected On ThursdayThe hearing in a district court regarding the early release from prison for Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto was held on Monday morning as scheduled. As reported, a parole board voted to release the rabbi on Sunday, ...    Full Story »

Identical Twins With Downs Syndrome.... And So Much More

Identical Twins With Downs Syndrome.... And So Much More[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Rabbi G. and his wife Batya (of Beit Shemesh) are givers. They’ve both been working hard for many years in order to support their beautiful family and enable them to give help to others. In addition to working full time and learning, Rabbi G. has also been an active volunteer with various well known emergency medical services. Giving help, whether ...    Full Story »

Key Bridge Case Witness: 'Traffic Problems' Email No Joke

Key Bridge Case Witness: 'Traffic Problems' Email No JokeThe government's key witness in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case said that he interpreted an email from one of the defendants that it was "time for some traffic problems" as an order to put a political revenge plot into action. David Wildstein worked for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the agency that operates New York-area bridges, tunnels, ports and ...    Full Story »

Suburban NY Police Prep for Presidential Debate

Suburban NY Police Prep for Presidential DebateDemonstrators are expected at Hofstra University for Monday night's showdown between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, but police are keeping them at a distance from the debate hall. Police are setting up a designated protest area that is across a six-lane roadway from the actual presidential debate site. They say the goal will be to keep opposing groups from tangling with each ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Lev Tahor Cult Moves Once Again (3 opinions)

The leader of the Lev Tahor community said his people are moving to a village in eastern Guatemala because of harassment including a raid of the group’s buildings on September 13 on the outskirts of the capital.

TOMORROW: A Live Broadcast On-Line Of The Third Trip By Tzaddikim To Radin On The 24th Of Elul

TOMORROW: A Live Broadcast On-Line Of The Third Trip By Tzaddikim To Radin On The 24th Of ElulA delegation of Rabbis from 'Dirshu' will hold a prayer meeting, empowered by the multitude of the learners of the Mishnah Berurah, on the Yahrtzeit of the Chafetz Chaim, zt"l. The nation of Israel will unite in a tremendous prayer event on the day of the yahrtzeit of the Chafetz Chaim that has the capacity of bringing actual salvations boosted by the power of the tens of ...    Full Story »

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Knesset Committee Headed By MK Maklev Visits Maale Adumim Hothouses

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Knesset Committee Headed By MK Maklev Visits Maale Adumim Hothouses[VIDEO AND PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] The Knesset Science Committee headed by Chairman MK (Yahadut Hatorah) Uri Maklev visited the “Aleinu’ hothouses in Mishor Adumim, the industrial area of Maale Adumim. The hothouse project is located on the roof of the industrial area, occupying an acre of area (4 dunams), growing 20 different kinds of leafy vegetables and spices without any ...    Full Story »

Poll: Most In US Frustrated Over Presidential Race

Poll: Most In US Frustrated Over Presidential RaceCarol Jones knows what she wants to hear Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump discuss during their first televised debate: education and jobs. She's far from sure which candidate will earn her vote on Election Day. "All we see is the cat fighting," says the Shirley, Arkansas, retired substitute teacher. At Monday's debate, the 70-year-old says, "they need to talk about their programs ... ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Police Commissioner Alsheich Discusses Tishrei Preparedness

PHOTOS: Police Commissioner Alsheich Discusses Tishrei Preparedness[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Israel Police are working hard ahead of Tishrei and its Yomim Tovim. In the accompanying photos we see a meeting with Police Commissioner Roni Alsheich attended by Deputy Minister Meir Porush, Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Deutsch and Jerusalem Councilman Wertheimer. The meeting included hearing of police preparedness in the capital for Tishrei, with an ...    Full Story »

Iran Says Some Sanctions Under Nuclear Deal Still in Place

Iran Says Some Sanctions Under Nuclear Deal Still in PlaceIndirectly warning the United States, the head of Iran's atomic energy agency said Monday that his country's landmark nuclear deal with could be jeopardized by foot-dragging on sanctions relief, promised in exchange for Tehran's commitment to curb key atomic activities. But a senior U.S. official said Washington is delivering on its commitments. Iran complains that international ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Hachnosas Sefer Torah In Munkatch

Sefer Torah dedicated by Munkatcher Chasidim worldwide in honor of the Rebbe Shlita

Arrangements In Place For Kaporos Between Rosh Hashanah And Yom Kippur

Arrangements In Place For Kaporos Between Rosh Hashanah And Yom KippurAs occurs annually ahead of the Yomim Nora’im, animal rights groups awaken and are once again trying to prevent the minhag of kaporos in Eretz Yisrael. Another problem faced is the juggling responsibility for kaporos from local government and other agencies, each preferring not to have anything to do with it. All of this aside, Siyata Dishmaya prevails and arrangements have been ...    Full Story »

Lakewood: Condo Residents Sue Over Rule Limiting When Men And Women Can Be In The Pool (1 opinions)

Lakewood: Condo Residents Sue Over Rule Limiting When Men And Women Can Be In The PoolThe following is unedited article via Philly.com: Three residents in a 55-and-over condo community in New Jersey have filed a lawsuit challenging a change in the complex's swimming pool policy that limits the times men and women can swim together. According ...    Full Story »
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Yom Tov in Israel: American Meat Cuts versus Israeli Meat Cuts (1 opinions)

Yom Tov in Israel: American Meat Cuts versus Israeli Meat CutsBy Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times There is a fascinating section of the Talmud at the end of the ninth chapter of Nedarim. The Gemorah gives us a sections of a conversation that occurred between a husband and wife from very different geographic locations. One was from Eretz Yisroel, the other from Bavel. The narrative ends with the woman breaking something over ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Operation Uncovers Additional Weapons Manufacturing Operations In The PA

PHOTOS: Operation Uncovers Additional Weapons Manufacturing Operations In The PA[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] The IDF, Shin Bet and border police operated during the night of 23 Elul (Sunday to Monday) in PA (Palestinian Authority) occupied Jenin to uncover weapons and weapons manufacturing operations. The location is in the confines of the Menashe Regional Council. Two operations to manufacture weapons and ammunition were uncovered by troops involved in the ...    Full Story »

Haredi Community And Migdal Ohr (2 opinions)

Haredi Community And Migdal Ohr[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Israel’s Haredi population is increasing at a high rate and statistics show that between 2014 and 2034, numbers will be increased from 11% to 17% of the total population. Statistics show that too many have and will reach adulthood, uneducated and unskilled. It should however be noted that in 2015, approximately 9,800 Haredi students were enrolled in ...    Full Story »

Mall Shooting Suspect: 'Creepy,' Multiple Arrests, Disputes

Mall Shooting Suspect: 'Creepy,' Multiple Arrests, DisputesThe 20-year-old man suspected of killing five people with a rifle at a Macy's makeup counter was described by a neighbor as so "creepy, rude and obnoxious" that she kept a Taser by her front door. He also had a string of run-ins with the law in recent years, including charges he assaulted his stepfather. As investigators tried to piece together information on Arcan Cetin, who was ...    Full Story »

5-Month-Old Girl Is Suddenly Niftar At Petach Tikvah Daycare Facility

5-Month-Old Girl Is Suddenly Niftar At Petach Tikvah Daycare Facility  Tragedy stuck the Petach Tikvah community on Monday, with the sudden Petira of a 5-month-old girl who was at a day care. According to United Hatzalah, they were summoned to a Petach Tikvah daycare facility for a five-month-old girl who became unconscious. EMTs began CPR and then paramedics implemented advanced life support. Magen David Adom paramedics transported the infant to ...    Full Story »

9 Wounded in Houston Shooting; Suspect Dead, Was a Lawyer

9 Wounded in Houston Shooting; Suspect Dead, Was a LawyerNine people were shot and wounded, one critically, in a Houston neighborhood Monday morning by a lawyer who had issues with his law firm, authorities said. The first report of the shootings began at about 6:30 a.m., Police Chief Martha Montalvo said at a news conference, and when officers arrived, the suspect began firing at them. Police shot the man, whom Montalvo did not identify ...    Full Story »

Ahmadinejad Allies Say Iran Leader Told Him Not to Run Again

Ahmadinejad Allies Say Iran Leader Told Him Not to Run AgainClose allies of Iran's former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, whose presidency was marked by confrontation with the West, said Monday that the country's supreme leader recommended he not run in next May's presidential election because he is a polarizing figure among hard-liners. Mohammad Reza Mirtajeddini, Ahmadinejad's vice president from 2009 to 2013, and Gholamreza Mesbahi ...    Full Story »

Seret-Vishnitz Rebbe Released From The Hospital

Seret-Vishnitz Rebbe Released From The HospitalB’chasdei Hashem the Seret-Vishnitz Rebbe Shlita was released from Carmel Hospital in Haifa on Monday 23 Elul after undergoing a cardiac catheterization. The rebbe was taken to the hospital on Friday after complaining of chest pain as     Full Story »

Help Us To Continue To Help Them

Help Us To Continue To Help Them[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] If you’ve have ever had to experience seeing a loved one go through treatment for cancer week after week, you would understand what we do at Zechus Chana. When my mother was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, she was overwhelmed by shock. All of her strength was used to comprehend and process what ...    Full Story »

Charlotte Ends Curfew Imposed After Black Man Shot by Police

Charlotte Ends Curfew Imposed After Black Man Shot by PoliceCharlotte lifted its midnight curfew, signaling movement toward normalcy after a state of emergency was imposed following the shooting death of a black man by police last week that brought National Guard troops and armored vehicles to downtown street corners. A weekend without street violence was highlighted Sunday as the city hosted the NFL game between the Carolina Panthers and the ...    Full Story »

$17 Million Invoiced to NYS Nonpublic Schools - Agudath Israel Informed Additional $108 Million to Be Paid by April 2017 (7 opinions)

$17 Million Invoiced to NYS Nonpublic Schools - Agudath Israel Informed Additional $108 Million to Be Paid by April 2017Nonpublic schools across New York State welcomed news that the New York State Education Department (NYSED) has just begun invoicing $17 million in outstanding Comprehensive Attendance Policy (CAP) reimbursement. CAP is an important component of the Mandated Services program, a program which reimburses nonpublic schools for the cost of certain government mandated school functions. ...    Full Story »

A Group Of Singles Make A Kiddush Hashem

A Group Of Singles Make A Kiddush Hashem[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] A group of singles in the Tri state area that are looking to get married and build their own beautiful homes, got together and decided to start a campaign to raise funds to finish building a Shabbas Mikvah in Monsey. Monsey expanded over the past few years and the main Mikvah is not in walking distance to a very large part of the community. Since the ...    Full Story »


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