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TEHILLIM - Girl In Critical Condition After Being Struck By Vehicle On Route 59 In Monsey

TEHILLIM - Girl In Critical Condition After Being Struck By Vehicle On Route 59 In Monsey
A teenaged girl is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle in Monsey, Wednesday night. The accident happened at around 9:00PM on Route 59 near Augusta. Paramedics from Monsey Hatzolah transported the 18-year-old girl to Westchester Trauma Center, where she is in critical condition. Route 59 has been closed as Ramapo Police are on the scene conducting an investigation into the cause of the accident. Please say Tehillim for Shaindel bas Braindel Leah. (Chaim Shapiro - YWN)

Beit Chabad In Assaf HaRofeh Hospital Working To Keep The Children Busy During Vacation Time

Beit Chabad In Assaf HaRofeh Hospital Working To Keep The Children Busy During Vacation TimeBeit Chabad in Assaf HaRofeh Hospital in Rishon L’Tzion is running a summer camp experience for children who are admitted to day admissions area of the hospital. The program includes drawing, singing, dancing, and workshops, including one on eating healthy, which is run by a health professional under Chabad supervision. Rabbi Mendy Beckerman explains “This is just a part of our ...    Full Story »

One Time Only, Make Their Dreams Come True: Help Marry Off 20 Orphan Weddings In 20 Days

Beit Chabad In Assaf HaRofeh Hospital Working To Keep The Children Busy During Vacation TimeTwenty orphans in twenty days. Who can read such a sentence, thinking of what it really means, and not feel pain in their heart? Did you ever have a friend or relative that dealt with a real tragedy? In real life, not just in the newspaper? Someone with imperceivable poverty, suffering that seemed to have no end? It is likely that you did know such a family. Sure, it is easy to ...    Full Story »

'Operation Safari' At The Erez Crossing Completed As Animals Get A Break From Gaza's Zoo

'Operation Safari' At The Erez Crossing Completed As Animals Get A Break From Gaza's ZooIn a complex operation, a group of animals was transferred on Wednesday morning 20 Menachem Av from Gaza via Erez Crossing, in order to receive better living conditions and improved care. As on previous occasions, the move was made possible due to cooperation between the Agriculture and Rural Development Ministry's Gaza Coordination and Liaison Office, the Coordinator of Government ...    Full Story »

Kehat: 'My Website Will Always be Commission Free' (4 opinions)

'Operation Safari' At The Erez Crossing Completed As Animals Get A Break From Gaza's ZooThis year, TheChesedFund.com revolutionized Jewish fundraising. Created as a resource for Jews all over the world  to raise money for important causes without being robbed by heavy fees, the site has quickly gained popularity and taken the crowdfunding world by storm. However some may ...    Full Story »

Video of Interest: Camp Agudah Concert 2016 - Featuring Avraham Fried And Benny Friedman

This is a video of the Camp Agudah 2016 Concert which took place on August 18, 2016 featuring Avraham Fried, Benny Friedman, and the Meshorerim Choir. Music by Sympinny Band.

Crews Battling 35 Large, Uncontained Wildfires In The West

Crews Battling 35 Large, Uncontained Wildfires In The WestThirty-five large, uncontained wildfires are burning in the West, and firefighters are making initial attacks on another 112 new fires trying to prevent them from getting big. Firefighters in the region mostly faced continued windy, dry conditions Wednesday that have fanned flames that destroyed buildings and forced evacuations in California, Washington, Idaho and elsewhere. Late ...    Full Story »

Former PM Barak Called Upon To Detail Netanyahu's Security Failures To Classified Committee

Former PM Barak Called Upon To Detail Netanyahu's Security Failures To Classified CommitteeFormer Prime Minister Ehud Barak has recently made harsh comments against Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his administration. Barak maintains that Netanyahu has destroyed the security of the State of Israel. Those comments were met with responses from the Prime Minister’s Office and others. In comments to chareidi correspondents on Tuesday, 19 Menachem Av, PM Netanyahu ...    Full Story »

Video of Interest: Thermal Scan Shows F-35 Fighter Jet In Flight

Lockheed Martin's F-35B Lightning II made its the international airshow debut at the Farnborough airshow. It was all captured on a thermal camera.

Trump, Aiming To Widen Support, Makes Pitch To Hispanics (1 opinions)

Trump, Aiming To Widen Support, Makes Pitch To HispanicsVisiting a battleground state he can't afford to lose, Donald Trump promised Hispanics "a much better life" on Wednesday in a Florida speech that continued his recent effort to soften his tone and broaden his support 11 weeks before the presidential election. The Republican presidential candidate also repeated his promise to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexican border to keep out ...    Full Story »

Want a School That Will Bring Out the Best in Your Child?

[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] When your children wake up in the morning, do they jump out of bed excited about the school day ahead? When you walk through your children’s schools, do you notice joyful students, happy teachers and interactive lessons? If ...    Full Story »

Does A New Building Plan Threaten Tzfat's Old City?

Does A New Building Plan Threaten Tzfat's Old City?Reports of a construction project may threaten Tzfat’s Old City as it stands today. Anyone who has ever visited the Old City can attest to the special feeling, to walk the streets that were inhabited by Rav Saadia Gaon, Rav Shlomo Alkabetz, Rav Yosef Karo, the Ari HaKadosh and others. According to Xnet, which is a subsidiary of Ynet, all this may change as there are plans to ...    Full Story »

The World's Deadliest Earthquakes Since 2000

The World's Deadliest Earthquakes Since 2000A magnitude 6 earthquake shook central Italy early on Wednesday, followed hours later by a magnitude 6.8 temblor in Myanmar. Here is a list of some of the world's deadliest earthquakes since 2000: ——— April 16, 2016: A magnitude 7.8 earthquake on Ecuador's central coast near the town of Muisne kills more than 660 people. ——— April 25, 2015: A magnitude 7.8 ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Rep. Collins Tells CNN That Trump Immigration Stance Not A Flip-Flop

Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY) defends GOP nominee Donald Trump's immigration stance and insists the candidate is not flip-flopping on the issue.

Nestle Takes Advantage Of The Cornflakes Door Opened By Telma

Nestle Takes Advantage Of The Cornflakes Door Opened By TelmaTelma cornflakes, which were a leader in the field in Israel are still unwanted in many Israeli homes following the recent salmonella scare. Nestle Osem on the other hand is not just sitting by idly, but taking advantage of the door that was opened in the breakfast cereal market and it is introducing its new ‘Gofree’ cornflakes. While the product is not new, it will be new to ...    Full Story »

Chinuch Atzmai Needs Assistance For Student Transportation

Chinuch Atzmai Needs Assistance For Student Transportation Rabbonim Shlita have released a kol korei addressing the lack of transportation to many talmidim attending Chinuch Atzmai schools. In the call from the rabbonim dated 26 Tammuz, the rabbonim explain there is a lack of resources to provide transportation for all children. It is explained that if a solution is not found, 30,000 children may find themselves without an educational framework ...    Full Story »

Greenfield Meets with Commissioner to Discuss Dangerous Boro Park Intersection

Greenfield Meets with Commissioner to Discuss Dangerous Boro Park IntersectionCouncilman David G. Greenfield is urging the Department of Transportation to install a stoplight or a stop sign in the vicinity of 18th Avenue and 56th Street in Brooklyn, a pedestrian-heavy area that too often sees cars passing through at dangerously high rates of speed. "The area around 18th Avenue and 56th Street is the most significant safety hazard in my district," Greenfield ...    Full Story »

Israel: Policeman And Israel Police Ordered To Compensate For Unjustifiable Use Of Force

Israel: Policeman And Israel Police Ordered To Compensate For Unjustifiable Use Of ForceThe Jerusalem Magistrate Court has ordered a policeman to pay NIS 13,000 in compensation to a Shomron resident in addition to Israel Police paying him NIS 6,000. The case occurred six years ago when the policeman who was not in uniform and who refused to identify himself, began attacking a sentry at the community of Neria, a small community in the Binyamin Regional Council district ...    Full Story »

France to Teach Children How to React to Terror Attacks

France to Teach Children How to React to Terror AttacksFrance's government has unveiled a plan to teach children how to react in case of an attack at school. Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem and Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve on Wednesday announced a series of measures regarding how schools and children must handle the terrorist threat. Every school will have to organize three security drills per year, including one ...    Full Story »

Terror Attacked Prevented Near The Machpelah

Terror Attacked Prevented Near The MachpelahBorder police at the Beit Merkachat Checkpoint near the Ma’aras HaMachpelah checked an Arab female on Wednesday morning 20 Menachem Av and found she was concealing a kitchen knife in her purse. B’chasdei Hashem there were no injuries. The woman was taken into custody. (YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem/Photo: Media Resource Group)

Qatari State Fund Buys Stake in NY's Empire State Building

Qatari State Fund Buys Stake in NY's Empire State BuildingQatar's sovereign wealth fund has made an iconic purchase in America — a stake in the company that owns New York's Empire State Building. The $622-million purchase by the Qatar Investment Authority comes as the Doha fund increases its investments in the U.S. as the small country on the Arabian Peninsula tries to cope with low global oil and gas prices. The Empire State Realty ...    Full Story »

Brussels Airlines Gives In To Palestinian Pressure And Stops Serving Israeli Halva (7 opinions)

Brussels Airlines Gives In To Palestinian Pressure And Stops Serving Israeli HalvaBrussels Airlines has given in to pro-Palestinian pressure which was seeking to persuade the airline to stop serving Achva brand halva bars, which are manufactured in a plant in Barkan, an industrial center in the Shomron near Ariel. A Palestinian solidarity organization began pressuring the airline, explaining the halva company operates in “occupied Palestinian territory” and as ...    Full Story »

Explorer: No Train or Tunnel at Search Site for Nazi Train

Explorer: No Train or Tunnel at Search Site for Nazi TrainExplorers' great hopes for finding a legendary Nazi "gold train" in Poland appeared dashed Wednesday when, after digging extensively, they admitted they have found "no train, no tunnel" at the site. The legend has sparked a gold rush, drawing in drawn explorers and treasure hunters from across Europe to Poland's southwestern town of Walbrzych, and prompting local authorities to dream ...    Full Story »

Bayit Yehudi Official Filed A Police Complaint Against HaPeles (3 opinions)

Bayit Yehudi Official Filed A Police Complaint Against HaPelesShlomi Tamam, who chairs the Bayit Yehudi part in Holon has filed a police complaint against the HaPeles newspaper after the Yerushalmi-faction affiliated newspaper published a defamatory caricature against Bayit Leumi Deputy Minister Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan and the dati leumi party. Bayit Yehudi Council official Amiad Taub filed the complaint explaining “We deplore the dismissive ...    Full Story »

Trump Son Defends Not Releasing Tax Returns (3 opinions)

Trump Son Defends Not Releasing Tax ReturnsA son of Donald Trump says it would be foolish for his father to release his tax returns. The Republican presidential nominee has broken with precedent by refusing to release them. He says they are being audited and he can't release them until the audit is complete. His son, Eric Trump, said Wednesday on CNBC not much can be learned from tax returns. He said his father's returns ...    Full Story »

Chilul Shabbos And Tel Aviv Stores Back In The News

Chilul Shabbos And Tel Aviv Stores Back In The NewsA committee headed by the Director-General of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) will soon submit its recommendations pertaining to stores operating in Tel Aviv on Shabbos. According to the Galei Tzahal (Army Radio) report, recent Interior Ministers have been unwilling to address this political hot potato regarding stores in Tel Aviv on Shabbos and the matter was given over to the ...    Full Story »
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Mississippi Man to Be Sentenced on Terrorism Charge

Mississippi Man to Be Sentenced on Terrorism ChargeA Mississippi man who tried to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group is scheduled to be sentenced on terrorism charges. Muhammad Dakhlalla of Starkville pleaded guilty in March to one count of conspiring to provide material support to a terrorist organization. U.S. District Judge Sharion Aycock will decide his sentence Wednesday in Oxford, Mississippi. Dakhlalla faces up ...    Full Story »

Police: Soldier Acted Appropriately - His Weapons Is Returned

Police: Soldier Acted Appropriately - His Weapons Is ReturnedEarlier this week, YWN-ISRAEL reported that Jews were assaulted in Akko and an IDF soldier who saw what was taking place, came to the rescue of the victims. The soldier was compelled to draw his weapon to defend the group of ...    Full Story »

Tropical Storm 'Gaston' Forecast to Become a Hurricane in Atlantic

Tropical Storm 'Gaston' Forecast to Become a Hurricane in AtlanticTropical Storm Gaston is gaining strength in the Atlantic and could soon become a hurricane. The storm's maximum sustained winds early Wednesday have increased to near 70 mph (110 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center says additional strengthening is forecast and Gaston is expected to become a hurricane later in the day. Gaston is centered about 975 miles (1,570 kilometers) ...    Full Story »

North Korean Submarine Missile Launch Shows Improved Ability

North Korean Submarine Missile Launch Shows Improved Ability A ballistic missile fired from a North Korean submarine on Wednesday flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles), the longest distance achieved by the North for such a weapon, Seoul officials said, putting all of South Korea, and possibly parts of Japan, within its striking distance. North Korea already has a variety of land-based missiles that can hit South Korea and Japan, including U.S. ...    Full Story »

Ma'adanei Miki Expands Its Salmonella Recall

Ma'adanei Miki Expands Its Salmonella RecallLast week, the Ma’adanei Miki Company that produces smoked fish products and salads announced a recall following the detection of salmonella. Last week’s recall addressed packages of its smoked salmon packaged for ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Palisades Parkway Police Write Tickets To Chaveirim For Changing Flat At Rest Stop (11 opinions)

Sources tell YWN that a Williamsburg Chaveirim Volunteer was issued summonses for having a friend of his change his tire in the first gas station on the Palisades Parkway in New Jersey. The Palisades Police have a long history of being an arrogant, ...    Full Story »

Foundation Donors Who Met, Talked With Clinton While Secretary Of State (6 opinions)

Foundation Donors Who Met, Talked With Clinton While Secretary Of StateHillary Clinton met or talked by phone with at least 154 people from private interests, such as corporations, during her time as secretary of the state. More than half those people had donated either personally or through companies or groups to the Clinton Foundation or pledged to donate to specific programs through the charity's international arm. Among them: —Joseph Duffey, ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Arabs Beat Elderly Chareidi Man In Ramat Gan (2 opinions)

PHOTOS: Arabs Beat Elderly Chareidi Man In Ramat Gan[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Hashem Yerachem: A chareidi man in his eighties was found in the bushes of Merom N’vei Park in Ramat Gan on Wednesday afternoon, 20 Menachem Av. The man exhibited bruises and soft tissue injuries. He was not conscious when EMS responders arrived on the scene. Ichud (United) Hatzalah responded within minutes and personnel began treating and ...    Full Story »

Horrified By Trump, Democrats Getting Nostalgic About Romney (2 opinions)

Horrified By Trump, Democrats Getting Nostalgic About RomneyWhen President Barack Obama ran for re-election, Democrats made no secret of their disdain for Mitt Romney. That was all before Donald Trump. Horrified by the prospect of Trump in the White House, Obama and his party have changed their tune about Romney. As they denounce Trump as "unhinged" and unfit, they're getting nostalgic about the 2012 Republican nominee they now describe as ...    Full Story »

Italy Earthquake Kills Dozens, Reduces Towns to Rubble

Italy Earthquake Kills Dozens, Reduces Towns to RubbleA strong earthquake in central Italy reduced three towns to rubble as people slept early Wednesday, with reports that as many as 50 people were killed and hundreds injured as rescue crews raced to dig out survivors. The toll was likely to rise as crews reached homes in more remote hamlets where the scenes were apocalyptic "like Dante's Inferno," according to one witness. "The town ...    Full Story »

Police: Man Shouts 'Allahu Akbar' in Australian Knife Attack (1 opinions)

Police: Man Shouts 'Allahu Akbar' in Australian Knife AttackA French man shouting the Arabic phrase "Allahu akbar" stabbed a British woman to death and wounded two men in an attack at a hostel in northeast Australia, police said Wednesday. The 29-year-old suspect did not have any known links to the Islamic State group and appeared to have acted alone, Queensland Police Deputy Commissioner Steve Gollschewski said. Police were trying to ...    Full Story »


Video of Interest: Camp Agudah Concert 2016 - Featuring Avraham Fried And Benny Friedman

This is a video of the Camp Agudah 2016 Concert which took place on August 18, 2016 featuring Avraham Fried, Benny Friedman, and the Meshorerim Choir. Music by Sympinny Band.

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Video of Interest: Thermal Scan Shows F-35 Fighter Jet In Flight

Lockheed Martin's F-35B Lightning II made its the international airshow debut at the Farnborough airshow. It was all captured on a thermal camera.

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WATCH: Rep. Collins Tells CNN That Trump Immigration Stance Not A Flip-Flop

Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY) defends GOP nominee Donald Trump's immigration stance and insists the candidate is not flip-flopping on the issue.

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