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VIDEO: PM Netanyahu Meets with US Rep. Dana Rohrabacher & US Rep. Gregory Meeks

VIDEO: PM Netanyahu Meets with US Rep. Dana Rohrabacher & US Rep. Gregory Meeks
[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday 6 Elul met with US Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) and US Rep. Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY) and told them "We’re closely following the events on the Golan Heights where al-Nusra terrorists have kidnapped UN peacekeepers. What we see is that al-Nusra, Hamas, Hizbullah– backed by Iran, al-Qaeda and these other terrorists groups are basically defying all international norms, breaking them whether in Lebanon, in Syria or in Gaza. “And I think the UN would do itself a ...

NYPD Warns of New Phone Scam

NYPD Warns of New Phone ScamThe following is from the NYPD Weekly Crime Prevention Tip: Police are warning residents about the "one-ring phone scam," which uses auto-dialers to target cell phone numbers across the country. The danger to consumers is not in receiving the call, but in calling back. Scammers let the phone ring once and then hang up, prompting a missed call notification on phones. When an ...    Full Story »

Piron Closing Chareidi Classes in Controversial Beit Shemesh School

Piron Closing Chareidi Classes in Controversial Beit Shemesh SchoolEducation Minister Rabbi Shai Piron has announced he has decided to close the classrooms given to a chareidi girl’s school in the non-frum שפות ותרבות School in Beit Shemesh. He stated the girl’s school is operating illegally and the decision made by Beit Shemesh City Hall was done without consulting with the appropriate ministry officials. Tatiana Eilouz, who heads the ...    Full Story »

Boro Park: 88-Year-Old Woman Assaulted On Steps Of Her Home; NYPD Looking For Suspect

Boro Park: 88-Year-Old Woman Assaulted On Steps Of Her Home; NYPD Looking For SuspectNew York City police are looking for a man suspected of attacking an 88-year-old woman as she sat on the front stoop of her Boro Park home. Police say a man in his 20s, dressed in a red sweatshirt, approached the victim at about 3:45 p.m. Saturday. The NYPS tells YWN that the suspect approached the 88-year-old female victim as she sat on the stoop in front of her residence. As the ...    Full Story »

Israeli Wounded in a Shomron Stabbing Attack (1 opinions)

Israeli Wounded in a Shomron Stabbing AttackAn Israeli who was driving Arab laborers was stabbed by his passengers, who then made off with his vehicle. The attack occurred as he was dropping them off at the entrance to PA (Palestinian Authority) controlled Kalkilye. The wounded man was brought to the Eyal Checkpoint where he received preliminary treatment. Earlier in the day, an Arab motorist tried to run over soldiers at that ...    Full Story »

Some Fear Auto Industry Returning to Bad Habits (1 opinions)

Some Fear Auto Industry Returning to Bad HabitsBig discounts. Six- or seven-year loans, in some cases to buyers who would have been turned down in the past. As the auto industry strives to sustain its post-recession comeback, car companies are resorting to tactics that some experts warn will lead to trouble down the road. Vehicle discounts have risen 5.5 percent from a year ago. More than a quarter of new buyers are choosing ...    Full Story »

Woodbourne Shul Closes On Its Greatest Season Yet

Woodbourne Shul Closes On Its Greatest Season YetHistoric Congregation Bnai Israel on Route 52 in Woodbourne closed its doors – at least officially – last Sunday, August 31st, on its fifth and most successful season yet. While last summer saw 80,000 mispallelim pass through the shul’s doors, regulars at the shul insist that the volume doubled this summer. The shul, which had fallen into disrepair due to the changing ...    Full Story »
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NY Rep. Grimm's Trial Set For December

NY Rep. Grimm's Trial Set For DecemberA judge has scheduled New York Congressman Michael Grimm's tax evasion trial for December. U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen told lawyers at a hearing on Tuesday that jury selection will begin Dec. 1. She rejected defense arguments that the trial should be put off until next year. He is running for re-election this year. The Republican congressman was indicted earlier this year. ...    Full Story »

Turkey's PM Rules Out Normalized Relations with Israel (3 opinions)

Turkey's PM Rules Out Normalized Relations with IsraelTurkish Prime Minister Recep Ahmet Davutoglu on Monday 6 Elul announced he does not envision a return to normalized diplomatic relations with Israel. The newly-elected prime minister explained that diplomatic ties with Israel cannot exist for as long as the Jewish state attacks Gazan and continues its blockade. Davutoglu served as Turkey’s foreign minister under Tayyip Erdogan. ...    Full Story »

Home Depot Investigates Data Breach

Home Depot Investigates Data BreachHome Depot is investigating a potential credit card data breach. The Atlanta home improvement retailer told The Associated Press Tuesday that it's looking into "unusual activity" and that it's working with both banks and law enforcement. The possible data breach was first reported by Brian Krebs of Krebs on Security, a website that focuses on cyber security. Krebs said multiple ...    Full Story »

Steven Sotloff Was Second Jewish-American Journalist To Be Beheaded By Muslim Terrorists (5 opinions)

Steven Sotloff Was Second Jewish-American Journalist To Be Beheaded By Muslim Terrorists Steven Sotloff, who was purportedly beheaded in a video released by ISIS on Tuesday afternoon, was not the first American-Jewish journalist to be executed by Muslim terrorists. In 2002, Daniel Pearl was kidnapped and beheaded by Al-Qaida while reporting for the Wall Street Journal in Karachi, Pakistan. Although YWN has been unable to independently verify if Sotloff was Jewish or not, ...    Full Story »

2016-ers Jockey Even Before Congressional Elections

2016-ers Jockey Even Before Congressional ElectionsOne set of elections ends in early November as another begins when presidential hopefuls cross the unofficial starting line in the 2016 race for the White House. With control of the Senate at stake, the months leading up to the mid-term elections offer a clearer window on a crowd of potential presidential candidates already jockeying for position from Nevada to New Hampshire. Their ...    Full Story »

VIDEOS: Education Ministry Orders the Closure of Controversial Beit Shemesh School (7 opinions)

VIDEOS: Education Ministry Orders the Closure of Controversial Beit Shemesh School[VIDEOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] The conflict in a Beit Shemesh school being shared by chareidim and non-religious students has snowballed rapidly into a major national news story. Since the city’s municipal elections ...    Full Story »

More Speed Cameras Near NYC Schools

More Speed Cameras Near NYC SchoolsNew York City is installing more speed cameras near schools. The announcement was made Tuesday outside Public School 95 in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Department of Transportation has classified the area as a high-crash corridor. Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg says drivers should take heed as students return to school on Thursday. New York City ...    Full Story »

BREAKING: Video Purports To Show ISIS Beheading US Journalist Steven Sotloff (5 opinions)

BREAKING: Video Purports To Show ISIS Beheading US Journalist Steven SotloffAn Internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group. Sotloff, who freelanced for Time and Foreign Policy magazines, had last been seen in Syrian in August 2013 until he appeared in a video released online last month by the Islamic State group that showed the beheading of fellow American journalist James Foley. Dressed in an ...    Full Story »

Knesset to Discuss the Economic Ramifications of Operation Protective Edge

Knesset to Discuss the Economic Ramifications of Operation Protective EdgeHaving gathered the required 25 signatures to compel a special session, the Knesset on Thursday 9 Elul will hold a session to discuss the economic ramifications of Operation Protective Edge, which lasted for fifty days. The discussion will surround the program to fortify Sderot and Gaza border communities as well as the problems faced by residents of cities including Ashkelon, Ashdod ...    Full Story »

Monday 6 Elul: Arab Terror Timeline (1 opinions)

Monday 6 Elul: Arab Terror TimelineFollowing is a partial listing of Arab terror attacks that occurred on Monday, 6 Elul 5774. 21:26: A toddler was injured by glass shards after a bus traveling on Uzi Narkiss Blvd. was hit with stones. The child was taken to Hadassah Mt. Scopus Hospital. 20:55: A firebomb was hurled at a bus at Tapuach Jct. in Shomron. The bus driver was lightly injured. 18:35: Rocks were ...    Full Story »

Committee Calls for a Central Israel Police Dispatch Center Following Kidnapping Of 3 Yeshiva Boys (1 opinions)

Committee Calls for a Central Israel Police Dispatch Center Following Kidnapping Of 3 Yeshiva BoysFollowing the mishandling of the call for help following the kidnapping of the three kedoshim on the eve of 15 Sivan, a probe was launched headed by Deputy Police Chief Nissim Mor. That probe led to a number of recommendations led by the recommendation to shut down seven dispatch centers and to replace them with one central system dispatch for the entire 100 police network. When one ...    Full Story »

Lubavitcher Running for Senator (3 opinions)

Lubavitcher Running for SenatorMendy (Menachem) Raitport, born and raised in Brooklyn and a Lubavitch resident of Crown Heights, has announced that he is running for election as State Senator in New York's 20th District. Owner of a butcher shop on Kingston Avenue in Crown Heights, Raitport is running under the Conservative banner, and says he has the qualifications necessary to be an effective voice of the people ...    Full Story »

Iran Says It Disrupts Nuclear Plots (1 opinions)

Iran Says It Disrupts Nuclear PlotsIran has disrupted plots by foreign spies to recruit its nuclear experts and stopped sabotage attempts through faulty foreign equipment supplied for its facilities, the deputy head of the Islamic Republic's nuclear department told The Associated Press. The comments by Asghar Zarean, who is in charge of security for Iran's nuclear program, came during a visit by an AP team to Iran's ...    Full Story »

New York AG: Bank Didn't Lend to Blacks in Buffalo (3 opinions)

New York AG: Bank Didn't Lend to Blacks in BuffaloA bank refused to offer mortgages to African-Americans living in Buffalo, New York's attorney general said in a lawsuit that he said was part of a wider investigation into an illegal practice known as redlining. Evans Bank violated fair housing and discrimination laws by intentionally denying services and products to Buffalo's east side, home to more than 75 percent of the city's ...    Full Story »

Lapid: Chareidi Men & Arab Women Will Join the Workforce (5 opinions)

Lapid: Chareidi Men & Arab Women Will Join the WorkforceFinance Minister Yair Lapid shared his vision for the 2015 state budget with participants in an economic conference. He explained that he prefers not to increase taxes, for doing so every time there is a national budgetary need places additional burdens on taxpayers. Lapid stated that instead of another tax increase, the deficit may be increased while the nation’s defense needs are ...    Full Story »

Tuesday Morning News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael

Tuesday Morning News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael· The IDF Homefront Command is beginning a preparedness exercise at 19:00 in Ashkelon that will continue until 02:00 on Thursday. Soldiers taking part will be wearing protective suits. · A 2½-year-old sustained light injuries when Arabs hurled rocks at a bus on Uzi Narkiss Blvd. in Yerushalayim on Monday night. The child was transported to Hadassah Mt. Scopus Hospital, injured ...    Full Story »

Car Smashes Through IDF Checkpoint: Driver Shot Dead [UPDATED 6:12PM IL] (2 opinions)

Car Smashes Through IDF Checkpoint: Driver Shot Dead [UPDATED 6:12PM IL]An Arab driver smashed through an IDF Checkpoint in the Kalkilye region of Shomron on Tuesday afternoon 7 Elul 5774. The driver ignored warning shots. Soldiers fired at the vehicle, killing the driver. B’chasdei Hashem there are no reports of injuries among IDF soldiers. There is no additional information being reported at this time. 18:12: It is now reported the driver is in ...    Full Story »

Tuesday Tech Review: Filtering Your Mobile Devices - Continued (8 opinions)

Tuesday Tech Review: Filtering Your Mobile Devices - Continued First and foremost, I want to clarify the purpose of this column. I am not claiming to be the biggest expert in technology. As a matter of fact, when it comes to technology (as with many other things), the more you know, the more you realize you don’t know. This column was created as a tool to get information about technology to the frum community. If anyone has information that they ...    Full Story »
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Iran Unveils New Surface-to-Air Missile, Radars (1 opinions)

Iran Unveils New Surface-to-Air Missile, RadarsIran on Tuesday unveiled a new surface-to-air missile and two radar systems it claims will boost the country’s defense capabilities. Air defense chief Gen. Farzad Esmaili said the Talash-3, or Endeavor-3 missile will enable Iranian forces to “shoot down any hostile target,” even at high altitudes. Speaking on state TV, he said the missile was successfully test-fired recently. ...    Full Story »

NYC: G Train Service Restored After Sandy Repairs

NYC: G Train Service Restored After Sandy RepairsNew York City subway riders are getting back service on the G train between Brooklyn and Queens. The return of service comes as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority reopens a tunnel Tuesday that was heavily damaged by Superstorm Sandy. The Greenpoint tunnel has been closed for five weeks for repairs. Shuttle buses were provided between G stops in Queens and Brooklyn during ...    Full Story »

Troopers Urge Drivers To Watch For School Buses

Troopers Urge Drivers To Watch For School BusesWith children heading back to school this week, state police are urging New Yorkers to support the AAA's annual "School's Open-Drive Carefully" campaign. The campaign alerts motorists to the risks to school-age children from motor vehicle crashes, the leading cause of death for children from 5 to 14 years old. Troop B Commander Maj. Richard Smith said drivers need to be extra ...    Full Story »

New Jersey: $2.4B Revel Casino In Atlantic City Shuts Down After Just 2 Years (1 opinions)

New Jersey: $2.4B Revel Casino In Atlantic City Shuts Down After Just 2 YearsRevel Casino Hotel opened with a bang a little more than two years ago amid high hopes of turning around Atlantic City's struggling casino market. But the $2.4 billion resort went out with a whimper in the wee hours of the morning Tuesday, as its casino closed one day after the hotel checked out its last guest. The property that debuted at sunrise on April 2, 2012, with its ...    Full Story »

Ex-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Joins Investment Bank As Managing Director (1 opinions)

Ex-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Joins Investment Bank As Managing DirectorFormer House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has a new job as vice chairman and managing director of a global independent investment bank. New York-based Moelis & Company announced Cantor's appointment Tuesday in a news release. Cantor lost his re-election bid in the June primary and left Congress in August. The Virginia Republican had served seven terms representing the state's ...    Full Story »


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