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Housing Minister Galant: Our Policy Is Not To Build In Yehuda And Shomron

Housing Minister Galant: Our Policy Is Not To Build In Yehuda And Shomron
Housing Minister (Kulanu) Yoav Galant during a closed NYC meeting with heads of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations announced the current administration’s policy is not to build in Yehuda and Shomron and he is fine with this policy. Galant, a retired IDF major-general, member of the Security Cabinet, explained Israel must take a diplomatic initiative in Yehuda and Shomron even if compelled to act unilaterally, without PA (Palestinian Authority) cooperation. The information is based on a Haaretz report, with ...

Night Raid In Yitzhar, Four Administrative Orders Served

Night Raid In Yitzhar, Four Administrative Orders ServedOn the night of Wednesday 10 Iyar and police forces raided Yitzhar and served four students of Yeshivat Od Yosef Chai, two of them minors, with administrative orders banning them from entering Yehuda and Shomron. The two minors were served with orders banning them from entering Yehuda and Shomron for six months. One of them is allowed to enter the community of his residence in Gush ...    Full Story »

Rav Lazer Brody shlit”a in Monsey and Borough Park, This Sunday and Monday

Night Raid In Yitzhar, Four Administrative Orders Served[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Starting this Sunday, Breslev Israel will be launching “The Ultimate You” summer tour, featuring Rav Lazer Brody shlit”a. This emuna tour will be an exciting launch in a new direction for those who have seen Rav Brody previously. The tour will launch in Monsey on May 29. It will continue to Borough Park on Monday, then on to Cleveland, ...    Full Story »

Reshet Bet Poll: Kahlon, Ya'alon And Saar Win Elections Big Time (1 opinions)

Reshet Bet Poll: Kahlon, Ya'alon And Saar Win Elections Big TimeReshet Bet Radio on Friday 19 Iyar released a poll that includes a new centrist party, with the latter emerging the big winner. The new party is comprised of former Likud and Kulanu officials including Gideon Saar, Moshe Ya’alon and Moshe Kahlon, earning 25 seats. The Likud party only earns 21 seats and Yair Lapid’s Yesh Atid party, which showed 20 seats in previous polls, is down ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Ohr Somayach Presents - Shavuos; ‘The Sinai Experience, Today’

Watch this unique presentation featuring Ohr Somayach’s lecturers Rabbi Yaakov Asher Sinclair, Rabbi Tzvi Wainstein and Rabbi Peretz Segal This presentation, delivered on the main campus at Yeshivas Ohr Somayach in Yerushalayim, will infuse the viewer ...    Full Story »

Dozens Of Security Forces Catch Three Youths Studying At Givat Geulat Tzion

Dozens Of Security Forces Catch Three Youths Studying At Givat Geulat TzionResidents of the Geulat Tzion hilltop community in the Shilo Bloc report that the Shin Bet and the police have been harassing them since the beginning of May on a daily basis, including carrying out raids and detentions with the intent to close the yeshiva at the site. Until the week of Sunday, 7 Iyar, every day the Binyamin Brigade Commander issued a closed military zone order for the ...    Full Story »

Bernie Sanders: Democratic Primary 'Just A Dumb Process' (2 opinions)

Bernie Sanders: Democratic Primary 'Just A Dumb Process'Sen. Bernie Sanders is not a fan of the Democratic primary process. In an interview with CBS’ “Face the Nation,” the Democratic presidential candidate called it a “dumb process.” “What has upset me, and what I think is — I wouldn’t use the word ‘rigged’ because we knew what the rules were — but what is really dumb, is that you have closed primaries, like in ...    Full Story »

Gafne: Chareidim Send Their Worst To Knesset While Secularists Send Their Best (2 opinions)

Gafne: Chareidim Send Their Worst To Knesset While Secularists Send Their BestMK Moshe Gafne, Chairman of the Knesset Finance Committee on Sunday morning 21 Iyar spoke with Kol Chai Radio’s Mordechai Lavi. He addressed issues pertaining to bringing chareidim into the nation’s workforce. His message during the lengthy interview was simple. He explained that after 27 years of Knesset service he is quite certain of his conclusions, and it is clear to him that ...    Full Story »

Today in Boro Park - Arab Village Rescuer & Cult Survivor Event with Yad L'Achim

Today in Boro Park - Arab Village Rescuer & Cult Survivor Event with Yad L'AchimA member of a Yad L'Achim rescue team who has delivered Jewish women and children from Arab villages and a former cult member who has made his way back to Judaism will be appearing in New York to tell their stories! Don't miss these important community events in your neighborhood (BORO PARK, FLATBUSH. MONSEY, QUEENS, AND FIVE TOWNS / FAR ROCKAWAY). Yoav Goldfein, a Yad L'Achim ...    Full Story »

Six Sisters Stand Strong (2 opinions)

Six Sisters Stand Strong[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] We were just an ordinary family, six sisters sandwiching one brother. With three married daughters and 8 grandchildren, our parents were in the prime of their lives, shepping nachas from the grandchildren while busily raising their three daughters still at home. In her “free time”, our mother volunteered for many community organizations, not turning down ...    Full Story »

13-Year-Old Accused Of Giving Younger Brother Loaded Gun He Brought To School (1 opinions)

13-Year-Old Accused Of Giving Younger Brother Loaded Gun He Brought To SchoolA 13-year-old boy was arrested after police accused him of giving his 8-year-old brother a loaded gun that he brought to school. Investigators said the younger brother took the gun to P.S. 91 The Albany Avenue School, at 532 Albany Ave. in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, on Friday during Spirit Day. The boy was discovered with a loaded .380 Taurus handgun, police said. The children were ...    Full Story »

Opposition Calls On Finance Minister Kahlon To Follow Gabbai's Lead

Opposition Calls On Finance Minister Kahlon To Follow Gabbai's LeadMembers of the Knesset opposition are calling on Kulanu party leader Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon to follow the actions of Environmental Affairs Minister Avi Gabbai, who announced his resignation on Friday. Gabbai is a minister ...    Full Story »

For Sanders Supporters Still Packing Rallies, It's About The Experience, Not The Math

For Sanders Supporters Still Packing Rallies, It's About The Experience, Not The MathRaymok Ketema is pretty sure Bernie Sanders won't win the Democratic presidential nomination. She knows Hillary Clinton's delegate lead is virtually insurmountable and that even a Sanders victory in the California primary on June 7 probably won't be enough to propel him to the top of the party's ticket. Yet the 22-year old University of California Santa Barbara student was in line at ...    Full Story »

Bennett Shows No Signs Of Backing Down In Demands

Bennett Shows No Signs Of Backing Down In DemandsBayit Yehudi party leader Education Minister Naftali Bennet remains defiant in his determination to have a military secretary appointed to the cabinet. Many feel that despite the merits of his plan, presenting yet another ultimatum to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was not the way to go. However, Bennett is not backing down and vows his party will vote against the deal signed last ...    Full Story »

Iran's Holocaust Denial Is Part Of A Malevolent Strategy

Iran's Holocaust Denial Is Part Of A Malevolent StrategyThe Islamic Republic of Iran held another Holocaust cartoon festival this month, inviting the usual despicable cast of characters. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif assured the New Yorker that although the event would proceed, Iran would ensure that the "people who have preached racial hatred and violence will not be invited." Evidently, Zarif believes there are Holocaust deniers ...    Full Story »

Talks Break Down Between PM Netanyahu And Naftali Bennett (1 opinions)

Talks Break Down Between PM Netanyahu And Naftali BennettAccording to a Channel 10 News report, if Bayit Yehudi ministers remain adamant regarding the party’s demand to appoint a military secretary to cabinet, they will be dismissed from their cabinet posts. The report comes as intensive talks are ongoing between representatives of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Naftali Bennett to reach a solution surrounding Bennett’s demands. ...    Full Story »

Hatzolah Of Mill Basin 10th Annual Online Auction

Hatzolah Of Mill Basin 10th Annual Online AuctionHatzolah of Mill Basin is having their Online Auction in memory of Evelyn Racer a"h on June 5th 2016! Prizes include $3,600 Cash, Tickets to Israel, $1,000 to Bloomingdale's and much more!  IT IS NO SECRET THAT HATZOLAH’S PRE-HOSPITAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL TREATMENT PARALLELS NO OTHER. OUR DEDICATED VOLUNTEERS ...    Full Story »

Egypt Brings In Specialized Deep Search Ship For Egyptair Hunt

Egypt Brings In Specialized Deep Search Ship For Egyptair HuntEgyptian authorities hired a deep ocean survey and recovery company to join the hunt for wreckage of the EgyptAir jet that went down over the eastern Mediterranean last week as new satellite evidence emerged to help narrow down the likely crash site. Egypt's civil aviation ministry signed the agreement on Friday with Deep Ocean Search Ltd., according to a statement from France's air ...    Full Story »

Bayit Yehudi Announces A Willingness To Go To Elections (1 opinions)

Bayit Yehudi Announces A Willingness To Go To ElectionsJustice Minister Ayelet Shaked on Sunday morning 21 Iyar announced her party’s ultimatum regarding the terms of backing the coalition deal with Avigdor Lieberman. Bayit Yehudi announces it remains firm on its insistence regarding the appointment ...    Full Story »

WWII Plane Pulled From Hudson After Crash That Killed Pilot

WWII Plane Pulled From Hudson After Crash That Killed PilotPolice divers and Army Corps of Engineers personnel retrieved the wreckage of a World War II plane from the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey on Saturday after the vintage aircraft crashed during a promotional flight, killing the pilot. The P-47 Thunderbolt crashed Friday during a promotion for the American Airpower Museum, which is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the ...    Full Story »

Poll: Interest, Not Excitement In White House Race (2 opinions)

Poll: Interest, Not Excitement In White House RaceMary Heintzelman shakes her head in disgust over the presidential election. "I don't think we have a candidate that's really suitable to be president in either party," says Heintzelman, an administrative assistant from Whitehall, Pennsylvania. Her son suggests she write in a candidate when she votes in November, but the 68-year-old says despondently, "I don't even know who to write ...    Full Story »

New Haifa University Study On Children With High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder (1 opinions)

New Haifa University Study On Children With High-Functioning Autism Spectrum DisorderThe new study found that children with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder integrated in regular schools find it difficult to perform writing tasks. This can impair their academic achievements, social availability, and self-confidence. Prof. Sara Rosenblum, who authored the study, comments: “The education system addresses reading skills, but there is insufficient attention to ...    Full Story »

Trump Encourages Rubio to Run Again for Senate (4 opinions)

Trump Encourages Rubio to Run Again for SenateDonald Trump is adding his voice to the growing chorus of Republicans encouraging Marco Rubio to run for re-election to the Senate. Trump derided Rubio as "Little Marco" on the presidential campaign trail and remarked in March that "the people of Florida can't stand him. He couldn't get elected dogcatcher." But now Trump says over Twitter that polling shows Rubio has the best ...    Full Story »

Congress' Grade So Far? Incomplete at Best

Congress' Grade So Far? Incomplete at BestCongress is racing toward its summer break, but like a procrastinating college kid it has tons of work to catch up on to avoid a report card laden with grades of incomplete or even worse. An abbreviated work period this month produced mixed results at best — Congress exited Washington without acting on funding the battle against the Zika virus, for starters — and a full plate ...    Full Story »

500 China-Israeli B2B Meetings Held During Israeli Biomed Conference

500 China-Israeli B2B Meetings Held During Israeli Biomed ConferenceThe world renowned Israeli Biomed Conference hosts representatives of leading companies, senior lecturers and hundreds of guests involved in the life sciences from Israel and around the world every year. The events of Israel Biomed Week enable Israeli companies to create business ties and opportunities and to maximize exposure for their most innovative products and developments. As ...    Full Story »

Egypt Says Search For Crashed EgyptAir Plane Narrows

Egypt Says Search For Crashed EgyptAir Plane NarrowsThe search for the EgyptAir plane which crashed last week killing all 66 people on board has narrowed to a 5-kilometer-wide area in the Mediterranean Sea, based on signals from the craft's emergency beacon, Egypt's chief investigator said. The chief investigator, Ayman al-Moqadem, said late Thursday that Airbus had given Egyptian authorities information on the Emergency Locator ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Israeli Leaders Honor 100 Years Of American Jewry's Contributions To The State Of Israel At First-Ever Knesset Ceremony

PHOTOS: Israeli Leaders Honor 100 Years Of American Jewry's Contributions To The State Of Israel At First-Ever Knesset Ceremony[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Top Israeli public officials and leaders gathered this afternoon at the Knesset to honor 100 years of American Jewry's contribution to the State of Israel. Attendees included Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Leader of the Opposition Isaac Herzog, Chairman of the Jewish Agency Natan Sharansky and US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro. The ...    Full Story »

Honenu: Youths Detained For Asking Arab Policeman To Identify Himself (3 opinions)

Honenu: Youths Detained For Asking Arab Policeman To Identify HimselfOn the afternoon of Wednesday 10 Iyar, Jerusalem Magistrate Court Judge Keren Miller accepted the opinion of Honenu Attorney Rehavia Piltz and ordered the release of two youths detained the previous day in the Har Tzion area of Jerusalem on suspicion of disturbing a policeman in the line of duty and insulting a policeman. On the afternoon of Tuesday 9 Iyar the Arab policeman ...    Full Story »

Fender's Agency Fair Draws Many Residents

Fender's Agency Fair Draws Many ResidentsSenator Simcha Felder sponsored an Agency Fair today at the Midwood Library where nearly two hundred community members turned out to take advantage of available services. Representatives were on hand from numerous New York City, State and non-profit organizations including The American Italian Cancer Foundation, Brooklyn Housing, COJO Flatbush, FDNY, Hamaspik, National Grid, the NYC ...    Full Story »

Rubio, Under GOP Pressure, Opens Door To Seeking New Term (1 opinions)

Rubio, Under GOP Pressure, Opens Door To Seeking New TermSen. Marco Rubio on Thursday opened the door a crack to staying in the Senate next year amid a concerted effort by his Republican colleagues to push him to run for re-election. The Florida Republican's decision could be crucial to keeping the Senate in Republican hands, given that none of the many Republicans running for his seat have Rubio's name recognition or fundraising prowess ...    Full Story »
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Defense Secretary Discusses Concerns in South China Sea

Defense Secretary Discusses Concerns in South China SeaDefense Secretary Ashton Carter says China could be erecting "a great wall of self-isolation" with its increasingly provocative moves against its neighbors. Carter focused on the Asia-Pacific region Friday in his commencement speech at the U.S. Naval Academy. He says America's allies and partners are voicing concerns about China's activity, both publicly and privately, and at the ...    Full Story »

German Minister Supports A Jewish Delegate On Art Restitution Commission (1 opinions)

German Minister Supports A Jewish Delegate On Art Restitution CommissionMonika Grütters, Germany's minister of culture, supports incorporating a member of the Jewish community in Germany's "Advisory Commission on the return of cultural property seized as a result of Nazi persecution, especially Jewish property", known as the "Limbach commission" named after its chairman, Prof. Dr. Jutta Limbach, the former head of the German Federal Constitutional Court. ...    Full Story »

NY State Police To Deploy Quick Response Mobile Command Vehicles To Enhance Emergency Response

NY State Police To Deploy Quick Response Mobile Command Vehicles To Enhance Emergency Response[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] New York State Police Superintendent Joseph A. D’Amico today announced the State has acquired three new quick response mobile command and communications vehicles outfitted with advanced, state of the art technology that will greatly enhance communication and coordination between first responders at emergency scenes and large public events. The three ...    Full Story »

NYC Gets OK To Issue Salt-Warning Fines As Lawsuit Continues (1 opinions)

NYC Gets OK To Issue Salt-Warning Fines As Lawsuit ContinuesNew York City plans to start enforcing a first-of-its-kind requirement for chain restaurants to use icons to warn patrons of salty foods after getting an appeals court's go-ahead Thursday to start issuing fines. But it's not the final word on whether the regulation will stand. The novel rule took effect in December, and some eateries already have added the requisite salt-shaker-like ...    Full Story »

NYPD Make Arrest in Shooting Death of Governor's Aide

NYPD Make Arrest in Shooting Death of Governor's AideNew York City police say they've made an arrest in the death of an aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who was caught in the crossfire between two gangs last year. Carey Gabay was shot in the head in September during a pre-dawn party celebrating the West Indian Day Parade. The 43-year-old Harvard-educated lawyer was a first deputy general counsel at the Empire State Development ...    Full Story »

'Never Hillary' Unifies Republicans Squeamish About Trump (3 opinions)

'Never Hillary' Unifies Republicans Squeamish About TrumpDonald Trump's best ally in winning over skeptical Republicans is turning out to be Hillary Clinton. Having overcome a multimillion-dollar "Never Trump" campaign aimed at blocking him from the Republican nomination, he's now benefiting from a wave of GOP donors, party leaders, voters and conservative groups that are uniting under a new banner: "Never Hillary." "Nothing unites ...    Full Story »

Trump Agrees To Debate Sanders But Sets Stiff Price (1 opinions)

Trump Agrees To Debate Sanders But Sets Stiff PriceDonald Trump has provisionally accepted Bernie Sanders' proposal to debate, but the billionaire is setting a high price for participating. His condition: The hosting TV network would have to put up millions of dollars for charity. Representatives for Fox News, ABC News and CBS News say the networks are interested in hosting such a showdown but would not comment on whether they'd be ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: El Al Flight 001 To NYC Made An Emergency Landing In Norway Due To A Medical Emergency On Board (4 opinions)

PHOTOS: El Al Flight 001 To NYC Made An Emergency Landing In Norway Due To A Medical Emergency On Board[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] An El Al flight 001 traveling from Ben-Gurion International Airport to New York City’s JKF International Airport was compelled to make an unscheduled landing in Norway due to a medical emergency on board the flight. Reports signaled the flight would be arriving in New York on Friday afternoon at about 2:00PM. (YWN – Israel Desk, ...    Full Story »

THANK YOU: YWN Reaches 25K Followers On @TheYeshivaWorld Instagram Account

THANK YOU: YWN Reaches 25K Followers On @TheYeshivaWorld Instagram AccountWe thank all of you who follow @TheYeshivaWorld on Instagram , and look forward to continuing to bring you the fastest breaking news 24 hours a day. For close to 11 years YWN has been the leader of news to the Frum world on the Internet, catering to our devoted readership of hundreds of thousands of readers - ...    Full Story »

Environment Affairs Minister Avi Gabbai Resigns Over Lieberman Deal (1 opinions)

Environment Affairs Minister Avi Gabbai Resigns Over Lieberman DealEnvironmental Affairs Minister (Kulanu) Avi Gabbai on erev Shabbos 19 Iyar held a press conference, during which he announced he is resigning from the cabinet. Gabbai explained that while he understands the importance of his post, the deal signed with the Yisrael Beitenu party this week by which Avigdor Lieberman will become Minister of Defense is more than he can stand. He also ...    Full Story »


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