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Toyota Announces Recalls For Defective Air Bags, Canisters

Toyota Announces Recalls For Defective Air Bags, CanistersToyota announced Wednesday it is recalling 1.43 million vehicles for defective air bags and another 2.87 million vehicles for faulty fuel emissions controls. Toyota Motor Corp. said it has not received any reports of injuries or fatalities related to either recall. Some 932,000 vehicles are involved in both recalls, so the total number of affected vehicles is 3.37 million. The ...    Full Story »

She Has Suffered Enough-Help An Orphaned Kallah Walk to Her Chuppah With Joy

Toyota Announces Recalls For Defective Air Bags, Canisters[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Dear Friend, The wails of an unfortunate orphan have reached us, her cries tear at our hearts; to be silent is impossible. We must help her right now and set her on her feet in order that she be able to establish a bayis neeman b’Yisroel. This girl has suffered so much in recent years. She has gone through tremendous difficulties, grief, and ...    Full Story »

Turkish Airlines Resuming Flights To Israel

Turkish Airlines Resuming Flights To IsraelTurkish Airlines on Wednesday afternoon 23 Sivan announced the Istanbul Airport has almost resumed regular operations following the devastating suicide bombing attack. Flight TK778 was announced ready to depart from Istanbul at 6:00PM for ...    Full Story »

Israel's Cabinet Approves Reconciliation Deal With Turkey

Israel's Cabinet Approves Reconciliation Deal With TurkeyThe cabinet on Wednesday, 23 Sivan, voted to approve the draft agreement to restore diplomatic ties between Israel and Turkey. As indicating they would, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked and Education Minister Naftali Bennett voted against the agreement. According to a Haaretz report quoting two cabinet ministers anonymously, the agreement is three ...    Full Story »

New York Airport Security Increased After Istanbul Attack

New York Airport Security Increased After Istanbul AttackAdditional police officers are being deployed to airports in New York City and New Jersey after an attack at an airport in Istanbul, Turkey. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said Tuesday that travelers should expect to see officers with tactical weapons patrolling at New York's John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia airports and at New Jersey's Newark International ...    Full Story »

Foreign Ministry: No Israeli Nationals Missing In Turkey

Foreign Ministry: No Israeli Nationals Missing In TurkeyFollowing the devastating terror attack in the Istanbul Airport that left dozens dead and over 140 injured, Israel’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday morning 23 Sivan announced there are no missing ...    Full Story »

Rockland Residents in State of GO! On Behalf Of Chaveirim

Rockland Residents in State of GO! On Behalf Of ChaveirimMonsey, NY—Tuesday, June 28 The most anticipated 24-hour Charidy campaign ever is going on RIGHT NOW, as the communities of Monsey, Airmont, Chestnut Ridge, New Square and beyond are gearing up to show their support and appreciation for Chaveirim of Rockland. After decades of service Chaveirim still reigns as the de facto ...    Full Story »

'Move On' From Benghazi? Republicans Say It's Unlikely (1 opinions)

'Move On' From Benghazi? Republicans Say It's UnlikelyHillary Clinton says it's "time to move on" after a congressional report on the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks accused the Obama administration of lethal mistakes, but produced no "smoking gun" pointing to wrongdoing by the former secretary of state. Not likely, especially in an election year with Clinton's presidential rival — Donald Trump — lashing out. An 800-page report by a ...    Full Story »

INCREDIBLE FIND: Dug By Jews With Spoons, Escape Tunnel From Nazi Era Found in Lithuania Near Vilna (1 opinions)

INCREDIBLE FIND: Dug By Jews With Spoons, Escape Tunnel From Nazi Era Found in Lithuania Near VilnaIn a Lithuanian forest, an international research team has pinpointed the location of a legendary tunnel that Jewish prisoners secretly dug out with spoons to try to escape their Nazi captors during World War II, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced Wednesday. The tunnel, located in the Ponar forest, known today as Paneriai, outside of the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius, is the ...    Full Story »

Levaya Of Hagaon HaRav Mordechai Krauss ZATZAL, Rosh Yeshivah of Yeshivas Ohr Hachaim in Queens (2 opinions)

Levaya Of Hagaon HaRav Mordechai Krauss ZATZAL, Rosh Yeshivah of Yeshivas Ohr Hachaim in QueensYWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Hagaon HaRav Mordechai Krauss ZATZLA, Rosh Yeshivah of Yeshivas Ohr Hachaim in Queens. He was Niftar on Tuesday evening. Rav Krauss served as the Rosh HaYeshiva since since 1983, and was a renown Gadol B'Torah. He was a Talmid of Hagaon HaRav Binyamin Paler ZATZAL, and Hagaon HaRav Berel Soloveitchik ZATZAL. The Levaya will be today, ...    Full Story »

HATE CRIME: NYPD Releases Video Of Suspect In Flatbush Wanted For Making Anti-Semitic Remark And Smashing Car Window (1 opinions)

HATE CRIME: NYPD Releases Video Of Suspect In Flatbush Wanted For Making Anti-Semitic Remark And Smashing Car Window[VIDEO & PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] As YWN reported on Tuesday evening, the NYPD are searching for a suspect who shouted an anti-Semitic remark and threw a ...    Full Story »

US Rep. Jerrold Nadler Wins Contentious Primary Battle In NY (6 opinions)

US Rep. Jerrold Nadler Wins Contentious Primary Battle In NYRep. Jerrold Nadler won the Democratic primary Tuesday for a New York City congressional seat he’s held for nearly a quarter-century, defeating his opponent in the first Democratic primary challenge he’s faced in two decades. Nadler’s win came after a contentious primary battle that brought his support of President Barack Obama’s Iran nuclear deal to the forefront of the ...    Full Story »

41 Dead In Istanbul Airport Attack Blamed On ISIS

41 Dead In Istanbul Airport Attack Blamed On ISISSuicide attackers armed with guns and bombs killed 41 people and wounded scores of others at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport in an attack the government blamed on Islamic State extremists. Funerals were expected Wednesday for some of the victims — who included at least 23 Turkish citizens and 13 foreign nationals — as Turkish authorities tried to piece together how the attack ...    Full Story »

Red Alert Sirens Sound in S. Israel on Wednesday Afternoon [UPDATED]

Red Alert Sirens Sound in S. Israel on Wednesday Afternoon [UPDATED] 2:48PM IL: Red Alert sirens sounded in the area of Ein HaShloshah in southern Israel a short time ago. More to follow. UPDATE: A spokesperson for the Eshkol Regional Council reports sirens sounded in two communities but it appears it was a false alarm. No rocket fire or impact detected. (YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)

Trump Takes On Trade Deals In Pennsylvania Speech (1 opinions)

Trump Takes On Trade Deals In Pennsylvania SpeechRepublican Donald Trump took aim at U.S. free trade deals in a speech delivered in Western Pennsylvania Tuesday that painted his likely Democratic rival Hillary Clinton as a champion of the kind of globalization that has pushed manufacturing jobs overseas. "This wave of globalization has wiped out totally, totally our middle class," said Trump, standing in front of stacks of ...    Full Story »

After Cleaning, EgyptAir Plane's Data Files Studied In Egypt

After Cleaning, EgyptAir Plane's Data Files Studied In EgyptEgyptian authorities are analyzing flight recorder data files from an EgyptAir flight that crashed with 66 people aboard but say it will take several days to reach any conclusions. The memory cards of the flight's black box recorders were retrieved from the Mediterranean seafloor and sent to France's BEA air accident investigation agency for cleaning and repair. The recorders may ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: MDA Brings Smiles To Children In Schneider Children's Hospital In Petach Tikvah

PHOTOS: MDA Brings Smiles To Children In Schneider Children's Hospital In Petach Tikvah[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Magen David Adom volunteers from the Sharon and Baka el-Garbiya districts visited children with cancer admitted to Schneider Children’s Hospital in Petach Tikvah. They brought smiles to the faces of the young patients, distributing toys and surprises. The volunteers worked with the Rakan NGO which assists children with cancer. (YWN – ...    Full Story »

GOP Says Cleveland Arena Will Be Ready For Convention Start

GOP Says Cleveland Arena Will Be Ready For Convention StartRepublican officials say Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena will be ready for next month's Republican National Convention despite having only four weeks to prepare because of the Cleveland Cavaliers' NBA title run. The GOP's Committee on Arrangements allowed reporters and cameras inside the arena Tuesday for a glimpse of the progress that's been made three weeks before the start of the ...    Full Story »

4 Scenarios Eyed To Keep Britain In The EU Despite Exit Vote

4 Scenarios Eyed To Keep Britain In The EU Despite Exit VoteAs continental powers pressure a nervous Britain to formally apply to exit the European Union, die-hard "remain" supporters are taking on the mission to put the brakes on the so-called Brexit. The challenge is formidable: Britons turned out en masse for last Thursday's vote to leave the EU, deciding the matter in a close but credible election long promised by the ruling government. ...    Full Story »

NASA Tests Massive Rocket Booster It Says Will Go To Mars

NASA Tests Massive Rocket Booster It Says Will Go To MarsNASA on Tuesday tested one of the solid rocket boosters that would power its new rocket, the Space Launch System, which the agency hopes will one day fly to Mars. Shortly after 11 a.m. ET, NASA fired the engine, sending a torrent of fire gushing from the nozzle and a volcano-like plume of smoke that could be seen for miles. After an hour delay because of a glitch with the ground ...    Full Story »

OPINION: Hillary Clinton's Email Story Continues To Get Harder And Harder To Believe (1 opinions)

OPINION: Hillary Clinton's Email Story Continues To Get Harder And Harder To BelieveOn Monday night, the Associated Press published a piece noting the release of an additional 165 pages of emails Hillary Clinton sent from her private email address while serving as secretary of state. These were emails that had never been previously released and only were made public because of a court order in response to a request from a conservative group. And yet again, the ...    Full Story »

VIDEO: Israel Naval Commando Elad Tzadikov Tells Of His Journey To A Frum Lifestyle (1 opinions)

After his lengthy service as a naval commando, then security systems management for luxury boats, diving with whales on exotic beaches, Elad Tzadikov became one of the most successful fashion resellers in Europe and Israel. In the midst of preparations for an ...    Full Story »

Google Offers New Way for Users to Manage Ads, Personal Data

Google Offers New Way for Users to Manage Ads, Personal DataGoogle is trying to make it easier for you to manage the vast pool of information that it collects about your online activities across phones, computers and other devices. Among other things, a new privacy tool will enable the more than 1 billion people who use Google's search engine and other services to block certain ads from appearing on every device that they log into, instead of ...    Full Story »

Obama Says He Doesn't Anticipate Huge Change From EU Exit (2 opinions)

Obama Says He Doesn't Anticipate Huge Change From EU ExitPresident Barack Obama isn't expecting "major, cataclysmic changes" as a result of Britain's pending exit from the European Union. Speaking to NPR, Obama also said there are more differences than similarities when it comes to Britain's election compared with the current presidential election in the United States where discontent has fueled Republican Donald Trump's rise. Obama ...    Full Story »

36 Children And 2 Adults Treated In Assaf HaRofeh Hospital Afer Eating Tuna Salad

36 Children And 2 Adults Treated In Assaf HaRofeh Hospital Afer Eating Tuna SaladThirty-six children from a Be’er Yaakov kindergarten and two adult employees were transported to Assaf HaRofeh Hospital on Tuesday morning 22 Sivan. The victims presented with a rash and itching. Hospital Director Professor Eren Kotzer reported the patients exhibited an allergic reaction from the tuna they were served. Health officials were notified and the hospital treated the ...    Full Story »

NY Top Court Says Police Can Be Grilled About Rights Cases

NY Top Court Says Police Can Be Grilled About Rights CasesNew York’s highest court ruled Tuesday that police officers can be cross-examined at criminal trials like any other witnesses and grilled about specific misdeeds alleged in federal lawsuits such as lying, fabricating evidence or making false arrests. The Court of Appeals, ruling unanimously in three cases, said trial judges erred in prohibiting cross-examination about allegations ...    Full Story »
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Chief Rabbinate And Kosel Rav Appears To Be At Odds Over Reform Advances At The Kosel (1 opinions)

Chief Rabbinate And Kosel Rav Appears To Be At Odds Over Reform Advances At The KoselThe response by some members of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel Council to the urgent letter sent by Kosel Rav Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz has been less than favorable. According to A Kikar Shabbos report, quoting some rabbonim on the council anonymously, they are furious over his call to convene the council in urgent session to address Reform Movement gains at the Kosel. In fact, the ...    Full Story »

Ikea Recalls 29 Million Dressers After 6 Kids Killed (1 opinions)

Ikea Recalls 29 Million Dressers After 6 Kids KilledIkea is recalling 29 million chests and dressers that can easily tip over and trap children underneath. Six children have been killed and three dozen others injured, and federal safety officials on Tuesday urged consumers to take immediate action. The Swedish retailer announced the recall Tuesday, saying the furniture can pose “a tip-over and entrapment hazard that can result in ...    Full Story »

PA Residents Blame Israel For Summer Water Shortage

PA Residents Blame Israel For Summer Water ShortageA number of Jewish communities in the Shomron are in the midst of a sevre water crisis, as was reported by YWN-ISRAEL. The same situation exists in some PA (Palestinian Authority) areas in the Shomron as well, which residents insist is more serious ...    Full Story »

VIDEO: Former UK Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks Receives The Bradley Prize In Washington

VIDEO: Former UK Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks Receives The Bradley Prize In Washington[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] On 19 Sivan at a ceremony in Washington DC, Rabbi Sacks was awarded one of The Bradley Prizes by The Bradley Foundation. The Bradley Prizes are awarded each year to four individuals in recognition of their work. Together with Rabbi Sacks the other 2016 recipients were: social scientist and author Charles Murray; historian and author Andrew Roberts; ...    Full Story »

VIDEO: Police Close Har Habayis To Non-Muslims Until After Ramadan

VIDEO: Police Close Har Habayis To Non-Muslims Until After Ramadan[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Following two consecutive days of Muslim violence on Har Habayis police on Tuesday morning 22 Sivan announced the holy site would remain closed to all non-Muslim visitors until after Ramadan. The decision came after the morning began with a third day of violent confrontations with Muslims, who hurled stones in the direction of the Mughrabi Gate. One ...    Full Story »

Assemblyman Goldfeder to Join Yeshiva University as Head of Government Relations

Assemblyman Goldfeder to Join Yeshiva University as Head of Government RelationsYeshiva University announced New York State Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder will lead its government relations efforts beginning this fall. Goldfeder will work to strengthen and develop relationships between the University and federal, state and local governments, and monitor legislation and policies that could have an impact on YU and its programs. Goldfeder represents the 23rd District in ...    Full Story »

Looking for a Job and Want Your Salary to Go Further?

Looking for a Job and Want Your Salary to Go Further?[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Are you a  professional who is looking for a job opportunity and want your salary to go further? Well Rochester, NY offers a wide array of job opportunities in many fields. Also, because of the ease of commuting in     Full Story »

Horseback Rider Brings Traffic To Near Halt On Outerbridge Crossing

Horseback Rider Brings Traffic To Near Halt On Outerbridge CrossingTraffic came to a near halt on a bridge connecting New York City and New Jersey as a man on horseback wearing a cowboy hat led another horse across the span. A spokesman for Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police tells the Staten Island Advance that a police car escorted the man over the Outerbridge Crossing on Monday morning as cars trailed behind. A video sent to the ...    Full Story »

Possible Hate Crime In Flatbush - Black Teens Throw Rocks At Window Of Orthodox Jewish Vehicle On Nostrand Ave (1 opinions)

Possible Hate Crime In Flatbush - Black Teens Throw Rocks At Window Of Orthodox Jewish Vehicle On Nostrand AvePolice are investigating a disturbing incident in Flatbush in what is possibly a hate crime. Sources tell YWN that at around 5:15PM on Tuesday afternoon, two black teens yelled anti-semitic slurs at a vehicle driven by an Orthodox Jewish woman at the intersection of Nostrand Avenue and Avenue J. The two suspects then threw a rock and smashed a window of her minivan. The rock ...    Full Story »

Defense Ministry Fortifies 40 Hitchhiking Posts In Yehuda And Shomron

Defense Ministry Fortifies 40 Hitchhiking Posts In Yehuda And ShomronThe Defense Ministry is completing work, the fortification of dozens of hitchhiking posts throughout Yehuda and Shomron. These posts service thousands of soldiers and civilians alike and after many vehicular terror attacks, the decision was made to place large concrete blocks in front of the stops to prevent a vehicle ramming persons waiting. Forty hitching posts have been fortified ...    Full Story »


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