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GOP Sen. Collins Likely Against Latest Health Bill Adding Another Blow

Sen. Susan Collins on Sunday all but closed the door to supporting last-ditch Republican health care bill, leaving her party's drive to uproot President...

NYC To Pay $1.25M To Family Of Man Who Died In NYPD Custody

The family of a man who died in police custody will receive $1.25 million in a settlement with New York City. The Daily News reports...

GOP’s ‘Obamacare’ Repeal All But Dead; McCain Deals The Blow

Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," dealing a likely death blow to the...


IAF Reportedly Attacked Hizbullah Weapons Storage Facility On Friday Night

Israel Air Force fighter planes on Friday night reportedly struck out against a Hizbullah target in Syria, near a Damascus airport, hitting a weapons...

PM Netanyahu Speaks With Israeli Ambassador To Mexico And The Commander Of The Israeli...

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on motzei Shabbos, spoke by telephone with Israeli Ambassador to Mexico Yoni Peled and with the commander of the Israeli...

Defense Minister Lieberman: Iran Is Testing Israel’s Response

In response to the Iranian firing of a ballistic missile on Shabbos, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman responded by explaining Iran is testing Israel’s response. Lieberman...


Trump’s Comments About Anthem, Curry Inflame Sports Stars

President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day rant that...

New Earthquake, Magnitude 6.1, Shakes Jittery Mexico

A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, killing at least one person, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge, and causing new...

US Flies Mission North Of DMZ, Sends Message To North Korea

In a show of American military might to North Korea, U.S. bombers and fighter escorts flew on Saturday to the farthest point north of...

Syria Looks To Peace, North Korea To Attack On US Mainland

Syria's foreign minister told world leaders Saturday that victory against terrorists in his war-ravaged nation "is now within reach" while North Korea's foreign minister...

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Public Shaming Likely But GOP Wary Of New Laws After Equifax

Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed...

Trump Travel Ban Expires Sunday; New Ban May Vary By Country

The next version of President Donald Trump's travel ban could include new, more tailored restrictions on travelers from additional countries. The Department of Homeland Security...

Federal Government Notifies 21 States Of Election Hacking

The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election. The notification came roughly...

In New Setback, Uber To Lose License To Work In London

Uber will lose its license to operate in London because it may be endangering public safety and security, the local regulator said Friday, in...

Trump Says NFL Should Fire Players Who Kneel During Anthem

President Donald Trump says National Football League owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem. And he's encouraging spectators to walk out...

Kim Fires Off Insults At Trump And Hints At Weapons Test

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lobbed a string of insults at President Donald Trump on Friday, calling him a "mentally deranged U.S. dotard"...

PHOTOS: Tens Of Thousands Of Jews Hit By Russia-Ukraine Violence Received Assistance For Rosh...

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews donates 28,000 gift baskets, 4,000 store vouchers, for Rosh Hashanah. Ahead of Rosh Hashanah, the...

Equifax Says It Had A Security Breach Earlier In The Year

Equifax, under pressure from a massive data breach, says it had a separate incident earlier this year. That may mean even more scrutiny as...

Trump Pressing GOP Senators To Act On New Health Proposal

With time growing short, President Donald Trump and Republican Senate leaders are engaged in a frantic search for votes in a last-ditch effort to...

WATCH: From Yonatan Razel’s Album Tzama

The following song, Yaale Tachnuneinu is taken from the Yonatan Razel’s latest album, Tzama. (YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)

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Statement From NY Governor Cuomo On Erev Rosh Hashanah

"Tonight, members of the Jewish community will gather with family and friends at sundown to begin the observance of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New...

Statement From Mayor De Blasio On Erev Rosh Hashanah

“This is a time of reflection and renewal as the Jewish people mark the start of the High Holy Days. Here in New York...

PHOTOS: MDA’s Make A Wish Ambulance Fulfilled Grandmother’s Wish: Attend Her Paratrooper Grandson’s Swearing-In...

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) MDA’s Make a Wish Ambulance is an initiative that aims to fulfill the wishes of those battling terminal illnesses and lost...

Trump’s Trashing Of Iran Deal Poses Problems For NK Strategy

President Donald Trump's threat before the world to obliterate North Korea left no doubt about his determination to stop the communist country's nuclear weapons...

London Police Arrest 2 More In Subway Bombing Investigation

British counterterror police arrested two more people Wednesday in relation to the London subway attack, bringing the number to five. Detectives arrested a 48-year-old man...

Trump’s Jabs Set Up 1st Big US-Iran Talks Of His Presidency

The United States and Iran on Wednesday will have their highest-level interaction of Donald Trump's presidency, a day after the American leader delivered a...

Mueller Team Questions Deputy AG Amid Probe Of Comey Firing

Special counsel Robert Mueller's office has questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as it probes the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, people...

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Senator Wants Facebook To Testify In Russia Probe

The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee says Facebook should testify as part of its probe into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, and...

Israel Chief Rabbi David Lau, Instructed All Shuls To Keep A Mobile Phone With...

Every year the Tishrei Yomim Tovim require MDA’s emergency services. Many of them struggle to call MDA teams in emergencies due to the lack...

Cuba Again Denies Role In ‘Health Attacks’ On US Diplomats

The Cuban government on Tuesday again denied any involvement in or any knowledge of a mysterious series of health incidents that have affected American...

Israel Sending Rescue Team to Mexico Following Quake

The Israeli military says it's sending a 70-member delegation to Mexico to assist with rescue efforts following a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus...

MDA Emergency Number for Uman During Rosh Hashanah

Magen David Adom announces the activation of its emergency number for Uman for Rosh Hashanah - 0-800-200-101. As tens of thousands are expected to arrive...

More Palestinians Seek Abbas Resignation; Skeptical Of Trump

A poll indicates that 67 percent of Palestinians demand the resignation of President Mahmoud Abbas, up 5 points from June, and that three-quarters believe...

Rav Chaim’s Surprising Rosh HaShana Tradition

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There may be no one in today’s generation who understands the depth and gravity of Rosh Hashana as well as Rav Chaim Kanievsky. Each...

A French Woman Freed From Being An Agunah In Israel Before Rosh Hashanah

A couple that lived in France experienced maritial issues, until such time the wife wanted a get. The husband refused, and relocated from Lyon...

A Personal Message from the Kalever Rebbe, Shlit”a For Rosh Hashanah 5778

To my precious and holy Jewish family, Yes, every Jew is my family, for we are truly one family, beloved children of our holy Father...

Senior Health Ministry Officials Arrested With Customs Agents

Israel Police on Tuesday morning 28 Elul arrested two senior Health Ministry officials along with two customs agents following an investigation into smuggling food...

WATCH: The Bundt Cake Glaze That’s Perfect Every Time

Ever try to make a glaze that looks beautifully shiny in the bowl but disappears into your cake in minutes? You’re not alone!...

ONLY 4 HOURS REMAINING: Add Your Name To Rav Chaim Kanievsky’s Prayer List

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The Most Critical 4 Hours of the Year The Yom HaDin is approaching. With so much important preparation still left to do – What are you...

Justices Could Avoid Issuing Verdict On Trump Travel Ban

President Donald Trump's travel ban offers the Supreme Court the chance to make a major pronouncement on the president's power over immigration. But the...

Rosh Hashanah Greetings From YWN – As It Enters Its 13th Year

On this Erev Rosh Hashanah morning of 5777/78, we would like to thank the Ribono Shel Olam for all the Chessed He has shown...

Litzman Has Words Of Praise For Bayit Yehudi Chairman Bennet’s Alliance With The Chareidim

Health Minister Yaakov Litzman ahead of Rosh Hashanah had words or praise for Naftali Bennet and Bayit Yehudi, calling the alliance between the dati...

Trump’s Latest Nickname: Rocket Man

With President Donald Trump, a good enemy deserves a good nickname. In his debut appearance before the U.N. General Assembly Tuesday, Trump embraced his latest...

Self-Driving Uber Fleet Returns To Service Following Crash

Uber has resumed self-driving vehicle service in Pittsburgh following a crash. The company briefly suspended their self-driving fleet Monday morning. Police say a car collided...

Trump Slams Venezuela At UN; Maduro Calls Him ‘Hitler’

President Donald Trump urged world leaders Tuesday to help restore "democracy and political freedoms" in Venezuela, singling out the South American country for some...

MDA Revamps Its Lifesaving Mobile App With New Features

Magen David Adom operates regularly to ensure its response time is as short as possible, and that its service is effective and of the...

Louisiana Murderer Had Hitler Speech In His House

A 23-year-old white man arrested Tuesday was accused of killing two black men and firing on a black family in a string of attacks...

Was Trump Right? New Report Reveals US Government Wiretapped Paul Manafort

US investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders, an extraordinary step involving a high-ranking campaign official now at the...

Peace Between Hamas And Fatah?

The Islamic terrorist group Hamas has announced a number of key concessions to the rival Fatah movement that could potentially pave the way for...

Germany Arrests Two ISIS Suspects In Berlin

Two Iraqi men have been arrested in the German capital on suspicion of membership in a terrorist organization and war crimes as part of...

Senate Panel Abruptly Cancels Private Interview With Trump’s Personal Lawyer

President Donald Trump's lawyer will return to Capitol Hill for a public hearing next month after the Senate intelligence committee abruptly canceled a closed-door...

Not your average bar mitzvah boy

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Mr. and Mrs. A of Telzstone, like most couples, worked hard at their jobs to support their 7 children. That became impossible, however, when...

TEHILLIM – Frum Man Among Missing In Mexico Quake That Killed 140 People

As reported earlier on YWN, a massive magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 139 people as buildings collapsed in...

Trump, Pence To Campaign For Strange Before GOP Runoff

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence will campaign for Alabama Sen. Luther Strange in the final days before the hotly contested Republican...

Convicted Racist Church Shooter Can’t Fire Jewish And Indian Lawyers

A federal appeals court has denied white supremacist Dylann Roof's request to replace his Jewish and Indian lawyers who are appealing his death sentence...

FORBIDDEN SHEITELS 2.0: All Natural-Hair Wigs Banned Again!

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times) It is called “Tonsuring” and it is at the center of a great debate that...

Leaked: Plans To Shrink Four US Monuments

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to shrink four sprawling national monuments in the U.S. West jeopardizes protections for ancient cliff dwellings, scenic canyons and...

WATCH: Canceling Vows On Erev Rosh Hashana And Yom Kippur By Group And Women

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FINALLY! Rabbi Berland Departs To Uman After Being Granted Parole

(VIDEOS & PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE)   As YWN has been reporting, there has been an ongoing saga whether Shuvu Banim community leader Rabbi Eliezer Berland...

Common Core Used Widely, Despite Continuing Debate

Most of the states that first endorsed the Common Core academic standards are still using them in some form, despite continued debate over whether...

Operation Rabbeinu: MDA Prepared For The Arrival Of Mispallalim In Uman

Magen David Adom has finalized preparations for the arrival of tens of thousands of mispallalim traveling to Uman, to the kever of Rav Nachman...

Kohl’s To Start Accepting Amazon Returns At Some Stores

Kohl's, which is opening some in-store Amazon shops, will start accepting returns for the online retailer at some of its stores in Los Angeles...

Justice Ministry Police Investigators Move Ahead With Indictment Against A Policewoman

The Justice Ministry Police Investigations Unit filed an indictment with the Jerusalem Magistrate's Court against a policewoman for assault during a demonstration near Jerusalem's...

Trump Lawyer: Moscow Trump Tower ‘Solely A Real Estate Deal’

An abandoned proposal to develop a Trump Tower in Moscow during the 2016 presidential election was "solely a real estate deal and nothing more,"...
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