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Levaya Of Wife Of Belzer Dayan Of Boro Park

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Rebbitzen Pesel Gross A"H (63), the wife of the Belzer Dayan of Boro Park, HaRav...

Op-Ed Analysis: David Greenfield’s Win

It is three days after the elections in Boro Park and people are still in shock. No one expected this. Not only has Mr....

Unemployed & ‘Underwater’ To Get Mortgage Relief

Under fire to do more to stop the foreclosure crisis, the Obama administration will announce Friday new steps to help the unemployed and those...

Con Edison To Jack Up Rates 12.6 Percent Over Next Three Years

Con Edison customers are getting zapped again with higher electric bills - hiking rates 12.6% over three years. The new increase takes effect next month,...

Netanyahu Humiliated By Obama; Leaves White House After Fearing Phone Lines Not Secure

For a head of state to visit the White House and not pose for photographers is rare. For a key ally to be...

YWN EXCLUSIVE: Ask Councilman Greenfield! [AUDIO SHOW]

This Week: What's the First Thing You're Going To Do In The City Council? Plus: Why Negative Campaigning Doesn't Work! Every Thursday – exclusively on...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Kimcha D’Pischa in Yerushalayim

Hundreds of people gather for the kimcha d'pischa food distribution prior to Pesach 5770 in the Meah Shearim neighborhood of Yerushalayim. Credits: Yitzchok Russek...

Eretz Yisrael: A Cop with Poor Judgment

M. K. is a Melamed in a Tel Aviv talmid torah. This week his son took a fall during playtime and it was evident...

Right-Wing MKs Visit Old City Near Har Habayis

Members of the right-wing opposition Ichud HaLeumi on Thursday rejected police attempts to distance them from an area of Jerusalem’s Old City near Har...

Petira Of HaMekubal Hagon Rav Yisrael Eliyahu Weintraub ZATZAL

The news is spreading quickly in Eretz Yisrael on Thursday evening of the petira of HaMekubal Rav Yisrael Eliyahu Weintraub ZT”L, who was niftar...

UPDATED: ‘White Powder’ Package Sent to Congressman Weiner’s Office

Law enforcement officials say a package with white powder was sent to Congressman Weiner's Queens office today. A  preliminary review shows the letter in part...

Office of Republican Rep. Eric Cantor Shot At in Virginia (Highest Elected Jewish Politician...

A Fox News report: Republican Rep. Eric Cantor's Richmond campaign office was shot at Wednesday night, Fox News has learned, the latest in a...

Yishai Vows to Continue Jerusalem Construction

Shas leader and Minister of the Interior R’ Eli Yishai was quoted in the party’s Yom Yom affiliated newspaper as saying “Baruch Hashem that...

Coyote Captured In Manhattan Parking Garage

The NYPD has cornered a coyote in a parking lot just south of Canal Street on Thursday morning, MyFoxNY reports The animal was dragged out...

Bin Laden Vows Retaliation If 9/11 Mastermind Is Executed

As oral histories of the September 11th terrorist attacks go on display today in lower Manhattan, terrorist leader Osama bin Laden said in a...

PHOTOS: Rav Shmuel Kamenetsky Leads Operation Open Curtain Mission of Chizuk to Moscow

It is not every day that a man of such greatness as Hagaon Harav Shmuel Kamenetsky shilt”a graces the Moscow community. The Rosh...

Har Bracha Students Reach the Deadline

The 29 students of the Har Bracha Yeshiva, formerly a yeshiva affiliated with the nation’s hesder community, have had about three months to reach...

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