California Declares Fiscal Emergency

Jerry Brown, California’s governor, declared a state of fiscal emergency on Thursday for the government of the most populous US state to press lawmakers...

Rep. Giffords Leaves Tucson Hospital For Houston

Well-wishers lined the street Friday as an ambulance carrying Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and escorted by veterans on motorcycles made its way from a Tucson...

UK Judge Approves Extradition Of Suspect In NYC Subway-Bomb Plot

A British judge ruled Friday that a Pakistani man wanted by U.S. authorities for alleged terrorism offenses can be extradited to the United States. The...

Is It Really Dangerous To Use A Cell Phone On A Plane?

You know who you are. You leave your phone on during flights, maybe do a little text messaging and otherwise break rules about cell...

New Kosher Kvass, Beer for Russia

Moscow, Russia - The Moscow Brewing Company Moskovskaya Pivovarennaya Kompaniya, a manufacturer of alcoholic beverages and soft drinks, has been certified kosher by Chief...

Tri-State Gets 5th Snowstorm Of Season Friday

Friday morning’s snowfall made road travel in the Tri-State a challenge, including bus travel, but service on the rails was mostly unaffected. A winter weather...

Lung Association: NY Not Doing Enough To Curb Smoking

The American Lung Association said New York isn’t doing enough to protect its residents when it comes to smoking. The Lung Association’s ninth annual State...

YWN EXCLUSIVE: LA Hatzolah Member Detained By Police While Responding To MVA – And...

An officer from the Beverly Hills Police Department (BHPD) detained an LA Hatzolah member - and put a gun to his head - while...

Boro Park Thief Tries Stuffing 12 Packs Of Lox Into His Pants

A bagel-brained bandit stuffed a dozen packs of smoked salmon in his pants at a Brooklyn deli -- but got schmeared by a couple...

Long Island: Verizon Sues 3 Towns on Behalf of Jews

Verizon sued three Long Island towns on behalf of observant Jews. The villages prohibit the phone company from posting “lechis” on utility poles -...

VIDEOS & PHOTOS: Eleventh Annual Agudath Israel Winter Yarchei Kallah – Day 2

Over three hundred people filled the hall during day 2 of the eleventh Annual Agudath Israel Winter Yarchei Kallah as they heard divrei chizuk...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Thousands Of Lakewood Bnei Torah Join Thousands Of Police Officers To...

The NJ State Police says more than 10,000 police officers attended the funeral of Lakewood Police Officer Christopher Matlosz on Thursday, who was brutally shot...

Opportunity Scholarship Act Passes NJ Senate Budget Committee

Agudath Israel of New Jersey is happy to announce that the New Jersey State Senate Budget Committee has passed the Opportunity Scholarship Act by...

Chancellor Cathie Black Discusses Education Policy With Councilman Greenfield In Boro Park

Brooklyn - Councilman David G. Greenfield hosted New York City Schools Chancellor Cathie Black at his office in the Boro Park section of Brooklyn...

NYC: OEM Issues Friday Morning Rush Hour ‘Hazardous Travel Advisory’

Snow could slow the commute across the Tri-State area Friday morning. A winter weather advisory has been issued from 9 p.m. Thursday through 8 a.m....

Cuomo Considers Cutting 15,000 State Jobs

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is considering reducing the state workforce by up to 15,000 workers in his budget, the largest cut to the government...

Felony Charge Against Baltimore Shomrim Member Dismissed

A Baltimore prosecutor has dismissed a felony assault charge against a member of a Jewish neighborhood watch group who was accused of striking a...

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