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NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman To Swear In de Blasio At Midnight On Live-Stream

Following tradition, Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio will be officially sworn in during an intimate ceremony at 12:01 AM on January 1, 2014. The swearing...

The Legacy of Prominent, beloved Rabbi Morton Friedman

The Pesach Yom Tov brought poignant news to the Satmar community: Rabbi Morton Friedman has passed away. Hundreds of mourners joined the Friedman family to...

Abu Mazen: J Was Palestinian

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) on Tuesday the eve of Xmas 2013 welcomed visitors to Beit Lechem and extended his good wishes to...

Gafne: We Must Learn from Other Nations How to Respect Tradition

The Knesset Finance Committee is holding intense discussions surrounding the 2015-2016 state budget. During a committee session on Monday 6 Cheshvan, chairman MK Moshe Gafne...

WATCH: Apricot Chicken Is The Sensation Your Pita Was Missing

Grilling season is not even close to over yet, so there's still plenty of time to get creative with your recipes. This apricot chicken,...

BREAKING: ‘Horrific’ Shooting at Tennessee Riverpark in Chattanooga, Police Officer ‘Down’

THE FOLLOWING IS VIA BREAKING911.COM Breaking911.com is working to confirm more details After Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke confirms one officer has been shot. There are reports that...

Levaya Of Rebbitzen Pesiah Weiss A’H; Wife Of Hagaon HaRav Osher Weiss

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Rebbetzin Pesiah Weiss A"H, the wife of Hagaon HaRav Osher Weiss Shlita, the noted Posek...

Canada: Passengers Can’t Be Removed From Overbooked Flights

Canada's transportation minister says no one who has bought a ticket for a flight will be allowed to be removed because of overbooking under...

PHOTOS: Two Killed, 16 Wounded In Terror Attack Aboard Egged Bus In Armon HaNetziv...

Two people were killed in the shooting-stabbing attack on aboard an Egged number 78 bus traveling on Olei HaGardom Street in the Armon HaNatziv...

Rabbonim Release Kol Koreh Urging Everyone To Vote ‘No’ Against Legalizing Gambling In New...

Just a day before Election Day 2013, when New Yorkers will be voting on Proposition 1, thirty two prominent Roshei Yeshivos, Admorim, Dayanim,...

BACKGROUND CHECKED: GOP Senators Say FBI’s Kavanaugh Investigation Found ‘No Hint of Misconduct’; Showdown...

A high-stakes partisan row quickly broke out Thursday over a confidential FBI report about allegations that Brett Kavanaugh abused women three decades ago, with...

Trump’s Pick for Top Diplomat Calls Russia a ‘Danger’

Arguing America must reassert its interests, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson, tried on Wednesday to allay...

Putin Calls for Cooperation With US in Message to Obama

Russian President Vladimir Putin, in a New Year's message to U.S. President Barack Obama, has called for cooperation between their countries to respond to...

TONIGHT – Hespedim In BMG For Hagaon Harav Shmuel Auerbach ZATZAL

There will be Hespeidim in Lakewood's BMG on Sunday night for Hagaon HaRav Shmuel Auerbach ZATZAL. It will be held at the Beis Medrash at...

After 18 Years: Rabbi of the Berlin Community Completes his Tenure

Rabbi Yitzhak Ehrenberg, one of Germany's most prominent and well-known rabbis, retires after 18 years of serving as Berlin Orthodox community's Rabbi- according to...

NYC Council Proposal Lets Employees Ignore After-Hours Work Calls & Emails

A New York City Council proposal would protect private-sector employees who don't want to get work emails and phone calls after hours. The Wall Street...

NYC Mayor: Use 911 Or ER If You Suspect Ebola

Mayor Bill de Blasio says New Yorkers should call 911 or go to an emergency room if they have possible Ebola symptoms and were...

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