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Thursday Morning Update on Maran Rav Shteinman

In the latest update on the condition of HaGaon HaRav Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman Shlita, Professor Moti Ravid reports a “significant improvement” in the...





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Good Night, Night: Light Pollution Increasing Around Globe

The world's nights are getting alarmingly brighter - bad news for all sorts of creatures, humans included. A German-led team reported Wednesday that light pollution...

Trump Wants To End Welfare As Bill Clinton Knows It

Overhauling welfare was one of the defining goals of Bill Clinton's presidency, starting with a campaign promise to "end welfare as we know it,"...

Argentina: Search For Missing Sub Accelerates Despite Blast

Argentina says it's accelerating the search for a submarine that has been lost in the South Atlantic for eight days amid growing fears for...

VIDEOS: Trump Spends Time With The US Military, Coast Guard On Thanksgiving

(VIDEOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) President Donald Trump thanked U.S. troops for their service on Thursday, assuring them "we're really winning" against America's foes as he...


Congressional Russia Probes Likely To Head Into 2018

Some Republicans are hoping lawmakers will soon wrap up investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election that have dragged on for most of...

Edmunds Compares Chrysler Pacifica And Honda Odyssey Minivans

There's a reason the cover of a popular driving video game features a Porsche 911 GT2 RS instead of a minivan. One has 700...

Gov Elect Murphy Selects OU And BMG Leaders For Education Transition Team

Following his resounding victory on November 7th, Governor Elect Phil Murphy is assembling his transition team ahead of his January16 th inauguration. New Jersey’s children...

Teva Plans Over 1000 Layoffs In Israel

Teva pharmaceuticals, which has been given just about every tax break the government offers and more, amid the explanation the company must continue receiving...

TERROR IN EGYPT: At Least 235 Killed, 130 Wounded In Attack At Sinai Mosque

Militants attacked a crowded mosque during Friday prayers in the Sinai Peninsula, setting off explosives, spraying worshippers with gunfire and killing at least 235...
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Anti-Semitic Sign Prohibiting Jews Seen Outside Polish Hotel

A sharply anti-Semitic sign, reminiscent of the Nazi era, was posted outside of a Polish hotel recently. The sign reads: "Entrance to Jews and...

Son of Respected ZAKA Volunteer Receives Dire Diagnosis

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You may have heard Rav Yoel Klapholtz’s name before: whether in connection with his campaigns to tackle talking in shul, his involvement with ZAKA,...

Yisrael Beitenu Seeking Support For Its Bill To Compel The Death Sentence For Terrorists

Yisrael Beitenu MK Robert Ilatov earlier in the week sent a letter to coalition whip MK (Likud) David Bitan seeking the coalition’s support for...

US Marshals: Scammers Pose As Law Enforcement Officials

The U.S. Marshals Service is warning of nationwide scams by individuals claiming to be marshals, court officers, or other law enforcement officials. U.S. Marshal Pete...

American White Nationalist Banned From 26 European Nations

A leading figure in the U.S. white nationalist movement said Wednesday that he hasn't received government confirmation of his reported ban from entering more...

DRAMA: Minister Litzman Resigns Over Chilul Shabbos

Health Minister Yaakov Litzman on Friday morning informed PM Netanyahu that he will officially resign after the government signed a deal for ongoing infrastructure work...

Four Chareidim Indicted For Attempting To Smuggle Ecstasy

Less than a month since their arrest, four young chareidim were indicted earlier this week for trying to smuggle ecstasy pills into Israel from...

Gaza Resident With Hamas Ties, Indicted

Ahmed Magdi Muhamad Abid, born in 1994, was a resident of Shujaiya in Gaza and a member of Hamas. He was arrested at the...

NJ Woman Raises More Than $290K For Homeless Man Who Helped Her

A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man after she ran out of gas on an interstate in Philadelphia has raised...
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Ivanka Trump To Promote Female Entrepreneurship In India

Ivanka Trump says she looks forward to promoting female entrepreneurship at a conference in India next week. Speaking to reporters Tuesday, the first daughter and...

Lapid Monopolizing on Shabbos Work Issue

Chareidi Knesset members and in particular Health Minister Yaakov Litzman, are undergoing long and tense hours of waiting following a renewed threat by Litzman,...

Your Guide To Black Friday Shopping.

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It is really a bargain or will it be lower in a week? Is it really 90% off?  Many stores mark up their prices and...

Islamic Community Angered Over Israeli Blogger Entering A Mosque In Saudi Arabia

The Israeli blogger who entered a mosque in Saudi Arabia and then showed his tallis bag from inside that location is now the target...

Ponevezh Rosh Yeshiva: We Must Pray for Maran HaRav Shteinman; Our Whole Generation Is...

Hagaon HaRav Berel Povarsky, the Rosh Yeshiva of Ponevezh, said Thursday that in light of Maran HaRav Shteinman's physical condition, the entire generation is...
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Netanyahu Threatens to Fire Hotovely Over Comments She Made Angering U.S. Jews

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has been weighing whether or not to fire Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely for her comments made on channel I24...

UN Chief Nuke Inspector: Iran Complying With Nuclear Deal

The head of the U.N. agency monitoring Iran's nuclear deal with the U.S. and five other nations says Tehran is living up to its...

Kiddush Hashem! Senator Simcha Felder Treats Homeless Man On Thanksgiving Morning

The following was submitted to YWN: This morning I was in Dunkin' Donuts, a man was begging for some food outside the store. Senator Simcha Felder...

What The Uber Data Breach Is All About

When Uber paid a $100,000 ransom so that hackers who broke into its data warehouse would destroy the personal information they stole, it allowed...

LIVE WEBCAST AT 7:30PM ET: The Thursday Night Keynote Session At The Agudah Convention

(WATCH LIVE IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Join us for a full schedule of programming taking place now at the 95th annual Agudah Convention at the Crowne...
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Police Probing Shomron Carjacking

Police on Thursday 5 Kislev received a call for a carjacking at the entrance to Karnei Shomron. An Israeli driver stopped on the side...

Rav Firer Advises Flying Face Cancer Specialist Into Israel

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You may have heard Rav Yoel Klapholtz’s name before: whether in connection with his campaigns to tackle talking in shul, his involvement with ZAKA,...

Anger In Meah Shearim Over New Bank Notes Which Have Images Of Women On...

Kol Berama Radio host Avi Maimon reports of objections to new 20 and 100 shekels notes by people in Meah Shearim, as both new...

Sessions Orders Review Of Background Check System For Guns

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a far-ranging review of the FBI database used to check the backgrounds of prospective gun buyers, after...

The Opinion of the Tashbatz by Rabbi Yair Hoffman

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times) The long golus has certainly been hard for Klal Yisroel. However, every so often, something...
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