CLARIFICATION: Woodstock In Sullivan County Is NOT Cancelled – Catskills Hatzolah Releases Statement

There is some confusion regarding the upcoming Woodstock Festival, and YWN reports about a possible traffic nightmare. YWN has received more than a hundred emails...

Four Israelis Wounded In Motzei Shabbos Stabbing Attack in Kiryat Gat [UPDATED 8:07PM IL]

RECAP OF INCIDENT: Four Israelis, including a 13-year-old female, were wounded in a stabbing attack on Kiryat Gat on Motzei Shabbos. Magen David Adom reported...

NY Man Pulled From Delaware River Dies At Hospital

A 29-year-old upstate New York man has died a day after being rescued from the Delaware River while swimming with friends. Relatives of Christopher Montalvo...

Stage 1 of Ulpana Expulsion to Begin Next Week

Both sides are preparing for the expulsion of 30 families from five apartment buildings in Beit El’s Ulpana neighborhood to permit destroying the buildings...

UN Wants New Global Currency To Replace Dollar

In a radical report, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said the system of currencies and capital rules which binds the...

Decisive Meeting with Maran Rav Elyashiv Shlita

Degel HaTorah MKs on Tuesday are expected to meet with Maran Rav Elyashiv Shlita, to update the Gadol Hador on the ongoing coalition negotiations...

Netanyahu Working to Finalize his Coalition

While the nation's attention on Tuesday has shifted from coalition issues to Gilad Shalit, Premier-designate Binyamin Netanyahu remains focused on his mission, to present...

Yishai: Outgoing Administration Will Not Bring Shalit Home

Shas leader Eli Yishai told reporters on Tuesday that he does not believe the current outgoing administration will succeed in bringing Gilad Shalit home...

Talks Fail – No Shalit Deal for Olmert Administration

ISA (Israel Security Agency – Shin Bet) Director Yuval Diskin and special envoy Ofir Dekel returned from 48 hours of intensive talks in Cairo...

Mortgage Fraud On The Rise

As home prices fall and banks raise lending standards, more people are lying on their loan applications, faking their property appraisals and committing other...

NASA Eyes Debris as Discovery Nears Space Station

NASA kept close tabs on an old piece of space junk Monday that threatened to come too close to the international space station as...

U.S. Markets Wrap: Stocks Erase Rally, Bonds Drop, Dollar Slips

U.S. stocks fell for the first time in five days as a rally in financial companies was snuffed out by concern over rising credit-card...

Deadline Passes, Cuomo To Issue Subpoenas To AIG

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo will issue subpoenas to insurance giant American International Group on Monday after the company missed a deadline to...

Bloomberg Foes Want Feds to Block Term-Limits Law Change

Elected officials who oppose the way Mayor Michael Bloomberg extended term-limits law so he could run for a third term are hoping the federal...

Third Suspect In NYPD Murder Case Found Guilty

Lee Woods, the third suspect on trial for the murder of New York City police officer Russel Timoshenko, has been found guilty on all...

Kosher Food Companies Pledge to Reduce or Maintain Prices For Pesach

In response to a letter sent earlier this month to the CEOs of leading kosher food companies, Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) today announced that...

Fallsburg Fire Chief Pleads Guilty to Arson At Skopps Bungalow Colony

Fallsburg's fire chief and his uncle pleaded guilty Monday to felony arson and conspiracy in the Aug. 29 fire at Skopps Bungalow Colony (reported...

More on Mishmeres Tznius Conviction

On Sunday, YWN reported that a Mishmeres HaTznius agent, 29-year-old Elchanan Buzaglo was sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for assaulting a woman who left...

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