Photos: Satmar Cheder School Bus Crash

Click HERE to see photos of a Satmar Cheder (UTA) School bus which lost control and crashed into a home on 60th Street between...

Agriprocessors Names Bernard S. Feldman its New CEO

2:20PM EST: Bernard S. Feldman, 63, a prominent New York attorney, was named the new Chief Executive Officer for Agriprocessors. Mr. Feldman, a...

Fallsburg Police Make Arrests in Hate Crimes

Fallsburg Police have arrested and charged a man with felony arson and hate crimes on Tuesday in connection with a bungalow fire and spray-painted...

Canadians Extend the Remand of Israeli Hacker

A Canadian court has extended the remand of Ehud Tannenbaum, the Israeli arrested on charges of hacking into the computers of a Canadian firm...

Esrogim Impounded at Ben-Gurion Airport

Last Sunday, agriculture inspectors at Ben-Gurion International Airport confiscated a suitcase containing 70 Italian esrogim being brought into the country by a private individual,...

Hizbullah Scanning Facebook to Prepare for Attacks

According to the intelligence community in Israel, Hizbullah terrorists are becoming increasingly computer savvy, using Facebook to learn more about IDF soldiers, potential targets...

Israel: Abba Killed on the Way to the Hospital to Visit Ima

A chain of tragic events has all but destroyed a northern area family on Wednesday, resulting in the hospitalization of the mother and the...

Police Intervene to Protect Jewish Visitors on Har HaBayis

Police on Tuesday intervened to extricate a group of Jewish visitors on Har HaBayis after Arabs began to confront the group. About 30 Jews visited...

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...

Olmert’s Generosity Results in Condemnatory Response

Likud MK Dr. Yuval Shteinitz was one of the outspoken opponents to outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s latest ‘gesture’ to the PA (Palestinian Authority)...

State Prosecutor Begins Reviewing Olmert Case

The state prosecutor today, Monday, will begin reviewing the case compiled by police against Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, along with Israel Police’s recommendation to...

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...

Bituach Leumi Bracing for a Wave of Unemployment

Bituach Leumi is signaling it is trying to prepare for an expected large increase in the number of people seeking unemployment benefits. This due...

Mofaz Visits Rav Kanievsky Shlita in Bnei Brak

Kadima Party hopeful Transportation Minister Shaul Mofaz on Tuesday night visited with Rav Chaim Kanievsky Shlita in Bnei Brak. The meeting took place in...

Report: El Al Crew in Canada was Under Terrorists’ Surveillance

According to a Channel 2 News report, an El Al crew in Canada was under surveillance by terrorists. The crew was being housed in...

Israel: University Strike Likely to Delay Opening of Scholastic Year

Prof. Menachem Magidor, who heads the nation’s body representing universities, told Channel 10 TV News on Monday night that it appears the scholastic year...

Mysterious Virus Hits Ponovezh Yeshiva

Close to 200 talmidim of Ponovezh Yeshiva have been hit with what is being described as a “mysterious virus” which has became apparent when...

Compelled Chilul Shabbos in Tel Aviv Hotels

As many Israelis are deciding in which hotel they wish to spend Rosh Hashanah, some frum advocates are advising people to think twice before...

Israel: Major Drug Bust in Northern Area

Northern district anti-drug police working with IDF forces during the predawn hours on Shabbos morning managed to intercept a drug shipment, representing the largest...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Morning News Roundup – 10/16/08

SECURITY/DEFENSE: *Today, Thursday, is day 121 of the virtual Gaza ceasefire. *Today is Gilad Shalit’s 844th day in Hamas captivity. *IDF soldiers involved in counter-terror operations throughout...

Israel: Air Force Base Infiltration – No One Took Notice

Four PA (Palestinian Authority) residents over the weekend successfully entered the IDF’s Nevatim Air Force Base without being detected by any of the sentries...

Peres to Meet in Sharm with Mubarak

President Shimon Peres on Thursday afternoon will meet in Sharm el-Sheikh with President Hosni Mubarak in what is the first visit of an Israeli...

Boro Park Shomrim Make Two Arrests In Hours

Incident #1: At approximately 3:00AM early Wednesday morning, Boro park Shomrim received a phone call from the manager of the Skver Cheder on 14th...

Bloomberg Wants Action at Ground Zero, Not Excuses; Paterson Responds

Mayor Bloomberg takes his no-nonsense approach on what to do with the World Trade Center site to the Opinion page of the Wall Street...

Yisrael Beitenu and Likud Initial Coalition Agreement

After about 12 hours of intensive negotiations, Likud's coalition negotiators signed the new administration's first partner, Yisrael Beitenu. At about midnight, it was announced...

Barak Speaks of Jerusalem as the Capital of Two Nations

In an interview with the al-Jazeera Arab News Agency on Wednesday, Defense Minister Ehud Barak stated areas of the eastern capital will become portions...

Lower Manhattan Residents To Rally Against NYPD

Lower Manhattan residents are up in arms over plans to build a state-of-the art addition to NYPD headquarters. Angry residents are scheduled to rally this...

High-Ranking NYPD Officials Already Have Security Cameras

The Newsday reports: Among the hundreds of New York City police security cameras installed throughout the city are three in front of the Brooklyn...

Shalits & Supporters Hold a Rosh Hashanah Seuda in Yerushalayim

Mr. & Mrs. Noam and Aviva Shalit took part in a Yomtov meal outside the Prime Minister’s Jerusalem Residence to make a point, that...

Israel: Handover of Sergey’s Courtyard a Dangerous Precedent

According to Dr. Moshe Amirav, an expert on Yerushalayim and a lecturer at Beit Berel College, the prospect of turning over Sergey’s Courtyard in...

SEC Halts Short Selling of Financial Stocks to Protect Investors and Markets

Washington, D.C., Sept. 19, 2008 — The Securities and Exchange Commission, acting in concert with the U.K. Financial Services Authority, today took temporary emergency...

Shvut Ami Outpost in Shomron Being Rebuilt

Shomron residents on erev Shabbos began rebuilding the Shvut Ami outpost which was destroyed by border police earlier in the week. A number of...

Israel: 6 Injured in Elad Blaze

Six people, including a 3-year-old girl, were injured in a Thursday afternoon fire in a second story dwelling in Elad. Officials report arson is...

Iran is Arming – Israel’s Solution 5 Years in the Future

While Iran is working diligently towards achieving nuclear independence, one would think in Israel, leaders feel time is not an issue of concern. Defense...

Lower Merion, PA: Search For Missing Person – FOUND!

Friday 9/12/08 3:30PM EST: (UPDATE BELOW) There is an ongoing search in the area of Lower Merion, Pennsylvania for a 42-year-old male who answers...

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AFTER DEBLASIO APOLOGIZES AND CALLS FOR “RESET”: Inspectors Flooding Boro Park...

Just yesterday the Socialist Mayor of NYC, the Honorable Bill DeBlasio, issued a "rare apology" to the Jewish community for the way the city...