NCYI Calls Decision To Disinvite Palin From Iran Rally A Serious Mistake

National Council of Young Israel President Shlomo Z. Mostofsky, Esq., made the following statement today concerning the decision to "disinvite" Republican Vice Presidential candidate...

Meah Shearim Apartment Ruined in Blaze – Tefillin Survive

During the predawn hours of isru chag, Jerusalem firefighters were summoned to a blaze in Meah Shearim. Upon their arrival they found a home...

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...

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...

Bar-On and Academics to Discuss Economic Realities

Finance Minister Roni Bar-On today, Thursday, will meet with a number of economic experts and academics to discuss the alarming economic situation and perhaps...

Taanis Dibur Second Day Rosh Chodesh for Rav Mordechai Shlita

Aides to Rav Mordechai Eliyahu Shlita report the former chief rabbi’s condition remains serious but he is showing signs of improvement. Rav Eliyahu, who...

NJ: Pro-Israel Bills Pass Assembly Committee

Legislation honoring Israel was advanced today by an Assembly panel, including plans to make permanent the New Jersey Israel Commission and to commemorate Israel’s...

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...

IAF Chopper Crash in Northern Israel

An Israel Air Force Cobra chopper crashed in northern Israel on Wednesday evening Israel time, in the Jezreel Valley area. It is reported the...

Tragic Petira of Marc Eber Z”L

A 53-year-old Lakewood, New Jersey man was R"L killed while riding his motorcycle in Ulster County, NY YWN has learned. Marc Eber Z"L, was a...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Evening News Roundup – 9/24/08

SECURITY/DEFENSE: *The IDF on Wednesday morning detonated two bombs discovered between Karni and Nachal Oz in Gaza. No injuries were reported. *An Arab who tried to...

Israel: Truck Intended for Hamas Intercepted at Military Crossing

A truck marked to be transporting humanitarian aid to Gaza was stopped at the Kerem Shalom crossing in southern Israel, ironically, the area where...

IDF Steps Up Operational Status Along Northern Border

Reports coming from Lebanon on motzei Shabbos indicate the IDF has stepped up security along the Lebanese border for reasons that are unknown at...

IDF Launches New Central Emergency Moked Assistance Number

The IDF has launched a centralized ‘moked’ emergency dispatcher system designed to permit travelers throughout Yehuda, Shomron and the Jordan Valley to phone one...

Kadima Leads in Dahaf Poll

The following are the results of a poll conducted a day after Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni announced she would not cave into extortion by...

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...

Shas Will Oppose Narrow Coalition

Shas leader Eli Yishai on Wednesday rejected the latest offer put on the table by Premier-designate Tzipi Livni, who is beginning to realize the...

Another Advisor Joins the Livni Team

The latest notable to join the team of advisors working to assist Premier-designate Tzipi Livni is Ephraim Halevy, a former director of the Mossad...

Stocks Surge 400 Points on Report of Entity For Bad Debt

4:10PM EST: Wall Street had a stunning late-session turnaround Thursday, shooting higher and hurtling the Dow Jones industrials up more than 400 points after...

Motzei Shabbos News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael

*A terrorist carrying a firebomb was detected on his way to Yishuv Yitzhar. He was shot and killed by soldiers who saw him ignite...

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)...

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...

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...

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...

TRAFFIC ALERT – NYC Street Closures For UN General Assembly

Drivers can expect increased security and many street closures, as more than 100 world leaders begin arriving in NYC this weekend for the United Nations'...

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...

Palin, Other Politicians Disinvited From UN Rally

WCBSTV reports: Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin and all other politicians have been disinvited from an anti-Iran rally outside the United Nations next...

Arab/Druse Vote Plays a Pivotal Role in Upcoming Elections

Some 20% of registered Kadima Party voters are members of the Arab and Druse communities, pointing to the reality that these minority communities will...

Hizbullah Not Intimidated by UN Sanctions

Hizbullah deputy, Sheikh Naim Kassam announced that United Nations pressure and sanctions will not “stop the resistance”. Speaking in Beirut, the senior terrorist commander stated...

Shas Remains Firm on Uncompromising Jerusalem Policy

Shas’ negotiating team met on Monday with Kadima representatives as efforts towards establishing a new coalition government headed by Premier-designate Tzipi Livni continue.   The Shas...

Abu Mazen Planning to Continue a Dialogue with Livni

During a meeting on Saturday with visiting French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) announced he plans to continue a...

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...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Morning News Roundup – 9/15/08

SECURITY/DEFENSE: *Today, Monday, is day 90 of the virtual Gaza ceasefire. *Today is Gilad Shalit’s 813th day in Hamas captivity. *Arabs placed a stone roadblock in the...

Sharp Toll Increases Proposed For NJ Turnpike, Parkway

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority proposed a sharp increase for tolls on the Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway Thursday. In a letter to Gov....

British Ambassador Delivers 2,000 Rosh Hashanah Cards Sent to Gilad Shalit

British Ambassador to Israel Tom Phillips delivered 2,000 Rosh Hashanah cards sent from UK residents to captive IDF soldier Gilad Shalit. The cards were...

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BASED ON THE TORAH: He Predicted Trump’s 1st Victory: “Trump Will...

Rav Meir Turnheim, a Chabbad chassid who lives in Lod, Israel, has successfully predicted the results of political elections in Israel and throughout the...