Report: Israel to Permit Palestinian Capital in Yerushalayim

Despite denials to the media, there continue to be reports in the Arab media that a deal between Israel and the PA (Palestinian Authority)...

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...

Deri May Turn to President Peres

The Deri for mayor of Jerusalem campaign suffered its first major blow on Wednesday when the chairman of the Central Election Committee announced he...

Uproar Over Football Stadium Naming Rights Bid by Firm With Holocaust Ties

Football fans and Jewish groups are outraged over the prospect of a new Giants and Jets stadium being named for German insurer Allianz because...

Rumors of New Chasidic Community Brings Large Crowd to Town Hall Hearing

The Times Herald Record reports: Deerpark (Orange County), NY - It was standing room only at Town Hall on Wednesday night for a public...

Audio Of Hatzolah Radio & Video: 7 Years Since 9/11

(VIDEO & AUDIO LINKS AT END OF ARTICLE) It is exactly seven years ago when that moment in history changed the world for ever....

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...

US Law Enforcement Officers Learn Counterterrorism From Israeli Counterparts

On the eve of the seventh anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, a group of U.S. law enforcement professionals is in Israel, where they...

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...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Evening News Roundup – 9/10/08

SECURITY/DEFENSE: *An Israel Air Force helicopter crashed on Wednesday evening near Kibbutz Gingegar in the Jezreel Valley. It is assumed the chopper was involved in...

Turned Away from Voting Yesterday? Greenfield Launches Probe into Election Day Irregularities

EXCLUSIVE TO YWN - David Greenfield, an attorney and community advocate, has launched an investigation into dozens of complaints that he received from registered...

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...

Photos: The Kossover Rebbe Visits Camp Simcha Special

(Click HERE for photos) Camp Simcha Special.  If one had to sum up that magical place in one word, its name would do it...

New York Assemblyman Charged With Fraud

Federal authorities in Manhattan are unsealing a criminal complaint charging New York Assemblyman Anthony Seminerio with fraud, WCBSTV reports. He is accused of receiving...

VIDEO: Simcha Felder’s Concession Speech

(EXCLUSIVE VIDEO LINK AT END OF ARTICLE) As was announced last night on YWN, Simcha Felder lost the race for Kevin Parker's current seat...

Deri Assures Non-Frum: You Can Rest Easy

Jerusalem mayoral candidate Rabbi Aryeh Deri, a former senior minister and Shas Party leader, has released statements that he intends to run in the...

Following Tragedy Officials Demanding More Inspections Of Elevators

NYC Officials demanded change yesterday after a Daily News investigation found widespread elevator woes in public housing projects, just weeks after 5-year-old Yaakov Neuman...

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...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Morning News Roundup – 9/8/08

SECURITY/DEFENSE: *Today, Monday, is day 83 of the virtual Gaza ceasefire. *Today is Gilad Shalit’s 806th day in Hamas captivity. *IDF soldiers involved in counter-terrorism operations throughout...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Evening News Roundup – 9/7/08

SECURITY/DEFENSE: *An Israeli motorist was targeted in a motzei Shabbos firebomb attack on Highway 443 near the Dor gas station. No injuries were reported. *One motorist...

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...

Jerusalem Mayoral Race Heating Up

Many Jerusalemites feel the growing dispute surrounding the Yerushalayim eruv in many neighborhoods is not coincidental, but it actually reflects the growing controversy surrounding...

Cabinet Moving Ahead With Expulsion/Compensation Plan II

Minister Chaim Ramon on Sunday will move ahead presenting his plan for the next expulsion/compensation plan, speaking of addressing those residents of Yehuda and...

Cabinet Continues to Address Major Issues Despite Mounting Objections

With the current government in its final days, perhaps only weeks from witnessing the filing of a criminal indictment against the prime minister, the...

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...

NY Times Article: Kevin Parker Says Simcha Felder Simply Looking For Job

It has become something of a ritual in recent weeks. Every few days, State Senator Kevin S. Parker announces that another prominent elected official...

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...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Morning News Roundup – 9/7/08

SECURITY/DEFENSE: *Today, Sunday, is day 82 of the virtual Gaza ceasefire. *Today is Gilad Shalit’s 805th day in Hamas captivity. *A 12 inch pipe bomb was discovered...

Government Plans Takeover Of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

The government is expected to take over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as soon as this weekend in a monumental move designed to protect...

ADL Denounces World Evangelical Alliance’s Targeting European Jews for Conversion

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) denounced a call by an international evangelical group to target European Jewry for conversion, declaring it a “serious affront to...

Florida Mikvah Installs Hydraulic Lift For The Disabled

Hallendale Beach, FL: The first Mikvah with a hydraulic lift in the southeastern United States — and one of only a few in the...

Plane Lands On Garden State Parkway

2:15PM EST: A small plane has landed in the northbound lanes of the Garden State Parkway at mile marker 102.5 a few moments...

As Tropical Storm Hanna Nears, N.J. Officials Post Warnings

As Hanna approaches landfall, tropical storm watches or warnings are in effect from Georgia in the U.S. southeast to areas just south of New...

Assad Remains Loyal to Hizbullah

In an interview with French television, Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad stated that he will continue to support Hizbullah, stating he will only recognize Israel...

Israel: Another Travel Advisory for Sinai

Once again, the Counter-Terrorism Bureau has issued a travel warning, pointing to the dangers of traveling to Sinai for the upcoming Yomim Tovim. Officials...

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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...