University Students Block Major Highway in Israel

Tens of Haifa University students on Monday blocked the Jerusalem – Tel Aviv Highway for a short period of time in protest over the...

Chareidim Working to Find a Solution to Deri Porush Race

Interestingly, the United Torah Judaism Party was too busy worrying about the coalition agreement between Agudah and Degel HaTorah to ever consider the Sephardic...

Israel: Histadrut Funds Went to Hirschson’s Accounts

“I deposited money in the bank accounts of Avraham Hirschson, in Bank Discount and Bank Yahav. In the Histadrut (Labor Federation) they told me...

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...

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...

Heart Attack Care Often Delayed for the Poor

Poorer Americans, including those on Medicaid, are more likely to take much longer to get to the hospital when a heart attack strikes compared...

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...

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...

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...

Israel: Police Recover Contents Stolen from Home of GAVAD

Neighbors took notice on a Thursday night when they saw the Jerusalem police chief enter the home of HaGaon HaRav Yitzchak Tuvia Weiss, the...

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...

Israel: Crembo Stats

With the yomim tovim behind us, we traditionally wish one another a “healthy winter”. In Eretz Yisrael, winter would not be complete without crembo, that...

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...

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...

Slichos for Gilad Shalit in Tel Aviv Monday Night

A grassroots gathering on behalf of Gilad Shalit is scheduled to get underway in Rabin Square in Tel Aviv at 7:15PM on Monday night....

Supreme Court Approves Israeli Flag Parade in Um el-Fahm

Despite adamant objections from Israel Police and the ISA (Israel Security Agency – Shin Bet), the Supreme Court on Wednesday accepted the petition of...

Federman Farm: Frum Soldiers Tricked into Assisting in Destruction

According to a report appearing in the daily Ma’ariv newspaper, this week’s IDF razing of the Federman Farm home in the Kiryat Arba area...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Morning News Roundup – 9/4/08

SECURITY/DEFENSE: *Today, Thursday, is day 79 if the virtual Gaza ceasefire. *Today is Gilad Shalit’s 802nd day in Hamas captivity. *IDF soldiers involved in counter-terrorism operations throughout...

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...

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...

Jerusalem Seeking Responsibility for Har HaZeisim

The State Comptroller’s Office is delaying a mega rehabilitation project slated for Har HaZeisim. As a result, Mayor Rabbi Uri Lupoliansky is seeking to...

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...

UPDATED – Yeshiva Bochur Assaulted in Lakewood

11:00PM EST:  A Yeshiva Bochur in Lakewood was just assaulted, sources tell YWN. The approximately 18-year-old Bochur from Yeshiva Toras Chaim (Rabbi Slomowitz's Yeshiva)...

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...

US Stock Closings 9/23/08

U.S. stocks fell in the market's worst two-day slump in six years on concern Congress will hold up a $700 billion bank bailout that...

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...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Evening News Roundup – 10/7/08

SECURITY/DEFENSE: *IDF soldiers operating in PA-controlled Jenin on Monday night uncovered six pipe bombs and a 13 centimeter (6 inch) knife. The soldiers came under...

US Stocks Rise

US stocks rose for the first time in three days as a rebound in oil from a 16-month low bolstered speculation that the global...

Shas Leader Comes Out in a Scathing Attack Against Kadima

It would appear that Shas leader Eli Yishai has had enough of the insults. He came out in a scathing attack against Kadima leader...

NY Accepting Applications For New Doctors Across NY Program

Governor David A. Paterson today announced that New York State is now accepting applications for its Doctors Across New York program, a new education...

Sukka Meeting Between Livni and Yishai Canceled

A meeting that was planned to take place on Wednesday night in the northern Tel Aviv sukka of Premier-designate Tzipi Livni and Shas leader...

No Eruv in Many Areas of Yerushalayim on Shabbos

The horrific reality that exists this eruv Shabbos is that many residents and visitors of Yerushalayim will unwittingly carry on Shabbos even though the...

E-ZPass tags To Be Sold At Your Neighborhood Store

MTA Bridges and Tunnels plans on selling $30 "E-ZPass on the Go" tags at corner stores, gas stations and pharmacies citywide - similar to...

Olmert to Announce his Resignation to the Cabinet on Sunday

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert at Sunday’s weekly cabinet meeting is expected to announce he plans to resign as promised, following Kadima’s election of a...

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...

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