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 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...

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...

Israel: High Court Chief Justice Wants Complaints Orally, Not Written

Seeking to bring a halt to leaks to the press, Supreme Court Chief Justice Dorit Beinish has sent a memo to the heads of...

‘Shkias Hachama’ of the NY Sun?

The following letter was written by the Editor of the NY Sun, and appears in Thursday's edition of the newspaper: Dear Readers of the Sun: This morning...

Israel: Who Must Pay for Security at the Polls?

Sometimes, it appears that even simple matters result in conflict between government agencies in Israel. November 11th is scheduled as the date for upcoming...

Lupoliansky Steps Down in Mayoral Race – Ravitz Disagrees

Jerusalem Mayor Uri Lupoliansky on Monday announced he would be honoring the agreement between the Degel HaTorah and United Torah Judaism factions of Agudas...

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...

Police Arrest Jews in Arson Attacks in Tel Aviv

Police on Monday night arrested six Jewish teens suspected of attempting to set fire to a number of Arab homes in the Hatikvah neighborhood...

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...

Sunday Times: Gilad Shalit is Being Held in Good Conditions

According to a report appearing in the Sunday Times Online, published in the United Kingdom, terrorists in Gaza insist Gilad Shalit is being held...

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...

How NYS Abused Your Monthly Cell Phone Tax

It's listed on your cell phone bill as a $1.20 "911 Service Fee," and you pay it every month to New York state. But an...

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...

Amos Gilad Meets Towards a Continuation of the Gaza Ceasefire

Defense Minister Ehud Barak has instructed the IDF to continue its low profile position in the hope of extending the Gaza ceasefire indefinitely. The...

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...

Levaya of KAJ Chazzon Reuven Tzvi Frankel Z”L

We regret to inform you of the Petira of Mr Robert (Reuven-Tzvi) Frankel Z"L, the long-time Chazzon in Washington Heights' KAJ. The Levaya will take place...

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...

New York Downtown Hospital To Receive $5 Million LMDC Grant

Governor David A. Paterson today joined New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, New York City Deputy Mayor Robert Lieber, community leaders and hospital...

EMS Medics Duke it Out While Accident Victims Stand By & Watch

Both MDA medics and a private ambulance service responded to a vehicular accident in the Kalansua area on motzei Shabbos. When the private ambulance...

Rabbi Avi Shafran: Coming to Judaism (Part 3)

One of the most compelling factors to ponder when considering Jewish religious tradition’s veracity is something that makes us uncomfortable – but something we...

Senior Foreign Ministry Official Fundraises for the PA

Aaron Abramowitz, the director-general of the Israel Foreign Ministry has made an appeal on behalf of the PA to the international community in his...

Israel: State Cutting a Deal with Star Witness in Hirschson Case

The prosecution is cutting a deal with Ovadia Cohen, the state’s main witness in the case building against former finance minister (Kadima), Avraham Hirschson....

US Stock Closings 9/04/08

4:01PM EST: US stocks fell, sending the Standard & Poor's 500 Index to the longest stretch of losses since January, after rising jobless claims...

Porush a Character Witness in Wallis Negligent Death Case

In what surprised many, Jerusalem mayoral candidate Rav Meir Porush appeared as a defense character witness in the negligent death trial of 21-year-old avreich,...

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

SECURITY/DEFENSE: *Continuing to ease restrictions on PA residents, the IDF over recent days removed 10 roadblocks in the Chevron district. *3 firebombs were hurled at an...

Anti-Blockade Boat Vows to Dock in Hamas-Controlled Gaza

Israel this time around appears to be less accommodating, having decided it will not permit the self-proclaimed “humanitarian aid boat”, which left Cyprus on...

Report: Talks to Resume Between Israel and Syria

The Arab media reported on Tuesday that talks between Israel and Syria are expected to resume in the near future. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip...

Israel: Meet the Committee for Jewish Music

Headed by Rabbi Ephraim Luft of Bnei Brak, the Committee for Jewish Music has undertaken to place a hechsher on permitted music, and more...

NJ: Assembly Advances Legislation Honoring Israel

Ternton, NJ - The Assembly today passed legislation honoring Israel, including plans to make permanent the New Jersey Israel Commission and to commemorate Israel’s...

Merkaz Terror Victim Returns to Yeshiva

Terror victim Naftali Sheetrit, who was very seriously wounded in the terror attack on Jerusalem’s Merkaz HaRav Yeshiva, returned to the yeshiva for the...

Israel: Arab Protests and Attacks Continue

Since the violence erupted in Akko on Yom Kippur, the hostility exhibited against the Jewish state by Israeli Arabs is becoming increasingly evident, exhibited...

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...

Rav Mordechai Eliyahu Shlita Supports Barkat for Jerusalem Mayor

HaRav Mordechai Eliyahu Shlita has come out in support of Nir Barkat, the secular candidate in the Jerusalem mayoral race. According to a Kol Chai...

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...