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...

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...

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...

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...

American Soldiers Working to Discover Weapons Tunnels in Gaza

Working with Egyptian military forces, American soldiers dressed in civilian garb during recent weeks have been working to uncover weapons smuggling tunnels along Philadelphi...

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...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Morning News Roundup – 10/27/08

SECURITY/DEFENSE: *Today, Monday, is day 132 of the virtual Gaza ceasefire. *Today is Gilad Shalit’s 855th day in Hamas custody. *Security officials adamantly deny reports that newly-deployed...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Frum MK to Replace Meretz MK Beilin in Knesset

Dr. Tzvia Greenfeld, a resident of Jerusalem will be replacing Dr. Yossi Beilin, who announced he has decided not to seek a slot on...

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...

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...

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...

Barak Favors Anything Other than Elections

Labor leader Defense Minister Ehud Barak seems to be willing to accept any coalition reality – all preferable to national elections. When Barak first...

Ukrainian Customs Officials Destroy Chumashim

Rabbi Yechiel Levitansky, the rav of the Sumy Jewish community decried the destruction of chumashim and siddurim by Ukrainian customs officials. The 173 seforim...

Mubarak Believes Shalit is Unharmed

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak released a statement that he believes captive IDF soldier Gilad Shalit is unharmed. Mubarak added that Gilad recently received the letter...

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...

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...

Knesset Speaker Seeking to Push Terror Victims’ Orphan Bill

Knesset Speaker Dalia Itzik is working to expedite a bill that if passed into law, will change current realities to permit victims of terror...

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...

Fallsburg Fire Chief Pleads Guilty to Arson At Skopps Bungalow Colony

Fallsburg's fire chief and his uncle pleaded guilty Monday to felony arson and conspiracy in the Aug. 29 fire at Skopps Bungalow Colony (reported...

Barak Continues Sending Mixed Signals at Coalition Talks Continue

Senior monetary officials and economic experts are expected to take part in talks intended to reach a mutually acceptable solution to differences between Premier-designate...

President Bush Discusses Economy

THE PRESIDENT: The American people are concerned about the situation in our financial markets and our economy, and I share their concerns. I've canceled my...

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...

Israel’s UN Ambassador Shocked at VIP Welcome for Ahmadinejad

Prof. Gabriella Shalev, Israel’s newly-appointed ambassador to the United Nations told Israel Radio on Wednesday that she is shocked over the VIP welcome given...

YWN EXCLUSIVE: The Story Of The Segula To Find Naftoli Smolyansky Z”L

(LEVAYA ARTICLE, AUDIO, & PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) When YWN broke the sad news of the recovery of the missing body of Naftoli Smolyansky Z”L,...

Leading Industrialists Seeking to Avoid General Elections in Israel

With growing economic concerns in Israel, senior members of the industrial community, including Izzy Borovich, the chairman of El Al, have appealed to President...

Two Life Sentences for Terrorist who Murderer Israeli Child

The Jerusalem District court on Wednesday sentenced terrorist Anwar Ahdush, 37, to 67 years in prison for the murder of two Israelis, 8-year-old Liraz...

OU Applauds Introduction of Legislation to Protect Homeowners’ Religious Rights

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America applauded the introduction in the U.S. House of Representatives last night of the Freedom of Religious...

A Guide to Casino Scam – How Not to Fall Prey

The advent of mobile technology has revolutionized the way casino enthusiasts indulge in their favorite pass time. Unlike before, when one had to go...

NASA Eyes Debris as Discovery Nears Space Station

NASA kept close tabs on an old piece of space junk Monday that threatened to come too close to the international space station as...

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,...

Report: PA Prevented a Major Terror Attack

The daily Haaretz, quoting PA (Palestinian Authority) sources reports on Monday that the PA prevented a major terrorist attack, arresting two senior terrorists aligned...

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El Al Announces Resumption Of Flights Following Rozenberg’s Purchase Of 42.9%...

El Al announced on Thursday that it is resuming passenger flights from October 1 and cargo flights from September 21, Army Radio reported. Yeshivah student...