Op-Ed: Have We Lost Our Way? Or Is This The New Direction?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com On the one hand, he is perceived by many asboth lovable and adorable.  His speech patterns, his angelic and...

POWERFUL Op-Ed By Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz, Calls Out Tischler As RODEF, Slams Protests In...

I was originally hesitant to write this letter however I decided that I can’t watch what’s currently taking place in religious neighborhoods and remain...

AGUDAH TO NYC: TREAT US WITH RESPECT

The following is an op-ed co-written by rabbi Chaim David Zwiebel and Avi Schick in the NY Daily News: Yesterday, Jews across the world observed...

Op-Ed By Ezra Friedlander: Our Community Is Powerless: Here’s Why

We are living in difficult times. There’s been much consternation within our community, and rightfully so, about the apparent double standard currently being leveled...

Op-Ed By Nachum Segal: Summer Camp – Ten Questions for Governor Cuomo

In 36 years of hosting “Jewish Moments in the Morning” (JM in the AM) I’ve had a general policy of not providing guests with...

MAILBAG: Hypocrite Deblasio Should Resign Now – But REOPEN NY FIRST!

NYC Mayor Deblasio is a total failure and a pathetic joke. He has allowed the city to descended into total chaos. Half of the most expensive...

SHOCK VIDEO: See What This Meah Shearim Toddler Says In A Toy Store

When watching this toddler in a Meah She'arim toy store, we are taken aback. We think, "No. It cannot be. Is this really his...

A Powerful Op-Ed Defending The Kavod Of The Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com) It is a sad reality that very often, lawyers win cases not on the evidence per se, but rather...

UTTER INSANITY: DeBlasio Says New Yorkers Should Not Have To Pay Rent For 12...

It started with a tweet by NY Governor Cuomo: #BREAKING: New York State will extend the moratorium on evictions for those facing COVID-related hardship...

STOP THE MINYANIM: Respected Frum Doctor In Queens Writes Open Letter

(Dr Bennett is a Board Certified Emergency Room Physician, NY Hospital of Queens, and also private practice in Queens) This is Ellie Bennett. You all know...

Op-Ed By Councilman Chaim Deutsch: Are Plastic Bags The New Bail Reform?

Your grocery shopping experience is about to get a lot more expensive, thanks to onerous new regulations imposed by New York State lawmakers. Particularly for...

Op-Ed: Vaccination Laws vs. Religious Freedom

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com) Last week a measure was brought up in the New Jersey legislature to remove personal and religious exemptions regarding...

RESIGN! NYS Senator Felder Writes Letter To Mayor DeBlasio Telling Him TO RESIGN Over...

January 7, 2020 Dear Mayor de Blasio, We took these liberties for granted- to live, work, worship and safely walk the streets of our neighborhoods. Freedom...

Op-Ed: Siyum Hashas – An Appreciation

Let’s get straight to the heart of it all: Bottom line, what is our takeaway? What do we walk away with? The Siyum itself is over,...

Op-Ed: Was The Monsey Stabbing Attack Preventable?

We were lulled into complacency; Now, the question begs: who knew what and when. Monsey, NY – In the days following the November 20th vicious...

Op-Ed: Yaffed Uses “Solidarity March” To Sow Hatred And Anti-Semitism

Today's Unity rally was created to show Jewish solidarity, to bring Americans together for a common cause - the fight against anti-Semitism. The need for...

Op-Ed: Important “Checklist” Of Things To “Bring” To The Siyum Hashas

As the horrifying events of Monsey are still so fresh in our minds, coupled with other over manifestations of anti-Semitism in the New York...

Op-Ed: Jersey City: The Next Day – By NYC Councilman Chaim Deutsch

It was cold in Jersey City on Wednesday, but it seemed like the whole neighborhood was standing outside. As I walked down the road...

CDC: Flu Deaths In US Reach 1,300 – Not To Late To Get Vaccinated

Some 1,300 people across the United States have died of the flu so far this year, according to new Centers for Disease Control and...

HYPOCRITICAL “SQUAD” EXPOSED OVER JERSEY CITY: Palestinian Rep. Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, And AOC

By now is anyone still surprised? Probably not. But the three members of "The Squad" have finally come clean and showed the world exactly...

COMING SOON: These Are The Inspirational ‘Chizuk’ Videos That Will Be Streaming This Tisha...

In what has become a yearly tradition, the Yeshiva World will be hosting a series of Chizuk videos on its homepage in honor of...

Water Park Tragedy Op-ed from Project Chai

Nearly a half century ago when I was a talmid of HaGaon Rav Moshe Feinstein zt'l, the yeshiva summer camp was shaken when one...

FOLLOW UP: Massive Community Response Following Op-Ed On YWN Regarding Roaring Drug Epidemic In...

(By: Zvi Gluck) It has been a flood of epic proportions. That is the only way I can describe what has happened in my inbox in...

ROARING DRUG EPIDEMIC IN OUR COMMUNITY: 3 Weeks, 32 Overdoses And Endless Tears

(By: Zvi Gluck) Let me be the first to admit that I am not a math person, yet, unfortunately, it seems that right now my...

Op-Ed: Orthodox Jews Are Empowering AOC

(by Chaskel Bennett) Imagine if an Orthodox Jew would be denied entry to the polls on election ‎day? The outcry would be swift and overwhelming....

Op-Ed: An Open Letter To Parents Of ‘At-Risk’ And ‘Off-The-Derech’ Children

By Rabbi Shaya Cohen, the Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivas Zichron Ayeh and founded Priority-1 in 1987 to help at-risk teenagers and their parents and families....

Op-Ed: Why I Supported Ending Religious Exemptions To Vaccinations

(By Joel Petlin) Last week, in a highly charged and controversial vote, the New York State Legislature narrowly passed a Bill to ban the use...

Op-Ed: Unprecedented Chillul Hashem By Orthodox Jewish Anti-Vaxxers In Albany

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com) There is Chillul Hashem. And then there is something that we can call, "Avi Avos Chillul Hashem." What happened...

YWN Editorial: Anti Vaxxers Aren’t The Only Ones Who Lost Today‎

To better understand who and what the broader Jewish community has been up against in the vaccination civil war against measles, one only had...

Why Jews (and others) Should Boycott the NY Times – An Editorial

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com) In 1951, an article in Life Magazine celebrated the 100th year anniversary of the New York Times and called...

Op-Ed By Shooting Victim Rabbi Goldstein: A Terrorist Tried To Kill Me Because I...

The following is via the New York Times: By Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein Today should have been my funeral. I was preparing to give my sermon Shabbat morning, Saturday,...

Op-Ed: We Need To Change Our Outlook Of Security

Attacks at places of worship and the security measures put in place to thwart them are still a relatively new concept in the US....

Op-Ed: Why it is Important To Vote For Yahadut Hatorah In The Upcoming Election

The following opinion piece is written by a former American who today is a resident of Yerushalayim. Thousands of Jews from across the world have...

Bostoner Rebbe of Yerushalayim Responds to Lakewood Yeshiva Suspending 50 Bochrim For Attending Skulener...

If the article you wrote about a Mesifta in Lakewood of suspending their yeshiva bochrim, who attended the Levaya of the Skulener Rebbe ZT"L...

YWN Speaks Up, The New York Times Backs Down – But Look What They...

In apparent response to Rabbi Yaakov Bender's letter, posted yesterday on Yeshiva World News, the New York Times removed the picture of Yeshiva Darchei...

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Kensington: Shots Fired At Shul On 18th Avenue & East 9th...

Police were investigating a possible hate crime in Kensington, Wednesday night. Sources tell YWN that shots were reportedly fired at the Lev Avraham Shul, located...