Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz: Sukkos in Yerushalayim: Glimpses of a Trip

This year, I had the very special zechus to travel with my family to Eretz Yisroel for Sukkos and to spend the wonderful Yom...

Op-Ed: The End Of Our Innocence

It is ironic that in order for me to get this message out I have chosen to use your service, an Internet site no...

Torah’s View On Iran, Eretz Yisroel, America & Moshiach

As Iran becomes more vehement in their cataclysmic threat, inching imminently closer to nuclear power, there are questions that gnaw every thinking person’s...

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...

A Thanksgiving Thought For The 21st Century; Patriotism Borne Out Of Gratitude

(By Chaskel Bennett) On this national Thanksgiving holiday, I am thankful for the extraordinary country, America, which we are privileged to live and raise our...

Man With Knife Threatening Jewish People Arrested In Kew Gardens Hills Queens

A mentally disturbed man threatening people with a knife was arrested before he was able to hurt anyone. An eyewitness tells YWN that at around 10:00PM...

Op-Ed: Discrimination Against Hasidic Jews Is Also Anti-Semitism

Every so often I see a press release that causes a double take. Last week’s came from the Town of Mamakating, in upstate New...

Op-Ed: Speak Up Chuck, I Can’t Hear You

According to most analysts, the recent anti-Netanyahu blitz by President Obama has been nearly unprecedented in the US-Israel relationship. It seems that the Obama...

Op-Ed By Ezra Friedlander On Rep. Nadler’s Decision To Support The Iran Deal

As a grandchild of Holocaust survivors, I am keenly aware of the existential threat a nuclear Iran poses to Israel and the world. I am...

US Issues New Terrorism Alert For Europe

State Department is warning Americans living in and traveling to Europe of the ongoing threat of terrorist attacks on the continent through the summer. In...

Op-Ed: A Tale Of Two Cities; Yeshiva University & Lakewood

This is a tale of two cities. It is a tale of two cities, or rather two communities - that are both in very...

NYC Councilman Ulrich’s Op-ed On Yeshivas, Religious Freedom & Parental Choice

In the coming months, the city and state education departments are expected to rule on an issue that may have huge repercussions for parental...

Op-Ed: Can’t We All Just get Along?

Diplomatic protocol is sacrosanct to world leaders. Adherence to the unofficial rules of international diplomacy is universally expected and any deviation from those rubrics...

Rabbi Krakowski: Reflections On Recent Tragedies In Eretz Yisroel

It's been a hard tekufa. Tragedies occur, but sometimes they are closer to home and more frequent. When it’s close to home we tend...

Op-Ed: It’s Worse Than We Thought

“And a new king arose over Egypt, who did not know Joseph.” (Exodus 1:8) Those words have a very troubling ring to anyone familiar with...

Op-Ed: The Juxtaposition Of MDA And Red Crescent

How can this be? The Litman family were gunned down on the road from Hevron to Meitar on Friday afternoon whilst they were on their...

Op-Ed: My Brother-in-Law Menachem Stark Leaves Seven Children and a Wife Who Miss Him

My brother in law, Menachem Stark was killed this weekend. A 39-year old father of seven, he will be missed by his wife, children,...

A Must Read: Timeless Words of Rav Shimon Schwab Towards TODAY’S Headlines

He wrote the stinging words twenty years ago. They could have been written this very morning. In a haunting piece of writing, Rav Shimon Schwab,...

Op-Ed: The California Governor’s Race Matters

On June 5th the score card on who will be the contenders for the gubernatorial race in California will be set in print. While there are...

Larry Gordon – Philanthropic Priorities

It was the Super Bowl that instigated the discussion. On the recent Super Bowl Sunday, a rabbi friend in the community expressed chagrin and...

New York State Factories Expand At Fastest Pace In 2 Years

Manufacturing in New York state expanded at the fastest pace in more than two years as factories received more new orders and stepped up...

Purim Prophecy And The Last Laugh

By Rav Aryeh Z. Ginzberg  Chofetz Chaim Torah Center Recently I was invited to give the keynote address at the annual dinner of a large kiruv...

Op-Ed By Ezra Friedlander: Why David Lichtenstein’s Hillary Fundraiser Is A Good Thing

From time immemorial, members of Klal Yisroel have always been involved in advocacy efforts on behalf of the Jewish people. Some call it shtadlonus,...

YU! This is Why You

It pains us to post the following editorial submitted to YWN, but we were left with no alternative...... What act, or lack of an act, does...

Jewish Politics: 5 Reasons Why Paladino Lost The Orthodox Jewish Vote After Visiting Boro...

Carl Paladino’s visit to Boro Park should be mandatory teaching in graduate schools across New York of how to guarantee that your candidate loses...

EXCLUSIVE: The Only Interview He Ever Gave: The Satmar Rebbe: Hagon Rav Yoel Teitelbaum...

Forty years ago, in the shadow of the Six Day War, the Editor of the Panim El Panim Newspaper, Shmuel Avigdor HaKohen, made his...

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...

EXCLUSIVE: YWN Editor Meets With Jonathan Pollard

On Tuesday December 23, 2009 YWN had the privilege to meet with Jonathan Pollard in the Butner Correctional facility located in Butner, North Carolina...

MAILBAG: Open Letter To The ‘True-Torah-Jews’ Organization [AKA Satmar]

It's truly a great and virtues project to tell the world that Zionism is contrary to the foundation of the Jewish nation - the...

Post Article Remarks From Reb Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz Regarding ‘Shidduch Crisis’

Firstly, I'd like to thank those of you who took out the time to read the article. It is my fervent hope, that IY'H...

OPINION: The Silence is Deafening – Israel Police Have Been Given a Free Pass...

This video posted below is as self-explanatory as it is painful and worrisome. Mimicking the atmosphere in Israel following the 1995 assassination of Prime...

Shidduch Crisis: NASI Project Responds To Feedback Following Their ‘Game-Changing Shidduch Project’

Over the course of the past few days, feedback to the NASI game-changing shidduch project has covered the spectrum from extremely positive to extremely...

Rabbi Billet Op-Ed: Metzitzah B’peh Should Only Be Done By Father & Not Mohel

The following opinon article was written by Rabbi Avi Billet, and appears in this weeks Jewish Star:  Relative to other surgeries, bris milah is a...

A Deeper Appreciation Of Neilah

By Rav Aryeh Z. Ginzberg Chofetz Chaim Torah Center While the “Neilah” experience for most people is an important one, climaxing the entire Yom Kippur Avodah,;...

Yeshiva Boys Smoking: Stopping The Madness Once And For All

Let’s picture the true story of a wonderful Bais Yaakov girl in high school. She has friends, she loves her Torah classes.  She does well...

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