Parsha Potpourri Has Been Updated!

As Yeshivaworld posted last week, our newest feature "Parsha Potpourri" has been updated - and can be found on the left side column -...

Agudah Launches Program To care For Hospitalized Family Members

Agudah Women of America has announced the launching of a new program designed to assist individuals caring for hospitalized family members. The program provides...

Kever Of R’ Nachman M’Breslov Could be Sold Into Private Hands

Breslov Chasidim might lose control over the area surrounding the Kever of Rav Nachman M'Breslov in Uman, Ukraine, over a debt to a local...

12:40PM EST: URGENT Tehillim Request

(Click on image to ENLARGE) Please be Mispallel for Yackov ben Tova, a 35-year-old Yungerman from Monsey who just suffered a cardiac arrest a...

Warrants Issued For Argentina Bombers

Interpol declare 5 men involved in the 1994 Jewish center bombing 'Wanted' despite Iran's objections. Iran attempted to prevent Interpol from putting five Iranians...

Photos: Senator Joe Lieberman At Waterbury Yeshiva

(Click on photo to ENLARGE) This past Sunday, US Senator Joe Lieberman visited the Yeshiva Gedolah of Waterbury. Seen in this photo is the...

Chefziba Prompts New Legislation

Due to the Cheftziba disastor in Eretz Yisroel - which left many people homeless (reported HERE on YW), two MK's have put forward an...

Levaya Of Margeretener Rebbe ZATZAL

Chesed Shel Emmes has just informed Yeshivaworld of the Petirah of the Margeretener Rebbe ZATZAL - who was close to 100 years old....

Bnei Brak: Biala Shul Vandalized

The Biala Shul on Rechov Ezra in Bnei Brak was vandalized overnight. According to various news reports, the vandals spread feces - and spilled...

Rabbi Avrohom J. Twerski, MD: The Need for Marriage Preparation

The sad state of affairs of the modern family has been widely described in the media: about half of all marriages in the United...

The Honorable Noach Dear

Yeshivaworld has learned that Noach Dear has won the election as Civil Court Judge in Brookly's Fifth Civil Court District - which covers Bay...

New Jersey State Senator Bob Singer Wins Re-Election

Republican state Sen. Robert W. Singer won over Democratic opponent Steven Morlino with 64 percent of the votes.

Rockland County Election Results

Rockland County Sheriff, James F Kralik and Ramapo Supervisor, Christopher P St Lawrence seem to have won re-election - with 98% of the votes...

Kiryas Yoel Election Results

The candidate for Monroe Highway Superintendent, who was endorsed by leading Askonim in Kiryas Yoel Mr. Roy A. Montanye Jr has apparently won the...

Wonder Child Evokes Nostalgic Emotions In Cantorial Community

(Click HERE to hear a sound clip) Meet Simcha Levinstein, the wonder child of our generation. Residing in Eretz Yisroel, this young boy has...

Lakewood Yungerman Leaves MVA To Call Tow Truck & Gets Summons By Cops

A Lakewood Yungerman was issued a summons for leaving the scene of an accident after he called for a tow truck but did not...

Israeli Government Approves Plan To Assist The Needy Elderly & Holocaust Survivors

The Government has approved the comprehensive plan to assist the needy elderly and Holocaust survivors in Israel - NIS 1 billion in 2008, which...

Columbia Professor Replaces Swastika With Mezuzah

The Columbia University professor whose office door was defaced with a swastika (as reported HERE on YW) has replaced the symbol of hate with...

Simcha Felder Has Free Paper Lawn Bags Required For Leaf Collection

NYC Council Member Simcha Felder (D-Brooklyn) is distributing free heavy-duty paper bags for leaf collection at his district office in Boro Park. Under the...

Rabbi Yehuda Levin To End Atlanta Drought?

One thousand Rabbis associated with the Rabbinical Alliance of America and the Union of Orthodox Rabbis of the US and Canada are sending a...

Beit Shemesh Residents Protest Against Violence

Approximately 1,500 residents of Beit Shemesh gathered late Monday to protest the recent wave of Frum violence in the city, calling on police and...

Victim of Swastikas Was the One Who Drew Them

GW University police have found, that the Jewish student who reported several swastikas on her door (as reported HERE on YW), was the one...

IDF Soldier Killed In Non-Combat Incident

An IDF soldier from the Golani Brigade was R"L killed on Tuesday morning when the Hummer jeep he was riding in overturned during a...

Israeli Police Impersonate TV Reporters To Make Arrest

Israeli police have reportedly posed as a TV news crew to arrest a wanted Arab man - provoking an outcry from critics. Police said...

Hackers Attacked Chief Rabbinate Of Ukraine’s Web-Site

Hackers reportedly attacked the web site of the Chief Rabbinate in Ukraine yesterday, Monday. The site, which is run by Rabbi Azriel Chaikin -...

Charges Filed Against German Extreme-Rightist Horst Mahler

The former vice-president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, Michel Friedman, has filed charges against extreme-rightist Horst Mahler, who greeted him with...

IDF To Install Cameras At West Bank Hitchhiking Posts

The IDF will soon begin installing surveillance cameras and distress buttons at hitchhiking posts situated along Highway 60 in the West Bank, and will...

Lakewood Cops Nab Illegal Immigrant For Robbery At Knife Point

The Asbury Park Press is reporting that the Lakewood PD has arrested an illegal immigrant who broke into someones home and robbed them at...

Update On Motzei Shabbos Lakewood PD Crash

Route 9 was closed for three hours Saturday night while police investigated a two vehicle crash involving a Lakewood Police car and a civilian...

Mevaseret Tzion: Car Hits Bus Stop R”L Killing 1 & Injuring 6

Hatzolah Israel tells Yeshivaworld that one woman was R"L killed, and another 6 injured - some seriously - when a car suddenly slammed into...

Bonei Olam Auction Tomorrow!

The Bonei Olam annual New York Chinese auction will take place tomorrow, Nov 6th in Ateres Chaya Hall in Brooklyn. Bonei Olam, the sole organization...

Israel’s Bread Crisis Heats Up Again

Eretz Yisroel's largest bakery, Angel's Bakery, warned Monday that the major bakeries will not be baking challah this week because of a pricing dispute...

Catskills: Fallsburg Homeowners Get Ready For Tax Hike

The Times Herald Record reports: Town of Fallsburg taxpayers can expect to see a 3.95 % increase in their property tax rates next year,...

Spring Valley: Local Neighbors To Monitor If Buses Idle Outside Schools

A group of neighbors is looking for volunteers to help determine if school buses idle too long outside schools; in Spring Valley, NY. The...

US Doctors Get Trained In Israel To Assist In Time Of Emergency

Approximately 30 US doctors are coming to Israel for a five-day course in emergency and trauma medicine, which they will use to come back and...