Bezek: 19 Percent Of Meah Shearim Residents Connected To Internet

According to a report Monday by "Globes", the number of Chareidim who have Internet is rising. Their report is based on information given to...

Journal News: Beware Of Dangerous Extension Cords

A spike in electrical fires in the Rockland County region has fire and government officials alarmed, and prompted one Rockland County legislator to call...

10:15PM EST: Boro Park: Residential Fire

FDNY is on the scene at 1751 57th Street near 18th Avenue - with a fire in a 2 story private home. Battalion Chief...

Letter To Editor Of Journal News Reeks From Hate Against Jews

The following is a letter to the editor of The Journal News regarding the Town Supervisor not paying his property tax. The letter writer...

Boro Park: NYPD Ask Residents In Finding Bank Robber

Police are asking for the public's help finding a man who robbed a Boro Park bank last month - as reported HERE on YW. They...

London Mayoral Candidate Tours Chareidi Community

Conservative Party Mayoral candidate Boris Johnson outlined his plans for London while speaking at a London Jewish Forum breakfast, last week. He guaranteed action...

Flatbush: Arrest Made In Fatal Hit-N-Run

Clues left at the scene of a deadly Brooklyn hit-and-run that was reported HERE on YW, led to the arrest of a 20-year-old man -...

Fallsburg: Cell Phone Dead-Zone To Be Eliminated

The cell-phone dead zone along Route 52 between Liberty and Fallsburg will be eliminated, thanks to a decision by the Fallsburg Planning Board to...

New Bin Laden Tape Threatens Israel

Osama bin Laden made an unusually sharp threat of attacks against Israel in a new audiotape posted on the Web today. "I would like to...

New Jersey’s Shomer Shabbos Residents Welcome New Laws

If you are Shomer Shabbos, and stuck in  New Jersey hospital over Shabbos, you will not be required to sign any paperwork - thanks...

BEWARE: Scammer Targets Brooklyn’s Frum Communities

It has been brought to the attention of Yeshiva World News, that there is a scammer who is targeting the Frum communites - Brooklyn in...

Rabbi Avi Shafran: Blogistan

There was a time, not terribly long ago, when disturbed individuals bent on broadcasting angry fantasies had only soapboxes in public parks from which...

England: Kosher Restaurants Fail Food-Safety Test

Many kosher restaurants, delis and bakeries visited by local-authority inspectors are receiving "very poor" and "poor" ratings for food safety - the Jewish Chronicle...

FJC Report: Russia Has Fewer Xenophobic Cases In 2007

The Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia (FJCR) says the number of cases of xenophobia and anti-Semitism has decreased in 2007, but it calls...

Mikveh Crisis Discussed in Knesset

A number of mikva'os face the threat of closure because they lack money to pay for heating fuel, and remain in operation only through...

Two Israelis R”L Shot And Killed In Terrorist Attack

8:03AM EST: Although the exact circumstances are still unclear, and there are many conflicting reports, MDA Paramedics have confirmed that they have R"L pronounced two...

Olmert Promises Funds For Sderot, & Knesset Passes ’08 Budget

By a majority of 64 to 31, the Knesset passed the state budget for 2008 last night. The budget totals NIS 314 billion. The...

Monsey-Spring Valley Border May Get Affordable Housing Complex

The town of Ramapo is considering constructing an affordable housing complex and a park on eight acres near the Monsey-Spring Valley border, the Journal News...

IDF Eliminates Senior Jihad Man, And 8 Other

Eight Arab terrorists were eliminated on Thursday in three separate IDF & IAF strikes in the Gaza Strip. One of those killed was Islamic Jihad's top...

Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz: Public Service

In Parshas Vayechi, we are offered some prime examples of men who were unafraid to take action to defend their cherished values. Yaakov Avinu, in...

Beit Shemesh: 5-Week-Old Infected With Measles

Paramedics from Hatzolah Israel responded to a call in Beit Shemesh - for a 5 week-old infant who was extraordinarily quiet and lethargic. Upon...

Arab Thief Dressed As Chareidi Arrested In Meah Shearim

An Arab thief was arrested overnight in Meah Shearim, except he did not look like a regular Arab thief - he looked like a...

Eretz Yisroel: JNF Refuses To Hire Woman Because She Is Shomer Shabbos

A Frum woman who interviewed for a position with the Jewish National Fund (JNF), never dreamt she would receive the response she received. According to...

BREAKING: Benazir Bhutto Killed In Suicide Bombing

8:40AM EST: Major media are reporting that Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto has died following a Pakistani suicide bombing. An additional 20 people are...

Ukrainian President Proposes Family Members To Be Recognized As Righteous Among the Nations

Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev met with Ukrainian President Victor Yuschenko last week in the Ukraine. The meeting, initiated by the Ukrainian President, was...

Daily News Report: Epoxy Glue Caused Summer Steam Explosion

According to a report in today's Daily News, the cause for this summers horrific steam pipe explosion was caused by a small clump of...

Russia: Window Broken At A Shul And Rabbi’s House in Dagestan

The house of Rabbi Ovadiya Isakov was attacked early Thursday morning, Interfax reports. "The attackers tossed a stone at the window of the bedroom, and...

MUST READ: Readers Of Yeshivaworld Make Kiddush Hashem!

On December 18, YW posted a story headlined "NMB: Hero Neighbor Helps Cops Nail Burglars". Tonight, Eduardo Fields wrote the following email to Yeshiva World...

Major Construction Scheduled For Route 17 This Summer

According to a report by Mid-Hudson News, there will be some extensive work taking place on Route 17 this coming summer.  Motorists can expect construction from Middletown...

Out Of The Mailbag – To YW Editor (A Shadchan’s Plea)

Much has been written about the shidduch crisis that has so sadly befallen girls of all ages. We have seen the blame game take...

ADL Accepts Actor Will Smith’s Clarification On Hitler Remark

Much media attention was directed the past few days at a statement which movie actor Will Smith told the Daily Record in an interview. According to the...

Church Pastor Donates $1000 To Yeshiva To Purchase New Sefer Torah

(Click on image to ENLARGE) In October, Yeshivaworld posted a story (HERE) about a Yeshiva which had a Sefer Torah stolen. A campaign was established to...

Monticello: Satmar Leases Kutsher’s Sports Academy For Camp

According to the Times Herald Record, Kutsher's Sports Academy is moving from Sullivan County, and Camp Rov Tov has signed a five-year lease to...

Bloomy & Kelly Announce: NYC On Course To Set New Record In Crime Record

FEWEST MURDERS SINCE RECORDS HAVE BEEN KEPT: Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly today announced that crime in New York...

Egyptian Consul Meets With Chacham Ovadia & Invites Him To Egypt

Earlier today, the Egyptian Consul in Israel met with Chacham Ovadia Yosef Shlita and Minister Eli Yishai in Chacham Ovadia's home in Har Nof,...

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