Injuries Reported in Kosel Rock-Throwing Attacks [UPDATED IN ARTICLE]

6:25PM IL: In ongoing Har HaBayis violence that began earlier on Sunday morning, the first day of Chol Hamoed in Eretz Yisrael, Arabs threw...

Fatal MVA on Erev Shabbos Claims the Life of Avreich

21-year-old Yisrael Moshe Tzedek z”l was killed at about 12:30pm on erev shabbos when he lost control of his motorcycle while traveling on the...

8 Sukkos Burned on Yomtov in Yerushalayim Blaze

Residents call it a miracle, nothing less, explaining fire broke out in a sukka on Fishel Street in Yerushalayim on Friday night, spreading rapidly,...

Baruch Dayan Emes: The Lelover Rebbe’s ZT”L Brother-in-Law

Another tragedy has befallen Am Yisrael with the petira of HaAdmor Rav Shmuel Tzvi Rosenfeld zt”l, a brother-in-law of the Lelov Rebbe zt”l who...

Report: PM Gave Russian Leader Names of Scientists Cooperating with Iran

It now appears that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s secret trip to Russia was to provide the names of the Russian scientists believed working with...

Noam Shalit: He is Not Having a Picnic

Responding to the release of the video of his captive son, IDF soldier Gilad Shalit, his father Noam stated the video is in no...

Sunday Morning News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael

Mr. Noam Shalit stated the release of the video of his son Gilad does not represent a breakthrough in talks towards his release. **Sderot Mayor...

Lakewood: Singing & Dancing As Rebbitzen Salomon Returns Home

4:45PM Erev Sukkos: A large crowd greeted Rebbitzen Miriam Saolomon as she arrived back at her home moments ago, six weeks after suffering a...

Obama Embarrassed On World Stage: Rio Wins Games, Chicago Voted Out In First Round

Rio de Janeiro is to host the first Olympic Games in South America. International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge made the announcement in Copenhagen today,...

BREAKING VIDEO RELEASED: Gilad Shalit Alive & Well

As reported earlier today on YWN, 19 female terrorists, slated for release today, Friday, were transferred to the Ofer Detention Center in preparation for the...

Sukkah Built At Ellenville Hospital For First Time

Due to the fact that thousands of people will be spending Sukkos in the Catskills, a Sukkah has been built at Ellenville Hospital in...

Important Info For People Travelling To Canada

Thousands of Yiddin will be traveling to Niagara Falls on Chol Hamoed. Many of them will be forced to make a U-Turn after a...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Last Moments Of The Esrog Shuk Kiryat Sefer & Moshav Matityahu

4:00PM IL: As usual, thousands of people wait for the last minute to purchase their Arba Minim, some seeking a good deal, and...

Biden To Stump On Corzine’s Behalf

Vice President Joe Biden is expected to rally union members to support New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine next week. Biden and Corzine are scheduled to...

TD Bank Says It Will Refund Fees From Glitch

TD Bank says it will reimburse customers who incur fees because of computer problems that have delayed transaction postings all week. The bank, based in...

Unemployment 9.8 Percent; Worst Since June 1983 … -263,000 Lost Jobs

Employers cut more jobs than forecast last month and the unemployment rate rose to a 26-year high, calling into question the sustainability of the...

Diplomatic Ploy, Yes – Halting Enrichment of Uranium, No

It now appears that Iran has decided to take a step towards playing the game, seeking a measure of legitimacy as the world continues...

Court: Nazi Demjanjuk Must Stand Trial On Mass-Murder Charges

John Demjanjuk, a suspected Nazi death-camp guard, must stand trial on charges that he aided in the murder of 27,900 people in the Sobibor...

Shalit Video Deal Complete

At about 9:30am, the female terrorists, 19 of them, slated for release today, Friday, were transferred to the Ofer Detention Center in preparation for...

NYC: Reaching 311, via New iPhone App

New York, NY - The city is introducing a new iPhone application that will let residents file quality-of-life complaints immediately to the city’s 311...

PHOTO ESSAY: Boro Park & Flatbush The Day Before Sukkos

YWN photographers Hillel Engel & Shimon Gifter have captured beautiful photos of the various locations selling the "Arba Minim", and Sukkos centers - in...

Investigation Busts Mob Ties To DOB

Authorities announced Thursday that a two-year police investigation led to a major mob takedown involving the Lucchese crime family. The 29 suspects awaiting arraignment include...

Dow Drops Over 200 Points

Stocks tumbled Thursday after a disappointing ISM report on manufacturing piled on to worries about the economic recovery. JPMorgan Chase & Co., DuPont Co. and...

Arba Minim to Get First-Class Treatment at Airports

Most people planning a flight know well about the restrictions regarding lotions, liquids and creams; some, though, are less sure about the arba minim. Several...

TD Bank Customers Victims of ‘Transaction Glitch’

New York, NY - Some TD Bank customers cannot see up-to-date account information due to a glitch related to its combination with New Jersey-based...

Mazel Tov to PM Netanyahu on a Grandson – Shomer Shabbos!

Noa, a daughter of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu from his first marriage, gave birth to a boy on Thursday morning. The news obviously is...

Breslov Chossid Arrested in Kiev on Suspicion of Forged Passport

The family of a 20-year-old Breslov chossid waited for their son to return to Ben-Gurion International Airport for a number of hours on Wednesday,...

Inside Politics: Ask Greenfield! [Who is running for Mayor…in 2013?!? Plus, Obama Goes on...

This Week: Who is running for Mayor...in 2013?!? Plus, Obama Goes on Sesame Street! Every Thursday - exclusively on Yeshiva World - you can ask...

PHOTO ESSAY: Arba Minim Shuk (Meah Shearim)

As sukkos draws closer, the rush to find the perfect mehudar esrog is on as people flock to the arba minim shuks and...

Chareidi Rav Donates $100,000 to the IDF

The rav of the IDF’s Ba’ad 1 officers training base has always dreamt of closing the base’s dining hall on sukkot, but lacked the...

Female Suicide Bomber to be Released in Video Deal

Israel tactfully refers to many prisoners released in prisoner exchange deals as “security prisoners”, perhaps to soften the impact of the price paid for...

All Three Sons Of Lelover Rebbe Crowned As Rebbes

During a gathering of the elders of the Lelov Chassidus, attended by the men over the age of 50, a decision was reached by...

Jerusalem Mayor Barkat Turns to High Court Regarding Chief Rabbi Elections

It appears that very little can be accomplished in modern Israel without the intervention of the nation’s ultra-liberal secularist High Court of Justice. The...

More Arrests Expected In NYC Terror Plot

NYC - A handful of men in the city are reportedly under heavy surveillance as possible associates to terror suspect Najibullah Zazi. Law enforcement officials...

Mystery Deepens Over Rock Hill Development

Kiamisha Lake, NY - Thompson Supervisor Tony Cellini was trying to solve the mystery of who has been hawking homes on the Internet in...

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