Education Ministry Allows Students at Government Schools to Pray

Any student attending a government school who elects to pray will be allowed to do so in the future, Education Ministry official Mr. Shmuel...

One Million Car Seats Recalled

Evenflo Co. issued a voluntary safety recall Friday of 1 million Discovery infant car seats after tests showed that the seat could potentially become...

Crown Heights: Construction Boom

The NY Times reports: Jacob Goldstein, the longtime chairman of Community Board 9 and the unofficial mayor of Crown Heights, Brooklyn, was driving his...

Skokie, IL: Neo-Nazi Arrested For Vandalism At Bais Hakvaros

A neo-Nazi has been arrested in connection with vandalism at the West Lawn Jewish Cemetery in Norridge. Dozens of headstones were sprayed with anti-Semitic...

Canada: Divorced Man Wants Supreme Court to Rehear Case

A Montreal man who took years to grant his wife a Get has taken the exceptional step of asking the Supreme Court to rehear...

Dangerous Ice Storm Hits Upstate NY, Chicago Hit With Foot Of Snow, NYC Pounded...

A dangerous ice storm has struck Upstate NY - including Sullivan, Orange, and Ulster Counties. YWN had posted an alert earlier this morning in our 'News Alerts'...

Ben Gurion Airport: Near Midair Collision Averted At Last Minute

Once again, an aircraft collision nearly occurred on Friday at Ben Gurion Airport. According to reports, it was an error of judgment by a flight...

Knesset Committee Discusses State of Har Hazeisim

"During the course of renovation work at Har Hazeisim, which the Sephardic chevra kadisha, with state funding, has been working on for a long...

An Announcement from Gedolei Yisroel In Eretz Yisroel

TO OUR FELLOW JEWS LIVING IN ERETZ YISROEL AND TO JEWISH COMMUNITIES EVERYWHERE: The difficult situation of the Jewish community in Eretz Yisroel fills us...

Kinus L’Zechus Refua Shelaim For Ruchama Chava Baila Bas Chaya

At the request of Rabonim in Flatbush, Hakhel announces a Kinus this Sunday morning, 27 Shevat--February 2, as a zechus for Mrs. Ruchama Chava Baila...

Out Of The Mailbag – To YW Editor (Furious In Yerushalayim)

NOTE: Yeshivaworld received quite a few letters on this topic in the past day. We chose one at random, and apologize to the others. Dear...

Rabbi Avi Shafran: Tackling The Elephant

Mere days before I was privileged to participate in a Washington, D.C. symposium on religious freedom in Israel, the Malaysian government threatened to withhold...

NYC: Murderer Of Frum Man Claims Cops Forced Him To Confess Falsely

An ex-con on trial for the murder of an 81-year-old Frum Jewish man in his Washington Heights apartment building testified that cops bullied him...

Kosher Bread To Become More Available In Russian Cities

In the Russian city of Izhevsk, the local Jewish community is preparing for a new initiative aimed at expanding the availability of kosher bread...

Nine Adolescents Arrested for Drawing Swastikas on Jewish Center in Russia

Nine adolescents were arrested for drawing swastikas on a Jewish cultural center in Ulyanovsk - in the Volga region - announced Russia's Jewish community...

RCCS At Work

Tova* was battling cancer for the second time.  A bone marrow transplant was her only hope for survival. Her family braced the daunting task...

Terrorists Attack Israeli Embassy In Mauritania

According to an Associated Press report, gunmen have opened fire on the Israeli Embassy in Mauritania (North-West Africa) early Friday morning. The terrorists reportedly traded fire...

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