Non-Frum Vow to Break Chareidi Boycott

Calling for the continued operation of the AM:PM convenience store chain on Shabbos, non-frum activists are calling for a concerted efforts towards breaking the...

Bloomberg’s Newest Idea: Solar Power On City Buildings

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced that the City Department of Administrative Services (DCAS) would issue an RFP for private solar developers to purchase,...

69 Percent of Israelis Will Not Eat Chametz on Pesach

69% of Israelis will eat matzah on Seder night and will not eat chametz during the holiday a survey reveals. The survey commissioned by Aviv...

Non-Profits Collapsing Due to Pesach Demand

Representatives of the growing number of non-profit organizations seeking to feed Israeli poor admit they are collapsing under the increasing demand before the week-long...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Morning News Roundup – 4/08/08

(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel) SECURITY/DEFENSE: *10:00am – sirens will be heard around the country as part of nationwide security preparedness exercises. *An IDF soldier sustained light...

4 More 9/11 Victims Identified

An additional four victims of the 9/11 attacks have been identified, the AP reports. The victims include 54-year-old Ronald Keith Milstein (of Queens), whose remains were...

Bloomys Congestion Pricing Plan Is Dead

WCBSTV is reporting that NY State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has decided against a vote on Mayor Michael Bloomberg's congestion pricing plan Monday. This...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Evening News Roundup – 4/07/08

(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel / 10:20PM IL) SECURITY/DEFENSE: *Monday ends day 2 of the nationwide emergency preparedness drill. On Tuesday morning at 10am, sirens will...

Jerusalem Court Leaves Kadima in a Quandary

Last week's decision by a Jerusalem Municipal Court justice regarding the Chametz Law has created a most uneasy situation for Prime Minister Ehud...

Measles Alert Issued For Nassau County

The Nassau County Department of Health is advising the public and health care professions that there has been a case of measles in Nassau...

UPDATED: Serious Accident In Baltimore – Tehillim Needed

(UPDATE BELOW) (Click on image to ENLARGE) A woman from the Baltimore Jewish community was R"L involved in a very serious car accident at approximately 8:45AM...

A NY Times-Owned Radio Station (WQXR) Refuses Sderot Commercial

A NY Times-owned radio station in NYC, has refused to air a paid commercial by the American Jewish Committee (AJC) even though the ad has been...

Frum Jews Cause a Stir on El Al Flight to Kiev

A Sunday morning flight from Tel Aviv to Kiev became tumultuous according to some passengers, the result of the screening of an objectionable film.  According...

NYPD Commissioner Visits Satmar Rebbe

(Click HERE for photos) This past Thursday afternoon, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly made a personal visit to the Satmar Rebbe from Williamsburg, Rav Zalman Leib Teitelbaum...

Sderot Under Attack: A Video Article

(Click HERE for video) Fifteen seconds is all the time they have to find shelter from the missiles launched daily from Gaza!!  Rabbi David Fendel...

Moti Gil: The Sefer Torah Saved my Life

Moti Gil, Public Security Minister Avi Dichter’s Bureau Chief, reported on Sunday morning that he believes his life was spared in the Friday sniper...

Rav Avraham: Boycott of Shefa Shuk on Hold

Rav Tzuriel Avraham, the rabbi of Blue Square supermarkets and Chief Rabbi of Nes Tziona stated on Sunday night that the chareidi boycott of...

Israel: Protecting the Homefront

The biggest homefront drill ever conducted in Israel started this morning (Sunday, April 6) with the opening of the Governmental War Room Headquarters.  Different...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Morning News Roundup – 4/07/08

(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel / 6:40AM IL) SECURITY/DEFENSE: *IDF soldiers on Sunday night opened fire at Arabs throwing rocks at Israeli motorists near el-Aroub, south...

How Low Can One Get?

Swastikas were painted on pictures of the eight Merkaz HaRav terror victims on a wall in Jerusalem’s Kiryat Moshe neighborhood, the area of the...

Large Fire At Har Nof Bungalows

(UPDATES BELOW) 7:05PM EST: A second alarm response has been requested for a large fire at the Har Nof Bungalow Colony on Route 42...

Hamas Using Sniper Fire in Addition to Rockets

The recent sharp increase in shooting attacks from northern Gaza indicates Hamas has added sniper fire to its growing arsenal. The latest attack came on...

Massive Damage At Eisenbach Matzah Bakery In Yerushalayim

Heavy damage is being reported at the "Eisenbach Matzah Bakery" - one of the largest Matzah Bakeries in Yerushalayim - after a fire broke...

Israel: War Preparedness Week – Nationwide Exercises

Military, civil defense and government officials stress that the launch of the nation’s “largest ever” preparedness drill is not related to recent tensions along...

Saada, Yemen: Shi’ite Rebels Destroy Chief Rabbi’s House

Reuters reports that Yemen's Shi'ite rebels have reportedly destroyed the vacant house of the mainly state's top rabbi. Residents said the assailants from a group...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Evening News Roundup – 4/06/08

(Yechiel Spira - YWN Israel / 2:30AM IL) SECURITY/DEFENSE: *IDF soldiers involved in counter-terror operations in Yehuda Saturday night arrested a wanted suspect in Bet Lechem....

Organ Transplant Saves the Life of Kollelnik

A Kollel student whose condition of late took a sharp turn for the worse is alive today following a lung transplant. The patient was diagnosed...

NYC Congestion Pricing Stalled In Albany

As the deadline looms for the city to qualify for federal transportation funding, lawmakers in Albany did not appear any closer Saturday to approving...

Dayan Rules Checks From the Estate of Bentzion Dunner Must be Honored

Rav Chanoch Erentrau Shlita, Av Beis Din of London reportedly ruled that tzedaka checks distributed on Purim by the late Bentzion Dunner Z"L. According...

Justice Minister Threatening to Dismiss 12 Dayanim

Justice Minister Daniel Friedman may dismiss 12 dayanim (Rabbinical Court justices), acting on the recommendation of Tova Strasburg-Cohen, who deals with complaints against justices...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Morning News Roundup 4/06/08

(Yechiel Spira - YWN Israel / 8:00AM IL) SECURITY/DEFENSE: *An IDF patrol in Chevron on Saturday night was attacked by Arabs who pelted them with rocks....

Eretz Yisroel: Strauss to Label Non-Cholov Yisroel Products

Strauss, one of Israel's leading dairy companies, will prominently label products that contain ingredients derived from cholov nochri according to a compromise agreement submitted...

Nazi Supporter Released On Bail

(Click HERE for photos) Alleged Nazi supporter Nora Rynkiewicz emerged from the Luzerne County Correctional Facility around 1:45PM today after her family posted $35,000 bail....

Canadian Appeals Court: Belz Can’t Use Chalets as School

The Quebec Court of Appeal ruled in favour of a small Laurentian town that wants to stop the Belz Chasidic community from using two...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Motzei Shabbos News Roundup 4/05/08

(Yechiel Spira - YWN Israel / 3:40AM IL) SECURITY/DEFENSE: *Two Grad rockets landed in southern Israel on motzei Shabbos, one in the southern Ashkelon Industrial Zone....

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