Father Of Yankel Rosenbaum HYD Is Niftar

Max Rosenbaum Z"L, whose son Yankel HYD was killed in an assault that sparked the violent race riots in Crown Heights in 1991, has died...

Catskill Mountains: CRMC (Harris Hospital) OB/Gyn Gets a Boost

The final piece of the Crystal Run Healthcare puzzle fell back into place at Catskill Regional Medical Center this week. "We’re back, and we’re...

London: Reform Rabbi Has New Burial Idea For Jews

A Reform rabbi is encouraging couples to consider being buried on top of each other in single graves to save money and space in...

Request From Hanhola In Mirrer Yeshiva

עורו והתעוררו נא לרגל מצב בריאותו של מרן ראש הישיבה שליט"א מורנו רפאל שמואל  בן  גיטל שיזכה במהרה לרפואה שלימה בתוך שאר חולי ישראל. * * *...

Sullivan County Casino Plans Denied By Feds

The federal government rejected plans for two casinos in the Catskill Mountains on Friday, saying that the reservations of the two tribes that submitted...

Kassam Terror Continues. IDF Steps Up Response

At least seven Kassam Rockets landed in Israel on Shabbos - with two of them landing in the city of Sderot. Two people were...

Israeli Hiker Missing In Peru, R”L Found Dead

The body of 28-year-old Asher Green, from Yerushalayim, was found in a mountainous region in south Peru on Motzei Shabbos, approximately two months after...

Fatal Brooklyn Blaze Sparked By Child

FDNY officials tell WCBSTV that the fire that left an FDNY Lieutenant dead in Brooklyn (as reported HERE on YW) was set by a 6-year-old...

Miami Beach: Frum Man R”L Killed By Vehicle

Yeshivaworld regrets to inform you of the tragic death of Mr. Joseph Choueke Z"L in Miami Beach, Florida - after being hit by a...

NY-NJ Bridge Tolls To Increase By 33 Percent

The Port Authority Board of Commissioners today approved the agency’s first toll and fare increase in seven years to help pay for escalating security...

25 Kevarim Desecrated At Austria Bais Hakvaros

Authorities are searching for vandals responsible for desecrating 25 Jewish graves at Vienna's main cemetery overnight, the Associated Press reports. Police are examining the...

Chasdei Chashie L’Kallah

Place a young couple in a bare room, filled with only four white walls, it is hard for them to think majestic thoughts of...

Manchester: Armed Robbery At Kosher Restaurant

Cash was stolen during an armed robbery at a Kosher restaurant in Prestwich on Wednesday night - when four armed men entered the J...

Rabbi Avi Shafran: Too Much Information

Winter, when my commute home from Manhattan on the Staten Island ferry is shrouded in darkness, provides me a singular opportunity. That’s because the thousands...

ADL Urges Ukraine to Investigate Anti-Semitic Death Threats

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today called on Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko to "speak out forcefully against anti-Semitism" after pamphlets threatening to kill Jews were...

Interesting Story Last Night In Yerushalayim

At about 25 minutes after midnight (last night), there was a call put out over Hatzolah Israel's Mirs network for an accident in Maavar...

NYPD Search For BP Mugger

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in finding a man who mugged a woman with a meat cleaver in a Borough Park subway station...

Lakewood: Week In Review In Photos (1/01/08)

New Yeshivaworld Feature: Click HERE to see this past week in Lakewood in photos. All photos taken by the Voice Of Lakewood.

(Drudge Headline:) OBAMAHUCKABEE!

Barack Obama was declared the winner of the Iowa Democratic presidential caucuses Thursday night, less than two hours after voting began. With 84 percent of...

UPDATE 8:16PM EST: Lakewood: Fire In Whispering Pines Shul

(UPDATES BELOW) 7:45PM EST: Lakewood FD is on the scene of a fire in the Shul at the Whispering Pines Development. The fire is...

UPDATE 11:20PM EST: FF Dies In Brooklyn 2nd Alarm Fire

7:56PM EST: The FDNY has called for a 2nd alarm response in regards to a high-rise fire in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The address is...

APP Report: Lakewood School Board To Vote On Layoffs

The Asbury Park Press is reporting that Lakewood's school board could vote as soon as tomorrow in an emergency meeting to lay off 32 school...

UPDATED 3:32PM EST: Child R”L Killed After Being Bitten By Dog

(UPDATES BELOW) 2:50PM EST: Chesed Shel Emmes has just informed Yeshivaworld that an 8 month-old infant was just bitten by a dog (doberman) at...

NYC To Crack Down On Misuse Of Parking Permits

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced that the City of New York, as part its efforts to reduce traffic congestion, decrease the City's carbon...

OU Condemns Hate Speech Made By Rabbi Against PM Olmert

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, released the following statement by President Stephen J. Savitsky and Executive Vice President Rabbi Dr....

Olmert Makes Surprise Visit To Jordan

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is currently on a surprise visit to Jordan, where he is meeting with King Abdullah II.  Having concluded a working...

NYS Yeshivos to Receive Millions in Mandated Services Funding

The New York State Education Department (SED) has finally released the $39.9 million appropriated in last year’s budget to reimburse the state’s nonpublic schools...

Shocking: Holocaust Survivor Forgives Dr Mengele YM”S

In a shocking interview, Holocaust survivor Eva Kor tells the Sydney Morning Herald: "if you forgive your worst enemy it will heal your soul...

Thugs Rob Williamsburg Jeweler Of $1 Million

The NY Post reports the following: A Brooklyn jeweler was kidnapped on New Year's Eve by two gun-toting thugs who forced him to drive to...

Monsey: First Good Samaritan Hospital Baby Of 2008 Born To Frum Family

Good Sam Hospital in Suffern welcomed its first baby of 2008 - when at 6:10AM, Miriam Rosenberg of Spring Valley, gave birth at the hospital...

8:15AM EST: Lakewood: Serious MVA & Medevac Called

Rescue services are on the scene in Lakewood at Pine Street near Lafayette for a serious MVA. ESU have been extricating the victim from...

Dept. Of Justice To Investigate Roosevelt Boro In Regards To Yeshiva

The U.S. Department of Justice has initiated an investigation of Roosevelt and its zoning and landuse practices. In a Dec. 28 letter to Bruce Shoulson...

Tehillim Request For 7:15PM EST For Rav Shmuel Berenbaum

(Click on image to ENLARGE) Toinght at 7:15PM EST in Lakewood's BMG, there will be two large Asifos taking place where Tehillim will be...

Jewish US Congressman Not To Seek Reelection Due To Cancer

Congressman Tom Lantos (D-San Mateo, San Francisco) today released the following statement: "Routine medical tests have revealed that I have cancer of the esophagus. In...

Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz: Tov And Hakoras Hatov

A great baal chesed called me the other day and asked for a favor. "Please write an article on hakoras hatov." he said. "It...

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