YWN Eretz Yisrael Morning News Roundup 4/02/08

(Yechiel Spira - YWN Israel) SECURITY/DEFENSE: *An Arab carrying a homemade explosive device on his body was taken into custody by IDF soldiers at Hawarah Checkpoint...

Hamas’ Children’s TV Kills US President Bush

In a Hamas TV children’s show program, US President George W. Bush is blamed for killing family members in Iraq and Gaza, prompting one...

Miki Goldwasser has Harsh Words for Olmert Government

Miki Goldwasser, the mother of captive IDF soldier Ehud Goldwasser released harsh criticism against the government of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. Addressing a Hebrew University...

Rav Dov Lior Gives a Rare Media Interview

In a rare move, Kiryat Arba Chief Rabbi Dov Lior gave an interview to the mainstream press, apparently due to the urgent situation regarding...

Shas’ Benizri Convicted on Bribery & Breach of Trust Charges

Veteran Shas Party MK and former cabinet minister Shlomo Benizri was convicted on bribery and breach of trust charges on Tuesday. The investigation began some...

Congress Passes First Ever Resolution on Jewish Refugees from Arab Countries

In what may be the beginning of a dramatic shift in United States policy, the U.S. Congress passed House Resolution 185, which grants first-time-ever...

Queens: Madman Stabs Frum Person With Machete, And Throws Fire-Bombs At NYPD

(Photo Link Below) A quiet Queens street looked like a war-zone this evening, when a madman stabbed a Frum person with a machete, and then proceeded...

U.N. Seeks to Curb World’s Traffic Deaths

Over 1.2 million people die each year on the world's roadways -- more than are killed by major scourges such as malaria or diabetes. In...

Fire In Aishel Avrohom Nursing Home

The FDNY is currently on the scene of a minor fire in the laundry-room of the Aishel Avrohom nursing home; located at 40 Heyward...

Message From NYC Councilman Simcha Felder On Congestion Pricing

Congestion pricing, while approved yesterday by the Council, is still under negotiation, and certain details are still being worked upon. In particular among these,...

UPDATED: More Swastikas Found In Williamsburg

For the second time this week, Swastikas have been found in the heart of Williamsburg. Shomrim are currently on the scene at 800...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Evening News Roundup 4/1/08

(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel) SECURITY/DEFENSE: *Israeli motorists were attacked by Arabs hurling rocks between Tapuach Jct. & Migdalim in Shomron on Tuesday morning. (This is...

In Light Of Klal Yisroels Current Situation: Kol Koreh From The Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah...

We are in the wake of a terrible destruction, Jewish blood spilled like water in the Holy Land, of precious sons of Zion who...

Toronto: Swastikas Found In Home Of Frum Family

An Orthodox Jewish woman whose sister was born and died in a concentration camp believes her family is being targeted in Toronto after six...

Is Winograd Report being Ignored?

According to Prof. Yehezkel Dror, a member of the Winograd Commission that investigated government performance in the Second Lebanon War, the main recommendations of...

Out Of The Mailbag – To YW Editor (Kashrus Koncerns)

Dear Yeshiva World readers, I am saddened to write this letter as unfortunately I need an outlet to express my anger and disappointment with a...

Make the Call!

It has come to the attention of the YWN staff that in some cases, persons requiring emergency medical aid hesitate, embarrassed or fearful of...

Increasing Poverty Cause for Concern

It is estimated that one out of every five Israelis may be suffering from malnutrition, a Bituach Leumi (National Insurance Institute) report states. According to...

Multiple People Stabbed In Brooklyn

(UPDATE BELOW) 10:50AM EST: One person has been pronounced DOA, and an additional two other are in serious condition in the Sheepshead-Bay section of...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Morning News Roundup 4/01/08

(Yechiel Spira - YWN Israel) SECURITY/DEFENSE: *A Jewish youth was attacked by an Arab in Chevron Monday evening near Beit Shalom. He sustained an abdominal injury...

Olmert Boasts Continued Construction in Jewish Jerusalem

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Monday reiterated his government will not halt construction in “Jewish areas of Jerusalem,” seemingly upholding a commendable policy. What was...

Rabbi Praised for Quick Response

Rabbi Erez Bar-On, a graduate of Har Bracha Hesder Yeshiva, was praised by senior IDF commanders in the Yosh (Yehuda & Shomron) Division command...

Shas, UTJ and the Construction Freeze

Shas Party leader Eli Yishai and party faction members toured the community of Betar Illit on Monday, meeting with Mayor Meir Rubinstein and other...

The Ted Riley, Natan Levy, Lakewood Fiasco Continues

(MP3, & Documets Can Be Found Below) The shocking story which YWN broke last week, regarding an individual who was living as a religious...

Political Analysis: A Look at the Ailing Labor Party

While members of the Labor Party remain divided as to what action they should take, there appears to be a majority consensus that the...

NYC Council Votes In Favor Of Congestion Pricing

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to charge drivers extra tolls in congested parts of Manhattan inched closer to approval on Monday with authorization by the...

BTJ Hosts Nearly 500 Sderot Residents For A Purim Weekend

“This Purim, we experienced near miracles: our children played outside, we were able to sit and enjoy a meal, and we could breathe easily...

Demolition Paves Way for New Darchei Torah Complex

It took less than five hours. Yeshiva Darchei Torah’s elementary school complex in Far Rockaway, New York was demolished last Thursday morning to allow for...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Evening News Roundup 3/31/08

(Yechiel Spira - YWN Israel) SECURITY/DEFENSE: *IDF soldiers involved in anti-terror operations throughout Yehuda and Shomron on Sunday night arrested 14 suspects. No injuries were reported. *A...

NYC Gains 10 Million Pounds; If You’ve “Contributed” You Can Now Lose Your Excess...

The New York Times reported yesterday that “about 173,500 adult New Yorkers became obese and more than 73,000 received new diagnoses of diabetes from...

YWN Launches Israel Bureau!

In an effort to improve the timely news coverage that you, our loyal reader, have become accustomed to receiving, YWN is proud to announce...

Photos: Founder Of Hatzolah Unites Worldwide Branches At First Ever Hatzolah Convention

This past Shabbos was the first ever Hatzolah International Convention where hundreds of Hatzolah members from over 30 branches of Hatzolah from around the...

Meshal: Shalit is Alive and Well

Speaking to Sky News in Damascus, Hamas politburo leader Khaled Meshal stated IDF soldier Gilad Shalit is alive and well. Meshal stated the soldier is...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Morning News Roundup 3/31/08

(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel) SECURITY/DEFENSE: *CHEVRON: An Arab assailant on Sunday night attacked a policeman, trying to take his weapon. The policeman overpowered the attacker,...

More on MDA Traif Incident

As was reported on YWN last week, tens of Eilat Magen David Adom (MDA) volunteers have decided to abandon the Eilat station, pained and...

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