Religious Gathering Limit Upheld As NY Hospitalizations Rise

The number of New Yorkers hospitalized with the coronavirus continues to rise, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday, as authorities heightened their focus on banning...

VIDEO: Gunman Fires Wildly During Car Chase Through Baltimore

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) A gunman fleeing police in a car shot wildly at officers and pedestrians across a swath of Baltimore on Friday as...

Next Step For Body Scanners Could Be Trains, Boats, Metro

The next step in tightened security could be on U.S. public transportation, trains and boats. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says terrorists will continue to...

Sessions Denies Lying On Russia, Pleads Hazy Memory

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday displayed a hazy memory of the Trump campaign's discussions about and dealings with Russians in the 2016 election,...

WATCH: “He Has Cancer. I Have MS.”

Leah Ashkenazi's family was catapulted into a state of chaos when her husband was diagnosed with cancer last year. The family's insurance policy reportedly...

Dichter: No Right-Wing Revenge Plot Revealed

Despite the negative media reports citing a “right-wing revenge plot” following the murder of eight yeshiva students in Jerusalem’s Merkaz HaRav Yeshiva, Public Security...

Shabbos Protests Continue Against Stores in Jerusalem Gas Stations

The Vaad L’maan Shabbos continued protest actions this week against the convenience stores which remain open on shabbos, operating in gas stations and elsewhere...

Explosive Device Found In Manhattan Cemetery

The New York City Police Department bomb squad is investigating an explosive device found in a historic East Village cemetery today, and streets in...

Trump Criticizes Rush To Condemn Saudi Arabia Over Khashoggi

President Donald Trump criticized rapidly mounting global condemnation of Saudi Arabia over the mystery of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, warning of a rush to...

White House: Too Early To Say Whether A Special Prosecutor Should Look Into Apparent...

A White House spokeswoman said Sunday that it's premature to say that Attorney General Jeff Sessions should recuse himself and appoint a special prosecutor...

Trump Attacks Washington Post, Amazon Over ‘Internet Taxes’

President Donald Trump attacked The Washington Post and Amazon on Twitter Wednesday, arguing that the online retailer was not paying "internet taxes." Trump stated on...

Tips to Submit a Winning Assignment for the Scholarship of Your Dreams

When planning to enroll in college or university, one big part of this step is applying for a scholarship.  Given the high cost of...

Bloomberg Announces 18 Initiatives to Help New Yorkers Face Economic Crisis

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced 18 initiatives to help New Yorkers weather the increasing challenges brought on by the economic downturn in the...

Vaad Harabonim Leinyonei Tzedaka Los Angeles Event

Hundreds of people from the Chareidi community in Los Angeles including the local Rabbonim, attended a special reception that took place Sunday night. The...

DESPICABLE REMARKS: Rep. Clyburn Spits on Holocaust Survivors in Defense of Anti-Semitic Rep. Omar

Rep. James Clyburn (S.C.), the Democratic whip and a prominent member of the Congressional Black Caucus, made some appalling remarks in an interview with...

Out Of The Mailbag – To YW Editor (Time For Shul!)

Recently, during a yeshiva off shabbos, I noticed many yeshiva bochurim coming to the 9:00 shachris at a place which is notorious for starting...

‘Nightmare’ Traffic Jams Non-Existent on 1st Day Of Lincoln Tunnel Project

The predicted traffic apocalypse caused by a major road-and-bridge project leading to New York City was a spectacular dud, at least during Day One's...

North Korea Plans To Blow Up Nuke Site In ‘Ceremony’ Ahead Of trump Summit

North Korea said Saturday that it will dismantle its nuclear test site in less than two weeks, in a dramatic event that would set...

GOP Support For Pelosi As Speaker? Don’t Hold Your Breath

Wondering if Republicans will push Nancy Pelosi over the top in her drive to become House speaker next year? Despite supportive words from President...

US Moves to Strengthen Forces in Middle East To Counter Iran

The U.S. will send hundreds of additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the coming weeks to counter what...

NEW WEDDING RULES: Rabbonim Sign Letter About “Goyish Music” at Weddings

A new list of rules for weddings was recently released, and undersigned by prominent Rabbonim. The rules are regarding the music at wedding. The text...

Top Deals Available For 1/6-1/7

We’ve put together a list of our top deal picks available as of this morning. We will be updating the homepage with new deals...

500,000 Still Without Power In New Jersey On Thursday Morning

The sound of generators and chainsaws punctuated the sunrise in New Jersey, where more than 500,000 homes and businesses were without electricity Thursday morning....

NEW YORK TO SHUT DOWN As It Becomes Next Virus Hot Spot

New York City’s mayor was preparing to order his city behind closed doors in an attempt to slow a pandemic that has swept across...

Ivanka Trump To Introduce Dad At RNC As ‘People’s President’

When she introduces her father at the Republican National Convention on Thursday, Ivanka Trump intends to focus on the help he’s offered working families...

Olmert and Abu Mazen Have Almost Reached an Agreement

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) have almost reached an agreement on final borders, Galei Tzahal (Army Radio) reports. Olmert...

LOOK: Shuls In South Florida Prepare For Hurricane Irma

The attached photos were taken at The Shul of Bal Harbour and Chabad Aventura on Friday, and show how shuls in South Florida are...

Sullivan County Tells “Downstate Friends”: STAY IN THE CITY

Sullivan County Public Health Director Nancy McGraw and Sullivan County Manager Joshua Potosek jointly issued the following statement today: “Sullivan County currently has multiple cases...

Poll: Corzine Narrows Christie’s Lead In NJ Race

A new poll finds Democratic Gov. Jon Corzine narrowing Republican Chris Christie's lead in New Jersey's gubernatorial race. Of likely voters surveyed in the Monmouth...

VIDEOS & PHOTOS: Satmar Holds Pre-Holiday Meetings With NYPD

As is done each year, the Williamsburg Jewish community held meetings with the NYPD to discuss the communities security needs for the upcoming Yomim Tovim...

Facebook Takes On Food Delivery, Challenges Uber And Others

Several online services already offer food delivery, but that doesn't mean Facebook won't jump on board anyway. The social-media giant says ordering food for takeout...

Urgent Legislative Alert Regarding Toeiva Marriage

The following alert went out today from Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel, executive vice president, Agudath Israel of America to New York constituents: We just received...

UPDATE: Rabbonim & Askonim Visit Bochrim In Japan Prison

As was reported here on YWN, Professor Gershon Ben-Shachar testified at the Tokyo High Court this past Wednesday, January the 26th, in the appeals...

SHUTDOWN DAY 21: Trump Closer To Declaring Emergency; 800,000 Won’t Get Paid

President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to fund his long-promised border wall, as pressure mounts to find an escape...

Comey To Congress: President Trump Told Him ‘I Need Loyalty’

Former FBI Director James Comey will say in his opening statement at a congressional hearing that President Donald Trump told him, "I need loyalty....

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WATCH THIS: Utter Insanity As Media Floods Boro Park And Williamsburg...

Quick a Jew! Get the cameras fast everyone! The sheer number of reporters flooding the Jewish community the past few days is simply  sickening and...