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8 Thoughts and Sayings of Rav Shmuel Brudny zt”l

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Rav Shmuel Brudny zt”l (1915-1981) was one of the leading Talmidim of the Mir Yeshiva in Poland, and was...

NYC SHOT TO PIECES: 45 People Shot As Of 7:00PM Sunday; 63 Shot In...

There were around 35 shootings between the 4th of July and 7:00PM Sunday, injuring more than 45 people, according to the NYPD. According to the...

“We’re Amid 2nd Wave Worse Than The 1st,” Official Says, 1,000s Of Israel Police...

As part of the Israeli government's efforts to stem the alarming rise of coronavirus cases in recent days, thousands of police officers were mobilized...

14-Year-Old Yeshiva Bochur Collapses on Bnei Brak Street

Magen David Adom ambulance teams and United Hatzalah volunteer EMS personnel were called to the Kiryat Herzog neighborhood of Bnei Brak on Sunday afternoon...

Chareidi Areas Are Virus Hotspots Due To Crowded Conditions

A report by the Coronavirus National Information and Knowledge Center warned that Chareidi areas in Israel are experiencing an increasingly high rate of coronavirus...

Two Rockets Fired At Israel From Gaza

The Color Red siren sounded in the southwestern region of Israel on Sunday evening when two rockets were fired by terrorists at Israel. The...

DEBLASIO’S NYC: Bullet Fired Into NYPD Vehicle, Gun Pointed At Cops, Fireworks Thrown Into...

Police are investigating a bullet that struck the windshield of a marked NYPD vehicle with two officers inside. It happened outside the 40th Precinct on...

Rocket Fired Toward US Embassy In Iraq Injures Child

The Iraqi military said Sunday that a rocket aimed at Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone, home of the U.S. Embassy, struck a residential house and...

Israel: 29,366 Cases, 330 Deaths: PM: “We’re In A State Of Emergency”

Israel's Health Ministry reported 803 new cases of the coronavirus as of Sunday morning in the previous 24 hours, with the number of active...

Hiddur Mitzvah – Performing Mitzvos in a Beautiful Way

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com The Gemorah in Shabbos 133b tells us that the pasuk of zeh keili v’anvehu teaches us to perform Mitzvos...

Boro Park: Petira Of The Sanzer Rebbe, HaRav Naftali Halberstam ZT”L

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of the Sanzer Rebbe, HaRav Naftali Halberstam ZATZAL. He was 96, and likely the oldest Rebbe...

US Holiday Weekend Adds To Virus Worries As Case Counts Grow

Florida and Texas reported record daily increases in confirmed coronavirus cases Saturday, the latest sign that the virus is surging in many parts of...

Field Set In Fight To Succeed Rep. Peter King In Congress

The field is now set in the battle to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Peter King in Congress. State Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino has won the Republican...

Kansas Newspaper’s Post Equates Mask Mandate With Holocaust

A weekly Kansas newspaper whose publisher is a county Republican Party chairman posted a cartoon on its Facebook page likening the Democratic governor’s order...

Feds: Friend Supplied Bottles To NYPD Fire Bomb Suspect

Federal authorities arrested a man Saturday they say supplied glass bottles to a woman charged with hurling a Molotov cocktail at an occupied New...

Man Arrested On Charges Of Slashing Toddler In Face In NYC

A 35-year-old man has been arrested on charges he slashed a toddler in the face in upper Manhattan, police said Friday. The assault happened at...

5 Stabbed In Dispute Over Illegal Fireworks In NYC Park

Five men were stabbed Friday after a dispute over illegal fireworks in the Bronx turned violent, police said. Police said a man was setting off...

At Mount Rushmore, Trump Digs Deeper Into Nation’s Divisions

At the foot of Mount Rushmore and on the eve of Independence Day, President Donald Trump dug deeper into America’s divisions by accusing protesters...

Trump Signs Extension Of COVID-Relief Fund For Businesses

President Donald Trump on Saturday signed into law a temporary extension of a subsidy program for small businesses battered by the coronavirus, The legislation extends...

Trump, Biden Fight For Primacy On Social Media Platforms

On an average day, President Donald Trump sends about 14 posts to the 28 million Facebook followers of his campaign account. His Democratic rival,...

Israel: More New Cases Than All Of Italy, Spain & France In Past 24...

Israel's Health Ministry reported 1,130 new coronavirus cases as of Motzei Shabbos in the previous 24 hours, with the number of active patients reaching...

Finnish Air Force Command Drops Swastika Logo As Insignia

Finland’s Air Force Command has discreetly dropped a swastika logo from its unit emblem — after a century — and replaced it with a...

Black Worker Files Discrimination Complaint Against Facebook

A Black Facebook employee, joined by two others who were denied jobs at the social network, has filed a complaint against the company, saying...

Brooklyn’s US Attorney Tapped For Justice Department Role

The top federal prosecutor in Brooklyn is leaving his post for a job at the U.S. Justice Department in Washington. Richard Donoghue, the U.S. attorney...

House Judiciary Panel To Interview Ousted NY Prosecutor

The ousted former U.S. attorney for Manhattan will sit down with the House Judiciary Committee next week for a closed-door interview as the panel...

REPORTS: Israeli Cyberattack Caused Explosion At Iranian Nuclear Site, F-35s Bombed Missile Site

Kuwaiti based newspaper Al-Jareeda reported that Israel was responsible for two blasts that occurred at Iranian facilities in the past week. The newspaper, citing an...

NY Prosecutors Appeal Manafort’s Double Jeopardy Dismissal

New York prosecutors seeking to revive state mortgage fraud charges against Paul Manafort say their case is distinct from one that sent President Donald...

Petira of Longtime Boro Park Hatzolah Member, R’ Shlomo Adler Z”L From COVID-19

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of longtime Boro Park Hatzolah member *("B-24")* R' Shlomo Adler Z"L. He was around 71. The Niftar...

Groups Worry New Law Will Land More New Yorkers Behind Bars

A new state law in New York allows judges to set bail for more criminal charges than originally allowed under a sweeping 2019 reform...

A New Policy for Phase 3 Openings of Yeshivos?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com In the safe openings of Yeshivos – it might be the right time to implement a new or change...

ISRAEL HITS NEW HIGH: Over 1,000 Daily Cases, Highest No. Since Pandemic Began

Israel's Health Ministry recorded a record new number of daily cases on Friday morning with 1,1090 coronavirus infections diagnosed in the previous 24 hours,...

US Issues Guidelines But No New Rules For Safe Air Travel

Federal officials said Thursday that airlines should consider limiting capacity on planes to promote social distancing, but stopped short of requiring them to do...

Herman Cain Treated For COVID-19 After Attending Trump Rally

2012 GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain is being treated for the coronavirus at an Atlanta-area hospital, according to a statement posted on his Twitter...

White Mich. Couple Arrested After Gun Pulled On Black Family

A white couple was arrested after at least one handgun was pulled on a Black woman and her daughters during a videotaped confrontation in...

Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Are Rising In 40 Of 50 States

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases per day in the U.S. climbed to an all-time high of more than 50,000 on Thursday, with the...

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DEBLASIO’S NYC: Bullet Fired Into NYPD Vehicle, Gun Pointed At Cops,...

Police are investigating a bullet that struck the windshield of a marked NYPD vehicle with two officers inside. It happened outside the 40th Precinct on...