PHOTOS: Rav Shmuel Kamenetsky Leads Operation Open Curtain Mission of Chizuk to Moscow

It is not every day that a man of such greatness as Hagaon Harav Shmuel Kamenetsky shilt”a graces the Moscow community. The Rosh...

Har Bracha Students Reach the Deadline

The 29 students of the Har Bracha Yeshiva, formerly a yeshiva affiliated with the nation’s hesder community, have had about three months to reach...

New Quebec Law Tells Muslims: Uncover Your Face

Muslim women will be forced to uncover their faces if they want services from the Quebec government, according to landmark legislation tabled Wednesday in...

Gavaad Bnei Brak Approves Water for Pesach

Gavaad Bnei Brak HaGaon HaRav Moshe Yehuda Leib Landau Shlita toured the Mekorot Water Authority’s water desalination plant in Palmachim, escorted by Bnei Brak...

Rabbonim Want Information Screens Removed from Egged Buses

The screens at the front of Egged buses traveling from one city to another have become the target of rabbonim, who feel that they...

Atra Kadisha: Bones in Ashkelon are Not from Jews

According to unofficial but reliable reports, the head of Atra Kadisha will present conclusive proof that the controversial bones at the site of the...

Areivim: Jewish Consciousness

Jewish consciousness is a difficult concept to describe. It’s even more difficult to present to others as being an integral part of living a...

The PCS Job-Seeker’s Guide; Career Counseling – Is It Right For You?

Whether you are making a first time foray into the job market, are contemplating a career change or simply need advice on how to...

PHOTOS: NYPD Hold Annual Pre-Pesach Briefing At Police Headquarters

Approximately 300 religious leaders, Jewish community representatives and members of the service attended the NYPD pre-Passover briefing held Tuesday at Police Headquarters ahead...

Post Office Moving Forward With 5-Day Delivery Plan

The U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors Wednesday approved management's request to move forward with its five-day delivery proposal and stop Saturday service. The USPS...

First-of-Its-Kind Dina D’Malchusa Legal Seminar for Businesses

Expanding its broad efforts to educate the Orthodox community about the intricacies of the law of the land, Agudath Israel of America will be...

Madoff’s ‘Book-Cooker’ Indicted

A decades-long crony of Bernard Madoff on Wednesday become the sixth man charged in America's biggest Ponzi scheme. Daniel Bonventre, who joined forces with Madoff...

NYC Urging Residents to Send in Census Forms

 Hey New Yorkers...send back those census forms! That's the message Mayor Bloomberg was trying to get out on Wednesday as officials learn the city is...

Supreme Court: Restaurant Must Comply with Rabbinical Guidelines

The High Court of Justice has handed down a decision that is indeed a victory for Ashdod Chief Rabbi Yosef Sheinen Shlita in the...

NYPD Gears Up For Crackdown On Mobile Phone Use By Motorists

The NYPD is once again targeting drivers who illegally use hand-held cell phones while driving, it was announced this evening. The citywide 24-hour crackdown will...

All Clear for Jerusalem Shepherd Hotel Project

As the fires surrounding the Ramat Shlomo crisis between Jerusalem and Washington are extinguished, the final approval for the construction of 20 housing units...

Political Insiders: Hikind’s Power Oversold

The NY Post reports: The widespread talk in political circles after the extremely lopsided loss of the candidate he strongly backed for a Boro...

NYS Homeland Security Chief Leaving For Private Sector

The well-respected head of New York State's Office of Homeland Security announced Thursday he is leaving his post for a job in the private...

FBI Launches Online Bank Robbery Database

The FBI has launched a new website to help catch armed bank robbers in New York and New Jersey. BanditTrackerNortheast.com features security camera photos of...

Rav Mazuz: Bones at Ashkelon Site May be Moved

Eyal Gabbai, the director-general of the Prime Minister’s Office on Wednesday visited Barzilai Hospital in Ashkelon as the committee appointed by Prime Minister Binyamin...

Beating A Traffic Summons With Hashgacha Pratis

Dear YWN, Last week, my wife had a scheduled court appearance for a traffic ticket, and I was scheduled to bring her there. The problem...

End Of The Line: MTA Board Passes Transit Service Cuts

Despite vocal public opposition, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority board approved a series of proposed service cuts in a Midtown meeting, which will spell the...

Tragedy In Yerushalayim – Father of 10 Niftar

Tragedy has struck the frum community of N’vei Yaakov, the petira of Rav Yitzchak Haas on Wednesday morning, with the niftar leaving a wife...

PHOTOS: Kimcha D’Pischa Fund of Lakewood Annual Pesach Distribution

The driving rain couldn’t deter the 150 dedicated volunteers yesterday in Lakewood at the Kimcha D’Pischa Fund of Lakewood Pesach distribution center. The all...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Melbourne Australia: Special Chabura of Matzah Baking by Adass Yisroel Yeshiva...

‘Sof Zman’ especially following Purim, is a time when the learning in a Yeshiva sometimes takes a little ‘dip’, with the hasmodo (diligence)...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Israeli Chief Rabbi Yonah Metzger Visits Krefeld, Germany

On the 2nd of Nissan 5770 Chief Rabbi of Israel Yona Metzger visited the Jewish community of Krefeld. He was accompanied by HaRav Arie...

NY Post Reviews Williamsburg Matzah Bakeries (Kerestir Satmar Pupa-Tzehlem)

The NY Post reports: Shmura matzohs may look the same but they don’t taste the same. Each major Hasidic sect in Williamsburg has its...

NYS Dems Want To Legalize Medical Marijuana

NYS Senate Democrats want to legalize medical marijuana as a way to generate nearly $15 million in licensing fees to help plug the state's...

Infantino Recalls More Than 1 Million Baby Slings

Infantino LLC is recalling more than 1 million baby slings following reports of three infant deaths. According to CNN, Consumer Product Safety Commission is...

NYS Smokers Beware: Another $1 Tax May be Added To Your Pack Of Marlboro’s

Smoking may be bad for your health, but it could be great for New York bottom line. Th state Assembly is considering  a dollar tax...

Orange Is Fastest Growing County In NY Thanks To Kiryas Joel

The US Census Bureau Tuesday reported the estimated resident population change for New York counties from April 1, 2000 through June 1, 2009 and...

AP: NYS Assembly To Restore $600 Million In School Aid

The State Assembly's Democratic majority is reportedly looking to restore some school aid. A source told the Associated Press that under the Assembly's budget proposal,...

BREAKING NEWS: Second Yeshiva Bochur Sentenced In Japan

1:49AM EST: YWN has just learned that just moments ago, the verdict was given to Yakov Yosef ben Reizel, one of the bochurim detained...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: DAVID GREENFIELD WINS NYC COUNCIL RACE BY LANDSLIDE

10:00PM EST: avid Greenfield has just won the hotly contested special election for the 44th City Council seat vacated by Simcha Felder. Never before...

PHOTOS: Bikur Cholim of BP Distributes Food & Clothing To Community For Pesach

A few thousand residents of Boro Park crowded into a large warehouse on Monday to receive food for Pesach at no cost. Large...

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