Mehadrin Beach to Open in Herzliya

Barring any last minute changes, a separate swimming beach is set to open in Herzliya on June 27th, operated in cooperation between the Herzliya...

Councilman Barron Says He’s Running to Protest Cuomo’s ‘All White Ticket’

NYC Councilman Charles Barron provided details today of his plans to begin a protest bid for governor, and blasted Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo...

Kiryas Joel: Man Held Up By Gunman

Woodbury, NY - A 30-year-old Hasidic man, who was walking along Seven Springs Road in the Town of Woodbury late Friday night, was held...

Are Shabbos Protests Returning to Bar Ilan Street?

There has been a noticeable increase in vehicular traffic on Jerusalem’s Bar Ilan Street over recent weeks, which according to reports has prompted officials...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Rav Sternbuch Shlita Hit With Teargas by Police

Eida Chareidis Av Beis Din HaGaon HaRav Moshe Sternbuch Shlita was injured in his face by police teargas during today's protests in Jaffa against...

Chareidim Suspect in Vandalism Attack against Antiquities Site

Police report damage to a Jaffa archeological excavations site was heavy as a result of a vandalism attack during the night. Vandals stole some...

Synagogue Bomb Plot Trial Put On Hold

Prosecutors today basked to delay the trial of four alleged homegrown terrorists after a federal judge said they failed to turn over key information...

VIDEO: N.C. Congressman Under Fire for Physical Confrontation With Student in DC [UPDATED]

A North Carolina congressman is under fire after a video surfaced Monday showing him in a physical confrontation with a young man on a...

How Did Alvin Greene, An Unemployed Veteran Win The Democratic Primary in S. Carolina

As political newcomer Alvin Greene calls on South Carolina's Democratic establishment to get behind him, party leaders are calling for an investigation into his...

Eida Resumes Jaffa Protests on Monday

Hundreds of chareidim resumed protests in Jaffa on Monday as excavations connected to the Electra Company real estate project appear to have resumed. Electra officials...

High Court Delivers Another [Major] Blow to Avreichim

In a decision announced by the High Court of Justice on Monday, there can be no doubt that chareidi legislators are already in high...

Indictment Expected Over Bloomberg Campaign Funds

A top campaign operative for NYC Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg is expected to be indicted on Monday by the Manhattan district attorney’s office in...

National Supermarket Chains Removes Turkish Products from Store Shelves

After Israeli tourists decided to strike back at Turkey, launching a boycott of the once ally secular Muslim state, Rami Levy, who runs the...

Ahmadinejad Calls on Saudi Arabia to Stand at Tehran’s Side

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced on Sunday that his country and Saudi Arabia should stand at one another’s side to protect against common enemies...

NYC Health Dept Wants Milk ‘Expiration Date’ Requirements Changed

The NYC Health Department wants to end its age-old milk expiration date requirements, meaning cartons will have a later “sell by” stamp - and just...

President Peres Amended his Schedule to Avoid Chilul Shabbos

President Shimon Peres was scheduled to fly from Tel Aviv to South Korea on a Korean Air flight, but requested from Shin Bet officials...

Murdered Policeman was a 14-Year Veteran of Israel Police

The policeman murdered in the Monday morning shooting attack in the Southern Chevron Hills area was identified as a 14-year veteran of the force,...

Rockland Population Expected To Grow By Over 8 Percent In Next 10 Years

Monsey, NY - A population project study says Rockland County’s population is projected to grow to nearly 320,000 people by 2010, an increase of...

NYS Shutdown Averted For At Least 2 Weeks

State leaders yesterday ruled out the possibility of a government shutdown today, but Gov. Paterson said he was giving lawmakers "a warning period" of...

PM’s Flotilla Probe Committee to Include Foreign Observers

Responding to international pressure, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has announced Israel will launch a probe into the Mavi Marama commando operation, a probe that...

Fatal Shooting Attack Near Chevron [UPDATED 9:51AM IL]

7:34AM IL: Three policemen were injured by terrorist gunfire near Beit Chaggai in the Southern Chevron Hills area early Monday morning. It appears the...

Alleged Bronx Synagogue Bomb Plotters To Begin Their Trial

A chance meeting between a confidential government informant and a former Wal-Mart stock clerk will be a key piece of a criminal trial that...

Yerushalayim: Attempted Lynch on Erev Shabbos

For Yosef Moshe Lefkowitz, this erev shabbos is one that he and his family will never forget. R’ Lefkowitz and his son were heading...

Dubai: Mossad Agent Can be Tried in Germany

As Israel continues high-level diplomatic efforts to prevent the extradition of Uri Brodsky, a suspected Mossad agent from Poland to Germany, for fear he...

PHOTOS: BP Bikur Cholim Breaks Ground for a Much Needed Expansion

The air was electric on Eleventh Avenue on Sunday afternoon, Rosh Chodesh Tamuz, and the crowd was large and festive. The occasion was the...

Report: Electra Angered at Eida Boycott Threat

Executives of the Electra Company are reportedly angered over reports of an imminent Eida Chareidis boycott of the firm in light of renewed excavations...

PHOTOS: Orange County Sheriff Carl DuBois Welcomed By Jewish Community Leaders

Jewish Community activists from NYC and Upstate NY gathered this past Thursday evening  to support Orange County Sheriff Carl DuBois in his bid for...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Peter King Calls For U.S. Removal From UN Human Rights Council

Amongst the hustle and bustle of a busy NYC Sunday morning and in the shadows of the United Nations, America saw a determined leader,...

Spirit Airlines Pilot Strike Enters Day Two

Spirit Airlines customers will be scrambling to find other flights again today as a pilots strike enters its second day. The airline has canceled all...

Refugees Flee Kyrgyzstan Amid Unrest

Batken, Kyrgyzstan - Rioting spread across the south of this strategically important Central Asian nation on Sunday as the authorities failed to contain mobs...

Meah Shearim Moves Ahead With Boycott of Electra

Asra Kadisha and the Eida Chareidis began targeting Electra with threats of a boycott a number of weeks ago, as was reported by YWN-ISRAEL...

Iran Not Taking Sanctions Sitting Down

Iran does not appear to be taking UN Resolution 1929 sitting down and Tehran is making threats after the international body voted to impose...

As NYS Shutdown Looms, NJ Prepares For Their Own Shutdown

With budget talks intensifying, Governor Christie on Friday ordered his Cabinet to begin planning to shut down state government July 1 if there is...

Obama Pleads For $50 Billion In State, Local Aid

President Obama urged reluctant lawmakers Saturday to quickly approve nearly $50 billion in emergency aid to state and local governments, saying the money is...

Israel Seeks to Prevent Extradition of Suspect from Poland

According to a Dir Spiegel report, shortly after an Israeli national was arrested in Poland, Israeli diplomatic officials began efforts to prevent his...

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