Greenfield Announces Plan to Ensure that Children Are Safe In Schools

Brooklyn - New York City Council candidate and education advocate David G. Greenfield announced a plan that would require every non-public school submit their...

GOP Website Aims To Fire Pelosi

In response to their failure to stop health care reform from passing last night, the Republicans have set their sights on a new goal:...

UPDATE: IDF Soldier Shot Dead In Mistaken Fire Incident

9:00PM IL: It is now cleared to release that an IDF soldier was killed by mistaken gunfire in the Kissufim area. Golani Brigade forces...

Attorneys General In 12 States Poised To Challenge ObamCare

Attorneys general from at least 12 states say they will challenge the constitutionality of the healthcare reform bill passed by the House of Representatives...

Blaze In Talmid Torah Spreads To Beis Medrash

A blaze erupted on Monday morning in the Orot HaTorah Talmid Torah in the Rova Zayin area of Ashdod. Heavy damage was reported to...

NY DAILY NEWS: Comptroller Criticizes Lazar for Misleading Voters About Felder’s Support

A spokeswoman for Comptroller John Liu today chastised City Council hopeful Joe Lazar for distributing literature that seems to imply he has been...

BREAKING: NYPD Officer Shot In Bronx; Vest Saves Life [UPDATED 4:17PM EST]

12:40PM EST: An NYPD officer has just been shot in the Bronx at 3073 Park Avenue near 158th Street. The officer is reportedly in...

VIDEO: The 443 Highway: A Documentary For YWN

The link below is a documentary video created exclusively for Yeshiva World News Israel by Yaakov Rosen, highlighting the various issues surrounding the planned...

HEALTH: Getting through Pesach

It’s that time of the year again… the holiday season. Perhaps nothing is more challenging than getting through Pesach with your health and weight...

Kashrus of Insect-Free Greens Revoked Over Health Concerns

In a rare but welcome move, the Chief Rabbinate of Israel turned to Rabbi Pinchas Cohen, the Chief Rabbi of Netivot, instructing him to...

Help, Hope, Support, and Fun Are All Present at Chai Lifeilne’s Annual Family Retreat

Fifty-four families living with a child’s serious illness found comfort, support, information and inspiration at Chai Lifeline’s annual LH Financial Services Winter Retreat last...

Get’cha Head in the Game

Passover is a holiday that looms above us.  The mere thought of cleaning our homes, and the madness it entails can be a huge...

How Important is Image for PM Netanyahu?

According to veteran Gush Etzion resident Rabbi Chanan Porat, image is high on the agenda for Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, explaining that back on...

Virginia To Sue U.S. Over Healthcare Reform

Virginia's attorney general said he plans to sue the federal government over the healthcare reform legislation, saying Congress lacks authority to force people to...

Greenfield Takes Break From Campaign Trail Following Loss Of His Grandmother

Brooklyn - On the eve of Election Day, the Greenfield Campaign announced that it has postponed this morning's campaign events to allow David Greenfield...

This Will Not Stand: Newt Gingrich On The Passage Of Obamacare

This will not stand. No one should be confused about the outcome of Sunday's vote This is not the end of the fight it is the...

NYS Senator Espada Expresses Support For East River Bridge Tolls

State Senator Pedro Espada has come out in favor of tolls on some East River bridges. The majority leader now says he supports a $2...

Litzman: Criticism Due to His Chareidi Affiliation

Deputy Health Minister R’ Yaakov Litzman, who succeeded in obtaining a cabinet majority for the position of daas Torah is not making excuses, but...

Protest To Permit Jews Onto Har Habayis

Despite A rally to demand freedom of worship for Jews will be held in Yerushalayim on Tuesday evening at which time participants will question...

Almanah Of R’ Leibish Teitelbaum HY”D Faces Immigration Nightmare

The following is a NY Post article: The widow of a Brooklyn-born rabbi, murdered two years ago by terrorists in Mumbai, is facing an...

Major Hashovas Aveida – Man Returns Close to NIS 1 Million in Cash

A Modi’in man turned over a bag to police, a bag that he found containing money worth close to NIS 1 million. Police have...

Beilinson Performs its First ‘Incompatible’ Kidney Transplant

Doctors at Beilinson Hospital in Petach Tikvah performed a kidney transplant on 19-year-old Ortal Machlav, who was a dialysis patient for about 18 months...

BREAKING NEWS: House Passes Historic ObamaCare Bill; Democrats Erupt Into Cheers [UPDATED 11:30PM EST]

10:45PM EST: The House of Representatives has passed President Obama's historic health care overhaul bill with 219 - 212 yes votes.  Thirty-four Democrats and all...

PHOTOS: UJO Of Williamsburg & Met Council Collaborate On Major Food Distribution

Today the United Jewish Organizations of Williamsburg conducted their a major Passover distribution in conjunction with Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty (Met Council). UJO...

PM Netanyahu Invited to the White House

Only a few short hours before his scheduled departure for Washington to address an AIPAC (The American Israel Public Affairs Committee) conference, Prime Minister...

NYC Public Advocate, Transit Advocates Call For Improved Subway Security

The city public advocate said the Metropolitan Transportation Authority should not lay off station agents and instead save money by going after fare beaters. Bill...

R’ Porush Angered at UN Leader’s Arrival on Shabbos

Deputy Minister (Yahadut HaTorah) R’ Meir Porush sent a letter to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman condemning the arrival on...

Turkey: Relations Dependent on Gaza Siege

With Israel bashing remaining high on the world agenda, Turkey apparently cannot resist the opportunity to join in, returning to its leading anti-Israel role...

Litzman Wins this Round Against Barzilai – Ministry DG Quits

Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman is celebrating his victory, bringing the issue of the bones at the proposed site of the fortified emergency room...

PM Netanyahu: Construction in Jerusalem is Like Tel Aviv

Following are Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s remarks at the start of the weekly cabinet meeting as conveyed by his media advisor. "This evening I will...

Fire In Highland Park Bungalow Colony

10:34AM EST: Firefighters are currently battling a fire in the Highland Park Bungalow Colony, located on Highland Avenue in Woodridge, NY. Thick smoke can...

Yidden Escape with Their Lives in Erev Shabbos Attack in Yerushalayim

Jews returning from the Kosel and Har HaZeisim heading to the western capital came under attack in the Wadi Joz area on erev shabbos,...

Five Minute Grace Period Takes Effect In NYC

New York - As of 12:01 a.m. Sunday morning, a controversial new law grants that extra 300-second cushion to move your car for alternate-side...

Offer Would Allow Lakewood EMS Unit To Remain Intact

The Asbury Park Press reports: After months of negotiations, township officials have made an offer to the Emergency Medical Services department that would allow...

Third Intifada Well Underway

Not too long ago, the governments of Israel announced policy decisions and acted on what appeared to be in line with national interests, at...

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