30-Mile Backups Reported On Garden State Parkway

4:30PM EST: Officials reported massive backup on the southbound side of the Garden State Parkway today, as holiday motorists trying seize on the warm...

VIDEO: Recent Hafganah Footage Over Kevarim

The video shows police giving protesters 5 minutes to leave quietly from the area. The refuse, and get arrested. We leave the reader to...

Powell Goes After Obama On Spill Response

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said Sunday that President Barack Obama has moved too slowly in asserting leadership over the Gulf spill response...

Pelosi Blames Bush Administration For BP Oil Spill

The following is from the Washington Examiner: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., blamed the Bush administration for any lack of oversight leading up...

Report: Israeli Subs in the Persian Gulf

While the international media is focused on the Israel Navy and plans to intercept the Gaza humanitarian flotilla, according to the Sunday Times, the...

Second British Airways Strike Begins

A second five-day strike by British Airways cabin crew members started Sunday after talks between the union and the airline failed. The two sides met...

Catskill Regional Medical Center Conducts Full-Scale Emergency Exercise

Harris, NY - Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC), in conjunction with the Sullivan County Office of Emergency Management, the Sullivan County Sheriff's Department and...

UN Demand to Strip Israel of Nuclear Defenses

As pointed out on Sunday in a radio interview with Israel Radio with Mideast expert Dr. Dore Gold, a former Israel ambassador to the...

Almost No Schools Run Fingerprint Checks On Staff

Fewer than 1 percent of the state's 1,900 private schools run fingerprint checks on job applicants to screen for "offenders" and other criminal behavior,...

East Coast Fishermen Worry About Oil Spill

They watch and they wait, and increasingly, fishermen up and down the East Coast of the United States worry about the massive oil spill...

Israel Continues Preparations for Iranian Assault

According to Greek media reports, the Israel Air Force will be taking part in joint naval exercise with Greece, training that will include long-range...

Gaza: 100 Boats to Greet Humanitarian Flotilla

Seeking to maximize the media spectacle, sources in Gaza report that 100 boats plan to set sail from the Port of Gaza to greet...

Iran to Load up Bushehr N. Power Plant with Real Fuel Soon

According to a report released by Iran’s Fars news agency, quoting an “Iranian official” that country’s first nuclear plant, located in the southern city...

Petira of Car Accident Victim, 11-Year-Old Boruch Mordechai Berliner A”H

Once again tragedy has struck Boro Park.... YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of  11-year-old Boruch Mordechai Berliner A"H, who was struck by a...

‘Top Kill’ Fails to Plug Leak; BP Readies Next Approach

Three attempts to pump mud and 16 tries to stuff solid material into a breached Gulf of Mexico oil well failed to stop the...

Bloomberg Defends Ground Zero Mosque Plans

In his fiercest defense yet of the mosque proposed near Ground Zero, Mayor Bloomberg declared yesterday that it must be allowed to proceed because...

Clinton’s Role in Sestak Controversy Stirs Questions About His & White House Motives

The following is a Fox News report: Like an aging sports star who can't stay away from the game, Bill Clinton's direct role in...

WTC Lawyers Slash Cut of Settlement

Attorneys for thousands of sickened 9/11 workers wrote a letter to a judge saying they would cut their share of the massive settlement, which...

NJSP Increase Number Of Tickets Issued On Turnpike & GS Parkway

State troopers patrolling the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway last month wrote about 50 percent more traffic tickets than they did the...

More Children’s Medicine Made at J&J Facility Is Recalled

Four children's cough and cold medicines made at a Johnson & Johnson plant shuttered because of manufacturing problems were recalled Friday, a month after...

Emergency Responders May Have Faked Certificates

More than 200 emergency medical technicians, firefighters and police officers in Massachusetts and New Hampshire may have to surrender their licenses after an investigation...

Ousted Edison Police Chaplain Plans Protest

Edison, NJ - Township police chaplain Rabbi Bernhard Rosenberg, who was terminated from the paid position Thursday, said he plans to hold a demonstration...

Survey: Most Of Us Google Ourselves

Web search engines make our lives easier: They connect us with what we're searching for in a matter of seconds, and sometimes they bring...

Livni’s Unique View of What it Means to be a Jew

Opposition leader Tzipi Livni, who of late has not hesitated to express her disdain for chareidi Jewry on Thursday, went on another self-righteous tirade....

Rabbanei Bnei Brak Shlita Come Out Against Protests

A number of prominent Bnei Brak rabbonim shlita came out against the violent protests that spread to the Torah city this week. Signing the...

Rabbi Gershon Bess Makes ‘Machoah for Kovod HaTorah’ Regarding ‘Worms In Fish’

Submitted to YWN by Rabbi Gershon Bess; Rov Congregation Kehilas Yaakov, Los Angeles with the permission of HoRav Elyashiv Shlit”a. As a Rov of a...

Op-Ed: Republican – The Political Party For The Jewish Vote

Contrary to what some in the Orthodox Jewish/Hasidic communities have come to believe that “Republicans are out of touch with our daily needs,”...

More People Expected To Hit The Road This Memorial Day Weekend

Expect to see even more people on the roads if you're headed out of town this Memorial Day Weekend. AAA says about 28 million Americans...

NYC’s Worst Cellphone Dead Zones

The following is a Wall Street Journal article: To dial up the best cellphone service in New York, try the Lincoln Tunnel. Seriously. It's wired, and...

White House Blames Bill Clinton In Sestak Scandal

The following is a Washington Post exclusive report: Senior White House advisers asked former President Bill Clinton to talk to Joe Sestak about whether he...

NJ State Police Out in Force Over Memorial Day Weekend

The busy Memorial Day holiday is almost here. If you speed, drink and drive, or commit other offenses you better watch out. New Jersey state...

Chareidi Boycott Update: Electra Backs Down in Excavation Dispute

It appears the growing boycott by the chareidi community against the Electra Company may have succeeded in persuading the company to seek a solution...

Quebec Wants Montreal Yeshiva Closed

Quebec's education ministry has obtained a court injunction to shut down a private Jewish school in Montreal for not maintaining scholastic standards. The Académie Yeshiva...

Rahm Emanuel’s Kosel Visit

White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel’s Kosel visit on Thursday was a major media event in Israel, receiving prominent air time on the...

Williamsburg: Construction Worker Killed After Fallling 5 Stories

A hardhart fell to his death Thursday from the fifth story of a building under construction in Brooklyn, officials said. The death of construction foreman...

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