Greenfield Bashes State Budget Plan; Calls Deficit Borrowing A Scam

Brooklyn - New York City Council candidate and education advocate, David G. Greenfield described the state's plan to erase its budget deficit by borrowing...

Yerushalayim: 3 Arabs Dressed As Frum Jews Taken Into Custody

9:35PM IL: Three Arabs disguised as frum Jews tried entering the capital, riding on a number 143 bus. The driver was suspicious of the...

Yomim Al Yimei Melech Tosif: Marking Maran Rav Elyashiv’s Shlita 100th Birthday

In the presence of family members and a small number of close friends and associates, Maran HaGaon HaRav Yosef Sholom Elyashiv on Monday night...

Mikva Water To Be Recycled In Yerushalayim; Pilot Program

Jerusalem is about to embark on a one-of-a-kind project in Israel, a pilot program that involves treating mikve water as City Hall continues efforts...

Germany Calls for Sanctions Against Iran

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday issued a call for sanctions against Iran, explaining the move is required to halt that nation’s nuclear weapons...

Shabbos Protest in Kfar Saba on Monday Night

It appears that Kfar Saba is joining other cities as a venue for anti-chilul shabbos protests, with one scheduled for today, Monday night. The...

NYS Soda Tax Losing Fizz

According to a report by the AP, the proposed "soda tax" does not look like it has enough fizz to pass the NYS Senate. Mayor...

President Shimon Peres: Har HaBayis Belongs to 3 Religions

In his usual diplomatic fashion, President Shimon Peres on Monday released a statement confirming the legitimate claims to Har Habayis by the three religions,...

Ex-The Park Ave Bank President Arrested & Charged With Fraud, Other Crimes

The former chief executive of The Park Avenue Bank in New York, which was closed by regulators on Friday, was arrested Monday, according to...

Op-Ed: 911 Systems Overloaded During Storm; Is NYC Ready For A Terrorist Attack?

The NYPD brought in additional 911 operators Saturday to handle the surge in emergency calls, YWN has learned. City officials reported 65,000 911 calls over...

Cleaning Lady Alert

Crown Heights, Brooklyn - Random items appeared to be missing from our apartment. Could it be our sweet hardworking cleaning lady who came...

Your Tax Dollars At Work: IRS Visits Sacramento Car Wash In Pursuit Of 4...

Excerpts from an article in the Sacramento Bee: It was every businessperson's nightmare. Arriving at Harv's Metro Car Wash in midtown Wednesday afternoon were two...

Chacham Ovadia: Nothing Changed On Phrohibition Of Visiting Har Habayis

Minister of Housing (Shas) Ariel Atias spoke with Israel Radio’s Reshet Bet on Monday afternoon, confirming that  following shachris in Maran R’ Ovadia Yosef’s...

Congress May Respond to Harsh Attacks Against Israel

While the White House and the State Department are busying themselves will assaulting Israel, seeking to pin Israel diplomatically for last week’s incident involving...

Lawmakers Push Bill To Give 9/11 Workers Lifetime Health Coverage

Local lawmakers say the city's $575 million settlement offer for ill September 11th first responders is not enough – and they're pushing for a...

WSJ Editorial Slams Obama For Harsh Words Against Israel: Enemies Get Courted, Friends Get...

In recent weeks, the Obama Administration has endorsed "healthy relations" between Iran and Syria, mildly rebuked Syrian President Bashar Assad for accusing the U.S....

Security Extremely High Surrounding Churva Dedication

There are simply no words to describe the realities surrounding the Monday evening re-dedication of the Churva Shul in the Rova, Jewish Quarter of...

Israel: Organ Donor Incentive Plan

Israel plans to implement a new program aimed at increasing organ donors. The program calls on residents to sign organ donor cards which will...

NY Jewish Businessman Fears For His Life After Dubai Mentions His Name

The NY post reports: A New York CEO with Israeli military ties fears he has a target on his back after his company was...

CNN: Testing Didn’t Duplicate Sticky Gas Pedal On Man’s Prius

Technicians who tested a Toyota Prius after its owner claimed its gas pedal stuck were unable to recreate the same condition, according to a...

Melville Officially Takes Over As Acting State Police Superintendent

Albany, NY - Col. John Melville of Orange County, a 29-year veteran of the State Police, has officially taken over as acting State Police...

Heightened Alert Status on Har HaBayis

Acting on intelligence warnings, Defense Minister Ehud Barak has decided to extend the weekend closure of PA areas throughout Yehuda and Shomron through Tuesday....

Teital to Undergo Psychiatric Evaluation

The Jerusalem District Court on Sunday ordered American citizen Yaakov Teital, dubbed “The Jewish terrorist” to undergo psychiatric evaluation. Teital stands accused of two...

Litzman: Ashkelon Hospital Kevarim a Deal Breaker

Speaking with Kol Chai Radio, Deputy Minister of Health R’ Yaakov Litzman made his position quite clear, and the matter of building the new...

PHOTOS: Burglars Cut Through Roof Of Bank In Flatbush

7:00PM EST: The NYPD is currently on the scene investigating a bank burglary of the Sovereign Bank located on McDonald Avenue & Avenue...

Knesset Speaker Rivlin: Don’t Cut the Tree We Sit On

Knesset Speaker (Likud) Reuven Rivlin spent much of Sunday morning speaking with various radio stations, supporting Israel’s policy to continue construction in the capital....

France Calls for Action Against Iran

France’s foreign minister feels America and Europe must act against Iran, unilaterally if need be. French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner spoke during a meeting of...

Google Close To Pulling Plug On ‘Google China’

The Wall Street Journal reports: Google Inc. appears increasingly likely to shutter its Chinese-language search engine, a step that would remove one of the...

NYC Cab Riders Scammed Out Of $8 Million, To Be Reimbursed

NYC taxi passengers taken for a ride by an illegal fare scheme could get some of their money back. The Taxi and Limousine Commission says...

Park Avenue Bank Follows LibertyPointe Bank Failure; Taken Over By Valley National Bank

Following the failure of LibertyPointe Bank on Thursday, the FDIC has announced another New York bank failure, The Park Avenue Bank, bringing the 2010...

Bais Yaakov School Ordered Closed After Discrimination Tensions

The Ministry of Education on Sunday ordered the closure of a Beis Yaakov School operating in the Shomron chareidi community of Emanuel. Municipal officials...

Clinton Can’t Find President Bush’s Letter; NYT Editorial Slams Israel

Yes, US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham’s opinion is important, as is America’s support, but this support does not eliminate Israel’s raison d’être, to...

Israel’s Prison System Continues Educating Terrorists

Until such time that terrorists are released from Israeli prisons in prisoner exchange deals, many opt to avail themselves of the may services offered...

Chareidim Community Unwanted in Nachal I’ron Area

Several tens of protestors were on hand in the Nachal I’ron (Wadi Ara) area of northern Israel, the site of the planned chareidi community...

Vandals Target Holocaust Memorial in Poland

Vandals targeted a Holocaust memorial in Poland, situated near Krakow, spray painting anti-Semitic epithets. They messages were painted in German and English local media...

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