FBI Arrests ‘Most Wanted Mobster’ After 15 Year On The Run

Legendary Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger, who has been on the run for more than 15 years, was arrested Wednesday in Santa Monica,...

NJ Public Workers To Stage Large Protest Over Pension & Health Insurance Reform

New Jersey’s battle over benefits could hit a fever pitch today. Thousands of public workers are expected to stage what leaders vow will be their...

Congress Acknowledges Weiner Withdrawal

Bye-bye, Weiner. Randy ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner's resignation letter is set to be read aloud as soon as today on the House floor -- putting on...

Strong Quake Hits Japan, But Tsunami Warning Canceled

A magnitude-6.7 earthquake rattled northeast Japan early Thursday in the same area where a massive quake triggered a deadly tsunami in March, but there...

US Urges American Citizens : Don’t Go To Gaza By Sea

The United States updated a travel warning urging Americans to refrain from traveling to the Gaza Strip by sea and emphasizing risks, including a...

NY Allows Daredevil Niagara Falls Tightrope Walk

New York lawmakers on Wednesday gave final approval to a bid by daredevil Nik Wallenda to cross Niagara Falls on a tightrope. Such stunts at...

GRIDLOCK ALERT: Obama In NYC Thursday For Fundraisers

President Obama will be in New York City Thursday for another round of fundraisers spanning Midtown and the Upper East Side. Obama's first scheduled event...

Apple Removes Anti-Israel App From App Store

Apple Inc. says it has removed an application called “ThirdIntifada” from its App Store following complaints that it glorified violence against Israel. Israel’s information minister,...

Bogus Parking Placard Allows Advocacy Group To Park All Over NYC Without A Single...

The Daily News has discovered the greatest parking deal in the city - day-long free spots on some of the Big Apple's busiest streets. All...

VIDEO: Siren Sounds Off Across Israel As Part Of Defense Drill

An air siren sounded off across the country at 19:00 on Wednesday as part of a nationwide civil defense drill. During the week-long "Turning...

Bloomberg Administration Rejects Most Of City Council’s Attempt To Make Parking Regulations Fair

The Bloomberg administration is rejecting a slew of city council bills designed to make parking easier in New York City. Among the proposals given a...

Tri-State: Bracing For Thunderstorms; Tornado Warnings In Effect For New Jersey

Tornado warnings have been issued for several New Jersey counties, including Ocean, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, and Warren. Most were set to end by 6:00PM The...

Same-Gender Marriage Issue Takes Over Albany As Rest Of N.Y. Waits In Anticipation

There were passionate protests on Wednesday and still no vote on same-gender marriage from the Senate. Republicans, who control the vote, have yet to decide...

YWN EXCLUSIVE: Frum Passenger On Lufthansa Near-Miss At JFK Talks About ‘Terrifying Expierience’

As a follow up to the earlier YWN article about the near-miss at JFK, YWN has spoken to one of the passengers aboard...

New Company Allows Customers To Donate To Charities By Saving Money

Pomona, NY - BizBack.com, a new shopping-deals website which launched this month, is enabling ordinary consumers and advertisers to donate money to charitable causes such...

Conference Of European Rabbis Hear Urgent Report On Shechita

The Standing Committee of the Conference of European Rabbis gathered for a meeting today in London to hear the most up to date report...

San Francisco: Opponents of Circumcision Ban File Lawsuit

Jewish and Muslim organizations are joining in an effort to block a San Francisco ballot measure that would ban the circumcision of male children. The...

Cleveland Newspaper Profiles Rav Elyashiv’s Surgeon

The following article appeared in Cleveland.com: Thousands of Orthodox Jews gathered on Sunday night at Jerusalem's Western Wall to offer prayers for the speedy recovery...

Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rates Unchanged At Record Low

Surprising no one, the Federal Reserve on Wednesday left its target for short-term interest rates at essentially zero, saying the economy is not yet...

VIDEOS & PHOTOS: Thousands Attend BMG’s Annual Evening Of Chizuk

Thousands of Bnei Torah from all corners of Lakewood converged on a massive tent in the Southern part of town on Tuesday night,...

Orthodox Jewish Organizati​ons Ask Supreme Court Not To Interfere With Religious Liberties Of Religious...

An impressive array of Orthodox Jewish organizations and Rabbinical Courts from across the United States has filed an Amicus Curiae ("friend of the court")...

POll: Only 3 In 10 Will Vote For Obama

Americans are growing more dissatisfied with President Barack Obama’s handling of the economy and say it will be hard to vote to re-elect him...

U.S. Takes On Illegal Israeli Workers

United States authorities have decided to take a stand against the popular phenomenon of foreigners, mostly Israelis, working illegally in kiosks and stands located...

Following Kassam Rockets, Israeli Air Force Targets Terror Tunnel

An Israeli Air Force aircraft targeted an operational terror tunnel in the Gaza Strip during today's early hours. A direct hit was confirmed, and...

Count Former VP Al Gore Among Lib’s Dissatisfied With President Obama

Count former Vice President Al Gore among liberals dissatisfied with President Barack Obama. Gore, in a Rolling Stone essay to be published Friday, rips the...

Near Miss On JFK Runway; Jumbo Jets Seconds From Tragic Hit

A Lufthansa jumbo jet speeding toward takeoff was forced to a screeching halt on a Kennedy Airport runway to avoid a catastrophic collision with...

Early Morning Fire At Orthodox Synagogue Under Investigation

WynneField, PA - Investigators are looking for the cause of an early morning fire that has badly damaged a Philadelphia synagogue. The blaze broke out at...

Muslim Terrorist Charged With Murdering Two American Airmen In Germany

A Muslim radical who allegedly killed two American airmen during a shooting rampage in Germany was charged with first-degree murder today in Manhattan federal...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Shuvu Bar Mitzvah Celebration

The Shuvu network of schools in Eretz Yisroel celebrated its annual communal Bar Mitzvah this week in Yerushalayim. 200 Shuvu boys from throughout...

PHOTOS: 4th Annual Passaic Health & Safety Fair – A Huge Success

For the 4th consecutive year, Hatzolah of Passaic/Clifton and the Bikur Cholim of Passaic- Clifton, can truly be proud of the community wide...

Southwest Airlines Launches Fare Super Sale

Celebrating its 40th birthday, Southwest Airlines started running a promotion that’s sure to turn a lot of heads. Fares start at $40 for one-way trips...

More Fees: Spirit Airlines To Charge Boarding Pass Fee

The extensive menu of airline fees is growing again -- at least at one low-cost carrier. Florida-based Spirit Airlines has announced it will charge a...

Deal In Albany On Key Issues; Same-Gender Marriage Still Unsettled

2:10PM EST: Legislative leaders said on Tuesday that they had reached a tentative deal with Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to renew New York’s rent...

Israel Urges Apple To Remove Pro-Palestinian App

The Israeli government has appealed to Apple Inc. to remove an application called “ThirdIntifada” from its App Store. Israel’s information minister, Yuli Edelstein, sent the...

Jon Huntsman Announces 2012 Run For President

Jon Huntsman formally launched his presidential campaign on Tuesday in a speech emphasizing his foreign policy and global economic credentials, and echoing with the...

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