9/11 Panel: US Remains Vulnerable To ‘Lone Wolf’

Former members of the 9/11 commission warned Thursday that despite efforts during the last decade to make American cities safer from terrorist attacks, the...

Fla. County Will No Longer Ticket Drivers For Signaling Police Speed Traps

A Florida driver's lawsuit challenging police who ticket motorists for flashing their headlights to warn of speed traps is having a rippling effect across...

U.S. Postal Service Wants To Halt Overnight Delivery

The U.S. Postal Service, struggling to cut costs and conserve cash, said Thursday it wants to end overnight delivery of letters and postcards and...

NYPD Bosses Tell Cops To Issue More Summonses

The ongoing ticket-writing slowdown by fedup NYPD cops has become so costly to the city that a top police commander seems to have resorted...

Maran R’ Elyashiv Shlita Lost Consciousness [UPDATED 10:07 IL]

Friday, 09:15 IL: Posek HaDor Maran HaGaon HaRav Yosef Sholom Elyashiv appears to have “lost consciousness” for a brief period a short time ago....

NYC: Advocacy Group Asks Hotel To Reconsider Hosting Ahmadinejad

A city-based advocacy group today asked the Warwick hotel to reverse its decision to host Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his delegation during the...

Koch May Oppose Obama’s Israel Stance On National Stage

Former Mayor Edward I. Koch’s strategy seemed almost nutty at first: ask Jewish residents in Brooklyn and Queens to vote against an Israel-loving observant...

Apple Pulls ‘Jewish Or Not Jewish’ App From French Store

Apple has pulled an app that enabled French users to look through a database of celebrities and public figures and identify whether or not...

NIS 100s Of Millions For Bnei Brak

Hundreds of millions of new Israeli shekels will be allocated for the city of Bnei Brak in the coming years, seeking to make significant...

Egypt Refuses To Export Lulavim To Eretz Yisroel; Large Shortage Expected

The growing tensions between Israel and Egypt may affect the Yom Tov of Sukkos this year. According to a report on IDF Army Radio on...

AAA Asks Feds to Block Toll Hike; Say Increase Violates Federal Law

AAA is urging the U.S. Department of Transportation to block a plan to increase tolls by as much as 50 percent on the bridges...

Funds Allocated For New Medical School, In Tzfat

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has allocated NIS 20 million to upgrade teaching at hospitals in the north for the benefit of students at the...

Showdown At The UN: Bibi To Speak On Same Day That Abbas Will Call...

The following is from the Financial Times: Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, will address the UN General Assembly on Friday next week, setting the...

Bloomberg Backs Obama’s Israel Policy

Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the Obama administration’s policy towards Israel, just days after a Republican won a local congressional election in which dissatisfaction with...

NYC Smoking Rate Drops To 14 Percent

The number of New Yorkers who smoke has dropped to 14 percent, down from 22 percent in 2002. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Thursday that there...

Misaskim Seeking Information About Deceased Found On Ocean Parkway

Misaskim was contacted by the Brooklyn Medical Examiner’s Office and the 66th Detective Squad regarding information about a deceased individual that has not been...

Israel May Place Terror Bus Outside UN

Following the Zaka precedent of placing a bus targeted by terrorists in front of The Hague, Israel is contemplating placing the school bus hit...

Din Torah Over Seating In Ponevezh Yeshiva

There is a most interesting din Torah pending in Ponevezh Yeshiva in Bnei Brak. The case was brought before the Av Beis Din, HaGaon...

Will Netanya Appoint An Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi?

There has not been an Ashkenazi chief rabbi in Netanya for some 20 years, but now, the city council is going to convene to...

Lakewood: Abandoned Cab Of Tractor Trailer With Arabic Literature Inside Puts Police On High...

A cab of a tractor trailer found abandoned with Arabic literature inside this morning, sent police on a search and put the department on...

Rabbonim Request Elad Storekeepers To Close At 11PM

A vaad that was established in Elad, seeking to return the community to its previous realities, is pleased that to date 15 shopkeepers have...

Greenfield Opposes Elimination Of 115 Parking Spaces At Nine Story Boro Park Facility

The New York City Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA) held a hearing this week on a proposed project that threatens to reduce available...

VIDEO: Funny Moments When Bob Turner Sworn In As NYC’s Newest Representative

Republican Bob Turner was officially sworn in today as the representative from New York's 9th Congressional District. The 70-year-old retired media executive took the oath...

Weprin Blames Obama For Stunning Loss

Assemblyman David Weprin is blaming President Obama for his stunning 54–46 percent loss to former television executive Bob Turner on Tuesday, claiming that he...

El Al Banning Liquids On Flights From Israel To USA

El Al is going to accept the FAA’s regulation and beginning on Monday (Sept 19th), it will be banning any liquids on board flights...

WCBSTV Reports About Anti-Israel Ads In NYC Subways, But Doesn’t Mention Critical Part

Three days ago, YWN published a letter written by NYC Councilman Lew Fidler to the MTA, urging them to disallow and/or remove a series...

Computers, Internet, Laptops, Email, Mobile Phones…The Obligations Of A Sanzer Chossid

A special Vaad Ruchniyos has been established in the Sanzer Chassidic community in Eretz Yisrael, in Kiryat Sanz in Netanya. This vaad made make...

Israeli Arabs In Custody – Terror Attacks Averted

Five Israeli Arabs were arrested on suspicion of planning terror attacks, including targeting policemen in their northern area village of Daburiya as well as...

Republicans Applaud Hikind At GOP Bash – Thanking Him For 6 Days Of Turner...

The New York State Republican Party rolled out the red carpet for an Democratic lawmaker who crossed party lines to back Bob Turner’s successful...

PHOTOS: Israel: Frum Cops Begin Training Program

Eighteen frum inductees entered Israel Police this week, beginning their 13 months of training towards being certified as policemen. They are part of a...

Rav Sherlow & Elazar Stern On IDF Kol Isha Incident

Rabbi Dr. Yuval Sherlow, rosh yeshiva of the Petach Tikvah Hesder Yeshiva has come out in support of the IDF in the matter of...

Ahmadinejad: Zionists Started WW1 & WW2

One of the great perks of running a country such as Iran is that you are simply not accountable to anyone; at least this...

Maran Elyashiv’s Vehicle Pulled Over By Traffic Cop In Yerushalayim

As Maran HaGaon HaRav Yosef Sholom Elyashiv Shlita was heading home following cataract surgery at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Yerushalayim, his driver was...

Special Bottles Of Wine From Hagaon Rav Chaim Kanievsky To Be Given To All...

All attending the upcoming exclusive fundraiser event this coming Sunday, will be receiving a ‘Gebenched’ bottle of wine from Hagaon Rav Chaim Kanievsky, TLS...

PA: Palestine Must Be Judenrein

Israel’s peace partner, the PA (Palestinian Authority), is showing its true colors. With the impending unilateral declaration of statehood on the agenda, PA officials...

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