WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Behind The Scenes: The Jewish Leaders Who Really Won & Lost In...

By now, we know who won and lost 99% of the races in New York yesterday. However, behind the scenes during each election year...

OBAMA: Election Was A ‘Shellacking’…It Feels Bad’

After his party suffered big losses on Tuesday night, President Obama told reporters that “it feels bad.” "The toughest thing over the last couple of...

נקמת דם עבדיך: IDF Kills Senior Terrorist In Gaza

During a joint IDF-ISA operation today, November 3rd 2010, a senior leader belonging to the terror organization "Army of Islam" was targeted. During the...

Friends, Fun, Support at Edison/Highland Park

Thirty boys living with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses shared a magical Shabbos with the residents of Highland Park/Edison last weekend.  The event was...

VIDEO: Is Anthony Weiner Jewish? His Mother Answers The Question For Us!

There has been some back and forth on Yeshiva World forums (homepage and Coffee Room) whether Rep. Anthony Weiner is Jewish or not. Many...

VIDEO: SUV Crashes Into Young Israel Of St. Louis

University City, Mo (KSDK) - Police are investigating the cause of a Wednesday morning crash involving an out of control car that drove through...

VIDEO & PHOTO Roundup From NYS Dem Victory Celebration In Manhattan

YWN photographers Hillel Engel & Shimon Gifter spent last evening at the Democratic celebration party in the Sheraton Hotel in Manhattan. Videos include Andrew Cuomo Victory...

Same-Gender Marriage Judges Get the Boot In Iowa

Three Iowa Supreme Court justices lost their seats Tuesday in a historic upset fueled by their 2009 decision that allowed same-gender couples to marry. Vote...

TEHILLIM – Hagon Rav Scheinberg Hospitalized In Manhattan

Please be Mispallel for Hagon HaRav Chaim Pinchas Scheinberg Shlita, the Rosh Yeshiva of Torah Or in Yerushalayim, who was hospitalized in Mount Sinai Hospital...

What’s Obama’s Next Move?

President Obama, shown in a phone call last night to House speaker-in-waiting John Boehner, holds a press conference today at 1 p.m. ET to...

Sink Concedes Florida Governor’s Race to Republican Scott

Republican Rick Scott spent more of his own money than any politician in Florida history, but needed a wave of conservative activism to push...

Daily News Op-Ed: Shelly Silver Wins Unopposed, But NY Loses If He Does Not...

The winds of political change are howling in Albany - but not when it comes to Assembly Speaker-for-life Sheldon Silver. He faced no opposition in...

NY Senate Control Up In Air

Albany, NY - Control of the state Senate remains up for grabs as election results continued pouring in on Wednesday. It could be unclear for...

UN’s Anti-Jewish Resolutions Loom As An Early United Nations Test For GOP Leaders

The first post-election test here for President Obama — and the new leadership in the Congress — will be the United Nations Education, Scientific...

NYS Controller Thomas DiNapoli Keep Seat Despite Tough Challenge

Controller Thomas DiNapoli beat back a tough challenge on Tuesday night to win a full four-year term. DiNapoli was declared the winner by New York...

Republicans Ride Voter Unrest To Control House

Republicans drew on the support of independents and the energy of tea party activists to fashion a resounding victory in the House in midterm...

PHOTOS FROM HEADQUARTERS: Victories In NY For Cuomo, Gillibrand & Schumer

9:00PM EST: Andrew M. Cuomo, whose career in government appeared all but over just eight years ago, was elected the 56th governor of New York...

Harry Reid Wins Reelection

Democratic Sen. Harry Reid bested Republican upstart Sharron Angle to win the U.S. Senate contest in Nevada, a costly, closely watched brawl that pitted...

ELECTION 2010 RESULTS **GOP WINS CONTROL OF THE HOUSE** [UPDATED 12:28AM EST]

12:28PM EST: Fox News projects that Harry Reid (D) is the winner in the Nevada race for the US Senate. 11:03PM EST: Fox News projects that...

Eric Schneiderman Wins New York’s AG Seat

The NY Times has called the NYS attorney general race for State Sen. Eric T. Schneiderman, a Democrat. With 66 percent of precincts reporting,...

Jerry Brown Projected Winner In California Governor’s Race

With the polls now closed in California, Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown is projected to become the next governor of California, based on exit poll...

Initial Reports: Boro Park & Flatbush Voted for Donovan 3-1 [Race Too Close To...

Initial reports are indicating that Boro Park & Flatbush voted for Donovan by overwhelming margin of 3 - 1. This is a significant victory...

Barney Frank Wins Reelection

Boston, MA - Barney Frank, the irascible powerbroker who has survived scandal, repeated redistricting, and the ups and downs of the Democratic Party, today...

Michael McGuire Defeats Cindy Barber In Race For Sullivan County Judge

YWN has recieved word moments ago that Michael McGuire (R) has just defeated Cindy Barber in the race for Sullivan County Judge by a wide...

Race For Lakewood Township Committee: Isaac Akerman Defeats Marta Harrison

The race for Lakewood Township Committee has been won by Isaac Akerman (R). He defeated Marta Harrison (D). 34-year-old Akerman was an Independent candidate who switched...

BREAKING: Florida Governor Who Executed Martin Grossman Loses

Florida Governor Charlie Crist, who received 50,000 emails and phone calls in the weeks before the execution of Martin Grossman, and decided to respond to their requests...

Asbestos Shuts Down Madison Square Garden, Cancels Knicks Game

 Traces of asbestos found inside Madison Square Garden has prompted officials to shut down the iconic arena and postpone Tuesday night's New York Knicks'...

Serious MVA / Pedestrian Struck Leaves Mother In Critical Condition

A 4 car MVA involving a mother and her child struck by one of the vehicles, has left the mother in critical condition. Flatbush Hatzolah...

VIDEO: YWN Speaks With Councilman Greenfield On Election Day

YWN met up with Councilman David Greenfield this election day morning, just as the Councilman had finished voting. We asked him a few questions: 1) Who...

Bloomberg Denies Term-Limit Hypocrisy

Two years after Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the City Council overturned the city‘s term-limits law, the third-term mayor cast a ballot Tuesday in support...

UPS To Raise Rates Nearly Six Percent In January

UPS will increase rates effective January 3, 2011. UPS Ground services will increase a net 4.9% through a combination of a 5.9% increase in...

YWN EXCLUSIVE: Doherty Slams Hikind for ‘Fabrication,’ Says Hikind Is Engaging In Dirty Tricks

A Jewish website posted a sensational story yesterday about Hikind's Republican challenger - Brian Doherty. That website claimed that Doherty, who is running an...

VIDEO: Rav Mendel Hager Of Viznits: In Zechis Fun Heiligin Rebbe, ‘Francis ben Elizabeth’...

Here is a video of Rav Mendel Hager Shlita of Viznits, the son of the Visnitzer Rebbe of Bnei Brak giving a Brocha to Fran Becker...

Some Info About YWN Election 2010 Coverage

As visitors to YWN have noticed, we have launched the YWN Election 2010 Coverage. Our team of reporters will be bringing you the most extensive...

Jewish Politics: Most Frum Jews Running For Office Today Will Lose

Here we go again. It’s that time of the year – Election Day. Every year, Yeshiva World News receives emails from Frum Jewish candidates...

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