Flatbush Shomrim Nab Predator

Thanks to a previous alert by the Flatbush Shomrim in educating the public, residents are realizing the importance of reporting predators. In a continued...

Auto Bill Draft Would Require ‘Black Boxes’

All new cars would have to be equipped with "black boxes" that record performance data and federal safety regulators would be granted the authority...

Jordan’s Abdullah Takes Another Swipe at Israel

Jordan’s King Abdullah II is definitely seeking to maximize the pressure being exerted on Israel from the international community regarding construction in Yerushalayim. Once...

Bnei Brak: 4-Year-Old Sustains Serious Burns

Lag B’Omer hasn’t yet arrived, but in Bnei Brak, a 4-year-old girl who returned from kindergarten stopped to observe a bonfire lit by some...

Deputy Minister Porush Meets With Justice Barak To Discuss Emanuel Discrimination

Deputy Minister of Education (Yahadut HaTorah) R’ Meir Porush met with former President of the High Court of Justice Prof. Aaron Barak to discuss...

Attorney General: Gabi Gazit Will Not be Questioned by Police

It appears that if one wishes to lash out at a sector in Israeli society, one may do so freely as long as the...

Meron Lag B’Omer Information Numbers

Israel’s Holy Sites Authority has established an information number to assist anyone heading to Meron for Lag B’Omer, providing information on traffic conditions, parking...

Kahanists Planning to Burn Obama Photos on Lag B’Omer

Persons affiliated with the outlawed Kach organization have printed photos of US President Barak Obama receiving an award from a Muslim organization, photos being...

Halachically Speaking Presents Lag Baomer Edition To Download

In honor of Lag baomer, Rabbi Moshe Dovid Lebovits, who writes tha Daily Halacha for YWN, has written a beautiful edition of Minhagim and...

Hatzolah Member Appointed As Commissioner Of Port Authority Of NY & NJ

Jeffrey A. Moerdler, the New York practice leader of Mintz Levin’s Real Estate and Communications practices and an active member of the Riverdale community,...

Reports: Feds Begin Criminal Probe Into Goldman

Federal prosecutors are reportedly looking into whether Goldman Sachs has committed securities fraud. The Securities and Exchange Committee referred its investigation of Goldman to The...

Agudath Israel Opposes NYS Organ Donation Bill

ALBANY – Legislation that would permit authorities to presume consent for the harvesting of organs from deceased New Yorkers is being “vigorously opposed” by...

United & Continental Airlines Expected To Merge; Will Be Worlds Largest Airline

United and Continental Airlines are expected to announce Monday that they are combining operations to create the world's largest airline, the culmination of more...

Two Teens Arrested For Assaulting Yeshiva Rebbe On ‘The Cheder’ Property

The following is from the NY Post: A Brooklyn rabbi took a fierce beating from teenage punks after demanding they scram from a yeshiva schoolyard...

Lag B’Omer Shabbos in Tzfas and Meron

Thousands are making their way to Meron and nearby Tzfas for shabbos ahead of Lag B’Omer. Police expect over 400,000 people to visit the...

Netanyahu Celebrates Success in Central Committee Vote

It appears that clearing his scheduled to persuade Likud Central Committee voters to get and vote did the trick as Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu...

Secretary Clinton Issues a Warning Over Scud Missiles

It would appear that the irrefutable evidence provided in Washington by Defense Minister Ehud Barak regarding Syrian’s transfer of Scud missiles to Hizbullah indeed...

Massive Oil Slick Just A Few Miles From Louisiana Coast

A 120-mile oil slick advanced to within a few miles of the mouth of the Mississippi River on Thursday as authorities scrambled to keep...

Prosecutors Request 25 Years For Rubashkin

Prosecutors have asked U.S. District Court Judge Linda Reade to sentence R’ Sholom Mordechai ben Rivka Rubashkin to 25 years in prison, less than...

WSJ: Should Sholom Rubashkin Receive a Life Sentence?

The following is from the WSJ Law Blog: Worldcom fraudster Bernie Ebbers got a 25 year sentence. Enron’s Jeff Skilling got a little more than...

Tourism Minister to Visit Kever Rashbi on Motzei Shabbos

Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov, who is coordinating the preparations for Lag B’Omer celebrations at Kever Rashbi will visit the site this motzei shabbos. During...

FDNY To Increase Ambulance Coverage On West Side Due To Closure Of St. Vincent’s...

Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano announced today the city will increase basic ambulance coverage by 15% on the West Side to alleviate the impact...

Leah Rubashkin Takes The Stand In Sentencing Hearing

The wife of Sholom Rubashkin testified Thursday morning about “the giant of a man,” her husband. Sholom Rubashkin, 51, has been convicted of 86 counts...

Washington Refuses Meetings With Mayor Barkat

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, who is visiting Washington, was denied an opportunity to meet with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and special Mideast envoy...

Graco & Simplicity Crib Recall

A Simplicity and Graco crib recall is effecting hundreds of thousands of consumers. Hardware failures in the structures of cribs in both companies has...

Continued Toll Lane Closures at Woodbury for E-ZPass Construction

The New York State Thruway Authority today announced that weather and adjustments to the construction schedule will delay the opening of Highway Speed E-ZPass...

The PCS Job-Seeker’s Guide; How to Choose an Occupation (Part 5)

It’s a simple, well documented fact: People who are happy in their jobs are eminently more successful over time than those who are not....

Greenfield Questions NYPD Traffic Chief About Excessive Parking Tickets

At a hearing of the New York City Council’s Committee on Public Safety yesterday, Councilman David Greenfield used the opportunity to question the NYPD’s...

Governor Paterson, Top Officials To Take Questions In Blog

NYS Governor Paterson today announced the launch of the Straight Talk, Straight Answers blog where the Governor and senior administration officials will respond directly...

PHOTOS: The Latest On The Stolen Sifrei Torah In Boro Park

The following is the WCBSTV article regarding the stolen Sifrei Torah story, which was first reported by YWN just minutes after the theft...

Australia Moves To Ban Logos On Cigarette Packs

Australia could become the first country in the world to require cigarette packages to be stripped of logos and designs. By July 2012, all cigarettes...

Chareidi Councilman Pindrus Comes Under Fire for Disparaging Remark

As the Emanuel Beis Yaakov case takes a prominent place in Thursday’s news in Israel, with the sides and parents appearing before the Supreme...

Yishai to Visit the White House

It appears the White House is adopting a different approach towards actualizing its demands to halt construction in Yerushalayim, extending an invitation to Deputy...

Holyland Suspect Rabin Remanded for a Third Time

Meir Rabin, portrayed by police as the main suspect in the ongoing Holyland investigation was remanded for an additional six days on Wednesday afternoon...

Bloomberg Blasts New Arizona Immigration Law: We’re Committing National Suicide

A fired-up Mayor Bloomberg warned the U.S. "is committing national suicide" by passing the buck on implementing comprehensive immigration reform. Hizzoner delivered the blunt message...

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