UPDATED: NYPD Officer Critically Injured After Being Hit By Motorcycle

An NYPD officer is listed in critical condition at Lutheran Trauma Center Sunday morning, after getting hit by a motorcycle while chasing a possible...

Killer Of Syrian Jewish Jeweler Said He Needed The Cash for His Sick Child

A well-dressed gunman told an upper East Side jeweler he needed cash for his sick child - and then he blasted him in the...

Chief Rabbi Metzger Shlita: Protests Encourage More Hate

Chief Rabbi Yonah Metzger Shlita has broken the silence, speaking out on Sunday against the violent protests surrounding the exhumation of kevarim at the...

Murderer Of Yankel Rosenbaum Speaks To NY Post

The man at the center of the 1991 Crown Heights riot now lives incognito in a New Jersey town, untroubled by memories of his...

Porush Visits Ashkelon Archaeological Site

Deputy Education Minister Meir Porush on Sunday made a visit to Ashkelon, meeting with the southern commander of Israel Police, who briefed him on...

Full-Body Scanners Arrive At LaGuardia Airport

WCBSTV reports: They're controversial and expensive. But full body scanners are ready to be put to the test at one local airport. Are passengers ready for...

Symbolic Protests as Bones Exhumed in Ashkelon

Israel police officials on Sunday morning are breathing a sigh of relief, expecting hundreds if not thousands of Atra Kadisha supporters and protestors as...

Litzman Cuts Barzilai Hospital Web Broadcast

Deputy Minister of Health Yaakov Litzman on Sunday cut the internet broadcast providing live coverage of the ongoing exhumation of kevarim from the hospital...

Barzilai Bones Conflict Being Put to Rest

Amid threats of burning the city down, officials on motzei shabbos arrived to remove the bones found at the building site of the new...

UK Airports Face New Ash Cloud Closures

Volcanic ash may force British airports to close again next week, the country's Department of Transport said Saturday. If a volcano in Iceland continues to...

Fighter Jets Escort Plane to Canada

Two Canadian fighter jets on Saturday escorted a Cathay Pacific Airways flight into Vancouver International Airport in response to a bomb threat on the...

ADL Slams Buchanan Anti-Semitic Remark

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Friday called Pat Buchanan “a recidivist anti-Semite who doesn’t miss an opportunity to show his fangs,” in response to remarks...

Obama Gets Tougher Over Terrorism

Sixteen months after taking office and inheriting the Bush administration's war on terror, Barack Obama may be turning out just as tough as his...

Sen. Lautenberg Blasts Buchanan’s Complaint About Jews On Supreme Court

U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) responded to commentator and former Republican Presidential candidate Pat Buchanan's complaint today that "if Kagan is confirmed, Jews, who...

Pat Buchanan Not Happy With Too Many Jews On Supreme Court

"A chorus of black commentators and civic leaders has begun expressing frustration over (Elena) Kagan's hiring record as Harvard dean. From 2003 to 2009,...

Petira Of Daughter of Steipler, Rebbitzen Ahuva Berman Z”L

Just as Shabbos was arriving in Eretz Yisroel, the sad news arrived of the Petira of Rebbitzen Ahuva Berman A"H. Rebbitzen Berman A"H was the...

PHOTOS: 5 People Killed in Thursday Night Bus Accident in W. Galil

 Following all the confusion and contradictory reports, the death toll from the Thursday bus crash on Route 85, the Akko-Carmiel Road is five, including...

Caraville Restaurant In Flatbush Has Hechsher Pulled – New Hechsher Put In Place

YWN was contacted by the Kashrus office of Rabbi Yechiel Babad, of Tartikov Bais Din in Boro Park with an "urgent Kashrus alert". He...

Deri: PR & Expelling the Fanatics is the Answer

Former Shas leader R’ Aryeh Deri in a Thursday radio interview addressed the recent anti-chareidi wave in Israel, seeking to give his advice on...

TRAFFIC ALERT: Travelling To & From Lakewood

Manalapan, NJ - Officials are advising motorists to seek alternate routes this weekend, when a portion of Route 9 will be reduced to one lane...

Lakewood School Budget Slashed

Lakewood, NJ - The Township Committee approved a resolution Thursday night, already supported by the Board of Education, to slash the school district budget...

Asra Kadisha Activists Spending Shabbos in Asheklon

An estimated 35 activists committed to Asra Kadisha’s battle to prevent the transfer of bones from the proposed building site of Barzilai Hospital have...

New Jersey Rally for School Choice in Trenton A Kiddush Hashem

Thursday May 13th was an historic day in the battle for School Choice in New Jersey. Over 1,500 people, including more than 800 Yeshiva...

Yosef Banda Home for Yomtov

Yosef Banda, one of the bochrim who was arrested in Japan for drug smuggling has been granted a leave from prison for Shavuos. In...

Heinz Ketchup Changing Recipe To Slash Salt

For the first time in 40 years, Heinz ketchup is changing its famous recipe -- by lowering the salt content in an effort to...

Suspicious Vehicle Causes Brief Scare In NYC

New York City police sounded an all-clear early Friday after a brief scare involving a suspicious car in lower Manhattan, a few weeks after...

Meah Shearim Mom has Harsh Words for State Prosecutor

The so-called Meah Shearim mom has signed the plea bargain agreement that compelled her to admit to being guilty of abusing and endangering her...

Gafne is Fed Up & Takes to the Airwaves

By all accounts, the chareidi community is in the midst of a tenacious attack, one targeting the very essence of the community’s existence, from...

Op-Ed: Life, Interrupted (Sholom Rubashkin)

Until today I didn’t cry. Until today my eyes did not water nor shed a tear. Until today my heart did not skip...

NJ Governor Sets Tone For US

If he succeeds, Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) could become a major political force in the years to come, whether he likes it or not. As...

High Court to Hear a Petition on Core Subjects in Chareidi Schools

A petition is being filed by the High Court of Justice on Sunday seeking to compel chareidi mosdos to include ‘core subjects’ in their...

Obama Thanks Times Square Responders At NYPD Headquarters

President Barack Obama visited One Police Plaza in Downtown Manhattan today to thank the law enforcement agents who responded to the attempted Times Square...

Plans for NY ‘Presumed Consent’ Organ Donation Bill Tabled

Albany, NY - Legislation that would have permitted authorities to presume consent for the harvesting of organs from deceased New Yorkers will not be...

Israel: The Battle Over a Mezuzah in a School

The plan to affix a mezuzah in the Meva’ot I’ron School near Kibbutz Ein Shemmer should be cause for celebration, but instead, it has...

Police Preparing for Protests in Ashkelon

Police are preparing for protests outside Barzilai Hospital as the dispute surrounding the kevarim at the site of the planned fortified emergency room. It appears...

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