Paterson Wants ‘Pardon Panel’ For Immigrants

In the wake of the controversial Arizona immigration law, Governor David Paterson announced the creation of a panel Monday that will seek to give...

UPDATED 7:30AM: ‘Shahzad Faisal’ Arrested At JFK For Failed Times Square Car Bomb

12:10AM EST: A man in Connecticut has been taken into custody in connection with the Times Square car bomb case. No further details have...

Documentary: Osama Bin Laden Living Comfortably In Iran

A new picture of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's life has been emerging over the past few years. In this scenario, he wakes...

VIDEO: Senator Parker Apologizes For Accusing Colleagues Of Being White Supremacists

Embattled NYS Sen. Kevin Parker this afternoon publicly apologized on the floor of the chamber for accusing his colleagues of racism -- but vowed to...

‘Person Of Interest’ Identified In Failed Times Square Bombing

ABC News is reporting that the FBI tonight has identified a "person of interest" in the Times Square bombing attempt. According to ABC News reports...

YWN PRESENTS ITS PHOTO & VIDEO ESSAY FROM LAG BAOMER 5770

Below are dozens of link (more than a thousand photos) of Lag BaOmer events around the world. YWN thanks our photographers, and all those who...

PHOTOS: Schumer Administers Oath of Office to Greenfield at Community Inauguration on Lag Ba’Omer

Over 500 people gathered at Franklin D. Roosevelt High School on 20th Avenue in Boro Park, Brooklyn on Sunday, May 2, 2010 to pay...

Officials: Times Square Bomb Plot Has Increasing Foreign Links

The failed car bombing in Times Square increasingly appears to have been coordinated by more than one person in a plot with international links,...

Metropolin Takes Over for Egged & Dan in Numerous Cities Monday

The Metropolin (Metropolis) Company beginning on Monday will take over for Egged and Dan, providing public bus service to a number of cities; Ra’anana,...

Security Issues Arise Following NYC Subway Scare

New York's subway system is the largest in the world, and its thousands of entrances and 800-plus miles of track make it vulnerable to...

Ahmadinejad At The UN: Calls To Curb America’s Nukes & The Zionists

Giving the evil an international podium permits Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad a platform to air his diatribe around the world and that is exactly...

Oorah Drawing 12 Free Laptops Tomorrow

That’s right – on May 4, 2010, 12 completely free laptops will be handed out to 12 lucky winners - every hour, on the...

Secularists Take On the Cinema City Complex Battle in Yerushalayim

While the frum Jerusalem community is concerned the new Cinema City Complex containing 19 theaters will result in chilul shabbos, the secularists fear the...

Positioning Each Child In School And Life: Part 4

This last article focuses on several, additional, tips in the school placement process. 1) Almost every placement suggestion brings with it some level of risk....

Mistaken ID Saved Livni from Arrest in London

The daily Yediot Achronot reports that police in December 2009 raided the northern London Hendon Hotel to arrest opposition leader MK (Kadima) Tzipi Livni...

Thousands of Jews Make Annual Pilgrimage to Africa’s Oldest Shul

Approximately 6,000 Jews on Sunday ended an annual pilgrimage to Africa's oldest synagogue, the Ghriba, on the Tunisian island of Djerba.   According to the AFP,...

Schumer Wants UN To Condemn Ahmadinejad If He Launches Hate-Filled Diatribe

United States Senator Charles E. Schumer called on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to commit to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty or return to Iran. Ahmadinejad...

Oil Spill Could Cost BP Over $3B

There are a lot of uncertainties right now about the Gulf oil spill. But one thing is clear: In addition to the intangible loss...

VIDEO: Kahanists Crash Levaya of Neturei Karta Leader

During the Sunday evening Levaya of Neturei Karta leader Moshe Hirsch, a number of persons identifying with the teachings of the late Rabbi Meir Kahane...

Iran: Holding Nothing Back

The Iranian’s brazen defiance of world dictate may only be surpassed by Tehran’s insolence, an in-your-face attitude that is perhaps unsurpassed in the international...

HEALTH: Walk This Way!

It’s simple, it’s free, you can do it alone or with others, and you can fit it into your daily routine very easily. Its...

Bibi Meets with Egypt’s Mubarak for Over 90 Minutes

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met in Sharm el-Sheikh with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak ahead of this week’s scheduled launching of ‘proximity talks’ between Israel...

Obama: Massive Oil Spill Might Not Be Stopped For Many Days

Federal officials closed a portion of the northern Gulf of Mexico to fishing Sunday, curtailing a billion-dollar business as high winds and choppy seas...

United, Continental Merge to Form Biggest Airline

United Airlines parent UAL Corp. and Continental Airlines Inc. agreed to merge in a stock swap valued at more than $3 billion that will...

Tel Aviv Mayor Huldai Declares War on Chareidi Chinuch

After chareidi chinuch had a day in court last week in the Emanuel Beis Yaakov case, the subject of chareidi education is once again...

Spitzer Takes Shots at Obama, Bloomberg & Cuomo

Disgraced ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer took another step back into political spotlight Sunday, appearing for a chatty interview at the 92nd Street Y on the...

Syrian Foreign Minister Rejects US Criticism & Warning

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem released a statement rejecting American criticism and warnings regarding Syrian involvement in supplying Hizbullah with Scud missiles. Syria’s state-run SANA...

Zaken: Olmert Received Over NIS 1 Million

Appearing before the Rishon L’Tzion Magistrate’s Court on Sunday, police told the court that suspect Shula Zaken is suspected of passing over NIS 1...

Rabbonim Warn of Boycott Against Barzilai Hospital

A number of rabbonim have sent a letter to Barzilai Hospital administrators warning that if they move ahead with plans to exhume bones from...

NYT Makes Big Deal Out Of NYPD Bomb-Squad Robot Used Every Day In Israel

To most people there, it was a sophisticated, technologically advanced response to a looming catastrophe. But the police reaction to the report of a...

Report: President Obama Rejects Israeli ‘Settlement Enterprise’

According to a Ma’an news agency report, US President Barak Obama has sent a letter to the PA (Palestinian Authority) with envoy George Mitchell,...

Clinton Warns Syrian Weapons to Hizbullah May Spark a Regional War

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in her remarks to the American Jewish Committee Gala Dinner in Washington last week warned that Syria’s arming...

PHOTOS & VIDEO: Motzei Shabbos Lag BaOmer 5770 In Meron

Following an uplifting shabbos in Meron, thousands of people gathered by Rashbi's tzyion on motzei shabbos for havdalah. Taking advantage of the relative calm...

250,000 Children Participate in 800 Lag B’Omer Parades

Yachad Shivtei Yisrael is the theme of Tzeirei Chabad’s Lab B’Omer parades around Eretz Yisrael, totaling 800 separate events involving 250,000 children. This year’s...

Report: Iran Produces Combat Choppers

While the world continues to debate economic sanctions against Iran, Tehran is moving ahead, adding to its military capabilities. The Iranian FARS news agency...

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