Rav Moshe Vaye Writes About On ‘Worms In Fish’ (World Famous Expert On Bugs)

Rav Moshe Vaye shlita, the world renowned expert in the field of hilchos tolaim and bedikas hamazon for over forty years, has been investigating...

NJ Gov. Christie: We’re Not Raising Taxes

On the surface the news looked pretty grim for Garden State residents on Tuesday – thanks to an unanticipated drop in tax revenues of...

Ben-Givir Petitions Court to Cancel Emanuel Bar Mitzvah

Right-wing activist Itamar Ben-Givir has petitioned the Jerusalem District Court in its capacity as an administrative court, seeking to have the Thursday bar mitzvah...

VIDEO: Atlantis Returns From Final Space Mission

Space shuttle Atlantis landed at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida Wednesday, concluding the final mission of its 25-year career. Fresh off a 12-day mission...

VIDEO: Kashrus Agencies Gathering To Discuss ‘Worms in Fish’

The following was written by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times: Brooklyn, NY - Rabbis from Kashrus agencies across the country gathered...

Shelly Silver Has Secret Tax Plan For Millionaires

The following is a NY Post exclusive report: Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, desperate to find new revenues to avoid budget cuts, has secretly proposed a...

Cuomo Picks Rochester Mayor As Mate

Newly announced Democratic gubernatorial contender Andrew Cuomo has looked to the state's third largest city for his lieutenant governor running mate, selecting the popular,...

3 Suspects In Holyland Case Including Olmert Meet With Each Other Against Rules

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was questioned by police for eight hours on Tuesday in connection with his alleged illegal actions pertaining to the...

Ground Zero Workers Will Get Federal Benefits

A bill backed by New York lawmakers to give federal benefits to people sickened by toxins at Ground Zero won approval yesterday in a...

Heat Wave Coming To NYC: Temp. May Hit Mid-90s

Break out the sunscreen. Wednesday's temperatures could inch up into the low and even mid-90s. "We're gonna' have a taste of summer, at least for one...

Terror Alert in the Heart of Tel Aviv [UPDATED]

1:33PM IL: Police in the Dizengoff area, the heart of Tel Aviv, are searching for an Arab couple believed to be terrorists planning to...

Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Case In 1999 Valley Hate-Crime Shooting

California - The U.S. Supreme Court this week declined to take up the case of the mother a postal worker slain in the 1999...

Community Board Approves Plan To Build Mosque Near Ground Zero

A Manhattan community board approved Tuesday the construction of a mosque and Islamic cultural center near the World Trade Center site. The measure passed 29-to-1,...

Lakewood PD Makes Additional Arrests In Recent Egg-Throwing Attacks Against Orthodox Jews

On Monday, Lakewood Police Department received information that Mark L. Johnson, who had been previously charged with bias intimidation and harassment while on probation,...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Chareidi Jews Defy Gedolei Yisroel & Ascend Har HaBayis

A group of Chareidi Jews ascended the Har Habayis today, with one man fully prostrating himself in prayer (as can be seen in the attached...

NYC Council Rejects Plan To Replace Boro Park Home With Bank

In a rare move, the New York City Council today rejected the application to change the zoning of 4802 18th Avenue from a private...

Obama to Send 1,200 Troops to Mexican Border

President Obama told Senate Republicans Tuesday that he's read the controversial Arizona immigration law and is concerned it would allow for discrimination -- but...

Former PM Olmert Questioned in Holyland Investigation

While former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is no stranger to police questioning, having been questioned during his tenure as prime minister a number of...

NYC: Public Advocate Launches Petition To Restore Priority 7 Funding

New York – Public Advocate Bill de Blasio today launched an online petition urging Mayor Bloomberg to restore funding for the city’s Priority 7...

State Rests Case Against Sholom Rubashkin

The state rested its case against former Agriprocessors executive Sholom Rubashkin shortly before noon this morning. The jury was sent home until Wednesday morning when...

Shulamith School Of Brooklyn Announces ‘Tentative Settlement’ With Parents Over Building Sale

Following a heated battle between parents and school, the parents of Shulamith of Brooklyn have come to an "tentative agreement" with the school over...

Police Union Slams Proposed Non-Lethal Force Bill

The police union is speaking out about a bill proposed in the State Assembly that would require police to only use the minimum amount...

PHOTOS: Swastikas Greet Yeshiva Boys In Flatbush Park

A group of Yeshiva boys from Yeshiva Birchas Shmuel were on a baseball outing to a local Flatbush park when they came upon large...

Worms In Fish: Rabbi Kuber Responds to Rabbi Scher’s Rebuttal

The ongoing controversy regarding the Halachic Shaila of "worms in fish" continues. Two weeks ago, YWN posted an article by Rabbi Mordechai Kuber explaining why...

Rav Lau Speaks Out on Anti-Chareidi Sentiment

Tel Aviv Chief Rabbi HaGaon HaRav Yisrael Meir Lau made an appearance in Bnei Brak on Monday to affix a mezuzah to the new...

First Time Since Pre-War Germany: Cholov Yisroel Milk

Germany’s kosher consumers can now enjoy a full line of locally produced boutique cheeses and milk that come from a small dairy farm near...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Hafganos Continue: No Solution Apparent in Ongoing Jaffa Protests

As promised, protests in Jaffa against ongoing excavations did take place with hundreds of chareidim on hand, confronting and defying police, who warned if...

Shelly Silver: ‘I Don’t Sign Anybody’s Pledges,’ & That Includes Cuomo’s

Democratic gov hopeful Andrew Cuomo expects to get thousands of people to sign his campaign pledge to clean up Albany. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver won't...

Report: Rav Bakshi Directs the Blame to Rav Eliyahu

In his testimony on Monday Rishon L’Tzion Rabbi Bakshi Doron Shlita told the court that he did nothing wrong, pointing a finger of blame...

Israel: Suspected Bread Cartel Leads to Arrests

Police investigators allege the heads of Israel’s four largest bakeries teamed up to create a cartel, arresting a number of senior officials as the...

Israel: Brutal Mounted Cop Sentenced to Community Service

Mounted policeman David Edri was sentenced to three months of community service on Tuesday by Jerusalem District Court Justice Rivka Friedman-Feldman for his unacceptable...

Police Recommend an Indictment Against FM Lieberman

Israel Police investigators have recommended to the State Attorney General’s office that a criminal indictment be handed down against Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman and...

Woman Survives Shocking NYC Subway Fall

A woman fell in front of an oncoming subway train on Monday night and survived. Emergency crews carried the woman out of the station on...

NYC Bus Drivers Get Paid Leave for Spit Attacks

New York City bus drivers took an average of two months paid days off last year after being spat upon by upset riders. The Metropolitan...

Landmark Status Could Stop Mosque Near Ground Zero

Opponents of a mosque planned near Ground Zero may be getting some unexpected help from the City. The building at 45 Park Place was constructed...

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