Diamond District Salesman Nabbed In $2 Million Heist At Another Jewelry Center

A Diamond District jewelry peddler is accused of acting as the lookout in a $2 million gem heist from a tony Manhattan antique center,...

Councilman Greenfield Reminds Voters Of Their Privacy Rights On Election Day

Brooklyn -  With Election Day just hours away, Councilman David G. Greenfield is making voters aware of their privacy rights and providing some helpful...

Rescued Chilean Miner To Run In NYC Marathon

A Chilean miner will go from running underground to running through the streets of New York. A spokesperson for New York Road Runners says Edison...

Conference Of Presidents Strongly Criticizes UNESCO Labeling Of Kever Rochel As Mosque

Leaders of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations strongly criticized the resolution passed recently by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific,...

Nonprofit Gets Preliminary OKs For Hamptons Eruv

A nonprofit formed to create an eruv in the Hamptons has received preliminary permission from two utilities to use their poles in creating the...

NYC Jews Worried About Their Mail After Mail Bomb Plot

New York area synagogues were on heightened alert Monday, and some New York City apartment buildings were taking the extra precaution of not accepting...

Pataki Endorses Paladino

Former Governor of New York George Pataki today endorsed Buffalo builder Carl Paladino for Governor of New York. "We do agree on three essential Republican-Conservative...

Thousands In Yerushalayim Protesting Against Yeshiva Student Benefits

Some 5,000 students have left Jerusalem's Paris Square and are marching towards Zion Square as part of a protest against the yeshiva student funding...

Internet Voting Arrives…But Is It Secret & Safe?

On Tuesday, for the first time, voters in 33 states will be able to vote using some aspect of the Internet. But no matter...

PHOTOS: Agudath Israel of America Inaugural Legislative Breakfast

Imagine virtually all the askonim, advocates, and activists of our community all joined together in one room. Imagine them gathered for the singular purpose of...

Bill Clinton Calls Kiryas Joel Mayor To Back Rep. John Hall

Maggie Haberman of Politico reports: There have been lots of reports this weekend about pushes with the ultra-Orthodox community of Kiryas Joel - which helped...

Gitmo Killer Sentenced To 40 Years; Obama Admin Deal Cuts Term To 8 Years

A military jury on Sunday gave teen terrorist Omar Khadr a 40-year prison sentence for killing an American commando in Afghanistan, but the sentence...

Cargo Plane Bomb Plot Tip-Off Came From Freed Gitmo Inmate

The tip-offex to authorities about two U.S.-bound cargo plane bomb parcels came from a penitent al Qaeda member formerly held at Guantanamo Bay, according...

YWN MAILBAG: Why Is Hamodia Promoting Intermarriage?

Sounds crazy, right? Hamodia, the newspaper of “Torah Jewry,” promoting intermarriage, how can that be?!?!? As much as it pains me to write this...

Rev. Jesse Jackson Expresses Solidarity With Jewish Community

The Rev. Jesse Jackson and a North Side rabbi met Sunday in a show of solidarity after packages containing explosives bound for different Jewish...

Kiryas Joel: Aide to House Minority Whip Denies Speaker Push at Hasid Meeting

Maggie Haberman of Politico reports: A spokesman for House Minority Whip Eric Cantor is denying a report that he told Hasidic leaders in Kiryas Joel...

49 Jewish Gravestones Smashed In France

Strasbourg - Forty-nine tombstones were desecrated in the Jewish cemetery of Bar-le-Duc in northeastern France, police announced on Sunday. No claim nor inscription was found...

Google Earth, iPhone Trouble Israeli Security Chief

Civilian Internet applications now offer militant groups access to intelligence that rivals what government spies can get, Israel's domestic security chief said on Monday. Shin...

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