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Ahead of Strict Lockdown, Jerusalem Has 6,336 New COVID Cases, Bnei Brak 3,332

With less than one day before the hermetic closure of Israel, the number of Corona cases still continues to spike. On Thursday 6,883 new...

1st Shechita In The UAE: Certified As “Kosher Dubai” And “Halal”

The Jewish community in Abu Dhabi shechted 2,500 chickens this week under the supervision of the United Arab Emirates' only resident Rav, Rabbi Levi...

CORONA YOM KIPPUR: A Guide For Shuls and for Fasting From Rav Yitzchok Yosef...

(Translated by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com) The following ruling was issued by the Chief Rabbi of Israel, Rav Yitzchok Yosef, shlita in regard to...

El Al Tries To Thwart Eli Rozenberg’s Takeover As Controlling Shareholder

El Al is trying to prevent the airline's transfer of control to Eli Rozenberg, who acquired 42.89% of El Al with a $150 million...

MORE PEACE? Netanyahu To Meet With Sudanese Leader Within Days

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is expected to meet with Sudanese leader Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan in the next few days in Uganda, the Arabic...

VOTER FRAUD STARTS: Mail-In-Ballots For Trump Found In Trash [TRUMP RESPONDS]

Federal authorities in Pennsylvania say a small number of military ballots cast for President Donald Trump were discarded in Luzerne County. The U.S. Attorney’s...

TRAGEDY IN HAIFA: Chareidi Woman Is R”L Killed After Falling Through Balcony

Tragedy struck the Haifa community on Thursday, when a Chareidi woman in her early sixties, was R"L Niftar after she fell from the balcony...

ALERT – Urgent Message From Hatzolah About Dramatic Rise In COVID-19 Cases

The following urgent message was sent to YWN by Chevra Hatzolah regarding the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases throughout the Jewish communities in NYC: September...

“Another Peace Accord With Israel In A Day Or Two,” U.S. Amb. To UN...

US Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft said on Wednesday that US President Donald Trump may be announcing a peace accord between Israel...

POLL: Support For Racial Injustice Protests Declines

As the decision in Kentucky to bring charges against only one of three police officers involved in a raid that killed Breonna Taylor sparks...

“VOTE HIM OUT!” Protesters Greet Trump As He Pays Respects To RBG [SEE THE...

President Trump visited the Supreme Court on Thursday morning to pay respects to late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and was greeted by protesters. Trump and...

Ashdod Man Contracts Corona For Second Time

According to a report in the local Ashdod news site, Ashdodnet, a 28-year-old resident of the city, Roee Elmaliach, has reported that he has...

Israel: 206,332 Cases, 1,335 Deaths: Hospitals Operating With 1/3 Of Usual Staff

Israel's Health Ministry confirmed 6,808 new coronavirus cases on Thursday morning in the previous 24 hours, with a record high of 12.9% positive virus...

Israeli Rapid COVID-19 Gargle Test To Be Launched In European Airports

A rapid COVID-19 gargle test developed in Israel is being launched in European airports. The test works by having travelers gargle with a small amount...

El Al Issuing Vouchers Worth 125% Of Canceled Flights

El Al is offering vouchers worth 125% of missed flights.to customers whose flights were canceled in the past six months due to the coronavirus...

According To Latest Poll Bennett Will Be The Next Prime Minister of Israel

As time goes on and the Coronavirus crisis weighs more heavily each day on the government and the public continues to lose trust in...

Far Rockaway: Torah Academy For Girls (TAG) Closed Due To COVID-19

Torah Academy for Girls in Far Rockaway was forced to close due to COVID-19 on Wednesday night. The school sent the parent body the following...

WATCH THIS! Bikur Cholim Dressed From Head To Toe In Protective Clothing

Israel's government officials are facing the grim situation of implementing further restrictions on Israeli citizens in the wake of soaring coronavirus cases and overloaded...

Hagaon HaRav Shalom Cohen: Make Every Effort To Daven Outside

On Wednesday, Hagaon HaRav Shalom Cohen, Rosh Yeshivah of Porat Yosef, and the head of the Moetzes Chachmei Hatorah of the Shas Party, issued...

Chevra Kadisha In Israel Prepares Morgue For Hundreds Of COVID-19 Niftarim

In light of the frightening rise in the coronavirus infection rate and the growing number of seriously ill patients, Israel's Chevrei Kaddisha are preparing...

Israeli Delegation Flies Over Saudi Arabia On Direct Flight To Bahrain To Finalize Peace...

A senior Israeli delegation flew to Bahrain on Wednesday morning to hold talks on drafting a comprehensive peace treaty between the two countries, Walla...

UAE’s 1st Kosher Restaurant Opens In World’s Tallest Building

The first kosher restaurant in the United Arab Emirates opened on the ground floor of the luxury Armani Hotel in Burj Khalifa, the world's...

HORROR IN BNEI BRAK: 18-Yr.-Old Newlywed R”L Loses Leg After Tree Falls On Her

An 18-year-old woman was seriously injured by a tree that collapsed on her in the courtyard of a home in Bnei Brak on Tuesday,...

TROUBLE IN SULLIVAN: Former Judge’s LaBuda Election Petitions in DA’s Race Called Into Question

MONTICELLO – Calls are being made for an investigation into petitions filed with the Board of Elections by a former judge, in the Sullivan...

Israel To Go Into Strict Lockdown Starting Friday Until After Simchas Torah

After a full day of squabbling, name-calling, arguing, and walkouts, members of the Corona Cabinet decided that as of Friday, Israel will face a...

Judge: Eric Trump Must Testify In NY Probe BEFORE Election

Eric Trump must testify in a New York investigation into the family’s businesses before the November presidential election, a judge ruled Wednesday, rejecting lawyers’...

Pentagon Assures Gantz That U.S. Will Protect Israeli Military Edge

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper promised Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz that the US is committed to maintaining Israel's military edge as plans move...

GOP Senate Report On Biden Son Alleges Conflict Of Interest

Two Republican-led Senate committees issued a politically charged report Wednesday alleging that the work Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s son did in Ukraine constituted...

NYC Concerned With “OCEAN PARKWAY CLUSTER” – COVID Uptick In Jewish Communities

The city's Department of Health & Mental Hygiene made an ominous announcement Tuesday night: Several neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens are experiencing an uptick...

BIG DEVELOPMENT: Johnson & Johnson Begins Giant Study of One-Dose COVID Vaccine

Johnson & Johnson is beginning a huge final study to try to prove if a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine can protect against the virus. The study...

WATCH THIS: Liberal College Professor Tells Students She Hopes Trump Supporters Die Before Election

Marshall University has suspended a professor for saying in an online class that she hopes Trump supporters get coronavirus and die before the November...

DEVELOPING: The Yom Kippur Battle: Will Israel’s Shuls Remain Open?

As Israel's daily coronavirus cases continue to soar, the coronavirus cabinet met for over eight hours on Tuesday to discuss further restrictions to combat...

“A National Emergency” – Netanyahu Urges Immediate Partial Closure Of Airport, Shuls & Protests

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu‏‏ is calling for the immediate implementation of tightened restrictions on Israel's public sphere and economy. Netanyahu asserted that Israel is in...

Facebook: Fake Pages From China Tried To Disrupt US Politics

Facebook says it has removed a small network of fake accounts and pages that originated in China and focused on disrupting political activity in...

ARRESTED: Man Tries Setting Williamsburg Building On Fire, Shomrim Facilitate Arrest [VIDEOS & PHOTOS]

A man was arrested after starting a fire in Williamsburg late Tuesday night. Sources tell YWN that a man set a large pile of trash...

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TRAGEDY IN HAIFA: Chareidi Woman Is R”L Killed After Falling Through...

Tragedy struck the Haifa community on Thursday, when a Chareidi woman in her early sixties, was R"L Niftar after she fell from the balcony...