EJC Calls on UN Security Council to Put Forward Robust Resolution Against Iran

(Paris, 9 February 2010) – The European Jewish Congress is calling upon the UN Security Council to quickly put forward a new and robust...

Rocket Attack Leaves 8 Soldiers Injured, 1 in Serious Condition

Terrorists on Shabbos (Fri. night) fired mortar shells into an IDF position at Nachal Oz. Eight IDF soldiers were injured in the attack, with...

Felder Honored by Brooklyn Housing and Family Services

Brooklyn, NY – Democratic Council Member Simcha Felder was honored by Larry Jayson, Executive Director of Brooklyn Housing and Family Services at their annual...

PA Getting Increasingly Serious Regarding Boycott of Israeli Goods

It would appear that at least until a peace agreement is signed in the future, the PA (Palestinian Authority) remains determined to maintain the...

3:25PM EST: Spring Valley: Serious MVA

Maple Avenue & Decater Avenue; Hatzolah is on the scene of a serious MVA involving a school-bus. Medevac was initially placed on stand-by, but...

Chomesh Event on Lag B’Omer

Remaining steadfast in efforts to rebuild the northern Shomron community of Chomesh, a major Lag B’Omer event is planned on location of the former...

PA: Talks Not Going to Begin Anytime Soon

Not feeling the need to defend the PA (Palestinian Authority) policies, senior negotiator Dr. Saeb Erekat announced on Monday that he does not see...

Mayor Barkat – Railway a Bad Inheritance

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat is on his first visit to North America in his new capacity, mayor of Jerusalem. In an interview granted to the...

2 Philly Cops Wounded In Shooting

Two undercover narcotics officers were shot Tuesday evening while trying to serve a warrant, the latest in a spate of shootings at police that...

Public Pressure May Compel Treasury to Act

Finance Minister Roni Bar-On continues to come under attack from his fellow ministers and citizens alike, accused of have "fallen asleep at the wheel"...

5.9-Magnitude Quake Shakes Turkey

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck Turkey early Monday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of injuries, deaths or damage. The earthquake's epicenter...

Tuesday News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael

Lillian Perez, the housekeeper who filed a lawsuit against Mrs. Sara Netanyahu has filed another suit, now claiming the prime minister’s wife threatened her...

Photos: Toldos Aron Rebbe in Meron

Click HERE to see photos of the Toldos Aron Rebbe Shlita in Meron on Lag Ba'Omer

Livni Trying Out the Premiership Role

Kadima leader Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni caused a bit of a political storm at home following her comments in the Sharm el-Sheikh Quartet Conference...

Rockets Continue to Pound Kibbutz Kfar Aza

On Wednesday, a number of rockets landed in Kibbutz Kfar Aza, resulting in damage to a number of homes. A number of weeks ago,...

Severe Thunderstorm Watches For NYC, Tri-State

3:10PM EST: The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for most of the Tri-State area until 10 p.m. Wednesday. Forecasters say there...

School Bus MVA in Brooklyn

4:17PM EST: Hatzolah is on the scene of a school bus involved in an mva on 6th Avenue and 47th Street in Brooklyn. At least...

Chevron Yeshiva Kenos on Thursday, Rosh Chodesh Nissan

Thousands are expected to turn out for Thursday’s Kenos Bogrei Yeshivas Chevron Knesses Yisrael, a gathering of former talmidim of the yeshiva. The event...

One Number To Remember

Chesed Helpline­­­ -718-705-5000 – “bridging the gap; connecting chesed organizations worldwide” In order to easily access the overwhelming number of organizations, the Chesed Helpline gathers...

Does Knesset Speaker Rivlin Have an Anti-Religious Agenda?

It appears there is a feeling among some that Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin, who portrays himself as being shomer shabbos, may have an anti-religious...

33 Month Sentence for Fax Threat Against the PM

A 32-year-old PA (Palestinian Authority) resident of Chevron was sentenced to a 33-month prison term for sending a fax threat to Prime Minister Binyamin...

Hamden CT: Pedestrian struck by auto in critical condition

Police say that Jennifer Herschkowitz of Brooklyn, New York was crossing Whitney Avenue near the Sherman Avenue intersection when she was struck by a...

Labor Coalition Opponents Send Message to Netanyahu

Seven Labor MKs who are strongly opposed to the Labor Party entering the coalition sent a letter to Premier-designate Binyamin Netanyahu on Monday, informing...

A Look at Israel’s Roads in January 2010

According to statistics released by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics, there were 1,190 vehicular accidents involving injuries throughout Israel in January 2010, not including...

11:35AM EST: Flatbush: Fatal Jumper Down

Ocean Parkway @ Foster Avenue, Misaskim units are working on the scene of a confirmed fatal jumper down from a building R"L. Yeshivaworld has...

Cabinet Session on Shalit Postponed – Talks Continue in Cairo

The special cabinet session that was scheduled for Monday to vote on a prisoner exchange deal has been postponed. Due to the lack of...

Petira Of Rabbi Baruch Poupko Z”L

This is to inform you of the passing of the Dean of the Orthodox Rabbinate of Pittsburgh, Rabbi Baruch A. Poupko. Rabbi Baruch Poupko,...

Merchant Cash Advances and Halacha

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times It is a relatively new business, where huge, huge profits are being made. Merchant...

Suleiman to Arrive Wednesday – Meeting with FM Lieberman Questionable

Egyptian Security Chief General Omar Suleiman is visiting Israel on Wednesday for high-level meetings with the new administration. He begins his day with a...

Plane Carrying Aviation Adventurer Steve Fossett Missing

A small plane carrying aviation adventurer Steve Fossett has been missing since Monday night, the Associated Press reported. Fossett took off in the single...

Photos: Freight Train Hits NY City Bus

Click HERE for photos. A Freight train hit a NY City bus earlier today in Brooklyn; at 53rd Street @ 1st Avenue. There were...

Pedestrian Struck in Yerushalayim

A 20-year-old girl was struck by a car on Tuesday afternoon - while she was walking in a cross-walk by the entrance to the Ramot-Polin...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Motzei Shabbos News Roundup – 7/12/08

SECURITY/DEFENSE: • At least one Kassam rocket was fired into southern Israel on Shabbos. The rocket landed in an open area without resulting in injuries or...

No Backing for Teital Among Shvut Rachel Residents

The rav and residents of the Shomron community of Shvut Rachel have released statements to the media distancing themselves from accused murderer and terrorist,...

“Too Bad Hitler Did Not Make Soap Out of All of You”

The horrific statement was not made by a anti-Semite in Europe or by an Arab representative at the UN, but by a neighbor living...

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