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Cleared for Release: 6 Terrorists Arrested by Shin Bet

On Thursday, officials permitted publication of the fact that six terrorists were taken into custody by the Shin Bet working in cooperation with other...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Motzei Shabbos News Roundup – 6/14/08

SECURITY/DEFENSE: • IDF troops operating in the Dahaishe Refugee Camp in the Gush Etzion district were attacked by dozens of Arabs with rocks, pipes and other...

Israelis Among Those Indicted by US Dept. of Justice

The United States Department of Justice has filed indictments against 22 employees of suppliers of law enforcement agencies, alleged to have bribed officials. The...

11:54AM EST: Modi’in: Large Forest-Fire

Two large forest fires are reported to be raging near Tzora and Modi'in at this time. The firefighters on the ground are being assisted...

Overturned Vehicle in Crown Heights

12:27AM EST: Crown Heights Hatzolah is on the scene of an overturned vehicle on Kingston Avenue at Empire Blvd. At least 3 ambulances have been...

Photos: The Savraaner Rebbe’s Tu B’Shevat Tisch

Click HERE to see photos of the Savraaner Rebbe's Tu B'Shevat Tisch in Yerushalayim. Pictures: Nesanel Peterman, Yerushalayim

UPDATED – Tragedy In Williamsburg: 10-Year-Old Niftar

7:00PM EST: YWN has learned that a 10 y/o child went into seizures in Satmar Cheder late this afternoon, and was R"L pronounced dead...

Labor on the Way to the New Coalition Government

Labor Party officials announced on Sunday that while they will be holding numerous coalition meetings, it does appear the party is on the way...

Manufacturer of Heart Defibrillator Signs Consent Decree of Permanent Injunction

Device manufacturer Physio-Control, Inc., its parent company Medtronic, Inc., and their two top executives have signed a consent decree of permanent injunction related to...

Too Many Hungry Children in Israel

According to Dr. Yitzchak Kadmon of the National Child Welfare Council, many of the nation’s children are not anxiously awaiting Tuesday’s opening of schools,...

Rav Ovadia Shliya: It Does Not Say ‘Morasha Kehillos Ashkenazim’

In his weekly motzei shabbos address, HaGaon HaRav Ovadia Yosef Shlita stated, “It does not say morasha kehilos ashkenazim… they think the torah belongs...

Remarks by Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky on Terror in Mumbai

Chairman, of the worldwide Educational and Social Services arms of the Chabad-Lubavitch Movement Friday, November 28, 2008 (12:30 pm) With profound sadness and deep sorrow, we...

2:35PM EST: Flatbush: Building Collapse

Quentin Road and East 10th Street. Across from Yeshiva Ateret Torah a building which is in the process of being taken down has partially...

Pedestrian Struck in Boro Park

11:25PM EST: Boro Park Hatzolah is on the scene of a pedestrain struck by a vehicle on 10th Avenue and 50th Street. Injuries are not...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Morning News Roundup – 7/30/08

SECURITY/DEFENSE: *Wednesday, day 43 of the virtual Gaza ceasefire. *Today is Gilad Shalit’s 767th day in Hamas captivity. *A firebomb was hurled at an Israeli vehicle traveling...

High Court Rejects Another Petition Against Building Freeze

In an expected move, the High Court of Justice on Sunday rejected a petition seeking a temporary injunction to halt the implementation of the...

7:55AM: Kassams & Mortars Hit Israel

At least two Kassam Rockets & four mortar shells have hit areas in the western Negev - on Tuesday morning. There was no damage and/or...

7:35PM EST: Flatbush: Pedestrian Struck

Avenue S and Ocean Parkway - child struck by an auto; Flatbush Hatzolah is on the scene.

PHOTOS: Levaya of Rav Shmuel Yaakov Traube ZATZAL

Click HERE for photos taken at the Levaya in Eretz Yisroel of Rav Shmuel Yaakov Traube ZATZAL, Rosh Yeshiva at Yeshiva Torah Vodaath, at the...

Over 1,000 Send Mitchell a Clear Message – ‘Go Home!’

Over 1,000 people were on hand Monday night for a protest that began at Jerusalem’s Paris Square, making its way to nearby Agron Street,...

Sunday Afternoon News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael

A policeman sustained light injuries when chareidim protesting against excavations in Tzipori threw rocks during a protest in the Meah Shearim area. **Officials in India...

IDF Addressing Another Golani Rebellion

The IDF once again is addressing a Golani Brigade rebellion, soldiers who abandoned their post in the Shechem area. Soldiers from the 12th battalion, serving...

Report: Benizri’s Emotional State is Cause for Concern

Family members and attorneys representing R’ Shlomo Benizri, the former Shas minister serving a four-year jail term after being convicted of white collar crimes,...

Monday Evening News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael

An Israeli motorist sustained light injuries in an evening rock attack near Sinjel, south of Yishuv Shilo in Shomron. **The Bank of Israel has announced...

Obama’s First News Conference on Friday

President-elect Barack Obama will hold his first news conference on Friday after a meeting with his team of economic advisers, an aide said on...

Wife and Children of Fallen IDF Officer Visit Kissufim

Shlomit Peretz and her children on Wednesday visited the Kissufim area of the Gaza border to get a first-hand look at the location where...

Avoid Kidnapping of a Soldier at Any Price

Directives pertaining to steps to avoid the kidnapping of an IDF soldier during Operation Cast Lead were dramatically changed, with the military taking a...

Boro Park: car vs building

11:03 pm: A mini van has just crashed into a store at 16th Ave and 42nd Street in Boro Park. Baruch HaShem no one was...

More Swine Flu in Eretz Yisrael

It appears that it began from a relative who recently returned from the United States but five Kiryat Ono second graders are reportedly infected...

175 Killed & 200 Wounded In Iraq Car Bombs

Suicide bombers hit a community in northwest Iraq on Tuesday, killing at least 175 people and wounded 200 others, the Iraqi military said. (AP)

6:40PM EST: Two Children Assaulted In Williamsburg

Two children were assaulted on Kent Avenue near Clymer Street a few minutes ago - for a reason which is still unknown. Thanks to...

Turkey Makes Major Arrests – Prevents Coup

A number of former senior Turkish navy and air force officers were among the 50 people arrested in Turkey in what officials report prevented...

Bnei Brak Man Struck by a Cab and Seriously Injured

A 40-year-old resident of Bnei Brak was struck by a taxi cab traveling in reverse on Tuesday. He was seriously injured and transported to...

Weapons Cache Found in Kibbutz Ein HaShofeit

A weapons storage facility was found on Sunday in Kibbutz Ein HaShofeit, containing weapons hidden from the British in 1945. 95-year-old kibbutz member Berel...

MVA in Flatbush

6:00PM EST: Flatbush Hatzolah is on the scene of an MVA on Ocean Parkway and Avenue P. Minor injuries are being reported. (YWN Desk -...

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