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Yerushalayim: Bomb Scare on Shamgar

At 5:02PM (Israeli time) today a suspicious object was reported near a bus stop on Shamgar street, outside the Tvnuva factory down the...

Court Hears Petition Challenging Security Law

A 2003 law prohibiting PA (Palestinian Authority) residents from marrying Israelis and living in Israel is currently being challenged in the High Court of...

Arabs Blame Jews for Grave Desecrations

Jews are accusing Arabs and left-wing activists of another act or provocation while Arabs are pointing an accusing finger at Jews and the IDF,...

UPDATE 12:58PM EST: (PICS) Lakewood: Major MVA With Entrapment

9:45AM EST: Lakewood Hatzolah is operation on the scene of a serious crash on Prospect Street at Williams Street. The vehicle is overturned,...

12:12PM EST: Manhattan: Hatzolah Member Involved In MVA

Hatzolah member involved in an MVA on the FDR Drive (north-bound) near 96th Street. Unknown condition of injuries. (Member was not responding to an emergency)

Jerusalem City Hall Backs Down Regarding Illegal Arab Sector Building

Appearing before the Knesset Law Committee, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat told MKs that Jerusalem City Hall will be granting retroactive building permits for some...

Abu Mazen: Building Freeze and Then We Can Talk

Seeking to throw the ball back into Israel’s court, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) has announced that only after Israel implements a total...

Scientists Discover New Drug Targets for Crohn’s Disease

An international team of researchers has pinpointed new genetic targets for drugs to treat Crohn's disease, a chronic and painful condition caused by inflammation...

Dalai Lama Threatens to Quit

The Dalai Lama threatened Tuesday to step down as leader of Tibet's government-in-exile if violence committed by Tibetans in his homeland spirals out of...

High Court Approves Petach Tikvah Mikve

After a battle that was waged over six years, the High Court of Justice ruled a Petach Tikvah mikve may be built as planned....

PHOTOS: Mir Yarchei Kallah 5771

Photos from the siyum concluding the 5771 Mir Yarchei Kallah, in which dozens of people took time off of their schedules for a week...

Sanz-Klausenberg Rebbe To Visit Toronto

The Sanz-Klauzenberg Rebbe Shlita will be travelling from Eretz Yisroel to Toronto for a week-long visit. The Rebbe Shlita will arrive in Toronto on...

PHOTOS & VIDEO: Levayah of the Admor of Zvhil ZATZAL

At the levayah of the Admor of Zvhil, HaRav Avraham Goldman ZT"L in Yerushalayim. Click HERE for photos, and click HERE for video. (Credit: Refael...

Severe Thunderstorm Warnings In New Jersey

4:20PM EST: A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for Bergen, Essex, and Passaic counties in New Jersey until 4:45 p.m. At 4:06 p.m.,...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Evening News Roundup – 8/12/08

SECURITY/DEFENSE: *Security forces on Tuesday evening once again prevented right-wingers from entering the Shuafat refugee camp in the Jerusalem district. *Yediot Achronot is flying two physicians...

Yahud Chemical Plant Blaze Results in Evacuation of Residents

A major blaze in the Yaad Chemicals plant in Yahud on erev Shabbos compelled officials to evacuate area residents from their homes erev Shabbos....

Eight Arabs Arrested as Suspects in Assault of Soldiers

It is now permitted to report that eight Arabs were arrested, residents of Sachknin and Avlin, suspected of assaulting two IDF soldiers in Carmiel...

The Pittsburgher Rebbe Visiting Lakewood

The Pittsburgher Rebbe from Ashdod will be in Lakewood Wednesday & Thursday. Kabalas Panim will be Wednesday night at Khal Bais Mordechai at 10:30 pm. Kabalas...

NY Waterway: Ferries Will Keep Running Despite Economy

The Weehawken company that runs ferries carrying 25,000 people a day between New Jersey and Manhattan says it's staying in business despite rough financial...

Can We Eliminate Heart Disease?

Even though there has been a great deal of progress in fighting heart disease, still, four in ten deaths are the result of cardiovascular...

Photos: Rav Scheinberg Attends Chasunah

Click HERE for photos: HaRav Pinchas Schienberg, Rosh HaYeshiva of Torah Ore, came from Yerushalayim to the Nofei Illit hall in Brachfeld on Sunday...

Stocks Rally On $200 Billion Fed Plan

US stocks rallied the most since January after the Federal Reserve announced plans to lend up to $200 billion in Treasury securities to reinvigorate...

Caring for Heart Patients Can Strain Hearts

Taking care of someone with a serious heart problem may raise your own risk of cardiac disease, a new study finds. The study of more...

Mayor Guterman Ruling with a Hard Hand?

Following the motzei shabbos protest regarding mikvaos in Modi’in Illit, opponents to the mayor, R’ Yaakov Guterman tell of how the mayor is using...

High Court Approves Razing Tractor Terrorist’s Home

The High Court of Justice on Wednesday has approved razing the Jerusalem home of the July 2008 tractor terrorist, who struck on Jerusalem’s Jaffe...

DEP Calls On State To Ban Drilling Near Water Reservoirs

City officials are calling for a ban on natural gas drilling near the city's upstate reservoirs. The New York City Department of Environmental Protection sent...

Barak Ousts Party Rebel – Secretary Cabel

Not having any success in taming the party rebel faction, Labor Party leader Ehud Barak on Wednesday removed party secretary Eitan Cabel from his...

11:50AM EST: Chaifa: Child Falls 4 Stories

A 2-year-old child has been seriously injured in Chaifa after falling from the fourth flour. She was transported by MDA medics to Rambam Hospital

Photos: Monday’s Fire In Williamsburg Shul

Click HERE to see photos taken in Williamsburg on Monday night, at a fire which started above the Shul belonging to Rav Tordes Zilber...

Sunday AM: Air Quality Alert in Israel

An air quality alert was announced throughout Israel on Sunday morning, with officials advising persons with chronic respiratory and cardiac conditions to remain indoors...

Increase in Terror Attacks Throughout Yehuda and Shomron

Acts of terror are once again on the increase in Yehuda and Shomron, including shooting attacks against civilians. A firebomb was hurled at a vehicle...

MVA in Lakewood

9:00PM EST: Lakewood Hatzolah is on the scene of an MVA on Madison Avenue near 13th Street. A total of three patients are being...

Hirschson Admitted to Hospital Thereby Postponing Trial

9:30AM IL: Former finance minister, Avraham Hirschson, was admitted to Ichilov hospital during the night after complaining of chest pain. Physicians on Wednesday morning...

MK R’ Amsellem Files Complaint Regarding Fraudulent Document

MK (Shas) Rav Chaim Amsellem contacted the Knesset security officer on Wednesday night to file a complaint, explaining that an email was sent in...

Car Crashes Into Lakewood Home

6:00PM EST: Lakewood Hatzolah were dispatched to  Countyline Road and Monmouth Ave for a car which crashed into a private home. Boruch Hashem there were...

Dow Closes Down Sharply

U.S. stocks fell, sending the Standard & Poor's 500 Index to a three-month low, after Goldman, Sachs & Co. told investors to sell shares...