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YWN Eretz Yisrael Morning News Roundup – 10/30/08

SECURITY/DEFENSE: *Today, Thursday, is day 135 of the virtual Gaza ceasefire. *Today is Gilad Shalit’s 858th day in Hamas captivity. *A Kassam rocket was fired into southern...

Helmsley Says Iranian Leaders Not Welcome

Responding positively to an anti-nuclear watchdog organization, NYC’s Helmsley Hotel has canceled an event hosting Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who will be in New...

80 New Mini Shelters Against Kassam Rockets

Deputy Defense Minister Matan Vilnai has arranged to order 80 new mini shelters, each capable of providing shelter for 8 individuals. The new shelters...

Some Stats Regarding New IAF Pilots

As the air force prepares to graduate its next class of pilots, the military released the following statistics pertaining to the graduates. 44% of the...

1:16PM EST: Manhattan: Bank Robbery

NYPD are requesting a level 1 police response in regards to a confirmed bank robbery at 2275 Broadway at 82nd Street. Unknown how much...

10,000 or More Expected at Anti-Freeze Protest

Organizers are confident that 10,000 or more supporters will turn out on Wednesday for the Jerusalem protest against the cabinet’s 10-month construction freeze throughout...

Egypt Continues to Blame Israel for Failed Shalit Deal

Israel’s chief broker in talks with Hamas, Egypt, continues to blame Israel for the failure in reaching a prisoner release agreement for the return...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Morning News Roundup – 9/28/08

SECURITY/DEFENSE: *Today, Sunday, is day 103 of the virtual Gaza ceasefire. *Today is Gilad Shalit’s 826th day in Hamas captivity. POLITICS, DOMESTIC & MORE: *Shaul Mofaz may be...

Tuesday Morning News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael

Arabs on sabotaged a number of water lines in the community of Migdalim in Shomron earlier in the week which resulted in a water...

Possible Terror Attack in Yishuv Kedumim [UPDATED 9:55PM IL]

9:34PM IL: According to reports from the Shomron community of Kedumim, one person was seriously wounded in a stabbing attack near a shul in...

10:30AM EST: At least 20 Mortars Hit Israel

Approximately ten mortar shells have just landed near the Erez crossing by the Gaza security fence. No injuries were reported but several cars were...

Taanis Dibur Second Day Rosh Chodesh for Rav Mordechai Shlita

Aides to Rav Mordechai Eliyahu Shlita report the former chief rabbi’s condition remains serious but he is showing signs of improvement. Rav Eliyahu, who...

Fiery Crash Kills At Least 100, Hurts 200 In Kenya

There were not nearly enough hospital beds — or body bags — after one of Kenya's deadliest accidents in recent memory. Burn victims lined the...

U.S. Stocks Retreat as Treasury Yields Climb, Monsanto Slides

U.S. stocks slid as a jump in long- term borrowing costs spurred concern government efforts to reduce interest rates will fail, while Monsanto Co.’s...

2 Injured in Shabbos Rocket Attacks

A number of Kassam rocket attacks were reported in the Greater Sderot Area on Shabbos. In one attack, at about 13:15, a rocket slammed into...

Wednesday Afternoon News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael

Confrontations between Arabs and terrorists took place near Beit el-Fuka (S. of Shechem) on Wednesday morning. Over 100 people threw rocks at security forces....

Yishai Calls on Olmert to Delay Suspension of Gilad

Shas leader Eli Yishai sent and urgent letter to Prime Minister Ehud Olmert calling on him to delay the suspension of Defense Ministry official...

FDNY Gets New High-Rise Simulator

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta, Denis Leary of the Leary Firefighters Foundation and FDNY Foundation Vice Chair Andrew Guarino today broke...

Tefillos Requested for Infant Ori Ben-Ahuva, of Kfar Chabad

Reports late Wednesday afternoon indicate a toddler in Kfar Chabad “lost consciousness”, with the reason not given. Hatzolah responded and Magen David Adom dispatched...

Pregnant Woman Becomes a Victim of H1N1

A 40-year-old pregnant woman who contacted swine flu became the third pregnant women in Israel to die of the virus. She was in Soroka...

Sunday Morning News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael

The UK Guardian reports Hizbullah is preparing for another war with Israel, adding the terror army believes Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will be ordering...

IDF Warning of Hizbullah Activity Along N. Border

Military officials are signaling concern, citing “Hizbullah activity” along Israel’s northern border related to the explosion in the terror army’s Katyusha rocket warehouse about...

Shin Bet Releases Details Regarding Convicted Spy Levinson

The ISA (Israel Security Agency – Shin Bet) has declassified details pertaining to the arrest and conviction of IDF Colonel (reserves) Shimon Levinson, who...

5 Brisim at Toldos Aaron – One Following Another

There were five brisim in the Toldos Aaron kehillah one day this week, one following another, and the Admor Shlita was the sandek and...

U.S. Stocks Gain

U.S. stocks staged their biggest rally this month after Standard & Poor's kept AAA debt ratings for the nation's largest bond insurers, easing concern...

Photos: Sanz Klausenberg Rebbe Will Speak to Children of Toronto

The Sanz Klausenberg Rebbe Shlita from Eretz Yisroel is currently visiting Toronto. This afternoon there will be a gathering for all the children at...

Authorities Destroy Maoz Esther

Activists succeeded in erecting three structures since last week’s government destruction in Maoz Esther, an unauthorized outpost located near Kochav HaShachar in the Benjamin...

UPDATED – Shooting in Flatbush

3:55PM EST: The NYPD is on the scene of a person shot on Coney Island Avenue and Avenue Z. A level 1 mobilization response...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Morning News Roundup – 10/26/08

SECURITY/DEFENSE: *Today, Sunday, is day 131 of the virtual Gaza ceasefire. *Today is Gilad Shalit’s 854th day in Hamas custody. *IDF soldiers involved in counter-terror operations throughout...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Morning News Roundup – 9/8/08

SECURITY/DEFENSE: *Today, Monday, is day 83 of the virtual Gaza ceasefire. *Today is Gilad Shalit’s 806th day in Hamas captivity. *IDF soldiers involved in counter-terrorism operations throughout...

ZOA Praises Democrats for Opposing Obama’s Pressure on Israel

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has praised several Democratic Members of Congress for speaking out publicly in opposition to President Barack Obama and...

Monday Morning News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael

IDF soldiers taking part in counter-terrorism operations throughout Yehuda and Shomron on Sunday night apprehended seven suspects. **Mayor Nir Barkat announced he respects the religious...

Boro Park: Many Expensive Fur Coats Stolen From DICCI Store

Boro Park Shomrim have informed YWN that the DICCI store, located on 13th Avenue near 50th Street - was broken into last night. A...

Shalit’s Release Does Not Appear Imminent

The ministerial committee responsible for setting criteria for the release of security prisoners and terrorists on Sunday decided the list submitted by Hamas is...

Foreclosures Drop in New Jersey; Reasons Unclear

Home foreclosures are down across New Jersey even as the economy continues to sputter.     RealtyTrac figures released Wednesday show the drop-off in foreclosures in New...

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Flatbush: Jewish Man Assaulted In Possible Hate Crime Attack On Shabbos

A Jewish man was assaulted in what is being investigated as a possible hate crime. Sources tell YWN that an Orthodox Jewish man was walking...