Update On Kashrus Story In Monsey [UPDATED 10:00PM]

The following update was sent to hundreds of people in Monsey tonight, and YWN has confirmed with HaRav Chaim Schabes of its authenticity: "Rav Schabes...

Off-Duty Ramapo Police Officer Accused Of Shooting Neighbor

An off-duty police officer is accused of shooting and killing his neighbor in Orange County, New York. It happened during an argument Monday night near...

Camp Simcha Without Borders Kicks Off Summer with Rocking Drive-in Concert [VIDEO & PHOTOS]

Children with serious illnesses and their families enjoyed a much-needed night out from the comfort and safety of their cars at Chai Lifeline’s Summer...

THE TRAGEDY CONTINUES: 4th Person Niftar From Horrific New Square Crash

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Mrs Esther Deutsch, the 4th victim of the horrific crash in New Square two weeks...

Skverer Rebbe To Officiate At Bris For Son Of Reb Shlomo Birnhak Z”L, Who...

The jewish community is still reeling from the horrific tragedy that occurred last week, when Reb Shlomo Birnhak Z”L was killed in a car...

TRIPLE TRAGEDY: Third Victim Passes Away From New Square Crash

YWN regrets to inform you that a third victim has R"L been Niftar from the horrific crash in New Square on Monday afternoon. Tziporah Deutsch...

BITTERSWEET NEWS IN NEW SQUARE: Following Double Levaya Last Night, Healthy Baby Is Born...

"Nolad ben Zachar Nisrapeh Kol Hamishpachah". Those are the only words that come to mind after hearing the bittersweet news that Reb Shlomo Birnhak Z"L,...

TRAGEDY STRIKES NEW SQUARE: Father-In-Law And Son-In-Law R”L Killed In Crash, Other Family Members...

Tragedy struck the New Square Kehilla on Monday, after the passing of two family members traveling in the same vehicle. Sources tell YWN that two...

WARNING: New York State Police “Speed Week” Crackdown Starts Today

The New York State Police says it will crack down on reckless driving for one week beginning June 11. The traffic-enforcement initiative is called "Speed...

New York City Curfew Lifts Early Following Peaceful Protests

New York City is lifting its curfew spurred by protests against police brutality ahead of schedule, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday morning. The 8...

GOOD NEWS: Family Members Flock To NY/NJ Chesed Hospitality Rooms As Multiple Hospitals Reopen

(By: Frimet Blum) It’s been months since anyone entered a Chesed 24/7 Hospitality Room. But on Wednesday, May 26, the long-deserted rooms in Mount Sinai...

Two Girls Found After Search In Forest Near Monsey

Rockland Chaveirim had launched a search for two missing girls in a wooded area near Monsey, on Tuesday night. Both girls were B"H found...

Curtain Lowers On Nuke Plant A Stone’s Throw From Manhattan

With the push of a red button, one of the two operating reactors at an aging nuclear plant serving millions of people in the...

Westchester DA Investigates Anti-Semitic ‘Zoom-Bombing’ Of Jewish Services

Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr. has announced an investigation into recent anti-Semitic “zoom-bombing” of Jewish religious services in the county, which were...

UNFIT FOR TRIAL: Judge Rules Monsey Stabbing Suspect Suffers From “Mental Defect”

A US judge has found Grafton Thomas, charged in the anti-Semitic stabbing of 5 people - one who later died - in a Monsey...

Lawyer For Monsey Chanukah Stabbing Suspect Seeks To Exhume Victim

An attorney for the man accused of committing an anti-Semitic attack with a machete wants the body of the victim who later died to...

Monsey: Ramapo Police Arrest 8 For “Illegal Gathering” At Shul On Yom Tov

The Ramapo PD says they arrested 8 people on Thursday at an "illegal gathering" at 92 North Saddle River Road in Monsey, NY . Police...

MAILBAG: The Supermarket COVID-19 Nightmare

This is the first time that I am writing to YWN or for that matter to any Jewish newspaper. Tonight (Thursday night) a friend...

Rockland County Anti-Semitic Covid-19 Social Media Posts

Over the past few days, ADL and the Jewish Federation and Foundation of Rockland County have seen a number of very concerning and highly...

TRAGIC: Petira of R’ Yosef Neiman Z”L, Victim of Monsey Stabbing On Chanukah

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Monsey stabbing victim R’ Yosef Neiman Z"L. He As YWN reported at the time, R Yosef...

MONSEY CORONA VICTIM: 39 Year Old Lipa Friedrich Z”L, No Medical History; Minyanim Still...

YWN regrets to inform you of the tragic Petira of Lipa Freidrich Z"L of Monsey. He was 39. The Niftar was a perfectly healthy young...

NUMBER OF NYC CASES EXPLODES: NYPD Beings Enforcing Social Distancing

The NYPD has begun patrolling the parks and streets to ensure residents are practicing appropriate social distancing as the number of cases explodes. The number...

Monsey: All Schools Must Close In Rockland County

Rockland County Executive Ed Day instituted a state of emergency today. All public schools that serve grades K-12 are to suspend all classroom and...

ALERT FROM ROCKLAND HEALTH DEPT: Atrium Wedding Hall Among Locations Exposed To Coronavirus

New City, NY, - Rockland County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert advises residents that two Rockland County residents who have been confirmed to...

CORONAVIRUS HITS ROCKLAND: Two Patients Were At Bat Mitzvah In New Rochelle

New York State now has 33 confirmed cases of Coronavirus, including two cases in Rockland County, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said today. All the new cases...

FOUND! Rockland Chaveirim Search For Yeshiva Bochur Missing In NJ Park

Bichasdei Hashem, a Yeshiva Bochur missing for a few hours in a wooded area was found after an intense search by Rockland Chaveirim and...

Ramapo Police Dept Visits Boro Park As They Prepare To Start “Community Affairs Unit”...

To better serve the community in Rockland County, Ramapo Police will soon be launching a brand new "Community Affairs Unit". YWN has learned that the...

GOOD NEWS: Monsey Stabbing Victim Opens His Eyes, Breathing On His Own

Bichasdei Hashem, there is a slight improvement in the condition of Monsey stabbing victim R' Yosef Neiman. Sources tell YWN that he has opened...

Multiple Injuries In Crash On Palisades Parkway

Numerous people were injured after a crash on the Palisades Parkway, Thursday afternoon. It happened at around 3:30PM heading from Monsey towards NY near Exit...

SICKENING: Man Who Murdered Woman in Monsey’s Finkelstein Library Had Been Out UNDER BAIL...

The liberal democrats running New York State now have innocent blood on their hands, thanks to their insane bail reform laws. According to a report...

Person Stabbed Inside Finkelstein Library In Monsey

A person was stabbed at the Finkelstein Library on Tuesday afternoon. Monsey Hatzolah was working on the victim reportedly in traumatic arrest. The female victim...

Monsey: Child Struck By Vehicle In Serious Condition

A child is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle in Monsey on Motzei Shabbos. It happened at around 8:00PM on Remsen Avenue...

Man Who Helped Stop Monsey Attacker REFUSES $20,000 Award Due To “Zionist Organizations”

The man who helped catch the suspected Monsey attacker back was recognized Thursday night at an event in Williamsburg, not just for his heroic...

Robbery In Monsey, Suspect Flees In Vehicle, Crashes, Flees On Foot [VIDEOS]

A Jewish female was robbed at the LifePlex Health Club (gym) on College Rd in Monsey at around 8:30PM, Wednesday night. The suspect fled...

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Israel: 42,813 Cases, 375 Deaths, Serious Cases Soar, 3 Hospitals Full,...

The number of coronavirus cases in Israel continues to escalate rapidly as 1,578 people were diagnosed as of Wednesday morning in the previous 24...