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EVERY YESHIVA AND BUSINESS IS A TARGET: Another Day Of Insane Enforcement In Boro...

Inspectors from multiple city agencies are once again running around Boro Park, doling out hefty fines to Mosdos, Yeshivas and businesses. The Inspectors were armed...

WATCH THIS: Utter Insanity As Media Floods Boro Park And Williamsburg Like Hungry Wolves

Quick a Jew! Get the cameras fast everyone! The sheer number of reporters flooding the Jewish community the past few days is simply  sickening and...

INSPECTORS FLOOD BORO PARK AND FLATBUSH: Every Yeshiva Being Visited Today

YWN has been inundated with reports of inspectors flooding the Flatbush and Boro Park "red zones" on Monday. By 11:30AM, inspectors from the NYC Department...

YWN CHALLENGE FOR CUOMO: Release The Data So We Can See Current Infection Rate!

For the past several weeks NY Governor Cuomo has insisted that the restrictions he has imposed on Frum neighborhoods are solely based on the...

Black Officers Break From Unions Over Trump Endorsements

Police unions nationwide have largely supported President Donald Trump’s reelection, amid mass demonstrations over police brutality and accusations of systemic racism — but a...

WATCH IT: NYS Assemblyman BLASTS Governor Cuomo For “Stoking Embers Of Anti-Semitism”

NYS Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein released an update on the current situation with Governor Cuomop's shutdown, but tore into NY Governor Cuomo in his message. Eichenstein...

WATCH THIS: Cuomo Says Satmar Should Make “Small Wedding This Year, Big One Next...

At Sunday's press conference, NY Governor Cuomo was asked about the Satmar wedding that the state put the brakes on after learning that thousands...

WATCH IT: Trump-Flags Pulled Down And Stolen Off Jewish-Owned Home In Crown Heights

A man pulled down a Trump flag that was on a Jewish-owned home in Crown Heights overnight. He then returned for the second flag. CrownHeights.info...

NYC Officials Bust Party With COVID-19, Alcohol Violations

New York City officials said they shut down an illegal party of more than 200 people who were violating pandemic restrictions at a catering...

UPDATED 5:00PM ET: Boro Park Yom Tefillah Changed To “Virtual Event”

BREAKING UPDATE 1:15PM ET: After more than two hours of discussion on Sunday, the Mosdos have decided NOT to hold an in-person gathering, but...

NEW STRATEGY FROM CUOMO: Red Zones To Be Determined “Block By Block”, Not Zip...

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York is shifting to a micro-cluster strategy to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Neighborhoods considered in the red...

New York Shutdown Update From Agudath Israel Of America

The forced closure of our shuls and schools is undeniably a source of tremendous anguish for our community. Further, Agudath Israel of America regards...

‘Big Pile’ Of Eels Dumped In NYC Park; Impact Not Yet Known

Andrew Orkin was taking a break from his evening jog to sit by Prospect Park Lake when he turned around and was startled to...

Cuomo: Movie Theaters In NY Can Open Friday, With Limits

Movie theaters in New York state can reopen beginning Oct. 23 with restrictions on audience size and other precautions in place, Gov. Andrew Cuomo...

NY Officials Optimistic About Fixes To Mail-In Voting System

With the clock ticking down to Election Day, officials are cautiously optimistic New York has fixed problems with mail-in voting that led to delays...

Williamsburg: Cuomo Announces Shut-Down Of Massive Satmar Wedding

Health officials in New York delivered a ban days before a scheduled wedding after receiving reports that "upwards of 10,000 individuals" were scheduled to...

Judge Refuses To Block New York COVID-19 Restrictions

A federal judge has refused to block Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s order limiting worship to as few as 10 congregants in communities seeing spikes in...

BDE: A Crown Jewel of the Far Rockaway Community – Dr. Nachman Schorr zt”l;...

(by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com) There are no words to describe the loss and pain that the Far Rockaway Torah community is experiencing now,...

Wall Street Executive Ray McGuire Joins NYC Mayor’s Race

Raymond McGuire, a longtime Wall Street executive, has entered the race to be the next mayor of New York City. McGuire, 63, told clients and...

Boro Park: Petira of The Glogover Rebbe ZTZAL, Victim Of COVID-19

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of the Glogover Rebbe, HaRav Aryeh Leibish Rubin ZATZAL. He was 67. The Rebbe contracted COVID-19 in...

Petira of Reb Meyer Rispler Z”L, Satmar “Rosh Hakuhal”; Niftar From COVID-19

The Satmar community was in mourning on Friday, when word spread of the Petira of their beloved Rosh Hakuhal in Williamsburg. Reb Meyer Rispler Z"L...

Man Climbs Several Stories Up On NY Times Building

A man took to the side of The New York Times headquarters on Thursday, climbing several stories before police got him inside and into...

Hisachdus HaRabbanim Slam Protests In Boro Park, Call To Wear Masks

The Hisachudus HaRabbanim (CRC), originally founded by the Satmar Rov (Divrei Yoel) ZATZAL, published a pubic announcement on Thursday condemning the recent protests in...

GLARING DOUBLE STANDARD: No Enforcement In Non-Jewish “Red Zone” In Brooklyn [SEE THE VIDEO]

This video below says it all. It was taken today, October 15, on Fillmore Avenue and Marine Parkway at the Marine Park basketball court. Zero compliance....

Op-Ed: Have We Lost Our Way? Or Is This The New Direction?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com On the one hand, he is perceived by many asboth lovable and adorable.  His speech patterns, his angelic and...

Three Monsey Shuls Sue Governor Cuomo

Three Rockland County Shuls are suing New York state and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, saying he engaged in a “streak of anti-Semitic discrimination” with a...

MONSEY: Yeshivas Face $2K Fines For Not Enforcing Facemask Rules

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert has announced a new Commissioner’s Standing Order related to COVID-19. This...

POWERFUL Op-Ed By Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz, Calls Out Tischler As RODEF, Slams Protests In...

I was originally hesitant to write this letter however I decided that I can’t watch what’s currently taking place in religious neighborhoods and remain...

Op-Ed: Deblasio Says Lockdowns Are “Based on Data And Science.” The World Health Organization...

NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio thinks himself justified for the draconian lockdown measures he and Gov Cuomo recently imposed on Boro Park and other...

Cuomo Signs Executive Order To Withhold Funding From Open Yeshivas In “Red Zones”

As he promised to do, NY Governor Cuomo signed a new "Executive Order" to withhold funds from private schools (Yeshivas) that are open in...

MAILBAG: Unmasking Why I Wear A Mask

I’m a simple person. I ain’t no doctor. I ain’t no Rov. I can’t tell you if masks will stop/slow the virus or if masks...

MAILBAG: Anti-Semitic Cashier In NJ “Dollar Tree” Store

Dear YWN, I wanted to let your readers know of the following disturbing incident. I was shopping in Dollar Tree located at 67 St Georges Ave,...

BORO PARK: Large Crowd Swarms Media Outside Yeshiva, Children Scream “NAZI, ANTI-SEMITE”

A chaotic situation unfolded on Wednesday afternoon, as the media showed up to a prominent Yeshiva which they thought was open. Multiple news outlets were...

Op-Ed: Double Standards Against Jews in NYC

For months, protestors were in the streets in NYC, rioters destroyed countless stores and caused millions of dollars in damages while the government largely...

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