NYPD Chief of Patrol Jeffrey Maddrey Promoted To Chief Of Department

NYPD Chief Jeffrey Maddrey, who has been a long time friend of the Jewish community was promoted to Chief of Department by Police Commissioner...

Fire Destroys Boosur Meat Store In South Fallsburg

A fast moving fire on Friday evening destroyed "Boosur" in South Fallsburg. Numerous fire departments from Sullivan and Ulster counties battled the blaze, which totaled...

NY State Health Commissioner Resigning

New York’s state health commissioner will resign Jan. 1 after 13 months in the job to return to Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of...

FLATBUSH: Mother And Three Children Stable After Pinned Under School Bus On Avenue J...

A mother and three of her children are lucky to be alive after they were struck and pinned under a school bus in Flatbush,...

Misaskim Opens Three New Branches

Misaskim is there for Klal Yisrael 365 days a year, holding their hands during the darkest moments. To better serve the community, Misaskim has...

Mayor Adams Says NYC Will Treat Mentally Ill, Even If They Refuse

Bidding to address a mental health crisis on New York City streets and subways, Mayor Eric Adams announced Tuesday that authorities would more aggressively...

THIS IS EASY! Just Sign Up To Flatbush Scoop Status And You Can Win...

Flatbush Scoop status was launched just over a year ago to cover hyperlocal news in Flatbush and surrounding areas. The response has been overwhelming,...

Fire Plan Would Cut 2.4 Million New Jersey Pinelands Trees

Up to 2.4 million trees would be cut down as part of a project to prevent major wildfires in a federally protected New Jersey...

Yeshivas File Injunction Request Against NY State Education Dept. Draconian Regulations

The organizations and yeshivas challenging the State Education Department's new regulations filed a motion with the Albany Supreme Court seeking a preliminary injunction. PEARLS, Torah...

RECAP: HaGaon HaRav Shaul Alter Shlit”a Visits His Kehilla in Boro Park, Inspiring Thousands...

The famed and revered rosh yeshiva from Ger, HaGaon HaRav Shaul Alter shlit"a, graced his kehilla and yidden on the East Coast at large...

PHOTO GALLERY: 6,500 Chabad Shluchim And Guests Celebrate Annual Kinus Hashluchim With 36 Sifrei...

The lights dimmed on the 6,500 rabbis and guests at the International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries (Kinus Hashluchim), and the haunting cry of a...

ANOTHER BRAZEN THEFT: Armed Duo Steals Amazon Truck At Knifepoint On Residential Flatbush Street

For the second time in two weeks, a brazen theft in broad daylight took place in Flatbush. The NYPD tells YWN that two males dressed...

Levaya of Mrs. Tzipora Falik A”H, Long-Time Mechanches

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Mrs. Tzipora Falik, a beloved long-time mechaneches in many girls’ high schools in Bork Park,...

Petira of Hagaon HaRav Feivel Cohen Zt”l, Leading Posek, Mechaber Seforim Badei Hashulchan

YWN regrets to inform you of the sudden Petira of Hagon HaRav Shraga Feivel Cohen Zt"l, one of the leading Poskim in the United...

PHOTOS: Thousands of Chabad Shluchim Pose For Annual ‘Class Picture’ This Morning Outside 770

Thousands of Shluchim posed for a “class picture” outside Chabad World Headquarters at 770 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, N.Y., on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. 6,500 rabbis...

Lawyer Gets 15 Months Behind Bars For Firebombing NYPD Patrol Car

A New York City attorney was sentenced to 15 months behind bars on Friday for firebombing an empty New York City police vehicle with...

ARRESTED: Threat To NYC Jewish Community Foiled, NYPD Commissioner Says

A potential threat to the New York City Jewish community has been foiled by the FBI/NYPD Joint Terrorism Task Force, Commissioner Keechant Sewell said...

HaGaon Harav Shaul Alter Shlit”a Arrives in U.S., Visits Boro Park Mosdos [VIDEOS &...

The revered rosh yeshiva from Yeshivas Pnei Menachem, Hagaon HaRav Shaul Alter shlit"a, arrived in the United States on Thursday morning, commencing a brief...

New Stadium For Soccer’s NYCFC To Be Built Next To Mets Home

New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced plans Wednesday for a 25,000-seat stadium for Major League Soccer’s New York City Football Club on an...

Head On Collision On Palisades Parkway

Emergency personnel are on the scene of a major crash on the Palisades Parkway in the area of Exit 1. MONSEY SCOOP reports that a...

Preparations Underway For Next Weeks Kinus Hashluchim [PHOTO GALLERY]

The energy is palpable as months of preparation culminate in this final stretch of round-the-clock hustle and bustle before the upcoming annual Kinus Hashluchim....

Trump Exec Says He Feared Firing if He Spoke Up About Scheme

An executive at Donald Trump’s company testified Monday he was afraid he’d hear those famous words — “you’re fired!” — if he went to...

Levaya of R’ Gershon Sontag Z”L, Longtime Flatbush Hatzolah Paramedic

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of R' Gershon Sontag Z"L, a longtime Flatbush Hatzolah Paramedic. He was 62. Gershon was a member...

BD”E: Petirah of R’ Mendy Rosenberg Z”L of Flatbush

YWN regrets to inform you of the petirah of R' Mendy Rosenberg z"l of Flatbush, who was niftar following a 15-year battle with ALS. He...

OUT OF CONTROL: Armed Group Steals USPS Cart From Mailman In Flatbush in Broad...

A group of criminals carried out a brazen armed robbery of USPS mail in the heart of the Flatbush Jewish community on Thursday, threatening...

The Best of the Best – YWN Kosherfest Hall of Fame [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

(By: Sandy Eller) Once again, Kosherfest made its way to the Meadowlands, showcasing the best in kosher and ancillary products in what is always an...

MONSEY: Rep. Mike Lawler Victorious in NY-17 Congressional District Thanks To Overwhelming Orthodox Jewish...

Mike Lawler, a New York Republican previously little known outside his district, has defeated one of the country's top Democrats for a seat in...

HATERS ARRESTED: 3 Anti-Semites Arrested By Williamsburg Shomrim After Three Days Of Terror

Thanks to the incredible work by Williamsburg Shomrim, three anti-Semitic thugs were arrested on Tuesday night following three nights of terrorizing the community. A Shomrim...

“Voter Suppression Outrage!” Says Sen. Simcha Felder

Senator Simcha Felder is furious at the mismanagement of today’s midterm election by the NYC Board of Elections, resulting in endless lines, confusion, and...

WATCH: Zeldin Makes Last Minute Campaign Stop On Avenue M In Flatbush

New York gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin made a last minute campaign stop on Avenue M and East 15th Street in Flatbush, on Tuesday afternoon. Voters...

JEWS VOTE: Massive Turnout at Polling Stations in Boro Park

Heavy lines are being experienced in Boro Park as thousands of Orthodox Jews turn out to vote in New York's elections, with a particular...

SHAMEFUL: Hochul Hangs Out with Notorious Anti-Israel Actor, is “Proud” to Have His Endorsement

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday trumpeted a get-together with notoriously anti-Israel actor Mark Ruffalo, posting a photo together with him and saying...

FLATBUSH: Elected Officials Ask for Communal Support at FJCC Pre-Election Breakfast [PHOTOS]

(By: Sandy Eller) With just hours remaining until Election Day, elected officials headed to the OHEL offices on Sunday morning, taking advantage of an opportunity...

YWN EDITORIAL: Gov. Hochul’s Attitude Toward Orthodox Jews is Untenable; SHE MUST BE DEFEATED

Since its inception, YWN has never called for the ouster of an elected official, Republican or Democrat. That changes today. It is our firm...

ARRESTED! Flatbush Shomrim Apprehend Burglars Plaguing Entire Community – Wanted For Nearly SEVENTY Burglaries...

Thanks to the outstanding and tireless work by Flatbush Shomrim, two suspects wanted for burglarizing at least 25 homes in the community were arrested...

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