WATCH: Summer Camps Must Open With Safety Guidelines; Eichenstein

As the summer is fast approaching, New York State Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein says it is time to have an honest and candid discussion about...

FELDER DEMANDS SCHOOLS OPEN: Special Education Schools, Private Schools, Public Schools Are Essential

Dear Governor Cuomo, The education of New York’s children is essential, and our school system must be included in Phase 1 of New York’s reopening...

Restrictions Eased While Virus Deaths Decline In New York

New Yorkers experiencing cabin fever after two months of coronavirus quarantine received an unexpected reprieve when Gov. Andrew Cuomo eased the state’s ban on...

WIlliamsburg: Children’s Carnival Shut Down By NYPD, Summons Issued [VIDEOS]

The NYPD has shut down a children's carnival in Williamsburg on Friday afternoon. Sources tell YWN that the police arrived at Bedford Ave and Lynch...

BIDEN GOES VIRAL: “If You Have A Problem Figuring Out If You’re For Me...

Joe Biden defended his legislative record in an often contentious Friday morning interview with Charlamagne The God, the host of the popular radio show...

BIG UPDATE FOR NJ: Groups Of 25 Can Now Gather Outdoors

New Jersey is loosening restrictions on the number of people allowed at outdoor gatherings and certain outdoor activities, Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his...

Clarification Regarding Opening Of Camp Oraysa

Statement from Yeshiva Darchei Torah, Far Rockaway, NY: Our plans are tentative at this point. Although we operate a program every July known as Oraysa,...

Over 4,300 Virus Patients Sent To NY Nursing Homes

More than 4,300 recovering coronavirus patients were sent to New York’s already vulnerable nursing homes under a controversial state directive that was ultimately scrapped...

R’ Leibel Lederman Z”L Of Brooklyn; Renowned Baal Chesed And Baal Tzedakah of Major...

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Reb Leibel Lederman Z"L ר' אריה בן ר' חיים זצ"ל. He was 70 and was...

WIlliamsburg: Partial Collapse Of Building Under Construction [VIDEOS & PHOTOS]

One person was injured in a partial collapse of a building under construction in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. It happened at around 8:00PM at...

Cuomo: Summer School In New York State Will Be Online

Summer school students will not be reporting to the classroom. New York City will deliver 1 million meals a day to fight hunger during...

SEE THE EVIDENCE: Is Michael Cohen Becoming Frum in Prison? [VIDEO & PHOTOS]

Has Michael Cohen become Frum in prison? Video and photos from his return home sure make it seem that way. Footage shows his Tallis and...

Cuomo On Summer Camps: Until More Clairty On Kawasaki Disease, No Decision Made

NY Governor Cuomo, during a daily coronavirus task force briefing in Manhattan, said a syndrome that is similar to Kawasaki disease that has afflicted...

THIS SUNDAY: Free Antibody Testing In Catskills And Flatbush – You Must Register Today!

Bikur Cholim has partnered with the prestigious Mayo Clinic and the NIH to offer the most advanced antibody testing for the purpose of qualifying...

DISPELLING THE FALSEHOODS: Senior Gedolim Release Timely Letter After Viral Audio Message

The Agudah, today, has released the attached letter signed by three senior members of the Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah, Rabbi Shmuel Kamenetsky, Rabbi Dovid Feinstein,...

UNDER INVESTIGATION: Sullivan County Sheriff’s Locate Woman Who Posted Threats Against Jews

The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an unspecified threat that was made indirectly over Facebook regarding summer camps and colonies. Sheriff’s deputies tracked down...

New Jersey, Other States, Work To Fight Virus Misinformation

New Jersey’s top homeland security official received nearly nonstop calls in early March from grocery chains, trucking companies and other logistics firms wanting to...

Ex-Trump Lawyer Cohen To Be Released From Prison

President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen will be released from federal prison Thursday and is expected to serve the remainder...

NYPD Officers Kill Man Holding Knife At Scene Of Slain Woman

New York City police officers shot and killed a 44-year-old man who was refusing to stop attacking another man with a knife, Chief of...

Sept. 11 Convict Now Says He Renounces Terrorism, Bin Laden

The only man ever convicted in a U.S. court for a role in the Sept. 11 attacks now says he is renouncing terrorism, al-Qaida...

SUDDEN RESIGNATION: Dr Zev Zelenko Leaving Kiras Joel After 20 Years [VIDEO]

One of the leading physicians in Kiryas Joel, Dr Zev Zelenko, has announced that he is leaving the Village of Kiryas Joel where he...

NYC Makes Urgent Plea to Parents as Vaccination Rates Plunge During Pandemic

Mayor Bill de Blasio is urging all parents and guardians to make sure their children get vaccinated, this after the city has seen a...

Justice Dept Sues Jackson NJ & Planning Board for Zoning Restrictions That Target Orthodox...

The Justice Department today announced that it filed a lawsuit against the township of Jackson and the township’s planning board, alleging that they violated...

STARTING THURSDAY – MINYANIM LEGAL IN NEW YORK STATE

Religious services and ceremonies of 10 or less people will be permitted across the state starting on Thursday. NY Governor Cuomo suggested drive-thru services...

READ THE RULES: Baltimore To Start Having Minyanim TONIGHT

26 Iyar 5780 May 20, 2020 To Our Beloved Community, We hope this letter finds you and your family safe, secure, and healthy. We appreciate your strength and...

NYPD Empties Hundreds From Shul In WIlliamsburg [VIDEOS]

The NYPD visited a Satmar (Williamsburg) Shul on South 8th Street on Wednesday morning, and emptied hundreds of people out during Shacharis. In viral social...

MIRACLE: Teenager Walks Out Of Wrecked Car In Lawrence Joyride [VIDEO & PHOTOS]

Lawrence NY - A teenager is lucky to be alive after he took his fathers car for a high-speed joyride early this morning. Sources tell...

Agudath Israel Applauds Governor Cuomo’s Hospital Visitation Pilot Project

Agudath Israel of America is grateful to Governor Andrew Cuomo for instituting a pilot program towards eventually allowing visitors in hospitals statewide. Sixteen hospitals...

Agudath Israel To Cuomo: Open Yeshiva, Shuls, And Summer Camps

Yesterday, a Jewish school in Brooklyn, NY was found hosting students learning in apparent violation of Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order. While Agudath Israel of...

Camp In Woodbourne Reportedly Receives Permit To Open This Summer

As the Jewish community awaits with anticipation on a decision if Upstate NY summer camps will be permitted to open this coming summer, at...

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...

Message From Lakewood Pediatricians As COVID-19 Cases Decrease

Dear Parents of our Kehillah, Boruch Hashem there has been a consistent decrease in the number of new Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations. Our hishtadlus in...

MAILBAG: Five Towns Beaches Are OK, But Not A Backyard Minyan With Social-Distancing?

Dear YWN, I’ve lived in the Five Towns my entire life and I grew up always in the middle between Yeshivish and Modern, and recently...

Appeals Court OKs June 23 NY Democratic Presidential Primary

New York’s Democratic Party leadership gave up trying to cancel the state’s June 23 presidential primary Tuesday after an appeals court rejected arguments that...

WATCH: News12 Reporter Blaise Gomez Says Kiryas Joel Yeshiva Open; NY State Police Say...

The following is from the Facebook page of News 12 reporter Blaise Gomez. YWN notes that Gomez is well-known in the Jewish community, running round...

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HE YELLED ALLAH AKBAR: Muslim That Stabbed NYPD Officer In Flatbush...

Authorities investigating Wednesday night's stabbing of an NYPD officer in Brooklyn say body-worn camera video recorded the suspect yelling "Allahu Akbar" three times during...