YAFFED Lawsuit Dismissed; Concerns Over State Ed Guidance Remain

In what some are celebrating as a victory for yeshivos, a federal judge dismissed on Wednesday a lawsuit filed by YAFFED, which attempted to...

HaRav Yaakov Bender Writes Op-Ed in Albany Times Union About New Yeshiva Curriculum Guidelines

Forty years ago, I was invited to join a small elementary school as principal. Today, we have more than 2,000 students enrolled in programs...

Thousands Join Gerrer Rebbe In Boro Park For Shabbos [VIDEO FOOTAGE OF FRIDAY &...

Thousands of Gerrer Chassidim joined their Rebbe in Brooklyn this Shabbos Shira, the first time in many years that the Rebbe was with his...

TRI-STATE STORM WARNING: Get Ready For Rain, Snow And Ice Across Area Tonight

A winter storm will bring a mix of rain and snow to the tri-state area Saturday evening - with mostly rain expected in the...

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YWN is viewed each day by hundreds of thousands across our many platforms, including the YWN Website, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook - and for the...

WATCH: Motorcade Of The Skverer Rebbe in Queens After Returning From Pressburg

The Skverer Rebbe returned from a two-week visit to Pressburg on Thursday, and was escorted home from the airport with a motorcade of approximately...

Thousands To Join Gerrer Rebbe In Boro Park For Shabbos

The Gerrer Rebbe Shlita, who is currently in the United States, accompanying his rebbetzin who is receiving medical care in a Manhattan hospital, will...

Fire Destroys Structure in Spring Valley [VIDEO]

The Spring valley Fire Department was battling a blaze at 22 Lawrence Street on Thursday afternoon. The fire department was called at around 1:30PM...

Boro Park Yeshiva Graduate Scores Top Grade on Israel’s CPA Exam

A graduate of a Chasidic Yeshiva in Brooklyn, New York has received the highest grade on Israel's difficult CPA audit exam. Menachem Abramovitz, a Gerrer...

WATCH: Interview With NY Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein After Week One In Office

Checking in with Assembly Member Simcha Eichenstein after his first week in office. Just one week on the job, Assembly Member Simcha Eichenstein sat down...

Health Officials Says Measles Outbreak In New Jersey IS OVER

Ocean County's measles outbreak is considered to be over. The number of cases remained at 33 since since Nov. 30 with no new confirmations for...

MORE HATE IN CROWN HEIGHTS: Jewish Man Punched In The Face on Kingston Ave...

A Jewish man was assaulted in the third unprovoked incident in Crown Heights in just two weeks. According to the NYPD, the assault occurred around...

YAFFED LOSES: Federal Judge Tosses Moster Lawsuit Against Yeshivas

This past summer, YAFFED filed a federal lawsuit alleging that it would be unconstitutional for the State Education Department of the New York City...

‘El Chapo’ Trial Witness Tells of $100 Million Bribe to Ex-President of Mexico

A Colombian drug trafficker testified Tuesday that Mexican cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman boasted about paying a $100 million bribe to the former...

TRAGIC: NYPD Officer Killed in Crash With NYC Parks Dept Garbage Truck

An off-duty New York City police officer was killed Wednesday morning in a head-on crash with a city-owned garbage truck in the Bronx. Brian Kessler,...

NYPD Looking For Man That Assaulted Young Jewish Girl In Flatbush [VIDEO & PHOTOS]

The NYPD is asking the public's assistance identifying and locating the male depicted in the attached surveillance video and photos wanted for questioning in...

Bloomberg Believes He Can Be Elected President Despite Age

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Tuesday that if he decides to run for president he can still win despite being older. The...

Hikind Slams Gillibrand As She Takes Major Step Towards White House Run

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has taken a major step toward announcing a presidential bid, saying she is launching an exploratory committee for a White House...

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