YWN CORONAVIRUS LIVE BLOG

MAKE SURE TO CHECK THIS PAGE AS UPDATES WILL BE PUBLISHED IN LIVE TIME ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC - THERE IS NO REASON TO...

ALERT – NY State Police “Speed Week” Starts August 1; Last Year 21,148 Tickets...

Law enforcement agencies throughout New York State will be conducting a crackdown on speeding on state and local roadways starting Wednesday, August 1, and...

NAMES OF JEWISH MURDER VICTIMS RELEASED: YOUNG MOTHER AND YESHIVA BOCHUR AMONG SHOOTING VICTIMS

TRAGIC UPDATE 10:35PM: YWN regrets to inform you that two of the murder victims have been identified and their names are cleared for release: Moshe Hersh...

HORRIFIC TRAGEDY: Choson & Kallah R’L Killed By Drunk Drivers Drag Racing in Queens...

YWN regrets to inform you of the tragic Petira of Yisroel Levin Z"L (Flatbush) and Elisheva Kaplan A"H (Far Rockaway) who were both tragically...

WATCH THE SIYUM LIVE HERE: Live Siyum Updates Throughout The Siyum Hashas [UPDATED 5:40PM]

YWN has covered two previous Siyumei Hashas - in 2005, and in 2012, and we will once again be covering the Siyum in live...

VIDEOS & PHOTOS: Levaya Of The Skulener Rebbe ZATZAL [LIVE BLOG UPDATED 5:17PM ET]

Klal Yisroel continues to mourn the Petira of the Skulener Rebbe ZATZAL, HaGaon HaRav Yisroel Avrohom Portugal ZATZAL. Tens of thousands of people participated in the...

Thousands Attend Levayos For Jersey City Shooting Victims [VIDEOS & PHOTOS]

The funerals for the two Orthodox Jewish victims in the Jersey City shooting attack are being held on Wednesday night. Thousands turned out for the...

Sunday Live Blog With Latest Updates On Monsey Attack

YWN IS LIVE BLOGGING THE LATEST UPDATES FOLLOWING THE MONSEY STABBING ATTACK AT RABBI ROTTENBERG'S SHUL. SCROLL DOWN FOR EARLIER UPDATES.  REACAP: A knife-wielding man stormed...

Jewish Man Critically Injured When Stabbed While Walking To Shul In Monsey

An Orthodox Jewish man is in critical condition after he was stabbed multiple times on Wednesday morning. Sources tell YWN that the incident happened at...

ANTI-SEMITE WITH A BADGE: NYPD Traffic Cop Says “You STUPID JEW You Can’t Make...

In a time when anti-Semitism is rearing its ugly head both in the city and around the county, it's painful when it comes from...

TRAGEDY: Boro Park Child R”L Drowns At Water Park In NJ [LEVAYA INFO UPDATE]

A terrible tragedy struck the Boro Park community on Tuesday, when word spread of the drowning of a young child. Tzvi (Hersh) Elimelech Yechiel Michel...

WEDNESDAY UPDATES FROM VIRGINIA: Search Continues For Rabbi Reuven Bauman, Swept Out To Sea...

UPDATE 5:40PM: Dozens of volunteers from various organizations from NY, NJ and Baltimore have all joined the search in Virginia. Joining Achiezer and Haztzolah Air...

TRAGEDY IN FLATBUSH: Mother And 3 Children Killed In House Fire, Others Critical [TEHILLIM...

(VIDEOS & PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Tragedy struck the Flatbush community early Monday morning, when a mother and three children — 11 and 7-year-old boys,...

Levaya of Drowning Victim HaRav Dovid Traube Z”L

With a heavy heart, YWN regrets to report that the body of HaRav Dovid Hakohen Traube Z”L who went missing on Sunday afternoon in...

UPDATED STORY: Jewish Man Stabbed And Critically Wounded By FedEx Driver In Manhattan [TEHILLIM]

(VIDEOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) An Orthodox Jewish was stabbed and critically wounded in Midtown Manhattan on Monday afternoon. Sources tell YWN that the victim was walking...

MISSING FOUND – Search For Missing Lakewood Yeshiva Bochur

The search for the missing 23-year old Yeshiva Bochur has been called off. He has been found and is in a safe place. All previously...

VIDEOS: LEVAYA of Dr Richie Friedman Z”L, Medical Director of Central Hatzolah, Struck &...

Tragedy has struck the Lawrence community on Motzei Shabbos as word spread of the tragic death of a prominent community member and one of...

NY SHUL ORDERED CLOSED, Jewish Man In Serious Cond; TRAVELED TO ISRAEL; Three Jewish...

A Jewish man in Westchester County has tested positive for the coronavirus. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that this appears to be the first "community...

FOUND! Missing Boy Found After Missing Nearly 24 Hours In Vermont Forest

The search in Vermont for a missing Yeshiva Boy has ended without incident. 15-year-old Shmuel Rabinowitz was spotted in the Killington Vermont forest by a...

CHANUKAH ATTACK IN MONSEY: Black Man Arrested In Harlem After Stabbing 5 With Machete...

Multiple victims were stabbed at a Motzei Shabbos Chanukah party at the home of the Kossoner Rebbe in Monsey. Five victims were stabbed by a...

TEHILLIM: Frum Monsey Man Missing In Greenwood Lake On NY/NJ Border [UPDATED 8:00PM ET]

Emergency personnel are currently searching for a Frum man from Monsey that went missing in Greenwood Lake while boating with his family. Sources tell YWN...

BIAS INCIDENT: Jews Attacked Inside Teaneck Kosher Bagel Store [UPDATED 5:20PM]

As YWN reported on Wednesday morning, there was a possible bias incident at Sammy's Bagels in Teaneck, NJ. The following is the latest information, provide...

TRAGEDY IN LAKEWOOD: Toddler Niftar After Being Left in Vehicle

Tragedy has struck the Lakewood community on Monday with the tragic Petira of a 21-month-old girl. Sources tell YWN that the child was found in...

CHILLING UPDATE: Jersey City Terrorists Were Planning On Killing 50 Jewish Children In Yeshiva...

Just one door away from the JC Kosher Supermarket, the scene of the Jersey City terror attack, is the local Cheder with approximately 50...

LOOK AT THIS: Orthodox Jews Armed To The Teeth In Monsey Walk Around With...

Should Orthodox Jews be armed like this? Assault rifles? Handguns quietly hidden in their pants? No guns at all? Hire armed guards to protect...

POSSIBLE ARSON: Inferno Destroys Three Flatbush Homes, One Of Them Rebbe At Chaim Berlin

A massive fast-moving four-alarm blaze ripped through three homes in Flatbush, early Thursday morning. Chief of Fire Operations Thomas Richardson says firefighters were on the...

NUMBER OF CASES GROWS IN NY OVERNIGHT: Confirmed Coronavirus In Maimonides Hospital In Boro...

New York City COVID-19 cases jumped by 10 to 46 overnight. Across New York state, the number reached 186 with the biggest cluster in...

TRAGEDY IN BROOKLYN: Orthodox Jewish Man Murdered By Neighbor Who Blocked Victims Driveway

A family already shattered by previous tragedy is sadly mourning once again. A 23-year-old Frum man was R"L stabbed to death by his neighbor after...

TRAGEDY IN BORO PARK: Yeshiva Bochur on Bike R”L Killed in Collision With Truck

A 16-year-old Novaminsker Yeshiva Bochur was R"L killed after he was struck by a truck while riding his bike in Boro Park on Wednesday...

MESSAGE FROM THE GADOL HADOR: Rav Chaim Kanievsky’s Instructions on How to Protect Yourself...

The following letter was written by Rav Chaim Kanievsky Shlita regarding protection from the Corona Pandemic. It was translated and annotated by Rabbi Yair...

URGENT MESSAGE FROM DR DITCHEK: Yeshivas & Shuls Must Close NOW! [VIDEO]

Dr Stuart H. Ditchek, is calling on all parents - in all Jewish communities - NOT send their children to Yeshiva, and to demand...

TONIGHT: Neighborhood Rabbonim Come out in Solidarity Against “Ezras Nashim” – NYC REMSCO Hearing

Tonight there will be an open forum hosted by the NYC Regional EMS Council to address the request for a new Certificate of Need...

BARUCH DAYAN HA’EMES: Rebbitzen Chavah Sarah Feinstein A”H

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petirah of Rebbitzen Chavah Sarah (Sheila) Feinstein A"H, wife of HaGaon HaRav Reuven Feinstein. The Rebbitzen was...

Flatbush: Child R”L Killed In Fire On Ocean Parkway [VIDEOS & PHOTOS]

A child was R"L killed in a fast-moving fire in Flatbush, Monday night. It happened at around 10:30PM at 757 Ocean Parkway near Foster Avenue. FDNY...

EXPOSED IN CHICAGO: Frum-Looking Couple Promoting Christianity to Jews

The following is via COL: A couple who have recently moved to a Jewish neighborhood in Chicago has been exposed to be non-Jews posing as...

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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...