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SEE THIS: Firefighters Break Windows Of Car Blocking Hydrant

Firefighters had to break the windows and run a hose through a car that was blocking a fire hydrant in New Jersey. Firefighters arrived on...
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WATCH: Kabolas Panim For Peleg’s Chaim Yavrov In Kiryat Sefer

In the attached video, we see the large kabolas panim given to Peleg member Chaim Yavrov, after being released from jail. Yavrov is one...

WATCH: MK Glick Realizes A Childhood Dream – To Be A Medical Clown

MK Yehuda Glick arrived at Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv to fulfil a childhood dream, to become a medical clown. In the following Israel...

LIVE BLOG – Israeli Election 2013

Polls have closed - Stay with YWN as we continue bringing you the latest From Election Day 2013! 22:49: Netanyahu writes on Facebook: "According to the exit...

40,000 Workers and Volunteers Pushing Likud/Beitenu Agenda on Election Day

Being the leading party has its advantages and having partnered with Yisrael Beitenu, the joint list has enlisted the assistance of 40,000 workers and...

More 19th Knesset Elections Stats

There are 5,656,705 eligible voters in the election for the 19th Knesset. · There are 10,132 nationwide polling stations · There were 96 polling stations for...

Rav Berland Calls on Chilonim to Vote Gimmel

HaRav Eliezer Berland, Rosh Yeshivas Shuvu Banim called on “chilonim,” non-frum Israelis to vote for Yahadut Hatorah on Election Day. He explained “The Jewish...

Election Day Will Cost the Economy 1.7 Billion NIS

According to the Israel Manufacturer’s Association, the national holiday on Tuesday 11 Shevat 5773, Election Day, will cost the nation 1.7 billion NIS. According...

Jerusalem Mayor Barkat Endorses PM Netanyahu

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat on Monday, 10 Shevat 5773 came out in support of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s reelection bid. During a joint visit...

HaRav Aaron Lichtenstein Endorses HaBayit HaYehudi

Rosh Yeshivat Har Etzion HaGaon HaRav Aaron Lichtenstein Shlita has come out instructing talmidim to vote for Bayit HaYehudi, explaining “there is no significant...

R’ Ovadia: Ashkenazim Should Vote Shas Too to Show Hakoras Hatov

Maran HaGaon HaRav Ovadia Yosef Shlita during his Monday morning 10 Shevat 5773 shiur spoke of the “gezeira to draft Bnei Torah”. The Gadol...

Sephardi Talmidim in Ashkenazi Yeshivos to Vote Gimmel

Ashkenazi roshei yeshiva are calling upon Sephardi talmidim to vote Gimmel in the elections. According to a Ladaat report, many of these talmidim will...

Shas: Even 13 Seats Will be a Failure

While the Friday 7 Shevat 5773 Channel 10 Dialogue poll shows Shas receiving 11 seats, party officials announce that even 13 seats will be...

HaRav Zalman Baruch Melamed: Don’t Vote Gimmel

Rosh Yeshivat Beit El HaRav Zalman Melamed Shlita expressed his opposition to members of the chareidi dati leumi community voting for the Gimmel chareidi...

Meretz Optimistic Ahead of Elections

Officials of the extreme left-wing Meretz Party are optimistic ahead of Tuesday’s general elections, expecting to at least double the size of the party...

Meet the Netzach List Candidates

With achdus between Degel HaTorah and Netzach all but a past dream, Netzach compelled to submit its list to the Central Election Committee last...

Unity Appears Unlikely Between Ichud HaLeumi and Bayit HaYehudi

The right-wing Ichud HaLeumi and Bayit HaYehudi Parties have been working to unite and run under a joint list in the upcoming 11 Shevat...

Responses from Yesh Atid & Likud Regarding Tzipi Livni’s Return to Politics

Earlier in the week, Yair Lapid commented that he offered Tzipi Livni the second slot in his party, but she declined the offer. On...

Netanyahu Secured His Success Ahead of Livni’s Decision

A well seasoned soldier in Israel’s political arena, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu prepared for the return of Tzipi Livni and/or former Prime Minister Ehud...

Plesner Turns His Back on Mofaz

After losing the Livni camp members of Kadima to Tzipi Livni’s new The Movement party, Kadima leader Shaul Mofaz was surprised to learn that...

Rav Amnon Yitzhak Running for Knesset

Yet another surprise was announced in Israel today, Tuesday 13 Kislev 5773 when Rav Amnon Yitzchak told participants in a shiur “it’s official”, explaining...

Following Primaries – The New Face of the Likud

The big winner in the Likud primary election was Education Minister Gideon Saar, who earned the most votes. For residents of Yehuda and Shomron...

Yair Lapid Brings an American Chareidi Onboard

It’s now official and Beit Shemesh political activist Rabbi Dov Lipman is on the Yesh Atid ticket, the new party headed by Yair Lapid. On...

Likud Primary Elections ‘A Farce’

When polls opened on Sunday 11 Kislev 5773 for the Likud Party’s primary elections, there were reports of “minor computer glitches” in the new...

Livni Expected to Go Another Round

According to media reports, Tzipi Livni on Tuesday 13 Kislev 5773 is expected to announce she return to the political arena, competing in the...

Belz Seeking 3rd Slot on Yahadut HaTorah List

A meeting was held last week in the home of Yehoshua Pollack, a leader in Shomrei Emunim as Agudas Yisrael prepares itself for general...

Poll: Shas, Likud are Down – Amsellem & Barak Gaining

While Shas’ unity kept the party in the headlines for a few days, the media event has passed and the party is falling in...

Gafne and Litzman Go on the Offensive

Yahadut HaTorah MKs Moshe Gafne and Yaakov Litzman went on the offensive on Tuesday, launching attacks against Aryeh Deri and Yair Lapid as the...

Olmert Returning Home – Expected to Meet with Livni & Others

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is scheduled to return to Eretz Yisrael on Wednesday 29 Cheshvan 5773. Persons close to the former prime minister...

Amsellem Insists Party is Registered and Legal

Channel 10 News’ Raviv Drucker reported that the Am Shalem Party of Rav Chaim Amsellem cannot run in the upcoming general elections because the...

Is Car Vandalism Attack Connected to Shas’ Internal Politics?

According to a Ynet report filed by Akiva Novak, a vandalism attack against the vehicle of Nesher Deputy Mayor Shimon Zohar is connected to...

The Deal: Leave HaPeles & Come Back to Degel

One might connect Menachem Carmel’s quiet profile over the last week or two with the boycott of his Heichal Malchus Hall in Bnei Brak,...

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A massive yellow mural spelling "Black Lives Matter" was painted In the middle of 5th Avenue between 56th and 57th Street in the shadow...