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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...

WATCH: Parking In A Handicapped Parking Place At Shul – A Halachic Analysis

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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...

Meet the ‘Nach Nachim’ Party

The dancing Breslov faction known as the “Nach Nachim” in Eretz Yisrael is planning to launch a political party, Ladaat.info reports. These are the...

More on Unseating of Eli Yishai as Shas Leader

As former Shas leader Deputy Prime Minister Eli Yishai seeks to digest the events of last week, being unseated as the undisputed leader of...

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...

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...

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...

Netzach Probing a Deal with Chassidim

While Netzach leaders are feeling the swell of their recent success, leading the new litvish faction, they are aware that according to many in...

Rabbi Yehuda Addis Shlita Remains Apolitical

With the ongoing machlokes continuing in the litvish camp, the name of Rav Addis is being used in connection with the Netzach breakaway party. On...

A Confident Yaakov Katz (Ketzaleh) Moves Himself Back on the List

The head of the Ichud HaLeumi Party MK Yaakov (Ketzaleh) Katz announced that he is confident the joint list of his party and HaBayit...

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...

Israel Election Briefs – Sunday, 12 Cheshvan 5773

** Kadima MK Nachman Shai quits Kadima to join the Labor Party. ** Economist Shlomo Maoz joins Likud. ** Despite being on recess until after elections...

Netanyahu, Lieberman Merge Parties For Ballot

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday he was merging his Likud party with that of his ultra nationalist coalition ally Foreign Minister Avigdor...

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...

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...

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...

Likud’s Minister Katz Explains Deal with Yisrael Beitenu

There is much speculation surrounding the “big deal” of this election, the union between Likud and Yisrael Beitenu. According to Minister of Transportation (Likud)...

Kellerman May Replace Carmel in Degel’s Third Slot

After Degel HaTorah officials decided to oust Menachem Carmel from the third place on its list, which in essence in the seventh slot on...

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...

Deri Seeks to Set the Record Straight with Chabad

Shas co-leader Aryeh Deri is aware that for many Chabadnikim, Shas is a non-starter in the upcoming election following his return, as he is...

Amsellem Comes Down Hard on Shas

MK Rabbi Chaim Amsellem, who broke away from Shas to launch his party continues to bash Shas, with his latest comments coming during an...

Naftali Bennett Takes HaBayit HaYehudi Leadership Race

Naftali Bennett emerged as the new leader of the dati leumi political community, now heading the Bayit HaYehudi Party. His win was a significant...

PM Netanyahu Preparing for Unilateral PA Move

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday, convened his forum of 9 ministers to discuss the possibility of the PA (Palestinian Authority) turning to the...

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...

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...

Lapid Shifting Gears Away from Chareidim to Attack FM Lieberman

It appears for Yair Lapid and his Yesh Atid (There is a Future) Party, it’s more about satisfying the polls then acting out of...

HaPeles Faction Contemplating Party to Compete with Degel HaTorah

The “Yated” and “HaPeles” litvish factions do not appear to be heading to sholom any time soon and the upcoming general elections may result...

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...

Rav Ovadia: The Sanzer Rebbe is Davening for Achdus

In his weekly motzei shabbos drasha, Chacham Ovadia spoke of the events in Shas last week, the achdus that took place, calling it a...

A Crack in Shas’ Unity as Real Feelings Begin Leaking Out

In the eyes of the media there is nothing but praise for Shas’ accomplishments, three individuals committed to their tzibur, pushing ego aside for...

Shas’ First Ladies Follow Achdus Example

Shas’ first ladies met earlier this week deciding to begin acting to advance the Shas platform. The wives of Eli Yishai, Aryeh Deri and...

Avidan: Yishai Remains the Leader of Shas!

Yehuda Avidan, a close confidant to Shas leader Deputy Prime Minister Eli Yishai told Israel Radio on Sunday morning 28 Tishrei 5773 that Yishai...

The Worsening Split in the Yated/HaPeles Communities

While Shas works to send its tzibur a message of achdus, at least trying to abate fears of a part split, the same cannot...

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...

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