Greenfield Slams ACS Commissioner On Child Care Cuts

At a New York City Council hearing on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 Councilman David Greenfield got into a heated exchange with NYC ACS Commissioner John Mattingly on the proposed elimination of day care centers...

Shavuos Decorations Go Up at KAJ – Breuer’s

Watch as Mispalilim in the Breuer's Shul (KAJ) located in Washington Heights, NY, decorate their Bais Medrash for Shavuos. The tedious job starts 48 hours before Yom Tov starts.

Yossele Rosenblatt Live – Yiddishe Mama

Yossele Rosenblatt (1882 - 1933) was born on May 2nd 1882 in Biela Tserkov, in the Ukraine. He came from a long line of Chazanim and his father was a cantor in Kiev. Rosenblatt recorded...

Yossele Rosenblatt Live – Yortzeit

Yossele Rosenblatt (1882 - 1933) was born on May 2nd 1882 in Biela Tserkov, in the Ukraine. He came from a long line of Chazanim and his father was a cantor in Kiev. Rosenblatt recorded...

VIDEOS & PHOTOS: Chareidi Violence (Hafganos) Carries NIS 1 Million Price Tag

Minister of Public Security Yitzchak Aharonovich announced the chareidi riots has resulted in damage amounting to NIS 1 million, including burned garbage receptacles, traffic signals, road signs, garbage trucks and other vehicles, and...

Video: Bamidbar – Dean’s Office

This is the latest segment of the new weekly video series from Rabbi Stulberger – You’ve Been Called to the Dean’s Office. It’s a short (four minute) message on a timely Torah topic. This...

Meah Sherim Mom Accused Of Starving Son, Pleads Guilty In Plea Deal

Despite earlier reports to the contrary, it now appears that a deal is in the works concerning the ‘Meah Shearim mom’, whose name may still not be published as per the gag order on the...

VIDEOS & PHOTOS: Thousands Gather At Kever Shmuel HaNavi on his Yartzheit; Police Can’t...

Thousands gathered at the kever of Shmuel HaNavi in Yerushalayim to daven on his yartzheit. Following shkia, the Hagon Rav Menashe Klein Shlita, The Ungvar Rav ignited the bonfire outside of the tzyion, as...

Video & Photos: Zvhiler Rebbe Yatzheit

It was a windy and hazy Monday in Yerushalayim as thousands of people made their way to Har Hazeisim to daven by the kever of the Zvihler Rebbe Z"TL on his Yartzheit Credits: B.W. Posen...

VIDEOS: Focus on US/Israeli Relations, Rubashkin Prosecution at Agudah Dinner

The New York Hilton ballroom was packed Sunday night, May 9 with Orthodox Jews of diverse stripes, local and federal government officials, rabbonim and roshei yeshivos, as Agudath Israel of America held its 88th...

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Rubashkin Lawyer Addresses Agudath Israel Dinner

The guest speaker at the Agudath Israel of America's 88th Anniversary Dinner, was Guy R. Cook, the Iowa attorney representing former Agriprocessors CEO Sholom Rubashkin. The two part video below speaks for itself, as...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Serious MVA Kings Hwy & Bedford

1:00PM EST: Flatbush Hatzolah was on the scene of a serious MVA on Kings Highway and Bedford Avenue involving two vehicles. One vehicle erupted into flames upon impact. Boruch Hashem, none of  the injuries were...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: The NYS Office of Homeland Security Holds Emergency Community Outreach Meeting

The NYS Office of Homeland Security held an emergency community outreach meeting in light of the recent attempted car bombing in Times Square, NYC. The meeting took place on Friday morning, at the Manhattan Headquarters...

VIDEO: Ahmadinejad On ABC News

Iranian President Ahmadinejad Interviewed On ABC: Israel is finished. Bin laden is living in Washington DC and more.

PHOTOS & VIDEOS: Blaze Destroys Vacant Coney Island Building

A two-alarm fire on Wednesday night destroyed a part of a former amusement park in Coney Island last night. The fire call came in at 8:06 p.m. and was put under control at 10:41 p.m.,...

MBD: Omar Reb Akiva On Lag B’Omer

The King of Jewish Music "Mordechai Ben David" Singing Omar Reb Akiva at the Lag B'Omer parade in Crown Heights 2010.

Making Lipa’s New CD

Ever wonder who engineers the CDs that you listen to? Well here Lipa gives us some insight as to who worked on his latest upcoming CD Meimka DLipa!

Video: Bechukosai – Dean’s Office

This is the latest segment of the new weekly video series from Rabbi Stulberger – You’ve Been Called to the Dean’s Office. It’s a short (three minute) message on a timely Torah topic. This...

AUDIO: JFK Control Tower Instructing Emirates Flight To ‘Return To Gate Immediately’

Talk about a close call! Emirates flight to Dubai carrying suspected Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad had already left the gate and begun to taxi for takeoff at JFK when the control tower instructed the...

VIDEO: Arab MK Tibi Eulogizes Neturei Karta Leader Moshe Hirsch

MK (Ta’al – Ra’am) Dr. Ahmed Tibi eulogized the late Rabbi Moshe Hirsh, who was niftar earlier this week in Jerusalem’s Bikur Cholim Hospital. Hirsh, a dedicated leader of Neturei Karta was also...

VIDEO: Statement of Attorney General Eric Holder on Times Square Arrest

Earlier this evening, Faisal Shahzad was arrested in connection with the attempted car bombing in New York on Saturday.  Mr. Shahzad, an American citizen, was taken into custody at JFK Airport in New York...

PHOTOS & VIDEO: Eretz Yisroel Levaya of HaRav Abba Gorelick ZATZAL

Levayah of HaRav Abba Gorelick ZT"L at the Shamgar Funeral Home in Yerushalayim. Credit: B.W. Posen / Kuvien Images Click HERE for video and HERE for photos.

VIDEO: Senator Parker Apologizes For Accusing Colleagues Of Being White Supremacists

Embattled NYS Sen. Kevin Parker this afternoon publicly apologized on the floor of the chamber for accusing his colleagues of racism -- but vowed to continue to speak out about racial issues. Parker acknowledged his accusation...

YWN PRESENTS ITS PHOTO & VIDEO ESSAY FROM LAG BAOMER 5770

Below are dozens of link (more than a thousand photos) of Lag BaOmer events around the world. YWN thanks our photographers, and all those who submitted photos. You help us keep our photo albums updated...

Ahmadinejad At The UN: Calls To Curb America’s Nukes & The Zionists

Giving the evil an international podium permits Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad a platform to air his diatribe around the world and that is exactly what he did, addressing the United Nations nuclear non-proliferation gathering,...

PHOTOS & VIDEO: Lag Ba’Omer 5770 by Kever Shimon HaTzaddik

Not everyone was able to make it to Meron on Lag Ba'Omer. Therefore, some people in Yerushalayim went to Kever Shimon HaTzaddik to celebrate and daven. Credit: B.W. Posen / Kuvien Images Click HERE for photos...

VIDEO: Kahanists Crash Levaya of Neturei Karta Leader

During the Sunday evening Levaya of Neturei Karta leader Moshe Hirsch, a number of persons identifying with the teachings of the late Rabbi Meir Kahane burst into the crowd expressing joy over the death of...

PHOTOS & VIDEO: Motzei Shabbos Lag BaOmer 5770 In Meron

Following an uplifting shabbos in Meron, thousands of people gathered by Rashbi's tzyion on motzei shabbos for havdalah. Taking advantage of the relative calm before the storm, people flocked to daven by the tziyon...

VIDEO: Protest Against Cholon Missionary Event on Shabbos

A conference attended by some 100 participants was hosted in a sports auditorium in the Kiryat Sharret neighborhood of Cholon on Shabbos, an event hosting representatives of J. Witnesses. Protestors arrived at about 11:00am, after...

PHOTOS & VIDEOS: Lag BaOmer 5770 in Modi’in Illit

Over a thousand people gathered in the vicinity of Merkaz Kesem in Modi'in Illit on motzei shabbos for the lighting of the central Kiryat Sefer medura. Organized by the Darchei Chinuch organization, the bonfire...

PHOTOS & VIDEOS: Erev Lag BaOmer 5770 in Eretz Yisroel

As children put their final touches on Lag BaOmer "medurot" in Modi'in Illit and Moshav Matityahu, thousands of people make their way from Yerushalayim to Meron in preparation of the "hilula". YWN Israel will be...

VIDEO: HaRav Nosson Tzvi Finkel Delivers Shiur Klali In Bais Yishaya

HaRav Nosson Tzvi Finkel Shlita, Rosh HaYeshiva of Mir Yerushalayim, delivers a Shiur Klali in the Bais Yishaya Beis Medrash (Mir yeshiva) for the first time during the "summer Zman). Click HERE to watch the video...

VIDEO: Massive Crowd Attends Kinnus For Rubashkin In Flatbush

A overflowing crowd of hundreds and hundreds of people packed into Agudas Yisroel Bais Binyomin (Ave L), Tuesday evening, for a a major community-wide kinnus for men and women on behalf of R' Sholom...

VIDEO: Leah Rubashkin Speaks Out For First Time On Camera

Brittney Hibbs KGAN reports: Sholom Rubashkin and his family will soon know where he will spend the rest of his life. It all stems from the Postville immigration raid heard around Eastern Iowa nearly two years...

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WATCH THIS: Florida Sheriff Warns: I’ll Deputize Gun Owners If Violent...

A Florida sheriff said he will deputize every gun owner in his county to put down any violent protests his deputies can’t handle alone. Clay...