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Siyum Rambam With Avraham Fried In Yerushalayim Arena

A major Siyum of the Rambam for those studying daily will be held on Tuesday, 6 Tishrei 5778 in the Jerusalem Payis Arena. Gates...

Life Hasn’t Been Easy For These Kids

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Devorah Sofer was living every mother’s worst nightmare: Her child was hinging between life, and death. Yaakov’s heart defect meant that he was in...

New York Gov. Cuomo Pledges State Aid Effort For Puerto Rico

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is launching a state effort to help Puerto Rico. The Democrat announced the relief effort Sunday after making a visit...

Lod City Hall Orders Cancelation Of Otzma Yehudit Party Function

When Otzma Yehudit leader Dr. Michael Ben-Ari questioned why an event scheduled to take place in the Lod Mifal HaPayis community center was canceled,...


WATCH: Preet Bharara Tells CNN He Thinks Trump Would Have Asked Him To Do...

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Aseres Yimei Teshuvah Slichos Event In Yerushalayim

The tzibur at large is invited to an Aseres Yimei Teshuva slichos event in the presence of Jerusalem Chief Sephardi Rabbi Shlomo Moshe Amar...

Pelosi Trusts Trump To Keep His Word On Young Immigrants

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she trusts President Donald Trump to keep his word and support legislation to protect from deportation young immigrants...


WATCH: Steven Mnuchin Says NFL Players Can Protest Off The Field

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Israel Police Issue Over 900 Summonses For Failure To Keep Right

Within 10 days more than 900 summonses were filed against drivers who failed to keep right. The Israel Police continues to significantly increase enforcement...

Agudath Israel Advocacy Continues To Ease Way For Arba Minim

As in past years, Agudath Israel of America's Washington Office has worked closely with agencies of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to help...

WATCH: Musaf At The Scheiner Minyan In Uman On Rosh Hashanah

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Egged Buses Will Gradually Halt Service On Erev Yom Kippur

On this coming Friday, Erev Yom Kippur, Egged buses around the country will gradually halt service. The schedule will be as follows according to...

Lakewood: Levaya Of Reb Shimon Gitelis Z’L; Likely The Last Living Talmid Of Hagaon...

YWN regres to inform you of the Petirah of Reb Shimon Gitelis Z"L, who was Niftar today in Lakewood. He was 102. Reb Shimon Z"L was...

Greenfield Funds ‘Trees For Everyone’ In Midwood

It won't be hard for New York City Councilman David G. Greenfield to show his Midwood neighbors the impact he has had on their...

German Jewish Community Worried As Extreme Right-Wing Party Makes Dramatic Gains In Election

Even though Angela Merkel has won her fourth term as the German Chancellor, the German Jewish community has a reason for concern as the...

WATCH: Huckabee To NFL: Tell Players To Protest On Their Own Time

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Sikrikim Disturb Rosh Hashana Tefilos In Vishnitz Shul In Monsey With Verbal Attack Against...

Sikrikim entered the Vishnitz Shul in Monsey during Rosh Hashanah and in the presence of the Rebbe Shlita, who is considered the elder of...

Putin Sends Letter Of Blessing To Jewish Community, Meets Chief Rabbi Ahead Of Rosh...

During a meeting with the Chief Rabbi of Russia Rabbi Berel Lazar and the President of the Union of Jewish Congregations in Russia, Rabbi...

Coalition Whip Has Harsh Words For Bereaved Mom Mrs. Leah Goldin

The incident begins with Israel’s disabled community protesting and blocking roads in their effort to achieve additional rights from the government. In their latest...

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White House Says Tax Plan To Help Business, Middle Class

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says a Republican tax overhaul plan expected to come out this week will offer help for the middle class and...

PHOTOS: Police Investigating Nazi Graffiti In An Abandoned Building In Armon HaNatziv

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Police on Sunday, 4 Tishrei 5778, are investigating graffiti found in an abandoned building in the Armon HaNatziv area of Jerusalem. Crime...

Iran Displays S-300 Air Defense Missile System To Public

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard has displayed the country's sophisticated Russian-made S-300 air defense system in central Tehran. This is the first time that the S-300...

Israel Police On Erev Rosh Hashana Return Jewelry Valued At Tens Of Thousands Of...

On 26 Elul, a taxi driver arrived at the Ramat Gan police station with a bag containing gold and jewels valued at tens of...

Substitute Teacher Fired For Modeling Hitler Salute For Kids

A school superintendent in Vermont says a substitute teacher has been fired after being accused of showing elementary school children how to make the...

VIDEO: Jerusalem Legal Counsel: 4 Minim Prohibited From Har Habayis

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) The Jerusalem legal counsel has ruled it is prohibited for Jews to bring arba minim on Har Habayis. He was responding...

NKorea: Trump Insult Makes Attack On US ‘More Inevitable’

North Korea's foreign minister told world leaders Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump's insult calling leader Kim Jong Un "rocket man" makes "our rocket's...

Every Player On Steelers Team Besides ONE Team Boycotts National Anthem

Every player on the Pittsburgh Steelers except one stayed in the locker room during the National Anthem for Sunday afternoon's game against the Chicago...

Bannon To Campaign Against Trump-Backed Candidate In Alabama’s GOP Senate Runoff

President Donald Trump's former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, is planning to campaign against the Trump-backed candidate in Alabama's Republican Senate primary runoff. The campaign of...

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Damage In Puerto Rico Strains Relief Efforts By Agencies

Federal agencies grappled Saturday with the vast scale of the disaster in Puerto Rico left by Hurricane Maria, the third major storm to strike...

Classified US Spy Satellite Launched From California

A spy satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office has been launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5...

GOP Sen. Collins Likely Against Latest Health Bill Adding Another Blow

Sen. Susan Collins on Sunday all but closed the door to supporting last-ditch Republican health care bill, leaving her party's drive to uproot President...

Dozens Of Players Kneel, Link Arms At First NFL Game Since Trump Remarks

About two dozen players, including Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs and Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette, took a knee during the playing of...

Trump Points To Iran Missile Test In Criticizing Nuke Deal

President Donald Trump on Saturday pointed to a reported missile test by Iran to renew his criticism of the nuclear agreement it reached with...

NYC To Pay $1.25M To Family Of Man Who Died In NYPD Custody

The family of a man who died in police custody will receive $1.25 million in a settlement with New York City. The Daily News reports...

GOP’s ‘Obamacare’ Repeal All But Dead; McCain Deals The Blow

Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," dealing a likely death blow to the...

IAF Reportedly Attacked Hizbullah Weapons Storage Facility On Friday Night

Israel Air Force fighter planes on Friday night reportedly struck out against a Hizbullah target in Syria, near a Damascus airport, hitting a weapons...

PM Netanyahu Speaks With Israeli Ambassador To Mexico And The Commander Of The Israeli...

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on motzei Shabbos, spoke by telephone with Israeli Ambassador to Mexico Yoni Peled and with the commander of the Israeli...

Defense Minister Lieberman: Iran Is Testing Israel’s Response

In response to the Iranian firing of a ballistic missile on Shabbos, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman responded by explaining Iran is testing Israel’s response. Lieberman...

Trump’s Comments About Anthem, Curry Inflame Sports Stars

President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day rant that...

New Earthquake, Magnitude 6.1, Shakes Jittery Mexico

A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, killing at least one person, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge, and causing new...

US Flies Mission North Of DMZ, Sends Message To North Korea

In a show of American military might to North Korea, U.S. bombers and fighter escorts flew on Saturday to the farthest point north of...

Syria Looks To Peace, North Korea To Attack On US Mainland

Syria's foreign minister told world leaders Saturday that victory against terrorists in his war-ravaged nation "is now within reach" while North Korea's foreign minister...

Public Shaming Likely But GOP Wary Of New Laws After Equifax

Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed...

Trump Travel Ban Expires Sunday; New Ban May Vary By Country

The next version of President Donald Trump's travel ban could include new, more tailored restrictions on travelers from additional countries. The Department of Homeland Security...

Federal Government Notifies 21 States Of Election Hacking

The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election. The notification came roughly...

In New Setback, Uber To Lose License To Work In London

Uber will lose its license to operate in London because it may be endangering public safety and security, the local regulator said Friday, in...

Trump Says NFL Should Fire Players Who Kneel During Anthem

President Donald Trump says National Football League owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem. And he's encouraging spectators to walk out...

Kim Fires Off Insults At Trump And Hints At Weapons Test

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lobbed a string of insults at President Donald Trump on Friday, calling him a "mentally deranged U.S. dotard"...

PHOTOS: Tens Of Thousands Of Jews Hit By Russia-Ukraine Violence Received Assistance For Rosh...

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews donates 28,000 gift baskets, 4,000 store vouchers, for Rosh Hashanah. Ahead of Rosh Hashanah, the...

Iran Launches A New Ballistic Missile; Capable Of Reaching Israel R”L

It was not too long before Rosh Hashanah that officials in the Trump administration signaled they may not comply with the agreement signed by...

Equifax Says It Had A Security Breach Earlier In The Year

Equifax, under pressure from a massive data breach, says it had a separate incident earlier this year. That may mean even more scrutiny as...

Trump Pressing GOP Senators To Act On New Health Proposal

With time growing short, President Donald Trump and Republican Senate leaders are engaged in a frantic search for votes in a last-ditch effort to...

Statement From NY Governor Cuomo On Erev Rosh Hashanah

"Tonight, members of the Jewish community will gather with family and friends at sundown to begin the observance of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New...

Statement From Mayor De Blasio On Erev Rosh Hashanah

“This is a time of reflection and renewal as the Jewish people mark the start of the High Holy Days. Here in New York...

PHOTOS: MDA’s Make A Wish Ambulance Fulfilled Grandmother’s Wish: Attend Her Paratrooper Grandson’s Swearing-In...

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) MDA’s Make a Wish Ambulance is an initiative that aims to fulfill the wishes of those battling terminal illnesses and lost...

Trump’s Trashing Of Iran Deal Poses Problems For NK Strategy

President Donald Trump's threat before the world to obliterate North Korea left no doubt about his determination to stop the communist country's nuclear weapons...

London Police Arrest 2 More In Subway Bombing Investigation

British counterterror police arrested two more people Wednesday in relation to the London subway attack, bringing the number to five. Detectives arrested a 48-year-old man...

Trump’s Jabs Set Up 1st Big US-Iran Talks Of His Presidency

The United States and Iran on Wednesday will have their highest-level interaction of Donald Trump's presidency, a day after the American leader delivered a...

Mueller Team Questions Deputy AG Amid Probe Of Comey Firing

Special counsel Robert Mueller's office has questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as it probes the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, people...

Senator Wants Facebook To Testify In Russia Probe

The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee says Facebook should testify as part of its probe into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, and...

Israel Chief Rabbi David Lau, Instructed All Shuls To Keep A Mobile Phone With...

Every year the Tishrei Yomim Tovim require MDA’s emergency services. Many of them struggle to call MDA teams in emergencies due to the lack...

Cuba Again Denies Role In ‘Health Attacks’ On US Diplomats

The Cuban government on Tuesday again denied any involvement in or any knowledge of a mysterious series of health incidents that have affected American...

Israel Sending Rescue Team to Mexico Following Quake

The Israeli military says it's sending a 70-member delegation to Mexico to assist with rescue efforts following a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus...

MDA Emergency Number for Uman During Rosh Hashanah

Magen David Adom announces the activation of its emergency number for Uman for Rosh Hashanah - 0-800-200-101. As tens of thousands are expected to arrive...
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