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Boro Park: Attempted Abduction Of Child; NYPD Make Arrest

Police have made an arrest is an attempted abduction in Boro Park, YWN has learned. An 8-year-old boy was walking home from school this past...





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PHOTOS: Israel Police Light Chanukah Candles With Children From Zichron Menachem

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) In keeping what has become annual tradition, representatives of Israel Police lit Chanukah candles with children from Zichron Menachem, children who...

Drone Operator Faulted In NY Collision With Helicopter

A recreational drone operator was at fault in the first confirmed midair collision in the U.S. between a drone and a manned aircraft, the...

Detroit Breaks Ground On Tallest Tower, Symbol Of Resurgence

An 800-foot-tall (244-meter) centerpiece is coming to Detroit's resurgent downtown as the city continues to build momentum about three years after exiting the largest...

PHOTOS: Beit Shemesh City Hall Continues The Battle Against Modesty Signs In Line With...

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Officials in Beit Shemesh City Hall announce a major operation took place to remove modesty signs in areas of the city...

When He Heard Their Stories, He Had To Do Something

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On a side-street in the bustling city of Bnei Brak is an address known by those who struggle: The office of mekubal, talmid chacham,...


Police, Prosecutor Scrutinize Fatal Shooting By NYC Officer

The New York Police Department and Bronx district attorney's office are scrutinizing a raid that led to an officer fatally shooting a man who...

Rabbis Attempt to Prevent Change in Age Classification for Guardianship of Infants – Keep...

A raucous occurred on Wednesday in the meeting of the Knesset committee that is responsible for infant rights. During the lively meeting, 10 Rabbinical...

2 St. Louis-Area Cops Shot But Saved By Bulletproof Vests

A gunman shot two suburban St. Louis police officers in the torso before barricading himself inside a home Thursday, but bulletproof vests saved both...

Israeli Medicine Versus American Medicine: An Interview With A Maverick Lipidologist

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times) Dr. Edward Horwitz is a leading cardiologist/ lipidologist in Israel. He was trained at the...

FCC Votes Along Party Lines To End ‘Net Neutrality’

The Federal Communications Commission repealed the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules Thursday, giving internet service providers like Verizon, Comcast and AT&T a free hand to...
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Poll: Most Say Trump Crossed Line With Russia Contacts

Most Americans think Donald Trump did something illegal or at least unethical regarding ties between his presidential campaign and Russia — and they think...

Israel Is Shutting Down On Sunday! Nationwide General Strike Declared

Histadrut National Labor Federation Chief Avi Nissenkorn has announced he is declaring a national general strike and shutting down the country on for half of Sunday,...

House Speaker Ryan Denies Reports He Is Planning To Leave Congress In The Near...

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday he's not leaving Congress anytime soon, trying to squelch rumors that he will walk away in triumph after...

Trump Relishes Progress On Rolling Back Federal Rules

President Donald Trump is trumpeting the rolling back of federal rules and regulations in his administration's first year even as critics say he has...

Disney Buying Large Part Of 21st Century Fox In $52.4B Deal

Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in stock, including film and television studios...

It Was a Regular Day At Work. Until He Collapsed.

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  A young woman, Malky*, cries herself to sleep each night. Since her parents passed away, she’s had many nights like this. Passed from foster...

Bombing Underscores New York Subway System’s Vulnerability

The crude pipe bomb that exploded beneath the streets of New York this week served as a chilling reminder of the vulnerability of the...

United Hatzalah Inaugurates 11 New Ambulances

United Hatzalah inaugurated 11 new ambulances on Thursday afternoon at 4 p.m. in Tel Aviv. The ambulances, which will serve communities throughout Israel, are...

Delta Orders 100 Airbus Jets Valued At Over $12.7 Billion

Delta Air Lines picked Europe's Airbus over Boeing for a huge order of new jets. Delta said Thursday that it will order 100 Airbus A321neo...
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Marco Rubio ‘No’ Threatens GOP’s Slim Majority On Tax Reform

The Republicans' razor-thin margin for driving their sweeping tax package through the Senate was thrown into jeopardy Thursday when GOP Sen. Marco Rubio declared...

Israeli Drugmaker Teva To Cut Quarter Of Global Work Force

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the world's largest generic drugmaker, on Thursday said it would lay off over a quarter of its workforce as part...

Haifa Mayor: Nakba Protest Right Is Protected

Against the background of the mass Nakba event which is due to take place this Friday, 27 Kislev at the Haifa Cinematheque, Culture &...

A Lost Midrash, Antiochus IV, and the Historical Context of Chanukah

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times) It is a sad fact that over 90% of our Midrashim have been lost. This...

Hamas Issues Its Own Declaration Regarding The Status Of Jerusalem

Hamas on Wednesday, 25 Kislev, announced that all of al-Quds (Jerusalem) belongs to Islam, including eastern and western Jerusalem, issuing the declaration marking the...
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Bannon, Undeterred, Under Siege From GOP After Alabama Loss

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon is catching blame from fellow Republicans for coughing up a safe Senate seat in deep-red Alabama and foisting...

IAF Attacks Three Terrorists Objectives In Gaza In Retaliation For Rocket Fire Into S....

Israel Air Force on Wednesday night targeted three terrorist objectives in Gaza including a weapons storage facility and a terrorist training facility. The attacks...

Ramapo Town Supervisor Sentenced To 2.5 Years Prison In Securities Fraud Case

Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence charged in a controversial stadium financing case has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison. St. Lawrence, of Wesley...

Greenfield: Last Two Weeks For Non-Profits To File For Property Tax Exemptions

Councilman David G. Greenfield is reminding local non-profits including yeshivas and shuls to renew their tax exempt status to avoid being issued tax bills...

WATCH: The Rachmestrivkah Rebbe Lighting Menorah On Chanukah 5778

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VP Pence To Delay Israel Trip As Tax Reform Vote Nears

Vice President Mike Pence will delay and curtail his upcoming trip to the Middle East to be on hand for an upcoming Senate tax...

Putin: US Hurts Itself With ‘Invented’ Trump Collusion Case

President Vladimir Putin said Thursday the U.S. is only hurting itself with investigations of alleged collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia, and...

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Israel Police Arrests 77 Involved In Violence And Protests Over Recent Days

(VIDEO AND PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Seventy-seven suspects who took an active part in the violent riots during the last few days and since the...

As Bitcoin, Other Currencies Soar, Regulators Urge Caution

The public's interest in all things bitcoin and efforts by entrepreneurs to fund their businesses with digital currencies is starting to draw more attention...

Chief Rabbi David Lau Visits Security Guard Stabbed In Heart At Jerusalem Central Bus...

Israel Chief Rabbi David Lau visited the wounded security guard, who was stabbed in the heart at the Central Jerusalem Bus Station earlier this...
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VIDEO: Maran Rav Shteinman’s Last ‘Sicha’ Given In Public

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) This is reported to be the last 'sicha' given by Maran HaGaon HaRav Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman ZT”L marking the 17th...