Yeshiva World News
There's News, and There's Yeshiva World News
(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE)
At the start of the weekly cabinet meeting earlier this week, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu addressed plans to sharply increase construction in Dimona as part of projects to develop the Negev.
A widespread storm system, the fourth nor’easter in less than three weeks, tore into the tri-state area early Wednesday with a vengeance, threatening to bury much of the region under a foot of snow amid damaging winds.
As hundreds of people stood in line for food and many went hungry during the days and weeks after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Walmart Inc. and local supermarkets threw out tons of spoiled meat, dairy and produce.
Security forces during the night of 5 Nissan (Tuesday to Wednesday) arrested 15 PA (Palestinian Authority) residents suspected of involvement in acts of terror. Arrests were made in various PA a reas.
Mayor de Blasio today updated New Yorkers on the current nor’easter, and reminded individuals to refrain from travel as the storm continues to move through the City. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for New York City until 6 a.m.
Preparations have begun once again for Kupat Ha’Ir’s massive kimcha d’pischa campaign [photos below]. With over 4,000 impoverished families relying on the organization for help each year, it’s the largest kimcha d’pischa in the world.
Construction of the pedestrian bridge that collapsed and killed six people in the Miami area was behind schedule and millions over budget, in part because of a key change in the design and placement of one of its support towers.
The top prosecutors in Massachusetts and New York have sent a letter to Facebook demanding the social media giant protect its users’ private information.
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman launched a joint investigation Saturday after reports that British data analysis firm Cambridge Analytica captured information from 50 million Facebook users without their consent.
(VIDEOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE)
Israel has finally decided to tell the world what it already knew, that on the night between September 5 and 6, 2007, the Israel Air Force targeted and destroyed the Syrian nuclear reactor in what was called “Operation Out of the Box”.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt spent more than $120,000 in public funds last summer for a trip to Italy that included a meeting of G-7 ministers and a private tour of the Vatican.
(YWN World Headquarters - NYC)
Brooklyn Community Board 14 District Manager Shawn Campbell has worked tirelessly the past few weeks, and tells YWN that extra sanitation pickups have been arranged for the Flatbush community ahead of Pesach.
President Donald Trump warned Tuesday night of dire consequences should Democrats take the House in this year’s midterm elections, but predicted Republicans are “going to win.”
Speaking at the National Republican Congressional Committee’s annual March fundraiser, Trump said that, “on issue after issue,” House Democrats are “way outside of the American mainstream.”
“Democrats like to campaign as moderates, but they always govern like radicals,” he said, warning that, if they win, Democrats will block efforts to secure the borders, “release dangerous criminals,” and try to raise Americans’ taxes, among other ills.
The heated battle over immigration exploded in a small Southern California city as elected officials took steps to opt out of a state law limiting cooperation between police and federal deportation agents.
Your kids have every set of MagnaTiles, Playmobil, and K’NEX.
But do they have The Shpielmans?
The Shpielmans is the latest toy to hit the market and it’s the toy every kid wants.
Twelve Republican state legislators in Pennsylvania have signed on to resolutions introduced Tuesday that seek to impeach four Democratic justices on the state Supreme Court over rulings in a congressional redistricting case.
Some 70 missionaries from Canada, the United States and Britain landed in Israel early last week and began going house to house in many cities, including Beit Shemesh, Rishon LeZion, Tel Aviv, Kiryat Malachi, Rechovot, Bnei Ayyish, Petach Tikva, Kfar Sava, Bat Yam, Gedera and Karmiel.
The suspect in the deadly bombings that terrorized Austin blew himself up early Wednesday as authorities closed in on him, bringing a grisly end to a three-week manhunt. But police warned that more bombs could be out there.
A North Carolina man accused of trying to recruit people to conduct terrorist attacks in the name of the Islamic State group has been found guilty on federal charges in Ohio.