Hundreds of people attended on Wednesday the funeral of Rabbi Raziel Shevach, who was murdered in a terror attack on Tuesday night in the Samaria. The father of six was shot by terrorists in a drive-by attack on Route 60. Shevach was buried in Havat Gilad even though the outpost lacks...
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(JTA) — The Jewish community in Parkland, Florida, held a healing service after a mass shooting at a high school attended by many of the teenagers in the community. Rabbi Bradd Boxman of Kol Tikvah, a Reform congregation in the town inland from Boca Raton, said he knew of at...
Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin was released from jail a month ago, and has met with hundreds of Rabbonim, Admorim, Roshei Yeshiva and community activists. He has been delivering words of Chizuk at many of the places he visits. Last week, Rubashkin celebrated his month of freedom at an event held at...
Last night, YU men's basketball overcame a 17-point deficit to defeat Mount Saint Mary College in the opening round of the Skyline Conference playoffs. The No. 4-seeded Maccabees advance to the semi-finals where they will face the defending conference champion and No. 1 seed Farmingdale State. #LetsGoMacs
(From Dan's Deals) News reports came out of Israel yesterday that the IDF helped thwart an attack on an Etihad flight from Sydney to Abu Dhabi last July. Sydney to Abu Dhabi is one of Etihad’s flagship routes, featuring their A380 service with business class studios, first class apartments with showers, and The Residence,...
(The Yeshiva World) YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of the Vishnitzer Rebbe of Monsey, Hagaon HaRav Mordechai Hager ZATZAL. He was 95. The Rebbe was Niftar on Friday morning, with his children at his bedside at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. He had been in and out...
Watch Frisch tie up the game on two last minute three pointers by Cougars star Jack Stepner. Frisch went on to beat DRS in overtime to advance to the Yeshiva League Championships!
Taken from JewishBreakingNews.com with permission The Vizhniter Rebbe of Monsey, Rabbi Mordechai Hager, was hospitalized after a lengthy illness and is in Mt. Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. His nephew, the Vizhnitzer Rebbe of Eretz Yisrael, Harav Yisrael Hager, urged everyone to daven for the health of the Rebbe, Rabbi Mordechai...
The Yeshiva University Maccabees (18-10) made history on Sunday, winning their first-ever Skyline Conference Championship and punching their ticket to the NCAA Division III men’s basketball tournament. The No. 4 seeded Maccabees defeated No. 2 seed Purchase College at the Purchase College Gymnasium by the score of 87-81. Along their...
(JTA) — Google is facing criticism in Sweden for its failure to prevent anti-Semitic material from topping searches featuring the term “Jews in Sweden.” One such search, which was last updated on Wednesday, delivers as the second result a list of prominent Jewscompiled by anti-Semites. Additionally, a video that appeared on the Granskning...
On Monday, 27 Shevat, a series of 9 major Jewish seminars was completed in nine different regions of Russia, including in Bruges Jeon in eastern Russia. Each seminar was attended by residents of the nearby cities, where the seminar was held. The seminar was organized by Yachad, the umbrella organization...
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s president welcomed American actress Mayim Bialik to his residence in Jerusalem. On Sunday, Reuven Rivlin told Bialik that he had heard so much from his grandchildren about her, her work as an actress and her strong support for Israel. The star of the hit television series “The...
As reported earlier on YWN, a pair of explosions and a fire at a gigantic cosmetics factory in upstate New York left up to 35 people injured, including seven firefighters. Dozens of first responders were at the scene of the 52,000 sq foot facility in New Windsor, which employs more than 100...
Scott Blumstein admits it: He never expected to get the card he needed to become the World Series of Poker champion. Blumstein, 25, of Brigantine, New Jersey, pulled a deuce on the river — the final card of a poker round — to win with a pair of twos in...


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