This is a very difficult post because it will cause quite a bit of heartache to an already devastated community. We are part of the close-knit Houston Orthodox Jewish community with United Orthodox Synagogues as the core of our neighborhood. Unfortunately, UOS suffered catastrophic damage during the #HarveyFlood as...
Police in Norway's capital, Oslo have neutralized an explosive device found in a busy area of downtown Oslo late Saturday night and have arrested a Muslim suspect. Eyewitnesses reported that a number of police cars were called to the area. Police said on Twitter that they believe the device “does not have...
Yeshiva women's tennis looks to win its first Skyline Conference championship since 1999 tomorrow and become the first women's program in school history to earn an NCAA tournament bid. Let's go Macs! The Maccabees (9-1) will battle the No. 3 seeded Knights of Mount Saint Mary College for the...
Paddington Bear, the adorable and iconic children’s book character, might have been a little bit Jewish — in spirit, at least. Michael Bond, author of the beloved Paddington Bear books, passed away at 91 on Wednesday. The author of children’s series that included characters such as Olga da Polga and...
A group of more than 30 Israeli mayors visited campus yesterday and met with Dr. Berman, who spoke to them about Yeshiva University and the central role it plays in helping Jews of all backgrounds connect to their roots while equipping them with the skills to be successful in...
A Jewish family of 5 from New York are among 10 American tourists who were killed in a fiery plane crash in the mountains of Costa Rica on Sunday. The Costa Rican government said that the plane had 12 people on board before it crashed in a wooded area. The...
(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...
At least five people were injured after two men armed with axes went on a terror rampage at a one of Germany's main train stations in  Dusseldorf. Among the injured are a 13-year-old girl. It's all went crazy out side my hotel a crazy attack at #Düsseldorf train station not far from me pic.twitter.com/jzKYvs6oPy — Tom...
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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...
An American citizen from Utah, Kurt Cochran was killed in the London attack. The couple was in London celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary. His wife is among the injured.   Source: IH
Dear friend, It has been a long week since the last update. It certainly feels like we are in another year... During hurricane Maria the AT&T towers in PR were damaged and the more reliable provider was out on most of the island. Yesterday signal strengthened. We have no words...
An anonymous tipster sent the Jewish Breaking News website this photo which was taken this evening during Tisha B’Av services at the Chabad synagogue in Washington DC, known as TheSHUL. The image came with the caption ‘Jared Kushner’ and was circled in blue. Tisha B’Av, is 9th day...
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BREAKING Police officer found dead in her car with gun in her hands at Union Turnpike & 246 St in Queens according to NYPD. Developing story... refresh for updates.


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