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Chai Lifeline Launches Emergency Response Fund to Help Families Impacted by COVID-19

Chai Lifeline, the international children’s health support network, has launched an emergency response campaign to help children with life-threatening illnesses and their families during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “We are all impacted by this global health crisis,” said Rabbi Simcha Scholar, CEO of Chai Lifeline. “However, children with weakened immune systems and their families are […]

WATCH: Dozens Of Policemen Storm Mea Shearim For Inspection Of Compliance With Health Ministry Directive

In the late hours of Tuesday morning, a large Israel Police force raided the neighborhood of Mea Shearim to ensure that non-essential businesses are closed and that essential businesses are operating according to Health Ministry directives, B’Chadrei Chareidim reported. Similar police inspections were carried out in various locations throughout Israel such as Machane Yehuda Shuk […]

Trump Weighs Scaling Back Social Distancing Guidelines

With lives and the economy hanging in the balance, President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is hoping the county will be reopened by Easter, as he weighs how to refine nationwide social-distancing guidelines to put some workers back on the job amid the coronavirus outbreak. As many public health officials call for stricter, not looser […]

Michael Schick Catering is NOW Delivering Pesach Meals to YOU

That’s right, the most predominant name in kosher catering for decades, Michael Schick Catering, is now accommodating the greater New York community with delicious cuisine and the highest quality catering for Pesach.   With over 30 years of Pesach experience, you are sure to be wowed by the most trendy and classic dishes. Orders must […]

Testing Blunders Crippled Us Response As Coronavirus Spread

A series of missteps at the nation’s top public health agency caused a critical shortage of reliable laboratory tests for the coronavirus, hobbling the federal response as the pandemic spread across the country like wildfire, an Associated Press review found. President Donald Trump assured Americans early this month that the COVID-19 test developed by the […]

LAKEWOOD CORONA VICTIM: Hagaon HaRav Avrohom Levi Bresler ZATZAL

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Hagaon HaRav Avrohom Levi Bresler ZATZAL of Lakewood. He was 58. The Niftar was an Adam Gadol – literally – someone who has been learning with tremendous Hasmadah, nearly 20 hours a day for decades. The Niftar did this while maintaining his extreme humility, never showing […]

Is Your Shul Closed? Are You Unable to Say Kaddish; YIZKOR.COM Will Say it For You

Due to the current situation, many Jews are faced with the inability to say Kaddish. When a person passes away the soul ascends to the heavenly court where it must face judgment for all the actions performed during its lifetime. Based on this judgment, the soul will be rewarded for its merits and punished for its […]

Coronavirus Suddenly Upends Campaign Themes For Both Parties

The coronavirus pandemic and the country’s collapsing economy are forcing Democrats and Republicans to rethink the messaging they thought would help them win November’s elections for White House and congressional control. Shattered, certainly for now, is President Donald Trump’s ability to tout a brawny economy and record stock market prices as the predicate for his […]

Israel: 1,656 Cases, 2nd Death, Reports Of Imminent Lockdown Enforced By Police Patrols

A total of 1,656 Israelis have been diagnosed with the coronavirus as of Tuesday morning, with 31 patients in serious condition, the Health Ministry stated. A total of 49 patients have recovered from the virus. A second death from the coronavirus in Israel was recorded on Tuesday when a 67-year-old woman passed away in Wolfson […]

Many Airline Flights Nearly Empty As Virus Undercuts Travel

Airline service in the United States is teetering on the brink of collapse, with near-empty planes and coronavirus outbreaks that have left some air traffic control towers empty. Even with sharply reduced schedules, airlines are consolidating some of the remaining flights because passengers aren’t showing up. An official of one major U.S. airline, who asked […]

Petira Of Queens Hatzolah Member R’ Yaakov Meltzer Z”L

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of R’ Yaakov Meltzer Z”L, a resident of the Kew Gardens section of Queens. He was 60. The Niftar was a member of Queens Hatzolah for more than 35 years. The Niftar learned in the Kollel at Yeshiva Shaar Hatorah in Queens for many years, and became […]

Coronavirus: Are We Being Careful Enough?

Conversation around the world seems to be buzzing around one thing: Coronavirus and the necessary precautions to slow its spread. With some countries on full lockdown and others just recommending ‘social distancing,’ each individual has been left to do their own research and decide how often, and why, they can justify leaving their own home. […]

Demand for Hand Sanitizer at Record High. Here’s where to buy

Yeshiva World Exclusive: Use coupon code “YWN” for and additional 10% off all Antibacterial products from The need for proper sanitizing has been a crucial emphasis for combatting the Corona outbreak. Governments and health officials regularly recommend cleaning hands, maintaining distance, and cleaning potentially affected surfaces regularly, as a key part of fighting and […]

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Antwerp: Fire At Machzikei Hadas Kehilla Building [VIDOES]

A fire broke out in the newly constructed Machzikei Hadas Kehila building in Antwerp on Tuesday. Sources tell YWN that the fire likely started from an old heating tank that was being removed from the building, and was dripping fuel on the floor. Antwerp Hatzolah responded to the scene and assisted the fire department. One […]

Ex-Campaign Staffer Sues Bloomberg Over Layoffs, Cites Fraud

A former staffer for Mike Bloomberg’s presidential campaign filed a class-action lawsuit Monday alleging the billionaire broke a promise to pay his thousands of campaign workers through November, regardless of whether his 2020 bid was successful. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in New York City, accuses Bloomberg of “fraudulently” enticing people to join his […]

Trump Says He Intends To Reopen Country In Weeks, Not Months

As cases of coronavirus continue to rise, President Donald Trump said Monday that he wants to reopen the country for business in weeks, not months, as he claimed, without evidence, that continued closures could result in more deaths than the pandemic itself. “We can’t have the cure be worse than the problem,” Trump told reporters […]

Networks Face Decision: How Long To Stick With Trump?

Six television networks began showing President Donald Trump’s briefing on the coronavirus outbreak late Monday, but only Fox News Channel stuck it out to the end nearly two hours later. It was a notable turning point in coverage of the president’s now-daily briefings. Networks had been starting to hear criticism of how much time they […]