Yeshiva World News

Israel’s High Court Upholds Decision to Demolish Home Of Non-Fatal Terrorist

In a two-to-one decision, the High Court of Justice has upheld a decision by the defense minister and the IDF to destroy the home of the parents of a Palestinian terrorist who shot and severely wounded a police officer last year. This marks the first time a house demolition will be carried out over an […]

BP Shomrim Uses Its New High-Def Surveillance Cams To Reunite Meshulach With His Tallis And Tefillin

A meshulach whose tallis, tefillin and several expensive personal items were inadvertently left in a ridesharing car service vehicle was successfully reunited with them on Wednesday thanks to Boro Park Shomrim and high-definition surveillance footage cameras it has recently installed, Boro Park Scoop reported Wednesday. The story began two days prior when the meshulach, who had flown from Eretz Yisroel to […]

Judge Says Michael Cohen May Have Committed Perjury, Refuses To End His Probation Early

A federal judge suggested Wednesday that Michael Cohen committed perjury under oath, giving fresh support to former President Donald Trump’s claims that his onetime personal lawyer — poised to be a star prosecution witness at his upcoming New York criminal trial — is an untrustworthy liar. Judge Jesse M. Furman in Manhattan questioned Cohen’s truthfulness […]

FBI and Justice Department Ramp Up Investigations into PPP Loan Fraud

The FBI and Justice Department are increasing their efforts to investigate and prosecute companies suspected of fraudulently obtaining Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans during the COVID-19 pandemic. The PPP program allowed small businesses, including senior living and skilled nursing operators, to access a bailout fund to pay bills and keep workers employed. According to the […]

Rav Moshe Hillel Hirsch: Collecting Money At Intersections Is “A Bizayon Like No Other!”

As Purim approaches under the shadow of war, the Mashgiach of Yeshiva Orchos Torah, HaRav Chizkiyahu Mishkovsky, the mashgiach of Yeshiva Orchos Torah, presented several shailos to the Slabodka Rosh Yeshiva, HaRav Moshe Hillel Hirsch. In video of the meeting, Rav Moshe Hillel says that bochurim should ensure that they are mekayem the mitzvos hayom, […]

WATCH: Schumer Accuses Trump Of “Textbook Antisemitism” For Saying Jewish Democrats Hate Israel And Their Religion

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer delivered a speech on the Senate floor on Tuesday, condemning former President Donald Trump’s recent attacks on Jewish Americans who vote for Democrats. Schumer began his speech by addressing Trump’s “reprehensible and dangerous comments,” stating, “The former president’s comments were utterly disgusting and a textbook example of the kind of […]

US Retail Sales To Increase Between 2.5% And 3.5% In 2024, Trade Group Forecasts

The largest U.S. retail trade group is forecasting that the country’s retail sales will increase anywhere between 2.5% and 3.5% this year, a solid but still slower pace than the 3.6% seen last year. The National Retail Federation said Wednesday that it expects retail sales will reach between $5.23 trillion and $5.28 trillion this year. […]

Budget Office Credits Immigration And Spending Deals With Improved Outlook Despite Huge Debt

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday that it expects the federal government to be awash in debt over the next 30 years, but the outlook has improved over the past year due to increased immigration and agreements to reduce spending. The CBO’s latest long-term budget and economic outlook report — for a timeframe that […]

Irish PM Who Said Child Hostage Was “Lost” & “Found” Quits Position

Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, who made history as his country’s first gay and first biracial leader, announced Wednesday that he will step down within weeks once a successor is chosen Varadkar announced Wednesday he is quitting immediately as head of the center-right Fine Gael party, part of Ireland’s coalition government. He’ll be replaced as prime […]

From Vigil to Victory: Transforming Support for Hostages Into Tangible Action With ?

Matityahu Gold | Wednesday, March 20, 2024 I remember standing at a vigil, holding up a candle for the hostages longing to return home. The regret and sorrow we collectively felt—as we stood helpless, unable to directly support them—was heavy. The desire to do more, to actively participate in their freedom, was overwhelming. As of […]

IDF Detains Hundreds Of Terror Operatives At Gaza’s Shifa Hospital, Vows to Arrest Senior Officials Alive

In a video statement from Gaza City’s Shifa Hospital, IDF spokesman Rear Adm. Daniel Hagari announced that Israeli troops have detained between 250 and 300 terror operatives at the medical center during an ongoing operation against Hamas. An additional 300 suspects are being questioned. “We are talking about many [Palestinian Islamic Jihad] operatives, including battalion […]

Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rates Steady, Still Foresees 3 Rate Cuts This Year

Federal Reserve officials signaled Wednesday that they still expect to cut their key interest rate three times in 2024 despite signs that inflation stayed surprisingly high at the start of the year. Yet they foresee fewer rate cuts in 2025, and they slightly raised their inflation forecasts. After ending their latest meeting, the officials kept […]

Bringing Hope to a Father With Als

Rav Dovid is a beacon of hope amidst his own personal adversity.   2010 Tests and more tests 2011 The devastating diagnosis, ALS 2012 A new reality – Confined to a wheelchair, but still teaching Torah. 2014 Totally paralyzed and on life support, although fully cognizant. 2024 How does he do it? Where does his strength […]

Florida Homeless To Be Banned From Sleeping In Public Spaces Under DeSantis-Backed Law

Florida’s homeless will be banned from sleeping on sidewalks and in parks and other public spaces under a law signed Wednesday by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. It also promises the homeless greater access to services for issues such as substance abuse and mental health problems. The state Department of Children and Families would oversee local […]

WATCH IT: Three Palestinian Terrorists Eliminated In IDF Jenin Airstrike

The Palestinian Authority health ministry reported that three individuals were killed in an Israeli drone strike on a vehicle in the northern West Bank city of Jenin. The three killed occupants of the vehicle were identified as Ahmed Barakat, Muhammad Fayed, and Mahmoud Rahhal, according to social media posts circulating after the incident. The IDF […]

Netanyahu: Start Of Rafah Operation Will “Take Some Time”

Two days after his phone call with US President Joe Biden, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu released a video statement announcing that he will “soon approve the plan to evacuate the civilian population from the war zone.” Netanyahu expressed his appreciation for Biden’s support and stated that the president had asked to present US proposals on […]

NY State Asks Court Not To Let Trump Forgo $454 Million Bond As He Appeals

New York state lawyers urged an appeals court Wednesday not to buy former President Donald Trump’s claims that it’s impossible to post a bond fully covering a $454 million civil fraud judgment while he appeals. The presumptive Republican nominee’s lawyers said earlier this week that he couldn’t find an underwriter willing to take on the […]

Celebrate Purim With Yidflicks! ?

As Purim approaches, many people look for ways to educate and learn about the Purim holiday. In this list, we’ll take a look at the top 6 videos from YidFlicks for Purim, each with its own unique twist on the classic Purim story. Celebrate Purim with YidFlicks! 1: Megillas Lester Join Lester and his friends […]