Baha Abu al-Ata was one of the top leaders of Islamic Jihad in Palestine (PIJ), which is funded by Iran, and was behind several attacks on Israel this year, including rocket strikes on Israel’s south in August, April and September.
President Donald Trump says he’ll be releasing the transcript of his April telephone conversation with Ukraine’s new leader “before week’s end!”
Trump’s promise to release an account of his first conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy comes a day before House impeachment investigators begin public hearings.
Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein slammed the members of the Arab Joint List for their reaction to the IDF operation which eliminated top Islamic leader Baha Abu Al Ata overnight Monday.
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People from the frum community worldwide have recently been enthralled with the amazing abilities of Rav Doniel Hool shlitah, who diagnoses ayin horah and then destroys it remotely from Yerusholayim, using the traditional method of pouring molten lead or ‘Blei Gissen’.
The Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Yerushalayim, HaRav Shlomo Amar, wrote a letter to public officials on Tuesday in light of the tense security situation in the south, encouraging them to strengthen shemiras Shabbos, Kikar Shabbos reported.
New Right chairman Naftali Bennett took over the reins of Defense Minister from Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday morning at 11 a.m. at the Kirya IDF headquarters in Tel Aviv in the presence of IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi.
A group of seminary girls have alot to thank hashem for today, after they escaped what could have been a catastrophe.
According to information provided to YWN by parents of some students, the seminary had plans to go to the Negev on a trip today, but due to the deteriorating security situation in the South, it was cancelled.
Due to the security situation in the south, the Home Front Command gave instructions to cancel all events on Tuesday, including weddings. Due to this, a large number of couples who were supposed to get married on Tuesday evening in Israel’s south received messages that their weddings will not be held as planned.
Flatbush Shabbos Project
On Shabbos we are no longer just people. We are transformed. No one, not even the simplest person is mundane or prosaic on Shabbos. No one is ordinary or run of the mill.
Roshei Yeshivahs of yeshivahs located in the south of Israel, which is being bombarded with rockets from the Gaza Strip following Israel’s targeted assassination of an Islamic Jihad commander, called Hagaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky on Tuesday morning to ask whether to cancel the regular learning sedarim.
Southwest Airlines says it will speed up inspections of dozens of used planes it bought from foreign airlines after federal regulators threatened to ground the jets because they might not meet all safety standards.
Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to set a sentencing date for next month for former Trump campaign official Rick Gates.
The request on Monday is a sign that Gates’ extensive cooperation with the government is coming to an end.
A former British army officer who helped found the White Helmets volunteer organization in Syria was found dead in Istanbul early Monday, Turkish officials and the group said. The cause of death was under investigation.
YWN regrets to inform you of the sudden Petira of Rav Hillel Mandel, a well-known Mechanech for the past 30 years. He was 62.
Rav Mandel currently lived in Chicago, where he served as the Menahel of the Veitzner Yeshiva.
7:46AM: Matte Yehuda Regional Council, the largest regional council in Israel, has announced that schools will be closed in ten communities. In Beit Shemesh, which borders Matte Yehuda, schools are operating on a regular schedule.
A Jerusalem district police spokesman reports the uncovering of a major marijuana lab in the capital, housed in a two-story building, containing a half a ton of the illegal drug and hundreds of plants.
An arctic air mass that brought snow and ice to an area stretching from the Rocky Mountains to northern New England on Monday was poised to give way to record-breaking cold temperatures.
A federal judge on Monday dismissed President Donald Trump’s lawsuit against New York officials that was aimed at preventing the release of his tax returns.
Judge Carl Nichols handed down a 19-page ruling, finding the U.S.
In 2011, responsibility for running the Rishon L’Tzion Chevra Kadisha NGO was revoked after the Interior Ministry’s Registry of Nonprofits found major discrepancies in the books, tracing to the head, who held the post from 1982 until dismissed in 2007.
The Israeli military says it has struck a Gaza City house, targeting a commander from the Islamic Jihad group in a resumption of pinpointed killing.
The Iranian-backed Palestinian terrorist confirmed Tuesday that Bahaa Abu el-Atta, its north Gaza Strip commander, was killed.