Frum News From The Greater Lakewood Area

Month July 2019

New York – Oil Rises As U.S. Crude Stocks Fall Again, Fed Cuts Interest Rates

New York – Oil prices rose for a fifth day on Wednesday following a larger-than-expected drop in U.S. inventories and after the Federal Reserve cut U.S. interest rates for the first time in more than a decade. The front-month Brent… Continue Reading →

UN Special Envoy: “It Is Time To Close UNWRA For The Good Of Mankind”

Laurie Cardoza-Moore, United Nations Special Envoy for the World Council of Independent Christian Churches (WCICC) which represents 44 million Christians worldwide has called upon the United Nations to close the UNWRA after their own internal report described them as operating… Continue Reading →

CRACKDOWN: Sullivan County Sheriff Going After Unlicensed Ice Cream Truck Vendors

In the wake of last year’s fatal accident in which a four-year-old child was struck and killed by an ice cream truck in Sackett Lake, Sullivan County Sheriff’s deputies are cracking down on mobile ice cream vendors. Read more on… Continue Reading →

Pelosi Says ‘Humbled’ By Ghana Visit To Gateway To Slavery

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says a congressional delegation to Ghana was “humbled” by a visit to the gateway where many Africans were shipped to America as slaves. Pelosi’s address to Ghanaian lawmakers on Wednesday contrasted with President Donald Trump’s… Continue Reading →

CNN Coverage Of Democratic Debate Seen By 8.7 Million

The Nielsen company says that just under 8.7 million people watched opening night of the second Democratic presidential debate on CNN, a sharp drop from the first debate last month. Read more on Yeshiva World News

PSA: Protect Your Information Online

If you have personal information online, and you probably do, now is the time to get serious about protecting that information and keeping an eye on your credit. Just days after Equifax began accepting requests for reimbursement from consumers whose… Continue Reading →

Frenchman To Retry ‘Flyboard’ Trip Across English Channel

A French inventor will try again to traverse the English Channel on a flying board after his first attempt failed halfway. Franky Zapata’s wife, Christele, said Wednesday that he will retry the 36-kilometer (22.4-mile) journey Sunday from the French town… Continue Reading →

Jerusalem – Israeli Shot And Killed Over Handicap Parking Spot; Friends & Strangers Donate Over $500k To His Family

Jerusalem – Two online fundraising campaigns have raised more than 2 million shekels, or over $500,000, for the wife and children of a man shot dead over a handicap parking space. Ofir Hasdai, 40, was shot and killed Sunday afternoon… Continue Reading →

Regional Briefs – July 31, 2019

New York Bans 3D-Printed Guns, Other Undetectable Firearms ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – New York has banned the manufacture, sale or possession of 3D-printed guns and other types of undetectable firearms… Read more » The post Regional Briefs – July 31,… Continue Reading →

New York to Let Candidates Use Campaign Funds for Child Care

New York will allow candidates for state and local office to use campaign contributions to pay for child care under a measure signed Tuesday by the state’s Democratic governor. Under… Read more » The post New York to Let Candidates… Continue Reading →

Ohio Can’t Get Drugs for a New Execution Method

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Wednesday that state prison officials can’t find any company willing to supply drugs as an execution alternative to one that essentially has been declared cruel… Read more » The post Ohio Can’t Get Drugs for… Continue Reading →

‘Tech Capitalism at Its Finest’: JPMorgan Picks AI Over Humans to Write Ads

JPMorgan Chase, the largest U.S. bank, says New York-based Persado’s “artificial intelligence message machine” wrote ads that generated two to five times the response it got from traditional human copywriters.… Read more » The post ‘Tech Capitalism at Its Finest’:… Continue Reading →

Senate Confirms Kelly Craft as U.S. Ambassador to UN

The Senate has confirmed Kelly Craft to become the next U.S. envoy to the United Nations despite Democratic concerns about her inexperience and potential conflicts of interest. Craft, a longtime… Read more » The post Senate Confirms Kelly Craft as… Continue Reading →

U.S. Imposes Financial Sanctions on Iran’s Foreign Minister

The U.S. government on Wednesday imposed financial sanctions on Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, as part of its escalating campaign of pressure against the Islamic Republic. The highly unusual… Read more » The post U.S. Imposes Financial Sanctions on… Continue Reading →

New York – Dollar Up, Stocks Fall After Fed Cut; Pound Rebound Stalls

New York – The dollar index rose on Wednesday and stocks tumbled even as the Federal Reserve cut interest rates after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said the 25-basis-point cut was not the same as the beginning of a lengthy rate… Continue Reading →

Authorized Visit To The Kevarim Of Elazar And Isamar In Shomron

An authorized visit to the Shomron kevarim of the sons of Aharon HaCohen, Elazar and Isamar, is scheduled to take place on Thursday night, marking the yahrzeit of Aharon. The kevarim are located in the PA (Palestinian Authority) village of… Continue Reading →

“THE SCAR” by Moe Mernick + Promo: VIDEO-A-DAY For Tu B’Av Together

Mark your calendars. Tu B’Av Together is two weeks away. Scroll down for “The Scar” by Moe Mernick TO DOWNLOAD (AND PLEASE SHARE) ABOVE VIDEO – CLICK HERE In two weeks on Friday, August 16th @10am , over 500,000 Jews… Continue Reading →

SIGN UP NOW: YWN WhatsApp Status – Join More Than 20,000 Already Signed Up!

YWN is viewed each day by literally – hundreds of thousands across our many platforms, including the YWN Website, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook – and for the past year – YWN has been publishing news on WhatsApp. Read more on Yeshiva… Continue Reading →

Following His Release From Jail, Katusa Suing Israel Police

Mahmud Katusa, the Palestinian who was jailed, and later released in the case of a 7-year-old chareidi girl who was brutally attacked, is now suing Israel Police for his wrongful arrest, News13 reported. Read more on Yeshiva World News

Helena, MT – Judge Blocks IRS Rule To Halt Nonprofit Donor Disclosures

Helena, MT – A judge has ruled that the Trump administration must resume collecting donor information from nonprofit groups and give states and the public the chance to weigh in if it tries to halt the practice again. U.S. District… Continue Reading →

NGO Petitions Court to Bar Rep. Omar from Entering Israel

The legal NGO Shurat HaDin has filed a petition to deny U.S. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar entry into the country due to her support for boycotts of Israel, The Times of… Read more » The post NGO Petitions Court to Bar… Continue Reading →

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