Will Israel Be Able To Shoot Down Rockets With Lasers?


According to the head of Israel’s Space Agency, Reserve General and Professor Yitzchak Ben Yisroel, Israel will have the ability to shoot down rockets by utilizing a laser in less than a year’s time should it be given the proper budgets for such an endeavor. Ben Yisroel made his comments on Facebook in a post […]

HOW NYS BLATANTLY LIED: New York State Promised Yeshivas STEM Funding, Instead They Gave Them Regulations


In April 2016, New York State promised yeshivas and other private schools millions of dollars in funding for teaching science, technology and math. A Yeshiva World News investigation has uncovered that more than two-and-a-half years later, the State has still not distributed the first dollar to a single institution. But this is worse than merely […]

France Fears More Riots; Museums, Eiffel Tower To Close


Authorities across France braced Thursday for the possibility of more riots and violence at anti-government protests this weekend, holding emergency meetings and deploying tens of thousands of police and security forces. Museums, theaters and shops in Paris announced they would close Saturday as a precaution — including the city’s famed Eiffel Tower. Police unions and […]

NYPD Officer Faces May Trial In Eric Garner Chokehold Death


A New York City police officer accused in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man will face an NYPD disciplinary trial next May — nearly five years after the man’s pleas of “I can’t breathe” became a rallying cry against police brutality, an administrative judge said Thursday. The judge rejected demands from Daniel Pantaleo’s […]

Palestinian Court Extends Detention Of Palestinian-American


A Palestinian court has extended the detention of a hunger-striking Palestinian-American activist who claims she was tortured in captivity. The Jericho court on Thursday ordered that Suha Jbara, a U.S. citizen born in Panama, remain in custody 15 more days on suspicions she funded “illegal organizations.” Jbara started a hunger strike two weeks ago to […]

Israel Calls For International Response To Hezbollah Tunnels


Israel’s prime minister is asking the international community to impose additional sanctions on the Lebanese Hezbollah and condemn the militant group in response to the discovery of tunnels stretching from southern Lebanon into northern Israel. Israel this week launched an open-ended operation meant to expose and thwart what it says are tunnels built by Hezbollah […]

THROWBACK: When The ‘Fake News’ Reported Bush Was ‘Amazed’ By Supermarket Barcode Scanner Technology


One last time, for the record: It was not an ordinary supermarket scanner. A February 1992 newspaper story reporting that President George H.W. Bush was baffled by a supermarket barcode scanner when he visited a grocers’ convention in Florida fed into impressions that the president was out of touch, just as he was dealing with […]

Amazon Workers Treated After Bear Repellant Releases Fumes


Authorities say 24 workers at an Amazon warehouse in New Jersey have been taken to the hospital, at least one of them in critical condition, after bear repellant fell off a shelf and released fumes. About 30 other workers were treated at the warehouse in Robbinsville on Wednesday morning. Most people were reporting difficulty breathing […]