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Netanyahu, Senior Officials Meet With UAE’s First Ambassador To Israel

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Tuesday with the first United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Israel, Mohamed Mahmoud Fateh Ali Al Khaja, according to a statement from N...

Israeli-owned Cargo Ship Back At Sea After Suspected Attack

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Israeli-owned cargo ship that suffered a mysterious explosion last week has left Dubai’s port and was transiting the Gulf of Oman on Wednesday, satellite tracking...

ICC Announces Investigation Into Israeli, Palestinian War Crimes

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Wednesday she has launched an investigation into alleged crimes in the Palestinian territories, plunging the court...

Las Vegas Sands Sells The Venetian, Sands Expo For $6.25B

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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas Sands is selling the Venetian casino resort and Sands Expo and Convention Center for $6.25 billion. In the two-part deal, VICI Properties will buy the property and all as...

United Torah Judaism Mocks ‘Bark Mitzvah’, Compares To Reform Conversions

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A clip by the UTJ party has aroused fierce opposition in secular political circles, after it portrayed reform conversions by using dogs wearing Jewish symbols such as a Kippah an...

US Forces: Rockets Hit Airbase In Iraq Hosting US Troops

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BAGHDAD (AP) — At least 10 rockets targeted a military base in western Iraq that hosts U.S.-led coalition troops on Wednesday, the coalition and the Iraqi military said. It was not immediately known i...

BBC Debate On Whether Jews Are An Ethnic Minority Group Sparks Outrage

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LONDON (JTA) - The BBC has been accused of bias in its coverage of Israel for decades. Now the public broadcaster is taking flak from British Jews for coverage much closer to home. What’s causing t...

Self-Described ‘Skinhead’ Who Schemed To Blow Up Colorado Synagogue Sentenced To Nearly 20 Years In Prison

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COLORADO (JTA) — A self-described “skinhead” who plotted to blow up a Colorado synagogue in 2019 was sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison. Richard Holzer, 28, who was arrested in an FBI operation...

Feds Oppose Release Of Arizona Man Who Wore Horns In Riot

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PHOENIX (AP) — Prosecutors in Washington are opposing the pretrial release of an Arizona man who stormed the U.S. Capitol nearly two months ago while sporting face paint, no shirt and a furry hat with...

6 Dr. Seuss Books Won’t Be Published For Racist Images

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BOSTON (AP) — Six Dr. Seuss books — including “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” and “If I Ran the Zoo” — will stop being published because of racist and insensitive imagery, the business...

White House: Merck To Help Produce Rival J&J’s Vaccine

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Drugmaker Merck & Co. will help produce rival Johnson & Johnson’s newly approved coronavirus vaccine in an effort to expand supply more quickly, the White House said Tuesday....

Cuomo Avoids Public Amid Outcry Over Harassment Allegations

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has avoided public appearances for days as some members of his own party call for him to resign over sexual harassment allegations. The governor hasn’...

Driver Who Allegedly Blew a Red Light While Speeding Seriously Injuring a Brooklyn Hasidic Woman, Indicted

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NEW YORK (VINnews) - Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez today announced that a 22-year-old man has been indicted for assault, reckless endangerment and other charges for allegedly causing a car ...

Amazon Alters App Logo That Drew Comparisons To Hitler’s Mustache

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SEATTLE (JTA) — Amazon has drawn some Fuehrer fury — over a logo featuring a cardboard box and a piece of tape. The ecommerce giant released a new logo for its smartphone app on Monday after some u...

Texas Becomes Biggest US State To Lift COVID-19 Mask Mandate

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is lifting its mask mandate, Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday, making it the largest state to end an order intended to prevent the spread of the coronavirus that has killed mor...

Kayleigh Mcenany Signs On As Fox News Contributor

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NEW YORK (AP) — As widely anticipated, Fox News said Tuesday that it had signed former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany as a contributor to offer commentary on various network programs. ...

Senate Votes To Confirm Biden Pick As Commerce Secretary

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to confirm Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo to serve as President Joe Biden’s commerce secretary and help guide the economy's recovery during a...

Israel Sentences Palestinian Lawmaker To Two Years In Prison

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JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli military court has sentenced a prominent Palestinian lawmaker to two years in prison in a plea bargain that convicted her of belonging to an outlawed group. But the court f...

FBI Chief Calls Jan. 6 ‘Domestic Terrorism,’ Defends Intel

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WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Chris Wray condemned the January riot at the U.S. Capitol as “domestic terrorism” Tuesday as he defended the bureau’s handling of intelligence indicating the prospect fo...

Police: 13 Killed When Big Rig Hits Suv Carrying 25 People

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HOLTVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Thirteen people were killed Tuesday when an SUV carrying 25 people and a semitruck collided on a Southern California highway near the U.S.-Mexico border, authorities said. ...