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B&H Responds To NY State Lawsuit, Calls Attorney General ‘Flat Wrong’ Says ‘Won’t Be Bullied’

NEW YORK (VINnews) — B&H has issued a statement in response to the announcement by AG Letitia James of a NYS lawsuit against them. The statement sent out to their staff reads as follows: Dea...

Remembering R’ Shlomo Carlebach On His 25th Yahrzeit

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Some people are legends in their lifetimes, while others become legendary after their death. Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, whose 25th Yahrzeit falls today, was unique in his lifetim...

Baltimore Mayor Declares Attack by Teenagers on 52-Year-Old Man at Inner Harbor “Unacceptable”

BALTIMORE (VINnews) Baltimore is far too familiar with violent crime and the harm it causes to it's communities. While violent crime is not uncommon in Baltimore, a number of incidents involving teena...

At Least 3 Hurt In California School Shooting, Gunman Sought

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Several people were injured Thursday during a shooting at a Southern California high school and the gunman was in custody, authorities said. Reports on the number of pe...

New Barrage Of Gaza Rockets Fired Into Israel

GAZA CITY - (AP) Gaza militants fired a barrage of rockets into Israel hours after a cease-fire was declared to bring to an end to two days of intense fighting. Air raid sirens went off in several ...

Battle Lines Harden As Trump Impeachment Inquiry Goes Public

WASHINGTON (AP) — With historic impeachment hearings underway, Democrats and Republicans are hardening their arguments over the actions of President Donald Trump as they set out to win over a deeply p...

AG Letitia James Sues B&H Foto For Allegedly Defrauding New York Out Of Millions In Sales Tax

NEW YORK (VINnews) – New York Attorney General Letitia James today filed a lawsuit against B&H Foto & Electronics Corp. (B&H) for alleged violations of New York’s Tax Law, the New York Fal...

Motorola Flips For Its Futuristic Foldable Phone

NEW YORK (AP) - Motorola is bracing for the future by returning to the past. The company is adapting its historical flip-phone design for a smartphone with a foldable screen. Samsung, Huawei and ot...

Kosher Products Continue To Shine At Kosherfest 2019

NEW JERSEY (VINnews) – Three decades after it first wowed kosher consumers with its debut show at the Javits Center, Kosherfest continues to draw businesses and consumers alike, with products as stere...

Williamsburg Women Demand More Separate Swimming Hours At Local City Pool

NEW YORK (VINnews) — A group of Chasidic women from Williamsburg have demanded that the city of New York cut back the amount of hours that men are allowed to swim at a public pool in the neighborhood ...

Ex-Massachusetts Gov. Patrick Announces Dem Presidential Bid

BOSTON (AP) - Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced Thursday he is running for president, making a late entry into the Democratic race less than three months before primary voting begins. ...

NYPD Kept Database Of Juveniles’ Fingerprints, Violating Law

NEW YORK (AP) - Until recently, New York City police secretly kept fingerprints of children arrested as juveniles on file permanently in a department database — an illegal practice that has raised ala...

New Amazon Policy Devastates Thousands Of Sellers

SEATTLE (VINnews) — We sat down with Ed Rosenberg to hear about the latest developments regarding massive site wide account closures at Amazon.com "We have a crisis on our hands that has caused tens ...

Holocaust Survivor, ‘Schindler’s List’ Oscar-Winning Filmmaker Branko Lustig Dies At 87

ZAGREB, CROATIA (VINnews) - Croatian film producer and Holocaust survivor Branko Lustig, who won Oscars for "Schindler's List" and "Gladiator", died Thursday in Zagreb aged 87, state-run HINA news age...

Jerusalem City Councillor: Don’t Close Roads, Erect Tent Of Honor For Satmar Rebbe

JERUSALEM (VINnews)— A member of the Israeli secular Hitorerut party in the Jerusalem municipality has lodged a formal complaint with Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon over the erecting of a tent to honor th...

New Gaza Rockets Disrupt Israel, Islamic Jihad Cease-fire

GAZA CITY (AP) - Gaza militants fired a barrage of rockets into Israel on Thursday, hours after a cease-fire was declared to end two days of intense fighting between Israel and the Islamic Jihad group...

NYPD Names Suspect In Boro Park Egging Attack

BORO PARK (VINnews) — The NYPD has announced an arrest in the case of the multiple egg throwing attacks that plagued the Boro Park community as of late. Police said that 18 year old Mohid Hoque who...

Islamic Jihad Says Cease-fire Reached To Fighting In Gaza

GAZA CITY (AP) - The Islamic Jihad militant group says a cease-fire has been reached to end two days of heavy fighting with Israel. Spokesman Musab al-Berim says the Egyptian-brokered deal went int...

Cyprus Teams Up With Israel To Promote East Med Cruises

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Cyprus is teaming up with Israeli authorities to promote the east Mediterranean as a prime cruise line holiday destination, the island nation’s tourism minister said Wednesday. ...

Trump “Too Busy” To Watch Impeachment Hearings

WASHINGTON (AP) — What hearings? What phone call? Professing disinterest and disdain, President Donald Trump said he was “too busy” doing the people’s business Wednesday to watch the impeachment he...