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Israeli Secular Journalist Calls For ‘Secular Intifada’ Against Chareidim Who Are ‘More Dangerous Than Hezbollah Rockets’

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a shocking example of secular incitement, a journalist in the Haaretz newspaper called on the left to "ignite a secular intifada" against the Chareidi publ...

ZAKA Head Yehuda Meshi Zahav Slams Violators Of COVID-19 Regulations: ‘Worse Than Holocaust Deniers’

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Yehuda Meshi Zahav, the director and founder of ZAKA, lost his mother Sora Zisel to coronavirus this week, less than a month after his brother died from a ser...

Rabbi Gershon Edelstein : ‘Old, Young, Pregnant Women Can Take Vaccine, There’s Nothing To Worry About’

BNEI BRAK (VINnews) — Rabbi Gershon Edelstein, the Rosh Yeshiva of Ponovezh, has been asked a number of questions recently regarding vaccinations against COVID-19. The first que...

Netanyahu Courts Arab Voters In Election-Year Turnabout

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has spent much of his long career casting Israel's Arab minority as a potential fifth column led by terrorist sympathizers, ...

What Was Rav Shimshon Weiner’s Last Request?

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — For 40 years, Rabbi Shimshon Weiner, a prominent resident of the Ramat Shlomo neighborhood in Jerusalem, walked every Shabbos to the Kotel Ha'Maaravi, the Wes...

Trump Pardons Israeli Officer Who Enlisted Spy Pollard

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday granted a full pardon to Aviem Sella, the handler of convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard, as part of the outgoing president'...

Blinken: Biden Administration Will Consult With Israel On Iran Moves

WASHINGTON (JTA) - Antony Blinken, President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee to be secretary of state, said that the United States would seek to return to the Iran nuclear deal but would...

Sheloshim For Israeli Terror Victim Esther Horgen To Be Observed Over Zoom

JERUSALEM (JNS) — Family and friends of Esther Horgen, the 52-year-old Israeli mother of six who was murdered by an Arab terrorist last month, are organizing a Zoom event for the g...

Video: Tlaib Calls Israel ‘Racist’ For Not Offering COVID Vaccines In Palestinian Territories

WASHINGTON (JNS) — Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) accused Israel of being “racist” for not distributing coronavirus vaccines to the Palestinian territories, despite the fact that the...

New Israeli Camouflage Kit Can Lead To A ‘Revolution In The Battlefield’

JERUSALEM (JNS) - A new camouflage kit developed by an Israeli survivability company in cooperation with the Defense Ministry can lead to a “revolution in the battlefield,” as it e...

Israel: Worrying Increase In Pregnant Women In Serious And Critical Condition From COVID-19

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — At least nine pregnant women have been hospitalized over the past week in Israel due to deterioration in their condition after being infected with COVID-19. F...

For Israeli Right, Trump’s Middle East Legacy Will Outshine His Troubled Last Days

WASHINGTON (JNS) - For most of the Israeli right, U.S. President Donald Trump’s pro-Israel legacy will far outlive the marred reputation of the last days of the presidency. Pro-...

Israel Trades Pfizer Doses For Medical Data In Vaccine Blitz

JERUSALEM (AP) — After sprinting ahead in the race to inoculate its population against the coronavirus, Israel has struck a deal with Pfizer, promising to share vast troves of medi...

Study: 1 In 4 Israelis Would Have Survived COVID-19 If Hospitals Were Less Overcrowded

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — 47-year-old Moshe Charazi was intubated in the ICU at Tel Aviv's Ichilov hospital after suffering from coronavirus. Inexplicably, the intubation equipment was...

Rabbi Yitzchak Tuvia Weiss’s Great-Nephew Joins Border Police After Leaving Chareidi Roots

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Shulem Weiss was a budding singer in the Eda Chareidis with a bright future ahead of him. A grandson of Rabbi Shimon Weiss, the director of the highly accredi...

Israeli Cabinet Bids Farewell To Outgoing US Ambassador David Friedman

JERUSALEM (JNS) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu bid farewell to outgoing U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman during the weekly cabinet meeting on Sunday. Friedman,...

Buchenwald Concentration Camp Becomes Center Of Winter Sports, Director Criticizes ‘Disrespectful’ Visitors

NEW YORK (VINnews) — The German authorities in charge of former Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald have demanded that visitors to the site demonstrate respect for all those buried ...

Israel OKs Hundreds Of Settlement Homes In Last-Minute Push

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities on Sunday advanced plans to build an additional 780 homes in West Bank settlements, an anti-settlement monitoring group said, in a last-minute ...

Democrat Fund Group ActBlue Serves As Platform For Donations To Illegal Palestinian Terrorist Groups

NEW YORK (VINnews) — A report by the One America news network claims that the Democratic fundraising group ActBlue serves as a front for terrorist groups seeking to raise funds in ...

Initiator Of Last Of Kin Monument For Lone Holocaust Survivors Who Died In War Of Independence Passes Away At 90

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A special monument is located at the end of the trail that connects Israel’s Yad Vashem, the official memorial to Jewish victims of the Holocaust, and Mount H...