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Israeli Racewalker Recalls Surviving 1972 Munich Massacre

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Just before heading to sleep on Sept. 4, 1972, Israeli Olympic racewalker Shaul Ladany lent his alarm clock to wrestling coach Moshe Weinberg, a fellow Isra...

In Attempt To Make Large Wedding, Jerusalem Choson Tries To Define It As Demonstration

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Avrohom Linshe, a 25-year-old Belz Chassid from Jerusalem, published a Twitter clip recently in which he queried why he could not invite all of his family to ...

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, Educator And Author, Passes Away At 83

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Rabbi Adin Steinzaltz, the author of the renowned Steinzaltz Talmud and numerous other books on all facets of Jewish literature, passed away in Jerusalem Frid...

Hostage-taker At French Bank Demands Israel Free Palestinian Children ‘Unjustly Imprisoned’

PARIS (JTA) - A man who holed up inside a bank in northern France on Thursday with several hostages told the media that he would free them if Israel “liberates Palestinian children...

USC Student Government Leader Says She Quit Because She Was Harassed For Supporting Israel

CALIFORNIA (JTA) - A Jewish student leader at the University of Southern California said she resigned due to harassment over her support for Israel. Rose Ritch, the vice preside...

Gantz: Israel To Begin Human Trials On A Covid-19 Vaccine In September

JERUSALEM (JNS) - Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said on Thursday that the Jewish state will soon begin human trials on a potential COVID-19 vaccine. Gantz, who visited th...

Lebanese React Angrily To Tel Aviv Gesture: ‘We’ll Light Up Tel Aviv With Rockets’

TEL AVIV (VINnews) — Tel Aviv mayor Ron Huldai's gesture of solidarity with Lebanon after the huge explosion at Beirut's port Tuesday was met with scorn and anger by Lebanese citiz...

Israeli Government Approves $75 Million Bid For Major Stake In El Al Airlines To Son Of Millionaire US Businessman

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Eli Rozenberg, the son of millionaire U.S. businessman Kenny Rozenberg, is closer to acquiring a large stake in El Al Airlines. Israel’s Government Companies A...

Watch: Belz Wedding Authorized By Police, Chasidim Stand In Capsules

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The wedding of the grandson of the Belzer Rebbe, which is taking place Wednesday night in Jerusalem, caused a serious headache to organizers who are used to a...

Tel Aviv Lights Up City Hall With Lebanese Flag

JERUSALEM (AP) - The Tel Aviv municipality has lit up City Hall with the Lebanese flag in solidarity with the people of Beirut after Tuesday’s devastating explosion, drawing an out...

Cori Bush, Candidate Who Expressed Support For BDS, Defeats Longtime Congressman In Missouri Democratic Primary

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Cori Bush, a civil rights activist who has expressed support for the boycott Israel movement, defeated a longtime pro-Israel incumbent in a Democratic congressio...

Opinion: Israel Haters Find A New Way To Attack It

WASHINGTON (JNS/James Sinkinson) - In the wake of increased attention on police brutality against black Americans, haters of Israel are using this issue to slander the Jewish state...

The Peak Of Insensitivity: Israeli Police Close Weddings, Fine Choson In The Middle Of His Wedding

MODI'IN ILLIT (VINNews) — Despite the massive criticism of Israel's police force in the wake of excessive use of force against Chareidim, the police continue to demonstrate insensi...

World’s Largest Cargo Plane Lands In Israel Carrying US Military Trucks To Be Fit With Iron Dome

JERUSALEM (JNS) - The world’s largest plane, the Antonov An 225, arrived at Israel’s Ben-Gurion International Airport on Monday evening carrying U.S. military trucks to be equipped...

Eli Rozenberg Granted Permit To Buy Controlling Stake In El Al

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Eli Rozenberg, the son of millionaire U.S. businessman Kenny Rozenberg, is closer to acquiring a large stake in El Al Airlines. Israel’s Government Companies A...

Israeli Military Sets Up Coronavirus Task Force

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said Wednesday it was establishing a coronavirus task force aimed at cutting the chain of infection in the country. In a statement, the mil...

Politicians, Rabbis Debate Offering Support To Lebanon After Beirut Explosion

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In the wake of the massive explosion in Beirut which reportedly killed more than 100 people and injured over 4000, Israel has taken the unusual step of offeri...

With Flights Grounded, Israeli Food Service Company Offering Deals on Airline Meals

JERUSALEM (VINnews/Sandy Eller) - After finding itself with an abundance of airline meals that had been prepared to feed El Al passengers during what was expected to be a busy summ...

Austria Will Allow Descendants Of Holocaust Victims To Receive Citizenship

VIENNA (JTA) - Austria will allow the descendants of Holocaust victims to receive citizenship beginning Sept. 1, the country’s embassy in Israel announced Sunday. Before an amen...

Watch: Moment Of Beirut Explosion Captured On Video

BEIRUT (VINnews) — Clips of the huge explosion at Beirut port Tuesday afternoon depict one small explosion and then a huge follow-up explosion indicating that combustible materials...

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