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Rumor That A Los Angeles Chabad Is Fueling Antifa Gets Brief White House Amplification

LOS ANGELES (JTA) — A Los Angeles synagogue found itself having to deny misinformation about the George Floyd protests after a rumor spread — and was briefly amplified by the White...

Former Assemblyman Hikind Calling on Jews To Attend Solidarity Rally For Floyd

BROOKLYN (VINnews) - Former NY Jewish Assemblyman Dov Hikind is calling on fellow Jews to attend a solidarity march in support of the Floyd family & black community In his ...

New Report Finds Anti-Semitism On The Rise In Czech Republic

PRAGUE (AP) — The number of anti-Semitic incidents in the Czech Republic doubled last year, the Jewish community said Wednesday. In its annual report, the Federation of the Jewi...

Watch: 16 Young British Jews Speak Out In Support Of Israeli Annexation

LONDON (VINnews) — 16 young Jews from a plethora of different Zionist organizations in Britain have spoken out in support of Israel's right to annex territories in Judea and Samari...

Israel Leaves Schools Open In The Meantime Despite Increased Infection

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — After a protracted meeting between Prime Minister Netanyahu and senior health ministry officials, the prime minister decided to keep all schools open in the m...

Russian-Israeli Billionaire Roman Abramovich Buys Estate In Israel For Record $64.5 Million

JERUSALEM (JTA) - Russian-Israeli billionaire Roman Abramovich has bought an estate in central Israel for a record $64.5 million, an Israeli business daily reported. The deal on...

Veterans Affairs Department To Reverse Course And Replace Tombstones That Have Swastikas

WASHINGTON (JTA) - The Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it will begin the process of replacing three gravestones bearing swastikas in cemeteries in Texas and Utah, les...

Belzer Rebbetzin Reveals How She Coped With 11 Years Without Children

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a letter to a childless friend written just before Shavuos, Rebbetzin Sara Rokach, wife of the Belzer Rebbe, described how she herself had to deal with nea...

Beit Shemesh Resident Remains In Custody Because He Refuses Electronic Handcuff On Shabbos

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The Jerusalem District Court ruled that Binyamin Friedman, a Chareidi resident of Beit Shemesh who allegedly attacked policemen disbanding an illegal minyan i...

MK Liberman: Chareidim Raising Children As “Election Fodder” To Maintain Political Power

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Yisrael Beitenu chairman Avigdor Liberman attacked the new government as well as the Chareidi parties in a Knesset Channel interview Monday. Liberman refer...

Prime Minister Netanyahu Files Police Complaint Over ‘Specific Death Threats’

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu wrote on his Facebook page that he has filed a police complaint over threats on his life. Netanyahu wrote that he had bee...

AIPAC Cancels 2021 Policy Conference Due To Concerns About Coronavirus

WASHINGTON (JNS) - The annual AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, D.C., has been canceled for 2021 due to issues concerning the coronavirus, announced the pro-Israel lobby’s pre...

Face Fountain From Mishnaic Period Discovered In Tzipori

TZIPORI (VINnews) — An ancient face fountain which was used as a public fountain in bathhouses, fountains and basins has been discovered recently in the Sepphoris (Tzipori) Nationa...

Synagogues In Los Angeles And Richmond Vandalized During Protests

LOS ANGELES (JTA) - A synagogue in Los Angeles was vandalized with graffiti reading “F**k Israel” and “Free Palestine” as protests against the police killing of George Floyd swept ...

Prayer Shawls Stuffed In Toilets And Torah Scrolls Cut Up In Vandalism At Montreal Synagogue

MONTREAL (JTA)—Vandals ransacked a small Montreal synagogue sometime after it closed weeks ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic in what was described as one of the worst local synagogu...

There’s Going To Be A New ‘Fiddler On The Roof’ Movie

NEW YORK (JTA) - Wonder of wonders: “Fiddler on the Roof” is returning to the big screen. MGM will produce a remake of the iconic 1964 musical about the struggles and joys of Je...

Steep Rise In Infection After Israel Opens Schools

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In an urgent press conference convened during the course of Shavuot, Prime Minister Netanyahu and health ministry officials warned that they may have to rethi...

Israeli Rock Star: ‘I Want To Devote All My Strength To Healing Secular-Chareidi Rift’

BNEI BRAK (VINnews) — Israeli rock star Aviv Gefen has been trying to heal tensions between the Chareidi and secular communities which have flared up over the course of the coronav...

Naftali Bennett’s Former Company Foils Credit Card Theft- From Himself

RAANANA (VINnews) — In 1999 a young technology entrepreneur named Naftali Bennett established a start-up company named Cyota which dealt in securing information online. In 2001 Ben...

Watch: Muslims, Jews Return To Temple Mount After 70-Day Closure

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — After 70 days in which Temple Mount was closed to Jews and open to a select few Muslim clergy, the authorities reopened the holy site to Jews and Muslims Sund...