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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 u...

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 incid...

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 L...

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...

Sergeant To Be Disciplined For Dangling Pepperoni Over Jewish Officer’s Lunch

SUSSEX (VINnews) — A police sergeant from East Sussex, UK will face a disciplinary hearing, after over an alleged breach of police equality and diversity standards. The sergeant...

Southern Israel: Couples Tie The Knot Under Shadow Of Rocket Attacks

JERUSALEM (VINnews) - Despite the strict Home Command directive requiring people living in southern areas of Israel not to congregate in groups of more than 100, Israelis aren't go...

Those Dining Room Sinks: A Halachic Analysis

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com) No, this article was not sponsored by one of those fancy sink stores.  But the fact is that a number of people are installing washing statio...

Divorced Fathers and Minyan

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com) The rise in the Chareidi divorce rate has created a situation where more and more young fathers face a dilemma of either personally watching...

The Forgotten Mass Destruction Of Jewish Homes During ‘Kristallnacht’

BERLIN (AP-The Conversation) Every November, communities around the world hold remembrances on the anniversary of the Nazis’ brutal assault on the Jews during “Kristallnacht.” A...

Trump Addresses Hundreds Of Jews At Manhattan Fundraiser [VIDEOS]

NEW YORK (VosIzNeias) — The Intercontinental Hotel in Manhattan was filled up with approximately 400 Jews on Tuesday at an event organized to give thanks and generate support for P...

Jewish Institutions And Tourists Warned Of Terror Attack In India

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Intelligence agencies in India have warned Israel that Jewish institutions and Jewish tourists are under threat of terror attacks in the country. Terrorist org...

Travel Blogger Apologizes After Posting Photo Of Rubber Duck On Auschwitz Train Tracks

AUSCHWITZ (JTA) — A travel blogger has apologized after posting a photo on his Instagram account of a rubber duck on the iconic tracks outside of the Auschwitz concentration camp. ...

Bernie Sanders Writes Essay On Anti-Semitism For Jewish Publication

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Bernie Sanders published an essay titled “How to Fight Antisemitism” — perhaps his most expansive written consideration of his Jewish identity — in a Jewish publ...

WATCH: Holocaust Survivor’s Message To Bernie Sanders

Democratic nominee for president, Bernie Sanders, has surrounded himself with notorious antisemites (celebrating their endorsements) and threatened to divert military aid from Isra...

Amazon Launches New Hebrew Site With Offers Of Free Shipping To Israel

SAN FRANCISCO (VosIzNeias) - Retail giant and online marketplace Amazon.com is offering free shipping to Israel on orders which exceed $49. Amazon also said, that it has launche...

Cars Spraypainted With Swastikas And Hate Messages Northeast Of London

LONDON (JTA) - Cars and garages were spray painted with red swastikas and messages described as anti-Semitic and racist by local media. The messages were discovered on Sunday mo...

Egging Attack On Boro Park Mother & Child Becomes Fifth Such Assault [VIDEO]

BORO PARK (VosIzNeias) — A Jewish mother and child became the victim of an egging attack in Boro Park on Sunday, becoming the fifth egging attack in recent days. The mother and ...

8 Families, 19 Children, 85 Yeshiva Students Live Next To Rachel’s Tomb. Can This Community Grow?

JERUSALEM (VosIzNeias)— As tens of thousands of people converge on Kever Rachel to mark her Yahrzeit, (which this year fell on Shabbos, meaning that people came on Thursday, Friday...

Frum Female Hatzolah Volunteer In Israel Decries Ban Against Ezras Nashim

JERUSALEM (VosIzNeias) — My name is Kalanit Taub, I am a new EMT with United Hatzalah. Recently an incident occurred that really brought home what I, as a woman, have to offer in t...

Teen Arrested In Connection With Series Of Boro Park Attacks

BROOKLYN (JTA) — A teenager was arrested in connection with a series of attacks on Jewish men in the Borough Park neighborhood of Brooklyn. The teen, said to be 16 and not named...