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Paris-Area Jews Catch And Overpower Suspected Stabber Fleeing The Scene

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SARCELLES (JTA) — Jewish residents of a Paris suburb chased and overpowered a man whom witnesses said tried to stab three Jews, then handed him over to police. The suspect, a 35...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Meets With Top NYC Jewish Group For First Time Since Assuming Office

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NEW YORK (JTA) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sat down for a public interview with a top New York City Jewish group, ending what some had considered a snub of Jewish leadership si...

Two Yeshiva Boys Make Kiddush Hashem In Georgia

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GEORGIA (VINnews) — Two Yeshiva boys made a Kiddush Hashem yesterday when they stopped to assist a driver in Georgia who was struggling with his load. The boys were on their way...

Israeli Farmers Grow Record Pepper Weighing More Than Half A Kilo

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The Talmud in a number of places states that the proof that the land of Israel does not lack anything is that even peppers grow there. (Brachos 36b, Sukka 35a...

Wigs Worth $100,000 Stolen From Boro Park Store During Last Days Of Pesach

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Tens of thousands of dollars worth of merchandise was stolen from three small businesses in 13th Avenue, Boro Park during the last days of Pesach, according to...

Watch: 200 New IDF Recruits Finish Masechtos On Day Of Enlisting

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — 200 new recruits who came to enlist in the IDF for the March 2021 recruitment completed a masechta and made a joint siyum at the enlistment office. The recrui...

President Rivlin Tasks PM Netanyahu With Forming New Government, But Will He Succeed?

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israeli president Reuven Rivlin handed the mandate for forming a government to Prime Minister Netanyahu, not before he had expressed his reservations over the...

UPDATE: Spirit Airlines Defends Themselves In Tweet, Deletes Shortly After

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ORLANDO (VINnews) — Spirit Airlines released a statement on Twitter to defend their actions earlier on Monday, but then quickly deleted it after encountering swift backlash. Ear...

102-Year-Old Yemenite Rabbi, Spice Purveyor Chosen As Independence Day Torchbearer

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — 102-year-old Rabbi Yaish Giat, a resident of Ashkelon from the day it was founded in 1949 and an immigrant from Yemen, has been chosen to light a torch at the...

VIDEOS: Jewish Family Kicked Off Spirit Airlines Flight After 2-Year-Old Child Won’t Wear Mask

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ORLANDO (VINnews) — An entire flight was forced to deplane a Spirit Airlines aircraft on Monday after a 2-year-old child who was eating refused to wear a mask. The incident took...

Stories Of 2021 Holocaust Memorial Day Torchbearers

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — This Thursday marks Holocaust Memorial Day in Israel, which will be commemorating 80 years since the beginning of the mass exterminations. Six torchbearers ha...

Australian Neo-Nazis Call On Followers To ‘Breed Out’ Local Jewish Population

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — A far-right neo-Nazi group in Australia called on supporters to 'breed out' the Jewish population by consorting with local Jewish women, according to report by...

Israeli Scientists Use Umbilical Cord Blood To Improve Autistic Children’s Cognitive And Social Skills

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A team of Israeli scientists is endeavoring to use umbilical cord blood to effect changes and improvements in the lives of autistic children. To mark World Au...

US Official: Suspect In Capitol Attack Suffered Delusions

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The man who rammed a car into two officers at a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol, killing one of them before he was shot to death by police, had been suffering ...

Interview With Dr. Richard Cravatts, President Emeritus, Scholars For Peace In The Middle East – Listen on the VINnews Podcast

Interview with Dr. Richard Cravatts, President Emeritus, Scholars for Peace in the Middle East on his recent columns, the 2-part series titled, The Lie of Israelis Being the New Na...

Netanyahu To Bennett And Saar: Come Home, Let’s Establish A Solid Right-Wing Govt.

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — During the week which has passed since Israel's fourth inconclusive election, Prime Minister Netanyahu has remained silent, preferring to work behind the scen...

Polish Woman Who Doted Over Jewish Boy She Rescued From The Holocaust Dies At 101

WARSAW (JTA) - Anna Kozminska, a Polish woman who rescued a Jewish boy from the Holocaust, has died. She was 101. Kozminska, who was recognized as a Righteous Among the Nations ...

A Chol HaMoed Experience Like Never Before. Buy Your Tickets Now

Tuesday March 20th: The Next Generation. Featuring Benny Friedman, Eli Marcus, and Eli Schwebel in Live Concert!   Thursday April 1st: Show of the Legends. Featuring Avraha...

Biden, CDC Director Warn Of Virus Rebound If Nation Lets Up

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention made an impassioned plea to Americans Monday not to let their guard down in the fight against COVID-19,...

New York Lawmakers Agree To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is poised to join a growing number of states that have legalized marijuana after state lawmakers reached a deal to allow sales of the drug for recreati...