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Nefesh B’Nefesh: We Received 25,000 Calls in the US During June

NEW YORK (VINnews) — Nefesh B'Nefesh, the veteran Jewish organization which has been encouraging aliya from western countries and the USA, reported unprecedented interest in option...

Opinion: How Much Anti-Semitism Does It Take To Cancel An NFL Star?

PHILADELPHIA (JNS/Jonathan S. Tobin) - Imagine if a professional football player used his Instagram account to support the Ku Klux Klan and to promote hateful myths attributing hor...

Girl Detained By Israeli Police: ‘I’m Still Trembling’

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Batya Getter, the 11-year-old girl detained by police because she did not have a mask, has still not fully recovered from the traumatic episode. Getter's fath...

United Airlines To Launch Tel Aviv-chicago Route, Add More Flights To Israel

NEWARK, NJ (JNS) - United Airlines announced on Tuesday that it is further expanding its international schedule in September with nonstop service three days a week between Chicago ...

Chareidi Woman Told: ‘You Spread Disease, All Of You Should Be Put In A Ghetto. I Hate You’

TEL AVIV (VINnews) — An unfortunate corollary of the first wave of the coronavirus epidemic is that many Israelis believe the source of the outbreaks to be from the Chareidi commun...

Secular Jews Are Starting To Understand The Haredi Orthodox — Thanks To Israeli Television

NEW YORK (JTA) — At 4 a.m., Israeli rocker Aviv Gefen was still crying, head in hands, in the empty Haifa-area amphitheater where he had performed the previous late May evening. St...

NFL Star Posts Anti-semitic Quotes Attributed To Hitler On Instagram – Jewish Owners are Silent

PHILADELPHIA (JTA) - NFL star DeSean Jackson posted quotes on social media attributed to Adolf Hitler and Louis Farrakhan, but the Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver said he has no ...

Police Discrimination: Secular People Are Handed Masks, Chareidim Are Handed Fines

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A Chareidi woman posted on Facebook pointing out the difference between the way Israeli police are treating Chareidim not wearing masks and secular people flo...

New York: Judge Denies Permission For Sleepaway Camps To Operate

NEW YORK (VINnews) — In a disappointing development on Monday, a federal judge ruled to deny New York sleepaway camps permission to operate this summer. The story began on June ...

Watch: Israeli Police Detain 11-Year-Old Chareidi Girl Over Mask Infringement

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Police in Israel have been vigorously enforcing health regulations over the past three months in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. In recent weeks, with t...

Israel Announces Successful Launch Of New Spy Satellite

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Defense Ministry announced the successful launch of a new spy satellite early on Monday that would help the country monitor Iran’s nuclear activity as its...

Riots In Meah Shearim After Woman Detained For Not Wearing Mask

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Riots broke out in Meah Shearim Saturday night after a woman was detained by police for refusing to identify herself after police found her without a mask. Ri...

200 Members Of Bnei Brak Yeshiva Test Positive After Rosh Yeshiva Allegedly Refuses To Allow Tests

BNEI BRAK (VINnews) — 200 members of the Beis Matisyahu Yeshiva in Bnei Brak tested positive for COVID-19 in the past few days, about a third of the entire student body. Rosh Yeshi...

Israeli Minister Claims ‘The Nonsense About People Having Nothing To Eat Is Crap’

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Tzahi Hanegbi, a minister without portfolio in the Netanyahu-Gantz government, infuriated many people Friday when he claimed that "the nonsense about people h...

Kansas Newspaper’s Post Equates Mask Mandate With Holocaust

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A weekly Kansas newspaper whose publisher is a county Republican Party chairman posted a cartoon on its Facebook page likening the Democratic governor's order r...

Israeli Firm Nanoscent Develops Chip Which Could ‘Smell’ Coronavirus In 30 Seconds

MISGAV (VINnews) — Israeli start-up company Nanoscent which is based in the Lower Galilee's Misgav , has developed a chip enabling electronic devices to have an artificial sense of...

Opinion: Boris Johnson, We Don’t Need Your Recognition

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Dear Boris,                                                                                                                                    You portray you...

Belgium Orders Government-Funded NGO’s To Promote Anti-Israel Campaigns

BRUSSELS (VINnews) — The Belgian government ordered various organizations it funds to promote anti-Israel campaigns and to "mitigate the influence of pro-Israel voices." A document...

Israeli Rabbis: ‘Whoever Goes Without A Mask Bears Responsibility For The Entire Torah World’

BNEI BRAK (VINnews) — An emergency meeting convened by the rabbis and Roshei Yeshivos of Bnei Brak established strict new regulations regarding how to combat coronavirus within the...

Anti-Semitic, Anti-Israel Groups To Hold ‘Day Of Rage’ Rallies In US, Worldwide

NEW YORK (JNS) - Anti-Semitic and anti-Israel groups are scheduled to hold “Day of Rage” rallies and vehicle caravans nationwide and abroad, protesting Israel’s plans to apply sove...

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