Friday, September 20, 2019

Jewish

Administrator At NY Jewish Day School Arrested For ‘Production Of Child Pornography’

New York - An administrator at a prestigious Jewish middle school in New York City was arrested on suspicion for production of child pornography. In an email to the school commu...

President Of NJ City Council Uses Term ‘Jew Her Down’, Says it Referred to ‘Negotiating’

Trenton, NJ - The president of the City Council in Trenton, New Jersey, allegedly used the term “Jew her down” during a closed-door meeting to describe the settlement at a lower ra...

Homeless Man Who Burned Down Minnesota Synagogue Officially Charged With ‘Negligent Fires’ Felony

St. Louis- The homeless man charged with setting fire to a historic synagogue in northern Minnesota was sheltering in an alcove between the building and its sukkah. Matthew Jame...

Suspect In Shooting Of 68-Year-Old Man Outside Miami Synagogue Charged With Hate Crime

Miami - A man arrested last month in the shooting of a 68-year-old man outside a synagogue in Miami, Florida, was charged with a hate crime. Carlints St. Louis, 30, was arraigne...

Young Israel Calls On Bernie Sanders To Cut Ties With Anti-Semite Linda Sarsour

Washington - The National Council of Young Israel (NCYI) today called on Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders to sever his ties with Linda Sarsour, who was rece...

Woman Assaulted at Flatbush Target Store, Attacker Repeatedly Pummels her While Recording Video

BROOKLYN: A woman was assaulted Monday afternoon at a Target department store in Flatbush, NY, after the  woman allegedly reached for an item in the store and extended her hand ove...

Hillel Fuld Posts Tribute to his Heroic Brother, Ari, who was Brutally Murdered One Year ago Today

The following was posted on Facebook by Hillel Fuld: One year ago, everything changed forever. I’ve never told this story, at least not in a public manner. Honestly, not sure...

OP-ED: No Jewish Child Left Behind

OP-ED - I read recently of a city in which a school set up for rejected but problem-free children was forced to close by communal influence because – according to an affected paren...

Suspect Arrested On Arson Charge In Minnesota Synagogue Fire

Duluth - A suspect was arrested in connection with the fire that burned to the ground a historic synagogue in northern Minnesota. The Adas Israel Synagogue in Duluth, Minnesota ...

Secret Diary Of Jewish Teen Killed By Nazis To Publish After Nearly 70 Years In Bank Vault

The Holocaust diary of Polish Jewish teenager Renia Spiegel will finally be published after being sealed away in a New York bank vault for nearly 70 years, CNN reported. Spiegel...

Anti-Semitic Graffiti Found On 9/11 At University Of Tennessee-Knoxvillez

Knoxville - Anti-Semitic graffiti was found on “The Rock,” an iconic structure at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. The words “Jews did 9-11” and “Google: Dancing Israelis”...

Live Video Feed from the Funeral of Rabbi Shlomo Gissinger

Lakewood - Rabbi Shlomo Gissinger of Lakewood, NJ passed away at the age of 75. Rabbi Gissinger was the Rav of Khal Zichron Yaakov, one of the largest congregations in Lakewood....

US State Department Announces Special Envoy For Holocaust Issues

Washington - The U.S. State Department announced on Thursday that Cherrie Daniels has been tapped to be its Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues. Founded in 1999, the Office of th...

Florida Man Apprehended For Threatening To Shoot Jews

Orlando - A Florida man who threatened to shoot up a local synagogue and has said publicly that he hates Jews was apprehended on Friday by the FBI. Hanson Larkin, 25, was in an ...

California Enacts ‘Mezuzah Bill’ Following Widespread Support Among Lawmakers

California - California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law a bill that protects the right of Jewish residents to place a mezuzah on their doorposts, including dormitory rooms and ap...

PewDiePie Rescinds $50,000 Donation To ADL After Fans Object

Sweden - The popular video blogger PewDiePie announced a donation of $50,000 to the Anti-Defamation League, then rescinded it a day later after fan feedback. PewDiePie, whose na...

Suspect Arrested In Brutal Crown Heights Attack

Crown Heights - As previously reported on VIN, Rabbi Avraham Gopin was brutally attacked 2 weeks ago in Crown Heights. He was hit in the head by a stone brick thrown at him while w...

MCI Training Drill In Uman Simulates Hundreds Injured Ahead Of Rosh Hashanah Pilgrimage

Uman - Volunteers from United Hatzalah of Ukraine together with local first responders and Oxford Medical held a mass-casualty incident (MCI) training drill in Uman in a building l...
FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2015 file photo, an elderly couple walks down a hall of a nursing home in Easton, Pa. Research released on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 shows fatal falls have nearly tripled in older Americans in recent years, rising to more than 25,000 deaths yearly. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Boston Health Care Organization Gets $53 Million To Study Dementia

A health care organization with historic ties to Boston’s Jewish community and an Ivy League university have been awarded a $53.4 million grant by the National Institute on Aging, ...

Firefighters Rescue Torah Scrolls From Historic Duluth Synagogue After Fire

Duluth - Firefighters managed to salvage Torah scrolls from a 120-year-old synagogue in Duluth, Minn., before an overnight fire on Monday that started in a storage room wound up de...