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US, Morocco Sign MOU On Combating Anti-Semitism

WASHINGTON (JNS) The United States and Morocco signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Friday to combat all forms of anti-Semitism. The MOU was signed by Elan Carr, who le...

Polish Holocaust Scholars Sued For Suggesting Mayor Who Saved A Jew Helped Kill 22 Others

POLAND (JTA) — Two well-known Polish Holocaust historians are on trial for alleged defamation over their claim that late mayor of a town near Warsaw who saved one Jewish woman was ...

For Israeli Right, Trump’s Middle East Legacy Will Outshine His Troubled Last Days

WASHINGTON (JNS) - For most of the Israeli right, U.S. President Donald Trump’s pro-Israel legacy will far outlive the marred reputation of the last days of the presidency. Pro-...

Study: 1 In 4 Israelis Would Have Survived COVID-19 If Hospitals Were Less Overcrowded

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — 47-year-old Moshe Charazi was intubated in the ICU at Tel Aviv's Ichilov hospital after suffering from coronavirus. Inexplicably, the intubation equipment was...

Rabbi Yitzchak Tuvia Weiss’s Great-Nephew Joins Border Police After Leaving Chareidi Roots

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Shulem Weiss was a budding singer in the Eda Chareidis with a bright future ahead of him. A grandson of Rabbi Shimon Weiss, the director of the highly accredi...

Buchenwald Concentration Camp Becomes Center Of Winter Sports, Director Criticizes ‘Disrespectful’ Visitors

NEW YORK (VINnews) — The German authorities in charge of former Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald have demanded that visitors to the site demonstrate respect for all those buried ...

Democrat Fund Group ActBlue Serves As Platform For Donations To Illegal Palestinian Terrorist Groups

NEW YORK (VINnews) — A report by the One America news network claims that the Democratic fundraising group ActBlue serves as a front for terrorist groups seeking to raise funds in ...

US Army Discharges Officer Who Made Holocaust Joke On TikTok

The U.S. Army is removing an officer who made a Holocaust joke last year on TikTok. Nathan Freihofer, a second lieutenant, has millions of followers on TikTok, the video social...

Initiator Of Last Of Kin Monument For Lone Holocaust Survivors Who Died In War Of Independence Passes Away At 90

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A special monument is located at the end of the trail that connects Israel’s Yad Vashem, the official memorial to Jewish victims of the Holocaust, and Mount H...

As Israel-UAE Ties Deepen, BDS Advocates ‘Give Up’ On Efforts To Boycott Jewish State

JERUSALEM (JNS) - Amid expanding ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates following the Abraham Accords, a leading Palestinian BDS organization is giving up on efforts to b...

Sheldon Adelson Buried On Jerusalem’s Mount Of Olives

JERUSALEM (AP) — Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire casino magnate who made prolific donations to right-wing politicians and causes in the United States and Israel, was laid to rest ...

CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Describes Painful Associations Of Seeing ‘Camp Auschwitz’ T-shirt

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Longtime CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer said Thursday that he was happy that his late parents, survivors of the Holocaust, did not live to witness the resurgence of ant...

Jewish Community Shaped By The Inquisition Opens Portugal’s First Holocaust Museum

PORTO (JTA) — Portugal is set to open its first Holocaust museum, built in the northern city of Porto by members of a Jewish community that was founded by descendants of victims of...

Jewish Civil-Rights Group Protests Twitter CEO Over Not Banning Holocaust Denial

CALIFORNIA (JNS) — The grassroots Jewish civil-rights movement End Jew Hatred protested outside the California home of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Monday, blaring audio recordings o...

Man Arrested After Swastikas Spray-Painted On Doors Of Montreal Synagogue

MONTREAL (JTA) — One of Montreal’s largest synagogues was found with its doors spray-painted with large swastikas Wednesday, and a synagogue guard played a role in arresting th...

Anti-Semitism Seen In Capitol Insurrection Raises Alarms

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a mob of supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol last week clamoring to overturn the result of November's presidential election, photographs c...

Food Courier In France Arrested For Allegedly Refusing To Serve Jews

FRANCE (JTA) — French police have arrested an Algerian man they say declined to serve Jewish-owned businesses because of anti-Semitic discrimination while working as a food courier...

Trump Signs Bill To Elevate Status Of US Special Envoy On Anti-Semitism Into Law

WASHINGTON (JNS) — U.S. President Donald Trump signed a bill into law on Wednesday to elevate the status of the U.S. special envoy on anti-Semitism. The Special Envoy to Monitor...

Glenn Beck Compares Big Tech Censorship To Ghetto, ‘Jews Behind Wall

NEW YORK (JNS) - Conservative pundit Glenn Beck on Tuesday compared Big Tech censorship of U.S. President Donald Trump being denied access to certain social-media platforms to ...

Gab Backs Up President’s Twitter Account And Recreates His Feed Bringing Traffic Up By 700%

NEW YORK (VINnews) — Gab, a social network platform that champions free speech, individual liberty and the free flow of information online, has succeeded in backing up President Tr...