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How The ADL Went From Working With Facebook To Leading A Boycott Against It

NEW YORK (JTA) — It was when Mark Zuckerberg said he would allow Holocaust denial on his platform that the Anti-Defamation League realized its partnership with Facebook wasn’t work...

Mondaire Jones, Nita Lowey’s Presumed Successor, Says He’ll Be A Friend To Israel

NEW YORK (JTA) - From the very beginning, Mondaire Jones didn’t exactly fit the model created by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez when she unseated one of the most powerful incumbent Democ...

Ice Cube Scolds Jake Tapper For Farrakhan Tweet And Denies Report He Ordered Entourage To Beat Up A Rabbi

NEW YORK (JTA) - Ice Cube is having some issues with journalists, including CNN’s Jake Tapper for calling Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan an anti-Semite, and the rapper call...

Former Malaysian Premier: Muslims Should Target Israelis, Not Europeans Or Americans

MALAYSIA (JNS) - Israel was created by the world powers to solve the “Jewish problem” and Muslims should not carry out terrorist attacks against European countries and the U.S., bu...

Jewish Man Killed In Los Angeles House Fire

LOS ANGELES (VINnews) — A 60-year-old jewish was killed in a Los Angeles house fire early Wednesday morning. According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, the fire broke out bef...

Joint Effort Begins To Identify And Catalogue Every Hebrew Book In Italy

JERUSALEM (JNS) - A ground-breaking collaborative effort to create a unified listing of all Hebrew books in Italy has been announced by the Union of Jewish Communities in Italy (UC...

Nir Etzion Hotel To Reopen For Chareidi Coronavirus Patients

BNEI BRAK (VINnews) — As the number of COVID-19 patients in Israel has risen exponentially over the last few days, the Home Command and the Defense Ministry have decided to reopene...

For Orthodox Groups, The Supreme Court’s Ruling On Aid To Religious Schools Is A Big Win

WASHINGTON (JTA) - For Orthodox Jewish advocacy groups, the last day of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2020 session brought a big win. On Tuesday, the high court handed school voucher...

Israel Sides With Women Torah Scholars In Saying Chief Rabbinate Discriminates On Accreditation

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Responding to a discrimination lawsuit, Israel has advanced the cause of women Torah scholars in their bid for more equitable treatment. Israel will establish ...

Netanyahu Signals Delay In West Bank Annexation Plan

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that discussions with the U.S. on his plan to annex occupied West Bank territory would continue “in the coming days,...

Palestinian Authority Says It Is Ready To Restart Peace Negotiations With Israel

RAMALLAH, WEST BANK (JTA) - With the date set by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to begin annexing West Bank territory days away, the Palestinians appear ready to restart...

Watch: New City Of David Findings Shed Light On Period Of Ezra And Nehemia

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The City of David announced that it has discovered seals, known by their Latin name as bullae, which shed light on the status of Jerusalem during the Persian ...

Supreme Court Lifts Ban On State Aid To Religious Schooling

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday made it easier for religious schools to obtain public funds, upholding a Montana scholarship program that allows state tax credits fo...

Israeli Rabbinate Threatens To Suspend Semicha Examinations Over Issue Of Female Participation

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The Israeli chief rabbinate has reacted angrily to a legal opinion submitted by Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit regarding the issue of females taking semi...

MK Eichler Decries Incitement,Selective Enforcement And Abuse Of Chareidim During Coronavirus

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a Knesset speech Monday, MK Yisrael Eichler (UTJ) sharply criticized the way in which the state of Israel is treating Chareidim during the coronavirus. ...

What Is Fox Soul TV? And Is It Broadcasting A Speech By Louis Farrakhan?

NEW YORK (JTA) - On Thursday, a Twitter account representing a network called Fox Soul TV announced that it would be broadcasting a speech by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakha...

After 76 Years, A DNA Test Revealed To David Reicher Where His Father Was Murdered

TEL AVIV (VINnews) — David Reicher was just 3 months old when his father disappeared, never to be seen again by his family. David, who was born Daniel Reicher in Rome, survived the...

Israeli Health Ministry Wants To Close Shuls Even Though Less Than 4% Infected In Them

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The Israeli health ministry called yesterday to close shuls and conduct minyanim of up to 19 people outside, but a survey on the health ministry's site reveal...

Fountain In Donald Trump Square, Petach Tikva Dyed Red: ‘Annexation Will Cost Blood’

Petach Tikva (VINnews) — A fountain in Petach Tikva which has been named in honor of Donald Trump was vandalized and dyed red overnight, making it appear as if it was gushing blood...

At Age 23 And After DNA Search, Bar Hershkowitz Found Out She Had A Sister

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — For 23 years, Bar Hershkowitz was sure that her family consisted only of herself, her mother and an unknown donor through whom her mother had conceived her. H...

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