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Israel Urges Other Countries To Emulate Its Rapid Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout, Britain To Duplicate Israeli System

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israel has urged the world to emulate its rapid rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine. The Israeli government has already vaccinated more than 20% of the country's ...

Emirates Airlines Pilot Suspended For Refusing To Fly To Tel Aviv

TEL AVIV (VINnews) — An Emirates Airlines Tunisian-born pilot has been suspended for refusing to fly his company's plane to Tel Aviv. Monem Sahib al-Taba, who works for Emirates...

YouTube Suspends Trump’s Channel For At Least A Week

HONG KONG (AP) — YouTube has suspended U.S. President Donald Trump’s channel for at least a week amid concerns over alleged “ongoing potential for violence,” making it the latest p...

Vandals Scrawl ‘Free Palestine’ On Three Israeli Restaurants In Portland, Ore.

PORTLAND (JNS) — At least three Israeli restaurants in Portland, Ore.—Aviv and two locations of Shalom Y’all—were vandalized with the words “Free Palestine” on Saturday and Sunday,...

Video: Twins From Gaza Filmed Skating With Palestinian Flag Through Antwerp Jewish Neighborhood

ANTWERP (JTA) — Twin brothers from Gaza seeking asylum in Belgium filmed themselves roller skating through an Antwerp Jewish neighborhood with a Palestinian flag. Adham and Amja...

Crosses Daubed In Blood Smeared On Jewish Homes In Stamford Hill, London

LONDON (VINnews) — The London Jewish community was rocked by what appeared to be an anti-Semitic hate crime, after doorways of several Jewish homes in Stamford Hill were smeared wi...

Florida Jewish Couple Turns 100 years Old Together And Celebrates 80th Anniversary This Year

NEW YORK(JTA) — Now for some happy news. A Jewish couple in Florida is celebrating two hefty milestones together this year: 100 years of life, and 80 years of marriage. Lou and ...

Emotional Reunion Between Yemenite Families And Their Relatives In UAE After Decades Of Separation

ABU DHABI (VINnews) — The UAE has succeeded in reuniting two Jewish families from Yemen with the rest of their family members, some of whom had not seen them for decades. The UA...

Watch: Yeshiva Students From Different Backgrounds Study Together At COVID-19 Hotel

  JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israeli yeshiva students from religious Zionist and Chareidi backgrounds rarely have an opportunity to meet and study together, but the coronavirus ...

State Department Site Mistakenly Says Trump Presidency ‘Ended’ On Jan. 11th

NEW YORK (VINnews) — The US Department of State's website erroneously showed President Trump's presidency as having ended on Mon. Jan. 11 at 7:49 PM ET. The unusual notation could ...

NYPD Official Retiring Amid Investigation Into Hateful Posts

NEW YORK (AP) — A high-ranking New York Police Department official accused of posting hateful messages online has opted to retire days after the department said it was suspending h...

Despite Predictions, Israel Sees 3 Percent Fewer Divorces In Pandemic Year

JERUSALEM (JNS) - An analysis of Israeli rabbinical court activity in 2020 finds that despite increased tensions due to coronavirus-spurred nationwide lockdowns and other restricti...

Israeli Party Yemina Splits: Naftali Bennett And Betzalel Smotrich To Run Separately

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The right-wing Israeli political party led by Naftali Bennett, known as Yemina, has seen a split Monday after Betzalel Smotrich, the former transport minister...

Swastika Graffiti Painted On Wall Of Jewish Cemetery Near Auschwitz

POLAND (JTA) — An unidentified individual scrawled a swastika and the Nazi SS symbol on a wall of a Jewish cemetery in the city of Oświęcim, Poland, near the site of the former Aus...

Food Courier In France Refuses To Serve Jews, 2 Kosher Restaurant Owners Say

PARIS (JTA) - Two kosher restaurants in the city of Strasbourg, France said they had been were declined service by at least one delivery man, who allegedly said he does not want to...

Rioter In ‘Camp Auschwitz’ Sweatshirt Identified As Virginia Man

VIRGINIA (JTA) — The man who stormed the U.S. Capitol wearing an anti-Semitic sweatshirt reading “Camp Auschwitz” has been identified as Virginia resident Robert Keith Packer. C...

Oldest Living Olympic Champion, A Holocaust Survivor, Turns 100

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — For Agnes Keleti, the oldest living Olympic champion, the fondest memory of her remarkable 100 years is simply that she has lived through it all. The Ho...

BLM Instigator Found at Capitol Chaos, Claims He Came to ‘See The Truth About Protests’

NEW YORK (VINnews) — A Utah BLM activist who faces criminal charges in connection with a Provo protest he organized in June claims he attended the pro-Trump rally which turned into...

Israel’s Supreme Court Rejects Additional Hearing On Permit For Chametz In Hospitals, Enraging Chareidi MKs

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Supreme Court Chief Justice Esther Chayut has decided not to hold another hearing regarding the permit issued last year allowing people to bring Chametz into ...

Orthodox Jewish Woman To Be Appointed To National Security Council Cybersecurity Position

MARYLAND (JTA) — Anne Neuberger, a cybersecurity expert and Orthodox Jewish woman, will be appointed to a new role on the National Security Council focusing on cybersecurity, accor...