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Friend Of Anne Frank’s Opens Up About German Official Who Saved Her Family

AMSTERDAM (JNS) — A friend of Anne Frank’s from Amsterdam released a new memoir about the little known German official and lawyer Hans Calmeyer, who saved her family and others fro...

Ramapo Police Hold Press Conference On Stabbing Of Monsey Jew

MONSEY (VINnews) — As reported by VINnews, a Jewish man was brutally beaten and stabbed Wednesday morning in Monsey, NY. The attack occurred at approximately 5:45 AM on Howard Driv...

Jewish Man Stabbed While Walking To Synagogue in Monsey

MONSEY (VINnews) — A 30-year-old Jewish man is in critical condition after he was stabbed numerous times this morning while walking to his synagogue in Monsey. Rockland Hatzolah tr...

VIDEO: Ezras Nashim Ambulance Request Denied; Decision Heads To Albany

NEW YORK (VINnews) — Approximately 3 weeks ago, Ezras Nashim filed a request for a Certificate of Need allowing them to operate an ambulance in Boro Park and Kensington. As explain...
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Moetzes Gedolei Hatorah Issue Urgent Request

ISRAEL (VINnews) — In light of the plan of the Tel Aviv municipality and several other localities to begin bus service on Shabbos, the Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah has issued the follow...

Annual Shabbat Project Sees Unprecedented Participation In US, Israel And Worldwide

(JNS) — The seventh annual international Shabbat Project reached 1,685 cities and 106 countries across the world this year, attracting record numbers of participants in many of tho...

Holocaust Survivor Hugs 93-Year-Old Nazi Guard During Trial In Germany

BERLIN (JTA) — A child survivor of the Holocaust interrupted the trial of a former Nazi concentration camp guard to give the 93-year-old defendant a hug. Bruno Dey is charged as...

Thousands Attend ‘Kabulas Punim’ For Satmar Rebbe In Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (VINnews) - Thousands arrived on Tuesday in Jerusalem for rally in honor of Satmar's Admor, Rebbe Zalman Teitelbaum's visit to Israel. The Rabbi landed in Israel from ...

German Archive Uploads Details Of Millions Of Nazi Victims

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s International Center on Nazi Persecution has uploaded some 850,000 documents with information on ten million people collected after the end of World War II ...

California Dems Vote Down ‘Highly Flawed Anti-Israel’ Amendment To Party Platform

SACRAMENTO (JTA) — California Democrats voted down an amendment to their party platform that called for the right of return for Palestinians and eliminated references to the two-st...

MK Yulia Malinovsky: We’re Crazy To Close Roads For Rebbe Who Opposes Israel’s Existence

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — MK Yulia Malinovsky, a member of Avigdor Liberman's secularist Yisrael Beitenu party, sharply criticized police and municipal officials for closing roads in J...

Historic Former Synagogue In Ukraine Destroyed In Fire

ILLINTSI (JTA) — A former synagogue in Ukraine built in the 18th century was destroyed in a fire. The Great Synagogue in Illintsi, in southwest Ukraine, has been used since the ...

University Of Toronto Student Union Won’t Support Kosher Food On Campus Due To BDS

TORONTO (JTA) — A University Toronto student union refused to support a campaign by the school’s Hillel to make kosher food available on campus since it is “pro-Israel.” The Gra...

WATCH: Satmar Rebbe Of Williamsburg Escorted By Thousands Of Followers Enroute To Israel

WILLIAMSBURG (VINnews) — As the Satmar Rebbe of Williamsburg was preparing to leave on a trip to Israel, thousands of his followers were preparing to see him off. Traffic was he...

NJ Man Accused of Ordering Vandalism of 2 Synagogues Using Neo-Nazi Network

BROOKLAWN, NJ (JTA) - A New Jersey man, 18, was arrested and held without bond for allegedly ordering the vandalism of two synagogues in other states. Richard Tobin is accused o...

Holocaust Rescuer Gets a Surprise 100th Birthday Party in Poland

WARSAW, POLAND (JTA) - The day after he turned 100, Jozef Walaszczyk prepared to attend yet another Holocaust commemoration ceremony in his native Warsaw. Walaszczyk is Poland’s...

Federal Probe Opened On Anti-Semitism In NYU After Jewish Student Complains

NEW YORK (VINnews) — Last April, a complaint was filed by Adela Cojab,a 22-year-old senior at NYU, about anti-Semitism on campus. Her complaint mainly centered around a group calle...

Lyon’s Jewish Communty To Sue City’s Airport Over Anti-Semitism Allegations

LYON (VINnews) — Jewish officials in Lyon, France are preparing to file a lawsuit against the city's airport over anti-Semitic bias. The allegations involve the airport purposely d...

Dutch Government Gives $2.76 Million To Restoring Jewish Cemeteries

AMSTERDAM (JTA) — The Dutch government has allocated $2.76 million toward the maintenance and restoration of Jewish cemeteries in the Netherlands. Culture Minister Ingrid van En...