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Israeli Secular Journalist Calls For ‘Secular Intifada’ Against Chareidim Who Are ‘More Dangerous Than Hezbollah Rockets’

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a shocking example of secular incitement, a journalist in the Haaretz newspaper called on the left to "ignite a secular intifada" against the Chareidi public, stating that "wh...

Jewish Harvard Medical School Professor Dies While Climbing In Pakistan’s Mountains

BOSTON (JTA) - A prominent Jewish doctor in Boston died this week while attempting a challenging ascent in the mountains of Pakistan. Alex Goldfarb, an immigrant from the former Soviet Union, was a...

JNET Learning Program Founder Rabbi Yehuda Dukes Passes Away at 39

NEW YORK (JTA) - Rabbi Yehuda “Yudi” Dukes, a Hasidic father of six who became sick with COVID-19 in late March and spent nearly 10 months in the hospital as he struggled with the effects of the dise...

‘Just Move On’: Republicans Grapple With Post-Trump Future

WASHINGTON (AP) - For the first time in more than a decade, Republicans are waking up to a Washington where Democrats control the White House and Congress, adjusting to an era of diminished power, dee...

Austria Presents National Strategy Against Anti-semitism

BERLIN (AP) — The Austrian government on Thursday presented a national strategy on fighting rising anti-Semitism that includes improving the protection of synagogues, improved education about Judaism ...
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Programmer Bequeaths $500,000 In Bitcoins To US Right-Wing Groups And Then Commits Suicide

NEW YORK (VINnews) — A French computer programmer decided to bequeath his bitcoin fortune of $522,000 to a number of far-right American political activists before he committed suicide last month, acco...

Lilly: Drug Can Prevent Covid-19 Illness In Nursing Homes

NEW YORK (AP) - Drugmaker Eli Lilly said Thursday its COVID-19 antibody drug can prevent illness in residents and staff of nursing homes and other long-term care locations. It's the first major stu...

Attention Women: Don’t Survive,THRIVE! 2 SPOTS LEFT!

About us: We are passionate about helping current or past members of the orthodox community overcome emotional and mental health struggles, originating from unresolved childhood issues, trauma, abu...

Twin Suicide Bombings Rock Central Baghdad, At Least 32 Dead

BAGHDAD (AP) — Twin suicide bombings ripped through a busy market in the Iraqi capital Thursday, killing at least 32 people and wounding dozens, officials said. The rare suicide bombing hit the Bab...

Biden’s US Revives Support For WHO, Reversing Trump Retreat

GENEVA (AP) — The United States will resume funding for the World Health Organization and join its consortium aimed at sharing coronavirus vaccines fairly around the globe, President Joe Biden’s top a...

Powerball Jackpot Winner Worth $731.1M Sold In Maryland

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A single Powerball ticket sold in Maryland is the winner of an estimated $731.1 million jackpot, the first to get the top prize in months. Thanks to math and bad luck, lotte...

TODAY: Oorah Auction Early Bird Deadline!

We’ve been trying to get your attention – you listening yet? New Great Prizes! Same low price! The Oorah Auction 2021 is better than ever. With prizes like a sefer torah written just ...

VIN Editorial: Governor Cuomo’s Unhealthy Obsession with the Jewish Community

NEW YORK (VIN News Editorial) - Once again, Governor Andrew Cuomo took advantage of an opportunity to cast aspersions on the Jewish community, using his Inauguration Day press briefing to paint COVID ...

Smooth Psaki Shows New Tone In First Biden Press Briefing

NEW YORK (AP) — If there's one thing clear after White House press secretary Jen Psaki's first session with reporters on Wednesday, it's that she's determined to minimize drama in the briefing room. ...

3 Dead In Helicopter Crash In New York, National Guard Says

MENDON, N.Y. (AP) — Three National Guard members on a routine training flight were killed Wednesday when their helicopter crashed in a western New York town, an official said. The craft, a UH-60 me...

Biden’s First Cabinet Member To Lead Battered Intel Agencies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Avril Haines as director of national intelligence, giving President Joe Biden the first member of his Cabinet and placing the first woman in charge ...

Watch: Jon Ossoff Is Sworn Into Senate Seat Holding Historic Book Of Hebrew Scripture

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Jewish millennial Jon Ossoff became Sen. Jon Ossoff on Wednesday afternoon at a socially distanced swearing-in ceremony in the Senate chambers hours after Joe Biden was inaugurated ...

On Day One, Biden Targets Trump Policies On Climate, Virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is moving swiftly to dismantle Donald Trump's legacy on his first day in office, signing a series of executive actions that reverse course on immigration, climate...

Democrats Gaining Senate Control As New Members Take Oath

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three new senators were sworn into office Wednesday after President Joe Biden's inauguration, securing the majority for Democrats in the Senate and across a unified government to tac...

Proud Boy Organizer Arrested In Florida For Riot At Capitol

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Two Florida men, including a self-described organizer for the Proud Boys, a far-right extremist group, were arrested Wednesday for taking part in the siege of the U.S. Capitol ear...