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Prayer Shawls Stuffed In Toilets And Torah Scrolls Cut Up In Vandalism At Montreal Synagogue

MONTREAL (JTA)—Vandals ransacked a small Montreal synagogue sometime after it closed weeks ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic in what was described as one of the worst local synagogue desecrations in me...

Israeli Police Probe False Claims In Case Against PM’s Wife

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Sunday said they were investigating whether two employees at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's official residence gave false testimony in a civil case against his ...

Target, CVS Temporarily Close Stores Due To Protest Dangers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Target and CVS are temporarily closing certain locations after some were damaged during weekend protests over the death of George Floyd. Target said it was closing 105 stores in ...

NYC Preps For More Protests; National Guard On Standby

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials were looking for a peaceful way forward after three days of protests against police brutality that left police cars burned and led to the arrest of hundreds of ...

There’s Going To Be A New ‘Fiddler On The Roof’ Movie

NEW YORK (JTA) - Wonder of wonders: “Fiddler on the Roof” is returning to the big screen. MGM will produce a remake of the iconic 1964 musical about the struggles and joys of Jewish life in the fic...

Chicago Mayor Restricts Vehicle, Transit Access Downtown, Calls In National Guard Help After Demonstrations Turn Violent

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lighfoot says access to downtown is restricted to only to residents and essential workers and the National Guard will have a presence in the city as officials seek to...

Crews Responded To Dozens Of Los Angeles Fires

LOS ANGELES — Armed National Guard soldiers patrolled the streets of Los Angeles on Sunday as the city began cleaning up after a night of violence that saw demonstrators clash repeatedly with officers...

Parents Hoping To Get Back To Work Face A Child Care Crisis

NEW YORK (AP) — A single father in New Jersey is taking unpaid leave from his job as a baker because he has no one to look after his son. A university employee in New York realizes she may never retur...

Minnesota Leaders Say Aggressive Approach Helped

MINNEAPOLIS — Officials in Minnesota say a more aggressive approach helped prevent another night of dangerous and damaging violence in Minneapolis from protests over the death of George Floyd. The ...

2nd Person Dies After Indianapolis Shootings

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis police say a second person has died after several shootings happened during downtown violence that started Saturday and extended into early Sunday. One of the deadly sho...

Steep Rise In Infection After Israel Opens Schools

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In an urgent press conference convened during the course of Shavuot, Prime Minister Netanyahu and health ministry officials warned that they may have to rethink the opening of th...

We Lost So Many. What Can We Do In Their Memory?

New York----5/25/2020     THE TRAGEDY OF DEATH As hundreds of Yidden continue to suffer the deadly wrath of COVID-19, Misaskim stands on the frontlines, assisting those in nee...

PHOTOS-VIDEOS – NYC Worst Day Of Unrest: Police Cars Burn, Windows Shatter As Protests Roil

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials braced for the possibility of more violence after three days of protests, which have left police cars burned out and led to the arrest of hundreds of people, ag...

Belgian Prince Contracts COVID-19 At Illegal Spanish Social Gathering

CORDOBA, SPAIN (VINnews) — Belgium's Prince Joachim, a nephew of King Philippe of Belgium and ninth in line to the Belgian throne, has contracted COVID-19 after violating  lockdown rules by flying 100...

In Photos: Another Night Of Chaos Over Police Killings

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Another night of unrest in every corner of the country left charred and shattered landscapes in dozens of American cities Sunday as years of festering frustrations over the mistreat...

Israeli Rock Star: ‘I Want To Devote All My Strength To Healing Secular-Chareidi Rift’

BNEI BRAK (VINnews) — Israeli rock star Aviv Gefen has been trying to heal tensions between the Chareidi and secular communities which have flared up over the course of the coronavirus outbreak. Gefen...

Israeli Defense Minister Apologizes For Palestinian’s Death

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's defense minister apologized on Sunday for the Israeli police's deadly shooting of an unarmed, autistic Palestinian man. The shooting of Iyad Halak, 32, in Jerusalem's Old ...

Video: Thousands Join London Protest Over Floyd’s Death

LONDON — Thousands gathered in London’s Trafalgar Square to express their outrage over the death of a black American while in police custody in Minnesota. Demonstrators clapped and waved placards a...

Naftali Bennett’s Former Company Foils Credit Card Theft- From Himself

RAANANA (VINnews) — In 1999 a young technology entrepreneur named Naftali Bennett established a start-up company named Cyota which dealt in securing information online. In 2001 Bennett moved his busin...

New Video-Angle: As Three Police Officers Kneel On Him, George Floyd Begs: ‘Please, I Can’t Breathe’

MINNEAPOLIS (VINnews) — Videos released on social media have demonstrated that not one but three policemen kneeled on George Floyd during his arrest in Minneapolis last week and seemingly caused his d...