Politics

Haim Gozali, Israeli Welterweight Boxer, Wears Tefillin Proudly On His Tattoos

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israeli boxer Chaim Gozali is known for his prowess in the boxing ring, but he also publicly asserts his belief in G-d and likes to take a picture while weari...

Netanya: Tzanz Rebbe Holds Memorial Tish For Divrei Chaim For First Time In Over A Year

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — For the first time in over a year, the Tzanz chasidim in Netanya held a tish (gathering) and memorial ceremony for the Divrei Chaim of Tzanz, whose 145th yahr...

Ethiopian Airlines Pilot Lands In Wrong Airport

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — An Ethiopian Airlines plane landed at an airport that is still under construction in Zambia, "by mistake," according to a report by the airline and government ...

‘Suspicious’ Blackout Strikes Iran’s Natanz Nuclear Site

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's underground Natanz nuclear facility lost power Sunday just hours after starting up new advanced centrifuges capable of enriching uranium f...

Biden’s Ambitious Expansion Of Long-Term Care Sparks Debate

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is proposing a major expansion of the government’s role in long-term care, but questions are being raised over his using the low-income Medica...

‘New Strategy’: Politicians In Crisis Refuse Calls To Resign

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The mere whiff of a scandal once unraveled political careers with stunning speed. Not anymore. Suddenly embroiled in a federal sex trafficking investigation, R...

Britain’s Prince Philip, Long-Serving Consort To Queen Elizabeth, Dies At 99

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Prince Philip Mountbatten, husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth and her consort for the nearly 70 years of her reign, has passed away in Windsor Castle at the ...

Biden Halts Sale Of National Archives Center In Seattle

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SEATTLE (AP) — The Biden administration has halted its predecessor’s decision to sell the federal archives building in Seattle, following months of opposition from people across th...

Biden Orders Gun Control Actions — But They Show His Limits

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden put on a modest White House ceremony Thursday to announce a half-dozen executive actions to combat what he called an “epidemic and an internat...

Interview with author Menachem Kaiser to discuss his book, Plunder: A Memoir of Family Property and Nazi Treasure – Listen on the VINnews Podcast

Menachem Kaiser’s brilliantly told story, woven from improbable events and profound revelations, is set in motion when the author takes up his Holocaust-survivor grandfather’s form...

Lee Zeldin, Leading Jewish Pro-Trump Voice In Congress, Announces Run For NY Governor

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NEW YORK (JTA) — Rep. Lee Zeldin, one of two Jewish Republicans in Congress and a staunch defender of Donald Trump, is running for governor of New York. “The bottom line is this...

Netanyahu Mentions Chareidi Woman In Holocaust Speech, But Omits Significant Part Of Her Biography

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu mentioned in his Holocaust Remembrance day speech the story of Bella Freund, the chareidi daughter of a Holocaust survivor w...

Biden Administration Resumes Payments To UNRWA; Israel Objects

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WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Biden administration resumed U.S. funding for UNRWA, the U.N. agency that administers to Palestinian refugees and their descendants, overturning Trump admini...

Andrew Giuliani Says He’s Thinking About Run For NY Governor

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NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew Giuliani, the son of former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and a former aide in the Trump administration, said in interviews Wednesday that he is evalu...

Study: One In Three COVID-19 Survivors Suffer Long-Term Neurological And Mental Issues

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — One in three people who recover from COVID-19 suffer from a neurological or psychiatric diagnosis six months on, according to the largest study so far publishe...

First Ever Holocaust Memorial Ceremony To Be Held In Dubai

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — As Israel marks Holocaust Remembrance Day, a historic ceremony will be taking place for the first time in Dubai, UAE. The ceremony will be attended by Israeli...

Mansour Abbas, Pivotal Person In Israeli Politics, Who Are You?

JERUSALEM (VINnews) —  In an historic speech last week, United Arab List leader Mansour Abbas called for harmonious cooperation between the state of Israel and its Arab citizens. A...

Iran Ship Serving As Red Sea Troop Base Near Yemen Attacked

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian cargo ship believed to be a base for the paramilitary Revolutionary Guard and anchored for years in the Red Sea off Yemen has been att...

Lawmakers Call YouTube Kids A ‘Wasteland Of Vapid’ Content

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House subcommittee is investigating YouTube Kids, saying the Google-owned video service feeds children inappropriate material in “a wasteland of vapid, consumer...

Harris: Vaccinated Can Be ‘Role Models’ For Friends, Family

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CHICAGO (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged Chicago union members to share their experience receiving a COVID-19 vaccine and act as “role models" for family and fr...