Politics

Sky Over Swedish Town Turns Purple At Night

NEW YORK (VINnews) — Residents of the town of Trelleborg on the south coast of Sweden were astonished to discover the sky around their homes taking on a bizarre purple color at nig...

Netanyahu Welcomes First Commercial Flight From Dubai To Tel Aviv

JERUSALEM (JNS) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday welcomed to Ben-Gurion International Airport the first commercial flight from Dubai to Tel Aviv. Speaking...

Arab Israelis Join Peace Train, Abandoning Palestinian Narrative

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The recent peace agreements between Israel and Arab nations in the Middle East have exposed and refuted the myth that there can be no peace without a solution...

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Agudath Yisrael Against Governor Cuomo’s Synagogue Restrictions

NEW YORK (VINnews) — The US Supreme Court issued a midnight ruling in favor of a suit brought by Agudath Israel and the Diocese against NY Governor Cuomo's rules regarding synagogu...

GOP Candidate Clings To 8-Vote Lead In Us House Race In Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Republican candidate saw her vote lead dwindle to single digits Wednesday in Iowa's 2nd Congressional District as a dramatic recount moved toward a conclus...

Joe Biden Appeals For Unity In Thanksgiving-Eve Address

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — In a time of plague and raw division, President-elect Joe Biden appealed for unity Wednesday in a Thanksgiving-eve address to the nation asking Americans to...

President Trump Grants Full Pardon To Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pardoned former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Wednesday, taking direct aim at a Russia investigation that he has long insisted...

WATCH: Pennsylvania State Legislature Holds Public Hearing On 2020 Election

At the request of Senator Doug Mastriano, the Senate Majority Policy Committee is holding a public hearing Wednesday to discuss 2020 election issues and irregularities. The hearing feature former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani...

Watch: Trump Calls Into Republican Event in Pennsylvania Insisting He Won The Election

PITTSBURGH (AP) - President Donald Trump insisted that he won the 2020 election instead of Joe Biden as he called into an event organized by Pennsylvania Republicans in Gettysburg....

Umm Jan, The Jewish Midwife Who Became A National Heroine In Bahrain

MANAMA, BAHRAIN (VINnews) — A Jewish midwife who moved to Bahrain in the 1930's is now a national icon in the tiny Gulf state, and was even immortalized in a recent Kuwaiti-Saudi t...

To Help Others, Duchess Of Sussex Shares Her Story Of Miscarriage ‘Pain And Grief’ In Emotional NY Times Op-ed

LONDON (AP) — The Duchess of Sussex has revealed that she had a miscarriage in July, giving a personal account of the traumatic experience in hope of helping others. Meghan desc...

China’s Xi Congratulates Biden, Hopes For ‘Win-Win’ Ties

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulated U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday and expressed hope for “win-win cooperation” amid conflicts over trade, techno...

Watch: 6-Year-Old Falls Four Floors, Gets Up And Walks Back To Her Home

TOMSK (VINnews) — In the frigid Russian city of Tomsk, snow falls thick and fast, covering the ground with a deep cushion of snow. Ironically, it was this cushion which saved the l...

Ivanka Trump Tweets Clip Of Israeli Fruits In Dubai, Acknowledges Father And Husband

NEW YORK (VINnews) — Ivanka Trump shared a clip on her Twitter page of Israeli fruits being sold openly under the Israeli flag in the Dubai markets. Trump added to the clip that th...

Priest Returns To His Jewish Roots 60 Years After Parents Murder In Holocaust

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The Kollel Chabad volunteer who called up Yaakov Wexler, an elderly Jerusalem resident last month to find out how he was coping with the lockdown, did not exp...

Biden Says Team Not As Far Behind As Once Feared

WASHINGTON (AP) - President-elect Joe Biden says that the transition of power has “already begun” and that he feels his team is “going to not be so far behind the curve as we thoug...

Disastrous First Debate Is One Rerun Fox’s Wallace Avoids

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly two months later, Chris Wallace can't bring himself to watch a rerun of the disastrous first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democrat ...

As Hotels Adapt To New Reality, Israelis Flock To Long-Term Hotel Rentals

TEL AVIV (VINnews) — In normal times, the Dave Levinsky boutique hotel, situated in the trendy neighborhood of Nahalat Binyamin, would cost over 350 NIS (105$) a night, but coronav...

Israeli Leader Tells Convicted Spy: ‘We’re Waiting For You’

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday phoned Jonathan Pollard, the former U.S. Navy analyst convicted of spying for Israel in the 1980s, telling him...

Dying Man Confesses Murder He Committed 25 Years Ago

DECATUR, ALABAMA (VINnews) — A terminally ill man called up police and confessed to a murder he committed 25 years ago. Police arrested him and charged him with murder. Johnny D...