Politics

Pennsylvania Certifies Biden As Winner Of Presidential Vote

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden has been certified as the winner of the presidential election in Pennsylvania, the governor said Tuesday. Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, tw...

Tlaib Accused Of Anti-Semitism Over Response To Biden’s Secretary Of State Pick

WASHINGTON (JNS) - Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) sparked controversy Monday and drew accusations of anti-Semitism after criticizing President-elect Joe Biden’s appointment for secre...

World War II Veteran Gets 160 Cards For 100th Birthday After Successful Social Media Plea

LONDON (VINnews) — Harry Field, a Second World War veteran living in Epsom near London, thought that he would be celebrating his 100th birthday alone last Saturday without any word...

Netanyahu Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize By Former Prize Laureate

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was nominated Tuesday for the Nobel Peace Prize, after he was instrumental in engineering the recent peace treaties ...

Carl Bernstein Says 21 GOP Senators Contemptuous Of Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Watergate sleuth Carl Bernstein took to Twitter to list the names of 21 Republican senators who he says have “repeatedly expressed contempt” for Donald Trump...

Where Biden’s Secretary Of State Choice Tony Blinken Stands On Jewish Issues, From Immigration To Israel

WASHINGTON (JTA) - Tony Blinken, President-elect Joe Biden’s choice for secretary of state, is the stepson of a Holocaust survivor whose stories shaped his worldview and subsequent...

Feinstein To Step Down As Top Judiciary Dem Following Criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — California Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Monday she will step down from her role as the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, giving up the powerful spot a...

President Trump Directs His Team To Cooperate On Transition For President-Elect Joe Biden But Vows To Keep Up Fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The General Services Administration has ascertained that President-elect Joe Biden is the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election. President Donald Trump, who ha...

Gun-Toting Congresswoman-Elect May Carry Glock At Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — A firearms-toting congresswoman-elect who owns a gun-themed restaurant in Rifle, Colorado, has already asked Capitol Police about carrying her weapon on Capitol g...

Michigan Certifies Biden Win; A Setback For Trump Challenge

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan election officials on Monday certified Democrat Joe Biden’s 154,000-vote victory in the state, another setback for President Donald Trump in his effo...

Tlaib And Others Peddling Anti-Jewish Rhetoric To Speak On Panel About Anti-Semitism

WASHINGTON (JNS) - Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) is scheduled to be on a panel about anti-Semitism with other figures who have themselves engaged in anti-Semitism. The Dec. 1...

Israeli Team Reverse Aging Processes Using High-Pressure Oxygen Treatments

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Has an Israeli team found the most potent anti-aging procedures ever discovered? A new study from Tel Aviv University (TAU) and the Shamir Medical Center in I...

Large Wedding Planed For Tonight Has DOH Slapping Satmar Shul with Cease and Desist Order

KIRYAS JOEL (VINnews) - Masks, social distancing and a very limited guest list are being required by the state at a Kiryas Joel wedding tonight, after Department of Health issued a...

AP Analysis: Biden Signals Shift From Trump With National Security Picks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is moving to fill out his national security team with a raft of appointments to top positions that signal his intent to repudiate the Tr...

Analysis: Netanyahu’s Secret Saudi Meeting Exposes Blue And White’s Petty Politics As Elections Loom

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Despite numerous initial denials on the part of the Saudis, it is now clear that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Mossad chief Yossi Cohen flew secretly ...

Biden Nominates Alejandro Mayorkas, Latino Jew Who Has Said Jews Face Heightened Threat, As Homeland Security Secretary

WASHINGTON (JTA) — President-elect Joe Biden announced the nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas, a Latino Jew who has emphasized the heightened threat facing American Jews, as his Home...

Rav Gershon Edelstein And Rav Chaim Kanievski: Open All Schools ‘While Taking All Precautions’

BNEI BRAK (VINnews) — As coronavirus infections in the Chareidi community and the general public in Israel continue to decrease, there have been increasing calls to reopen the educ...

Jewish Voices Continue To Ring Out From Battleground State Of Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA (JNS) - No state loomed larger on the national stage than Pennsylvania during the recent general election. The commonwealth emerged as a centerpiece of both presidenti...

Egyptian Singer Pictured With Israeli Singer In Dubai To Stand Trial For ‘Insulting Egyptian People’

CAIRO (VINnews) — Mohamed Ramadan, the popular Egyptian singer filmed together with Israeli folk singer Omar Adam in Dubai, will stand trial for "insulting the Egyptian people". ...

Cairo Woman Selling Lupines In The Rain Receives Apartment As Gift From Emirati Woman

CAIRO (VINnews) — How much can a picture accomplish? In the case of a Cairo woman who was photographed selling lupines in teeming rain, the picture was not just worth a thousand wo...