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Prime Minister Netanyahu Files Police Complaint Over ‘Specific Death Threats’

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu wrote on his Facebook page that he has filed a police complaint over threats on his life. Netanyahu wrote that he had bee...

Face Fountain From Mishnaic Period Discovered In Tzipori

TZIPORI (VINnews) — An ancient face fountain which was used as a public fountain in bathhouses, fountains and basins has been discovered recently in the Sepphoris (Tzipori) Nationa...

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 rethi...

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...

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 coronav...

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 ...

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 Ben...

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 se...

Watch: Muslims, Jews Return To Temple Mount After 70-Day Closure

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — After 70 days in which Temple Mount was closed to Jews and open to a select few Muslim clergy, the authorities reopened the holy site to Jews and Muslims Sund...

Lives Lost: Veteran Guarded Nazis During War Crimes Trial

BOSTON (AP) - Emilio DiPalma was, as he liked to say, just a kid from western Massachusetts when he found himself in a front-row seat to history as a courtroom guard in Nuremberg, ...

PHOTOS: Patrons Under Plastic: Restaurants Get Creative In Virus Era

PARIS (AP) — Dining at a table where each person is enclosed by a clear plastic shield might look and sound futuristic, but it could be one way for some restaurants to reopen. It a...

Anti-Semitic Crime Rises In Germany, Most From Far Right

BERLIN (AP) — Anti-Semitic crimes in Germany last year reached their highest level since the country started keeping statistics, amid an overall strong increase in right-extremist ...

Spike In South Korea Virus Cases Shows Perils Of Reopening

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — As Mediterranean beaches and Las Vegas casinos laid out plans to welcome tourists again, South Korea announced a spike in new infections Wednesday and con...

Indictment Issued Against Lev Tahor Leader For Severe Physical Abuse Of Minors

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — An indictment for abuse of minors was issued Tuesday by the Jerusalem District Court against the leader of the Lev Tahor sect, Eliezer Rumpler, on charges of ...

Severely Injured Terror Attack Victim Sues Palestinian Authority For 20 Million NIS

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Four years ago, Avi Avital was stabbed and seriously injured in a terror attack at a Rami Levi supermarket north of Jerusalem. Sergeant Yanai Weisman, a fathe...

Bnei Brak Military Chief During COVID-19: I’m Much More Respectful Of Charedim Than Before

BNEI BRAK (VINnews) — Gen. (Res.) Roni Noma spoke about his experiences as the "sheriff of Bnei Brak" during the period of COVID-19. Noma addressed a conference organized by the Ge...

Rep. Ilhan Omar Says Israel And Saudi Arabia Both Have Too Much Influence On Trump Administration

WASHINGTON (JTA) - Rep. Ilhan Omar likened Saudi Arabia’s influence on the Trump administration to Israel’s, saying both countries relied in part on money to bring about their pref...

Rabbi Among 8 Arrested At Jewish Wedding In Buenos Aires

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) — A rabbi along with the bride and groom were among eight people arrested by Buenos Aires police for gathering at a wedding and violating the public c...

Montenegro First European Country To Announce It Is ‘Corona-Free’

Montenegro, the last country in Europe to be infected by the novel coronavirus, has become the first European country to eradicate the virus , the country's health minister announc...

Israeli Biological Institute: Gaucher’s Disease Drugs Effective Against COVID-19, Ready For Immediate Use

NES TZIONA (VINnews) — The Nes-Tziona-based Institute for Biological Research, which is affiliated with Israel's Defense Ministry, announced Tuesday that it has found that two drug...