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After 76 Years, A DNA Test Revealed To David Reicher Where His Father Was Murdered

TEL AVIV (VINnews) — David Reicher was just 3 months old when his father disappeared, never to be seen again by his family. David, who was born Daniel Reicher in Rome, survived the...

With Flights Cancelled, Man Sails The Atlantic To See 90-year Old Father

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Unable to fly home to be with his parents during the pandemic, Juan Manuel Ballestero decided to make the cross-Atlantic trip to Argentina from Portu...

Iran Issues Arrest Warrant For Trump, Asks Interpol To Help

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has issued an arrest warrant and asked Interpol for help in detaining President Donald Trump and dozens of others it believes carried out the U.S. drone st...

Israeli Health Ministry Wants To Close Shuls Even Though Less Than 4% Infected In Them

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The Israeli health ministry called yesterday to close shuls and conduct minyanim of up to 19 people outside, but a survey on the health ministry's site reveal...

Fountain In Donald Trump Square, Petach Tikva Dyed Red: ‘Annexation Will Cost Blood’

Petach Tikva (VINnews) — A fountain in Petach Tikva which has been named in honor of Donald Trump was vandalized and dyed red overnight, making it appear as if it was gushing blood...

At Age 23 And After DNA Search, Bar Hershkowitz Found Out She Had A Sister

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — For 23 years, Bar Hershkowitz was sure that her family consisted only of herself, her mother and an unknown donor through whom her mother had conceived her. H...

Asia Today: Seoul Considers New Curbs As Virus Cases Climb

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has reported 42 new infections of COVID-19 as infections steadily climb in the greater capital area, forcing authorities to consider stronger ...

World Hits Coronavirus Milestones Amid Fears Worse To Come

ROME (AP) — The world surpassed two sobering coronavirus milestones Sunday -- 500,000 confirmed deaths, 10 million confirmed cases -- and hit another high mark for daily new infect...

Police In Scotland Name Suspect In Glasgow Stabbings

LONDON (AP) — Police in Scotland have named the suspect in a stabbing frenzy last week at a hotel for asylum-seekers. Badreddin Abadlla Adam, 28, from Sudan, was shot dead by po...

UK Considers First Local Lockdown In COVID-19 Pandemic

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s government is considering a lockdown for the central English city of Leicester amid a spike of COVID-19 cases — the first time that a single U.K. area would...

Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Pass 10 Million

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Confirmed coronavirus infections have surpassed the 10 million mark worldwide. A tally compiled by Johns Hopkins University registered the grim milestone S...

The Steipler Returned The Check: ‘I’m Not Poor, Thank G-d’

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In times when Israeli leaders fight to gain tax breaks from the state despite nearly 25% unemployment in Israel due to coronavirus, it is illuminating to see ...

Watch: Tehran Beis Din Performs Chalitza Ceremony

TEHRAN (VINnews) — Israel's Kan 11 television station broadcast an unusual clip from Iran of a Chalitza ceremony being performed in the Tehran Beis Din by Rabbi Yehuda Grammy, the ...

Shaarei Tzedek Pulmonary Institute: 50% Of Former COVID-19 Patients Still Feeling Symptoms After Recovery

JERUSALEM (VINnews) —  A new study by Shaarei Tzedek hospital's Pulmonary Institute has revealed that 50% of coronavirus patients who have already recovered from the virus (i.e. it...

Satellite Image: Iran Blast Was Near Suspected Missile Site

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An explosion that rattled Iran’s capital came from an area in its eastern mountains that analysts believe hides an underground tunnel system and ...

Russian Cybercriminal Gets 9 Years For Online Fraud Website

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Russian computer hacker who facilitated $20 million in credit card fraud and ran a sophisticated clearinghouse for international cybercriminals was sentenc...

Iraqi Forces Arrest Men Suspected Of Attacks Targeting US

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security forces arrested over a dozen men suspected of a spate of rocket attacks against the U.S. presence in Iraq, the Iraqi military said Friday — the strong...

Us To Provide Cambodia With $56 Million In Development Aid

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The United States has agreed to provide Cambodia with more than $56 million in development assistance, the two countries announced. The aid provides ...

Spanish Courts Strike 2 Municipalities’ Support For Israel Boycotts

SPAIN (JTA) — Courts in Spain’s third-largest city voided the resolutions of two municipalities that had declared their adherence to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement ...

Supermarket Chain Apologizes: ‘We Love Everyone, We’re Sorry If Chareidim Were Hurt’

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The Victory supermarket chain, which was threatened with a boycott after an internal instruction was given not to sell a bargain sale on challah to children b...

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