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Update: Anti-Tank Missile Fired At Northern Negev Village, 1 Killed, 2 Injured, IDF Strikes Hamas Central Command

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In the latest developments in Israel's Guarding Of the Walls (Shomer Hachomot) operation, Hamas fired anti-tank missiles Wednesday morning towards kibbutz Net...

Aids Virus Used In Gene Therapy To Fix ‘Bubble Baby’ Disease

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A gene therapy that makes use of an unlikely helper, the AIDS virus, gave a working immune system to 48 babies and toddlers who were born without one, doctors repo...

Poll: Most In US Who Remain Unvaccinated Need Convincing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans are reluctant to get a COVID-19 vaccine than just a few months ago, but questions about side effects and how the shots were tested still hold some...

UPDATE :Direct Hits On Buildings In Ashdod, Ashkelon, Hundreds Of Rockets Fired Tuesday, 2 Killed, 84 Hospitalized

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Rocket salvos continued to slam into Israel Tuesday morning after a night of attacks on the Western Negev, Ashdod and Ashkelon. In one of the attacks early Tu...

Arabs Riot In Lod And Ramle Burning Cars, Shuls And Public Buildings, 1 Terrorist Killed

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Arab hooligans rioted late Monday night in the city of Lod, burning cars, shuls, police vans and public buildings. The rioters also waved Palestinian flags, u...

Americans Set Another Pandemic-Era Record For Air Travel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans set a record for pandemic-era air travel, then broke it again over the Mother's Day holiday weekend. The Transportation Security Administration said ...

Pfizer COVID-19 Shot Expanded To US Children As Young As 12

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators on Monday expanded the use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to children as young as 12, offering a way to protect the nation's adolescents before they...

A Survivalist Summer Camp For Orthodox Jews Is Planned For New York — And Vaccinated Folks Aren’t Invited

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NEW YORK (JTA) — With summer coming and COVID-19 vaccines being deemed safe for children as young as 12, some camps are talking about the possibility of a mask-free summer for vacc...

2 Palestinian Terrorists Killed, 1 Wounded After They Opened Fire On Soldiers Near Jenin

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli troops shot and killed two Palestinian terrorists and wounded a third after the men opened fire on a base in Samaria on Friday, the latest in a series of v...

More Support Easing Vaccine Patent Rules, But Hurdles Remain

GENEVA (AP) — Several world leaders on Thursday praised the U.S. move to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines for poor nations by suspending patent protections on the shots. But it w...

NY Jewish Federation Sending $200K In COVID Relief To India

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NEW YORK (JTA) — UJA-Federation of New York announced $200,000 in grants to four organizations working on COVID relief efforts in India. The grants are focused on providing equi...

2nd Israeli Astronaut To Perform 44 Experiments In Outer Space – After Paying 55 Million Dollars For His Ticket

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Eytan Stibbe will be only the second Israeli to go to outer space. The former Israeli fighter pilot, who shot down four Syrian planes during the first Lebanon...

Rabbi Zilberstein Ruled: Don’t Sit Shiva, It Could Endanger The Grandmother

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Rabbi Yitzchok Zilberstein, the rabbi of Ramat Elchonon, gave an interesting ruling in his weekly shiur regarding a family who had lost their son in the Meron...

Watch: 150 Hatzalah Volunteers Who Treated Meron Victims Gather At Scene Of Tragedy To Sing Ani Maamin

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — At a somber Meron scene on the steps where 45 holy neshamos lost their lives in the horrific tragedy on Lag Ba'Omer, 150 Hatzalah volunteers who were desperat...

Parks Authority Favors Separate Swimming Hours At Israels’ National Parks

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The lawyer representing the Israeli Parks Authority told the Justice Ministry that he sees no issue with providing separate swimming hours in national parks, ...

Rare Bronze Oil Lamp Discovered In City Of David

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A rare bronze oil lamp, the first of its kind to be found in Israel, has been discovered recently buried within the foundations of a building dating to the Ro...

Biden Aims For Vaccinating 70% Of Adult Americans By July 4

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is setting a new vaccination goal to deliver at least one dose to 70% of adult Americans by July 4, the White House said Tuesday, as the admin...

The Admor’s Son Who Miraculously Survived Recalls: ‘He Said Shma Yisrael With Me And Passed Away’

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A moving and tear-filled meeting took place between the son of the Shotzer Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Moskowitz, and Rabbi Meir Nachman Elhadad, the father ...

Numerous Prescient Quotes From Knesset Discussions Foretold Meron Catastrophe

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — During the last few days it has become clear that many different sources in government and official positions had warned in the past that the Lag Ba'Omer cele...

Dutch Couple Enter World’s 1st 3D Home- Built In Just Five Days

NEW YORK (VINnews) — A Dutch couple are now the proud tenants of the first-ever 3D-printed concrete house in Holland. The single- storey house, which boasts more than 1000 feet of ...