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Brother Of Texas Temple Terrorist: ‘Religious Nuts Got Hold Of Him, He Didn’t Hate Jews’

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — The brother of the British terrorist who barricaded himself in a Texas temple on January 15 and took four people hostage said that his brother had been radical...

Judge Miriam Naor, Head Of Meron Government Commission Of Inquiry, Passes Away At 74

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Former Chief Justice Miriam Naor, who headed the government commission of inquiry into the Meron tragedy last year, passed away Monday morning at the age of 7...

Two Men Drag Corpse Into Post Office To Claim His Pension

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Irish police opened an investigation into a bizarre incident in which two men carried a dead body into an Irish post office in an apparent attempt to claim his...

Agudath Israel’s Moetzes Publishes Sharp Criticism Of Israeli Government’s Anti-Religious Decrees

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Agudath Israel of America published a letter Monday from the Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah of America strongly criticizing the current Israeli government's anti-reli...

Hundreds Of Toldos Avraham Yitzchak Chasidim Protest At Geula Cellular Phone Store, 6 Arrested

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Hundreds of Chasidim of the Toldos Avraham Yitzchak sect demonstrated outside a cellular phone store in central Geula Sunday evening. The chasidim were disper...

Second Earthquake In Hours Strikes Northern Israel, No Injuries Or Damage Reported

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A minor earthquake shook the northern region of Israel Sunday afternoon, the second in a number of hours. The quake measured 3.5 on the Richter scale accordin...

Study: 16,000 Israeli Lives Saved By Vaccinations

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Some 16,000 Israelis lives were saved by the vaccines against coronavirus, according to an estimate by Professor Itamar Grotto, former director of public heal...

Flight to Israel Turns Back after Disruptive Israelis Give Themselves “Free Upgrade”

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NEWARK (VINnews) — A flight from New York to Israel was forced to turn around and head home Thursday, after two Israeli passengers caused a ruckus and disrupted the flight. The ...

Unilever’s Israel Boycott Said To Cost Company $26 Billion

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - Unilever’s stock has plunged 20.7% in the six months since it informed Avi Singer, the owner of Ben & Jerry’s Israel, that his contract was over unless he sto...

Israel Inks $3.4 Billion Submarine Deal With Germany’s Thyssenkrup

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - Israel on Thursday signed a €3 billion ($3.4 billion) agreement with Germany’s Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems for the development and production of three submarines ...

BREAKING: Meron Victims’ Families to Receive Half Million Shekel in Compensation

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The Jerusalem Post is reporting that the Meron victims’ families will finally be awarded financial compensation from the government. According to initial r...

Israel Police Chief Orders Probe Into NSO Spyware Claims

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's police chief said Thursday that he had ordered an extensive investigation into a newspaper's claims that the force had used controversial Israeli spyware ...

Palestinian Minister: Biden Moving Too Slow On Pushing Peace

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki criticized U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday for moving too slowly to reverse all of the Trump administration’s adv...

Israeli News Anchor Raises 3.5M NIS For Netanyahu’s Legal Campaign, Urges Him To Fight On

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Under the slogan "Netanyahu, you will never walk alone!," Israeli right-wing news anchor Yinon Magal succeeded in raising 3,529,000 NIS within a week to fund ...

MK Galit Distal-Atbarian: ‘Chareidim Are The Elite Forces Of Jewish Identity In This State’

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a blistering attack on the current Israeli government's attempt to pass a draft bill which would include Chareidim, MK Galit Distal-Atbarian (Likud) addres...

Developer of Israeli Vaccine Blasts Pfizer’s “Mediocre” Vaccine, Says They “Rake in Billions”

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ISRAEL (VINnews) — A leading medical expert in Israel has lashed out in response to the CEO of Pfizer, Albert Boula, being granted the coveted Genesis award. As reported in the ...

Israel Police Evict Jerusalem Residents From Disputed Houses

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Wednesday evicted Palestinian residents from a disputed property in a flashpoint Jerusalem neighborhood and demolished the building, days after a...

Israel Minister Denies Police Used NSO Spyware On Protesters

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JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli Cabinet minister on Wednesday dismissed claims that police used controversial spyware to surveil protesters, a day after a newspaper investigation promp...

‘And Then They Hit The Eidim’: Documenting An Unusual Wedding Custom

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Journalist Yisrael Shapira attended a recent Jerusalem wedding and rubbed his eyes in disbelief as he saw people hitting the Eidim, the witnesses to the betro...

Amazing Lesson from Brisker Bochur Who Went to a Non-Jew’s Hotel Room to Discuss Football

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BNEI BRAK (VINnews) — At a schmooze last week at a Mesivta in Bnei Brak, Rabbi Yehuda Aryeh Dunner told a fascinating story about an American bochur attending Rav Dovid’s Brisk. ...