Friday, August 19, 2022

Israel

American Airlines Deal With Boom Supersonic Poised To Cut US-Israel Travel Time In Half

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NEW YORK (JNS) - American Airlines and Boom Supersonic announced Tuesday that the airline has agreed to buy up to 20 Overture aircraft, with an option for an additional 40. The ...

Boro Park Candidate Yuh-Line Niou Pledges to Oppose Pro-Israel, anti-BDS Resolution

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Yuh-Line Niou, candidate for Congress in the heavily orthodox NY-10 district, reaffirmed her support for BDS Wednesday. The state assemblywoman said that sh...

Mossad Appoints First-Ever Woman As Director Of Intelligence Authority

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - For the first time in history, women are occupying some of the most senior roles in Israel’s Mossad, the intelligence agency announced on Thursday. “A,” who ha...

BDE: 18-Year-Old Yeshiva Student Drowns in Kinneret

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a tragic accident which occurred at the Kinneret Wednesday evening, an 18-year-old boy drowned at the separate beach near the tomb of Rabbi Meir Baal Hanes...

Israel Closes Palestinian Rights Groups It Labeled Terrorist

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israel raided the offices of several Palestinian advocacy groups it had previously designated as terrorist organizations, sealing entrance doors and leav...

In Call With Israeli PM, Scholz Condemns Holocaust Denial

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BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Olaf Scholz told Israel's prime minister Thursday that he condemns any attempts to deny or downplay the Holocaust, offering reassurance after Palest...

Terrorists Open Fire As Hundreds Visit Yosef’s Tomb, No Injuries Reported

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Terrorists opened fire early Thursday morning at hundreds of people who had come to worship at the tomb of Yosef in Shechem. IDF soldiers returned fire. There...

Yair Golan: ‘Why Should IDF Soldiers Secure Chareidim Who Didn’t Serve In IDF, Endanger Their Lives?’

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a desperate attempt to gain votes in the battle for the leadership of the Meretz party, MK Yair Golan has once again lambasted the chareidi community, aski...

Palestinian Authority To Seek Full UN Membership

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UNITED NATIONS (JNS) - The Palestinian Authority is again seeking full membership in the United Nations, although the effort is liable to fail just as Ramallah’s previous attempt d...

Israel, Turkey To Exchange Ambassadors In Diplomatic Reset

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and Turkey will restore full diplomatic relations and dispatch ambassadors for the first time in years, the latest step in months of reconciliation between ...

Ben-Gvir: I’ll Promote Deportation Law For Anyone Acting Against State Or IDF

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) —   Otzma Yehudit MK Itamar Ben-Gvir, who recently broke off negotiations with the Religious Zionist party and decided to run independently for the Knesset, cal...

Chareidi Outpost ‘Derech Emuna’ Evacuated By Border Police

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Tens of Border Police arrived at 5 AM at the chareidi outpost of Derech Emuna, established four days ago by 15 chareidi families near the village of Meitzad. ...

Worldwide Condemnation Of Abbas’s “Disgusting’ Accusation That Israel Committed ’50 Holocausts’

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Prime Minister Yair Lapid, himself the son of a Holocaust survivor, and others in Israel, Germany and the US expressed shock and outrage Tuesday night, after ...

Charedim Establish New West Bank Settlement in Gush Etzion

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WEST BANK (VINnews) — A group of Charedi families has established a settlement outpost in the West Bank, near Gush Etzion. At least 11 families currently reside in the outpost, ...

Israel To Close Medical Schools For Foreign Students, Ending Pathway Used By Many Americans

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JERUSALEM (JTA) - Aaron Geller was mostly happy to have gotten into medical school anywhere. But after four years studying in a program for American students at the Technion in Hai...

Former Israeli PM Netanyahu Has Memoir Coming In November

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has a memoir coming out this fall. “Bibi: My Story” will be published Nov. 22, three weeks after parliamentary elec...

Israeli Transport Minister Sends Covert Supervisors To Chareidi Buses To Check For ‘Feminine Exclusion’

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Transport Minister Merav Michaeli caused an uproar after her controversial decision to send covert supervisors to buses in chareidi cities in order to determi...

Palestinian President Abbas Skirts Apology For Munich Attack

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BERLIN (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas expressed no regret Tuesday for the deadly attack by Palestinian militants against Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics half a ...

Tzitzit Saved The Life Of Shamgar Street Bus Crash Victim

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Shalom Klein, a United Hatzalah EMT, was standing at the bus stop on Shamgar Street on Thursday night with his wife and seven-month-old son when an Egged inte...

Devorah Marie Nearly Died From Thrombus- And Then Her Family Converted To Judaism

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Deborah Marie, a French girl of Jewish descent, suffered from serious pains in 2005, when she was just 17. Doctors diagnosed a life-threatening thrombus. Debo...