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PM Bennett Authorizes Booster COVID-19 Shot For Israelis Over 60

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Prime Minister Naftali Bennett announced Thursday that he was adopting the recommendations of a health ministry panel stating that old people and people at hi...

Delta Passengers Outraged At Airline’s Serving Ben & Jerry’s On Flight To Israel

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NEW YORK (JNS) - Bitter scoop: Passengers on a Delta flight from New York to Tel Aviv on Wednesday were displeased when they discovered that the in-flight service included a less-t...

Serological Test Reveals That Netanyahu, Israel’s 1st Person To Vaccinate for COVID-19, Has Few Antibodies Left

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — During the last few days former prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has been very vocal in calling for a third COVID-19 vaccine shot for everyone in Israel. Net...

Arab MK Gives Mussar to United Torah Judaism MK:  A Halachic Analysis

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By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com By all accounts it was a very strange exchange.  United Torah Judaism MK Rabbi Moshe Gafni was arguing against PM Naftoli Bennet’s assault on ...

Manhattan Ben & Jerry’s Store Calls Out Corporate Boycott Policy

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — At least one Ben & Jerry's store owner is not down with the company's decision to boycott Israel. Joel Gasman runs a Ben & Jerry's location on West ...

VIDEO: J Street’s And Linda Sarsour’s Disinformation Campaign Against Israel Exposed; With Dan Diker

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In the last 2 weeks, J Street and their allies released a biased poll suggesting that 25% of American Jews believe that Israel is an “apartheid state.” During...

Israeli Lawmakers Urge Ben & Jerry’s To Drop Settlement Ban

JERUSALEM (AP) — Three-quarters of the members of the Israeli parliament on Wednesday called on Ben & Jerry's to reverse its decision to stop selling ice cream in Israeli settl...

Ben & Jerry Speak Out: We Endorse The Ben & Jerry’s West Bank Pullout

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VERMONT (JTA) — The Jewish founders of Ben & Jerry’s defended the ice cream company’s boycott of Israel’s West Bank settlements in an op-ed in the The New York Times. Bennet...

A Birthday Gift: Israeli Woman Donates Kidney To Gaza Boy

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ESHHAR, Israel (AP) — Idit Harel Segal was turning 50, and she had chosen a gift: She was going to give one of her own kidneys to a stranger. The kindergarten teacher from north...

Ben & Jerry’s Board Chair Says ‘I Am Not Anti-Semitic’ As Unilever Disavows BDS Movement

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NEW YORK (JTA) - One week after Ben & Jerry’s announced that it would stop selling ice cream in the “Occupied Palestinian Territory,” the company’s board chair for the first ti...

WATCH: MK Itamar Ben-Gvir Forcibly Removed From Knesset After Calling Arab Lawmaker ‘Terrorist’

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JERUSALEM (Israel Hayom) — Itamar Ben-Gvir, head of Israel’s far-right Otzma Yehudit Party, was forcibly removed from the Knesset plenum on Monday after locking horns with Joint Ar...

Palestinians Fire Official Who Criticized Activist’s Death

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Mahmoud Abbas has fired the director of the Palestinian national library after he criticized the government over the death of an activist in the custody ...

Iran Claims Arrest Of Spy Group Linked To Israel’s Mossad

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state TV reported on Tuesday that authorities arrested members of a group linked to Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency amid ongoing protests over water ...

At Least 50 CUNY Professors Quit Union Over Resolution Calling Israel A ‘Settler-Colonial State’

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NEW YORK (JTA) — At least 50 professors at the City University of New York have quit their union following passage of a resolution condemning Israel. The New York Post on Sunday...

Kof-K Kashrus Organization Releases Statement On Ben & Jerry’s Controversy

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TEANECK (VINnews) — In the wake of the controversial decision by Ben & Jerry's to boycott and not sell their products to parts of Israel, many people have been calling on the K...

Retaliating Against Boycott Decision, NYC Grocery Chain To Reduce Ben & Jerry’s Sales

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NEW YORK (JTA) — A New York City-based grocery store chain will reduce the amount of shelf space it dedicates to Ben & Jerry’s products following the ice cream company’s boycot...

IAC Flies Banner Over Ben & Jerry’s Factory In Vermont: ‘Serve Ice Cream, Not Hate’

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VERMONT (JNS) - The Israeli-American Council (IAC) flew a banner over Ben & Jerry’s factory and global headquarters in South Burlington, Vt., reading “Serve Ice Cream, Not ...

Amir Hayek Named Israel’s First Ambassador To United Arab Emirates

JERUSALEM (JNS) - Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid announced on Sunday the appointment of Amir Hayek as Israel’s first ambassador to the United Arab Emirates. Hayak has previ...

Palestinian Man Who Saved Jewish Family Granted Permanent Israeli Residency

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - sraeli Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked has granted permanent residency to A., a Palestinian man who saved the lives of three members of the Mark family following ...

Why Is Cuomo Silent on Ben & Jerry’s Israel Ban

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NEW YORK (VINnews) - Former NY Assemblyman Dov Hikind is challenging NY Gov Andrew Cuomo over his silence for not speaking out over the Ben and Jerry's Israel ban, after Cuomo said...