Saturday, May 28, 2022

Israel

Israeli Judge Rocks Political Establishment, Rules That Jews Can Say Shema, Prayers On Temple Mount

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a landmark ruling which immediately sent shock waves through Israel's political establishment, a Jerusalem Magistrates Court judge ruled that Jews are enti...

Israeli Arab Lawmaker Rejoins Coalition Days After Quitting

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JERUSALEM (AP) — An Arab Israeli lawmaker who quit the ruling coalition said Sunday that she was returning to Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's 60-member alliance, ending a crisis t...

Israel Reports First Case Of Monkeypox, Suspects Others

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TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli authorities say they have detected the country's first case of monkeypox in a man who returned from abroad and were looking into other suspected cas...

Israeli Court Sentences Palestinian Jailbreakers To 5 Years

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TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An Israeli court on Sunday sentenced six Palestinian inmates to five years in prison for tunneling out of their cell last year and escaping from a high-secu...

Widow Of Bnei Brak Terror Victim Rabbi Avishai Yechezkel Gives Birth To Baby Boy

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The widow of Rabbi Avishai Yechezkel, one of the victims of the shocking terror attack in Bnei Brak less than two months ago, gave birth Friday to a baby boy....

Arab MK Who Bolted Coalition Says She Won’t Help Topple Govt. Since ‘Alternative Is Much Worse’

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Meretz MK Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi, who bolted the coalition last week claiming that the government was taking nationalist, anti-Arab positions,  said Friday that...

Son of Renowned American Rabbi Suffers Serious Head Injuries During Gur Attacks (PICTURES)

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Rav Shmuel Yosef Schorr, son of Hagaon Rav Avraham Schorr, renowned Flatbush Rabbi and son of Rav Gedalia Schorr, suffered serious injuries after he was attac...

WAR IN GUR: Gerrer Chassidim Attack Followers Of Reb Shaul Alter, Worst Clashes Jerusalem Sees In Decades [VIDEO ROUNDUP]

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JERUSALEM ( VINnews) — In one of the worst demonstrations of the tensions and split within the Gur chasidic sect, violent clashes occurred on Friday night between the two rival fac...

Popular Charedi Website in Israel: ‘The Government Forgot One Crucial Ingredient in Meron’

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ISRAEL (VINnews) — The popular and influential Charedi news outlet, B’Chadrei Charedim, published an editorial Friday, discussing the Meron debacle which took place on Lag B’Omer. ...

Israeli Defense Ministry Exhibits Special Operations Capabilities In Florida

The Israeli Defense Ministry on Wednesday inaugurated a national pavilion at the 2022 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference in Tampa, Fla. The Israeli pavilion is led by...

UPDATE: After Extremists Tear Down Meron Safety Barriers, Police Shut Down Mountain

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MERON (VINnews) — On Thursday afternoon, hundreds of Charedi extremist rioters broke into the Tomb of the RASHBI on Mount Meron, forcing police to shut down the entire celebration....

Shaky Israeli Coalition Is Jolted As Another Lawmaker Quits

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TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Another member of Israel's parliament said Thursday she was quitting the ruling coalition, leaving embattled Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in control of a ...

Israeli Military ID’s Gun That May Have Killed Journalist

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JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military has identified a soldier's rifle that may have killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, but said it cannot be certain unless the Palest...

Reform Women Sue B’Chadrei Chareidim For Blurring Their Faces, Causing Them ‘Harm And Humiliation’

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A group of Reform women are suing the B'Chadrei Charedi news website for blurring their faces in pictures. The Israel Religious Action Center said Wednesda...

Watch: Worshipers Break Through Police Barriers At Meron, Others Celebrate In Parking Lots

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The Lag Ba'Omer festivities at Meron had a somber feeling in the wake of last year's tragic stampede. The festivities were opened with the traditional lightin...

One Year Later, New Jersey Family Talks About Teen’s Death In Meron

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NEW JERSEY (JNS) - In Jewish tradition, Lag B’Omer is supposed to mark the end of a 33-day mourning period. For one New Jersey family, it will forever be a day to reflect on loss. ...

Livestream of Lag Ba’omer in Meron

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Israel Approves Ultranationalist Jewish March In Jerusalem

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JERUSALEM (AP ) - Israeli authorities on Wednesday said they have given the go-ahead for flag-waving Jewish nationalists to march through the heart of the main Palestinian thorough...

Watch: Police Evict All People From Meron Site, Entry From Thursday With Pre-Purchased Tickets

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — On the night before the Hilula of Lag Ba'Omer, hundreds of police evicted all the people who had attempted to barricade themselves into the tomb of Rashbi pri...

On Eve Of US Trip, Israeli Defense Minister Warns That Iran Is ‘Weeks Away’ From Nuclear Capability

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — On the eve of his trip to Washington to discuss regional developments regarding Iran's uranium enrichment and Russia's influence in Syria, Defense Minister Ga...