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VIDEO: Trump Attorney David Schoen Explains Legal And Financial Blowback Dealt To Ben & Jerry’s And Unilever

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — On Monday July 19, Ben & Jerry’s ice cream issued a Press Release stating they will not renew their contract with the Israeli distributor to sell, to what ...

Pro-Hamas Activists Launch Incendiary Balloons Into Israel

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Incendiary balloons launched from the Gaza Strip on Sunday caused at least three blazes in southern Israel, Israeli media reported, raising the prospect of renewed...

Israeli Airlines Launch First Direct Flights To Morocco

JERUSALEM (AP) — Two Israeli airlines launched their first commercial flights between Israel and Morocco on Sunday, less than a year after the countries officially normalized relat...

Algerian Judoka Refuses Potential Olympic Bout With Israeli

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TOKYO (AP) — An Algerian judo athlete will be sent home from the Tokyo Olympics after he withdrew from the competition to avoid potentially facing an Israeli opponent. Fethi Nou...

WATCH: For First Time, Olympics Opening Ceremony Honors Israeli Athletes Murdered In Munich

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TOKYO (JTA) — For the first time ever, the Olympic Games held a moment of silence during the opening ceremony for the 11 Israeli athletes murdered during the Munich Olympics in 197...

Will US Anti-BDS Laws Cause Financial Meltdown For Ben & Jerry’s And Unilever?

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JERUSAELM (JNS/ SEAN SAVAGE) - The recent announcement that Ben & Jerry’s plans to end its sale of ice-cream in “occupied Palestinian territory,” primarily Judea and Samaria as...

Dani Dayan, Former Israeli Diplomat Picked To Chair Israel’s Holocaust Museum

JERUSALEM (JTA) - Dani Dayan, Israel’s former consul general to New York and a past leader of Israel’s West Bank settlements, is the choice as the next chair of Yad Vashem, Israel’...

PM Urges Israelis To Get Vaccinated As Delta Variant Spreads

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister on Thursday called upon hundreds of thousands of citizens who have not yet been vaccinated against the coronavirus to get the shot. His app...

Politics Foil Replacing Hazardous Bridge To Jerusalem Site

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JERUSALEM (AP) — A rickety bridge allowing access to Jerusalem's most sensitive holy site is at risk of collapse, according to experts. But the flashpoint shrine's delicate positio...

Bezos Comes Under Criticism For Saying Amazon Employees And Customers ‘Paid’ For His Space Trip

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos came under intense criticism after landing from his first space trip, when he mentioned casually that he wished to thank the employees an...

Gaza City Blast Kills 1, Injures 10, Shakes Crowded Area

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — An explosion tore through a house in a popular market in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing one person and wounding 10, the Palestinian territory's in...

Unilever Chief Says Company ‘Fully Committed’ To Israel

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JERUSALEM (AP) — The chief executive of Unilever on Thursday said the global consumer goods giant remains “fully committed” to doing business in Israel, distancing himself from thi...

Israeli Police Withdraw Coronavirus Fines After Chareidi Group Petitions Against Selective Enforcement

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — During the first, second and third waves of the coronavirus pandemic Israeli police distributed numerous fines in the chareidi sector over lack of adherence t...

14-Year-Old Daughter Of Belz Family In Manchester Killed In Road Accident, 2 Others Seriously Injured

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — In a terrible road accident which occurred in Scotland, three members of a chareidi family from Manchester, England were badly injured. A 14-year-old girl pass...

Ayelet Shaked Visits Ben & Jerry’s Israel Factory In Show Of Support

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - Israeli Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked on Wednesday visited the Ben & Jerry’s factory in Israel in a show of support of its CEO, Avi Zinger, who is fighting ...

Op-Ed: No Mr. Lapid. The Western Wall Is Not The Holiest Site For Jews

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In an attempt to downplay the controversy caused by Israeli Prime Minister Bennett's initial support for Jewish worship on Temple Mount (which was later modif...

Google Worker Who Admitted Hating Jews Previously Forced To Leave Company

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — A senior executive at Google has been terminated after he published a manifesto in which he admitted that he had been an anti-Semite but claimed to have change...

Israel Vows To ‘Act Aggressively’ Against Ben & Jerry’s

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister vowed Tuesday to “act aggressively” against the decision by Ben & Jerry’s to stop selling its ice cream in Israeli-occupied territories...

WATCH: 100 IDF Paratroopers Parachuting Into Slovenia On The 100th Anniversary Of The Birth Of Hannah Senesh

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LJUBLJANA (VINnews) - Some 100 Israeli soldiers participated in a parachuting jump in Central Europe as part of a weeklong educational trip in honor of the 100th birthday of the Hu...

WATCH: NYC Mayor Says He Will Boycott Ben & Jerry’s Over Israel Ban

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BROOKLYN (VINnews) - Fallout from Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream announcement that they will no longer sell products in Judea and Samaria continued Tuesday, with kosher supermarkets i...