Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Israel

Erdogan Tells Jewish Leaders He Plans To Visit Israel

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NEW YORK (JTA) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a group of Jewish leaders that he planned to visit Israel, the clearest sign so far that he is intent on resetting a lo...

Israel Warns Again Travelers That Iran Continues To Target Israelis Overseas

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - The National Security Council (NSC) Counter-Terrorism Bureau of the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office announced on Monday its assessment and travel warnings ahead o...

10,000 Israeli Pilgrims Expected In Uman For Rosh Hashanah

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UMAN (JNS) - More than 2,000 Israelis have already arrived at the Ukrainian city of Uman for New Year’s prayers at the tomb of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov, and thousands more are expe...

Booking.com Plans Warning For Listings In West Bank

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JERUSALEM (AP) — The online travel agency Booking.com said Monday it plans to add warnings to listings in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, becoming the latest foreign company to wad...

Israel Appoints Ambassador To Turkey In Sign Of Warming Ties

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Monday announced the appointment of a new ambassador to Turkey — the latest sign of warming relations between the two countries following more than a dec...

Israeli PM Vows To Begin Production In Contested Gas Field

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister on Monday vowed to begin production at a contested Mediterranean natural gas field “as soon as it is possible,” threatening to raise tensio...

Cyprus, Israel Pledge Quick Deal In Gas Field Dispute

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Israel and Cyprus said Monday that they have made “significant” headway in resolving a long-running dispute over an offshore natural gas deposit and say they...

United Hatzalah Teams Preparing In Uman For Arrival Of Rosh Hashanah Pilgrims

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Uman, Ukraine - United Hatzalah volunteers have been increasing activity in Uman ahead of the Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year's) holiday. The town is a popular pilgrimage site durin...

Israel Raises Terror Alert After Increase In Judea And Samaria Attacks, Fears Of Escalation

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israeli police have raised the level of alert for the period of the festivals due to numerous warnings of terror attacks and the increase in violence in Judea...

Female Singer Sues Jerusalem Municipality For Refusing To Sponsor Concert Reserved For Women

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A young Jerusalem singer is suing the Jerusalem Municipality in the magistrates court after it refused to support a performance she was giving since it is res...

Nasrallah: Our Eyes And Missiles Are Directed Towards Israel’s Karish Gas Rig

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LEBANON (JNS) - Hezbollah’s “eyes and missiles are directed towards” Israel’s Karish offshore gas platform, the terror organization’s chief Hassan Nasrallah said on Saturday, as me...

Yair Lapid : ‘If Soldiers Fired On From Kindergarten, Should They Respond? There’s No Answer’

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a peculiar speech in which he attempted to define ethical parameters for the IDF, Prime Minister Yair Lapid presented a dilemma to his audience. Lapid desc...

3,000-Year-Old Egyptian Burial Cave Discovered Intact At Palmachim Nature Reserve

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a remarkable discovery which occurred accidentally last week at the Palmachim nature reserve, a popular coastal recreation site near Rishon Letzion, a buri...

SHOCKING: Two Migrant Youths Drag And Kick Elderly South Tel Aviv Resident, Steal His Bag

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In surreal footage from a surveillance camera in South Tel Aviv, two criminal migrants can be seen violently dragging an elderly man along the ground as they ...

State Media: Israel Strike On Syria Airport Kills 5 Soldiers

BEIRUT (AP) — An Israeli strike on the Damascus International Airport and nearby military posts south of the Syrian capital killed five soldiers, state media reported Saturday. ...

Germany’s Public Broadcaster Mandates That All Employees Support Israel’s Right To Exist

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BERLIN (JTA) - Germany’s public broadcaster, Deutsche Welle, has revised its code of conduct to require support for Israel’s right to exist, and employees who fail to do so may now...

Arab Bloc Splits Ahead Of Israeli Elections In November

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JERUSALEM (AP) — A bloc of Arab parties has split ahead of Israel's fifth elections in less than four years, a move that could dilute the minority's political influence and aid for...

Arab Party’s Split Could Pave The Way For Netanyahu To Form Government

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a dramatic last-minute development which occurred in the last hour before the deadline for submitting Knesset lists for the forthcoming Israeli elections, ...

Gedolim Release Letter Opposing Musical Selichos Events

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ISRAEL (VINnews) — Several Gedolim in Israel, led by Hagaon Harav Gershon Edelstein shlit”a, released a statement effectively banning musical Selichos events which have become prev...

Orthodox Rabbonim Rule That Biological Girls May Not Attend Boys’ Class

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ISRAEL (VINnews) — A group of leading Zionist rabbis have paskened that a biological female student may only attend a girls’ class, regardless of how she “identifies”. The Rabbi...