Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Israel

18 Eclectic Q&As With HaGaon HaRav Avrohom Yishayahu Kanievsky Shlita

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By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com HaGaon HaRav Avrohom Yishayahu Kanievsky shlita is Maran Rav Chaim zatzal's son and was meshamesh him for many years.  What follows is a questio...

Israel’s Knesset Set To Disperse Monday, Yair Lapid To Become Caretaker Prime Minister

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Unless a major upheaval occurs, Israel's Knesset is set to disperse as early as Monday, paving the way for a fifth election within the past three years and fo...

Op-Ed: Agudah’s New Appointment Can Only Harm Already Poor Electoral Prospects

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — If there is one paradox which remains constant in chareidi politics, it is the lack of correlation between the growth of the chareidi communities and their re...

Donors Pledge $160 Million, Palestinian Refugees Need More

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Donors pledged about $160 million for the U.N. agency helping Palestinian refugees, but it still needs over $100 million to support education for more than ha...

BDE: Jerusalem Baby Dies After Choking On Marble

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a tragic incident which occurred during the course of Shabbat, a Jerusalem baby died after being evacuated to hospital Friday. The 20-month-old baby from M...

Feminist Israeli Politician Slams ‘Dark,Misogynist’ US Govt. For Appointing Anti-Abortion Judges

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israel's Labor Party leader, Transportation Minister Merav Michaeli, spoke out sharply on Friday against the US Supreme Court's abolishing of Roe vs Wade. Mic...

PODCAST: Two big wins for Conservatives in Supreme Court – Religion (aka Yeshivas) and Guns

In his latest exciting episode of the "Yaakov M Show", Yaakov breaks down two landmark decisions this week by the Supreme Court. He explains why Eric Adams and Kathy Hochul are bei...

Israeli Planes Help Fight Wildfire In Cyprus Breakaway North

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Israel on Thursday dispatched two water-dropping aircraft to help battle a large wildfire that has scorched at least 10,000 acres (4,000 hectares) of forest ...

HISTORIC: Inaugural Emirates Airline flight to Tel Aviv takes off from Dubai

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - The first Emirates Airline flight took off from Dubai to Tel Aviv on Thursday, marking the airliner’s first direct passenger journey to the Jewish state. Accor...

Lapid Thanks Turkey For Foiling Iran Attacks On Israelis

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid on Thursday thanked Turkish authorities for their cooperation in allegedly foiling attacks against Israeli citizens in Tur...

Letter To The Editor: Frum Jews Must Delete Immodest Tiktok from Their Devices

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Dear VINnews, "The problem, really, is that while humanity continues to experience huge leaps in technology, we experience no equivalent leaps in our ethical capacity. In the ne...

MK Orbach Delays Knesset Dissolution As Netanyahu Scrambles To Form Govt.

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Yamina rebel Nir Orbach holds in his hands the key to when the Knesset dissolution will occur. Orbach heads the prestigious House Committee in the Knesset, th...

VICTORY: Appeals Court Upholds Arkansas Law That Restricts Israel Boycotts

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ARKANSAS (JTA) - A federal appeals court upheld an Arkansas state law requiring all public contractors to promise they won’t boycott Israel on Wednesday, overturning an earlier rul...

THE SEARCH CONTINUES: Hundreds Travel to Meron Looking for Moishe Kleinerman (PICTURES)

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MERON (VINnews) — Hundreds of Israeli officials and volunteers traveled to the Meron area Wednesday to search for Moshe Kleinerman, the 16 year old Modi’in Illit boy who vanished n...

Explainer: Why Is Israel Always Holding Elections?

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JERUSALEM (AP) — After barely 12 months in office, the leaders of Israel's broad-based but severely weakened coalition government threw in the towel this week, saying they would di...

WATCH: R’ Shmuel Sackett Says Response Overwhelming, Reward Hits 150K Shekel

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ISRAEL (VINnews) Last week, R' Shmuel Sackett, head of the "Am Yisrael Chai" foundation, offered a $50 thousand shekel reward for information that leads to the discovery of Moi...

WATCH: Israeli Police Violently Restrain Charedi Protester Attempting to Damage Store

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ISRAEL (VINnews) Charedi journalist Ariel Elharar posted a video showing Israeli police officers, violently restraining a young Charedi protester. The young man appears to be insid...

Holocaust Survivors Donate MDA Ambulance, Their Grandson Delivers Samaria Couple’s 7th Child

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Holocaust survivors Shimon Lipcsyz and Augusta Lipcsyz-Brand immigrated to Israel 8 months ago and wished to donate a large sum of charity for an important st...

Deserter Yeshiva Student Released From Israeli Military Jail For Ten-Day Wedding Furlough

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A military court granted a ten-day furlough to a yeshiva student who has been under arrest for over two weeks for army desertion. The furlough was granted at ...