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U.K. Government Kills 2-Year-Old Jewish Toddler Alta Fixsler [WATCH LEVAYA HERE]

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MANCHESTER (VINnews) — In a tragic and outrageous turn of events, the life of a 2-year-old Jewish girl was ripped away on Monday by the U.K. government. At this point, most read...

Man Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of South Florida Officer In Jewish Community of Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — An 18-year-old man is accused of fatally shooting a Florida police officer during an altercation, officials said Monday. Officers responded Sunday night t...

Sites Where Germans Killed Jews Are Dedicated In Poland

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WOJSLAWICE, Poland (AP) — The Polish witnesses of the German crime in Wojslawice lived for decades with the memories of their Jewish neighbors executed in 1942. They remembered a m...

The Wild, Wild, Kosher Hotel Heter

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By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com A “heter” means a leniency, or a dispensation to allow something that might otherwise be considered forbidden. It happened at a Pesach hote...

City Transformer, Israeli Compact Car Company, Teams Up With United Hatzalah In $22M Deal

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israeli automotive company City Transformer, creator of a compact electric car which can shrink in size to squeeze through traffic and into parking spaces, ha...

3 Shuvu Banim Members Arrested In Connection To 2 Unsolved Murder Cases In Jerusalem 30 Years Ago

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israeli police arrested three members of the Shuvu Banim sect on suspicion of involvement in two unsolved murders which took place in the 1980's. The three su...

WATCH: Interview With Nitsana Darshan-Leitner: How Shurat HaDin Law Center Targets And Bankrupts Funding For Terror Groups

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — There’s a saying in politics, “when something doesn’t make sense or look right, Follow the money….and you’ll usually find your answer. In movies, if you wa...

Rescuers: Last Jew Of Kabul Making His Way To Israel

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JERUSALEM (AP) — The man known as the last Jew of Kabul could soon be heading to Israel, after agreeing to grant his estranged wife a religious divorce in a Zoom call — a precondit...

Israeli Leaders Mourn UK Lawmaker Killed In Suspected Terror Attack

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - Israeli leaders from across the political spectrum sent their condolences to the family of British lawmaker Sir David Amess on Saturday, following his murder the ...

Watch: Two Robbers Force Boro Park Driver To Open Trunk, Make Off With Over $1M Of Jewelry

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Two robbers attacked a man sitting in his car in Boro Park and forced him to open the trunk which contained over a million dollars worth of jewelry in two bags...

Rav Aharon Kotler zt”l on Empathy – Posted for Rochel Imeinu’s Yartzeit

by Rav Aharon Kotler zt”l Translated by Rabbi Yair Hoffman It is Rochel Imeinu's yartzeit.  She was noted, among other things, for empathizing greatly with her sister Leah.  ...

Long Time Dean of Satmar Bais Rochel School Rabbi Hertz Frankel Dies at 90

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BROOKLYN (VINnews/Sandy Eller) - Rabbi Hertz Frankel, the principal of Brooklyn’s Satmar community in Williamsburg for more than 60 years, passed away today at the age of 90. Ra...

Vendor Sells Nazi Gear At Motorcycle Rally

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A vendor at a major motorcycle rally in Florida briefly sold hats emblazoned with Nazi symbols, saying she considered them a tribute to World War II vete...

5 Lessons From Rachel Imeinu’s Yartzeit

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com The Yalkut Shimoni informs us that tonight is Rochel Imeinu's yartzeit.  Rashi, on Bereishis 48:7, disagrees, of course, when he writes that R...

Texas Official To Teachers: State Law Requires Teaching ‘Opposing’ Views On The Holocaust

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TEXAS (JTA) - Teachers in a Texas school district were told last week that a new state law requiring them to present multiple perspectives about “widely debated and currently contr...

EU Says Anti-Semitism Has No Place In Bloc After Jansa Tweet

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union reiterated Friday that anti-Semitism “has no place" in the 27-nation bloc after Slovenian Prime minister Janez Jansa posted a message on social m...

Chabad Mitzvah Campaign Rouses Priest To His Jewish Roots After Over 80 Years

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — A mitzvah campaign by Chabad chasidim in Manhattan this week succeeded in arousing a priest to his Jewish roots after more than 80 years, according to a report...

‘Sabbath For $400’: Cholent Stumps ‘Jeopardy!’ Contestants In Question About Shabbat Restrictions

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NEW YORK (JTA) - Contestants on an episode of “Jeopardy!” that aired Wednesday night were stumped when presented with a photo of cholent, a stew traditionally cooked by observant J...

Personal Letters By Rabbi Known As ‘Chazon Ish’ Come To National Library Of Israel

JERUSALEM (JNS) - Fourteen letters penned in the 1940s by the legendary rabbi known as the “Hazon Ish” have been donated to the National Library of Israel in Jerusalem by the famil...

Klein’s Ice Cream and the Bracha Acharonah

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By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Every one loves Klein's Ice Cream.  It is fresh, tasty, and only uses milk that is both Cholov Yisroel and free of any concern that the milk m...