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Watch: Iranian Activist Tries To Burn Israeli Flag But Ends Up Igniting Himself

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — As is customary in many anti-Israel Arab countries, government-sponsored protesters burn the Israeli flag as a sign of their hatred for Israel. An Iranian att...

Germany Commemorates Icon Of Resistance To Nazism

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BERLIN (AP) — Germany on Sunday commemorated the 100th birthday of Sophie Scholl, a young woman who became an icon for her role in the anti-fascist ‘White Rose’ resistance group. ...

Putin Tells Red Square Parade That Nazi Ideas Persist

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin marked the anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe with a speech warning that Nazi beliefs remain strong. Speaking to the...

Israeli Police Allow Jerusalem Day Flag Parade To Pass Through Damascus Gate Despite Ramadan Tensions

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israeli Police said Saturday evening that they would authorize the flag parade, which takes place annually on Jerusalem Day, even though it will pass through ...

Analysis: Putting The Facts Straight On Nachalat Shimon

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — With Israel under international attack over its response to the riots in Sheikh Jarrah and Temple Mount, and with bloodcurdling threats coming both from riote...

Palestinians Hurl Chairs, Stones At Israeli Police During Al-Aqsa Prayers; 53 hurt

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ERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian worshippers clashed with Israeli police late Friday at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, a major holy site sacred to Muslims and Jews, in an escalation of we...

Pleading Guilty To Inciting A Riot In Brooklyn, Heshy Tischler Sentenced To 10 Days Of Community Service

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BROOKLYN (JTA) - Seven months after Heshy Tischler was charged with inciting a riot in Brooklyn’s Borough Park, the Orthodox activist and provocateur has been sentenced to 10 days ...

A Survivalist Summer Camp For Orthodox Jews Is Planned For New York — And Vaccinated Folks Aren’t Invited

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NEW YORK (JTA) — With summer coming and COVID-19 vaccines being deemed safe for children as young as 12, some camps are talking about the possibility of a mask-free summer for vacc...

San Francisco’s Only Kosher Bakery Praised For Hiring Former Prisoners

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SAN FRANCISCO (JNS) - The sole kosher bakery in San Francisco has made headlines for hiring formerly incarcerated employees. The nickname for Isaac Yosef’s Frena Bakery is the “...

Hatzalah-thon Campaign Reaches Historic Milestone Of $18M

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Moments ago, the Hatzalah-Thon fundraiser has reached the astounding and historic goal of eighteen million dollars. The "Hatzalah Week" campaign, organized by United for Protect...

Tripadvisor Removes Insensitive Review Of Auschwitz Museum

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NEEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — Travel website TripAdvisor has removed an insensitive review of the Auschwitz Museum after initially saying it complied with its submission guidelines. The...

2 Palestinian Terrorists Killed, 1 Wounded After They Opened Fire On Soldiers Near Jenin

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli troops shot and killed two Palestinian terrorists and wounded a third after the men opened fire on a base in Samaria on Friday, the latest in a series of v...

Holocaust Survivor Who Led Yad Vashem Memorial Dies At 94

JERUSALEM (AP) — Yitzhak Arad, a Holocaust survivor and scholar who was the director of Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial for more than two decades, has died at the age of 94,...

WATCH: Guardians Angels Founder Curtis Sliwa Vows To Fight Crime As NYC Mayor

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — On Thursday, Alan and Baila from the VINnews podcast 'The Definitive Rap' sat down with Curtis Sliwa, Founder of The Guardian Angels and GOP Mayoral Candidate ...

DRAMATIC VIDEOS: Israelis Hold Their Ground In Violent Clashes Over New Eviction Ruling

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Violence is escalating in the Nachlat Shimon neighborhood of East Jerusalem Thursday night. Arabs began setting fire to vehicles of Jewish residents in the ne...

NY Jewish Federation Sending $200K In COVID Relief To India

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NEW YORK (JTA) — UJA-Federation of New York announced $200,000 in grants to four organizations working on COVID relief efforts in India. The grants are focused on providing equi...

Jonathan Pollard Lands New Job With Israeli Security-Advocacy Group

JERUSALEM (JNS) - The Habithonistim-Protectors of Israel organization, a movement of Israeli security-forces personnel advocating for the country’s future security needs, announced...

2nd Israeli Astronaut To Perform 44 Experiments In Outer Space – After Paying 55 Million Dollars For His Ticket

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Eytan Stibbe will be only the second Israeli to go to outer space. The former Israeli fighter pilot, who shot down four Syrian planes during the first Lebanon...

US Takes ‘Principled Decision‘ In Skipping Anti-Semitic Durban Conference

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WASHINGATON (JNS) - Jewish leaders on Wednesday praised the Biden administration for announcing that the United States will not participate in upcoming events commemorating the 20t...

Agudah Wins Temporary Injunction in Jackson Discrimination Case

Special to VinNews JACKSON TOWNSHIP - In a lawsuit filed by Agudath Israel against New Jersey's Jackson Township, US District Court Judge Michael A. Shipp has issued a ruling th...