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Nigeria Frees 3 Jewish Filmmakers Who Had Been Held For Weeks In ‘Horrendous Conditions’

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ISRAEL (JNS) - Three Jewish filmmakers who were detained by Nigerian security forces nearly three weeks ago have been released and returned to Israel. Rudy Rochman, Andrew Leibm...

PM Bennett Authorizes Booster COVID-19 Shot For Israelis Over 60

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Prime Minister Naftali Bennett announced Thursday that he was adopting the recommendations of a health ministry panel stating that old people and people at hi...

Arrest Made In Viscious Assault And Robbery Of Frum Flatbush Man

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BROOKLYN (VINnews) — One suspect has been arrested, and another suspect is still being sought, in the brutal beating and robbery of a Jewish man from Flatbush. Levi Zupnik was w...

Delta Passengers Outraged At Airline’s Serving Ben & Jerry’s On Flight To Israel

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NEW YORK (JNS) - Bitter scoop: Passengers on a Delta flight from New York to Tel Aviv on Wednesday were displeased when they discovered that the in-flight service included a less-t...

UK To Build National Holocaust Memorial Beside Parliament

LONDON (AP) — The British government on Thursday approved plans to build a national Holocaust memorial beside Parliament, rejecting claims by campaigners that the location was unsu...

Serological Test Reveals That Netanyahu, Israel’s 1st Person To Vaccinate for COVID-19, Has Few Antibodies Left

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — During the last few days former prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has been very vocal in calling for a third COVID-19 vaccine shot for everyone in Israel. Net...

Arab MK Gives Mussar to United Torah Judaism MK:  A Halachic Analysis

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By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com By all accounts it was a very strange exchange.  United Torah Judaism MK Rabbi Moshe Gafni was arguing against PM Naftoli Bennet’s assault on ...

Manhattan Ben & Jerry’s Store Calls Out Corporate Boycott Policy

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — At least one Ben & Jerry's store owner is not down with the company's decision to boycott Israel. Joel Gasman runs a Ben & Jerry's location on West ...

VIDEO: J Street’s And Linda Sarsour’s Disinformation Campaign Against Israel Exposed; With Dan Diker

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In the last 2 weeks, J Street and their allies released a biased poll suggesting that 25% of American Jews believe that Israel is an “apartheid state.” During...

Israeli Lawmakers Urge Ben & Jerry’s To Drop Settlement Ban

JERUSALEM (AP) — Three-quarters of the members of the Israeli parliament on Wednesday called on Ben & Jerry's to reverse its decision to stop selling ice cream in Israeli settl...

Ben & Jerry Speak Out: We Endorse The Ben & Jerry’s West Bank Pullout

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VERMONT (JTA) — The Jewish founders of Ben & Jerry’s defended the ice cream company’s boycott of Israel’s West Bank settlements in an op-ed in the The New York Times. Bennet...

NY Troopers Arrest Three Men for ‘Shtreimel’ Robbery of Jewish Man Walking From Shul

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FLEISCHMANNS (NYSP) - New York State Police have charged three men with Grand Larceny in the third degree as a hate crime, a class C felony, following an incident that occurred in ...

US Ramps Up Pressure On Poland Over Holocaust Restitution

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is ramping up pressure on Poland in hopes of stopping legislation that would prevent families from receiving restitution for property seized dur...

TRAGIC: Three Yeshiva Boys Amongst Dead In Small Plane Crash In Ukraine

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UKRAINE (VINnews) - At least four people died after a light aircraft crashed into the roof of a private villa in Prykarpattia in western Ukraine on Wednesday afternoon, the English...

Chareidim and Aliyah to Eretz Yisroel

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by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com A number of people have been considering and planning to retire in Eretz Yisroel.  However, who said that it is just for retiring? There is...

Ben & Jerry’s Board Chair Says ‘I Am Not Anti-Semitic’ As Unilever Disavows BDS Movement

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NEW YORK (JTA) - One week after Ben & Jerry’s announced that it would stop selling ice cream in the “Occupied Palestinian Territory,” the company’s board chair for the first ti...

Blinken Decries Swastika Vandalism In State Dept Elevator

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday condemned an incident in which a swastika was carved into an elevator wall at the State Department's main headquarter...

When People Come Collecting During Davening: A Halachic Analysis

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by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com They come daily.  They are collecting for tzedakah.  And they come during davening. GREATNESS OF TEFILLAH The classic work entitled the ...

At Least 50 CUNY Professors Quit Union Over Resolution Calling Israel A ‘Settler-Colonial State’

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NEW YORK (JTA) — At least 50 professors at the City University of New York have quit their union following passage of a resolution condemning Israel. The New York Post on Sunday...

The Road To Wellness Spins Forward With Bike4chai And Tour De Simcha

 NEW YORK (JNS) - Tour de France, meet the Tour de Simcha and Bike4Chai. While the 23-day, 2,000-mile Tour de France is an impressive ride geared to the world’s most elite r...