Saturday, May 28, 2022

Jewish

Tampa Politician Called Out For Anti-Semitic Slur

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Tampa, Fl. (VINnews) — Tampa city councilman Orlando Gudes used an explicitly anti-Semitic slur to complain about a local contractor, and then claimed that he hadn't meant what he ...

‘I Think It’s Israel’: How Orthodox Jews Became Republicans

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NEW YORK (JTA) — Like most of his Orthodox friends, Richard Goldberg was raised a Democrat. But by 2000, Goldberg had affixed a Republican congressional campaign bumper sticker ...

Ukrainian Shop Pulls Costumes Of Orthodox Jews In Sidecurls

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LVIV, UKRAINE (JTA) — A children’s costume designer in Ukraine pulled get-ups of haredi Jews from its online catalogue that were marketed using what many believe to be a racial slu...

Israel’s Holocaust Museum Apologizes for Inaccurate Videos

JERUSALEM (AP) — Yad Vashem, Israel's Holocaust memorial, issued an apology Monday for videos presented during a ceremony attended by world leaders last month, saying they included...

Hikind Says Recent Hike In Police Presence in Brooklyn’s Jewish Community Has Disappeared

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NEW YORK (VINnews) - Merely weeks since a spree of attacks against Jews around New York City and state, the beefed up police presence around Jewish synagogues and community centers...

Canadian Insurance Company Wins Appeal Against Wife Of Palestinian Terrorist

ONTARIO, CANADA (JTA) — The wife of a Palestinian terrorist who hijacked an Israeli El Al airplane cannot collect on her husband’s life insurance because he did not disclose his te...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Tells Tech Conference He Has ‘Become More Religious’

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UTAH (JTA) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told a live audience at a tech conference that he has “become more religious” in recent years. Zuckerberg was interviewed Friday evenin...

In A Brexit Bastion Near London, A Growing Orthodox Community Springs To Life

CANVEY ISLAND, England (JTA) — This scruffy-looking town on the mouth of the Thames River is known for its oysters, sea breeze and the nativism of its residents. It’s also home ...

Bag With Star Of David And Soap Left Outside Swedish Holocaust Day Display

NORRKÖPING (JTA) - A bag emblazoned with a Star of David containing soap and anti-Semitic literature was left outside an exhibition about the Holocaust. For many years after Wor...

Orthodox Couple Asked To Leave Plane Because Of Alleged Body Odor Sues Airline For Discrimination

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DETROIT (JTA) — An Orthodox Jewish couple from Detroit who were asked to exit an American Airlines plane because the pilot said they had offensive body odor have filed a federal la...

Jewish Group Launches Arabic-Language Video Series About Judaism

NEW YORK (JTA) - The American Jewish Committee launched a video series to introduce Arabic-speakers to Judaism. Titled “An al-Yahud” (“About the Jews”), the series will feature ...

WhatsApp Founder, YouTube CEO To Host Holocaust Remembrance Events

SAN FRANCISCO (JNS) — Silicon Valley executives will host Holocaust remembrance events throughout next week in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorated annual...

Jared Kushner Says Administration Does Not Support Annexing Settlements Before Israel’s Elections In March

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — Jared Kushner, an architect of the Trump administration’s peace plan, said the administration would not support the immediate annexing of West Bank settlements an...

Argentine Journalist Uses Conspiracy Theory About Jews To Explain Kobe Bryant’s Death

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) — A journalist from Argentina’s state-run public television used a Jewish conspiracy theory to explain the death of NBA basketball great Kobe Bryant i...

El Al Suspends All Flights To China Due To Coronavirus Outbreak

JERUSALEM (JTA) - Israel’s El Al Airlines will stop flying to China for two months due to the spread of the deadly coronavirus. The airline announced that its flight arriving fr...

Poland Urged To End ‘Damaging’ Impasse At Jewish Museum

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Two co-founders of a prominent Jewish history museum in Warsaw urged their third partner — the Polish government — to comply with an agreement to re-appoint t...

Monsey: Jewish Person Robbed At LifePlex Health Club [VIDEOS]

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MONSEY (VINnews) — A Jewish person was robbed on Wednesday at approximately 8:30 PM. The robbery took place at the LifePlex Health Club, which is located on College Rd in Monsey...

Jewish Residents And Tourists In China Face Spread Of Deadly Coronavirus

CHINA (Chabad.org) — As the death toll and emergency measures increase daily, Jewish communities in cities across China joined the population at large in the struggle to protect th...

Jewish Instagram Holocaust Collaboration Leads To Rare Nazi findings

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What will become of all the memories? That is the six million dollar question that was recently answered by the Jewish traveller known as Picturemacher and the Jewish photojourn...

Swastikas And Anti-Semitic Graffiti Appears In Italy

ITALY (JTA) — Anti-Jewish graffiti was discovered in multiple locations in Italy as the country observed International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan 27. On Monday night, the ...