Saturday, January 28, 2023

Jewish

Vacation Spot Restaurants and the Unsung Heroes

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By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com As of this writing, there are thousands of frum yidden in Miami, in Orlando, and in Boca Raton.   Many of them are eating out in fleishig rest...

16 Objects From Germany Tell Story Of Holocaust In New Ways

BERLIN (AP) — Lore Mayerfeld was 4 years old when she escaped from the Nazis in 1941. Together with her mother, the little Jewish girl ran away from her German hometown of Kassel w...

UTJ Submits Bill To Prevent Chametz In Hospitals On Pesach, Opposition Slams ‘Religious Coercion’

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In another indication of the new government's intent to roll back policies of its predecessor, the UTJ party submitted a bill to ban Chometz from hospitals du...

Orthodox Coalition Decries Lawsuit Claiming Abortion to be a Jewish Value

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BALTIMORE (VINnews) — The Coalition for Jewish Values (CJV), representing over 2000 traditional, Orthodox rabbis in American public policy, decried a lawsuit against the state of M...

Gafni Seeks To Legislate Separate Bathing Hours At Springs Supervised By Israel Parks Authority

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israel's coastal strip has many separate beaches catering to the chareidi public, but the numerous springs at national parks have no such arrangements and man...

Two Nof Hagalil Chareidi Girls Invent Remote-Controlled Baby Carriage For Calming Infants While Relaxing

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Two 13-year-old chareidi girls from the Chabad school in Nof Hagalil produced a surprisingly simple and ingenious invention during a "patent fair" being held...

Jerusalem Court Rules Har Homa Swimming Pool Can Open On Shabbat Without Ticket Sales Or Music

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The Jerusalem District Court acceded to a petition by Deputy Mayor Yossi Havilio and some thousand residents of the Har Homa neighborhood in southern Jerusale...

Ben Shapiro Defends Israeli PM: ‘Israeli Courts Are A Dictatorship, Netanyahu Trying To Democratize System’

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In his popular Daily Wire podcast, Conservative pundit Ben Shapiro defended the Netanyahu government’s plans to reform the Israeli judicial system, and slamme...

Yad Vashem To Unveil ‘The Book Of Names’ At The United Nations

NEW YORK (JNS) - It’s a book filled with the names of 4.8 million murder victims. The blank pages at the end, though, are especially haunting. In recognition of this year’s Inte...

THE DEFINITIVE RAP: Holocaust Remembrance Day, Interview with Dr Moshe Katz

It is 80 years since the Holocaust began. The lessons we have learned in history is that we cannot forget what has happened. We cannot forget because of the victims, their persecut...

Education Commissioner Rosa Orders NYC to Complete Yeshiva Probe Within 6 Months

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — New York State’s Education Department (NYSED) has imposed a deadline for New York City to complete its investigations into yeshivas. The NYSED set a six mon...

Deri Criticizes Supreme Court Decision, Promises To ‘Return Ballot To The Voters’

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - Coalition lawmakers gathered at a Shas faction meeting at the Knesset in a show of support for party chairman Aryeh Deri on Monday. Prime Minister Benjamin Net...

AJC Head Working With ‘Israeli Friends’ To Prevent Changes To Law Of Return

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NEW YORK (JNS) - American Jewish Committee CEO Ted Deutch said he is working with his Israeli friends to prevent the government in Jerusalem from changing the Law of Return. Und...

Eda Chareidis Joins Farmers Prayers For Rain After Dryest Winter Months In Past 50 Years

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israel is experiencing one of the dryest winters in recent years, with precipitation at the end of January at less than 60% of annual levels. Worried farmers ...

Tucker Carlson Mocks Israeli Leftist Singer Ahinoam Nini For Davos ‘Lizard Overlords’ Performance

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Conservative commentator Tucker Carlson is known for his sometimes controversial statements regarding liberals and left-wingers. In his latest show, Carlson ch...

STUDY: Wearing Tefillin Can Protect Heart Health

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CINCINNATI (VINnews) — A new study suggests that wearing Tefillin can have health benefits. As reported by the Jerusalem Post, the cardiovascular health of people who wear a “te...

KOSHER POLITICS: George Santos is a Complete Fraud

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NEW YORK (VINnews Podcast) — New York Republican Congressman George Santos fabricated almost everything about his life. He lied about being a Jew, lied about his grandparents b...

Iowa Looks to Adapt United Hatzalah’s EMS Model in an Effort to Shorten Response Times

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IOWA (VINnews/Sandy Eller) - Taking a page from the Orthodox Jewish community’s playbook, Iowa’s lieutenant governor announced concrete steps during his inaugural speech to provide...

Nuremberg Prosecutor Ben Ferencz Receives Congressional Gold Medal

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WASHINGTON (JNS) - It takes more votes from Congress to award a Congressional Gold Medal than it does to impeach and convict a sitting president. But, in a time of rising antisemi...

A Jewish Reporter Goes Inside Rikers For A New Book On A Notorious Jail

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NEW YORK (JTA) - Reuven Blau, son of a Holocaust survivor, suggests his father may have inspired him to strive for change within New York City’s notorious Rikers Island jail. “T...