Friday, July 12, 2024

Jewish

Leading Candidates For Israeli President: Yitzchak Herzog And Miriam Peretz

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The two leading candidates for the 11th Israeli president, who will be chosen by the Knesset on June 2nd, are Yitzchak Herzog, son of Israel's 6th president C...

Israel accuses Chinese state TV of ‘blatant antisemitism’

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BEIJING (AP) — Israel’s Embassy in China is protesting what it describes as “blatant antisemitism” on a program run by the overseas channel of state broadcaster CCTV discussing the...

Israeli Arab Receives Kidney Donation From Yigal Yehoshua, Murdered In Lod By Israeli Arabs

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In an ironic twist of fate, an Israeli Arab woman received a kidney transplanted from the body of Yigal Yehoshua, the 56-year-old Israeli who died of his woun...

Biden To Rep. Rashida Tleib: ‘From My Heart, I Pray That Your Grandmother On The West Bank Is Well’

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — In his speech in Dearborn, Michigan, a town where a third of the population identify as Arab Americans, President Biden made a point of addressing Michigan Rep...

And Then A Strong East Wind Blew The Rocket Into The Sea And I Screamed “There Is A G-d”

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — This story appeared on Hebrew social media sites this week, although it refers to a true event which occurred a few years ago. "On Sunday A. who is the com...

30 Russian Couples Marry In Moving Cable Cars, Setting New Record

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Marriage has been described before as a bumpy ride, but for 30 Russian couples it started out literally on a swinging cable car. The couples made their vows wh...

A Heartfelt Cry from a Resident of the City of Lod, Israel

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LOD — (VINnews) The following piece has been submitted to VINnews. The author Sara Lippman details the current situation in Lod, Israel.  -- My dear friends, every day I r...

Update: Israel Continues To Batter Hamas, Rockets Continue To Rain Down, Local Riots Subdued

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The Guardian of the Walls operation entered its second week Monday after Hamas continued to rain missiles on targets in Israel. The IDF reported Monday mornin...

Names Of The 2 Victims In Karlin Bleacher Collapse Revealed As Questions Continue Over Incident

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The two victims in the bleacher collapse at the new Karlin center in Givat Zeev are 13-year-old Meir Gloiberman and 23-year-old Mordechai Binyamin Rubinstein,...

Californian Woman’s $26,000,000 Winning Lottery Ticket Ruined In Laundry

NEW YORK (VINnews) — A woman came to an Arco AM/PM convenience store in Norwalk,Los Angeles County claiming that she had won a $26 million dollar lottery jackpot. However the woman...

EREV SHAVUOS DISASTER: Dozens Injured In Bleacher Collapse In Stolin In Givat Zev

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli medics say dozens of people have been injured in a bleacher collapse in a West Bank synagogue. Amateur footage showed the collapse occurring during pray...

IDF Calls Off Strike On Gaza Building Because ‘We Suspect There Are Children There’

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israel's embattled image in the world has often taken a battering in times of war, with foreign media and Arab sources portraying Israel as an aggressor causi...

Arab Driver Rams Passersby In Sheikh Jarrah, Jerusalem, 6 Policemen Injured, Terrorist Shot Dead

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Six policement were injured in a ramming incident in Sheikh Jarrah, Jerusalem near Damascus Gate. Two of the policemen are in moderate condition and the rest ...

Watch: Jewish Child In Lod Gives Mi Shebeirach To Border Policewoman Protecting Him

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In the wake of continuing violent riots and attacks on Jews in mixed towns, the government has moved Border Police from Judea and Samaria to Israeli mixed tow...

IDF Sham ‘Ground Forces Attack’ Sends Hamas Commanders To Tunnels Which Are Then Bombed

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The IDF has used many different tactics in recent days in order to outwit Hamas. The policy of "roof knocking" does not mean that terrorists are necessarily s...

Videos: 200 Protestors Chant Antisemitic Slurs In Front Of German Synagogue

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GELSENKIRCHEN (JTA/VINnews) — Yesterday, close to 200 Turkish right-wing extremists protested Israel’s actions in Gaza by marching to a synagogue in Gelsenkirchen, in western Germa...

Showering on Yom Tov

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com The notion of showering on Yom Tov remains a very controversial area of halacha. This article will attempt to explain the complex issues invol...

Jewish Group Condemns ‘Pure Antisemitism’ In German Protests

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BERLIN (AP) — Germany's leading Jewish group on Thursday sharply condemned protests in front of a synagogue in the western city of Gelsenkirchen as “pure antisemitism.” Several ...

Yang Backtracks Support For Israel After Facing Criticism

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NEW YORK (JNS) - Democratic candidate for New York City mayor Andrew Yang apologized on Wednesday for saying that he supports Israel’s right to defend itself against an onslaught o...

In Pictures: A Jewish House In Lod Attacked By Petrol Bomb

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The untenable situation in Lod and the lack of adequate police protection has forced Jews to flee from their homes, especially when they are situated inside m...