Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Jewish

Pub Patron In England Tells Jewish Student: ‘We Should Have *** Gassed The Lot Of You’

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LONDON (JTA) - An argument at a British pub over social distancing sparked an altercation in which one patron told a Jewish student that “we should have f ***ing gassed the lot of ...

Kodak Director George Karfunkel Makes Record $116M Philanthropic Donation to Brooklyn Synagogue At Stock’s Peak

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NEW YORK (VINnews/Sandy Eller) - A Chasidic synagogue in Borough Park has been identified as the recipient of what is believed to be the single largest philanthropic donation to a ...

All 3 Democrats Vying For House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Support Restricting Israel Aid Over Annexation

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WASHINGTON (JTA) — All three of the Democrats seeking to become the next head of the House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Committee have said they do not want U.S. money to ai...

Jewish Man Called ‘Dirty Jew’ And Beaten Unconscious In Paris Elevator

PARIS (JTA) - A Jewish man told police he was beaten by two men in the elevator of a Paris building where his parents live and called a “dirty Jew.” The alleged victim, 29, said...

Video: Cold Water, Kosher Pizza and More as Jewish Volunteers Pitch In at Baltimore Explosion Site

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BALTIMORE (VINnews/Sandy Eller) - Members of Baltimore’s Jewish community extended a helping hand to first responders searching for survivors of a major gas explosion that leveled ...

R’ Avraham Steinberg (74), Caterer And Initiator Of Drum Sets At Jerusalem Weddings, Dies Of COVID-19

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — If you ever attended a Chareidi wedding in Jerusalem you cannot help noticing the drum sets and singers replacing a regular orchestra. The noise levels and jo...

Video: Orthodox Music Star Performs Song Celebrating Donald Trump At Jewish Summer Camp

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PENNSYLVANIA (JTA) - The original song is about the repeated oppression of the Jewish people throughout history. The rewritten song is a prayer for Donald Trump to win re-election....

Man Who Threatened Lakewood Jewish Community Pleads Guilty

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LAKEWOOD, NJ — (VinNews) This past Friday, a man who had threatened to drive to Lakewood, New Jersey and beat up Jews with a baseball bat had pled guilty to Bias Intimidation, acco...

Opinion: Mistaking The Jewish Tradition In Support Of Others

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NEW YORK (JNS/JEROME M. MARCUS) - Writing in The Algemeiner about the appropriate Jewish response during Black Lives Matter, my compassionate friend Howard Langer rightly invokes t...

Muslim Kazakhstan Adds Grave Of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson To Heritage List

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WASHINGTON (JNS) - The U.S. Commission for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad recognized Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and former present Nursultan Nazarbay...

Appeals Of Nazi Camp Guard Conviction In Germany Dropped

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BERLIN (AP) — All appeals against the conviction of a 93-year-old Nazi concentration camp guard have been dropped, a Hamburg court said Monday, making the decision legally binding ...

Former Major League Player Cody Decker Says Anti-Semitism Is ‘Rampant’ In Pro Baseball

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Former pro baseball player Cody Decker said that anti-Semitism is “rampant throughout baseball” and that an Oakland Athletics coach should be suspended for making a Nazi salute af...

Supreme Court Rejects Neturei Karta Petition For Blanket IDF Exemption On Conscience Grounds

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JERUSALEM (VINNews) — The Israeli Supreme Court rejected a petition submitted by the Old Yishuv Children's Committee and members of the Satmar community in Israel requesting a blan...

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz: A Life

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By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com He was a descendant of one of the leading Chassidic Rabbis of the 19th century, Rav Avrohom Weinberg – the first Slonimer Rebbe. He was a trai...

After 20 Years Of Chronic Suffering, Woman Contracts COVID-19, Which Wipes Out Previous Virus

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JERUSALEM (VINNews) — A Jerusalem woman, the wife of a well renowned Torah scholar, contracted a debilitating virus twenty years ago. The virus attacked her body relentlessly and a...

Analysis: Israel Flirting Dangerously With Fourth Elections in Two Years

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The stated goal of Israel's new coalition government, born after three exhausting and inconclusive election campaigns, was to deal with the mammoth economic a...

Petition To Remove Farrakhan From Twitter Gains Signatures

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NEW YORK (JNS )- Nearly 2,000 people have so far signed a petition launched on Aug. 2 to have the account of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan removed from Twitter. The app...

Blow Shofar Sparingly And Outside, Dutch Rabbis Warn Worshippers

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THE NETHERLANDS (JTA) - The shofar should only be blown sparingly and outside this year because of the coronavirus, Dutch rabbis said. The advisory on the blowing of the ram’s h...

Beirut Synagogue Appears To Suffer Only Minor Damage From Bombing

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BEIRUT (JTA) - A photograph said to be of Beirut’s only synagogue shows minor damage to the interior of the 95-year-old building from a blast this week in the city. The image of...

In Attempt To Make Large Wedding, Jerusalem Choson Tries To Define It As Demonstration

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Avrohom Linshe, a 25-year-old Belz Chassid from Jerusalem, published a Twitter clip recently in which he queried why he could not invite all of his family to ...