Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Jewish

Ex-Nazi Death Squad Soldier Facing Deportation From Canada After Losing Final Appeal

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MONTREAL (JTA) — The Supreme Court of Canada court declined to hear the appeal of a former Nazi who is facing deportation after gaining citizenship deceitfully six decades ago. ...

British Daily Drops Claim That West Bank Settlements Are ‘The Trouble With Jews Today’

LONDON (JTA) — The Independent daily in the United Kingdom revised an op-ed that called West Bank settlements “the trouble with Jews today.” The change was made Thursday to an o...

40th Annual Chanukah Festival To Feature Mordechai Shapiro

By Chaim Lehrer The 40th Annual South Florida Chassidic Chanukah Festival, the World’s Largest Annual Chanukah Festival, which is one of the biggest Kiruv - outreach programs in...

London Police Release Images Of Teens Who Attacked Visiting Rabbi

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LONDON (JTA) — London police have released images from a video of an attack on a rabbi. The images, taken from a security camera recording of the Nov. 30 incident, show two teen...

Analysis: What’s Behind Inflated IDF Figures For Chareidi Recruitment

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Veteran Israeli journalist Carmela Menashe supposedly dropped a bombshell Tuesday morning when she reported that the IDF had inflated the numbers of Chareidi ...

WATCH: Councilman Chaim Deutsch Calls Out Board Member For Calling Asian’s ‘Yellow Folks’

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Councilman Chaim Deutsch stood up for New York's Asian community last month, after board member Dr. Jackie Cody referred to Asians as “yellow folks” and “yello...

Org.: Police Decides Not To Investigate As Hate Crime Attack Where Jewish Teens Hats Ripped Off Their Heads In London

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LONDON (VINnews) - Police will not be investigating an attack against three Jewish children on a bus in Stamford Hill, London as a hate crime, according to the London-based nonprof...

British Newspaper Publishes Op-Ed Calling Settlements ‘The Trouble With Jews’

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UNITED KINGDOM (JTA) — A British newspaper published an op-ed by the influential philosopher Slavoj Zizek that appears to defend Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn against allegatio...

Israel Accelerates Plans To Renovate Machpela Cave And Enable Wheelchair Access

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HEVRON (VINnews) — The Israeli Defense Ministry and the Civil Administration in Judea and Samaria are moving forward with plans to renovate part of the Machpela Cave in Hevron, inc...

WATCH: Israeli Flag Ripped From Display And Thrown Out At Columbus State Community College

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COLUMBUS, OH (JNS) — An Israeli flag was recently forcibly removed from an international flag display at Columbus State Community College (CSCC) in Columbus, Ohio, according to vid...

French Parliament Calls Some Forms Of Hate Against Israel Anti-Semitism

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FRANCE (JTA) — The lower house of France’s parliament passed a nonbinding resolution on Tuesday that calls some forms of hatred of Israel expressions of anti-Semitism. The resol...

Two Sentenced In Fatal Crash That Killed Engaged Couple In 2018

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — 2 Brooklyn residents were senteneced Tuesday for causing a fatal accident that killed an engaged couple in April of 2018. On April 4 of last year near 1:40 ...

Washington’s Sixth & I Synagogue Vandalized With Anti-Semitic Graffiti

WASHINGTON, DC (JTA) — The Sixth & I synagogue in downtown Washington, D.C., was vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti. Michelle Eider, the synagogue’s communications manage...

British Labour Party Omits Jews From Campaign Video That Promotes Rights For All

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LONDON (JTA) — The Labour Party failed to mention Jews in an elections campaign video that champions diversity and the rights of over 20 groups. The 68-second video released thi...

Muslim Man Who Stabbed Jewish Father And Son At Amsterdam Market Ruled Unfit For Trial

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AMSTERDAM (JTA) — A Muslim man who was charged with trying to kill a Jewish father and son at an Amsterdam market was found not criminally responsible for his actions and sent for ...
Rabbi Daniel Greer

New Haven Rabbi Sentenced To 20 Years In Abuse Case

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NEW HAVEN (VINnews) — Judge Jon Alander has formally sentenced Rabbi Daniel Greer to 20 years in state prison. Greer was accused of repeatedly abusing students at his Norton Street...

Police Looking For Pair That Used BB Gun To Damage Door At Jewish Center

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HUNTINGTON, NY (VINnews) - Police in Long Island are looking for a pair they say used a BB gun to shoot and damage a glass door and a light at the Huntington Jewish Center late las...

Jewish Student Government Member At McGill U Ordered To Cancel Trip To Israel Or Resign

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MONTREAL (JTA)—A Jewish student leader at McGill University in Montreal is fighting efforts to oust her from the student union for accepting a trip to Israel and the Palestinian Au...

Moshe Holtzberg, Whose Parents Were Killed In The Mumbai Attack, Celebrates Bar Mitzvah [VIDEOS]

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — Moshe Holtzberg, whose parents were killed in the 2008 terrorist attack in Mumbai when he was 2, was called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah. Holtzberg was called...

Chicago Professor Fired After Assignment Questions If Holocaust Happened

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CHICAGO (JTA) — A university in Chicago has removed a faculty member from a course after a marketing assignment included a question on whether the Holocaust happened. National L...