Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Jewish

Orthodox Jewish Lawyer Elected As New Commissioner In Miami Beach

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MIAMI BEACH (VINnews) — For perhaps the first time ever, an Orthodox Jew will sit on the Miami commission. Steven Meiner, along with David Richardson, joined the 7 member board ...

For First Time Kiryas Joel To Set Up Courthouse After Write in Judges Win Palm Tree Elections

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — The village of Palm Tree - Kiryas Joel will have its own courthouse for the first time, after the community voted in 2 judges via write-in. The Times Herald...

Memorial Park Inaugurated At Site of Oświęcim Great Synagogue Near Auschwitz

OSWIECIM (VINnews) — The Polish town of Oświęcim, situated adjacent to the site of the infamous concentration camp Auschwitz, was once the home of a thriving Jewish community, whic...

City Of Malmo Allocates $2 Million To Initiatives To Protect Its Jewish Community

MALMO (JTA) — The Swedish city of Malmo will allocate some $2 million to initiatives to protect its Jewish community from anti-Semitism. Malmo, a city where one third of the pop...

Bergen-Belsen Ledger Allowing Holocaust Survivors To Remarry To Be Auctioned

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — A ledger listing eye-witness accounts of the deaths of Jews in Nazi camps was kept at Bergen Belsen in order to allow their surviving spouses to remarry. The B...

Jewish Teen Removed From German Public High School Over Classroom Anti-Semitism

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BERLIN (JTA) — A Jewish parent in the German city of Offenbach near Frankfurt is reportedly removing her son from public high school due to frequent anti-Semitic comments in the cl...

At ADL Conference, A Focus On Schools, Reactions By Students And Teachers To Anti-Semitism

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NEW YORK (JNS) — For many of the attendees at last week’s “Never Is Now” conference in New York, which was sponsored by the Anti-Defamation League, the global and, perhaps, geopoli...

SECOND VENUE: Agudah Secures Barclays Center As Second Siyum Hashas Location

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BROOKLYN, NY (VINnews) - The massive Metlife Stadium where the Siyum Hashas will be held on January 1st is nearly sold out, and Agudath Israel of America has booked a second venue:...

Car Crashes Into Supermarket In Williamsburg [VIDEOS]

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WILLIAMSBURG (VINnews) — A minivan has crashed into a supermarket in Williamsburg. The accident occured at a fruit & vegetable store on the corner of S 9th St and Roebling S...

Monsey Stabbing Vicitim Undergoes Third Surgery, Fundraiser Started

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MONSEY (VINnews) — The victim of the brutal stabbing attack in Monsey last week has now undergone a third surgery since the attack. This surgery was to put his eye back in its sock...

Where Do The Stone Mezuzahs In Me’arat Ha’Machpela Come From?

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HEVRON(VINnews) — The Machpela Cave has known ups and downs in recent history. During the period of Turkish rule Jews were not permitted to enter the ancient Herodean edifice built...
FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2018 file photo, employees walk through a lobby at Amazon's headquarters in Seattle. On Friday, May 3, 2019, shares in Amazon are moving higher after billionaire investor Warren Buffett said his firm has been buying the online retailer. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Amazon Continues To Wreck Businesses With Draconian Suspension Policy

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Tens of thousands of sellers on Amazon.com are facing financial ruin overnight due to the consumer retail giant's draconian new policy regarding items which ar...

Bonei Olam Hosts Symposium For Over 150 Leading Rabbonim And Poskim From Across The Spectrum

This past Sunday, Bonei Olam arranged for rabbonim to hear from a renowned Swedish doctor who is a pioneer in the field of uterus transplants and was the first to deliver a healthy...

New York Enacts Law To Teach Police Officers How To Recognize Hate Crimes Amid Rise In Anti-Semitism

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NEW YORK (JTA) — New York state police officers must be trained in how to recognize and respond to hate crimes under a new law. The bill comes as hate crimes in general — and an...

Muslim Woman Who Defended Jewish Boys From Racial Abuse Meets Their Father

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LONDON(VINnews) — A brave Muslim woman who stood up for a Jewish family subjected to racial abuse on the London underground has met the dad whose family she stood up for. Asma S...

Hasidic Teen Punched In Williamsburg, Attacker In Custody [VIDEO]

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WILLIAMSBURG (VINnews) — Another assault on a Jew in NYC has occured, this time in Willimasburg. This time the perpetrator was immediately arrested. A 13-year-old Hasidic teen w...

Charges Dropped Against Belgian Soccer Fans Who Sang About Burning Jews

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BRUGES (JTA) — Prosecutors in Belgium decided not to prosecute soccer supporters who sang at a match about burning Jews, explaining the supporters’ three-year stadium ban was punis...

Spanish Fashion House Removes $1,840 Outfit That Looks Like A Concentration Camp Uniform

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MADRID (JTA) — A luxury fashion house based in Spain removed an outfit that closely resembled concentration camp uniforms from the Holocaust. The striped pantsuit was removed fr...

Mother Of Israeli-American Woman Imprisoned In Russia Asks Putin To Pardon Her Daughter

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The mother of an Israeli-American woman being held in a Russian prison has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to pardon her daughter. Yaffa Issachar, the m...