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BDE: Reb Yisrael Reuven Pick, Supporter Of Gur Institutions, Dies At 100

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Reb Yisrael Reuven Pick, a prominent supporter of Gur institutions over many decades and one of the most esteemed members of the Los Angeles Jewish community, ...

Two IDF Commando Officers Killed In Jordan Valley Friendly Fire Incident

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a disastrous accident which occurred Wednesday evening in the Jordan Valley, two IDF officers were killed by friendly fire. Major Ofek Aharon (28) and M...

Rabbi Mutzafi: Those who Dissuade Others from the Vaccine ‘Will Sit with Murderers’

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ISRAEL (VINnews) — On Wednesday, a leading Sefardi Posek blasted those who campaign against the Covid vaccine. According to Kikar Shabbos, Rabbi Bentzion Mutzafi was asked by a stu...

Charedi Girls School Forced by Government to Revise Dress Code

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LONDON (VINnews) — A girls’ yeshiva in England has been told by the government that it cannot tell girls to refrain from wearing “brightly colored” clothing. A watchdog group ha...

Jewish Businessman Offers To Buy And Blow Up 800-Pound Eagle And Swastika Crest From Nazi Ship

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PUNTA DEL ESTE, Uruguay (JTA) — A Jewish businessman has offered to buy an 800-pound eagle and swastika crest from a former Nazi ship that is sitting in a Uruguay warehouse and exp...

Supreme Court Defers Lieberman’s Cancellation Of Kolel Subsidies For Daycare Until Next School Year

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The Israeli Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the government's intended cancellation of subsidies for daycare of children of avreichim would not be valid in ...

SICKENING: Judge Blasted for Releasing Violent Antisemitic Suspect on $1,000 Bail (VIDEO)

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BROOKLYN (VINnews) — The disgraceful New York City justice system has allowed another suspect to go free, an alleged anti-semite who is accused of a vicious hate crime. Suleiman...

A Marketing Firm That Works With Jewish Groups, Big Duck, Has Nixed A Potential Client Because Of Its Israel Ties

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NEW YORK (JTA) - A marketing firm that has worked extensively with Jewish nonprofits has declined to work with one because of growing concerns among its staff members about groups ...

Bergen Hatzalah Recieves Licensure From New Jersey Department Of Health Office Of Emergency Medical Services

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ENGLEWOOD, New Jersey – The New Jersey Department of Health’s Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS) recently inspected Bergen Hatzalah’s operations, marking the final step in...

WATCH: Charedi Protesters Shut Down TV Shoot, Shouting “Shaygitz” and other Slurs

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Production of a new television series by the Kan Corporation was abruptly halted, following a mass demonstration by Charedi extremists. The new drama, “Mal...

NYPD: Suspect Who Attacked Jewish Man Wearing IDF Shirt Apprehended

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BROOKLYN (VINnews) - The NYPD says they have arrested an individual for attacking two Jewish man in Brooklyn Last year Suleiman Othman, 27, is being charged with assault 3rd deg...

DEBUNKED: Controversial Letter on Social Media in Name of Rabbi Hershel Schachter is a Fake

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — There is a fake letter being spread on social media in the name of Rav Hershel Schachter, written on his letterhead, in which he seems to prohibit people from ...

Two Brothers, Israeli Yeshiva Students, Arrested In France For Smuggling Khat Leaves

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Two brothers, Israeli yeshiva students, travelled from Israel to France with khat leaves which they had smuggled out of the country. The two were persuaded to ...

Civil Administration Confiscates Equipment At Chomesh, Yeshiva Fears Planned Evacuation

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Members of the civil administration in Judea and Samaria arrived at Chomesh and began confiscating equipment belonging to the yeshiva residing there. Resident...

Watch: Israeli Police ‘Arrest The Usual Suspect’ Operation At Meah Shearim Yeshiva Caught On Camera

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The case of Chaim Mizrachi, the 19-year-old innocent bystander who was brutally beaten and arrested by Israeli police in Geulah last week, continues to make h...

Illegal Scams That Make Major Money, Parshas HaMahn, and Rav Ausband of Riverdale

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By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com TWO QUESTIONS A number of years ago, Rav Avrohom Ausband, the Rosh Yeshiva of Telshe in Riverdale was approached by a down-on-his-luck FBI ...

‘A Lost Jewish History Reclaimed’: The New Digital Archive That Reveals The Pre-Holocaust World Of Eastern European Jewry

A lost Jewish history has been reclaimed and is set to be unveiled on Monday. For the first time, more than 4.1 million pages of original books, artifacts, records, manuscripts and...

UK Chief Rabbi Secretly Flew to Vienna to Help Desperate Mother Reunite with Kids After Years Apart

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ENGLAND (VINnews) — A shocking story has surfaced of a secret trip by the Chief Rabbi of the UK, who flew to Austria in 2018, trying to help a desperate mother reunite with her you...

In Israel, Omicron, Confusion Drive ‘Real Panic’ For Tests

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Aviran Yael fetched rapid antigen kits from a pharmacy in Tel Aviv's busy center, placed them in the light blue bag strapped to the back of his motorbike an...

Father of Meron Victim Pleads for Help: ‘We are not second class citizens’

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ISRAEL (VINnews) — Rabbi Avigdor Chayut, whose son was tragically killed in Meron, is begging for government assistance. In a heartfelt interview, Rabbi Chayut, filled with angu...