Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Jewish

Rabbi Yossi And Mariashi Groner, Chabad Of Charlotte, North Carolina – Shlichus Ripple Effect

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As a bochur, I visited North and South Carolina a few times on Merkos shlichus, a shlichus for bochurim who travel to small cities during the summer. One time after I returned, Rab...

New York Museums To Disclose Artwork Looted By Nazis

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Museums in New York that exhibit artworks looted by Nazis during the Holocaust are now required by law to let the public know about those dark chapters in their...

Gedolim Release Letter Opposing Musical Selichos Events

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ISRAEL (VINnews) — Several Gedolim in Israel, led by Hagaon Harav Gershon Edelstein shlit”a, released a statement effectively banning musical Selichos events which have become prev...

The Denied Lotto Ticket

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by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Sfas Tamim Foundation Reuvain and Shimon, decided to purchase two lottery tickets together and pool their winnings.  They reasoned that since the G...

U Of Vermont President Denies Antisemitism Allegations

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(AP) - The president of the University of Vermont issued a blistering denial Thursday of allegations the university failed to adequately respond to complaints of anti-Jewish behavi...

EXPLAINER: New York State Votes to Take Control of Yeshivas – What does it all mean?

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In his latest podcast episode, Yaakov M breaks down this pivotal issue into four parts: 1. The actual "equivalency" restrictions - Full analysis of the damage they will caus...
FILE - Brooklyn assemblyman Dov Hikind in 2012. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

WATCH: Dov Hikind Discusses the Surge in Antisemitic Hate Crimes, Blames Democrats

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In this riveting appearance on the VIN Podcast, Dov Hikind discusses the rampant epidemic of antisemitism in NYC. The lifelong Democrat reaffirms his support for Lee Zeldin, and en...

Orthodox Rabbonim Rule That Biological Girls May Not Attend Boys’ Class

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ISRAEL (VINnews) — A group of leading Zionist rabbis have paskened that a biological female student may only attend a girls’ class, regardless of how she “identifies”. The Rabbi...

Junior Shmiras HaLashon: an Absolute Game-Changer

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By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com First off – the reader should know that even though it is called Junior Shmiras HaLashon – the work is a masterful work that brings this intri...

Three Men Reunited With The Rescuers Who Saved Their Lives

Kiryat Ata - On Sunday night, three individuals who suffered cardiac arrests in separate incidents were reunited with the United Hatzalah volunteers who saved their lives as part o...

Germany Marks 70 Years Of Compensating Holocaust Survivors, With Additional $1.2B Funding

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BERLIN (AP) — The organization that handles claims on behalf of Jews who suffered under the Nazis said Thursday that Germany had agreed to pay approximately $1.2 billion (euros) fo...

Astonishing Success As Refuah Helpline Reaches Record-Setting $6,300,000 During Crucial ‘Results’ Campaign

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In a week when the Chareidi community has come under attack from outside forces, Klal Yisroel again showed what makes us special and unique, banding together to raise the astronomi...

Israel’s Netanyahu Campaigns Aboard Bulletproof ‘Bibibus’

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BEERSHEBA, Israel (AP) — Props are a familiar part of Benjamin Netanyahu's repertoire when delivering public speeches — from cartoon bombs at the United Nations to a wall of CDs an...

Book Reveals Trump Offered King Abdullah Judea And Samaria, King ‘Nearly Had Heart Attack’

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A new book by the New York Times White House correspondent Peter Baker reveals a startling offer made by former President Trump to Jordan’s King Abdullah II: ...

Jonathan Pollard Announces Engagement To Jerusalem Mother Of 7- Introduced To Him By Esther A’H

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Former Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard announced that he is engaged to be married, less than a year after the death of his wife Esther who had canvassed for his ...
FILE -White House chief strategist Steve Bannon (L) and senior advisor Jared Kushner speak after U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order at the White House in Washington, U.S. February 3, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

BOOK: Steve Bannon Tried to Sabotage Kushner During Secret Shabbos Meeting with Trump

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WASHINGTON (Yaakov M / VINnews) — A group of President Trump’s closest supporters attempted to secretly undermine and replace Jared Kushner, and they chose Shabbos to do so, in ord...

Justices Side With LGBTQ Group At Jewish University, For Now

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has cleared the way for an LGBTQ group to gain official recognition from a Jewish university in New York, though that may not last. By a 5-4 ...

Abu Dhabi Rabbinic Wedding Landmark Event For Jewish Life In Arab World

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (Chabad.org/Menachem Posner) - Rabbi Levi Duchman, Rabbi to the UAE, and Lea Hadad celebrated their wedding in the country’s capital city, Abu Dhabi, on ...

A [Hasidic] Parent’s Response To The New York Time’s Slam-Piece

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — I don't write this to score points or gain any followers, I write out of fear and frustration. Fear of seeing another wave of antisemitic attacks in the alread...

Investigation Underway Into Antisemitism At U Of Vermont

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The U.S. Department of Education is investigating allegations of antisemitism at the University of Vermont, including that some Jewish students were excluded from campus clubs and ...