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Microsoft Shutting Down Linkedin App In China Amid Scrutiny

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SEATTLE (AP0 - Microsoft is shutting down its main LinkedIn service in China later this year after internet rules were tightened by Beijing, the latest American tech giant to lessen its ties to the co...

Shredded Banksy Artwork Sells For $25.4 Million At Auction

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LONDON (AP) — A work by British street artist Banksy that sensationally self-shredded just after it sold at auction three years ago fetched almost 18.6 million pounds ($25.4 million) on Thursday — a r...

Trump Expected To Give Deposition In Protesters’ Lawsuit

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NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump is slated to return to New York City to provide a videotaped deposition in a case about his security team’s crackdown on a protest during the early days o...

Talking Trash: Jerusalem Bin Thanks You For Not Littering

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JERUSALEM (AP) — If all you ask is for a simple thanks in return for not littering, this is the trash can for you. A bin installed next to a bus stop in Jerusalem this week applauds those who use i...

Why Do We Eat Fish on Shabbos?

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In what ways are the Jewish People like fish? Jews have survived only because we live in a separate world, even as we appear to live together with the rest of the world. It is in merit of separateness...

Klein’s Ice Cream and the Bracha Acharonah

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By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Every one loves Klein's Ice Cream.  It is fresh, tasty, and only uses milk that is both Cholov Yisroel and free of any concern that the milk may come from cows th...

China Warns Of ‘Manipulation’ Of WHO Virus Probe

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BEIJING — China’s Foreign Ministry has warned against what it calls possible “political manipulation” of a renewed probe by the World Health Organization into the origins of the coronavirus. Foreig...

US Wholesale Prices Rose Record 8.6% Over 12 Months

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation at the wholesale level rose 8.6% in September compared to a year ago, the largest advance since the 12-month change was first calculated in 2010. The Labor Department re...

US Unemployment Claims Fall To Lowest Level Since Pandemic

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level since the pandemic began, a sign the job market is still improving even as hiring has slowed in th...

Norway Officials: Bow-And-Arrow Attack Appears Act Of Terror

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KONGSBERG, Norway (AP) — A Danish man suspected of killing five people with a bow and arrow and possibly other weapons while randomly shooting at strangers in a small Norwegian town appears to have co...

Border Policeman Seriously Injured In Ramming Incident North Of Jerusalem

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A Border Policeman was seriously injured in an apparent car ramming near the Qalandiya checkpoint north of Jerusalem shortly after midnight Thursday, according to a report by pol...

Overnight Building Blaze In Taiwan Raged For Hours, 46 Dead

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KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — A building fire that raged out of control for hours overnight in a major city in southern Taiwan left 46 people dead and at least 41 others injured, authorities said Thursday....

New Israeli Start-Up ‘SaveMe’ Helps Protect Pedestrians On Crosswalks

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A new Israeli tech initiative called "SaveMe" is designed to protect pedestrians from being hit by cars on crosswalks. The new system identifies pedestrians who want to cross on ...

Available Now: Young Abraham Movie (Based on Midrashim)

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Bring the events of Avraham Avinu’s early years to LIFE with this wonderful film. Using 3D computer animation and a wonderful cast of voice artists, Young Abraham creates an immersive ...

Sefer Torah Written In Memory Of Pinchos Menachem Knoblewicz Z’l, Meron Victim Who Was Engaged To Be Married

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — The family of Pinchos Menachem Knoblewicz Z'l, who died in the Meron tragedy half a year ago, decided to perpetuate his memory by donating a Sefer Torah on the day when he was sup...

200 Gerer Chasidim Tested On Entire Shas By Rabbi Yitzchok Zilberstein And Rabbi Baruch Ezrachi

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The Gerer rebbe's face shone with satisfaction at a huge gathering which took place Tuesday night in the Jerusalem Conference Center. 200 of his chasidim underwent a grueling tes...

Eliyahu Kaufman z”l niftar from COVID

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On Sukkos - R' Eliyohu Kaufman tragically passed away, he was in his early 60's and left a broken hearted widow and a young orphaned son. As a convert, the almana has no family or relatives ...

Facebook Expands Harassment Policy To Protect Public Figures

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CALIFORNIA (AP) — Facebook will expand its policies on harassment to remove more harmful content, the company said Wednesday in its latest change following congressional testimony from a whistleblower...

D.C. Councilmember Who Once Spread Rothschild Conspiracy Theory Is Running For Mayor

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WASHINGTON (JTA) — A Democratic member of Washington, D.C.’s city council who once said “the Rothschilds” control the weather and has given money to the Nation of Islam says he is running for mayor. ...

Trump Campaign, Others: Dominion Worker Suit Is Groundless

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DENVER (AP) — Attorneys for President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign, its onetime attorney Rudy Giuliani and conservative media figures asked a judge Wednesday to dismiss a defamation lawsuit by ...