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Antisemitism Watchdog Slams Meta’s Move to End Ban on ‘Shaheed’

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(JNS) - The Combat Antisemitism Movement has condemned Meta’s Oversight Board’s recommendation to end its ban on the use of the Arabic word shaheed, or “martyr” in English, after a year-long review. ...

Biden Sees a $35 Price Cap for Insulin as a Pivotal Campaign Issue. It’s Not That Clear-Cut

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Rarely a day goes without President Joe Biden mentioning insulin prices. He promotes a $35 price cap for the medication for Americans on Medicare — in White House speeches, campai...

4th Yahrtzeit of Novaminsker Rebbe zatzal

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by Rabbi Yair Hoffman Today is the yahrtzeit of Rav Yaakov Perlow, zt’l, the Novominsker Rebbe and Rosh Agudas Yisroel of America.  He passed away at the age of 89, a victim of the COVID-19 pand...

Mohamed Hadid Sends Racist Rants to Pro-israel Rep. Ritchie Torres

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NEW YORK (JNS) - U.S. real estate developer Mohamed Hadid, father of models Gigi and Bella Hadid, has spent months harassing Rep. Ritchie Torres, the New York Post reported on Saturday, sharing screen...

Trump Was Forced to Listen Silently as Potential Jurors Offered Their Unvarnished Assessments of Him

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NEW YORK (AP) — He seems "selfish and self-serving,” said one woman. The way he carries himself in public "leaves something to be desired," said another. His “negative rhetoric and bias," said a...

WSJ: White House Shocked at Scale of Iranian Aerial Attack

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(JNS) - The White House was shocked at the scale of the Iranian missile and drone attack against Israel on the night of April 13, according to a Sunday report in The Wall Street Journal ...

WATCH: Terrifying Protests at Columbia, Rabbi Warns Students to Go Home for Safety

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NEW YORK CITY (VINnews) — A series of horrific protests have taken place at Columbia University, beginning Wednesday and continuing through Saturday night. Disturbing footage and social media posts...

Attorneys Argue That Florida Law Discriminates Against Chinese Nationals Trying to Buy Homes

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(AP) - An attorney asked a federal appeals court on Friday to block a controversial Florida law signed last year that restricts Chinese citizens from buying real estate in much of the state, calling i...

Ukrainian and Western Leaders Laud Us Aid Package While the Kremlin Warns of ‘Further Ruin’

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KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian and Western leaders welcomed a desperately needed aid package passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, as the Kremlin warned the passage of the bill would “further r...

Video of 2 Bear Cubs Pulled From Trees Prompts North Carolina Wildlife Investigation but No Charges

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A video of people pulling two bear cubs from a tree in North Carolina as one person posed for a photo with one of the wild animals prompted an investigation, but a state wildlif...

In Manhattan A Nigerian Chess Champion Plays the Royal Game for 60 Hours — A New Global Chess Record

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NEW YORK (AP) — A Nigerian chess champion and child education advocate played chess nonstop for 60 hours in New York City’s Times Square to break the Guinness World Record for the longest chess marath...

LA Man, Who Called For Murder of Jews, Sentenced to Nearly Five Years

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(JNS) - A 35-year-old man from Reseda, Calif., who called for the genocide of Jews, was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison on Friday for illegally possessing ammunition and eight devices that ma...

Oklahoma City Bombing Still ‘Heavy in Our Hearts’ on 29th Anniversary, Federal Official Says

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Federal officials are resolved never to allow a terrorist attack like the Oklahoma City bombing happen again, Deputy Homeland Security Adviser Caitlin Durkovich told survivors and...

The House Votes for Possible TikTok Ban in The US, but Don’t Expect the App to Go Away Anytime Soon

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed legislation Saturday that would ban TikTok in the United States if the popular social media platform's China-based owner doesn’t sell its stake within a year, but do...

Iran’s Supreme Leader Tacitly Acknowledges Tehran Hit Little in Its Massive Attack on Israel

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Iran's supreme leader on Sunday dismissed any discussion of whether Tehran's unprecedented drone-and-missile attack on Israel hit anything there, a tacit acknowledgment that despite l...

Smotrich Aims to Legalize 68 Outposts in Judea and Samaria

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(JNS) - Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich aims to legalize 68 outposts in Judea and Samaria and has instructed various ministries to prepare to provide them with public services. Smotrich i...

14 War Widows Perform ‘Halachically Necessary But Unpleasant’ Chalitza Ceremony

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — 14 widows who lost their husbands during the Swords of Steel war have recently undergone the Chalitza ceremony which enables them to remarry, according to figures released by the...

Libs Of TikTok Exposes Funder Of Pro-Palestinian Protests: Jewish-Run Non-Profit

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Over 50 Pro-Palestinian groups are involved in the anti-Israel demonstrations on university campuses throughout the US. At a recent congressional hearing regarding Columbia Univer...

Report: Israel Fears That Only 40 Of 133 Hostages Are Still Alive

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israel fears that only 40 of the 133 hostages being held by Hamas are still alive, according to a Daily Mail report Sunday. The figure is based on intelligence gathered by Shi...

The Senate Passes a Reauthorization of a Key Us Surveillance Program Just After a Midnight Deadline

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Barely missing its midnight deadline, the Senate voted early Saturday to reauthorize a key U.S. surveillance law after divisions over whether the FBI should be restricted from using ...