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US Moving To Toughen Testing Requirement For Travelers

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Washington (AP) — The Biden administration is moving to toughen testing requirements for international travelers to the U.S., including both vaccinated and unvaccinated people, amid the spread of the ...

Watch: Muslim Berated For Reading Quran On London Train: ‘You’re Invading Other People’s Space’

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LONDON (VINnews) — A Muslim man was verbally abused as he recited the Quran on a London train. A clip taken by the Muslim shows a man sitting opposite him who berates him for performing his prayers pu...

WATCH: Explosion Rocks Brooklyn Home, Sparks Fire Overnight In Cypress Hill

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BROOKLYN (VINnews) - Six people were injured overnight and dozens displaced after an explosion and three-alarm fire broke out inside a home in Cypress Hills section of Brooklyn. The moments as it e...

Montreal Fire Destroys Three Jewish Houses, No Casualties

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — A fire which broke out on the second night of Chanukah in Montreal, Canada was discovered by passersby, who alerted the Chaveirim of Montreal. The Chaveirim succeeded in removing ...

Tel Aviv Named World’s Costliest City To Live In

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Tel Aviv has been named the world's most expensive city to live in, according to the ranking of the Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) Cost of Living survey. Last year, Tel Avi...

Shocking New Details: Lev Tahor Leader Buried in Guatemala with Daughter, Follower

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — New evidence has emerged, which appears to confirm that Shlomo Helbrans, former leader of the Lev Tahor cult, is buried in Guatemala in an unmarked grave. Although he reportedly d...

An Op-Ed on Chris Cuomo’s Suspension

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Special to VINNEWS CNN has suspended former disgraced governor Andrew Cuomo’s brother "indefinitely, pending further evaluation."   Prime time anchor Chris Cuomo was suspended after new documents h...

CNN Suspends Chris Cuomo For Helping Brother In Scandal

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NEW YORK (AP) — CNN indefinitely suspended anchor Chris Cuomo on Tuesday after details emerged about how he helped his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, to face charges of sexual harassment ...

14 Chanukah Questions and Answers with Rav Chaim Kanievsky Shlita

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by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com The following questions were posed to Rav Chaim Kanievsky Shlita regarding Chanukah by Rav Yitzchok OhevTzion. Q: The Mishna Brurah in 671:9 writes that a woma...

How a Novel Idea Is Changing The Way People Pay For Therapy

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Prodana is a “pay-it-forward” digital tool that changes the way people pay for therapy.Instead of charging your client for the session, you offer them a chance to pay their gratitude forwa...

Mordechai Shapiro Responds to Uproar over Controversial Concert

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In response to the uproar following his concert Monday during which inappropriate dancing took place, renowned singer Mordechai Shapiro has released a statement. According to ...

Holocaust Survivors Mark Hanukkah At Jerusalem Western Wall

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Several dozen Holocaust survivors marked the third night of Hanukkah on Tuesday with a menorah-lighting ceremony at Jerusalem's Western Wall that paid tribute to them and the 6 millio...

After Years Of Planning, IDF Announces Move Of Military Intelligence To Negev

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - After several years of planning and deliberation, the Israel Defense Forces announced on Monday that it would initiate a project to transfer its Military Intelligence Directorate fro...

Fox Host Lara Logan Compares Fauci To Nazi Doctor Mengele, And Auschwitz Museum Calls It ‘Shameful’

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NEW YORK (JTA) - Fox Nation host Lara Logan compared Anthony Fauci, the top official handling the U.S. coronavirus response, to Josef Mengele, the Nazi doctor who conducted experiments on inmates at t...

Understanding Omicron: a Worthwhile Overview

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By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com The Omicron variant is officially called B1.1.529. (or B11 Habeit for those who use Hebrew mnemonics).  We don’t know so much about it yet, because it was only di...

Authorities: Student Kills 3, Wounds 6 At Michigan School

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OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at his Michigan high school, killing three other students and wounding six other people, including a teacher. Oakla...

Austin Chabad Lights Menorah At Highway Overpass Where Neo-Nazis Hung Antisemitic Banners

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AUSTIN (JTA) - A Chabad house in Austin organized a Hanukkah menorah lighting in an unusual place on Monday night: on a highway overpass looking out over the busy MoPac Expressway. They didn’t just...

Walmart Said She Shoplifted; Jury Awards Her $2.1 Million

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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman who says she was falsely arrested for shoplifting at a Walmart and then threatened by the company after her case was dismissed has been awarded $2.1 million in dam...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Will Banning Really Solve the Problem?

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Dear VINnews, Recently, Gedolim have been speaking out against harmful behaviors that have become widespread, even among “Yeshivishe” families. Smartphones and devices are rampant, and even if t...

Polish Ice Cream Shop Owner Running A Local Jewish Museum In Dispute With Landau Family Of Brooklyn

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KRAKOW (JTA)- In a small town in Poland, a local ice cream maker is serving up an unusual side dish: a gallery of items once owned by local Jews, including the family that lived in the building before...