Politics

Texas Official To Teachers: State Law Requires Teaching ‘Opposing’ Views On The Holocaust

TEXAS (JTA) - Teachers in a Texas school district were told last week that a new state law requiring them to present multiple perspectives about “widely debated and currently contr...

UPDATE: UK Lawmaker Stabbed In Eastern England Has Died

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LONDON (AP) — British Conservative lawmaker David Amess has died after being stabbed Friday during a meeting with constituents at a church in eastern England. A 25-year-old man has...

EU Says Anti-Semitism Has No Place In Bloc After Jansa Tweet

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union reiterated Friday that anti-Semitism “has no place" in the 27-nation bloc after Slovenian Prime minister Janez Jansa posted a message on social m...

Bill Clinton In Hospital For Non-Covid-Related Infection

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is in a hospital in California being treated for a non-COVID-related infection, a spokesman said Thursday night. Spokesman Angel ...

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 dur...

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 co...

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...

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 unde...

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 ...

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 ...

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 de...

Mayor: Just 15 Businesses Fined Over NYC Vaccine Mandate

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's COVID-19 vaccination mandate for restaurants, gyms and entertainment venues is going so well that only 15 businesses have been fined for not enforci...

Trump Stars In Madame Tussauds Branch In Dubai 1st Mideast

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In the United Arab Emirates, home to the only Trump-branded golf course in the region and rulers who for years cultivated warm ties with the form...

US Does Not Support Normalization Of Relations With Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — The United States does not support efforts to normalize relations with the government of President Bashar Assad or lift sanctions imposed on Damascus until there is p...

US, Israel Say They Are Exploring A ‘Plan B’ For Iran

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Israel said Wednesday they are exploring a “Plan B” for dealing with Iran if the Islamic Republic does not return in good faith to negotiati...

Former Mossad Chief Yossi Cohen: Iran Is ‘Not Even Close’ To Acquiring Nuclear Weapon

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Former Mossad chief Yossi Cohen dismissed Prime Minister Bennett's claim that the Netanyahu government had failed in preventing Iran from advancing its nuclea...

Florida Fines Key County $3.5 Million For Mandating Vaccines

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The county government that is home to Florida's capital was fined $3.5 million on Tuesday by state health officials for requiring its employees to get COVI...

Kim Vows To Build ‘Invincible’ Military While Slamming US

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reviewed powerful missiles developed to launch nuclear strikes on the U.S. mainland, as he vowed to build an “invincible” ...

Israel PM Urges UN To Hold Iran To Account For Nuclear Moves

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TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett called Tuesday on the United Nations Security Council to take action against Iran over its escalating nuclear program...

Israel’s New PM To Meet With Putin In Sochi, Russia

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett will for the first time as premier meet Russian President Vladimir Putin later this month, with Iran at the top of th...