Sunday, November 27, 2022

Politics

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman

DAVID FRIEDMAN TO TRUMP: ‘Throw those bums out’

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — In a scathing tweet, David Friedman, President Trump’s ambassador to Israel and an orthodox Jew, condemned Trump over his meeting with antisemites Kanye West a...

Far-Right Ben-Gvir To Be Israel’s National Security Minister

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Extremist politician Itamar Ben-Gvir, who has a long record of anti-Arab rhetoric and stunts, will become Israel's next minister of national security, according to...

SHOCK STUDY: 1 in 4 Employers Less Likely to Hire Jews, 29% Say Antisemitism ‘Acceptable’

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NEW YORK (Yaakov M / VINnews) — A new study shows a shockingly high prevalence of antisemitism in the workplace. Employers discriminate against Jews for a variety of reasons...

OPINION: When I heard Dave Chappelle’s monologue, all I could think about were my classmates’ Holocaust jokes

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(JTA) — I don’t find Dave Chapelle’s “Saturday Night Live” monologue funny, unlike my classmates who draw inspiration from him. About a year ago, in my eighth-grade English clas...

Who Are the Black Hebrew Israelites?

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(American Jewish Committee / VINnews) — Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving apologized Sunday before returning to the Barclays Center after an eight-game suspension for promoting a fil...

Georgia High Court Reinstates Ban On Abortions After 6 Weeks

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ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Supreme Court on Wednesday reinstated the state’s ban on abortions after roughly six weeks of pregnancy, abruptly ending access to later abortions that h...

Israeli Pilots Stranded in Egypt, Out of Fuel

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EGYPT (VINnews) — A group of Israeli pilots are stranded in Egypt and out of fuel. According to the Jerusalem Post, the group flew to Egypt in light aircraft Wednesday and recei...

US Sending Ukraine $400 Million In Ammunition, Generators

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is sending another $400 million in ammunition and generators to Ukraine, the White House announced Wednesday, and is pulling the gear from its own stockp...

Trump’s Long-Teased White House Bid Is Low Key In 1st Week

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NEW YORK (AP) — From the moment he left the White House in defeat last year, Donald Trump has teased the prospect of a third presidential campaign. But in the week since he officia...

WATCH: Elon Musk Discovers Dozens of ‘Stay Woke’ shirts at Twitter HQ

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CALIFORNIA (VINnews) — In this wild video, Elon Musk is seen cleaning out the closets of Twitter, laughing after finding a supply of unworn “Stay Woke” T-shirts. You cannot ...

WATCH: R’ Yaakov Menken: Kanye not ‘radically different than Farrakhan and Omar’

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BALTIMORE (VINnews) — Rabbi Yaakov Menken, Managing Director of the Coalition for Jewish Values, an outspoken leader against the radical left's incitement of antisemitism, appeared...

Fact-Check: Ilhan Omar’s Bogus Statement Slamming Kevin McCarthy

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WASHINGTON (Yaakov M / VINnews) — Antisemite Ilhan Omar released a statement in response to Republican leader Kevin McCarthy’s heroic pledge to strip her from the House Foreign Aff...

Following Threat Against Jewish Community, Gov. Hochul Signs Bills To Help Prevent Hate Crimes

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NEW YORK (JTA) - Days after two men were arrested at Penn Station and charged with planning an attack on a synagogue, Gov. Kathy Hochul signed legislation meant to combat hate and ...

NY Gov Signs Novel Law That Limits Cryptomining, For Now

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is taking a first-in-the-nation step to tap the brakes on the spread of cryptocurrency mining, under legislation that Gov. Kathy Hochul signed Tuesday....

Musk’s Twitter Fact-Checks Another Misleading White House Tweet

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WASHINGTON (Yaakov M / VINnews) — Twitter has fact-checked another misleading White House claim. Readers added “context” to the tweet, which used a bogus talking point that has oft...

Supreme Court Oks Handover Of Trump Tax Returns To Congress

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared the way for the imminent handover of former President Donald Trump's tax returns to a congressional committee after a three-y...

Those Figurines Behind Netanyahu: What Do They Mean?

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - Benjamin Netanyahu’s bookcase is familiar to Israelis, having served as backdrop to countless social media messages. To the discerning viewer, the books thems...

Kim’s Sister Warns US Of ‘A More Fatal Security Crisis’

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned the United States on Tuesday that it would face “a more fatal security crisis" as Washing...

Georgia Runoff: Why One Senate Seat Is Crucial For Democrats

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have secured their majority in the Senate for the next two years. But holding on to Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock’s seat in Georgia’s runoff next mont...

Polish Leader Briefs Russian Pranksters Posing As Macron

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Russian comedians pretending to be the French president tricked the Polish president, Andrzej Duda, into giving them sensitive information after a missile exp...