Politics

Russia Says It Won’t Start A War As Ukraine Tensions Moun

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's top diplomat said Friday that Moscow will not start a war in Ukraine but warned that it wouldn't allow the West to trample on its security interests, amid fe...

Dozens of Lev Tahor Cult Members Spotted In Bosnia

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BOSNIA (VINnews) — Members of the extremist Lev Tahor cult have apparently traveled to Bosnia and Herzegovina, and have likely been there for at least several months. Local resi...

US Tries To Name And Shame Russian Disinformation On Ukraine

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a break from the past, the U.S. and its allies are increasingly revealing their intelligence findings as they confront Russian preparations for a possible inva...

Palin Dines Out Again In NYC Days After Positive Virus Test

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NEW YORK (AP) — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was spotted dining out at a New York City restaurant two days after testing positive for the coronavirus. The 2008 Republican vice...

Crowd In Toronto Cheers On Anti-Vaccine Trucker Convoy

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TORONTO (AP) — A large crowd gathered outside a mall north of Toronto on Thursday to cheer a group of local truckers preparing to join a convoy to Ottawa protesting Canada's corona...

Buttigieg Vows Help As US Car Fatalities Keep Spiking Higher

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is vowing to help stem rising traffic fatalities, releasing a broad-based strategy aimed at reducing speed, redesigning ro...

Voting Machine Company Won’t Comply With Wisconsin Subpoena

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Nebraska-based voting machine company told the Republican-hired attorney leading an investigation into the 2020 presidential election in Wisconsin that it wi...

THE FALLOUT CONTINUES: Unilever Fires 1,500 Workers, Splits Ice Cream From Food Division

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NEW YORK (JNS) - The multinational firm Unilever, which owns Ben & Jerry’s, announced on Tuesday that in the wake of severe losses, it will fire 1,500 workers around the world ...

Erdogan Says Israeli President To Visit Turkey Next Month

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Israel’s president, Isaac Herzog, is expected to visit Turkey next month, the Turkish president has said, as the two countries move to heal rifts. In an in...

Biden: 1st Black Woman Justice On High Court ‘Long Overdue’

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday affirmed his pledge to nominate the first Black woman to the U.S. Supreme Court, saying it was “long overdue." He praised retiring...

US Response On Ukraine Offers Little Optimism, Russia Says

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MOSCOW (AP) — The U.S. rejection of Russia’s main demands to resolve the crisis over Ukraine left little ground for optimism, the Kremlin said Thursday, while adding that dialogue ...

ANOTHER: Yaakov Litzman Resigning from Knesset, Pleads Guilty in Malka Leifer Case

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Yaakov Litzman has cut a deal with Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit, becoming the second Charedi MK to do so in the past few weeks, after a deal was reache...

Pictures: Jerusalem Covered In White

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JERUSALEM (VINnews)— As heavy snow blanketed Jerusalem with nearly 20 cm of snow, the city bathed in white Thursday morning. Children received a day off from school and romped happ...

‘I’m Proud I Irritated You’: Father Of 15 Responds To MK Who Blamed Economic Woes On ‘Accelerating Birthrate’

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — "I'm proud to have irritated you." With these words, a bus driver from Beitar Illit, Reb Moshe David Cohen, responded to a contentious statement by an MK from...

Belz Deny Accepting ‘State Chasidic’ Core Curriculum, Stress They Want Equal Funding To Chinuch Azmai

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The educational committee of the Belz chasidim in Israel has published a sharp denial of the reports that Belz have agreed to teach a core curriculum includin...

Schumer Proposes Doubling Nonprofit Security Grant Funding To $360 Million

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NEW YORK (JNS) - Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced during a press conference on Wednesday in Midtown Manhattan that he is proposing to double the funding of t...

ADAMS’ NEW YORK: Despite Rampant Shoplifting, Store Workers Told To Do Nothing But Watch (SEE THE VIDEO)

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Two shocking videos have been published on the New York Post website, depicting rampant shoplifting in the city, with no consequences for the criminals. Bra...

JUDGE: Monsey Stabber will Not Stand Trial in Chanukah Attack

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ROCKLAND (VINnews) — Grafton Thomas, the vicious antisemitic monster who allegedly attacked and stabbed multiple Jews, killing one of them, will not stand trial in the foreseeable ...

Biden Has Long Been Preparing For A Supreme Court Pick

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has already narrowed the field for his first Supreme Court pick. Biden said as a presidential candidate that if he were given the chance to...

Charedi Kids to Study Core Curriculum in Israel?

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A stunning new educational milestone may be imminent, as a large Charedi group may soon integrate the core curriculum into its yeshivas. Several days ago, ...