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Incoming Religious Affairs Minister Mattan Kahana: I Won’t Violate Even A Millimeter Of Halacha

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — I have great honor, admiration and reverence towards scholars and students of Torah and I hope that I will continue to be received in their homes," says incom...

BBC Palestinian Correspondent Fired After Tweeting ‘Hitler Was Right’ And ‘IDF Should Go To Hell’

NEW YORK (VINnews) — A Palestinian BBC journalist covering the Israeli-Palestinian scene has been sacked after an internal probe revealed that she had tweeted that "Hitler was righ...

Bolsonaro Fined For Flouting Mask Order At Motorcycle Rally

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro led thousands of motorcyclist supporters through the streets of Sao Paulo on Saturday — and got hit with a fine for failure to we...

Torah Ark Desecrated Inside Frankfurt Airport Prayer Room

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BERLIN (AP) — A leading Jewish group in Germany on Saturday condemned the antisemitic desecration of a Torah ark inside the Jewish prayer room at Frankfurt's international airport....

At El Salvador’s Bitcoin Beach, A Glimpse Of Crypto Economy

EL ZONTE, El Salvador (AP) — After El Salvador’s congress made the bitcoin legal tender this week, eyes turned to this rural fishing village on the Pacific coast. Known to surfers ...

Krakow City Official Says Good-Luck Figurines Of Jews Are ‘Antisemitic’ And Should Not Be Sold

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KRAKOW (JTA) - A spokesperson for the city of Krakow, Poland, condemned as antisemitic the figurines of Orthodox Jews that are on sale as good luck charms there. “This figurine ...

Watch: Probe Into Remains Found Near Site Of Former Auschwitz Camp

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish prosecutors are investigating an apparent mass burial site revealed this month near the area of the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz. A lo...

WATCH: In Stunning, Revelatory Lengthy Interview, Ex-Mossad Chief Warns Iran, Defends Netanyahu

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The outgoing chief of Israel's Mossad intelligence service has offered the closest acknowledgment yet his country was behind recent attacks targe...

Watch: Home Command Chareidi Soldiers Sing Outside Home Of 5-Year-Old Rocket Victim

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Soldiers from the Home Command's Yonatan company which is comprised of chareidim came to the city of Sderot for a seminar. At the same time they  held a memor...

WATCH: Jerusalem Post’s Ruthie Blum Reveals The Truth Behind The New Israeli Coalition Government

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — As we speak today, the new Government coalition of the Israeli right, centrists, and the anti-Zionist Arab parties have yet to become official. Alan and Ba...

US Begins Shifting Afghan Combat Operations Outside Country

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military has already begun conducting combat operations and surveillance in Afghanistan from outside the country's borders, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austi...

Biden Lays Out US Vax Donations, Urges World Leaders To Join

ST. IVES, England (AP) — President Joe Biden urged global leaders Thursday to join him in sharing coronavirus vaccines with struggling nations around the world after he promised th...

Russia Fines Facebook, Telegram Over Banned Content

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities on Thursday ordered Facebook and the messaging app Telegram to pay steep fines for failing to remove banned content, a move that could be part of ...

Germany Starts Rolling Out A Digital EU Vaccination Pass

BERLIN (AP) — Germany on Thursday started rolling out a digital vaccination pass that can be used across Europe as the continent gets ready for the key summer travel season. The...

Biden Embraces A Trump Policy In Backing Arab-Israeli Deals

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Biden administration is laying the groundwork for a renewed push to encourage more Arab countries to sign accords with Israel and working to strengthen existi...

Man Says He Slapped Macron Because Of France’s ‘Decline’

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VALENCE, France (AP) — A 28-year-old man on trial for slapping French President Emmanuel Macron testified Thursday that the attack was impulsive and unplanned, and prompted by ange...

Outraged Reactions After Arizona Experiments With ‘Zyklon B’ Type Of Gas For Executions

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — The state of Arizona has met with outraged reactions after it refurbished and tested a gas chamber which could be used on death row inmates. The experiments in...

Canada Looks To Ease Travel Quarantine Rules

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TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s health minister says fully vaccinated Canadian citizens and permanent residents who test negative for COVID-19 will soon be exempt from a two-week quarantin...

The Biden Administration Is Handing Hamas A Political Victory

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WASHINGTON (JNS/Farley Weiss) - Prussian General Carl von Clausewitz famously said, “War is the continuation of politics by other means.” Hamas’s strategy of launching missile atta...

South African Woman Gives Birth To 10 Babies, Setting New World Record

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — A 37-year-old South African woman has reportedly given birth to ten babies in one birth, setting a Guinness world record just a month after a woman from Mali h...