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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...

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...

A Holocaust Survivor Spends Her 110th Birthday Knitting — The Craft That Was Key To Her Survival

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A recent fall meant Rose Girone spent her 110th birthday in a Long Island rehab facility. But nothing could stop her friends and family from giving her exactly the right gift: red ...

Study: Gas Stoves Worse For Climate Than Previously Thought

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Gas stoves are contributing more to global warming than previously thought because of constant tiny methane leaks while they’re off, a new study found. The same study that teste...

Magnificent Chagall Windows Mark 60 Years In Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (JNS) - When Marc Chagall debuted a series of biblically inspired stained-glass windows at the Louvre in Paris and then at the Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan in 19...

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...

‘Shema Yisrael’ Pendants Found In Archaeological Digs At Sobibor Death Camp

Three pendants inscribed with the “Shema Yisrael” prayer and depictions of Moses and the Ten Commandments have been discovered in archaeological excavations in the Sobibor extermin...

Poland Starts Building Wall On Border With Belarus

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KUZNICA, Poland (AP) — Poland has started building a $394 million wall on its eastern border intended to block migrants pushed by Belarus, in what the European Union calls a “hybri...

As World Marks Holocaust, Some Survivors In Israel Struggle

JERUSALEM (AP) — Several dozen octogenarians, bundled against the cold, chattered in Russian and Hebrew as they picked through heaps of carrots, onions and grapefruit in a Jerusale...

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 ...

International Holocaust Day, Rav Aharon Kotler zt”l, and the Vaad Hatzolah: Watch This Documentary

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by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Today is the designated "International Holocaust Remembrance Day."  It was designated such a little over sixteen years ago by the United Natio...

World Remembers Holocaust As Antisemitism Rises In Pandemic

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BRUSSELS (AP) — Holocaust survivors and politicians warned about the resurgence of antisemitism and Holocaust denial as the world remembered Nazi atrocities and commemorated the 77...

Israel, Cyprus, Greece Power Cable Link Secures EU Funding

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The European Union has earmarked 657 million euros ($736 million) for the construction of a 2,000-megawatt undersea electricity cable that will link the powe...

Tiktok Adds New Features To Direct Users To Reliable Information On The Holocaust

TikTok announced a slate of new features intended to reduce the spread of misinformation about the Holocaust shared on the platform and to direct users to trustworthy sources about...

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...