Tuesday, October 4, 2022

World

Meet The Rabbi Who Made It Possible To Live A Jewish Life In The UAE

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (JNS) - Levi Duchman, the chief rabbi of the Jewish community in the United Arab Emirates, celebrated his own wedding on Sept. 14. It happened to be the first ...

German Minister Tells Poland No Chance For WWII Reparations

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister told her Polish counterpart Tuesday there will be no more World War II reparations because Berlin considers the matter is closed. ...

3 Physicists Share Nobel Prize For Work On Quantum Science

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Three scientists jointly won this year's Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for their work on quantum information science that has significant applications, for exa...

Iran’s President Tries To Assuage Anger As Protests Continue

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Tuesday appealed for national unity and tried to allay anger against the country’s rulers, even as the anti-go...

Musk’s Plan To End Russian War Infuriates Ukraine On Twitter

NEWYORK (AP0 - Elon Musk has gotten into a Twitter tussle with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy after the tech billionaire floated a divisive proposal to end Russia’s invasi...

N. Korea Sends Missile Soaring Over Japan In Escalation

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday fired an intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan for the first time in five years, forcing Japan to issue evacuation notice...

‘We Must Speak To The Zionist Lobby’: Mahmoud Abbas Urges Palestinian Americans To Engage With Aipac

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JERUSALEM (JTA) - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has emphatically encouraged dialogue with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC, despite his disagr...

Chinese Censors Ban Printing Of Hasidic Woman’s Memoir Due To ‘Anti-Communist’ Content

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NEW YORK (JTA) - Hasidic book publisher Dovid Zaklikowski was looking forward to getting his latest title — the memoir of a Jewish woman who immigrated from the Soviet Union to the...

Ukrainian Troops Claim Gains In Russia-Annexed Region

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KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian troops pushed forward Monday with their offensive that has embarrassed Moscow, with Kyiv officials and foreign observers hinting at new gains in the ...

Indonesian Police Probe Tear Gas Firing At Soccer Match

MALANG, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police said they were investigating over a dozen officers responsible for firing tear gas that set off a crush that killed 125 people at a socce...

Iran’s Supreme Leader Breaks Silence On Protests, Blames US

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei responded publicly on Monday to the biggest protests in Iran in years, breaking weeks of silence to ...

Poland Demands $1.3 Trillion In War Damages From Germany

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s foreign minister on Monday signed an official note to Germany requesting the payment of some $1.3 trillion in reparations for the damage incurred by ...

SHOCK VIDEO: Innocent Elderly Bystanders Attacked by Police Water Cannon

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — On Sunday, an elderly couple in Jerusalem was brutally hit by a police water cannon. The couple did nothing wrong, they were innocent bystanders standing in p...

Google Discontinues Google Translate In Mainland China

HONG KONG (AP) — Google has discontinued its Google Translate services in mainland China, removing one of the company’s few remaining services that it had provided in a country whe...

Sweden Sends Special Diving Vessel To Area Of Pipeline Leaks

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden has sent a vessel capable of “advanced diving missions” to the Baltic Sea area where ruptured undersea pipelines had leaked natural gas for days, ...

EU, Israel Hold High-Level Talks For First Time In A Decade

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Israel on Monday held high-level talks for the first time in a decade, with the Europeans keen to press Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid on ...

Merav Michaeli: Dan Region Light Rail Will Run On Shabbos, Chareidim Won’t Dare Cancel It

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — After announcing Sunday that "the light rail will run on Shabbos", Israeli transport minister Merav Michaeli insists that this decision will not change even ...

Two Terrorists Eliminated After Attempted Ramming Of Soldiers, Settlers Come Under Terrorist Fire

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Two Palestinian terrorists were eliminated after they attempted to ram Israeli soldiers involved in an arrest raid at the Jalazoun refugee camp near Beit El. ...

WATCH: 93-Year-Old Petah Tikva Pianist Reenacts Shir HaMaalos As Heard From Yossele Rosenblatt

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Yosefa Fish, a 93-year-old pianist residing in Petah Tikva, is remarkably sprightly for her age. Fish has not forgotten an event which left an indelible impre...

Explainer: What’s Behind Indonesia’s Deadly Soccer Match?

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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Violence, tear gas and a deadly crush that erupted following a domestic league soccer match Saturday night marked another tragedy in Indonesian football. ...