Tuesday, October 4, 2022

World

WHO Chief Says It Was ‘Premature’ To Rule Out COVID Lab Leak

BERLIN (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization acknowledged it was premature to rule out a potential link between the COVID-19 pandemic and a laboratory leak, and he said ...

South Africa Deploys 25,000 Troops To End Week Of Rioting

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's army began deploying 25,000 troops Thursday to assist police in quelling the weeklong riots and violence sparked by the imprisonment of former Pr...

3 Israelis Including Noted Jewish Rights Activist Rudy Rochman Arrested In Nigeria Over Contact With Separatists

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Three Israelis making a documentary in Nigeria on a forgotten Jewish community were arrested last week and charged with making contact with anti-government se...

UN Recognizes Anti-Semitism As Cause Of Terrorism For First Time In Planning Review

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UNITED NATIONS (JNS) - The U.N. General Assembly acknowledged a link between terrorism anti-Semitism in its recently passed Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy (GCTS) for the first t...

‘Infertile’ British Woman Taken For ‘Appendicitis’ Operation Discovers She Is Actually In Labor

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — 43-year old Janice Kerwick had resigned herself to remaining childless after a decade of attempts to get pregnant with her 39-year-old husband Daniel, includin...

Bush Criticizes Afghanistan Withdrawal, Fears For Women

BERLIN (AP) — Former President George W. Bush criticized the Western withdrawal from Afghanistan in an interview with a German broadcaster released Wednesday, saying he fears that ...

Chinese Parents, Abducted Son Reunited After 24 Years

BANGKOK (AP) — After 24 years of heartache and searching, a Chinese couple was reunited with their son who was abducted as a toddler outside their front gate. Guo Gangtang and h...

HYPOCRITE: Black Fashion Podcaster Turned Civil Rights Activist Uses Anti-Semitic Tropes In Interview With Jewish Founder Of ManRepeller

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Fashion podcaster Recho Omondi has been under attack after her undisguised anti-Semitic diatribe during the course of an interview with socialite and ManRepell...
Leader of the Israel Beyteinu political party Avigdor Liberman leads a press conference in the Israeli parliament on May 18, 2016. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

Under Pressure, Liberman Postpones Cancellation Of Day Care Subsidies

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman and Economic Affairs Minister Orna Barbivai announced Wednesday that the cancellation of day care subsidies for kollel stude...

Death Toll Rises To 17 In Partial Collapse Of China Hotel

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BEIJING (AP) — The death toll in the collapse of a hotel in eastern China was raised to 17 Wednesday as authorities ended the search and rescue mission. The city of Suzhou said ...

UAE Inaugurates Embassy In Israel In Downtown Tel Aviv

JERUSALEM (AP) — The United Arab Emirates formally opened its embassy in Israel on Wednesday, inaugurating its diplomatic offices in Tel Aviv less than a year after the two countri...

Proposed Jerusalem Bill Could Put Bennett Government On Collision Course With Biden Administration

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A new proposed law from Likud member Nir Barkat could embarrass the Bennett-Lapid coalition and put Israel on a collision course with the Biden Administration...

Yemina Trying To Exempt Religious Zionist Kollel Students From Liberman’s Daycare Subsidy Cancellation

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In what is a clear indication that the subsidy cancellations initiated by Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman are supported by Prime Minister Bennett and are de...

Feds Charge 4 In Iran Plot To Kidnap US Resident, 4 Others

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NEW YORK (AP) — An Iranian intelligence officer and three alleged members of an Iranian intelligence network have been charged in Manhattan with plotting to lure a U.S. journalist ...

China Tightens Control Over Cybersecurity In Data Crackdown

BEIJING (AP) — Tech experts in China who find a weakness in computer security would be required to tell the government and couldn’t sell that knowledge under rules further tighteni...

Miami Demonstrators Block Highway To Support Cuban Protests

MIAMI (AP) — Demonstrators expressing solidarity with the thousands of Cubans who waged a rare weekend of protests around their island nation shut down part of a major South Florid...

Yad Le’Achim Organizes Camp For 60 Jewish Children Of Arabs, Including 9 Rescued From Gaza

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — More than 60 Jewish children whose fathers are Arabs and who were rescued in the last few years from Arab villages participated in special summer camps organi...

British Jews To Get Apology 800 Years After Antisemitic Laws That Led To Their Expulsion

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LONDON (JTA) - British Jewish leaders say an anticipated apology from the Church of England for antisemitic laws enacted in 1222 is “better late than never.” The church is plann...

MK Eichler Quotes Letter From 12-Year-Old Chareidi: ‘Why Is Government Waging War On My Mother?’

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — During the course of a speech in the Knesset plenum Monday, MK Yisrael Eichler read a moving letter by a chareidi child whose family would be hit by the new r...

Cubans In Miami Talk Of Boating To Island To Back Protests

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MIAMI (AP) — The United States Coast Guard in Miami is monitoring any activity aimed at increasing “unsafe and illegal” crossings between Florida and Cuba in response to rare stree...