Tuesday, October 4, 2022

World

Arab Leader To Jordanian Media: ‘At Present We Can’t Take Weapons For Jihad, We Adopt Civilian Jihad’

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — During one of the long filibusters organized by the opposition in an attempt to thwart government legislators this week, MK Orit Struk (Religious Zionism) dec...

75th Anniversary Of Kielce Massacre Marked – But Not By The Polish Government

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Despite the tensions between Israel and the Polish government over the new law barring Jews from appealing seizure of property by the government after 30 years...

2 Dead, 20 Missing After Mudslide Rips Through Japan Town

TOKYO (AP) — A gush of mud that swept away homes and cars in a resort town southwest of Tokyo left at least two people dead and about 20 missing, officials said Sunday. Ten peop...

Polish Rallygoer Who Led Chants About Hanging ‘Zionists’ Sentenced To 1 Year In Jail, An Unusually Stiff Punishment

BIALYSTOK (JTA) — Two ultranationalists in Poland were sentenced to prison in connection with a 2016 rally that featured chants about hanging “Zionists.” One of the participants...

China Rejects US Criticism On Human Trafficking

BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday rejected U.S. accusations it is failing to stop human trafficking and said Washington has no right to criticize due to its history of racial discrimi...

No Lockdown Plans In Russia As Virus Deaths Hit New Record

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities reported a record-breaking 679 new coronavirus deaths on Friday, a fourth day in a row with the highest daily death toll in the pandemic. No pl...

Sen. Chuck Schumer Arranges Visa For Jewish Girl To Obtain Urgent Care In U.S.

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MANCHESTER (VINnews) — A Jewish girl and her family who were at the brink of despair can now breathe a little easier, due to the efforts of Sen. Chuck Schumer and other politicians...

WHO: ‘Dangerous Period’ With Delta Variant

GENEVA (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization says the world is in “a very dangerous period” of the COVID-19 pandemic, noting the more contagious delta variant is identif...

Jerusalem Parents Shocked After 19 Magnets Discovered In Baby’s Stomach

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Last week a one-year-old baby was rushed to the Hadassah hospital on Mount Scopus in Jerusalem, suffering from high fever and shivering. The pediatrician w...

When President Biden Heard Rivlin’s Aide Rivka Ravitz Is Mother Of 12, He Bowed Down To Her

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Jewish people sometimes take for granted the incredible sacrifice involved in the lives of Jewish career women who have large families. Many of these women are...

Report: Iran Restricts Inspector Access To Nuclear Plant After Attack

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TEHRAN (JNS) — Iran is limiting access to inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to its main uranium enrichment plant at Natanz because of what it claims was...

Senior IDF Officer Collapses And Dies During Training 3 Days After Becoming Nahal Brigade Commander

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A senior IDF officer collapsed and died Thursday during a fitness training session at an Israeli military base. Col. Sharon Asman had just taken command of...

UN Official Urges Palestinian Security To Allow Protests

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JERUSALEM (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief on Thursday urged the Palestinian Authority to ensure the safety of protesters after security forces and supporters of President Mahmou...
A poster reading "Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, Racism, Not in Our Name" during a gathering decrying anti-Semitism at Place de la Republique in Paris, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019 amid an upsurge in anti-Semitism in France. It reached a climax last weekend with a torrent of hate speech directed at a distinguished philosopher during a march of yellow vest protesters, adding to questions about the radicalized fringes of the movement hidden within French society and troubling the nation. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

After Failing To Equate Islamophobia With Anti-Semitism, Black Equity Officer Is Fired

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — In an astonishing display of insensitivity regarding the unique phenomenon of anti-Semitism, the director of the worldwide professional organization for childr...

NSA Discloses Hacking Methods It Says Are Used By Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and British agencies disclosed on Thursday details of methods they say have been used by Russian intelligence to break into the cloud services of hundreds of...

Israel Welcomes German Leader As Ally Against Antisemitism

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's president warmly welcomed his German counterpart on Thursday, praising him as an ally in combatting antisemitism. German President Frank-Walter Steinme...

Female Soldier Lightly Injured In Jordan Valley Stabbing Attack, Terrorist Apprehended

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A female soldier was lightly to moderately injured at a Jordan Valley outpost Wednesday morning and her weapon was stolen from her by a Palestinian terrorist,...

Knesset Passes Law Allowing IDF To Cancel Exemptions For Women Who Falsely Claim To Be Religious

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The Knesset passed the first reading of the Security Forces Law, which allows the army to cancel the exemption granted to religious girls from army service if...

Four Yeshiva Students Arrested In Holland For Smuggling Khat, Placed In Separate Jails

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Many Israelis have been caught lately smuggling the khat plant around Europe and among them were quite a few chareidim. Kikar Hashabat reports that 4 yeshiva ...

How Should Medical Schools Deal With Palestine-Supporting Students Who Threaten To Harm Jewish Patients?

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Once upon a time, antisemitism was considered taboo like other forms of racism, but we are now in 2021. America has “returned to normalcy” as Joe Biden would p...