Saturday, May 28, 2022

World

What We Know of Denmark’s Mink Mutation in Covid.19

In September 2020, Denmark announced that it would extract about 17 million minks because more than 12 people were infected with the novel coronavirus’s latest mutation.In No...

What Are the Most Common Reasons Why Dogs Bite People?

There is a saying that dogs are a man’s best friend. While it would be hard to disagree with this statement given the love, compassion, and loyalty that dogs show to their fa...

Netanyahu Welcomes First Commercial Flight From Dubai To Tel Aviv

JERUSALEM (JNS) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday welcomed to Ben-Gurion International Airport the first commercial flight from Dubai to Tel Aviv. Speaking...

Arab Israelis Join Peace Train, Abandoning Palestinian Narrative

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The recent peace agreements between Israel and Arab nations in the Middle East have exposed and refuted the myth that there can be no peace without a solution...

Watch: Heavy Flooding In Bnei Brak, Hod Hasharon And Other Low-Lying Regions

BNEI BRAK (VINnews) — As heavy rains hit most regions in Israel Wednesday, a number of low-lying regions suffered massive flooding, causing damage to cars, infrastructure and to so...

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Agudath Yisrael Against Governor Cuomo’s Synagogue Restrictions

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — The US Supreme Court issued a midnight ruling in favor of a suit brought by Agudath Israel and the Diocese against NY Governor Cuomo's rules regarding synagogu...

Argentine Soccer Great Diego Maradona Who Credited The ‘Hand Of God’ to His Success, Dies At 60

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Diego Maradona, the Argentine soccer great who scored the “Hand of God” goal in 1986 and led his country to that year's World Cup title before later ...

Umm Jan, The Jewish Midwife Who Became A National Heroine In Bahrain

MANAMA, BAHRAIN (VINnews) — A Jewish midwife who moved to Bahrain in the 1930's is now a national icon in the tiny Gulf state, and was even immortalized in a recent Kuwaiti-Saudi t...

To Help Others, Duchess Of Sussex Shares Her Story Of Miscarriage ‘Pain And Grief’ In Emotional NY Times Op-ed

LONDON (AP) — The Duchess of Sussex has revealed that she had a miscarriage in July, giving a personal account of the traumatic experience in hope of helping others. Meghan desc...

Amazon’s Web Service Experiences Outages, Affecting Wide Range Of Internet Services

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Amazon Web Services (AWS) is currently suffering from an outage, taking a significant portion of the internet down with it. Several AWS services were experi...

Montreal Jewish Nursing Home Hit Hard By COVID Infections In 2nd Wave

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MONTREAL (JTA) — A prominent Jewish nursing home in Montreal has seen dozens of residents and staffers infected by COVID-19 amid the second wave of the pandemic to hit Quebec. T...

Bus-Truck Collision On Sao Paulo Highway Leaves 40 Dead

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) —A bus carrying employees of a textile company and a truck collided on a highway in Brazil's Sao Paulo state early Wednesday, killing 40 people, officials said....

China’s Xi Congratulates Biden, Hopes For ‘Win-Win’ Ties

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BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulated U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday and expressed hope for “win-win cooperation” amid conflicts over trade, techno...

Watch: 6-Year-Old Falls Four Floors, Gets Up And Walks Back To Her Home

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TOMSK (VINnews) — In the frigid Russian city of Tomsk, snow falls thick and fast, covering the ground with a deep cushion of snow. Ironically, it was this cushion which saved the l...

Mass Prayers To Be Held For Jews Buried In Arab Countries

NEW YORK (JNS) - Diaspora and Israeli organizations and communities representing millions of Jews around the world will participate on Saturday in a mass Kaddish (mourners’ prayer)...

Ivanka Trump Tweets Clip Of Israeli Fruits In Dubai, Acknowledges Father And Husband

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Ivanka Trump shared a clip on her Twitter page of Israeli fruits being sold openly under the Israeli flag in the Dubai markets. Trump added to the clip that th...

Priest Returns To His Jewish Roots 60 Years After Parents Murder In Holocaust

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The Kollel Chabad volunteer who called up Yaakov Wexler, an elderly Jerusalem resident last month to find out how he was coping with the lockdown, did not exp...

How COVID-19 is Impacting Traffic

The pandemic affected our lives in many different ways, some not so perceptible. Social distancing indeed reduced the number of traffic accidents worldwide. Closed bars also reduce...

Explainer: China’s Claims Of Coronavirus On Frozen Foods

BEIJING (AP) — China says it has detected the coronavirus on packages of imported frozen food, but how valid are its claims and how serious is the threat to public health? Froze...

Sweden Pleads For The Life Of Iranian-Swedish Physician Set To Be Executed In Iran For Spying For Israel

TEHRAN (JTA) — The Swedish foreign minister pleaded with Iran to spare the life of a Swedish-Iranian physician who was convicted on charges that he was spying for Israel, saying th...