Monday, August 15, 2022

World

The President Of Tunisia Slanders The Jews

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TUNISIA (JNS/Dr. Edy Cohen) - Ten years after the so-called “Arab Spring” began in Tunisia, that country is in the headlines once again. A series of violent demonstrations have ta...

Netanyahu, Senior Officials Meet With UAE’s First Ambassador To Israel

JERUSALEM (JNS) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Tuesday with the first United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Israel, Mohamed Mahmoud Fateh Ali Al Khaja, according t...

ICC Announces Investigation Into Israeli, Palestinian War Crimes

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Wednesday she has launched an investigation into alleged crimes in the Palestinian territories...

United Torah Judaism Mocks ‘Bark Mitzvah’, Compares To Reform Conversions

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A clip by the UTJ party has aroused fierce opposition in secular political circles, after it portrayed reform conversions by using dogs wearing Jewish symbols...

US Forces: Rockets Hit Airbase In Iraq Hosting US Troops

BAGHDAD (AP) — At least 10 rockets targeted a military base in western Iraq that hosts U.S.-led coalition troops on Wednesday, the coalition and the Iraqi military said. It was not...

BBC Debate On Whether Jews Are An Ethnic Minority Group Sparks Outrage

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LONDON (JTA) - The BBC has been accused of bias in its coverage of Israel for decades. Now the public broadcaster is taking flak from British Jews for coverage much closer to home....

Anglo-Israeli Grandma Goes Viral After Hilarious Interview With Israeli Anchor Rafi Reshef

JERUSALEM (VINnews)— Effi Hercky, an effervescent 81-year-old Anglo-Israeli never expected to rise to stardom at her stage in life, but a short interview with Israeli anchor Rafi R...

Yehuda Meshi-Zahav Receives Israel Prize For Lifetime Achievement

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — ZAKA founder and director Yehuda Meshi-Zahav has received the Israel Prize for Lifetime Achievement for the year 2021. Meshi-Zahav received the news from Educ...

MK Pindrus: ‘IDF Converts Are Shiksas, Whoever Marries Them- His Father Should Sit Shiva’

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The political environment in Israel, never calm before elections, reached a stormy crescendo after MK Yitzchak Pindrus (UTJ) said at a conference Tuesday that...

Analysis: Court Forces Knesset To Determine Character Of Jewish State

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Monday's bombshell decision by the Israeli supreme court to recognize Reform and Conservative conversions performed in Israel with regard to the right to citi...

Watch: Hero Rescues Vietnamese Child Who Fell From 12th Floor Of Building

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — In a dramatic scene which occurred in Hanoi Vietnam, a 2-year-old child who fell 12 floors from her house was caught by a passing delivery person, breaking her...

Canadian Jews Slam T-Shirts Comparing Coronavirus Vaccines To Holocaust

VANCOUVER (JNS)- The Jewish community in Canada is outraged over a T-shirt created by a Vancouver woman that attempts to compare vaccinations against COVID-19 to the Holocaust, Can...

Toronto Vaccinates Police Officers Before Those 80 Or Above

TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s largest city has started vaccinating police officers ahead of people 80 years of age and older. A Toronto police spokesperson said Monday police constabl...

Israeli Supreme Court Recognizes Reform, Conservative Converts As Jews Regarding Law Of Return

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a landmark ruling, the Israeli Supreme Court ruled Monday that conversion performed by the Reform and Conservative movements in Israel will be recognized b...

Report: US Wasted Billions On Cars, Buildings In Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The United States wasted billions of dollars in war-torn Afghanistan on buildings and vehicles that were either abandoned or destroyed, according to a report relea...

Report: Obama Offered Syria Israeli Withdrawal From Golan Heights

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WASHINGTON (JNS) - Just a few months before the Syrian civil war erupted in March 2011, the Obama administration offered the Assad regime an Israeli withdrawal from the Golan Heigh...

France’s Sarkozy Convicted Of Corruption, Sentenced To Jail

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PARIS (AP) — A Paris court on Monday found French former President Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption and influence peddling and sentenced him to one year in prison and a two-yea...

Regulator: China Not Ready To Let Boeing 737 Max Fly Again

BEIJING (AP) — China isn’t ready to join the United States in approving Boeing’s 737 Max to return to flying following a two-year grounding prompted by a pair of fatal crashes, a r...

Watch: Grandmother Chases After Thief, Knocks Him Down And Retrieves Handbag

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — A grandmother from Gold Coast, Australia ran after a thief who tried to snatch her handbag and successfully fought him off and retrieved her handbag. In dra...

Thousands Of Chareidi Families Trudge To Jerusalem By Foot After Govt. Closes Entrance Roads

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a crude attempt to prevent the large gatherings of chasidim on Purim in Jerusalem which this year took place on Sunday, the Israeli government closed the r...