Tuesday, October 4, 2022

World

Report: Classified UK Defense Papers Found At Bus Stop

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LONDON (AP) — Sensitive defense documents containing details about the British military have been found at a bus stop in England, the BBC reported Sunday. The papers included pl...

IDF, United Hatzalah Send Rescue Delegations To Miami

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Defense Minister Benny Gantz announced Saturday night that a delegation from the IDF's search and rescue team will be sent to Miami to help in the rescue effo...

Former Supreme Court Chief Justice Miriam Naor To Head Meron Commission Of Inquiry

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Former Supreme Court Chief Justice Miriam Naor will head the commission of inquiry established to investigate the tragedy in Meron in which 45 people lost the...

Family Receives Calls From Landline Buried In Rubble Of Surfside Tower

NEW YORK (VINnews) — During the three days which have passed since the collapse of the Champlain Towers South in Surfside, Miami, there have been a number of signs of life from the...

Poland Backs Property Restitution Reforms Slammed By Israel

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland on Friday defended planned changes to its property restitution regulations, after Israel said the reforms were “immoral’ and will prevent Jewish claims...

5 Dead, Hundreds Injured By Rare Tornado In Czech Republic

PRAGUE (AP) — A rare tornado believed to be the most devastating twister in the Czech Republic’s modern history has torn through country's southeast, killing at least five people a...

Israeli Supreme Court Overturns Rabbinical Court Ruling: Adulteress Can Receive Half Of Joint Possessions

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a landmark decision taken by a nine-judge panel in Israel's Supreme Court, the court overturned an opinion rendered by the Higher Rabbinical Court and forc...

US To Keep About 650 Troops In Afghanistan After Withdrawal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Roughly 650 U.S. troops are expected to remain in Afghanistan to provide security for diplomats after the main American military force completes its withdrawal, w...

Judge Keeps Mumbai Terror Attack Suspect In US Custody

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Chicago businessman will remain in the United States as a federal judge in Los Angeles weighs whether he will be extradited to India for his alleged rol...

In Historic Move, Honduras Inaugurates Its Embassy In Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a first major foreign policy success for the new Bennett-Lapid government, the new embassy of Honduras was inaugurated in Jerusalem Thursday at a historic ...

Third Victim Of Karlin Bleacher Collapse Passes Away Five Weeks After Event

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — 39-year-old Eliyahu Karpel is the third victim of the Karlin bleacher collapse which occurred on the eve of Shavuos, nearly six weeks ago. Karpel, who was fou...

Open Letter To ‘Proudly Jewish’ Rep. Andy Levin, Married To Gentile, Who Thinks Judaism Is A Culture

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — In 1958, David Ben-Gurion, Israel's first prime minister, sent a letter to 51 Jewish intellectuals asking their opinion on how to identify who is a Jew. Ben...

Haaretz Publishes Anti-Chareidi Cartoon Regarding COVID-19 Spike: ‘We Need To Organize A Tish’

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In the wake of the coronavirus spike in Israel over the last few days, the Haaretz newspaper published a vitriolic anti-chareidi cartoon depicting chareidi MK...
FILE - Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi David Lau pose for a picture at his office in Jerusalem on September 17, 2014. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Holocaust Survivor Participates In Emotional Semicha Of Great-Grandson With Chief Rabbi Lau

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — 94-year-old Holocaust survivor Binyamin Wurzberger had an emotional meeting today with Israeli chief rabbi David Lau, himself the son of a survivor. Rabbi Lau...

Watch: Elephant Crashes Into Kitchen In Search Of Food

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — A hungry elephant foraging for food crashed into a kitchen in Thailand in a vain search for food. The elephant can be seen in this clip vainly rolling its trun...

McAfee Antivirus Software Creator Found Dead In Spanish Prison Hours After Court Okays His Extradition To The US

MADRID (AP) — John McAfee, the creator of the McAfee antivirus software, has been found dead in his cell in a jail near Barcelona, a government official told The Associated Press o...

Lost Child Found After 2 Nights In The Italian Woods

MILAN (AP) — A 21-month-old child was found alive Wednesday in the bottom of a ravine after spending two nights alone in the woods near his home in Tuscany. The boy was found wh...

Iran: ‘Sabotage Attack’ On Civilian Nuclear Center Thwarted

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian authorities have thwarted what they called a “sabotage attack” targeting a civilian nuclear facility near the country's capital, state TV reported Wedne...

Israel Suffers Spike In COVID-19 Cases Of Delta Variant Particularly Among Schoolchildren

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israel is suffering a steep rise in cases of Covid-19 , particularly among schoolchildren, with the main affected areas being the towns of Binyamina and Modii...

Former Iranian President Ahmedinjad Claims Supreme Leader Khamenei’s Brother-In-Law Contacted Israel

NEW YORK (VINnews) — Ousted former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad claimed Sunday that a high-ranking Iranian official and brother-in-law of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah A...