Saturday, May 28, 2022

World

A Ukrainian Priest Who Saved Jews During The Holocaust Has Never Been Honored By Yad Vashem. New Research Could Change That.

UKRAINE (JTA) - Pope Pius XII, the leader of the Catholic church through the World War II years, does not have a great reputation in the Jewish community. Although he hid some J...

Ramadan TV Series About Gulf Jews Ignites Controversy

JERUSALEM (AP) — A television series aired by a Saudi broadcaster during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan has sparked controversy by offering a positive depiction of a Jewish commu...

South Korea: Kim Did Not Have Surgery Amid Lingering Rumors

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un did not undergo surgery or any other medical procedure, a South Korean official said Sunday, amid speculation about his he...

Japanese Island Suffers Second Wave Of COVID-19 After Prematurely Opening Lockdown

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HOKKAIDDO, JAPAN(VINnews) — A Japanese island has been struck by a second wave of coronavirus after having prematurely lifted its lockdown. Hokkaido, the second-largest island i...

Uk Pm: At Low Point, Doctors Prepared My Death Announcement

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson has offered more insight into his hospitalization for coronavirus, telling a British newspaper that he knew doctors were preparing for th...

Mistaken E-Mail Leads To Federal Inquiry Of False Claims By Dr Zelenko About Hydroxychloroquine

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NEW YORK (VINnews) - A Washington Post report revealed that a preliminary inquiry had been opened by a federal prosecutor into whether a New York doctor who won White House attenti...

Intel To Purchase Israeli Transit Data Company Moovit For An Estimated 1 Billion Dollars

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — International silicon chip giant Intel has announced that it is completing the purchase of Israeli transit data company Moovit in a deal worth approximately $...

Intelligence Report : China Lied About Source of COVID-19 And Human-To-Human Transmission

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — The New York Post reports that an intelligence document leaked from the “Five Eyes” intelligence alliance comprised of the five leading English-speaking countr...

Doctors Gave Up On This COVID-19 Patient, But His Son Managed To Keep Him Alive

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LONDON (VINnews) —When Suryakant "Suri" Nathwani returned from the hospital where doctors had refused to place him on a ventilator, the reserved 81-year-old grabbed his son's hand ...

Air Travel Wanes, But Bodies Still Fly To Israel For Burial

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TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Air travel to Israel has come to a near standstill due to coronavirus restrictions, but one type of voyage still endures: the final journey of Jews wishing ...

NKorea’s Kim Jong Un Appears In Public Amid Health Rumors

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made his first public appearance in 20 days as he celebrated the completion of a fertilizer factory near Pyongyang, state ...

Canada Bans Assault-Style Weapons After Shooting Rampage

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday that Canada is banning the use and trade of assault-style weapons immediately. Trudeau cited numerous mass shootings in ...

Dem Lawmakers Say Trump’s Freeze For WHO To Hurt Venezuelans

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MIAMI (AP) — As much as $110 million in U.S. funding for disease prevention in Latin America as well as U.S. support for Venezuelan migrants has been thrown into doubt as part of P...

Israel To Partially Open Schools Sunday, Middle Grades To Continue Distance Learning

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israeli cabinet ministers voted Friday to allow students in grades 1-3 and 11-12 to return to school on Sunday, with kindergartens only expected to reopen on ...

Explosions Rock Weapons Warehouse On Base In Central Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Explosions rocked a Syrian military base housing a weapons warehouse Friday in the country's central Homs province causing human and material losses, the defense mini...

Watch: Doctors Gave 5% Chance Of Recovery, Rabbi Aryeh Zev Ginzberg Miraculously Came Home

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Rabbi Aryeh Zev Ginzberg, rabbi of the Chofetz Chaim Torah Center of Cedarhurst and the founding rabbi of Ohr Moshe Torah Institute in Hillcrest, Queens, retur...

Lives Lost: Virus Silences Angelic Voice Of WWII Evacuee

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — After Adolf Hitler annexed his native Austria and Allied bombs laid waste to Vienna, Hannelore Cruz traveled to Portugal without her parents as a refugee fr...

Watchdog Group Says US Not Releasing Data On Taliban Attacks

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. mission in Afghanistan has for the first time refused to publicly release its data on insurgent attacks amid the implementation of a peace agreem...

French Rabbis’ Regional Conference Moves Online

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FRANCE (Chabad.org) — As humanity continues to experience the restrictions associated with social distancing in the age of the coronavirus, more and more activities are taking plac...

Trump Harshly Blames China For Pandemic; A Lab ‘Mistake’?

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday speculated that China could have unleashed the coronavirus on the world due to some kind of horrible “mistake,” and his intelli...