Saturday, May 28, 2022

World

Coronavirus Drifts Through The Air In Microscopic Droplets – Here’s The Science Of Infectious Aerosols

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NEW YORK (THE CONVERSATION/AP) During the 1970s when I was growing up in Southern California, the air was so polluted that I was regularly sent home from high school to “shelter in...

Chareidim Flock To Internet During Coronavirus Lockdown

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic has caught the Chareidi public in Israel unawares. Until this point a large proportion of the public shunned the inte...

Rabbi Chaim And Rabbi Gershon: Summer Zman Begins Sunday, 3 Full Sedarim By Phone

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BNEI BRAK (VINnews) — After the Israeli health ministry refused to allow yeshivos to open in any format, the leaders of the Lithuanian community published a letter for all yeshiva ...

Video: Coronavirus Patients Open Yeshiva At Tiberias Hotel

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TIBERIAS (VINnews) — Coronavirus patients in Israel are either transferred to hospital (if they require treatment), left at home (if they have a place to stay in isolation) or if t...

EU: Malaria Drugs Used For Virus Could Cause Side Effects

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LONDON (AP) — The European Union's medicines regulator on Thursday warned countries that malaria drugs being used experimentally to treat the new coronavirus have potentially serio...

British And German Teams Begin Clinical Trials Of COVID-19 Vaccines On Humans

OXFORD, ENGLAND (VINnews) — As COVID-19 continues to cause relentless infections and death worldwide, the race to develop an effective vaccine against the virus has gathered pace i...

Truck Kills 4 Australian Police Who Stopped Speeding Driver

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A truck killed four police officers who had detained a drug-affected speeding driver in a collision on a Melbourne freeway, officials said Thursday. ...

Katmandu Shaliach Chani Lifshitz Will Not Light Torch On Israel’s Independence Day

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KATMANDU, NEPAL (VINnews) — Chani Lifshitz, the Chabad representative in Katmandu, Nepal was slated to light a torch representing the diaspora communities on Israel's 72nd Independ...

Iran Guard Commander Threatens Us Navy After Trump Tweet

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The leader of Iran's Revolutionary Guard warned Thursday he ordered his forces to potentially target the U.S. Navy after President Donald Trump's tweet a day ea...

Rav Gershon Edelstein: How To Deal With Kids Who Don’t Get Up For Davening

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BNEI BRAK (VINnews) — Due to the continued lockdown on towns in Israel, many young people and children have lost their sense of night and day and have entered a routine of sleeping...

Iran-US Tensions Rise On Trump Threat, Iran Satellite Launch

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions between Washington and Tehran flared anew Wednesday as Iran's Revolutionary Guard conducted a space launch that could advance the country's long-range mi...

Porch Minyan Leads To Unusual Shidduch Between Neighbors

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BNEI BRAK (VINnews) — The porch minyanim taking place in numerous Chareidi neighborhoods around Israel and the US have led to women becoming more involved in communal prayer, as th...

US To Boost Aid To Greenland In Bid To Counter Russia, China

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is poised to announce an expanded diplomatic presence in Greenland and a new assistance package for the vast island aimed at thwarting gr...

Swiss Study Reveals: Coronavirus Attacks Lining Of Blood Cells And Not Just Lungs

ZURICH (VINnews) — A new Swiss study published in the prestigious medical journal The Lancet claims that coronavirus does not just harm lungs but also attacks the lining of blood v...

Eli Beer In Interview: ‘I Thought I Would Never See My Children Again’

BNEI BRAK (VINnews) — For weeks Eli Beer, the president of United Hatzalah, lay sedated and respirated in a Miami hospital after he contracted coronavirus. In an interview with Kik...

Shin Bet Foils Terror Attacks At Jerusalem’s Teddy Stadium And Against IDF Forces

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israel's secret service, the Shin Bet, has foiled a number of terror attacks, including one designated for the Teddy Stadium which seats 30,000 people, accord...

As People Stay Home, Earth Turns Wilder And Cleaner

BOSTON (AP) - An unplanned grand experiment is changing Earth. As people across the globe stay home to stop the spread of the new coronavirus, the air has cleaned up, albeit tem...

NKorea Silence On Kim’s Health Raises Succession Speculation

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — With North Korea saying nothing so far about outside media reports that leader Kim Jong Un may be unwell, there’s renewed worry about who’s next in line t...

Trump Tweets He’s Ordered Navy To Destroy Iranian Gunboats

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid tensions with Iran, President Donald Trump said Wednesday on Twitter he has given orders for the Navy to “shoot down and destroy” any Iranian gunboats found ...

Iran’s Guard Says It Launched Satellite Amid US Tensions

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Revolutionary Guard said it put the Islamic Republic's first military satellite into orbit, dramatically unveiling what experts described as a secret spa...