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Chareidi Israeli Citizen Jailed In France Without Access To Lawyer, Tefillin Or Kosher Food

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — A chareidi Israeli citizen is imprisoned in France for the past three months for reasons unknown to his family. The man, Shmuel Frankel, left Geneva on 7/25/21...

Israel’s Sheba Medical Center Signs Cooperation Agreements With Two Large Bahraini Hospitals

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israel's 2020 peace agreement with Bahrain has led to significant business opportunities for Israeli companies and organizations. Recently, two health coopera...

Sydney Opens To Vaccinated After 100-Plus Days Of Lockdown

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Sydney hairdressers, gyms, cafés and bars reopened to fully vaccinated customers on Monday for the first time in more than 100 days after Australia’s lar...

India, China Army Commanders Meet To Defuse Border Tensions

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian and Chinese army commanders met Sunday and discussed steps to disengage troops from key friction areas along their disputed border to ease a 17-month stando...

Israeli Government Passivity Is Killing Alta Fixsler

Israeli government, and specifically FM Yair Lapid, knows exactly what specific diplomatic means they need to employ to save Alta's life.All of those following the plight of Baby A...

Taliban Says US Will Provide Humanitarian Aid To Afghanistan

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ISLAMABAD (AP) — The U.S. has agreed to provide humanitarian aid to a desperately poor Afghanistan on the brink of an economic disaster, while refusing to give political recognitio...

Iran Makes 20% More Enriched Uranium Than Watchdog Reported

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has produced more than 120 kilograms (265 pounds) of 20% enriched uranium, the country's nuclear chief said, far more than what the U.N. nuclear watchdog r...

UK Eyes ‘Walk Me Home’ Phone-Tracker To Protect Lone Women

LONDON (AP) — A top British government official is backing a phone company's proposal for a new tracking service to help protect women walking alone, an idea pitched amid ongoing o...

15 Dead After Russian Skydiver Plane Crashes

MOSCOW (AP) — A plane carrying skydivers crashed Sunday shortly after takeoff in central Russia, killing 15 of the 22 people aboard. The L-410, a Czech-made twin-engine turbopro...

Merkel And Israel’s Bennett Differ On Iran, Palestinians

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Germany's lame-duck chancellor, Angela Merkel, received a warm welcome Sunday as she paid a final official visit to Israel, but differences quickly emerged between...

WATCH: Liz Berney Of The ZOA Discusses The Squad, Iron Dome, Antisemitism In The Classroom, And The Biden WH Agenda To Support The PA

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WASHINGTON (VINnews) — Over the last few weeks, the Democrats in Congress tried to pass a $3.5 Trillion billion bill. This bill would devastate the US economy. At the same time, a ...

50-Year-Old Apprehended After Attempted Abduction Of 14-Year-Old Jewish Girl In North London

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — A 14-year-old London schoolgirl was forced to flee to safety after a man carrying a pair of handcuffs invited her to go with him while she was waiting at a bus...

Jerusalem District Court Nixes ‘Quiet Prayer’ By Jews On Temple Mount As It ‘Endangers Public Welfare”

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Jerusalem District Court judge Aryeh Romanov overturned a decision by the Magistrates Court and prohibited 'quiet prayer' by Jews visiting Temple Mount. La...

Army General Who Commanded In Iraq Dies Of Cancer At Age 67

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Raymond T. Odierno, a retired Army general who commanded American and coalition forces in Iraq at the height of the war and capped a 39-year career by serving as ...

German Chancellor Merkel Arrives In Israel For Final Visit

JERUSALEM (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Israel late Saturday for a final visit before she leaves office. German’s ambassador to Israel, Susanne Wasum-Rainer,...

Thousands March In Rome To Protest Workplace Vaccine Rule

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ROME (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators marched down Rome's famous Via Veneto and other streets on Saturday, some smashing their way into a union office and clashing with police as ...

Taliban Say They Won’t Work With US To Contain Islamic State

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ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban on Saturday ruled out cooperation with the United States to contain extremist groups in Afghanistan, staking out an uncompromising position on a key is...

Kurz To Quit As Austrian Chancellor Amid Corruption Probe

BERLIN (AP) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Saturday that he will step down in a bid to defuse a government crisis triggered by prosecutors' announcement that he is a tar...

Hezbollah Member Wanted For Role In 1985 TWA Hijacking Dies

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BEIRUT (AP) — Ali Atwa, a senior Hezbollah operative who was on the FBI's most wanted list for his role in one of the most notorious plane hijackings in aviation history, has died,...

Former Israeli Soldier Assaulted Outside Station In Berlin

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BERLIN (AP) — A former Israeli soldier was assaulted in Germany's capital in what police described Saturday as an antisemitic incident. The assault took place Friday evening out...