Friday, May 27, 2022

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Says He Was ‘Misled’ About Police Response To School Shooting And Is ‘Livid About What Happened’

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he was 'misled' about police response to school shooting and is 'livid about what happened.' Texas Governor Greg Abbott: "Y...

Democrats Are in Power. Why Are They Not Passing Gun Laws?

NEW YORK (Yaakov M) — The Democrats pretend that they want to stop shootings and murders. They accuse Republicans of being evil. But Democrat policies cause thousands of murders...

HE MET THE WRONG JEW: Jewish Truck Driver Teaches Thug A Lesson

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WILLIAMSBURG (VINnews) — A young Jewish man was assaulted at approximately 6:30 AM in Williamsburg this morning. The incident occuured in the area of Park Ave and Spencer Street...

Rabbi Yaakov Bender Details Security Measures On Darchei Torah Campus Amid Texas School Shooting

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FAR ROCKAWAY (VINnews) — In the aftermath of the horrific elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, Rabbi Yaakov Bender sent out a letter to the Darchei Torah parent body in whi...

Onlookers Urged Police To Charge Into Texas School

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UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Frustrated onlookers urged police officers to charge into the Texas elementary school where a gunman's rampage killed 19 children and two teachers, witnesses s...

Jerusalem District Court Overturns Decision Allowing Jewish Prayer On Temple Mount

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a plainly political attempt to lower international pressure over the Jerusalem Magistrates Court decision to authorize Jewish prayer on Temple Mount, the J...

Florida Passes Condominium Safety Bill In Wake Of Surfside

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida would require statewide recertification of condominiums over three stories tall under a bill sent Wednesday to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis by lawm...

Greater New York Community Raises $6 Million for United Hatzalah of Israel

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Manhattan, NY - (VINnews) - On Tuesday evening, May 24th, at Pier 60 in Chelsea Piers, over 1,000 people gathered together in support of Israel’s premier fully volunteer emergency ...

Shame on CNN: IDF Says CNN Claim Israeli Forces Killed Journalist In Targeted Shooting Is ‘Baseless’

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - The Israeli military has dismissed as “baseless” a report by CNN on Tuesday claiming that Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was intentionally killed by Isra...

FDA Chief To Detail Delays Inspecting Baby Formula Plant

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal plans to inspect a baby formula factory linked to the nationwide shortage were slowed by COVID-19, scheduling conflicts and other logistical problems, acc...

Kiddush Hashem: Hatzalah Member Treats Woman Who Suffered Seizures On United Airlines Flight

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — A Hatzalah member present on a packed flight from Chicago to Newark this week made a big Kiddush Hashem when he treated a woman who had suffered seizures on th...

UPDATE: Texas School Shooting Kills 18 Children, 3 Adults

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Texas School Shooting Kills 18 Children, 3 Adults

Judge: Surfside Collapse Property Owners Bumped Up To $96M

People who owned condominiums in the Florida building that collapsed nearly a year ago but did not suffer a loss of life among the 98 people who died will share at least $96 millio...

Moroccan Authorities Restore Ancient Jewish Cemetery Of Meknes

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(JTA) - Authorities in Morocco completed a renovation of the historic Jewish cemetery in the city of Meknes, part of a broader overhaul of Jewish heritage sites that coincides with...

Chanting ‘Death To Israel’ Thousands Attend Funeral For Slain Guard Colonel In Iran

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Thousands of mourners poured into the streets of Tehran on Tuesday to pay their respects to a senior Revolutionary Guard member fatally shot by two gunmen on a ...

Shin Bet Arrests Jerusalem Terror Cell Plotting Attacks on Government Targets, Light-Rail

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The Shin Bet and Jerusalem Police revealed Tuesday that they had uncovered a terror cell led by Hamas operatives, residents of East Jerusalem with Israeli ID,...

Next New York Lieutenant Governor To Be Sworn In Wednesday

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado will be sworn in Wednesday as New York's next lieutenant governor, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced. Hochul said Monday she will issue a...

NYC To Pay $7M To Man Wrongfully Convicted In 1996 Killing

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has agreed to pay $7 million to a man who spent 23 years behind bars for a murder he didn't commit, Comptroller Brad Lander said Monday. Grant Will...

Russian Sentenced To Life In Ukraine’s 1st War Crimes Trial

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KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian court sentenced a 21-year-old Russian soldier to life in prison Monday for killing a civilian, sealing the first conviction for war crimes since Mo...

Iranian Colonel Assassinated In Tehran Planned Kidnappings And Other Attacks On Israelis And Jews Worldwide

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — A senior member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps who was killed in Tehran on Sunday had planned kidnappings and other attempts to attack Israeli an...