Tuesday, October 4, 2022

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The Mitzvah of Eating Today

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times THE MITZVAH The Shulchan Aruch (OC 604:1) rules that there is a Torah Mitzvah on Erev Yom Kippur to do the following thr...

N. Korea Sends Missile Soaring Over Japan In Escalation

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday fired an intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan for the first time in five years, forcing Japan to issue evacuation notice...

SHOCK VIDEO: Innocent Elderly Bystanders Attacked by Police Water Cannon

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — On Sunday, an elderly couple in Jerusalem was brutally hit by a police water cannon. The couple did nothing wrong, they were innocent bystanders standing in p...

Two Terrorists Eliminated After Attempted Ramming Of Soldiers, Settlers Come Under Terrorist Fire

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Two Palestinian terrorists were eliminated after they attempted to ram Israeli soldiers involved in an arrest raid at the Jalazoun refugee camp near Beit El. ...

WATCH: 93-Year-Old Petah Tikva Pianist Reenacts Shir HaMaalos As Heard From Yossele Rosenblatt

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Yosefa Fish, a 93-year-old pianist residing in Petah Tikva, is remarkably sprightly for her age. Fish has not forgotten an event which left an indelible impre...

Palestinian-American Comedian Sports T-Shirt Emblazoned With Terrorist At US Airport

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — An American comedian of Palestinian descent chose to show off his roots by wearing a t-shirt emblazoned with convicted Palestinian terrorist Leila Khaled holdi...

Cellular Phone Store Torched In Arson Attack On Jerusalem’s Malchei Yisrael Street

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In an appalling act of arson which occurred in Jerusalem's Geula neighborhood, a store selling cellular phones was set on fire and gutted after it apparently ...

Jewish Resident of Beitar Illit Viciously Attacked by Stone-throwing Arabs

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ISRAEL (VINnews) — On Motzei Shabbos, a resident of Beitar Illit suffered a bloody head injury after he was attacked by Arabs. The attack occurred in Husan, an Arab town across ...

129 Soccer Fans, Police, Killed At Indonesia’s Soccer Match

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MALANG, Indonesia (AP) — Panic at an Indonesian soccer match after police fired tear gas to stop brawls left 129 dead, mostly trampled to death, police said Sunday. Several figh...

Venezuela Swaps 7 Jailed Americans For Maduro Relatives

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rare softening of hostile relations, Venezuela freed on Saturday seven imprisoned Americans in exchange for the United States releasing two nephews of Presid...

Kiddush Hashem: Jewish Organizations Team Up To Support Florida Hurricane Victims

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FLOIDA (VINnews) — With the destruction left by the aftermath of Hurricane lan, Hatzalah South Florida has joined together with Chesed Shel Emes, Yedidim and local Rabbinical leade...

WATCH: Florida Rabbi and Son Rescue Orlando Family by Boat

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ORLANDO (Chabad.org/) The devastation caused by Hurricane Ian has extended far beyond Florida’s Gulf Coast. When Rabbi Yosef Konikov of Chabad-Lubavitch of South Orlando learned th...

Lev Tahor Leaders Released By Mexican Court: ‘They Are Wrongly Pursued- No Human Trafficking’

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — In a new development in the Lev Tahor saga, the two cult leaders who were still in custody were reportedly released Thursday by a Mexican court, signifying tha...

Ian Regains Hurricane Strength As It Heads To South Carolina

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) — Ian regained hurricane strength as it spun toward South Carolina a day after devastating a cross section of Florida. The U.S. National Hurricane Center ...

PSA: Fair Lawn Chinese Kosher Express Has No Connection To Manalapan Scandal

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FAIR LAWN, NJ (VINnews) — Following misleading info that has been circulating, the Fair Lawn Va’ad Ha-Rabbanim have released a statement to the public asserting that the Fair Lawn ...

WATCH: Members Of Lev Tahor Escape Mexican Shelter

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HUIXTLA, Mexico (AP) — About 20 members of an extreme ultra-orthodox Jewish sect overpowered guards and escaped a government shelter in southern Mexico where they had been held sin...

After Ian, Florida Hospitals Evacuate Hundreds Of Patients

FORT MYERS (AP) - Hundreds of hospital patients were being evacuated from facilities across the Fort Myers region Thursday after damage from Hurricane Ian cut off water supplies. O...

4th Leak Reported On Nord Stream Pipelines In Baltic Sea

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STOCKHOLM (AP) — A fourth leak on the Nord Stream pipelines has been reported off southern Sweden, the Swedish coast guard said Thursday. “We have leakage at two positions” off ...

Jerusalem Judges Authorize Liberal Private Giyur, Online Utah Weddings

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Jerusalem District Court judge Tamar Bar-Asher ruled Wednesday that two converts from the private "Giyur K'Halacha" Beis Din must be recognized in the Law of ...

White House: Late Congresswoman ‘Top Of Mind’ In Biden Flub

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden sought out deceased Rep. Jackie Walorski on Wednesday during remarks at a hunger conference, saying “Where’s Jackie?" The White House press se...