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Israel Faces Steep Rise In Omicron Variant Cases, Adds New Restrictions

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israel is experiencing a steep rise in coronavirus cases including the Omicron variant. On Friday and Shabbat the number of people infected with Omicron in Is...

WATCH: New Travel and Quarantine Rules for Students Arriving in Israel

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The Israeli government has again updated its travel and quarantine rules for foreign students who are traveling into Israel, amid the recent Covid surge. O...

BDE: Missing Yeshiva Student Found Dead Near Meron

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Just prior to Shabbat, searchers who had been looking since Monday for 22-year-old Efraim Nachum Rom from Jerusalem found his body near Moshav Amirim in the U...

Rosh Yeshiva of Chomesh Lashes Out, Accuses Government of Lying and Backstabbing Dimentman Family

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CHOMESH (VINnews) — As government forces demolish residential structures in the settlement of Chomesh, community leaders have accused them of lying about their actions. In a sca...

Jewish Man Brutally Assaulted by Terrifying Attacker Looking to “Kill His First Jew”

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LONDON (VINnews) — A Jewish man was violently attacked and beaten by a man carrying what appeared to be a knife who said he wanted to “find a Jew to kill”. The terrifying incide...

Trump Asks Supreme Court To Block Release Of Jan. 6 Records

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump turned to the Supreme Court on Thursday in a last-ditch effort to keep documents away from the Jan. 6 House committee. Trump's at...

Op-Ed: Rand Paul was Suspended for Saying Cloth Masks Don’t Work. Now CNN Says the Same Thing.

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WASHINGTON (VINnews) — Several months ago, Senator Rand Paul was suspended from Youtube after he said that cloth masks don’t work. Now CNN Medical Analyst Dr. Leana Wen has said...

Sheryl Sandberg Leans Into United Hatzalah, Donates $5 Million To Honor Her Parents

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MIAMI (JTA) - Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Meta, Facebook’s parent company, wants more women to lean into saving lives. Sandberg gave United Hatzalah, the Jer...

Watch: ‘Carmel’ Storm Causes Flooding, Extensive Damage In Low-Lying Regions

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israel's 'Carmel' storm, the first official named storm of the Israeli winter, battered the country with force over the past three days, causing trees to be u...

Foreign Travelers Coming to Israel Must Quarantine Seven Days in Hotel, if Vaccinated Abroad

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israel is implementing a new quarantine policy which will have a huge impact on incoming travelers, regardless of vaccination status. Rabbi Nechemia Malino...

Palestinians Rip Mansour Abbas over Pro-Israel Comments

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MIDDLE EAST (VINnews) — A broad range of Palestinian groups have blasted Ra’am leader Mansour Abbas after he did what many Arabs consider unthinkable–he recognized Israel as a Jewi...

Government Plans Major Changes In Meron, Including Limited Visitor Capacity, Demolishing Bridge And More

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MERON (VINnews) — Moni Matuk, Director General of the Religious Ministry, is planning to make dramatic changes to the site of the Kever HaRashbi, which will likely have a huge impa...

PM Bennett Denies Israeli News Reports That President Biden Refused To Talk With Him For Past Three Weeks

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israeli news sources claimed Tuesday that Prime Minister Naftali Bennett had requested three weeks ago to hold a telephone call with US president Joe Biden bu...

Eric Adams Blasts Council Members for Pushing to Ban Solitary Confinement: ‘Do a Week on Rikers’

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Eric Adams is already talking tough and pledging to crack down on violent inmates, even before taking over the city. The Mayor-elect on Tuesday blasted 29 l...

Fighting Anti-Vaxxers Among Some Brooklyn Orthodox Jews, Nurses Write A 140-Page Rebuttal

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NEW YORK (JTA) - Before most New Yorkers had ever heard the word “coronavirus,” another public health scare dominated local news: the measles outbreak of 2019, which shared key par...

Yossi Gestetner Sends Letter to Adams in Support of Yeshiva Curriculums

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Chassidishe activist Yossi Gestetner, Executive Director of the Orthodox Jewish Public Affairs Council (OJPAC), has written a letter to incoming Mayor Eric Ada...

Rabbi Chaim Kanievski Rules: Children Should Be Vaccinated In Their Talmud Torahs

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) —  Rabbi Chaim Kanievski issued a dramatic new ruling on Monday, calling on the heads of Talmud Torahs and schools to vaccinate children against coronavirus in ...
FILE - Members of the New York Senate pass legislative bills in the Senate Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

Scary Legislation Would Allow NY State Officials to Detain Sick People

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ALBANY (VINnews) — Could New York State become the next Australia? A bill has been proposed by the legislature that would enable the government to detain ordinary citizens who a...

Fire Breaks Out at YSV, Girls Evacuated to Nearby School and Shuls (VIDEO)

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FORSHAY (VINnews) — A large fire broke out at Yeshiva of Spring Valley Girls School on Monday. The entire school was immediately evacuated. Although the fire happened on school ...

Third Graders In Washington School Told To Reenact Holocaust Atrocities, Gas Chambers

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — A staff member at a school in Washington D.C. was suspended after he made a group of third graders reenact scenes from the Holocaust, including pretending to d...