Did the Head of Israeli Security Forget the High-Profile Arrest of Chaim Mizrachi?

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — An embarrassing incident took place, in which the Minister in charge of the Israeli police seemed to be unaware of a well-known matter–the recent arrest and alleged beating of a ...

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North Korea: Tactical Guided Missiles Fired In Latest Test

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Tuesday it had conducted a test-firing of “tactical guided missiles,” a day after South Korea’s military detected the North launching two ballistic missiles ...

In Win For Charedim, Draft Bill Loses in Knesset

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a major blow to Naftali Bennett’s coalition, the Israeli draft bill for Charedim was voted down at its first reading on Monday, by a vote of 54-54. If passed, the bill woul...

Brother of Synagogue Attacker Says He Had Criminal History and Should Not Have Been Let Into U.S.

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TEXAS (VINnews) — Could the attack in Colleyville have been prevented? Why was the Islamic terrorist who took hostages allowed to obtain a visa, and not placed on a no-fly list? Th...

A Jew Betrayed Anne Frank’s Family, Cold-Case Investigators Conclude

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BERLIN (JNS) - A team of researchers said they have identified the person who betrayed Anne Frank and her family to the Nazis 80 years ago: a Jewish notary forced to work for the N...

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Out Of This World: 555.55-carat Black Diamond Lands In Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Auction house Sotheby’s Dubai has unveiled a diamond that’s literally from out of this world. Sotheby’s calls the 555.55-carat black diamond —...

Jill Biden: I Didn’t Expect ‘Healing Role’ As First Lady

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Her husband campaigned to help unite the country, but Jill Biden says “healing” a nation wounded by a deadly pandemic, natural and other disasters and deep politic...

‘We Can Never Let Guard Down,’ Says Jewish Security Official, Urging Congregant Training Drills

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NEW YORK (JNS) - The Jewish community “must be ready” and stay “vigilant and strong” to respond to any anti-Semitic incidents, emphasized Michael Masters, CEO and national director...

Israel’s Ever-Changing COVID Policies Wreak Havoc On Jewish American Travelers

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - Israel’s ever-changing coronavirus travel policies during the spread of the Omicron variant have wreaked havoc on Israelis, Jewish Americans and the Diaspora alik...

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Russia Denies Looking For Pretext To Invade Ukraine

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's top diplomat angrily rejected U.S. allegations that Moscow was preparing a pretext to invade Ukraine, as Russian troops that are amassed near the Ukraine bor...

Indonesian Officials Make Rare Visit To Israel On COVID-19

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JERUSALEM (AP) — A delegation of Indonesian officials made a rare visit to Israel recently to discuss coronavirus strategies, despite the countries not having diplomatic relations,...

Car Plunges Off California Elevated Highway, 3 People Killed

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Three people died after the car they were in plunged off an elevated section of a highway near Los Angeles and landed on the street below, authorities said....

In Greece, Unvaccinated People 60 And Up Face Monthly Fines

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece imposed a vaccination mandate Monday for people 60 and older, as the country's vaccination rate remains below the European Union average and a spike in...

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WATCH: Rabbi Of Texas Synagogue Says He Threw Chair At Gunman And Then Escaped With Two Other Hostages After 10-hour Standoff

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COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — The rabbi of a Texas synagogue said Monday that he threw a chair at the gunman and then escaped with two other hostages after a 10-hour standoff, creditin...

Pinelands Lovers: NJ Not Saving Forests From Vehicle Damage

SHAMONG, N.J. (AP) — Advocates for New Jersey's ecologically sensitive Pinelands region say the state is not doing nearly enough to protect the fragile woodlands from damage caused...

N. Korea Fires Short-Range Missiles In 4th Launch This Year

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea Monday in its fourth weapons launch this month, South Korea’s military said, with the appa...

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Texas Rabbi: Security Training Paid Off In Hostage Standoff

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COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — U.S. and British authorities Monday continued an investigation into the weekend standoff at a Texas synagogue that ended with an armed British national de...

ShidduchView: Solving the Shidduch Resume Crisis

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UK Police Arrest Two In Connection With Texas Hostage Crisis

LONDON (JNS) - British counter-terror officers have arrested two people in connection with the Texas hostage crisis on Saturday, according to a statement by the Greater Manchester ...

Winter Storm Whipping East Coast With Snow, Thunderstorms

NEW YORK (AP) — A dangerous winter storm was bringing significant snowfall, strong thunderstorms and blustery winds to the northeastern U.S. on Monday. A foot (30 centimeters) o...

Israeli Troops Thwart Stabbing At Gush Etzion Junction; Terrorist Neutralized

JERUSALEM (JNS) - Israeli forces thwarted a terrorist attack on Monday at the Gush Etzion junction in Judea and Samaria, the Israeli military said in a statement. The assailant ...

Arabs Hold Out On Rooftop With Gas Canisters As Jerusalem Police Implement Eviction

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A number of family members of an Arab family living in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of Jerusalem are holding out on their rooftop and threatening to explode...

Adi Felt A Sudden Pain, Operation Revealed She Had Been Shot – But Was It A Terror Attack?

JERUSALEM (VINnews) —When Adi Blau felt a searing pain in her shoulder during a wedding which took place in the Shaar Binyamin industrial complex north of Jerusalem, she did not kn...

ANALYSIS: Netanyahu’s Potential Plea Bargain Rocks Political Establishment, Could Lead To New Right-Wing Government

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The possibility of a plea bargain agreement between former prime minister Netanyahu and the prosecution has caused significant political unrest in Israel. If ...

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Large Fire on 13th Avenue in Boro Park Damages Two Stores

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BROOKLYN (VINnews) — A large two-alarm fire erupted in the heart of Borough Park on Sunday afternoon, during a busy shopping session on Erev Tu B’shvat.  The fire began around 4...

Moldova Ministry Of Health Hosts Appreciation, Thanking Global Jewish Assistance Relief Network And The Jewish Community – Chabad Moldova For Providing Medical Help And Protective Equipment

The Global Jewish Assistance and Relief Network has donated close to $500,000 worth of COVID protective equipment to the Moldova Ministry of Health. Moldova, one of the poorest ...

First Ever Yahrtzeit Memorial Held for Nissim Shitrit, Thirty-Six Years After His Disappearance (PICTURES)

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The family of Nissim Shitrit, who was allegedly murdered as a young man, held a memorial service in his memory on Sunday. Although it was the 36th yahrtzeit o...

Bidens Pack Carrots, Apples Into Boxes During Food Bank Stop

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Joe Biden and First lady Jill Biden packed carrots and apples into food boxes for the hungry and chatted with volunteers Sunday at a food bank as part...