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Victims Of Beersheva Terror Attack Identified

Victims Of Beersheva Terror Attack Identified

JERUSALEM — The four victims of Tuesday’s brutal terror attack have been identified. 49-year-old Dorit Yachbas, a mother of 3 from Moshav Gilat in the… Read More ›

Israel must help Ukraine even though its soil is soaked in Jewish blood

Israel must help Ukraine even though its soil is soaked in Jewish blood

Opinion: Zelensky’s attempt to evoke memories of Holocaust by comparing Russian invasion to Nazi atrocities did nothing but distort the past and enrage Israelis; nevertheless,… Read More ›

Hesped Of Rav Chaim’s Son, Rav Shlomo Kanievski: My Father Wouldn’t Eat Without My Mother

Hesped Of Rav Chaim’s Son, Rav Shlomo Kanievski: My Father Wouldn’t Eat Without My Mother

JERUSALEM — Rabbi Shlomo Kanievski, the younger son of Rav Chaim Kanievski Zts’l, related personal reminiscences from growing up with his father: “Abba, how did… Read More ›

Three-year-old child missing as crowds arrive for Rabbi Kanievsky’s funeral

Three-year-old child missing as crowds arrive for Rabbi Kanievsky’s funeral

Police, IDF officials concerned situation will develop into a second Meron disaster • Police will block main highways across central Israel   A three-year-old boy… Read More ›

Charedi Gedolim Warn Public to Avoid Danger at Levaya of Rav Chaim

Charedi Gedolim Warn Public to Avoid Danger at Levaya of Rav Chaim

  ISRAEL  — Harav Yitzchak Zilberstein, brother-in-law of Rav Chaim Kanievsky Zt”l and Chaver of the Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah, issued a strong warning about safety… Read More ›

The Book of Esther is read, against the odds, in the ruins of oldest Lviv synagogue

The Book of Esther is read, against the odds, in the ruins of oldest Lviv synagogue

Retelling an ancient redemption while praying for its own, a tiny Ukrainian community gathers in a synagogue destroyed by the Nazis, under the shadow of… Read More ›

YU Basketball Star Ryan Turell Enters NBA Draft, Hoping To Become The League’s First Orthodox Player

YU Basketball Star Ryan Turell Enters NBA Draft, Hoping To Become The League’s First Orthodox Player

  Yeshiva University basketball star Ryan Turell wants to be the first Orthodox Jewish player in the National Basketball Association, and he has taken the… Read More ›

Orthodox Jewish Man Projected to Be Elected Mayor Of Surfside

Orthodox Jewish Man Projected to Be Elected Mayor Of Surfside

FLORIDA (VINnews) – In a stunning victory, a 42 year old businessman is reportedly leading tonight to become the first Orthodox Jewish mayor of Surfside,… Read More ›

In Rare Show Of Unity, All 25 Jewish House Democrats Blast Amnesty Director’s Comments On Israel

In Rare Show Of Unity, All 25 Jewish House Democrats Blast Amnesty Director’s Comments On Israel

  WASHINGTON (JTA) — All 25 Jewish Democrats in the House, a fractious caucus that rarely unanimously agrees on issues of Jewish interest, signed onto… Read More ›

‘Like my grandmother, I became a refugee’

‘Like my grandmother, I became a refugee’

Eighty-one years after Lydia Traktirshchik crossed the Dniester River in a cattle car in flight of the Nazis, her grandson Edward had to cross it… Read More ›

Rabbi In Portugal Arrested Amid Oligarch Probe

Rabbi In Portugal Arrested Amid Oligarch Probe

NEW YORK (AP) — Portuguese police said Saturday that a rabbi in the city of Porto has been detained amid reports of an investigation into… Read More ›

Mike Pence Blasts Putin During Trip to Israel

Mike Pence Blasts Putin During Trip to Israel

  JERUSALEM — Mike Pence blasted Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, and reaffirmed his strong support for Israel. Visiting Israel, the former Republican vice president told… Read More ›

Zelensky rails against Putin’s ‘pure Nazism’ in charged call with US Jewish leaders

Zelensky rails against Putin’s ‘pure Nazism’ in charged call with US Jewish leaders

Ukraine leader asks Conference of Presidents for help in getting world leaders to supply Kyiv with weapons, compares country’s situation to Jews in Warsaw Ghetto… Read More ›

WATCH: Protecting Children And Exposing The Truth: Interview With Rabbi Yakov Horowitz

WATCH: Protecting Children And Exposing The Truth: Interview With Rabbi Yakov Horowitz

NEW YORK — Decent people respect justice, and the ones who make the world a better place, because they protect and defend what is right… Read More ›

Bennett returns to Israel after whirlwind trip to meet Putin, Germany’s Scholz

Bennett returns to Israel after whirlwind trip to meet Putin, Germany’s Scholz

Few details provided on content of either sit-down amid PM’s efforts to mediate in Ukraine war; Israeli leader also speaks by phone with Ukraine’s Zelensky… Read More ›

3 Jewish Organizations Working Together Rescue Injured Family From Ukraine Treat Their Injuries And Help Them Escape

3 Jewish Organizations Working Together Rescue Injured Family From Ukraine Treat Their Injuries And Help Them Escape

In a joint operation that was Headed by Miami physician Dr. Zev Neuwirth, United Hatzalah of Israel, Zaka, and Hatzalah Air joined together to rescue… Read More ›

In Dnipro, Orthodox Father And Son Soldiers Are ‘Ready To Kill Russian Soldiers’

In Dnipro, Orthodox Father And Son Soldiers Are ‘Ready To Kill Russian Soldiers’

Until just a few months ago, David Cherkaskyi was finishing a degree in cybersecurity, praying at his Chabad synagogue and posting selfies from his travels… Read More ›

Heroic Chief Rabbi of Odessa Rescues 250 Orphans by Traveling on Shabbos

Heroic Chief Rabbi of Odessa Rescues 250 Orphans by Traveling on Shabbos

UKRAINE — This past Shabbos, the Chief Rabbi of Odessa heroically rescued 250 orphan children from potential tragedy. Rabbi Shlomo Baksht determined that it was… Read More ›

Israeli, Jewish officials denounce Russian strike that hit Babi Yar memorial complex

Israeli, Jewish officials denounce Russian strike that hit Babi Yar memorial complex

Foreign minister vows to help repair damage to the site; Yad Vashem Holocaust museum lambastes ‘outrageous’ Russian attacks against civilians   Israeli and Jewish officials… Read More ›

42-Year-Old Israeli Man Shot Dead In Ukraine After Soldiers Suspect Him Of Being Russian Hit Man

42-Year-Old Israeli Man Shot Dead In Ukraine After Soldiers Suspect Him Of Being Russian Hit Man

JERUSALEM — BDE: An Israeli Jewish man was shot dead Monday near Kyiv the capital of the Ukraine. The man is the first known Israeli… Read More ›