UC Hebrew lecturer ties student groups to Hamas


University of California lecturer: Muslim student groups have ties to terror organizations, promote anti-Semitism on campus.

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WILLIAMS: President Obama stands and delivers during recent Israel trip

Analysis/Opinion It was no accident that Israel was President Obama's first foreign visit in his second term. He had something to prove to the people of the Jewish state, and he appears to have succeeded. Through both his words and actions, Mr. Obama expressed an unwavering support for Israel, helped …

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To This Day

Confronting the effects of bullying. A collaborative video.

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Shabbat: Stop, Rest, Enjoy

Shabbat is a time to refocus your priorities and reengage with family and friends.

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Historic Damascus synagogue looted and burned


Syrian rebels, Assad forces blame each other for destruction of 2,000-year-old synagogue built atop a cave used by prophet Elijah to hide from prosecution; synagogue was previously damaged from shelling done by Syrian army.

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Site Update: Offline Until April 3

Due to the last 2 days of Passover that starts tonight March 31 2013, VIN News will be offline until April 3 2013, 9 PM Est.


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Historic Damascus synagogue looted and burned


Syrian rebels, Assad forces blame each other for destruction of 2,000-year-old synagogue built by prophet Elisha.

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Chief Rabbi Metzger: Another Term? Not Relevant… Yet

Israel’s Chief Rabbi, Rav Yona Metzger, is reaching the end of his term in office in the upcoming months, and according to him the possibility of going for a second term is out of the question, or is it?
As the government is poised to vote in favor of what some are calling the Amar […]

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Albany, NY – State To Spend $28M On Central Database Of Handgun Permits

Albany, NY — New York will spend $27.74 million to develop a statewide electronic handgun permit database as part of its new gun control law, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said. Silver said the measure will create a central database of handgun permit records now kept at the county level. The new database will allow faster […]


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Cairo – Hamas Gaza Ruler Meets Egypt Intelligence Chief

Cairo — Egypt’s state news agency says the Gaza Strip’s Hamas ruler has met with Egypt’s intelligence chief to discuss Palestinian reconciliation and the cease-fire between the militant group and Israel. Ismail Haniyeh’s met with Rafaat Shehata on Sunday, a day after arriving in Egypt. Egypt’s Islamist President Mohammed Morsi mediated a cease-fire between Hamas […]


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