Netanyahu Says Israel Will Act Against Iran If Needed Dror Halavy

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel would act against Iran, not just its allies in the Middle East, if needed, reiterating his country's position that Tehran was…

Israel

Netanyahu Calls Bezeq Arrests ‘Witch Hunt’Hamodia Staff

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu took time out from his crowded European diplomatic schedule on Sunday to carry on his battle with the police and the media at home. PM…

Netanyahu to Polish PM: Holocaust Comparison Is FalseYoni Weiss

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spoke to Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki Sunday, after the latest uproar due the latter’s comments regarding the Holocaust. Poland had already sparked international criticism when it…

Bennett: Poland School Trips Will ContinueDror Halavy

Education Minister Naftali Bennett has made his decision – and as a result, school trips to Poland will continue. “I weight the matter very deeply and decided to continue the…

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Community

Parkland Rabbis Stand With Community Through Shooting TragedyDovid Aryeh

The Florida school shooting that gripped the nation on Wednesday was especially traumatizing for the local Parkland community, a great number of whom are Jewish. As police revealed that 17…

Toronto Community Turns Out in Life Support CaseRafael Hoffman

As an Ontario court weighed whether a Toronto hospital could remove life support from 25-year-old Shalom Ouanounou, hundreds of members of the local Orthodox community turned out in a show…

NY Legislature OKs Moving Primary Off Rosh HashanahYochonon Donn

The state Senate on Tuesday joined the Assembly in voting to change the date of this year’s primary from Rosh Hashanah, moving it to two days later. The bill, sponsored…

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National

Old Yearbook Photo Spurs Effort to Find Missing WWII PilotHamodia

During World War II, four American servicemen who graduated from the same upstate New York high school had their photo taken for the yearbook: a Coast Guardsman, a Navy pilot,…

Trump Focuses on First Responders After Florida ShootingHamodia

President Donald Trump has made a grim trip to a Florida community reeling from a deadly school shooting, meeting privately with victims and cheering the heroics of first responders. But…

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World

FOCUS: For Now, U.S. Wants Europeans Just to Commit to Improve Iran Deal Arshad Mohammed, John Irish and Robin Emmott

The United States has sketched out a path under which three key European allies would simply commit to try to improve the Iran nuclear deal over time in return for…

Polish Gov’t: PM’s Comments on ‘Jewish Perpetrators’ Not Holocaust DenialHamodia

Poland’s government said Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s comments saying Jews were perpetrators in World War II as well as Poles and others, which were condemned by Israel, were not intended…

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Regional

Poodle Dashes Off, Stops New York Subway LineHamodia

It doesn’t take much to slow down the New York subway system. On Friday afternoon, one bundle of fur stopped train service on a transit line between Brooklyn and Manhattan.…

Broad Coalition Calls for Funding for NYC TransitHamodia

A broad coalition of environmental groups, good-government organizations and transit advocates are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers to approve new funding for public transportation in New York City.…

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Politics

White House: Trump to Meet Speaker Ryan on Sunday in FloridaHamodia

President Donald Trump will meet Republican Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan at Trump’s Florida resort on Sunday to discuss legislative priorities, White House spokeswoman Jessica Ditto said.…

Biden, in Public and Private, Tiptoes Toward a 2020 RunHamodia

Former Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides. Huddled in his newly…

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Business

Even as Markets Shook, Many Investors Held SteadyHamodia

This month’s sell-off for stocks marked the first big test of investors’ mettle in years. And many ended up doing exactly what the experts were recommending: hold steady. Even as…

Commerce Dept. Backs Tariffs on Aluminum and SteelHamodia

The Commerce Department is saying that imported aluminum and steel threaten U.S. national security and is urging President Donald Trump to impose tariffs or quotas to boost American production. The…

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Health, Science & Technology

Flu Shot Only 36 Percent Effective, Making Bad Year WorseHamodia

The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against the bug that’s causing most illnesses. Preliminary figures released Thursday suggest the vaccine is 36 percent…

Russian Cargo Ship Docks at International Space StationHamodia

An unmanned Russian cargo ship has docked successfully at the International Space Station, delivering a fresh batch of supplies for the crew. The Russian space agency Roscosmos said the Progress…

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