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Israel

Fire Burns Aboard ZIM Container Ship off British ColumbiaHamodia

A fire was burning in several containers aboard a cargo ship chartered by Israel’s Zim Shipping line off Canada’s Pacific coast province of British Columbia on Sunday. The Canadian Coast…

Additional 9,000 Palestinian Workers to Get Entry PermitsHamodia Staff

Israel will grant an additional 9,000 entry permits for Palestinian construction workers, according to media reports on Sunday. The move, announced by the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories…

Airport Plan for Jezreel Valley ScrappedYisrael Price

Environmental as well as economic considerations have won out over a plan to build an airport in the Jezreel Valley in northern Israel, Globes reported on Sunday. The decision for…

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Community

Shiur in BoyanHamodia Staff

In honor of Meseches Rosh Hashanah the Daf Yomi commission of Agudas Yisroel coordinated a shiur, featuring a fascinating audio-visual presentation ‘Avenues of the Sky’ by Rabbi Shea Hertz Ostreicher…

BD”E: Rebbetzin Fradel Weiss, A”h, Widow of Harav Moshe Weiss, Zt”lHamodia Staff

Rebbetzin Fradel Weiss, a”h, the widow of noted talmid chacham and Chassid Reb Moshe Weiss, zt”l, passed away on Sunday. A survivor of the Holocaust, she moved to Eretz Yisrael…

Harav Baruch Mordechai Ezrachi Released From HospitalHamodia Staff

B’chasdei Hashem, Hagaon Harav Baruch Mordechai Ezrachi, shlita, was released from the hospital on Friday, following a stay of several days. The Rosh Yeshivah was hospitalized on Monday in Hadassah…

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National

Forecasters: California Storm Could Bring ‘Historic’ RainHamodia

A powerful storm roared ashore Sunday in Northern California, flooding highways, toppling trees and causing mud flows in areas burned bare by recent fires as forecasters predict record-breaking rainfall. Drenching…

Where Are the Workers? Cutoff of Jobless Aid Spurs No InfluxHamodia

Earlier this year, an insistent cry arose from business leaders and Republican governors: Cut off a $300-a-week federal supplement for unemployed Americans. Many people, they argued, would then come off…

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World

Africa Tries to End Vaccine Inequity by Replicating its OwnHamodia

In a pair of Cape Town warehouses converted into a maze of airlocked sterile rooms, young scientists are assembling and calibrating the equipment needed to reverse engineer a coronavirus vaccine…

U.S. Urges N. Korea to Stop Missile Tests and Return to TalksHamodia

A senior U.S. diplomat on Sunday urged North Korea to refrain from additional missile tests and resume nuclear diplomacy, days after the North fired off its first underwater-launched ballistic missile…

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Regional

Hochul Signs Legislature Aimed at Helping Felons Find EmploymentSara Marcus

Governor Kathy Hochul signed a package of legislation aimed at giving formerly incarcerated New Yorkers the chance to seek employment and other opportunities to reenter society and reduce the risk…

New NY Law Lets Workers Propose Hours Cut Instead of LayoffsHamodia

Workers facing layoffs in New York state now have a right to ask their employers instead to trim all workers’ hours and have unemployment insurance help offset the losses for…

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Politics

U.S. Intel Warns China Could Dominate Advanced TechnologiesHamodia

U.S. officials issued new warnings Friday about China’s ambitions in artificial intelligence and a range of advanced technologies that could eventually give Beijing a decisive military edge and possible dominance…

GOP Uses Voters to Push Election Reforms in Unlikely StatesHamodia

Republicans have succeeded this year in passing a range of voting restrictions in states they control politically, from Georgia to Iowa to Texas. They’re not stopping there. Republicans in at…

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Business

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Health, Science & Technology

Trump Plan for New Media Venture Gets Investors’ Thumbs UpHamodia

Some investors aren’t waiting to see if former President Donald Trump’s plans for a media company to challenge the likes of Facebook, Twitter and even Disney can actually become reality…

U.S. Holds Three Tests to Advance Hypersonic Weapon ProgramsHamodia

The U.S. Navy and Army tested hypersonic weapon component prototypes on Wednesday that will inform development of new weapons, the Pentagon said, calling the three tests successful. The tests occurred…

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