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Israel

Israel Stays Out of Protest Against Chinese Human Rights IssueHamodia Staff

Israel has declined to sign a statement protesting human rights abuses in China committed against the Uyghurs, citing its own national interest considerations, The Jerusalem Post reported on Wednesday. The…

Ra’am Leader Reveals Netanyahu Had Speech Written for HimHamodia Staff

Ra’am leader Mansour Abbas on Wednesday revealed in the Knesset that when then-Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was trying to persuade him to join a Likud-led coalition, he read to him…

Shaked on Tape Trashes Lapid, GantzHamodia Staff

The latest spillover of disharmony from the coalition came Wednesday evening in the form of a recording of Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked sharing her opinion of certain colleagues. In the…

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Community

Rep. Don Bacon Praises Rabbi Moshe Margaretten on House Floor for Rescuing AfghanisReuvain Borchardt

U.S. Rep. Don Bacon (R-Neb.) spoke on the House floor Tuesday, praising Rabbi Moshe Margaretten of Tzedek Association for his work in rescuing Afghanis in peril following the Taliban takeover…

Harav Dov Landau in Yeshiva Darchei TorahHamodia Staff

        Photos by Yoel Hecht/Yeshiva Darchei Torah. Video by Dovid Mittel.

Four Lending Centers for Medical Equipment Established in UkraineHamodia Staff

Four lending centers for medical equipment were inaugurated in the cities of Zhytomyr, Chernivtsi, Vinnitsa and the Anitevke town next to Kiev. Hundreds of thousands of dollars were invested in…

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National

Philadelphia Police to Get Stun Guns After Wallace ShootingHamodia

Philadelphia will spend $14 million to equip all of its officers with stun guns, train them on how to use them and require officers to wear them while on duty.…

Enforcement of Indoor Vaccine Mandates Proves Uneven in U.S.Hamodia

Go out for a night on the town in some U.S. cities and you might find yourself waiting while someone at the door of the restaurant closely inspects your vaccination…

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World

Sudan Strongman Is Seen as an Insider With Powerful AlliesHamodia

The general leading Sudan’s coup has vowed to usher the country to an elected government. But Abdel-Fattah Burhan has powerful allies, including Gulf nations and a feared Sudanese paramilitary commander,…

Moscow-Bound EgyptAir Flight Returns After Threat MessageHamodia

A Moscow-bound EgyptAir flight returned to the Egyptian capital shortly after takeoff Wednesday after a threatening message was found onboard, authorities said. A statement by Egypt’s flagship airline said flight…

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Regional

Union Vote at Amazon’s NY Warehouse Big Step CloserHamodia

The National Labor Relations Board said there was sufficient interest to form a union at an Amazon distribution center in New York, after union organizers on Monday delivered hundreds of…

’70s Radical David Gilbert Granted Parole in Brink’s RobberyHamodia

Former Weather Underground radical David Gilbert has been granted parole after 40 years behind bars for his role in a deadly 1981 Brink’s robbery that was a violent echo of…

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Politics

U.S. Says Assange Could go to Australian Prison if ConvictedHamodia

U.S. authorities launched a new battle on Wednesday to make Julian Assange face American justice, telling British judges that if they agree to extradite the WikiLeaks founder on espionage charges,…

Biden Ties Republican in Race for Va. Governor to TrumpHamodia

President Joe Biden framed the Virginia governor’s race as a repudiation of his predecessor, tying the Republican candidate to former President Donald Trump as he campaigned for Democrat Terry McAuliffe…

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Business

EXPLAINER: What’s a ‘Wealth Tax’ and How Would It Work?Hamodia

To help pay for his big economic and social agenda, President Joe Biden is looking to go where the big money is: billionaires. Biden never endorsed an outright “wealth tax”…

Toilet Paper, Diaper Prices Likely to Rise as Kimberly-Clark Warns of Inflation PressuresHamodia

Prices of toilet paper, diapers, facial tissues and paper towels will likely rise in coming weeks as consumer giant Kimberly-Clark warned Monday that inflation and supply-chain concerns aren’t “likely to…

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Health, Science & Technology

Which COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot Should I Get? Here’s How to ChooseRong-Gong Lin II and Luke Money

People can now mix and match COVID-19 vaccines, but it raises the question: Which booster is the best option? Federal health officials aren’t giving any specific recommendations, other than to…

Facebook’s Algorithms Increasingly in Sights of U.S. LawmakersHamodia

U.S. lawmakers investigating how Facebook and other online platforms shape users’ world views are considering new rules for the artificial intelligence programs blamed for spreading malicious content. This legislative push…

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