Netanyahu at Meeting of Opposition: This Government Will Fall Quickly Hamodia

A meeting is underway between opposition factions in the Knesset: Shas, Torah Judaism, Religious Zionism and the Likud. Led by MK Benjamin Netanyahu, and with the participation of Aryeh Deri, Moshe…

Israel

Israeli COVID-19 Vaccine Being Developed as Oral BoosterAryeh Stern

MigVax Ltd., an Israeli startup company developing an oral subunit vaccine against the coronavirus (COVID-19), announced Thursday promising results from preclinical tests that demonstrated the effectivity of its MigVax-101 subunit…

Arson Suspected in Massive Blaze Near YerushalayimYoni Weiss

A wildfire that raged out of control in the Yerushalayim suburb of Mevaseret Zion on Sunday forced Israeli police to evacuate several residences, one of numerous such incidents in recent…

Ra’am Head Says Entire Party Committed to New Gov’tYoni Weiss

Ra’am party leader MK Mansour Abbas insisted in an interview Monday that his entire faction is a part of the new coalition, despite one of its members having abstained from…

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Community

Chabad House to Appeal After Losing Towson LawsuitHamodia

A Jewish organization is filing an appeal after a federal judge in Baltimore dismissed the group’s religious-discrimination lawsuit over an expansion of its property in Towson. The group Friends of…

Jewish Orgs Condemn State Veto Power Over East Ramapo School BoardSara Marcus

Agudath Israel and Rockland-based Orthodox Jewish Public Affairs Council (OJPAC) have condemned the New York state’s legislature decision to give veto power to the state-appointed monitor of the East Ramapo…

Jewish Man in Williamsburg Harassed, Threatened for MoneySara Marcus

A Jewish man in Williamsburg was harassed and robbed last week by assailants on motorcycles. On June 2, around 4:10 p.m., three unknown men on motorcycles approached a 21 -year-old…

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National

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Filed by Houston Hospital Employees Who Refused Covid-19 VaccineHamodia

A federal judge on Saturday dismissed a lawsuit filed by 117 Houston Methodist staffers over the hospital’s coronavirus vaccine requirement for employees, a decision that could have implications in other…

Justice Department Secretly Subpoenaed McGahn’s RecordsHamodia

Apple informed former Trump White House counsel Don McGahn and his wife that the Justice Department had subpoenaed information about accounts belonging to them in 2018, a person familiar with…

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World

U.K.’s Johnson Set to Announce Delay to End of COVID RestrictionsHamodia

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce on Monday that the end of COVID-19 restrictions will be delayed by several weeks following concerns about a rapid rise of…

No Breakthroughs Expected From First Biden-Erdogan MeetingHamodia

President Joe Biden and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will discuss Ankara’s purchase of Russian S-400 missiles during face-to-face talks on Monday but there is little hope they will resolve a…

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Regional

Second Arrest Made in Shooting of 10-Year-Old in QueensSara Marcus

The NYPD have arrested a second person in connection with the fatal shooting of 10-year-old Justin Wallace earlier this month. Astram Lochan, 26, is facing three counts of criminal possession…

$15-a-Month Internet Law on Hold in New York, Judge RulesHamodia

New York cannot require internet providers to offer broadband service for low-income customers for as little as $15-a-month starting next week, a federal judge ruled on Friday. The low-income broadband…

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Politics

Erdogan and Biden Meet at a Tense Moment for Turkish-U.S. TiesHamodia

President Joe Biden and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have known each other for years, but their meeting Monday will be their first as heads of state. And it comes…

Justices Consider Harvard Case on Race in College AdmissionsHamodia

The conservative-dominated Supreme Court is considering adding a  blockbuster issue to its docket — whether to ban consideration of race in college admissions. The justices could say as soon as…

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Business

Hertz on Track to Exit Bankruptcy Protection This MonthHamodia

Hertz will likely emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection by the end of the month after a bankruptcy court confirmed the reorganization plan for the beleaguered car rental company. Hertz…

U.S. Unemployment Claims Fall to 376,000, Sixth Straight DropHamodia

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell for the sixth straight week as the U.S. economy, held back for months by the coronavirus pandemic, reopens rapidly. Jobless claims…

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Health, Science & Technology

Bid of $28M Wins a Rocket Trip to Space With BezosHamodia

A seat on a spaceship ride with billionaire Jeff Bezos went for $28 million during a live auction on Saturday, concluding the month-long bidding process for the sightseeing trip on…

Some J&J Vaccine Doses Can Be Used, But Many Must Be TossedHamodia

U.S. regulators are allowing the release of about 10 million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine from a troubled Baltimore factory, but many more doses can’t be used and…

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