Wave of Condemnation Hits Trump After Summit With Putin Hamodia

“Bizarre.” ‘’Shameful.” ‘’Disgraceful.” That’s the swift and sweeping condemnation directed at President Donald Trump on Monday after he sided with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a stunning appearance in Helsinki —…

Israel

Israel Closes Kerem Shalom CrossingHamodia Staff

Israel will close the Kerem Shalom Crossing into Gaza to gas and fuel shipments, by order of Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, according to media reports on Monday night. The decision…

Bennett: ‘I’m Not a Rubber Stamp’Hamodia Staff

Education Minister Naftali Bennett continued to press his criticism of the handling of the Gaza crisis on Monday, saying, “I am not a rubber stamp” for the government’s policy. “I…

Fires, Sirens in South Despite CeasefireHamodia Staff

Arson attacks pelted southern Israel again on Monday despite the ceasefire with Hamas, igniting a number of fires. The IDF responded in the afternoon with airstrikes against two Hamas positions…

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Community

Prices From Israel to Uman for Rosh Hashanah Will Be Lower This YearHamodia

Prices for flights to Uman, Ukraine, before Rosh Hashanah are expected to drop this year as a result of an agreement reached by the Civil Aviation Authority with the Ukrainian…

BD”E, Hagaon Harav Sroya Deblitzky, Zt”lHamodia Staff

Klal Yisrael mourned the petirah of the renowned Mekubal and Posek, Hagaon Harav Sroya Deblitzky, zt”l. Rav Deblitzky, who was a mechaber of many sefarim on Kabbalah, was niftar on…

Am Echad Sends Letter to PM Netanyahu And Finance Minister Over Kosel SagaHamodia Staff

A letter sent Wednesday by two leading American askanim to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and MK Yuval Steinitz pleaded with the two officials to “maintain the kedushat haKotel as it…

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National

Lava Crashes Through Roof of Hawaii Tour Boat, Injuring 23Hamodia

An explosion caused by lava oozing into the ocean sent molten rock crashing through the roof of a sightseeing boat off Hawaii’s Big Island, injuring 23 people Monday, officials said.…

Woman Swerves Off Cliff and Survives 7 Days Trapped On a Secluded BeachHamodia

Angela Hernandez does not remember much about the accident — plummeting down an oceanside cliff in central California. She does not remember hitting her head, fracturing ribs and her collar…

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World

A Crocodile Killed an Indonesian Man – So His Village Killed Nearly 300 CrocsHamodia

The villagers buried Sugito on Saturday, but putting his body into the ground was not a calming act of catharsis. Instead, mourners in the Sorong district of West Papua, Indonesia,…

France Shuts Russia Business Office Amid ‘Degraded’ AffairsHamodia

France has announced the closure of its office in Russia that promotes exports and investments in France. A statement by the French Embassy on Monday said the decision to close…

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Regional

Kings Highway Bus-Lane Plans Being RevisedReuvain Borchardt

Transit authorities are proposing alternatives to their B82 Select Bus Service plan for Kings Highway, following an outcry over the potential loss of parking spaces on the thoroughfare. The original…

Judge Postpones ‘El Chapo’ Trial For 2 MonthsHamodia

A judge on Monday postponed the trial of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman for two months until November. U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan in Brooklyn set the…

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Politics

Ryan Scoffs at Liberal Democrats’ Move to Abolish ICEHamodia

Liberal Democrats unveiled doomed legislation Thursday aimed at abolishing Immigration and Customs Enforcement, their eyes focused on galvanizing voters for the midterm elections. The House’s top Republican scoffed that the…

Lawmakers Battle Over Migrants Crossing Border IllegallyHamodia

Congress’s fight over President Donald Trump’s abandoned policy of separating migrant families has stirred anew, drawing fresh attention to an issue that has divided Republicans and that Democrats hope will…

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Business

Business Briefs – July 16, 2018Hamodia

AP Exclusive: Billionaires Fuel U.S. Charter Schools Movement SEATTLE (AP) – Billionaires like Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and heirs to the Walmart retail fortune are influencing state education policy by…

Stocks Fall As Crude Oil Prices Drop 4 Percent; Banks ClimbHamodia

Major U.S. indexes closed mostly lower Monday as investors bought banks but sold most other types of stocks, including health care and technology companies. Energy stocks sank along with oil…

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Health, Science & Technology

Yellowstone National Park Continues to Improve Cell ServiceHamodia

Cellular phone service in Yellowstone National Park will see improvements this summer despite criticism from some that argue increased connectivity takes away from the serenity of the country’s first national…

Your Password Has Likely Been Stolen; Here’s What to Do About ItHamodia

Pardon the interruption, but your passwords are leaking. You’ve probably become numb to all the headlines about data breaches. But a website called haveibeenpwned will expose the horror they’ve wreaked…

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