'Army of the Shadows' Set Stage for Liberation of Paris From Nazis Hamodia

The Nazis knew everything about the city of Paris that they occupied — almost. They didn't know about the bunker with a massive door as thick as a bank vault that…

Israel

IDF Warns Hamas to Rein In Islamic JihadHamodia Staff

The IDF accused the Iran-backed Palestinian Islamic Jihad of recent rocket attacks on southern Israel, but reiterated its policy of holding Hamas responsible for any violence originating in Gaza, which…

Israel Eases Rules on Cyberweapons Exports Despite CriticismHamodia

Israel is easing export rules on offensive cyberweapons, despite accusations by human rights and privacy groups that its technologies are used by some governments to spy on political foes and…

Israel Appoints Ambassador to Paraguay After Embassy DisputeHamodia

Yoed Magen has been accredited as the new Israeli ambassador to Paraguay amid tensions between the two nations, the Paraguayan state news agency said Wednesday. The announcement comes after Paraguay…

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Community

Innovative Siyum HaShas Countdown in Melbourne, AustraliaHamodia

The Australian Daf Yomi organization in conjunction with local cafe “Spot On Ripponlea” joined together to come up with a novel idea on how to promote the upcoming Siyum HaShas.…

NYPD Bomb Squad Clears Suspicious Package Outside Flatbush ShulHamodia Staff

The NYPD bomb squad has given the all clear after investigating a suspicious package outside a Flatbush shul on Wednesday morning, CBS reported. Police were called at around 8 a.m.…

Tefillos Called for After Child Found Unconscious in Pool in NJHamodia

Urgent tefillos were requested Wednesday morning, after a two-year-old boy was found unconscious in a pool in Jackson, New Jersey. Local Hatzolah members rushed to the home and worked on…

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National

Ex-Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper Says He’s Running for SenateHamodia

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Thursday that he will run for the Senate, becoming the immediate front-runner in a crowded Democratic field vying for the right to challenge Republican…

Trump Pledges Student Loan Forgiveness for Disabled VeteransHamodia

President Donald Trump repeated his nationalist call to always put “America First” and praised the might of the U.S. military Wednesday as he claimed to be doing more to help…

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World

‘We Want Detail,’ Senior EU Official Tells Brexit BritainHamodia

The European Union is seeking detailed proposals soon from London on Brexit, a senior official in Brussels said, as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pursued efforts to convince the bloc’s…

S. Korea: U.S., N. Korea Will Restart Dialogue ‘Soon’Hamodia

The United States and North Korea are expected to reopen denuclearization talks soon and they will go well, a senior South Korean official said on Thursday, boosting hopes for progress…

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Regional

Report: New Jersey Last in Road Conditions, PerformanceHamodia

New Jersey hasn’t fared too well in the latest national rankings of state highway systems. A report released Thursday by the Reason Foundation ranks New Jersey dead last in cost-effectiveness…

Regional Briefs – August 21, 2019Hamodia

Authorities: Man Had Weapons, Ammo, White-Supremacist Items LAFAYETTE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) – Federal prosecutors say a large weapons cache was found at a New Jersey man’s home after he was…

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Politics

AP-NORC Poll: 62% Disapprove of How Trump’s Handling His JobHamodia

About 6 in 10 Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump’s overall job performance, according to a new poll released Thursday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, which…

Pompeo Meets GOP Heavyweights in NYC Amid Senate SpeculationHamodia

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo is attending a private briefing over lunch on Tuesday with Republican stalwarts including Arthur Laffer, Steve Forbes and billionaires John and Margo Catsimatidis, amid rising…

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Business

U.S. Stocks Turn Mostly Lower Amid Doubts Over Fed Rate CutHamodia

Stocks gave up an early gain and veered lower in midday trading Thursday as investors grew less certain about the likelihood that the Federal Reserve will lower interest rates again…

Long-Term Mortgage Rates Near Historic Lows: 30-Year 3.55%Hamodia

U.S. long-term mortgage rates are near historically low levels this week with the average on the benchmark 30-year loan falling to its lowest level since November 2016. The low borrowing…

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Health, Science & Technology

Leather Wallets, Loose Change Pose Danger for New Apple CardHamodia

Apple tried to make the new Apple-branded credit card attractive, copying the heft and sleekness of higher-end cards like the Chase Sapphire. But cardholders are discovering that with such a…

Last-of-Its-Kind Rocket Puts GPS Satellite in OrbitHamodia

A rocket that’s the last of its kind has delivered the newest, most powerful GPS satellite to orbit for the U.S. Air Force. United Launch Alliance’s Delta IV medium-class rocket…

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