Denmark: EU Ready to Impose 'Never-Seen-Before' Sanctions If Russia Attacks Ukraine Yoni Weiss

The European Union is ready to impose "never-seen-before" economic sanctions if Russia attacks Ukraine, Denmark's foreign minister said on Monday ahead of a meeting of the bloc's foreign ministers. Tensions in…

Israel

Snowfall Set to Hit Israel’s North as Elpis Storm ApproachesYoni Weiss

Israel on Monday will see intermittent rain as well as a fair amount of snow in the north as the Elpis storm system approaches the country. Meteorologists warned the short…

Knesset Delegation Begins Official Visit to GermanyYoni Weiss

​​A parliamentary delegation headed by Speaker of the Knesset MK Mickey Levy (Yesh Atid) began an official four-day visit to Germany on Monday. During the visit, Speaker Levy is scheduled…

Health Ministry: Over 10% of Population Caught COVID in JanuaryAryeh Stern

Some 983,000 Israelis have tested positive for coronavirus since the start of January, the Health Ministry reported Monday morning, accounting for over 10% of the country’s population. Meanwhile, 67,198 new…

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Community

BD”E: Harav Baruch Yehuda Leibowitz, Z”l, Son of the Nikolsburger Rebbe, ShlitaHamodia Staff

Harav Shalom Baruch Yehudah Leibowitz, the oldest son of, lhbch”l, the Nikolsburger Rebbe of Monsey, shlita, was niftar on Monday in Yerushalayim, at the age of 47. Many tefillos were…

Jewish Man With Life-Threatening Injuries After Accident on 1-78Sara Marcus

A Jewish man was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a car crash on I-78 East in Bethel Township, Pennsylvania. The Monsey resident had apparently stopped on the…

BD’E – Harav Chananya Yom Tov Lipa Margulies, Zt”lHamodia Staff

Hamodia is saddened to report the petirah of Harav Lipa Margulies, zt”l, Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshiva Torah Temimah for over sixty years. He was 97 years old. Besides for Yeshiva Torah…

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National

U.S. Draws Down Ukraine Embassy Presence as War Fears MountHamodia

The State Department on Sunday ordered the families of all American personnel at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine to leave the country amid heightened fears of a Russian invasion. The…

Cruise Ship Changes Course After Judge Orders SeizureHamodia

A cruise ship that was supposed to dock in Miami sailed to the Bahamas instead after a U.S. judge granted an order to seize the vessel as part of a…

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World

German Police: Heidelberg Gunman Is Dead After Wounding Several PeopleHamodia

German police said on Monday a lone gunman was dead after injuring several people in an attack in a lecture hall in the southwestern university town of Heidelberg. “This is…

WHO Head: ‘Dangerous’ to Assume Pandemic Is Nearing EndHamodia

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday it would be dangerous to assume that the highly transmissible omicron was the last variant to emerge and that…

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Regional

Man Shot in WilliamsburgHamodia Staff

A man was shot in Williamsburg on Sunday night. The incident occurred at 6:36 p.m. when one man shot another in the leg on Lee Ave. between Heyward and Rutledge…

Yeger Proposes Bill to Cancel Covid FinesSara Marcus

Councilmember Kalman Yeger has proposed legislature to the New York City Council that will dismiss any violation of any coronavirus-related executive order, as well as refund any fines previously incurred…

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Politics

Arizona Democratic Party Votes to Censure Sinema, Citing Filibuster VoteHamodia

The central committee of Arizona’s Democratic Party voted on Saturday to censure Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, a symbolic rebuke that follows her decision to buck her party’s leadership on an effort…

Rep. Jamaal Bowman Arrested in Capitol ProtestHamodia

U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-N.Y.) was arrested outside the U.S. Capitol on Thursday along with at least 20 other people as part of a protest over voting rights. The congressman…

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Business

Sticker Shock Is a Real Thing for Car ShoppersHamodia

The price to buy a new or used car is increasing at a faster rate than the average wage growth in the nation, a study said. On Thursday, Anderson Economic…

AUTO REVIEW: Wrangler Goes Green, But It’s Still All JeepHamodia

The iconic Jeep Wrangler, the go-anywhere 4×4 that was born in 1941 as a U.S. military vehicle, has enlisted into today’s growing army of hybrids. Amazingly, 80 years later, there’s…

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Health, Science & Technology

A Noninvasive Test for Gut Inflammation May Be on the WayHamodia Staff

People suspected of having inflammatory bowel disease are often required to undergo a colonoscopy, an invasive procedure performed under anesthesia. But a new method developed at the Weizmann Institute of…

Rare, Pristine Coral Reef Found Off Tahiti CoastHamodia

Deep in the South Pacific, scientists have explored a rare stretch of pristine corals shaped like roses off the coast of Tahiti. The reef is thought to be one of…

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