Report: 'Deal of the Century' Plan Could Be Revealed Before Elections Hamodia

President Donald Trump's “deal of the century” peace plan has been on the table for some two years now – but no one really knows the details, because none have…

Israel

Pompeo Voices Support for Israel After Israeli Air Strikes in SyriaHamodia

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in a call with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about Israeli air strikes in Syria, expressed Washington’s support for Israel’s right to defend itself from…

Iron Dome Shoots Down Two Gaza RocketsHamodia Staff

  The Iron Dome missile defense system and air raid sirens were activated in southern Israel on Sunday night. B’chasdei shamayim, no serious injuries were reported. A music festival in…

Nasrallah Threatens Retaliation Against Northern IsraelHamodia Staff

In a broadcast speech even more belligerent than usual, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah responded to Israeli airstrikes against Iranian operatives across its northern borders with Syria and Lebanon with threats…

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Community

Anti-Semitic Graffiti Found on Mesivta Tiferes Yerushalayim BuildingHamodia Staff

Sometime over Shabbos, someone defaced the front of the building which houses Mesivta Tiferes Yerushalayim at 147 East Broadway in Manhattan with anti-Semitic graffiti. Mayor Bill DeBlasio said that the…

South Bend Becomes a Growing Haven for Orthodox JewsJeff Parrott, South Bend Tribune

At this time last year, Zev and Tehiya Meyers were raising their two daughters, ages 8 and 13, in a two-bedroom apartment in west Los Angeles’ densely populated Pico-Robertson neighborhood.…

Bachur From Toldos Aharon in Serious Condition After Accident Near MeronHamodia Staff

A 17-year-old Toldos Aharon bachur was seriously injured after an accident on the way to daven at Meron on Motzoei Shabbos. Overnight, he was operated on but his condition is…

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National

Tourist May Have Brought Measles to Southern CaliforniaHamodia

A New Zealand teenager who visited Disneyland and other Southern California tourist spots last week brought along more than just her luggage. She brought measles. Public health officials in Los…

Supreme Court: Ginsburg Treated for Tumor on PancreasHamodia

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence of the disease remaining, according to the Supreme Court. It…

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World

Warplanes Dump Water on Amazon as Brazil Military Begins Fighting FiresHamodia

Brazilian warplanes are dumping water on the burning forest in the Amazon state of Rondônia, responding to a global outcry over the destruction of the world’s largest tropical rainforest, according…

Johnson Acknowledges Touch and Go Prospects for Brexit DealHamodia

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson acknowledged Sunday that the prospect of a Brexit deal was “touch and go,” as other European Union capitals grasp the problems Britain has with the…

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Regional

Regional Briefs – August 25, 2019Hamodia

Man Arrested on Hate-Crime Charges in NYC Street Attacks NEW YORK (AP) – A man has been arrested on hate crime assault charges after police say he made anti-white comments…

NRA Chief Wayne LaPierre Slapped With Subpoena in New York ‘Murder Insurance’ ProbeHamodia

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s got the National Rifle Association’s top gun squarely in his legal crosshairs. New York officials last week slapped Wayne LaPierre, the powerful gun group’s chief executive, with…

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Politics

Ex-Rep. Joe Walsh Becomes Second Republican to Challenge Trump for WHHamodia

Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman, says he’ll challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020. The tea party favorite argues that Trump is unfit for the White…

House Democrats Less Likely to Get Trump’s Tax Returns Before 2020 ElectionHamodia

House Democrats appear increasingly unlikely to secure President Donald Trump’s tax returns before the 2020 presidential election, according to interviews with legal experts and several lawmakers, as resistance from the…

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Business

China Lets Currency Sink to 11-Year Low After Trump ThreatsHamodia

China has allowed its yuan to sink to an 11-year low against the dollar after President Donald Trump threatened to block American companies from doing business with this country. The…

Business Briefs – August 25, 2019Hamodia

‘Our Bigger Enemy’: Trump Escalates Attack on Fed Chief WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump has launched a furious and highly personal attack on the Federal Reserve and Chairman Jerome…

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Health, Science & Technology

Russian Capsule Carrying Robot Fails Space Station DockingHamodia

A Russian space capsule carrying a humanoid robot has failed to dock as planned with the International Space Station. A statement from the Russian space agency Roscosmos said the failure…

Illinois Patient’s Death May Be First in U.S. Tied to VapingHamodia

Illinois health officials are reporting what could be United States’ first death tied to vaping. In a Friday news release, the Illinois Department of Public Health says a person who…

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