Israel Fires on Targets in Gaza as Palestinian Riots Continue Dov Benovadia

Israeli air and ground forces fired on the Gaza Strip Friday, as the military said its troops had come under fire from Gaza terrorists. The military said aircraft and tanks hit…

Israel

Report: IDF Employs Palestinians to Build New Army BaseDov Benovadia

The IDF is building a new base – but what is unique about this base is that the construction work is being done by a Palestinian contractor, who is doing…

Israel to Establish No-Call List for TelemarketingDror Halavy

A new law will, when passed, give Israelis the option of opting out of telemarketing lists. Legislation for a “no-call” list has been approved by the Ministerial Law Committee. According…

New Law Lets Israelis Send Docs Via Email Instead of FaxDror Halavy

The fax machine is now a thing of the past at Israeli government agencies, thanks to a new law passed by the Knesset. According to the law by MKs Sharon…

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Community

Religious Groups Apprehensive at Meeting on Vital Records MakeoverYochonon Donn

A group of Jewish and Muslim funeral groups got a chance Thursday to express their concerns over the upcoming transformation of the system that registers New York City birth and…

Proposal to Limit Religious Slaughter in Austria StoppedRafael Hoffman

A suggestion by a regional political in Austria that kosher and halal meat be restricted to those who prove they observe religious laws caused an uproar among Jewish groups and…

Shomrim NW London Volunteers Honored by PoliceHamodia Staff

Three volunteers from Shomrim NW London were presented Thursday with a letter from Barnet Borough Commander, Det. Chief Superintendent Simon Rose in recognition for their brave actions in assisting police…

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National

Sheriff: 11 People Dead After Missouri Tourist Boat AccidentHamodia

At least 11 people, including children, died after a boat carrying tourists on a Missouri lake capsized and sank Thursday night, the local sheriff said. Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader…

Trump Slams Rate Increases by Independent Federal ReserveHamodia

President Donald Trump said he is “not happy” with the Federal Reserve’s recent interest-rate increases. Mr. Trump told CNBC in an interview Thursday, “I don’t like all of this work…

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World

Nerve Agent Victim Released From U.K. Hospital After PoisoningHamodia

U.K. officials say nerve-agent victim Charlie Rowley has been released from the hospital. Lorna Wilkinson, the director of nursing at Salisbury District Hospital, said Friday that Rowley, 45, has been…

Man Injures 10 in Knife Attack on German BusHamodia

A man armed with a knife attacked people on a bus in the northern German city of Luebeck on Friday, injuring at least 10 people before he was arrested. Police…

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Regional

Major Optimum Outage in New York AreaHamodia

There is a massive Optimum outage in the New York area, affecting internet and phone service of many customers in Brooklyn. Optimum reported that the service disruptions were caused after…

New York State Launches Tax Probe of Trump FoundationHamodia

New York state tax officials have opened an investigation into the Trump Foundation to determine whether President Donald Trump or his charity violated state law. The probe began about a…

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Politics

White House Withdraws Judicial Nominee After GOP Realizes He Didn’t Have VotesHamodia

The GOP’s bid to transform the federal bench with conservative judges hit its first significant snag Thursday, as the White House withdrew the nomination of Ryan Bounds to serve on…

Trump’s Pick to Run Consumer Watchdog Faces Skeptical SenateHamodia

Kathy Kraninger, President Donald Trump’s nominee to take over the nation’s watchdog for banks, credit card companies and payday lenders, made her public debut in front of the Senate Banking…

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Business

Stocks Waver, Dollar Slips as Traders Shrug Off Trade TalkHamodia

U.S. stocks are little-changed Friday as traders shrug off the latest trade threats from President Donald Trump and focus on company earnings reports, which contained some better-than-expected results from big…

China’s Stock, Yuan, Rebound Drives Asian Markets HigherHamodia

Asian shares pushed higher on Friday, clawing back earlier losses in volatile trade as China’s stocks recovered sharply and the yuan bounced from a one-year low, with market participants suspecting…

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Health, Science & Technology

Trump Administration to Explore Drug Imports to Counter Price HikesHamodia

The Trump administration is cracking open the door to using prescription drugs imported from overseas, ones that have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, to combat high…

Zuckerberg Clarifies Stance on Policy for Holocaust DeniersHamodia

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is clarifying his stance pertaining to Holocaust deniers after getting some blowback on social media. Zuckerberg, who is Jewish, said in an interview with Recode that…

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