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Israel

EU Diplomats Predict Low-Key ‘Punishment’ for AnnexationYoni Weiss

If Israel proceeds with its plan to apply sovereignty to the Jordan Valley and communities in Yehudah and Shomron, the European Union will take punitive measures of relatively little economic…

Study Shows: Since the Coronavirus Outbreak, Israelis Spent More Money on FoodAryeh Stern

Leket Israel, Israel’s leading food rescue organization, commissioned “Geocartography” a special study to examine the effect of the quarantine and the emergency guidelines on food waste among the Israeli public.…

Yad L’Achim Warns: Missionaries Post Flyers in Playgrounds in Southern IsraelYoni Weiss

Yad L’Achim warns that parents sending children to play in public playgrounds should bear in mind that some playgrounds in southern Israel have been found plastered with colorful flyers posted…

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Community

Far Rockaway Jewish Community Marches in Solidarity With Their NeighborsBenjy Katz

When Donovan J. Richards, member of the New York City Council representing the 31st district, led his constituents on a march through the streets of Far Rockaway Tuesday evening, he…

Lakewood Prepares for George Floyd ProtestMordechai Wincorn

After a week of protests over the death of George Floyd erupting into violence and looting, it is not surprising that plans to hold a march in his honor in…

Beware of Missionary Material in Your MailHamodia

Families in Brooklyn have reported receiving material from missionary organization deposited in their mail boxes. Packages bearing seemingly innocuous messages on the outside actually contain very troubling and destructive information…

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National

Curfews Give Sweeping Powers to Cops, But Are Often FloutedHamodia

Hundreds of cities have imposed curfews to keep the peace during a week of violent unrest across the U.S., employing a tactic that gives law enforcement sweeping arrest powers but…

Organizers Prepare for Floyd Memorial in MinneapolisHamodia

Organizers of a Minneapolis memorial for George Floyd placed floral arrangements around a golden casket Thursday, as families, friends and celebrities prepared to pay their respects to the man whose…

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World

Russia Urges U.S. to Respect Right to ProtestHamodia

The Russian Foreign Ministry urged the U.S. authorities to respect Americans’ right for peaceful protest amid the wave of demonstrations sparked by George Floyd’s death. The ministry spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova,…

Auschwitz Museum Launches Appeal After COVID-19 LockdownHamodia Staff

The Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum was forced to launch an appeal for funding on Wednesday after two months under a coronavirus lockdown that saw revenue from visitors dry up. The site of…

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Regional

Suspect Arrested in Stabbing of Police Officer; Other Cops AttackedHamodia

New York City police are trying to determine if Wednesday’s ambush stabbing of an officer in Brooklyn was inspired by anti-police sentiments expressed during days of protests and unrest over…

No Confirmed COVID-19 Deaths Reported in NYC on June 2Hamodia Staff

New York City reached a milestone in its recovery from COVID-19 as it recorded its first day since March 12 in which no confirmed deaths from the virus were reported…

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Politics

In Win for Texas GOP Officials, Federal Appeals Panel Blocks Decision to Allow Any Texan to Vote by MailHamodia

A federal appeals panel Thursday rejected a lower-court decision to allow any Texas voter afraid of contracting the coronavirus to cast a mail-in ballot, a case with far-reaching implications for…

10 Questions for the MayorHamodia

After nights of widespread looting and rioting, New York City residents are feeling less safe and more vulnerable than at any time in recent history. This comes after a second…

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Business

Asian Shares Higher After Jobless Data Snaps Wall St. RallyHamodia

Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Friday after U.S. unemployment data gave the S&P 500 its first loss in five days. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index gained 0.4% to 22,790.65…

Stocks Slip on Wall Street As a 4-Day Rally StallsHamodia

Stocks are slipping in mixed trading Thursday afternoon as Wall Street takes a pause following its longest winning streak in nearly four months. The S&P 500 was down 0.4%, as…

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Health, Science & Technology

Study on Safety of Malaria Drugs for Coronavirus RetractedHamodia

Several authors of a large study that raised safety concerns about malaria drugs for coronavirus patients have retracted the report, saying independent reviewers were not able to verify information that’s…

Israeli Microscopic Breakthrough Could Be BigYisrael Price

Scientists at the Technion say they have developed a new microscope more powerful than anything before it. It is a quantum electron microscope, one of a new class known as…

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