Syria Blames Aleppo Airport Attack on Israel Hamodia

Syria on Monday blamed Israel for an attack on a military position next to the airport in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. Media reports said that nine people were…

Israel

EU Denies Report of Derogatory Language About IsraelZalman Ahnsaf

The European Union has denied that its ambassador to Israel used inappropriate language in criticizing the “Jewish State” bill, but did not exactly deny that he meddled in Israeli internal…

Taxibot En Route to IndiaShimon B. Lifkin

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has closed a deal to supply TaxiBot vehicles to New Delhi and Mumbai airports, Globes reported on Sunday. The semi-robotic vehicle hitches up to the aircraft…

Leftist Indicted for Informing to PA on Palestinians Selling Land to JewsHamodia Staff

An Israeli leftist was indicted Sunday for informing to the Palestinian Authority against Palestinians selling land to Jews, punishable by death under PA law. Ezra Nawi was charged with violation…

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Community

BD”E, Hagaon Harav Sroya Deblitzky, Zt”lHamodia Staff

Klal Yisrael mourned the petirah of the renowned Mekubal and Posek, Hagaon Harav Sroya Deblitzky, zt”l. Rav Deblitzky, who was a mechaber of many sefarim on Kabbalah, was niftar on…

Am Echad Sends Letter to PM Netanyahu And Finance Minister Over Kosel SagaHamodia Staff

A letter sent Wednesday by two leading American askanim to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and MK Yuval Steinitz pleaded with the two officials to “maintain the kedushat haKotel as it…

New ‘Kosher’ Options Developed for 4G PhonesRafael Hoffman

Amid what seems to many as the imminent demise of the 3G network that services most “kosher” cellular phones, stakeholders in the unique industry of providing “safe” technological options for…

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National

Wilmington, Delaware, Reverses Policy on Rule Used to Exclude Muslim SwimmersHamodia

The mayor of Delaware’s biggest city is apologizing after Muslim children were asked to stay out of a municipal pool because of their clothing. In a statement issued Saturday night,…

Eighth Animal Dies After Jaguar Escapes Audubon Zoo HabitatHamodia

Eight animals were killed after a jaguar escaped from its habitat at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. NOLA.com reports that an alpaca and fox died Sunday, a day after…

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World

Victim’s Son Calls on Trump to Raise U.K. Poisoning With PutinHamodia

The 19-year-old son of a British woman who died after being exposed to a nerve agent first developed by the Soviet Union has called on U.S. President Donald Trump to…

Turkey Marks 2nd Anniversary of Thwarting Violent CoupHamodia

With a number of events, Turkey on Sunday commemorated the second anniversary of thwarting a coup against the Turkish president and the government that left nearly 290 people dead and…

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Regional

Man Freed After 1994 Conviction in Shooting TossedHamodia

A man who spent 24 years in prison was freed on Friday after his conviction was overturned. Shawn Williams, 41, walked free after prosecutors in Brooklyn joined a defense motion…

Rail Bridge, Part of Gateway Project, Gets Funding ExtensionHamodia

A $1.7-billion project to replace a century-old rail bridge outside New York City has received an extension from the government to apply for critical federal grants. Sen. Bob Menendez’s office…

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Politics

Ryan Scoffs at Liberal Democrats’ Move to Abolish ICEHamodia

Liberal Democrats unveiled doomed legislation Thursday aimed at abolishing Immigration and Customs Enforcement, their eyes focused on galvanizing voters for the midterm elections. The House’s top Republican scoffed that the…

Lawmakers Battle Over Migrants Crossing Border IllegallyHamodia

Congress’s fight over President Donald Trump’s abandoned policy of separating migrant families has stirred anew, drawing fresh attention to an issue that has divided Republicans and that Democrats hope will…

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Business

Asian Shares Down on Slowing China Growth, Trade WarHamodia

Asian shares fell on Monday, brushing off a firmer Wall Street lead, as data showed China’s economy and factory production growth slowing, compounding wider fears about Beijing’s worsening trade war…

Business Briefs – July 15, 2018Hamodia

Federal Reserve Projects Further Gradual Hikes in Key Rate WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve says that it expects low unemployment and rising inflation will keep it on track to…

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Health, Science & Technology

Yellowstone National Park Continues to Improve Cell ServiceHamodia

Cellular phone service in Yellowstone National Park will see improvements this summer despite criticism from some that argue increased connectivity takes away from the serenity of the country’s first national…

Your Password Has Likely Been Stolen; Here’s What to Do About ItHamodia

Pardon the interruption, but your passwords are leaking. You’ve probably become numb to all the headlines about data breaches. But a website called haveibeenpwned will expose the horror they’ve wreaked…

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