Report: Gantz Could Cobble Together a Gov't of 56 MKs - Maybe Dror Halavy

Israelis can expect a very active news week on the political front. With just three days until the deadline for the establishment of a government, all eyes are on Benny…

Israel

Shechem Arab Gets Jail Sentence for Aiding Barkan TerroristDov Benovadia

A Shomron military court on Sunday imposed a 20 month jail sentence on Abdullah Fouad Mustafa Mahmoud, who was found guilty of assisting Ashraf Nalaweh, the terrorist who carried out…

Lawsuit Targets Hamas Money Changers for DamagesDov Benovadia

The Israel Law Center (Shurat Hadin) on Sunday filed a lawsuit demanding damages in the amount of NIS 500 million against Hamas – and against three money-changers in Yerushalayim, whose…

Police to Arabs: Turn in Weapons, No Questions AskedDov Benovadia

In response to the widespread availability of illegal firearms in the Arab sector, police announced over the weekend that they were starting a new program that would allow individuals to…

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Community

Suspect in Boro Park Egging Attacks ArrestedHamodia Staff

The New York Hate Crimes Forces announced the arrest of 18-year-old suspect who was one of the group who carried out multiple anti-Semitic attacks in Boro Park last weekend. Mohib Hoque,…

BD’E-Kretchnif Rebbi-Kiryas Gat Zt”lHamodia Staff

The Kretchnifer Rebbe, Harav Yisrael Nissan Rosenbaum of Kiryat Gat, passed away after a sickness at the age of 70 years old. He was born in Rechovot, Israel in 1949…

Orthodox Fundraiser Nets Millions for Trump SuperPACReuvain Borchardt

An Orthodox Jewish fundraiser in Manhattan Tuesday for President Donald Trump’s America First Action SuperPAC raised more than $3.5 million. Four hundred people participated in the event, arranged by Monsey…

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National

Trump Grants PardonsHamodia

President Donald Trump has pardoned a former U.S. Army commando set to stand trial next year in the killing of a suspected Afghan bomb-maker and a former Army lieutenant convicted…

White House: Trump Undergoes Exam at Walter ReedHamodia

President Donald Trump spent more than two hours at Walter Reed National Medical Center on Saturday for what the White House said were medical tests as part of his annual…

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World

Hong Kong Officer Hit by Arrow; Police Fire Water CannonsHamodia

A Hong Kong police officer was hit in the leg by an arrow Sunday as authorities used tear gas and water cannons to try to drive back protesters occupying a…

Leaked Russian Interference Report Raises U.K. Vote QuestionsHamodia

A senior Labour party official says leaks from a report on Russian interference in British politics raises serious questions about the security of next month’s election. The Sunday Times says…

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Regional

Gun Toting Assailant In Crown Heights ApprehendedHamodia

The gun toting assailant who pistol whipped a biker, attacked two vehicles and broke the windows of Bais Rivkah Lefferts was apprehended Friday just hours after the police released a…

Regional Briefs – Novenber 14, 2019Hamodia

Catskill Aqueduct Shut Down For 10 Weeks of Repairs NEW YORK (AP) – New York City has begun a 10-week shutdown of the Catskill Aqueduct to allow repairs of the…

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Politics

Nail-Biter Governor’s Race in Louisiana Reaches Final HoursHamodia

In a race that has become a nail-biter, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards battled Saturday to defy the partisan odds in the ruby red South and win reelection to a…

Warren Pushes Back on Critics of Her Health Care PlanHamodia

Elizabeth Warren pushed back against critics of her newly-released plan to phase in implementation of a single-payer health care system, insisting Saturday that she is “fully committed” to Medicare for…

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Business

United Auto Workers Approve New 4-Year Contract With FordHamodia

Members of the United Auto Workers union at Ford Motor Co. voted Friday to approve a new contract with the company. The union said in a statement that 56.3% of…

U.S.-China Trade-Deal Hopes Lift Stocks on Wall StreetHamodia

Stocks moved higher on Wall Street and headed for records on Friday after U.S. officials said they were making progress in the latest push for a trade agreement with China.…

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Health, Science & Technology

Motorola Brings Back the Razr as $1,500 Foldable SmartphoneMark Gurman

  Motorola is rebooting the iconic Razr flip phone as a 6.2-inch smartphone with a foldable display that gives the Lenovo-owned brand a unique selling point against Apple and Samsung…

China Tests Mars Lander in Int’l Cooperation PushHamodia

China invited observers to a successful test Thursday of its Mars lander as the country pushes for inclusion in more global space projects. The demonstration of hovering, obstacle avoidance and…

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