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Trump Mideast Envoy Jason Greenblatt to Hamodia: 'Let Me Try to Dispel the Myths'

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Zarif Questions U.S. Coalition for 'Peaceful Resolution' in Middle East -- Iran's foreign minister on Friday questioned U.S. plans for a coalition for a "peaceful resolution" in the Middle East while listing repeated Iranian diplomatic initiatives."Coalition for Peaceful Resolution?" Mohammad Javad

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Report: Blue and White to Move on Knesset Committees Immediately -- Blue and White has big plans for the country if it gets a chance to lead the government – and those plans could begin to form even before a coalition

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U.S. Military to Present Several Options to Trump on Iran -- The Pentagon will present a broad range of military options to President Donald Trump on Friday as he considers how to respond to what administration officials say was an unprecedented

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Austria to Grant Citizenship to Descendants of Nazi Victims -- A law passed by the Austrian parliament on Thursday will grant citizenship to descendants of Nazi victims, who fled the country under Hitler's Third Reich.The law, voted in by a broad

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Israel - Third Elections? Here's the Schedule If No Government Is Formed - Hamodia - Although both the Likud and Blue and White claim to be seeking ways to bridge the gap between each party in order to establish a unity government, analysts continue to

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Israel Air Force Planes Return From Prestigious RAF Exercise -- Dov Benovadia -- Israel Air Force planes on Friday returned home after participating a day earlier in the British Royal Air Force's 'Cobra Warrior' exercise. Alongside the IAF, various British Royal Air Force

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For Israel Railways, Election Day a Red Letter Day -- Dror Halavy -- On Election Day, over 300,000 Israelis chose to ride Israel Railways. Rail officials said that the day off for most workers, coupled with largely free trips throughout most of the

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Blue and White Maneuvering in Knesset -- Shmuel Smith -- ‏‏The Blue and White is reportedly maneuvering to remove a possible obstacle on its path to power: Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein. They fear that Edelstein, the Likud's No. 2, will

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Southeast Hebrew Congregation Beautifies Their Shul -- Rabbi Yosef Musicante -- September is here. As the air starts to turn slightly crisper and people's minds turn to back-to-school, autumn foods, and sports, one shul in Silver Spring, Maryland decided to focus

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Jewish Man Beaten and Robbed by Four Youths -- Hamodia Staff -- A 24-year-old Jewish man was attacked as he walked along Warsoff Place on the periphery of the Jewish neighborhood of Williamsburg. As the victim strolled along the sidewalk, he was

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NYPD Holds Annual Pre-High Holiday Briefing - Hamodia

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Recording Details Synagogue Shooting Suspect's 911 Call -- Prosecutors on Thursday played a 12-minute recording of a gunman calmly telling a 911 dispatcher that he had just fired an assault rifle inside a synagogue to save white people

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U.S. Expels 2 Cuban Diplomats, Citing 'Influence Operations' -- The U.S. is expelling two Cuban diplomats and is restricting travel of members of Cuba's permanent mission to the United Nations days before world leaders gather for the annual U.N.

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U.S. Takes Back $100 Million From Afghan Govt Over Corruption -- Washington is taking back $100 million intended for an Afghan energy infrastructure project, citing unacceptably high levels of corruption in the Afghan government, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced

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Canada's Trudeau Faces Furor Over Brownface Photo From 2001 -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's campaign moved to contain a growing furor Thursday after a yearbook photo surfaced of him in brownface at a 2001 'Arabian Nights' costume party and two

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Regional Briefs - September 19, 2019 -- Train, Car Collide at New Jersey Crossing; 2 in Car Injured RIVER EDGE, N.J. (AP) – A New Jersey Transit train and a car collided at a crossing, seriously injuring

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3 Politicians Sorry for Using, Defending Anti-Semitic Trope -- Three city council members in New Jersey's capital city have now apologized for using or defending anti-Semitic language while discussing actions taken by the city's Jewish attorney. Councilwoman Robin Vaughn

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Trump Says Gun Bill Negotiations Going 'Very Slowly' -- President Donald Trump on Thursday poured cold water on prospects for a bipartisan compromise on gun legislation, even as Attorney General William Barr circulated a draft plan on Capitol Hill

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Pelosi Offers Medicare Negotiation Plan to Curb Drug Prices -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, trying to seize the agenda on a top consumer issue, announced an ambitious prescription-drug plan Thursday that would allow Medicare to negotiate prices for seniors and

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Asian Shares Advance, India's Sensex Up 5.4% on Tax Cut News -- Asian shares advanced Friday and India's benchmark jumped 5.4% after the government announced plans to cut corporate taxes. Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.2% to 22,079.09 and the Shanghai Composite

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Business Briefs - September 19, 2019 -- U.K. Top Court Aims to Rule Next Week on Parliament Shutdown LONDON (AP) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was accused by one of the country's former leaders of obstructing

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U.S. Vaping Illness Count Tops 500, But Cause Remains Unknown -- More than 500 people have been diagnosed with vaping-related breathing illnesses, but the cause remains unknown, U.S. health officials said Thursday. Meanwhile, the Food and Drug Administration revealed that its

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Uptick Seen in Rare Mosquito-Borne Virus in Some U.S. States -- The number of U.S. deaths and illnesses from a rare mosquito-borne virus are higher than usual this year, health officials report. Eastern equine encephalitis has been diagnosed in 21 people

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Trump Chose Exactly the National Security Adviser He and the Country Need -- Hugh Hewitt -- President Donald Trump on Wednesday made a superb selection to be his new national security adviser. Robert C. O'Brien has been the president's special envoy for hostage affairs since May

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Quashing Self-Doubt -- Hamodia -- On this coming Motzoei Shabbos, Jews of Askenazic descent will begin to recite Selichos, joining their Sephardic brethren who have been doing so since Rosh Chodesh Elul. These are days

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