Articles by: JewishNews-Ester

Hezbollah, Syria Army Launch Offensive at Syrian-Lebanese Border

Hezbollah, Syria Army Launch Offensive at Syrian-Lebanese Border

Several thousand Syrian refugees are living in camps in Juroud Arsal, the area of the joint operation.   BEIRUT – The Lebanese group Hezbollah and… Read More ›

PA PM Calls on Int’l Community to Force Israel to Remove Metal Detectors

PA PM Calls on Int’l Community to Force Israel to Remove Metal Detectors

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he will not change the status quo at the Temple Mount.   Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on… Read More ›

Prime Minister Netanyahu Heads to Paris as Protest Reaches 33’D Week

Prime Minister Netanyahu Heads to Paris as Protest Reaches 33’D Week

Prime Minister Netanyahu and his wife Sarah Netanyahu embarke on a state visit to France on Saturday as demonstrations accusing the Israeli leader of corruption… Read More ›

Now that Netanyahu has reached the top, the only way is down

Now that Netanyahu has reached the top, the only way is down

Op-ed: These are good times for the State of Israel and excellent times for Benjamin Netanyahu. But if things are so good, why is the… Read More ›

How a Chinese-Jewish chef finds inspiration on a North Dakota farm

How a Chinese-Jewish chef finds inspiration on a North Dakota farm

While it didn’t occur to Molly Yeh that ‘a place could exist without tons of Jews,’ the Instagram star is snapping up as many influences… Read More ›

When nothing is sacred, UNESCO ruling comes as no surprise

When nothing is sacred, UNESCO ruling comes as no surprise

Op-ed: The Arab-Palestinian side knows how to sanctify the things it deems important, while the Jewish-Israeli side’s actions convey the message to the Palestinians and… Read More ›

Arab Ministers in Cairo Agree to Maintain Boycott of Qatar

Arab Ministers in Cairo Agree to Maintain Boycott of Qatar

Doha is not “understanding the seriousness and gravity of the situation,”say Arab diplomats.   Senior diplomats from across the Arab world met in Cairo on… Read More ›

Yoga for Mideast peace? That would be great, says Modi

Yoga for Mideast peace? That would be great, says Modi

On eve of his arrival in Israel, India’s prime minister hails Israeli innovation, talks about the benefits of ‘the holistic approach’   In an interview… Read More ›

Bennett Initiative to Block Dividing Jerusalem Heads to Early Vote

Bennett Initiative to Block Dividing Jerusalem Heads to Early Vote

Critics of the bill in question say that such a law would be a major and irreversible stumbling bloc on the way to a peace… Read More ›

Jewish tech millionaire turned lawmaker could be first openly gay governor of Colorado

Jewish tech millionaire turned lawmaker could be first openly gay governor of Colorado

Jared Polis wants to use his business know-how to bring free education to young children statewide — and use 100% renewable energy by 2040  … Read More ›

Analysis: New generation of Hilltop Youth: Less ideology, more anti-state activity

Analysis: New generation of Hilltop Youth: Less ideology, more anti-state activity

Analysis: The main targets of ‘price tag’ perpetrators in recent weeks have been Israel’s security forces—the Shin Bet, the IDF and the police—rather than the… Read More ›

Netanyahu to millions of Jews: We don’t really want you

Netanyahu to millions of Jews: We don’t really want you

Op-Ed: The PM’s decision to freeze the Western Wall compromise plan is a blow to the heart and soul of world Jewry   By most… Read More ›

Argentine ex-president Kirchner launches political comeback

Argentine ex-president Kirchner launches political comeback

Leftist firebrand has been accused in the death of Jewish prosecutor Alberto Nissman, who alleged she tried to cover up Iran’s role in the AMIA… Read More ›

Israelis Come Face-to-Face with ‘The Enemy’

Israelis Come Face-to-Face with ‘The Enemy’

The project, called The Enemy, is showing as a part of the Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival until Saturday and is the brainchild of… Read More ›

Gaza slowly brewing up trouble

Gaza slowly brewing up trouble

Analysis: Prof. Mkhaimar Abusada of Al-Azhar University believes that the heat, the humidity from the sea and the increasing pressure on Hamas could blow up… Read More ›

Shanghai – At Least 26 Hurt After China Eastern Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence

Shanghai – At Least 26 Hurt After China Eastern Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence

Shanghai – At least 26 people were injured when a China Eastern Airlines flight from Paris to the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming hit turbulence… Read More ›

Egypt Okays ransfer of Red Sea Islands to Saudis

Egypt Okays ransfer of Red Sea Islands to Saudis

Sisi expected to crack down on loud dissent over move, says expert.   Egypt’s parliament on Wednesday voted to approve an agreement transferring the Red… Read More ›

Bennett’s ‘peace’ plan: I’ll dictate, you’ll sign

Bennett’s ‘peace’ plan: I’ll dictate, you’ll sign

Op-ed: In the Bayit Yehudi leader’s world, the other side doesn’t exist. Peace is not a move in which we recognize the other and try… Read More ›

Red Crescent: Hamas tried to stop humanitarian aid distribution in Gaza

Red Crescent: Hamas tried to stop humanitarian aid distribution in Gaza

UAE aid organization says Hamas provoked Israeli forces by firing rockets from field hospital where the group’s staff were stationed during the 2014 Operation Protective… Read More ›

Washington – In The Room With Comey And Trump: Two Alpha Males Face Off

Washington – In The Room With Comey And Trump: Two Alpha Males Face Off

  Washington – The setting: the Green Room, dinner for two. No witnesses but the Navy stewards shuttling in and out with food and drinks.… Read More ›