Articles by: JewishNews-Ester

New York – New York City To Consider Ban On Plastic Straws

New York – New York City To Consider Ban On Plastic Straws

  New York – Plastic straws and stirrers could soon be banned in bars, restaurants and coffee shops in New York City. Democratic City Councilman… Read More ›

Bombshell report claims Ukraine paid Michael Cohen at least $400,000 for access to Trump — then pumped the brakes on its Manafort investigation

Bombshell report claims Ukraine paid Michael Cohen at least $400,000 for access to Trump — then pumped the brakes on its Manafort investigation

  The BBC reported Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, received a secret payment of at least $400,000 from Ukraine to help… Read More ›

Washington – New CIA Director Sworn in, Says She’ll Send More Spies To The Field

Washington – New CIA Director Sworn in, Says She’ll Send More Spies To The Field

  Washington – New CIA Director Gina Haspel pledged to send more spies into the field during her swearing-in Monday as President Donald Trump offered… Read More ›

Israel or Iran: Who’s the Arab world’s real enemy?

Israel or Iran: Who’s the Arab world’s real enemy?

Analysis: Israeli-Iranian conflict in Syria is seen by Arab press as beginning of first war between Israelis and Persians. Many Arab commentators avoid condemning Israel,… Read More ›

Arab League demands probe into Israeli ‘crimes’ on Gaza border

Arab League demands probe into Israeli ‘crimes’ on Gaza border

Organization’s head accuses Israel of ‘blatant aggression’ during riots, as Hamas threatens it can respond ‘with all force’   The Arab League called Thursday for… Read More ›

Washington – Pence Says Mrs. Trump’s Procedure ‘Long-planned’

Washington – Pence Says Mrs. Trump’s Procedure ‘Long-planned’

Washington – Vice President Mike Pence says the medical procedure that first lady Melania Trump underwent to treat a kidney condition was “long-planned.” Pence commented… Read More ›

Fears of more deaths in Gaza as Israel’s actions condemned

Fears of more deaths in Gaza as Israel’s actions condemned

Gaza – Another day of protests is expected at the Gaza border Tuesday as international condemnation poured in over Israel’s use of force against unarmed… Read More ›

A slippery slope to autocracy and fascism

A slippery slope to autocracy and fascism

Op-ed: Reading Madeleine Albright’s New York Times op-ed about democracy fading away in the Trump era, one can’t help but be amazed by the similarity… Read More ›

Agriculture Terror in the Gaza Envelope Leaves Farmers ‘Helpless’

Agriculture Terror in the Gaza Envelope Leaves Farmers ‘Helpless’

“I don’t even want to imagine what would happen if a combine harvester operator is trapped there during a fire,” says Ofer Liberman from kibbutz… Read More ›

Phoenix, AZ – Waymo Self-driving Car Hit In Collision On Arizona Street

Phoenix, AZ – Waymo Self-driving Car Hit In Collision On Arizona Street

Phoenix, AZ – Police in a Phoenix suburb are investigating a collision involving a self-driving vehicle owned by the company Waymo. Chandler Police say the… Read More ›

Top PA official insists Abbas didn’t deny the Holocaust

Top PA official insists Abbas didn’t deny the Holocaust

Chairman of the Palestinian Executive Committee Saeb Erekat insists Palestinian president never ‘denied massacres that were perpetrated against Jews’, accuses Israel of launching international assault… Read More ›

Yad Vashem blasts Abbas for anti-Semitic bid to blame Jews for their own murder

Yad Vashem blasts Abbas for anti-Semitic bid to blame Jews for their own murder

Palestinian Authority head ‘assaults Holocaust remembrance’ by turning it into ‘into a propaganda tool, blatantly falsifying history’   Israel’s Holocaust memorial museum in Jerusalem, Yad… Read More ›

North Korean Media Hails Summit as Trump Presses for Full Denuclearization

North Korean Media Hails Summit as Trump Presses for Full Denuclearization

The two Koreas reaffirmed the goal of complete denuclearization during their summit.   SEOUL – US President Donald Trump was pleased that the leaders of… Read More ›

Leaders of Two Koreas Head for Historic Summit at DMZ

Leaders of Two Koreas Head for Historic Summit at DMZ

Kim will be the first North Korean leader to set foot in the South since the 1950-53 Korean War.   SEOUL – The leaders of… Read More ›

Israel denies killing Palestinian in Malaysia

Israel denies killing Palestinian in Malaysia

Defense Minister Lieberman denies allegations that Israeli Mossad is responsible for the death of a Hamas member in Malaysia. Israel’s defense minister is denying that… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Israeli Students Develop Tech To Identify Wildfires Before They Spread

Jerusalem – Israeli Students Develop Tech To Identify Wildfires Before They Spread

  Jerusalem – Israeli students have developed a special system designed to identify wildfires at an early stage before they spread, preventing damage and even… Read More ›

Washington – WP: U.S. Secretary Of State Nominee Pompeo Met With North Korea’s Kim

Washington – WP: U.S. Secretary Of State Nominee Pompeo Met With North Korea’s Kim

  Washington – U.S. Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo made a secret visit to North Korea over the Easter weekend and met with North… Read More ›

Trump says 5 locations are being considered for Kim Jong Un meeting

Trump says 5 locations are being considered for Kim Jong Un meeting

West Palm Beach, Florida – President Donald Trump told reporters on Tuesday that five locations are being considered for his widely anticipated meeting with North… Read More ›

Survivors of a chemical attack in Syria tell their stories for the first time

Survivors of a chemical attack in Syria tell their stories for the first time

Northern Syria – The air in the camp is thick, fraught with the muted mourning of people who have been through more than they can… Read More ›

Iranian officers reported killed in Aleppo base explosion

Iranian officers reported killed in Aleppo base explosion

Base, in Aleppo’s southern suburbs, evacuated by Syrian, Iranian personnel days ago out of fear of US strike; unconfirmed reports attribute blast to fighter jet… Read More ›