Articles by: JewishNews-Ester

Emmerson Mnangagwa, a ‘tyrant’ who could be Zimbabwe’s next president

Emmerson Mnangagwa, a ‘tyrant’ who could be Zimbabwe’s next president

  The elevation of Emmerson Mnangagwa to the presidency of Zimbabwe would amount to an act of political survival matched only by the man he’d… Read More ›

New York – Oil Prices Are Up Now, But Surge Might Be Short-term

New York – Oil Prices Are Up Now, But Surge Might Be Short-term

  New York – Oil prices have jumped by about one-third since the summer on signs of stronger economic growth around the world and fear… Read More ›

New analysis blows a huge hole in Steven Mnuchin’s argument that Trump’s tax plan will pay for itself

New analysis blows a huge hole in Steven Mnuchin’s argument that Trump’s tax plan will pay for itself

  Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and others have argued that the GOP’s tax plan would pay for itself. A new analysis by the University of… Read More ›

Vietnam – Trump Says Agrees With U.S. Intelligence Assessment Of Russian Meddling

Vietnam – Trump Says Agrees With U.S. Intelligence Assessment Of Russian Meddling

  Vietnam – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he agreed with the U.S. intelligence community’s assessment on Russian meddling in last year’s… Read More ›

5 women have accused comedian Louis C.K. of sexual misconduct

5 women have accused comedian Louis C.K. of sexual misconduct

  Five women accused Louis C.K. of sexual misconduct in a report in The New York Times on Thursday. They say that the comedian masturbated… Read More ›

Rockland County, NY – Democrats Hang On For Clean Sweep In Ramapo Race That Divided Jewish Community

Rockland County, NY – Democrats Hang On For Clean Sweep In Ramapo Race That Divided Jewish Community

Rockland County, NY – A new chapter in the history of Ramapo is about to unfold, with newly elected Supervisor Michael Specht vowing to set… Read More ›

Trump tells North Korea: ‘This is a very different administration — do not try us’

Trump tells North Korea: ‘This is a very different administration — do not try us’

  In remarks to South Korea’s National Assembly on Wednesday, President Donald Trump warned North Korea “do not try us” and said underestimating the US… Read More ›

Opinion: America’s unyielding plague of gun violence

Opinion: America’s unyielding plague of gun violence

  Americans often think of themselves as belonging to an exceptional nation, and in many ways they do. They belong to a tolerant, multicultural society… Read More ›

Who is New York terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov?

Who is New York terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov?

His life seemed mundane enough. After moving from Uzbekistan in 2010, Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov bounced across the United States and eventually settled down in New… Read More ›

Netanyahu hails ‘breakthrough technology’ in discovery of Hamas attack tunnel

Netanyahu hails ‘breakthrough technology’ in discovery of Hamas attack tunnel

5 Palestinians killed, 9 wounded in operation; Liberman says tunnel proves Gaza still a ‘kingdom of terror,’ but Israel not seeking escalation of hostilities  … Read More ›

Boston – AP Explains: What Could Be In The Long-secret JFK Files?

Boston – AP Explains: What Could Be In The Long-secret JFK Files?

  Boston – For decades, the existence of secret government files linked to President John F. Kennedy’s assassination has helped fuel conspiracy theories that others… Read More ›

‘David Cop-A-Feel’: Another actress claims President George H.W. Bush touched her and told a lewd joke

‘David Cop-A-Feel’: Another actress claims President George H.W. Bush touched her and told a lewd joke

  Another actress has come forward alleging that former President George H.W. Bush had inappropriately touched her. Bush also reportedly told a lewd joke during the… Read More ›

San Francisco – Twitter To Label Election Ads After US Regulatory Threat

San Francisco – Twitter To Label Election Ads After US Regulatory Threat

  San Francisco – Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it would add labels to election-related advertisements and say who is behind each of them, after… Read More ›

Montpelier, VT – Local Columnist Says Outraged How Police Handled BrooklyN Rabbi’s Vermont Traffic Stop

Montpelier, VT – Local Columnist Says Outraged How Police Handled BrooklyN Rabbi’s Vermont Traffic Stop

  Montpelier, VT – One day after a Brooklyn rabbi who was roughed up by Vermont state troopers pleaded not guilty to criminal charges, a… Read More ›

2 former presidents — from both parties — blast the state of American politics in unprecedented day

2 former presidents — from both parties — blast the state of American politics in unprecedented day

  Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush lambasted the state of US politics on Thursday. Neither ex-president mentioned President Donald Trump by name. Each… Read More ›

Trump allies worry that losing the House means impeachment

Trump allies worry that losing the House means impeachment

  Top White House aides, lawmakers, donors and political consultants are privately asking whether President Donald Trump realizes that losing the House next year could… Read More ›

Report, ‘Fatah, Hamas Agree to Make Joint Decisions on Violence, Peace’

Report, ‘Fatah, Hamas Agree to Make Joint Decisions on Violence, Peace’

Will Hamas stop trying to ignite conflict in the West Bank?   Fatah and Hamas agreed in talks in Cairo last week to make joint… Read More ›

House Intelligence Committee says it will release the Russian-bought Facebook ads

House Intelligence Committee says it will release the Russian-bought Facebook ads

  The ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff, told reporters on Wednesday that the committee will release the Facebook ads… Read More ›

Report: Fatah Hailed Har Adar Terrorist as ‘Martyr’

Report: Fatah Hailed Har Adar Terrorist as ‘Martyr’

PA President Mahmoud Abbas, who heads Fatah, has himself condemned the attack.   Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party repeatedly hailed the terrorist who… Read More ›

Trump meets military leaders on Iran, says announcement coming ‘shortly’

Trump meets military leaders on Iran, says announcement coming ‘shortly’

US president says Tehran violating spirit of nuclear deal; said set to decertify Iran accord, impose ‘harsh sanctions’ on IRGC   US President Donald Trump… Read More ›