Articles by: JewishNews-Ester

Netanyahu is no longer campaigning on the issues

Netanyahu is no longer campaigning on the issues

Opinion: The prime minister is no longer talking about Iran, Hamas or Arabs going in droves to the polls; instead, his 2019 campaign focuses on… Read More ›

After oil: Mideast states developing renewable energy

After oil: Mideast states developing renewable energy

Wind turbines, hydroelectricity and solar power are on the agenda in Morocco, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt, but experts say region still lags far behind… Read More ›

Rep. Ilhan Omar defends 2012 tweet accusing Israel of ‘hypnotizing the world’

Rep. Ilhan Omar defends 2012 tweet accusing Israel of ‘hypnotizing the world’

Newly elected lawmaker tells CNN there’s a ‘difference between criticizing a military action by a government and attacking a particular people of faith’   US… Read More ›

China sentences Canadian to death for drug smuggling

China sentences Canadian to death for drug smuggling

Beijing – A Canadian citizen in China has been sentenced to death after a court convicted him of drug smuggling on Monday, a move likely… Read More ›

Paris – Anti-Semitism Among Yellow Vest Protesters Demoralizes France’s Jews

Paris – Anti-Semitism Among Yellow Vest Protesters Demoralizes France’s Jews

  Paris – Four years ago, a heartbroken Bernard-Henri Levy found some solace in how more than a million Frenchmen marched through this city to… Read More ›

As Robert Mueller writes his report, a potential battle brews over obstruction of justice

As Robert Mueller writes his report, a potential battle brews over obstruction of justice

Washington – As special counsel Robert Mueller wraps up his Russia probe, investigators have focused on conflicting public statements by President Donald Trump and his… Read More ›

Success of UK’s bestselling Jewish authors can’t mask huge decline in new titles

Success of UK’s bestselling Jewish authors can’t mask huge decline in new titles

Even as demand for literature is on the rise, online bookstores make it nearly impossible to sustain a fixed literary space for secular ‘Jewish’ works… Read More ›

San Diego – Wall Debate Obscures Other Struggles At The Border

San Diego – Wall Debate Obscures Other Struggles At The Border

  San Diego – In Washington, it’s all about the wall. At the border, it’s only part of the story. Border authorities are struggling with… Read More ›

China’s Xi Jinping begins his most important year at his weakest point

China’s Xi Jinping begins his most important year at his weakest point

Hong Kong – When Xi Jinping ascended the stage in the Great Hall of the People in March, officially the most powerful Chinese leader since… Read More ›

Netanyahu in Brazil pushes Honduras on Jerusalem embassy move

Netanyahu in Brazil pushes Honduras on Jerusalem embassy move

Prime minister holds three-way talks with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez and US top diplomat Mike Pompeo to discuss opening embassies in Israeli capital and… Read More ›

How Trump betrayed the Kurds in Syria

How Trump betrayed the Kurds in Syria

Opinion: President Trump’s announcement that he was to withdraw US troops from the war-torn country will most likely result not only in the genocide of… Read More ›

Leaving for Brazil, Netanyahu swipes at ‘leftist’ challenger Gantz

Leaving for Brazil, Netanyahu swipes at ‘leftist’ challenger Gantz

Prime minister places up-and-coming rival in left-center political camp, pushing back against indications that former IDF chief will attempt to snatch votes from Likud voter… Read More ›

Dow jumps 1,086 points to post its biggest point gain on record as stocks storm back from worst-ever Christmas Eve

Dow jumps 1,086 points to post its biggest point gain on record as stocks storm back from worst-ever Christmas Eve

  Stocks soared Wednesday, attempting to rebound from the worst Christmas Eve for US equity markets on record. Technology shares saw steep gains, with the… Read More ›

Netanyahu: IDF May Expand Activity Against Iran in Syria after U.S. Exit

Netanyahu: IDF May Expand Activity Against Iran in Syria after U.S. Exit

“The decision to remove the 2,000 US troops from Syria will not change our consistent policy: We will continue to act against Iran’s attempt to… Read More ›

Mandelblit: We Aren’t Pursuing the Prime Minister

Mandelblit: We Aren’t Pursuing the Prime Minister

Mandelblit is expected to preliminarily indict Netanyahu in February or March pending a hearing that would take place six months later.   Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit… Read More ›

New York – Statue Of Liberty Climber Convicted In July 4 Protest

New York – Statue Of Liberty Climber Convicted In July 4 Protest

  New York – A woman who climbed the base of the Statue of Liberty on July 4 to protest the separation of families at… Read More ›

Dow dumps 500 points, closes at lowest level since April

Dow dumps 500 points, closes at lowest level since April

  The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by 505 points, or 2.1%, on Monday to finish at its lowest level since April. Traders were positioning… Read More ›

Stopping the wave of terror attacks, before the tsunami hits

Stopping the wave of terror attacks, before the tsunami hits

Op-ed: Israeli security forces must take several immediate steps to halt the deadly wave of terrorism in the West Bank, including speeding up questioning of… Read More ›

Iraqis Celebrate One Year Since Victory Over Isis

Iraqis Celebrate One Year Since Victory Over Isis

Some demand more reconstruction investment, IDPs want to return home, while Kurds wonder what comes next.   Iraqis celebrated “Victory Day” on Monday, one year… Read More ›

It’s time to divorce the Palestinians

It’s time to divorce the Palestinians

Op-ed: Annexing the West Bank constitutes an existential threat to the Zionist enterprise. It is essential to begin a civil separation process from the Palestinians,… Read More ›