Articles by: JewishNews-Ester

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Trump’s Wife Keeps Her Head Bare During Saudi Arabia Visit

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Trump’s Wife Keeps Her Head Bare During Saudi Arabia Visit

  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Ignoring President Donald Trump’s past admonition, U.S. first lady Melania Trump did not cover her head Saturday when they arrived… Read More ›

White House officials say Trump is ‘undisciplined’ and ‘self-destructive’

White House officials say Trump is ‘undisciplined’ and ‘self-destructive’

  President Trump is abroad on his first foreign trip, but that hasn’t stopped his problems from piling up at home. And despite administration officials’… Read More ›

London – WWII Veteran, 101, Breaks Skydiving Record

London – WWII Veteran, 101, Breaks Skydiving Record

  London – A 101-year-old D-Day veteran has become the oldest person in the world to skydive. Bryson William Verdun Hayes completed a tandem skydive… Read More ›

White House: Western Wall comments ‘unauthorized,’ do not represent Trump’s stance

White House: Western Wall comments ‘unauthorized,’ do not represent Trump’s stance

Official who said Jews’ holiest prayer site is not part of Israel does ‘not represent the position of US and certainly not of president’  … Read More ›

How Arabic became a foreign language in Israel

How Arabic became a foreign language in Israel

Op-ed: The Nationality Bill, which downgrades Arabic from an official language, continues the process of excluding Arabic from the public domain and turning it into… Read More ›

After Comey dismissal, Democrats call for special prosecutor on Russia probe

After Comey dismissal, Democrats call for special prosecutor on Russia probe

Drawing parallels to Nixon’s ‘Saturday Night Massacre,’ lawmakers demand special counsel handle investigation into possible Trump campaign collusion with Moscow   WASHINGTON — Democrats are… Read More ›

Washington – AP FACT CHECK: White House Opaque On Trump’s Travel Costs

Washington – AP FACT CHECK: White House Opaque On Trump’s Travel Costs

  Washington – President Donald Trump says staying at his central New Jersey home causes less disruption than if he had spent the weekend at… Read More ›

Washington – Trump Staffer Omarosa Manigault Says She Has Good Relationship With Louis Farrakhan

Washington – Trump Staffer Omarosa Manigault Says She Has Good Relationship With Louis Farrakhan

  Washington – Presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault, a former reality TV star, said she would “look forward” to meeting with Louis Farrakhan, the Nation of… Read More ›

House Republicans pass bill to replace and repeal Obamacare

House Republicans pass bill to replace and repeal Obamacare

  Washington – In a major victory for President Donald Trump, the House has voted to dismantle the pillars of the Affordable Care Act and… Read More ›

Italy says it will vote against UNESCO Jerusalem resolution

Italy says it will vote against UNESCO Jerusalem resolution

Israel hopes to secure further support in opposing the resolution—set to be voted on on Independence Day—denying Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem; Germany led efforts for… Read More ›

Seoul – South Korea Says U.S. Reaffirms It Will Pay THAAD Costs; Joint Drills Wrap Up

Seoul – South Korea Says U.S. Reaffirms It Will Pay THAAD Costs; Joint Drills Wrap Up

  Seoul – South Korea said the United States had reaffirmed it would shoulder the cost of deploying the THAAD anti-missile system, days after President… Read More ›

Robots are going to take a lot of jobs — here’s what we could do about it

Robots are going to take a lot of jobs — here’s what we could do about it

  WASHINGTON — For all the talk of robots replacing humans on the job, in schools and even in bed, students at Everett Community College in… Read More ›

Trump Considering Israel Visit, White House Official Confirms

Trump Considering Israel Visit, White House Official Confirms

“We are exploring the possibility of a future visit to Israel as well as other countries.”   US President Donald Trump is considering a visit… Read More ›

‘Auschwitz Hero’ Survived Shoah so Grandsons Could be ‘Heroes in Israel’

‘Auschwitz Hero’ Survived Shoah so Grandsons Could be ‘Heroes in Israel’

“Our grandmother always said she beat Mengele during the Holocaust,” says IDF Lt. -Col.   Holocaust Remembrance Day holds special meaning for Shimon and Yair… Read More ›

Anne Frank, Syrian refugee? Appropriation of diarist sparks debate in Holland

Anne Frank, Syrian refugee? Appropriation of diarist sparks debate in Holland

Iconic Jewish Holocaust victim ‘has come to symbolize the victim of all of the world’s evils,’ says researcher; does the universal message go too far?… Read More ›

So Close and Yet so Far: The Jews of Cuba

So Close and Yet so Far: The Jews of Cuba

Cuban Jews face challenges with hope.   HAVANA, CUBA – On a quiet, tree-lined street of Havana’s Vedado, a residential neighborhood just steps away from… Read More ›

Tense Turkey braces for crunch referendum on Erdogan powers

Tense Turkey braces for crunch referendum on Erdogan powers

Polls show a race too close to call as critics fear a bolstered presidency could lead to authoritarian rule   ISTANBUL (AFP) – Turkey on… Read More ›

Can You Recite the Entire Seder by Heart?

Can You Recite the Entire Seder by Heart?

  If you can’t recite the Seder by heart, you’re not alone. Although 1,800 years ago, in the time of the Mishna, recitation of the… Read More ›

Opinion: Were Trump’s missile strikes illegal?

Opinion: Were Trump’s missile strikes illegal?

  In the next few days, President Trump’s order to send 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles to attack Syria’s Shayrat airfield will be both praised and… Read More ›

Singaporean imam questioned over anti-Semitic comments

Singaporean imam questioned over anti-Semitic comments

In Singapore, racism is not dealt with kid gloves; this was proven by the authorities after an imam, who spoke against Jews and Christians, was… Read More ›