Articles by: JewishNews-Ester

J&J Vaccine To Remain In Limbo While Officials Seek Evidence

J&J Vaccine To Remain In Limbo While Officials Seek Evidence

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine will remain in limbo for a while longer after government health advisers declared Wednesday that they… Read More ›

Officer charged with 2nd-degree manslaughter in Daunte Wright killing

Officer charged with 2nd-degree manslaughter in Daunte Wright killing

A police officer who shot and killed a Black man in a Minneapolis suburb after a traffic stop has been arrested and charged with second-degree… Read More ›

White House scrambles to reassure public after pause on Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine

White House scrambles to reassure public after pause on Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine

It was after 10 p.m. Monday when officials leading President Joe Biden’s ambitious vaccine effort received some alarming news. The US Food and Drug Administration,… Read More ›

Israel is sending the U.S. a clear message on Iran

Israel is sending the U.S. a clear message on Iran

Analysis: With Washington apparently embracing Tehran at any cost, Jerusalem is taking matters in the region into its own hands, signaling to the White House… Read More ›

Syria says 4 soldiers wounded in Israeli airstrikes near Damascus

Syria says 4 soldiers wounded in Israeli airstrikes near Damascus

Syrian state media reports attack near capital, weeks after reported strikes on weapon stores in same area; Lebanese media reports anti-aircraft missile explodes over Lebanon… Read More ›

Florida Governor Issues Order Banning ‘Vaccine Passports’

Florida Governor Issues Order Banning ‘Vaccine Passports’

  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order Friday banning businesses from requiring customers to show proof they have been… Read More ›

Analysis: Bumpy Road Ahead For Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

Analysis: Bumpy Road Ahead For Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

  WASHINGTON (AP) – Infrastructure was a road to nowhere for former presidents Donald Trump and Barack Obama. But Joe Biden believes he can use… Read More ›

Political turbulence in Brazil overshadows Covid-19 crisis

Political turbulence in Brazil overshadows Covid-19 crisis

Sao Paulo – Brazil reported yet another record number of deaths on Tuesday as a surge of Covid-19 infections cripples hospitals across the country. But… Read More ›

Emerging from virus, Israel looks forwards to true festival freedom

Emerging from virus, Israel looks forwards to true festival freedom

From family-friendly events in Jerusalem to art tours and drumming in Eilat, local authorities are wooing domestic tourists for Passover, Ramadan and Easter, which this… Read More ›

Coalition conundrum: What could Israel’s next government look like?

Coalition conundrum: What could Israel’s next government look like?

Here are several possible options.   Ahead of Tuesday’s election, all the party leaders, from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on down, spoke to reporters and… Read More ›

Suspect in Colorado grocery store shooting faces 10 counts of murder, police say

Suspect in Colorado grocery store shooting faces 10 counts of murder, police say

The 21-year-old suspect in Monday’s massacre at a Colorado supermarket — which left 10 dead including a store manager and a police officer — faces… Read More ›

Israel Elections: Likud lead grows, as Sa’ar keeps falling – poll

Israel Elections: Likud lead grows, as Sa’ar keeps falling – poll

Sa’ar’s party, which at one point trailed Likud by only five seats, is now in a tie for fourth place, with Joint List, Shas and… Read More ›

Repairs Underway To Save Historic Warship Taking On Water

Repairs Underway To Save Historic Warship Taking On Water

  BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Keeping the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park from going under during the pandemic has been hard enough… Read More ›

Coronavirus: Only 8% of hospitalized cases received both Pfizer vaccines

Coronavirus: Only 8% of hospitalized cases received both Pfizer vaccines

According to N12, out of 1,003 patients in Israeli hospitals, 83 were infected with the virus after receiving both vaccines.   Only eight percent of… Read More ›

Biden administration started outreach to North Korea last month, but country is unresponsive

Biden administration started outreach to North Korea last month, but country is unresponsive

The Biden administration launched a behind-the-scenes push last month to reach out to North Korea through multiple channels, a senior administration official has told CNN,… Read More ›

Protecting Israel’s health with a social Iron Dome

Protecting Israel’s health with a social Iron Dome

Opinion: The country’s difficult and prolonged battle against the pandemic must bring real change for decision-makers’ priorities, ensuring Israeli citizens’ right to good healthcare; answering… Read More ›

IAEA says Iran enriching uranium with advanced centrifuges, in further breach

IAEA says Iran enriching uranium with advanced centrifuges, in further breach

UN nuclear watchdog tells member states Islamic Republic has started using a third cluster of advanced IR-2m centrifuges at underground Natanz plant   The International… Read More ›

World waits for a made-for-TV bombshell, as Harry and Meghan sit down with Oprah

World waits for a made-for-TV bombshell, as Harry and Meghan sit down with Oprah

London – Millions of television viewers around the world are in a state of frenzied anticipation on Sunday, as they await the broadcast of Oprah… Read More ›

Netanyahu speaks to Harris, tells her he won’t allow Iran to obtain nukes

Netanyahu speaks to Harris, tells her he won’t allow Iran to obtain nukes

US vice president condemns ICC decision to investigate Israel for war crimes, congratulates premier for successful vaccine drive, PM’s office says   Prime Minister Benjamin… Read More ›

Iran has identified Israel’s vulnerability on the high seas

Iran has identified Israel’s vulnerability on the high seas

Opinion: Attack on Israeli-owned Helios Ray could have been lethal, but sinking the ship would have been seen as act of war by U.S. and… Read More ›