Articles by: JewishNews-Ester

Israel must kick its Donald Trump addiction

Israel must kick its Donald Trump addiction

Opinion: Just as he did with the U.S., the president whom Israel believed was its ultimate friend has left it more isolated than before; Nov.… Read More ›

Why is Netanyahu denying his peace deals have a price?

Why is Netanyahu denying his peace deals have a price?

Opinion: Losing a bit of technological superiority in the region and forfeiting plans of West Bank annexation are all reasonable enough prices to pay for… Read More ›

Washington Post: Trump privately said to donors it will be ‘tough’ for Republicans to keep Senate

Washington Post: Trump privately said to donors it will be ‘tough’ for Republicans to keep Senate

Washington, DC – President Donald Trump made a prediction about the GOP’s control of the Senate at a fundraiser this week, privately telling donors that… Read More ›

Heard Any Biden Jokes? Study Of Late-night Comics Finds Few

Heard Any Biden Jokes? Study Of Late-night Comics Finds Few

  NEW YORK (AP) — From the perspective of late-night joke writers, there’s really only one person running for president. A staggering 97% of the… Read More ›

The moral stain of ignoring pandemic regulations

The moral stain of ignoring pandemic regulations

Opinion: While the legal term ‘moral turpitude’ may not include violations of the coronavirus mitigation directives, those harming the public effort to beat the outbreak… Read More ›

New York said to halt planned Orthodox Jewish wedding with up to 10,000 guests

New York said to halt planned Orthodox Jewish wedding with up to 10,000 guests

Amid COVID-19 restrictions and unrest in Orthodox neighborhoods, Governor Cuomo says: ‘You can get married. You just can’t get a thousand people at your wedding’… Read More ›

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Apologizes For Company’s Attempt To Block Hunter Biden Report

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Apologizes For Company’s Attempt To Block Hunter Biden Report

  CALIFORNIA — Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey issued an apology on Wednesday evening for what has turned into a PR disaster for his company, after… Read More ›

Hospital staff infected with coronavirus in air released from ventilator

Hospital staff infected with coronavirus in air released from ventilator

“Infection in the coronavirus ward is something we are very afraid of.”   A doctor and two nurses at Sourasky Medical Center may have been… Read More ›

To hell with public trust and personal example

To hell with public trust and personal example

Opinion: The prime minister’s complete silence over Likud minister Gila Gamliel’s lockdown breach and her lies about it prove once again that Benjamin Netanyahu is… Read More ›

New Jersey governor: Trump fundraiser ‘put lives at risk’

New Jersey governor: Trump fundraiser ‘put lives at risk’

  TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s fundraiser at his Bedminster golf club hours before he announced he had contracted the coronavirus was wrong… Read More ›

Trump tweets that he’s leaving the hospital and says ‘don’t be afraid of Covid,’ a virus that’s killed over 209,000 Americans

Trump tweets that he’s leaving the hospital and says ‘don’t be afraid of Covid,’ a virus that’s killed over 209,000 Americans

  President Donald Trump in a tweet on Monday said he would leave Walter Reed hospital at 6:30 p.m. ET. In the process, he once… Read More ›

Sukkot in the shadow of corona: 7,643 new cases reported on Friday

Sukkot in the shadow of corona: 7,643 new cases reported on Friday

Currently, there are 70,941 active cases of the virus in Israel, 849 who are in serious condition, among them 201 who are intubated.   As… Read More ›

American, United To Furlough 32,000 As Time Runs Out On Aid

American, United To Furlough 32,000 As Time Runs Out On Aid

  FORT WORTH, TX (AP) — American Airlines and United Airlines say they will begin to furlough 32,000 employees after lawmakers and the White House… Read More ›

Trump signs spending bill to keep government open until December 11

Trump signs spending bill to keep government open until December 11

President Donald Trump early Thursday morning signed a spending bill to keep the government open until December 11, according to a tweet from White House… Read More ›

Israel’s modern Yom Kippur debacle

Israel’s modern Yom Kippur debacle

During the first wave of the virus, Israel bought thousands of ventilators because it thought that’s what was needed. Did it recruit or train staff… Read More ›

Tens of thousands protest against Netanyahu as fines issued for violations

Tens of thousands protest against Netanyahu as fines issued for violations

Fines issues to demonstrators for violating social distancing rules * Knesset to reconvene to limit protests following failure to pass bills   Tens of thousands… Read More ›

Ministers said to agree on full lockdown, more severe than Israel’s first

Ministers said to agree on full lockdown, more severe than Israel’s first

Reports: Measure will last until October 10; demonstrations limited to 1km from home; synagogues to shutter except for limited prayers on Yom Kippur; cabinet convenes… Read More ›

Cabinet approves coronavirus economic relief package

Cabinet approves coronavirus economic relief package

The cost of the approved plan is estimated at NIS 10.5 billion.   After a lengthy debate, the government on Monday night approved the plan… Read More ›

Trump pledges to tap woman for court, pushes Senate to move on pick

Trump pledges to tap woman for court, pushes Senate to move on pick

US president says he’ll nominate successor to Ginsburg before November 3 vote despite Democratic opposition: ‘We win an election and those are the consequences’  … Read More ›

Kosovo’s Jews Cheer Their Muslim-Majority State’s New Deal With Israel

Kosovo’s Jews Cheer Their Muslim-Majority State’s New Deal With Israel

  PRISTINA (JTA) – For Flori Dedoni, a member of the tiny Jewish community of Kosovo, the news that his country is establishing formal diplomatic… Read More ›