Articles by: JewishNews-Ester

Pence heads to Jerusalem, epicenter of rift with the Palestinians

Pence heads to Jerusalem, epicenter of rift with the Palestinians

VP’s visit to Egypt, Jordan and — on Sunday — Israel takes place amid high tension sparked by Trump administration’s moves   US Vice President… Read More ›

Paris – Airbus Could Abandon A380 Superjumbo Amid Lackluster Sales

Paris – Airbus Could Abandon A380 Superjumbo Amid Lackluster Sales

  Paris – Airbus said Monday it will stop making the costly A380 superjumbo if it can’t strike a long-term deal with the airline Emirates… Read More ›

Devin Nunes is under mounting pressure to release the transcript of a House Intel interview with Fusion GPS

Devin Nunes is under mounting pressure to release the transcript of a House Intel interview with Fusion GPS

  Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee want its Republican chairman, Devin Nunes, to release the transcript of the panel’s interview with Fusion GPS cofounder… Read More ›

New York – World Jewish Congress President Praises Trump As ‘Man Of Incredible Insight And Intelligence’

New York – World Jewish Congress President Praises Trump As ‘Man Of Incredible Insight And Intelligence’

  New York – Amid a public debate about Donald Trump’s fitness for office, World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder praised the president as “a… Read More ›

Houston, TX – John Young, ‘Most Experienced’ U.S. Astronaut, Dies At 87

Houston, TX – John Young, ‘Most Experienced’ U.S. Astronaut, Dies At 87

  Houston, TX – U.S. astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon in 1972 and even smuggled a corned beef sandwich into orbit during… Read More ›

Trump unloads on Russia investigation, libel laws, and explosive new tell-all book during press conference

Trump unloads on Russia investigation, libel laws, and explosive new tell-all book during press conference

  President Donald Trump railed against former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon and Michael Wolff, the author of an explosive new book about the… Read More ›

5 Ways to View the Uprisings in Iran

5 Ways to View the Uprisings in Iran

The following are five ways to look at the protests emerging in the Islamic Republic in debates among experts.   Since the protests that broke… Read More ›

Hamas Deputy Chief: Israel Not Making Moves for Prisoner Swap with Hamas

Hamas Deputy Chief: Israel Not Making Moves for Prisoner Swap with Hamas

“We are always ready to achieve a prisoner swap deal with the Zionist entity through a mediator, but the entity is not moving in that… Read More ›

Guatemala City – Isolated At Home, Guatemala President Moves Close To U.S. With Israel Move

Guatemala City – Isolated At Home, Guatemala President Moves Close To U.S. With Israel Move

  Guatemala City – Guatemala’s recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital cleaves President Jimmy Morales closer to the United States at a time his… Read More ›

Pyongyang – N. Korea Says It’s A ‘Pipe Dream’ That It Will Give Up Nukes

Pyongyang – N. Korea Says It’s A ‘Pipe Dream’ That It Will Give Up Nukes

  Pyongyang –  North Korea said it is a “pipe dream” for the United States to think it will give up its nuclear weapons, and… Read More ›

Putin critic Alexei Navalny barred from Russian presidential election

Putin critic Alexei Navalny barred from Russian presidential election

  Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was barred on Monday from running in next year’s presidential election. Officials ruled he was ineligible to take part… Read More ›

Bombshell investigation finds Vice and its employees paid at least $184,000 to settle four sexual misconduct claims

Bombshell investigation finds Vice and its employees paid at least $184,000 to settle four sexual misconduct claims

  Since 2003, the news and entertainment media company Vice and its employees have settled at least four disputes with women who accused top executives… Read More ›

Pence postpones Israel visit to mid-January, citing tax bill

Pence postpones Israel visit to mid-January, citing tax bill

For the second time, the American vice president postpones his trip to Israel and Egypt and will instead arrive in the region on the week… Read More ›

Attorney general expected to oppose death penalty for terrorists

Attorney general expected to oppose death penalty for terrorists

Avichai Mandelblit has previously argued executions do not deter attacks, a main line of reasoning behind new Yisrael Beytenu bill   A bill to allow… Read More ›

Tokyo – Bitcoin Not Yet Proven As Credible Currency: Japan Finance Minister

Tokyo – Bitcoin Not Yet Proven As Credible Currency: Japan Finance Minister

  Tokyo – Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday that bitcoin has not been proven to be a credible currency and that he… Read More ›

Trump reportedly believes Mueller will write a letter publicly exonerating him soon

Trump reportedly believes Mueller will write a letter publicly exonerating him soon

  President Donald Trump believes the Russia investigation will soon wrap up and that special counsel Robert Mueller will release a letter clearing him of… Read More ›

A freshman Democratic lawmaker accused of sexual harassment announced he won’t seek re-election

A freshman Democratic lawmaker accused of sexual harassment announced he won’t seek re-election

  Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen of Nevada said Saturday he will not seek re-election after facing multiple sexual misconduct allegations. Top Democrats have called for… Read More ›

Washington – Trump Delivers Hanukkah Wishes To ‘Jewish Brothers And Sisters’

Washington – Trump Delivers Hanukkah Wishes To ‘Jewish Brothers And Sisters’

  Washington – President Donald Trump said he was “proud to stand with the Jewish people” on Hanukkah. “Melania and I wish all of our… Read More ›

All eyes on Alabama: What to watch for tonight in Alabama’s Senate special election

All eyes on Alabama: What to watch for tonight in Alabama’s Senate special election

  The result of Tuesday’s special Senate election in Alabama is far from predictable.  Pollsters say the election will hinge on black voter turnout, young… Read More ›

Trump suggests reporter be fired over inaccurate crowd size tweet he already apologized for

Trump suggests reporter be fired over inaccurate crowd size tweet he already apologized for

  President Donald Trump on Saturday suggested a Washington Post reporter be fired over a misleading tweet. Trump accused the reporter of publishing “FAKE NEWS”… Read More ›