Articles by: JewishNews-Ester

‘That’s when all hell broke loose’: Coronavirus patients start to overwhelm US hospitals

‘That’s when all hell broke loose’: Coronavirus patients start to overwhelm US hospitals

“We ended up getting our first positive patients — and that’s when all hell broke loose,” said one New York City doctor. The doctor, who… Read More ›

China, On Virus PR Offensive, Sends Masks And Experts Abroad

China, On Virus PR Offensive, Sends Masks And Experts Abroad

  BEIJING (AP) — As the fight against a new virus shifts to Europe and beyond, China is supplying millions of masks and other desperately… Read More ›

At least 30 cruise ships are at sea right now. Here’s what it’s like on board

At least 30 cruise ships are at sea right now. Here’s what it’s like on board

Texan newlyweds Jay and Carmen Martinez went straight from celebrating their beachside wedding to embarking on a globe-trotting honeymoon cruise across the South Pacific on… Read More ›

Ohio Plans To Delay Primary, But 3 States Still Planned

Ohio Plans To Delay Primary, But 3 States Still Planned

  COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s governor wants the state to delay in-person voting for the state’s Tuesday presidential primary for three months to let… Read More ›

Overcoming the ‘corona’-virus of politics? – analysis

Overcoming the ‘corona’-virus of politics? – analysis

For weeks, it looked like Israeli politicians across the political spectrum were so infected by the virus of politics that they were putting it ahead… Read More ›

Virus cases in Israel hit 76, including Ben Gurion Airport worker, yeshiva head

Virus cases in Israel hit 76, including Ben Gurion Airport worker, yeshiva head

Airfield employee said admitted to hospital, not tested and released, then diagnosed 2 days later without having been quarantined; Delta suspends NY-TLV route   The… Read More ›

The coronavirus coalition

The coronavirus coalition

Opinion: In a political catch-22, Israel needs to make urgent decisions about the economy that on one hand cannot wait for the formation of a… Read More ›

Fighting virus, Israel orders all arrivals from abroad into 2-week quarantine

Fighting virus, Israel orders all arrivals from abroad into 2-week quarantine

Measure to be in place for 2 weeks, not applied retroactively; foreigners given 3-day reprieve, then will be allowed in only if they can show… Read More ›

Polls apart: Likud boosted turnout where it needed to, as Blue and White stalled

Polls apart: Likud boosted turnout where it needed to, as Blue and White stalled

Results highlight geographical polarization, with some parts of the country giving a clear lead to PM’s party and others opting, albeit underwhelmingly, for its centrist… Read More ›

Israelis go to polls for third time in a year

Israelis go to polls for third time in a year

Both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White leader Benny Gantz predicted victory at political events on Sunday.   Israelis will get an opportunity… Read More ›

Endless elections leave Israel unable to make crucial decisions

Endless elections leave Israel unable to make crucial decisions

Analysis: The political stalemate and a caretaker government have brought a struggling health system to the brink, low-income pensioners to see their meager income shrink… Read More ›

Netanyahu slams Bernie Sanders’ AIPAC ‘bigots’ jab as ‘libelous’

Netanyahu slams Bernie Sanders’ AIPAC ‘bigots’ jab as ‘libelous’

Prime Minister castigates Democratic frontrunner without naming him, tells pro-Israel lobby confab he will annex West Bank settlements, but willing to negotiate with Palestinians  … Read More ›

A government whistleblower alleges US health workers treated coronavirus evacuees without proper protective gear or training

A government whistleblower alleges US health workers treated coronavirus evacuees without proper protective gear or training

  A government whistleblower alleged that the Department of Health and Human Services sent workers to help evacuees from Wuhan, China — the epicenter of… Read More ›

Gaza is Netanyahu’s 11-year recurring nightmare – analysis

Gaza is Netanyahu’s 11-year recurring nightmare – analysis

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said 11 years ago: “We will topple Hamas’s terror regime and we will restore security to the residents of Ashkelon, Ashdod… Read More ›

Judge Halts Plan To Move Virus Patients To California City

Judge Halts Plan To Move Virus Patients To California City

  COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — A court temporarily blocked the U.S. government from sending up to 50 people infected with a new virus from… Read More ›

9,000 new Israeli homes planned for east Jerusalem

9,000 new Israeli homes planned for east Jerusalem

Most of the land involved in the plan is considered government property and as such would not be taken from private owners.   The Housing… Read More ›

Bringing back Israelis on board coronavirus-hit ship is danger to public safety

Bringing back Israelis on board coronavirus-hit ship is danger to public safety

Analysis: As time goes by, more and more passengers aboard the Diamond Princess cruise liner test positive for the deadly virus, including 3 out of… Read More ›

Gantz: No Arabs, no Netanyahu in my future cabinet

Gantz: No Arabs, no Netanyahu in my future cabinet

In wide-ranging interview to Ynet just days before elections, Blue & White chairman praises Trump peace plan as ‘good starting point’, predicts Likud will not… Read More ›

In first, Israelis test positive for coronavirus on quarantined cruise ship

In first, Israelis test positive for coronavirus on quarantined cruise ship

Japan tells Health Ministry 3 Israelis on Diamond Princess are among new cases; Foreign Ministry says 2 of them taken off ship for treatment; Litzman:… Read More ›

New Philadelphia Police Chief Starts Amid Surge In Homicides

New Philadelphia Police Chief Starts Amid Surge In Homicides

  PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The new commissioner of the nation’s fourth-largest city police force will start work Monday amid a surge in homicides and calls… Read More ›