Articles by: JewishNews-Ester

Bedouin municipal heads condemn murder of Sgt. Ron Kokia

Bedouin municipal heads condemn murder of Sgt. Ron Kokia

‘We share your pain and strongly condemn the act,’ Rahat mayor tells Arad mayor after two Bedouins arrested for murder of IDF soldier. ‘The murder… Read More ›

After Jerusalem recognition, Trump signs waiver delaying embassy move

After Jerusalem recognition, Trump signs waiver delaying embassy move

US president renews 6 month deferment of diplomatic mission’s relocation, but has instructed State Department to begin preparations   Hours after recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital Wednesday,… Read More ›

Rocket launched at Israel from Sinai

Rocket launched at Israel from Sinai

Army investigating if missile landed in Israeli territory, no reports of injuries or damage; alarms sound for second time   A rocket was launched at… Read More ›

San Francisco – Facebook Suspends Ability To Target Ads By Excluding Racial Groups

San Francisco – Facebook Suspends Ability To Target Ads By Excluding Racial Groups

San Francisco – Facebook Inc <FB.O> said on Wednesday it was temporarily disabling the ability of advertisers on its social network to exclude racial groups… Read More ›

White House defends anti-Muslim Trump tweets, says it doesn’t matter if videos are real

White House defends anti-Muslim Trump tweets, says it doesn’t matter if videos are real

  Washington – White House press secretary Sarah Sanders defended President Donald Trump’s decision to retweet a series of anti-Muslim videos from a British far-right… Read More ›

New York – Shoppers Take To Their Phones For Cyber Monday Deals

New York – Shoppers Take To Their Phones For Cyber Monday Deals

  New York – Weeks of deals didn’t stop people from heading online to shop on the Monday after Thanksgiving. Cyber Monday is on track… Read More ›

Black Friday retailers are surging as online spending hits a record

Black Friday retailers are surging as online spending hits a record

  The stocks of retailers — including a large handful of traditional brick-and-mortar companies — are surging as shoppers participate in Black Friday and Cyber… Read More ›

Russia declares ‘death’ of body probing Syria chemical attacks

Russia declares ‘death’ of body probing Syria chemical attacks

After refusing to back extension of investigative mechanism that blamed Assad for April attack, Moscow says it will only discuss replacing expert panel   UNITED… Read More ›

Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA – New US Weather Satellite Launched From California

Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA – New US Weather Satellite Launched From California

  Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA –  An advanced U.S. weather satellite designed to improve the accuracy of extended forecasts has been launched into polar… Read More ›

Zimbabwe’s ruling party meets to vote on firing Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s ruling party meets to vote on firing Mugabe

Harare, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe’s ruling party opened a meeting Sunday to consider a vote of no confidence in President Robert Mugabe, a day after tens… Read More ›

Emmerson Mnangagwa, a ‘tyrant’ who could be Zimbabwe’s next president

Emmerson Mnangagwa, a ‘tyrant’ who could be Zimbabwe’s next president

  The elevation of Emmerson Mnangagwa to the presidency of Zimbabwe would amount to an act of political survival matched only by the man he’d… Read More ›

New York – Oil Prices Are Up Now, But Surge Might Be Short-term

New York – Oil Prices Are Up Now, But Surge Might Be Short-term

  New York – Oil prices have jumped by about one-third since the summer on signs of stronger economic growth around the world and fear… Read More ›

New analysis blows a huge hole in Steven Mnuchin’s argument that Trump’s tax plan will pay for itself

New analysis blows a huge hole in Steven Mnuchin’s argument that Trump’s tax plan will pay for itself

  Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and others have argued that the GOP’s tax plan would pay for itself. A new analysis by the University of… Read More ›

Vietnam – Trump Says Agrees With U.S. Intelligence Assessment Of Russian Meddling

Vietnam – Trump Says Agrees With U.S. Intelligence Assessment Of Russian Meddling

  Vietnam – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he agreed with the U.S. intelligence community’s assessment on Russian meddling in last year’s… Read More ›

5 women have accused comedian Louis C.K. of sexual misconduct

5 women have accused comedian Louis C.K. of sexual misconduct

  Five women accused Louis C.K. of sexual misconduct in a report in The New York Times on Thursday. They say that the comedian masturbated… Read More ›

Rockland County, NY – Democrats Hang On For Clean Sweep In Ramapo Race That Divided Jewish Community

Rockland County, NY – Democrats Hang On For Clean Sweep In Ramapo Race That Divided Jewish Community

Rockland County, NY – A new chapter in the history of Ramapo is about to unfold, with newly elected Supervisor Michael Specht vowing to set… Read More ›

Trump tells North Korea: ‘This is a very different administration — do not try us’

Trump tells North Korea: ‘This is a very different administration — do not try us’

  In remarks to South Korea’s National Assembly on Wednesday, President Donald Trump warned North Korea “do not try us” and said underestimating the US… Read More ›

Opinion: America’s unyielding plague of gun violence

Opinion: America’s unyielding plague of gun violence

  Americans often think of themselves as belonging to an exceptional nation, and in many ways they do. They belong to a tolerant, multicultural society… Read More ›

Who is New York terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov?

Who is New York terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov?

His life seemed mundane enough. After moving from Uzbekistan in 2010, Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov bounced across the United States and eventually settled down in New… Read More ›

Netanyahu hails ‘breakthrough technology’ in discovery of Hamas attack tunnel

Netanyahu hails ‘breakthrough technology’ in discovery of Hamas attack tunnel

5 Palestinians killed, 9 wounded in operation; Liberman says tunnel proves Gaza still a ‘kingdom of terror,’ but Israel not seeking escalation of hostilities  … Read More ›