Articles by: JewishNews-Ester

Despite strikes, Assad retains chemical capability, Pentagon admits

Despite strikes, Assad retains chemical capability, Pentagon admits

Syria dictator still has poison gas and the means to deliver it; defected general says allied attacks didn’t target the ‘heart’ of his program  … Read More ›

Israel signals Russia and Iran: We’re not scared of military conflict

Israel signals Russia and Iran: We’re not scared of military conflict

Analysis: The attack on the T-4 base in Syria, which was attributed to Israel, raises the tensions between Jerusalem and Moscow and sends a message… Read More ›

IDF officer: Our activity on Gaza border is preventing war

IDF officer: Our activity on Gaza border is preventing war

The Israeli army scored a significant achievement in the last two Fridays’ clashes: It stopped Palestinian protestors from breaking through the fence, it prevented the… Read More ›

Trump raises the specter of trade war with China, floats the possibility of $100 billion in additional tariffs

Trump raises the specter of trade war with China, floats the possibility of $100 billion in additional tariffs

  President Donald Trump may be looking for ways to ratchet up a pending trade war with China. The White House said in a statement… Read More ›

Meretz Call to Investigate IDF Action Sparks Outrage

Meretz Call to Investigate IDF Action Sparks Outrage

Liberman: Hypocrites think Hamas protests are like Woodstock and we should give them flowers   Politicians expressed their support for the IDF on Saturday, after… Read More ›

Russia expels US diplomats and shuts consulate in tit-for-tat move

Russia expels US diplomats and shuts consulate in tit-for-tat move

Russia will expel 60 US diplomats and close the US Consulate in St. Petersburg, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Thursday, in retaliation for a similar… Read More ›

PM and Sara Netanyahu to be grilled in Bezeq probe

PM and Sara Netanyahu to be grilled in Bezeq probe

Netanyahu couple prepare to be questioned under caution in Case 4000 Monday; latest grilling will be the first time the two are confronted, separately, with… Read More ›

Saudi crown prince denies having Jared Kushner ‘in his pocket’

Saudi crown prince denies having Jared Kushner ‘in his pocket’

Mohammed bin Salman says his relationship with Trump’s son-in-law adviser is within normal context of government-to-government contacts   Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has… Read More ›

2 years after dire report, immigrants at risk for suicide not getting enough aid

2 years after dire report, immigrants at risk for suicide not getting enough aid

Israelis who emigrated from Ethiopia and the FSU are several times more likely to take their own lives, and those tasked with helping them say… Read More ›

San Francisco – Robots Break New Ground In Construction Industry

San Francisco – Robots Break New Ground In Construction Industry

  San Francisco – As a teenager working for his dad’s construction business, Noah Ready-Campbell dreamed that robots could take over the dirty, tedious parts… Read More ›

The CEO of Cambridge Analytica was secretly filmed offering to entrap politicians with bribes and sex workers

The CEO of Cambridge Analytica was secretly filmed offering to entrap politicians with bribes and sex workers

  Channel 4 News secretly filmed Cambridge Analytica’s CEO, Alexander Nix, offering to entrap politicians with bribes and sex workers. The bombshell investigation also shows… Read More ›

Israel – Tel Aviv Now Ninth Most Expensive City In The World

Israel – Tel Aviv Now Ninth Most Expensive City In The World

  Tel Aviv – The nation’s commercial and cultural hub is the ninth most expensive city in the world, according to the Economist’s Intelligence Unit… Read More ›

New York – U.S. Sues New York City Subway Operator Over Disabled Access

New York – U.S. Sues New York City Subway Operator Over Disabled Access

New York – The U.S. government on Tuesday sued the agencies that run New York City’s subway, claiming they failed to make a Bronx station… Read More ›

Tillerson ouster shows Trump is unleashed

Tillerson ouster shows Trump is unleashed

  Washington – President Donald Trump’s firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is the latest move in an audacious power play designed to build… Read More ›

Ovadia Yosef’s daughter: ‘If it was up to me, Shas would disappear

Ovadia Yosef’s daughter: ‘If it was up to me, Shas would disappear

Daughter of Shas founder and spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, Adina Bar-Shalom, declares that if it was up to her, Shas would disappear; ‘Deri changed… Read More ›

Bennett weighs running for PM if early elections called

Bennett weighs running for PM if early elections called

Lashing Netanyahu for deliberately failing to resolve ‘fake and unnecessary crisis’, and accusing him of treating Israeli citizens like ‘toys’ by possibly calling early elections,… Read More ›

Coalition heads blame PM amid last-ditch efforts to prevent early elections

Coalition heads blame PM amid last-ditch efforts to prevent early elections

Bennett says ‘there is a limit’ amid speculation that parties will be asked to commit to sticking with Netanyahu even if he is charged in… Read More ›

Trump’s top economic adviser, Gary Cohn, is leaving the White House

Trump’s top economic adviser, Gary Cohn, is leaving the White House

  Gary Cohn, Trump’s top economic adviser and a former Goldman Sachs executive, is departing his position at the White House. The move comes after… Read More ›

Washington – NBC News: Investigators Looking At Whether Kushner Business Talks Affected U.S. Policy

Washington – NBC News: Investigators Looking At Whether Kushner Business Talks Affected U.S. Policy

  Washington – Federal investigators are looking into whether Jared Kushner’s business talks with foreigners, as his father-in-law Donald Trump assumed the U.S. presidency, later… Read More ›

Trump on China’s Xi consolidating power: ‘Maybe we’ll give that a shot some day’

Trump on China’s Xi consolidating power: ‘Maybe we’ll give that a shot some day’

  President Donald Trump bemoaned a decision not to investigate Hillary Clinton after the 2016 presidential election, decrying a “rigged system” that still doesn’t have… Read More ›