Articles by: JewishNews-Ester

‘Worst hacking in US history’: Agencies said to fear nuclear networks accessed

‘Worst hacking in US history’: Agencies said to fear nuclear networks accessed

‘They got into everything,’ one official says, as federal authorities express growing alarm over breadth and depth of intrusion into government networks, likely by Russian… Read More ›

UN Security Council approves new UN envoys to mediate Middle East, Libya

UN Security Council approves new UN envoys to mediate Middle East, Libya

Tor Wennesland succeeds Bulgarian Nickolay Mladenov who has spent the past five years as the UN mediator between Israel and the Palestinians.   The UN… Read More ›

Biden, Harris Named Time Magazine’s ‘Person Of The Year’

Biden, Harris Named Time Magazine’s ‘Person Of The Year’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Time magazine has named President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris its “Person of the Year.” Time’s editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal says… Read More ›

US blacklists Chinese triad boss ‘Broken Tooth’ in latest round of anti-corruption sanctions

US blacklists Chinese triad boss ‘Broken Tooth’ in latest round of anti-corruption sanctions

  Hong Kong – The United States government has placed sanctions on Wan Kuok-koi, a notorious gangster and triad boss known as “Broken Tooth.” Wan… Read More ›

Georgia Senate GOP Push For End To No-Excuse Absentee Voting

Georgia Senate GOP Push For End To No-Excuse Absentee Voting

  Atlanta (AP) — Republicans in Georgia’s state Senate are calling for an end to absentee voting without cause and want to ban ballot drop… Read More ›

Israeli Company Launches Pilot Program To Help Solve Problem Of Textile Waste

Israeli Company Launches Pilot Program To Help Solve Problem Of Textile Waste

  JERUSALEM (JNS) – Re-Born Global, Israel’s first platform for a circular economy in textiles, has launched Re-Born Textiles, the first circular management system for… Read More ›

Biden picks retired Gen. Lloyd Austin to be his secretary of defense, source says

Biden picks retired Gen. Lloyd Austin to be his secretary of defense, source says

  President-elect Joe Biden has selected retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin, the former commander of US Central Command, to be his secretary of defense, a… Read More ›

Plotting the future: Trump kids even look to profit from their father’s fallen legacy

Plotting the future: Trump kids even look to profit from their father’s fallen legacy

It was Thanksgiving, but instead of being seated at an elaborate table dressed with gold silverware, expensive china and a buffet of chilled seafood, turkey… Read More ›

Saudi Arabia blasts Iran for accusation it played part in killing of nuke chief

Saudi Arabia blasts Iran for accusation it played part in killing of nuke chief

After Iranian foreign minister alleges ‘conspiracy’ between Riyadh and Jerusalem, Saudi minister says Tehran is ‘desperate to blame the kingdom for anything negative’   RIYADH,… Read More ›

Nevada Doctor’s Selfie Used To Claim COVID-19 Is A Hoax

Nevada Doctor’s Selfie Used To Claim COVID-19 Is A Hoax

  RENO (AP) — A photo of a hospital’s alternative care site in Reno, Nevada, is being misrepresented on social media to fuel the false… Read More ›

Justice Department investigating potential presidential pardon bribery scheme, court records reveal

Justice Department investigating potential presidential pardon bribery scheme, court records reveal

The Justice Department is investigating a potential crime related to funneling money to the White House or related political committee in exchange for a presidential… Read More ›

Top health officials agree Americans who traveled for Thanksgiving should get tested. But this is where they differ

Top health officials agree Americans who traveled for Thanksgiving should get tested. But this is where they differ

Top health officials on Sunday called on Americans to get tested for coronavirus after Thanksgiving travel as an important measure to help mitigate the virus’… Read More ›

Black Friday shopping spree – coronavirus-style

Black Friday shopping spree – coronavirus-style

What to expect during the mall pilot program.   Need new winter boots? A trendy raincoat? Israelis in need of some winter fashion tend to… Read More ›

READ: GSA letter to Biden stating that transition can formally begin

READ: GSA letter to Biden stating that transition can formally begin

The General Services Administration has informed President-elect Joe Biden that the Trump administration is ready to begin the formal transition process, according to a letter… Read More ›

Anti-Netanyahu activist leader arrested on week 22 of nationwide protests

Anti-Netanyahu activist leader arrested on week 22 of nationwide protests

The Crime Minister movement responded in a statement, saying “Business as usual in the Jerusalem police who continue to abuse protesters and hunt down protest… Read More ›

‘It’s a terrible situation’: Inside a government bureaucrat’s pressure-filled decision to delay the transition

‘It’s a terrible situation’: Inside a government bureaucrat’s pressure-filled decision to delay the transition

Washington – As the only obstacle between President-elect Joe Biden and the formal start of the presidential transition, General Services Administrator Emily Murphy is struggling… Read More ›

Israel needs hope, not fear in pandemic era

Israel needs hope, not fear in pandemic era

Opinion: Israelis have been allowed to wallow in existential dread and have given in to despair, but countries where optimism reigned have beaten their outbreaks;… Read More ›

Report: Care Homes Policies Violated Human Rights In Belgium

Report: Care Homes Policies Violated Human Rights In Belgium

  BRUSSELS (AP) — Amnesty International said Belgium authorities “abandoned” thousands of elderly people who died in nursing homes during the coronavirus pandemic following an… Read More ›

Power is draining away from Trump, and the world is starting to ignore him

Power is draining away from Trump, and the world is starting to ignore him

  President Donald Trump is refusing to accept his loss to Joe Biden. But the world is moving on. Many in the US and around… Read More ›

With Trump gone, Netanyahu should worry for his future

With Trump gone, Netanyahu should worry for his future

Opinion: Though PM’s base is still with him, center and left-wing voters change tactics, alongside those used to stay home and bemoan the current state… Read More ›