Articles by: JewishNews-Ester

Tennessee – NYT: Father Of Chattanooga Gunman Once Investigated For ‘terrorist’ Ties

Tennessee – NYT: Father Of Chattanooga Gunman Once Investigated For ‘terrorist’ Ties

Tennessee – The father of a suspected gunman who killed four Marines in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Thursday was investigated several years ago for “possible ties… Read More ›

Attacks on France’s Jews are surging

Attacks on France’s Jews are surging

  The number of reported anti-Semitic incidents in France the first quarter of 2015 has increased exponentially compared to the corresponding period the year before,… Read More ›

Scott Walker just announced his presidential campaign to protect America from ‘disaster’

Scott Walker just announced his presidential campaign to protect America from ‘disaster’

  Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) officially launched his long-expected presidential campaign on Monday. According to his prepared remarks, Walker plans a fiery speech to highlight… Read More ›

This could be the real reason 50 Cent filed for bankruptcy, according to the lawyer who just won a $5 million sex-tape lawsuit against the rapper

This could be the real reason 50 Cent filed for bankruptcy, according to the lawyer who just won a $5 million sex-tape lawsuit against the rapper

  Rapper 50 Cent filed for bankruptcy on Monday. The news came as bit of a surprise since The New York Times just described him… Read More ›

Newport, RI – State Takes No Position On Who Owns Valuable Synagogue Bells

Newport, RI – State Takes No Position On Who Owns Valuable Synagogue Bells

Newport, RI – Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin has taken no position on who owns a set of ceremonial bells worth millions of dollars… Read More ›

Ontario, Canada – Hand-painted Yiddish Sign Endures, Reflecting A Bygone Era In Old Toronto

Ontario, Canada – Hand-painted Yiddish Sign Endures, Reflecting A Bygone Era In Old Toronto

  Ontario, Canada  – The last vestige of Jewish life at Toronto’s 29 Baldwin Street, an old Yiddish sign hawking “butter, cheese, cream, and eggs,” has… Read More ›

New York – N.Y. Rikers Inmates’ Lawsuit Cites Frigid Temps, Pepper Spray, Beatings

New York – N.Y. Rikers Inmates’ Lawsuit Cites Frigid Temps, Pepper Spray, Beatings

  New York – Inmates at New York’s Rikers Island jail complex say they were detained for several hours in a frigid gym and, when… Read More ›

Iran managed to ‘charm the world,’ says Rouhani

Iran managed to ‘charm the world,’ says Rouhani

Iranian president tells artists nuclear talks ‘showed the world that we are logical’ — even if they fail   Iran “managed to charm the world,”… Read More ›

‘98%’ of nuclear deal completed, but key sticking points remain

‘98%’ of nuclear deal completed, but key sticking points remain

‘Decision time’ nears in talks between world powers and Iran in Vienna as negotiations continue almost around the clock   VIENNA (AFP) — World powers… Read More ›

Iran’s supreme leader dashes hopes of post-deal relations boost with US

Iran’s supreme leader dashes hopes of post-deal relations boost with US

In a speech during annual al-Quds Day celebrations in Tehran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says the US is an “arrogant power which must be resisted even… Read More ›

Suffering from blindness

Suffering from blindness

Op-ed: Serious leaders like al-Sisi, Jimmy Carter and John Kerry foolishly think there is a connection between jihadist attack worldwide and the Palestinian problem. It… Read More ›

China’s ‘Breaking Bad’? Chemistry professor busted for drug lab

China’s ‘Breaking Bad’? Chemistry professor busted for drug lab

  Hong Kong – A chemistry professor in China has been arrested for producing hundreds of kilograms of psychoactive drugs bound for the U.S., UK, Canada,… Read More ›

Iraqi court sentences 24 men to death over massacre near Tikrit

Iraqi court sentences 24 men to death over massacre near Tikrit

  A Baghdad court sentenced 24 men to death by hanging Wednesday over a June 2014 massacre committed by militants near the Iraqi city of… Read More ›

Wild trading as China tries to stop market crash

Wild trading as China tries to stop market crash

China stocks swung wildly on Thursday after regulators announced new measures designed to stop the market’s slide. The Shanghai Composite dropped 3% at the opening… Read More ›

Jewish Home backs death penalty for terrorists

Jewish Home backs death penalty for terrorists

Party leader Bennett says bill to execute murderers convicted on terror charges is ‘moral and right’   Jewish Home party leader Naftali Bennett on Wednesday… Read More ›

Croatia urges UEFA not to ban soccer team over on-field swastika

Croatia urges UEFA not to ban soccer team over on-field swastika

Prime Minister Milanovic says ‘draconian sanction’ would ‘destroy the squad’ and leave a ‘deep scar’   Croatia’s Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic on Wednesday pleaded with… Read More ›

Argentine president invokes Shylock in perceived anti-Semitic slur

Argentine president invokes Shylock in perceived anti-Semitic slur

Kirchner tells students to study Shakespeare villain to better understand debt crisis; local Jewish leaders and ADL outraged   Members of Argentina’s Jewish community and… Read More ›

Fight over one of the world’s largest tech companies turns anti-Semitic

Fight over one of the world’s largest tech companies turns anti-Semitic

A titanic row between Samsung and a hedge fund run by an American Jew sparks anti-Jewish assault in South Korean media   A bitter corporate showdown… Read More ›

Rory McIlroy: ‘10% Open chance’ as world No. 1 ruptures ankle ligaments

Rory McIlroy: ‘10% Open chance’ as world No. 1 ruptures ankle ligaments

  Rory McIlroy has a “10% chance” of playing in the British Open after the world’s No. 1 golfer ruptured his ankle ligaments while playing… Read More ›

Crash at NASCAR race at Daytona injures fans

Crash at NASCAR race at Daytona injures fans

  Debris from a car that crashed into the catchfence at Daytona International Speedway sent a spectator to the hospital, officials said. The incident took… Read More ›