Articles by: JewishNews-Ester

Analysis: Tougher laws combined with good intelligence can prevent far-right attacks

Analysis: Tougher laws combined with good intelligence can prevent far-right attacks

State will continue to struggle to contain threat if light sentences are handed out when nobody is injured.   When it comes to looking at… Read More ›

Syrian-Kurd intellectual to Post: ‘US and Israel need to stop Turkish attacks in Syria now’

Syrian-Kurd intellectual to Post: ‘US and Israel need to stop Turkish attacks in Syria now’

Dr. Kamal Sido, who works for a German Human Rights NGO, said that “Israel must support minorities like the Kurds and Druse that are not… Read More ›

Most Jewish students faced hostilities on North American campuses, study says

Most Jewish students faced hostilities on North American campuses, study says

Over one-quarter of respondents described hostility toward Israel on campus as “fairly” or “very big” problem, while nearly 15 percent reported the same level of… Read More ›

Prominent Jewish Democratic lawmaker backs Iran deal

Prominent Jewish Democratic lawmaker backs Iran deal

Strong supporter of Israel and 17-term Representative Sander Levin says agreement best way to curb Tehran’s nuclear ambitions   In  a major gain for the… Read More ›

House to Obama: Fire the head of the IRS or we’ll impeach him

House to Obama: Fire the head of the IRS or we’ll impeach him

  The continuing war of words between the Republicans in the House of Representatives and the leadership of the Internal Revenue Service escalated dramatically late… Read More ›

Israeli-born Filipina fights to save lives in IDF

Israeli-born Filipina fights to save lives in IDF

Two years after her grandmother was rescued from the rubble in the Philippines, Joanna Chris Afron has come full circle – becoming a combat soldier… Read More ›

Prime Minister’s Office gears up for battle in US against Iran accord

Prime Minister’s Office gears up for battle in US against Iran accord

To the question of whether this deal makes it less likely that Iran will get a nuclear weapon, the talking points say the opposite is… Read More ›

The US-Israeli ‘plot’ to destroy Iran

The US-Israeli ‘plot’ to destroy Iran

Analysis: The ayatollahs and Revolutionary Guards believe Obama and the Mossad have concocted a scheme to expose the dark Islamic Republic to the economic wonders… Read More ›

Police raids store selling fireworks to Palestinian rioters

Police raids store selling fireworks to Palestinian rioters

Rioters throw fireworks at Israeli security forces during clashes, use gunpower for makeshift pipe bomb; store had NIS 150,000 worth of products. Police exposed a… Read More ›

A rabbi’s mission: Saving Damascus’ Jewish culture

A rabbi’s mission: Saving Damascus’ Jewish culture

Rabbi Moshe Chadid is doing the work of an academic department with his two hands: Carefully preserving the Damascus Jewry’ heritage and preventing a glorious… Read More ›

Jewish educators called to UK authority meeting on Rosh Hashana

Jewish educators called to UK authority meeting on Rosh Hashana

The Rosh Hashana meeting, which is meant to brief schools on a new inspection framework, has angered and bewildered Jewish educational heads.   LONDON –… Read More ›

Israeli safety app Musketeer saves lives

Israeli safety app Musketeer saves lives

Musketeer is a cellular safety application based on the premise that help is most efficient and effective when it comes to those in need quickly.… Read More ›

US candidate Huckabee says Obama marching Israelis to ‘door of the oven’

US candidate Huckabee says Obama marching Israelis to ‘door of the oven’

Reacting to the Iran nuclear deal, the former Arkansas governor called Barack Obama “feckless” and “naive.”   The Obama administration’s nuclear accord with Iran is comparable… Read More ›

FBI head: Khorasan Group diminished; ISIS bigger threat than al Qaeda

FBI head: Khorasan Group diminished; ISIS bigger threat than al Qaeda

  Aspen, Colorado – FBI Director James Comey says U.S. military strikes have diminished the al Qaeda offshoot Khorasan Group. Comey, in an interview with CNN’s… Read More ›

Obama and Erdogan agree to stop ‘foreign fighters’ crossing into Syria

Obama and Erdogan agree to stop ‘foreign fighters’ crossing into Syria

Thousands of foreigners have crossed through Turkey, a NATO member, to join Islamic State over the past few years.   WASHINGTON – US President Barack… Read More ›

Tel Aviv vs. Berlin: The same hotel – more than double the price

Tel Aviv vs. Berlin: The same hotel – more than double the price

he price difference between hotels belonging to the same chain in the two cities is so high that Israelis could spend a week-long vacation in… Read More ›

Queens, NY – Police Release Video In Famed Jewish Jeweler’s Hit And Run

Queens, NY – Police Release Video In Famed Jewish Jeweler’s Hit And Run

  Queens, NY – Hoping for a break in the murder of a Queens man, the NYPD has released surveillance footage of the vehicle that… Read More ›

Now is the time to get greedy in gold

Now is the time to get greedy in gold

Gold and the mining stocks have been absolutely crushed lately. The plunge in price after a nearly four-year bear market has investors panicking. In fact,… Read More ›

How the Philippines saved 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust

How the Philippines saved 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust

  Even at the age of 7, Lotte Hershfield knew her world was crumbling. She avoided the benches with the sign: No dogs or Jews… Read More ›

Alex Rocco, mobster Moe Greene in ‘The Godfather,’ dies at 79

Alex Rocco, mobster Moe Greene in ‘The Godfather,’ dies at 79

Alex Rocco, the veteran tough-guy character actor with the gravelly voice best known for playing mobster and Las Vegas casino owner Moe Greene in “The… Read More ›