Articles by: JewishNews-Ester

CNN Suspends Chris Cuomo For Helping Brother In Scandal

CNN Suspends Chris Cuomo For Helping Brother In Scandal

  NEW YORK (AP) — CNN indefinitely suspended anchor Chris Cuomo on Tuesday after details emerged about how he helped his brother, former New York… Read More ›

COVID: Increase in cases in Israel unlikely caused by Omicron – experts

COVID: Increase in cases in Israel unlikely caused by Omicron – experts

As of Sunday, only two people infected with Omicron had been identified in the country. Another 12 cases were under investigation.   The increase in… Read More ›

A new Covid-19 variant could show immune evasion and enhanced transmissibility, South African scientists warn

A new Covid-19 variant could show immune evasion and enhanced transmissibility, South African scientists warn

  South Africa’s health minister announced Thursday the discovery of a new coronavirus variant that appears to be spreading rapidly in parts of the country.… Read More ›

Austria’s vaccine mandate changes the rules for the rest of the world

Austria’s vaccine mandate changes the rules for the rest of the world

Opinion: Europe’s brutal COVID-19 morbidity wave is making its leaders take some drastic measures as more countries are expected to follow Vienna’s suit, and don’t… Read More ›

Jerusalem terror attack fatality named as South African immigrant Eli Kay

Jerusalem terror attack fatality named as South African immigrant Eli Kay

26-year-old Western Wall guide and former lone soldier was shot dead by a Palestinian gunman in Old City; 4 hurt, including 2 border cops who… Read More ›

Bennett’s great COVID gamble

Bennett’s great COVID gamble

Opinion: As Israel slips out of its fourth infection wave, it seems the government is too eager to open the country’s skies, risking new variants… Read More ›

A strong health system is crucial to Israel’s national security

A strong health system is crucial to Israel’s national security

Opinion: Pandemic taught us a valuable lesson in the importance of having a capable health system; with an approved state budget, the country can now… Read More ›

Israeli diplomats visit couple held in Turkey; Mossad chief said to get involved

Israeli diplomats visit couple held in Turkey; Mossad chief said to get involved

Turkish minister says prosecutors believe Mordy and Natali Oknin carried out ‘what can be called diplomatic, military espionage’ when they photographed president’s palace   Israeli… Read More ›

Tesla Driver’s Complaint Being Looked Into By US Regulators

Tesla Driver’s Complaint Being Looked Into By US Regulators

  DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto safety regulators are looking into a complaint from a Tesla driver that the company’s “Full Self-Driving” software caused a… Read More ›

Israel has no justifiable reason to raise consumer prices

Israel has no justifiable reason to raise consumer prices

Opinion: The long-awaited state budget was much needed, but it will likely follow by a dream-crushing economic reality; Israel must acknowledge that new taxes and… Read More ›

Israel approves COVID shots for kids; experts predict uphill acceptance struggle

Israel approves COVID shots for kids; experts predict uphill acceptance struggle

Campaign to inoculate children aged 5-11 will be ‘very challenging,’ assesses health researcher; epidemiologist warns of take-up gaps between rich and poor   Israel on… Read More ›

What the end of the Covid-19 pandemic could look like

What the end of the Covid-19 pandemic could look like

Covid-19 is here to stay. It’s highly unlikely that the United States, let alone the world, will be able to completely eliminate the coronavirus that… Read More ›

Even smallest deeds done by millions can aid in climate crisis

Even smallest deeds done by millions can aid in climate crisis

Opinion: As the climate conference in Glasgow concludes its first week, it’s clear the danger to the planet is imminent, but each of us can… Read More ›

Iraq PM urges ‘calm and restraint’ after failed assassination attempt

Iraq PM urges ‘calm and restraint’ after failed assassination attempt

‘I’m doing fine,’ says premier after armed drone attack on his residence in the Green Zone; US condemns ‘apparent act of terrorism’   BAGHDAD, Iraq… Read More ›

Analysis: How did a $3 billion US Navy submarine hit an undersea mountain?

Analysis: How did a $3 billion US Navy submarine hit an undersea mountain?

Hong Kong – Some submariners call the USS Connecticut the luxury sports car of submarines. It’s a $3 billion piece of American military hardware that’s… Read More ›

Can Israel fulfill its promises on climate change?

Can Israel fulfill its promises on climate change?

Analysis: Despite Israel’s participation at COP26 in Glasgow and PM’s promises of how the country is going to lead the world in battle against climate… Read More ›

‘Uncharted territory:’ UN says last seven years on track to be hottest on record

‘Uncharted territory:’ UN says last seven years on track to be hottest on record

World Meteorological Organization warns global warming from greenhouse gas emissions threatens ‘far-reaching repercussions for current and future generations’   GLASGOW, United Kingdom (AFP) — The… Read More ›

Vaccinating young children against coronavirus is a civic duty

Vaccinating young children against coronavirus is a civic duty

Opinion: At every phase of this pandemic, the experts have always been proven right, and as we find ourselves with a new tool in the… Read More ›

The Predator and the Frum Child Protection Lawyer: a Halachic Analysis

The Predator and the Frum Child Protection Lawyer: a Halachic Analysis

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com I had heard this woman’s story earlier today – before my flight back to New York from Ben Gurion… Read More ›

‘It’s absolutely getting worse’: Secretaries of state targeted by Trump election lies live in fear for their safety and are desperate for protection

‘It’s absolutely getting worse’: Secretaries of state targeted by Trump election lies live in fear for their safety and are desperate for protection

“I am a hunter — and I think you should be hunted,” a woman can be heard saying in a voicemail left for Arizona Secretary… Read More ›