Articles by: JewishNews-Ester

Holocaust Survivor Who Led Yad Vashem Memorial Dies At 94

Holocaust Survivor Who Led Yad Vashem Memorial Dies At 94

  JERUSALEM (AP) — Yitzhak Arad, a Holocaust survivor and scholar who was the director of Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial for more than two… Read More ›

What is Israel’s greatest stigma? – opinion

What is Israel’s greatest stigma? – opinion

It is hard to fathom how in a country that boasts about its technological advancements, economic prosperity and military prowess, 23% of its population lives… Read More ›

Bennett and Abbas have broken a barrier

Bennett and Abbas have broken a barrier

Opinion: The actual outcome of the meeting between the head of the right-wing Yamina and the leader of the Islamist Ra’am is inconsequential when compared… Read More ›

Jerusalem’s Palestinians need a diplomatic solution not a security one

Jerusalem’s Palestinians need a diplomatic solution not a security one

Opinion: Recent riots in capital were caused not by barriers placed at Damascus Gate but by repression at hands of Israeli government; to restore order… Read More ›

US updates Israel on Iran nuclear talks as national security advisers meet in DC

US updates Israel on Iran nuclear talks as national security advisers meet in DC

Mossad chief slated to meet Blinken in Washington as Jerusalem seeks to make case against US reentry into nuclear treaty   The Israeli and American… Read More ›

Biden wants Israel and Palestinians to behave

Biden wants Israel and Palestinians to behave

Opinion: With U.S. embroiled with more pressing domestic and foreign challenges, the White House is seeking to ensure regional stability in the Mideast, exemplified by… Read More ›

A New Formula Making Yeshiva Tuition Partially Maaserable

A New Formula Making Yeshiva Tuition Partially Maaserable

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the 5tjt.com It is a question that is on the minds of many people. Can the money that we pay… Read More ›

The latest area of competition between the US and China: Saving the world

The latest area of competition between the US and China: Saving the world

Hong Kong – With Washington rejoining international efforts against climate change under President Joe Biden, the United States and China now have a new area… Read More ›

Dogs can sniff out positive coronavirus samples with 96% accuracy – study

Dogs can sniff out positive coronavirus samples with 96% accuracy – study

The use of sniffer dogs to detect COVID is not new, but this method is particularly unique. Soon enough, we may be seeing sniffer dogs… Read More ›

J&J Vaccine To Remain In Limbo While Officials Seek Evidence

J&J Vaccine To Remain In Limbo While Officials Seek Evidence

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine will remain in limbo for a while longer after government health advisers declared Wednesday that they… Read More ›

Officer charged with 2nd-degree manslaughter in Daunte Wright killing

Officer charged with 2nd-degree manslaughter in Daunte Wright killing

A police officer who shot and killed a Black man in a Minneapolis suburb after a traffic stop has been arrested and charged with second-degree… Read More ›

White House scrambles to reassure public after pause on Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine

White House scrambles to reassure public after pause on Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine

It was after 10 p.m. Monday when officials leading President Joe Biden’s ambitious vaccine effort received some alarming news. The US Food and Drug Administration,… Read More ›

Israel is sending the U.S. a clear message on Iran

Israel is sending the U.S. a clear message on Iran

Analysis: With Washington apparently embracing Tehran at any cost, Jerusalem is taking matters in the region into its own hands, signaling to the White House… Read More ›

Syria says 4 soldiers wounded in Israeli airstrikes near Damascus

Syria says 4 soldiers wounded in Israeli airstrikes near Damascus

Syrian state media reports attack near capital, weeks after reported strikes on weapon stores in same area; Lebanese media reports anti-aircraft missile explodes over Lebanon… Read More ›

Florida Governor Issues Order Banning ‘Vaccine Passports’

Florida Governor Issues Order Banning ‘Vaccine Passports’

  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order Friday banning businesses from requiring customers to show proof they have been… Read More ›

Analysis: Bumpy Road Ahead For Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

Analysis: Bumpy Road Ahead For Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

  WASHINGTON (AP) – Infrastructure was a road to nowhere for former presidents Donald Trump and Barack Obama. But Joe Biden believes he can use… Read More ›

Political turbulence in Brazil overshadows Covid-19 crisis

Political turbulence in Brazil overshadows Covid-19 crisis

Sao Paulo – Brazil reported yet another record number of deaths on Tuesday as a surge of Covid-19 infections cripples hospitals across the country. But… Read More ›

Emerging from virus, Israel looks forwards to true festival freedom

Emerging from virus, Israel looks forwards to true festival freedom

From family-friendly events in Jerusalem to art tours and drumming in Eilat, local authorities are wooing domestic tourists for Passover, Ramadan and Easter, which this… Read More ›

Coalition conundrum: What could Israel’s next government look like?

Coalition conundrum: What could Israel’s next government look like?

Here are several possible options.   Ahead of Tuesday’s election, all the party leaders, from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on down, spoke to reporters and… Read More ›

Suspect in Colorado grocery store shooting faces 10 counts of murder, police say

Suspect in Colorado grocery store shooting faces 10 counts of murder, police say

The 21-year-old suspect in Monday’s massacre at a Colorado supermarket — which left 10 dead including a store manager and a police officer — faces… Read More ›