Articles by: JewishNews-Ester

Italians cast votes as far-right party with post-fascist roots poised to take power

Italians cast votes as far-right party with post-fascist roots poised to take power

Giorgia Meloni, leader of the Brothers of Italy, appears set to establish first far-right Italian government since fall of Mussolini in WWII   ROME (AFP)… Read More ›

Turkey’s Erdogan tells Jewish leaders he plans to visit Israel

Turkey’s Erdogan tells Jewish leaders he plans to visit Israel

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Jewish leaders that he planned to visit Israel and that antisemitism is “a crime against humanity.”   Turkish President… Read More ›

Brooklyn woman knocks hat off Orthodox Jewish man

Brooklyn woman knocks hat off Orthodox Jewish man

The suspect was arrested on Saturday night by NYPD with assistance from volunteer safety patrol group Boro Park Shomrim.   NEW YORK – A Brooklyn… Read More ›

How the Arab vote can determine Israel’s next government

How the Arab vote can determine Israel’s next government

Analysis: Experts say less than 55% voter participation in Arab sector would ensure a Netanyahu win in November 1 ballot, but split in alliance of… Read More ›

RABBI POUPKO: Double Standard of Fighting for New York’s Yeshivas

RABBI POUPKO: Double Standard of Fighting for New York’s Yeshivas

NEW YORK (Rabbi Elchanan Poupko / VINNews) — As the New York Board of Regents implements changes in New York’s Yeshivas, we have seen an… Read More ›

Analysis: The curtain protecting the dignity of Russia’s military has been pulled back

Analysis: The curtain protecting the dignity of Russia’s military has been pulled back

The tsar suddenly might have no clothes. It has been a startling week on both sides of the Ukraine and Russia border. What’s left of… Read More ›

Clashes break out on Azerbaijani-Armenian border, US urges ‘end to hostilities’

Clashes break out on Azerbaijani-Armenian border, US urges ‘end to hostilities’

Azerbaijani artillery and UAVs reportedly targeted sites in Vardenis, Goris, Sotk and Jermuk in eastern Armenia.   Large clashes broke out between Armenian and Azerbaijani… Read More ›

The miseducation of religious Jewish children

The miseducation of religious Jewish children

Opinion: A probe into a lack of secular education at ultra-Orthodox schools in New York has stirred an uproar in the U.S., but remains part… Read More ›

Israel’s doctrine: Make Syrian airports pay for hosting Iran – analysis

Israel’s doctrine: Make Syrian airports pay for hosting Iran – analysis

Two strikes in a row on the Aleppo airport also illustrate that Syria cannot defend its airspace against the strikes.   Aleppo International Airport was… Read More ›

Israel doesn’t have an alternative to Palestinian Authority

Israel doesn’t have an alternative to Palestinian Authority

Opinion: Rise in frustrated Palestinian youth willing to carry out terror attacks is directly related to lack of governance in West Bank, but only other… Read More ›

BDE: Satmar Rebbe’s Gabbai, Rav Yidel Weinstock, Killed In Shocking Accident On NY State Thruway

BDE: Satmar Rebbe’s Gabbai, Rav Yidel Weinstock, Killed In Shocking Accident On NY State Thruway

NEW YORK — In a horrific road accident which occurred late Monday night, Rav Yidel Weinstock, who had served as the Gabbai of the Beirach… Read More ›

Liz Truss takes over as UK prime minister, pledges to hit ground running

Liz Truss takes over as UK prime minister, pledges to hit ground running

  London – Liz Truss officially became the third female prime minister in British history on Tuesday following a transfer of power from her predecessor,… Read More ›

Taiwan shooting down drone near China was ‘appropriate’ – premier

Taiwan shooting down drone near China was ‘appropriate’ – premier

“They repeatedly ignored our warnings to leave and we had no choice but to exercise self-defense and shoot,” said Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang.   Taiwan’s… Read More ›

Murder of a Jew by a Muslim near Paris reignites fears of antisemitism in France

Murder of a Jew by a Muslim near Paris reignites fears of antisemitism in France

Killing of Tunisian-born Jewish man Eyal Haddad by Mohamed Dridi – who filmed himself burning an Israeli flag – has many convinced it is yet… Read More ›

Mikhail Gorbachev, who ended the Cold War, dies aged 92

Mikhail Gorbachev, who ended the Cold War, dies aged 92

The last Soviet president, forged arms reduction deals with the United States and partnerships with Western powers to remove the Iron Curtain Mikhail Gorbachev, who… Read More ›

Russian Jewish politician jailed for comparing Stalin to Hitler

Russian Jewish politician jailed for comparing Stalin to Hitler

Court sends Leonid Gozman, who holds Israeli citizenship, to 15 days in prison for 2020 Facebook post   A Moscow court on Tuesday handed a… Read More ›

Iran deal only good for Israel if it comes with credible US military threat – Lapid

Iran deal only good for Israel if it comes with credible US military threat – Lapid

Mossad chief Barnea to fly next week to Washington to present Israeli intelligence on Iran before Congress.   The US will not reach a good… Read More ›

Israel’s blitz to torpedo Iran nuclear deal began way too late

Israel’s blitz to torpedo Iran nuclear deal began way too late

Opinion: U.S. and Iran wish to revive 2015 agreement at what seems like all cost; for Israel, in order to deal with a stronger Tehran,… Read More ›

Stumping for midterms, Biden says Trump leading Republicans into ‘semi-fascism’

Stumping for midterms, Biden says Trump leading Republicans into ‘semi-fascism’

‘This is not your father’s Republican party,’ president tells donors at backyard fundraiser, warning of dangers of ‘extreme MAGA philosophy’   Aiming to turn months… Read More ›

Twitter is vulnerable to Russian and Chinese influence, whistleblower says

Twitter is vulnerable to Russian and Chinese influence, whistleblower says

Washington – Twitter is exceptionally vulnerable to exploitation by foreign governments in ways that threaten US national security, and may even have foreign spies currently… Read More ›