Articles by: JewishNews-Ester

Deep in the eastern Ukrainian forest, this group of volunteers waits as Russia’s military creeps closer

Deep in the eastern Ukrainian forest, this group of volunteers waits as Russia’s military creeps closer

Near Slovyansk, Ukraine – Maxym is waiting. For just over a month, he and his comrades have been sleeping in earthen dugouts, eating from cans… Read More ›

109 live animals found in women’s luggage in massive airport wildlife trafficking bust

109 live animals found in women’s luggage in massive airport wildlife trafficking bust

This incident, while dramatic, is not unusual. The Bangkok Post identified the women as Nithya Raja, 38, and Zakia Sulthana Ebrahim, 24.   Two women… Read More ›

Israel’s elections reawaken U.S. Jews’ trauma

Israel’s elections reawaken U.S. Jews’ trauma

Opinion: While many Israelis dismissed ‘government for change’ as nothing more than a marketing stunt, most U.S. Jews welcomed what they considered a major change… Read More ›

Google engineer identifies anonymous faces in WWII photos with AI facial recognition

Google engineer identifies anonymous faces in WWII photos with AI facial recognition

While visiting the POLIN museum in 2016, Daniel Patt realized he could be walking by his own relatives without knowing it, so he designed a… Read More ›

A series of 19th-century murders connects an Argentine writer to his family’s past

A series of 19th-century murders connects an Argentine writer to his family’s past

When Javier Sinay learned that his great-grandfather was a fellow journalist who covered the killing of shtetl immigrants, he connected with his Jewish roots –… Read More ›

Fictitious Wedding Without Bride And Groom Takes Place At Sadigura Shul In Bnei Brak

Fictitious Wedding Without Bride And Groom Takes Place At Sadigura Shul In Bnei Brak

  JERUSALEM — The Sadigura chasidim will hold a huge wedding celebration tonight in Bnei Brak attended by all of the chasidim but without the… Read More ›

Israel set for possible fifth election in four years as PM Bennett moves to dissolve parliament

Israel set for possible fifth election in four years as PM Bennett moves to dissolve parliament

  Jerusalem – Israel’s Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has effectively called time on his premiership after just a year in the job. Along with his… Read More ›

Study: World’s first cultivated fruit trees planted 7,000 years ago in Jordan Valley

Study: World’s first cultivated fruit trees planted 7,000 years ago in Jordan Valley

Analysis of charcoal from Tel Tsaf dig reveals olive and fig tree wood, indicating first examples of orchards by an advanced, wealthy society   The… Read More ›

The danger of Iranian despair

The danger of Iranian despair

Opinion: Tehran has been taking one blow after the other, both financially and militarily, but as the Mullah regime feels the earth shaking under its… Read More ›

Woman killed, husband injured in suspected murder-suicide attempt in Haifa

Woman killed, husband injured in suspected murder-suicide attempt in Haifa

Couple found stabbed in an apartment; woman dies of her wounds in hospital   A woman died Sunday at Rambam Medical Center in Haifa shortly… Read More ›

Hezbollah chief says can stop Israeli gas extraction from disputed field

Hezbollah chief says can stop Israeli gas extraction from disputed field

Nasrallah says Lebanese terror group ‘not afraid of war’ if Israel goes ahead with offshore gas production; Jerusalem rejects Lebanon’s claims amid protracted maritime border… Read More ›

IDF Announces Measures To Improve Integration Of Ethiopians Into Military

IDF Announces Measures To Improve Integration Of Ethiopians Into Military

The Israel Defense Forces announced a series of measures this week to improve the integration of Ethiopian-Israelis into national military service. IDF Spokesperson, Brig. Gen.… Read More ›

US takes action against two private planes owned by Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich

US takes action against two private planes owned by Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich

  A US judge approved the seizure of two of Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich’s private planes, valued at more than $400 million, for violating US… Read More ›

Ukraine’s hopes of reaching this year’s World Cup end with defeat against Wales

Ukraine’s hopes of reaching this year’s World Cup end with defeat against Wales

  Cardiff City Stadium, Wales – It is on occasions such as this that sport’s significance and insignificance are highlighted in equal measure. Ukraine has… Read More ›

IDF wraps up major military drill in Cyprus

IDF wraps up major military drill in Cyprus

The military simulates transport of thousands of elite soldiers deep into unfamiliar enemy territory in preparation for possible confrontation with Iran or its Lebanon based… Read More ›

UN nuclear watchdog head Rafael Grossi lands in Israel for meeting with Bennett

UN nuclear watchdog head Rafael Grossi lands in Israel for meeting with Bennett

Visit comes amid stalled Iran nuclear talks, days after Israeli prime minister published documents he said prove Iran spied on the IAEA   The director… Read More ›

Eilat hospital to simulate multiple casualty incident in drill

Eilat hospital to simulate multiple casualty incident in drill

Eilat’s Joseftal Hospital will simulate the conditions surrounding a multiple casualty incident like war.   Eilat’s Joseftal Hospital will hold a drill to practice war… Read More ›

The battle for Jerusalem continues, the conflict in microcosm

The battle for Jerusalem continues, the conflict in microcosm

Lying in the heart of the long-protracted Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Holy City remains ‘non-negotiable’ for most on both sides as they vie to assert their dominance… Read More ›

Court’s decision to allow Jewish prayer on Temple Mount is dangerous – opinion

Court’s decision to allow Jewish prayer on Temple Mount is dangerous – opinion

The so-called unification of Jerusalem is fiction. In reality, Jerusalem remains one of the most divided cities in the world.   The revolutionary decision of… Read More ›

Shin Bet Arrests East J’lem Terror Cell Which Planned Attacks On MK Itamar Ben-Gvir, Light Rail

Shin Bet Arrests East J’lem Terror Cell Which Planned Attacks On MK Itamar Ben-Gvir, Light Rail

JERUSALEM — The Shin Bet and Jerusalem Police revealed Tuesday that they had uncovered a terror cell led by Hamas operatives, residents of East Jerusalem… Read More ›