Articles by: JewishNews-Ester

Toronto Jewish Man Found Dead After Being Missing For 9 Months

Toronto Jewish Man Found Dead After Being Missing For 9 Months

  TORONTO — A Toronto Jewish man has been confirmed dead after he went missing 9 months ago. 32-year-old Ariel Kaplan went missing in August… Read More ›

Surfside Families Still Want Answers Despite Settlement

Surfside Families Still Want Answers Despite Settlement

  MIAMI (AP) – Gathered at a ceremony Thursday to honor the 98 people who died in a Florida condominium collapse last summer, some of… Read More ›

A meandering river in eastern Ukraine is hindering both sides in the war

A meandering river in eastern Ukraine is hindering both sides in the war

The war in Ukraine will soon be three months old. Russia’s forces are still well short of the minimum objectives set out by President Vladimir… Read More ›

Israel must find a way to outsmart Hamas on public relations front

Israel must find a way to outsmart Hamas on public relations front

Opinion: While Israel is strong militarily, it never achieves its objectives during confrontations in Gaza due to international pressure; Jerusalem needs to offer Hamas a… Read More ›

IDF said to oppose calls to assassinate Hamas’ leader in Gaza

IDF said to oppose calls to assassinate Hamas’ leader in Gaza

Analysis: Senior military officials tell Ynet on condition of anonymity that Israel should carry out targeted killing of high-profile Gaza officials only when suitable to… Read More ›

Israel extends closure on West Bank, Gaza as hunt for Elad terrorists continues

Israel extends closure on West Bank, Gaza as hunt for Elad terrorists continues

IDF issues orders to raze homes of two terrorists who killed guard at Ariel settlement; families can appeal decision   Israel has extended the closure… Read More ›

Russia’s attacks on Ukraine’s supply lines are intensifying. Ukraine’s national railway hasn’t buckled

Russia’s attacks on Ukraine’s supply lines are intensifying. Ukraine’s national railway hasn’t buckled

Lviv, Ukraine – The smell of burnt wire and rubber still lingered in the air around the railway power station on the outskirts of Lviv… Read More ›

Israel’s fallen heroines

Israel’s fallen heroines

Opinion: In her piece for Ynet, President Isaac Herzog’s wife, Michal, writes about the importance of honoring and remembering Israel’s female fighters who sacrificed their… Read More ›

Chareidim Lash Out At Communications Minister Hendel’s ‘Dictatorial’ Cancellation Of Kosher Phone Monopoly

Chareidim Lash Out At Communications Minister Hendel’s ‘Dictatorial’ Cancellation Of Kosher Phone Monopoly

  JERUSALEM — After deciding just prior to Pesach to cancel the kosher cellular monopoly by allowing full mobility of kosher numbers, Communications Minister Yoaz… Read More ›

Governor Hochul Announces $2.6 Million In Funding For The Holocaust Survivors Initiative

Governor Hochul Announces $2.6 Million In Funding For The Holocaust Survivors Initiative

BORO PARK — Governor Kathy Hochul today announced $2.6 million in funding provided by the FY 2023 Enacted Budget to support the Holocaust Survivors Initiative. This funding, to be… Read More ›

IDF artillery targets southern Lebanon after rocket fire

IDF artillery targets southern Lebanon after rocket fire

This comes after several rockets were fired last week from the Gaza Strip towards southern Israel.   The IDF targeted sites in southern Lebanon with… Read More ›

Managing Palestinian conflict requires Israeli discretion

Managing Palestinian conflict requires Israeli discretion

Opinion: Facing tension with the Palestinians, Jerusalem would do right not to get dragged into another operation in Gaza or West Bank riots; Israel must… Read More ›

May a Pesach Group Forbid Others From Their Minyan??

May a Pesach Group Forbid Others From Their Minyan??

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com It is estimated that in the 2022 Pesach season there are over 80,000 in Orlando alone. There are more… Read More ›

Russia-Ukraine war: 400 foreign fighters in Mariupol surrounded – Russia

Russia-Ukraine war: 400 foreign fighters in Mariupol surrounded – Russia

Air raid sirens reported throughout the country * Russians assault near Mariupol seaport * No humanitarian corridors today   Russia gave holdout Ukrainian soldiers an… Read More ›

For the sake of Israel’s defense, terrorists are better caught alive than dead

For the sake of Israel’s defense, terrorists are better caught alive than dead

Opinion: So far, all attacks in this current terror wave have ended with the killing of the attacker, but it does not always have to… Read More ›

Russian warship sinks in the Black Sea after Ukraine claims it was hit by a missile

Russian warship sinks in the Black Sea after Ukraine claims it was hit by a missile

One of the Russian Navy’s most important warships has sunk in the Black Sea, a massive blow to a military struggling against Ukrainian resistance 50… Read More ›

YAAKOV M: Tuesday’s Mass Shooting is More Proof that Jews Need to Vote Republican

YAAKOV M: Tuesday’s Mass Shooting is More Proof that Jews Need to Vote Republican

The subway attack this week could have been prevented. Not by tougher gun laws, but by locking up repeat criminals and keeping them behind bars.… Read More ›

US military confirms an interstellar meteor collided with Earth

US military confirms an interstellar meteor collided with Earth

One meteor traveled quite a long way from home to visit Earth. Researchers discovered the first known interstellar meteor to ever hit Earth, according to… Read More ›

1st US ambassador to Ukraine: ‘I think we handled it wrong from the get-go’

1st US ambassador to Ukraine: ‘I think we handled it wrong from the get-go’

  Ukraine’s first President, waiting to see America’s 41st, chatted with a White House press aide — in Ukrainian. George H.W. Bush’s deputy secretary of… Read More ›

If he plays his cards right, Gantz could emerge as next premier

If he plays his cards right, Gantz could emerge as next premier

Analysis: Following Idit Silman’s dramatic coalition exit, the ball seems to be in defense minister’s court, with Gantz finally having a reason to believe that… Read More ›