Articles by: JewishNews-Ester

Marble bases and bombs: Ex-Mossad chief hints at Israeli ops to thwart Iran nukes

Marble bases and bombs: Ex-Mossad chief hints at Israeli ops to thwart Iran nukes

Going against a long-standing practice of secrecy involving spy agency’s activities, Cohen describes Israeli effort to dissuade Iranian scientists from taking part in nuclear program,… Read More ›

Likud promises peaceful transition of power, again accuses Bennett of fraud

Likud promises peaceful transition of power, again accuses Bennett of fraud

Party continues to claim Yamina leader ‘hijacked votes from the right,’ falsely compares his actions to US electors switching voters’ choice of president Prime Minister… Read More ›

Biden warns he’ll tell Putin ‘what I want him to know’ as he defines goals of foreign tour

Biden warns he’ll tell Putin ‘what I want him to know’ as he defines goals of foreign tour

ALMOUTH, England – President Joe Biden told a hangar of US troops on Wednesday he was in Europe to defend the very concept of democracy,… Read More ›

Netanyahu amid incitement concerns: Don’t be afraid to stick it to them

Netanyahu amid incitement concerns: Don’t be afraid to stick it to them

Incitement talks expand following Shin Bet head’s concern over potential loss of life. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticized Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) Director Nadav… Read More ›

Analysis: New Zealand is a Five Eyes outlier on China. It may have to pick a side

Analysis: New Zealand is a Five Eyes outlier on China. It may have to pick a side

“Could it be that New Zealand is turning into … New Xi Land?” questioned an ominous voice over. It was part of a preview for… Read More ›

Will Knesset Speaker Levin postpone vote on new government?

Will Knesset Speaker Levin postpone vote on new government?

“Levin has the legal right to delay it by a week. It’s not playing a game with the law. It is understandable that we want… Read More ›

The Whole Foods Mouse in the Meat Showcase: A Halachic Analysis

The Whole Foods Mouse in the Meat Showcase: A Halachic Analysis

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com THE INCIDENT It happened in a Manhattan Whole Foods. A customer looking in a meat showcase found a mouse… Read More ›

Ashkenazi: Israel, int’l community partnering to weaken Hamas

Ashkenazi: Israel, int’l community partnering to weaken Hamas

“This is an Israeli, Palestinian, regional and international interest that will strengthen stability in the Middle East,” Israeli FM Gabi Ashkenazi said.   Israel will… Read More ›

U.S. concerns over China said threatening UAE arms deal

U.S. concerns over China said threatening UAE arms deal

Unease grew after Chinese army planes spotted in Emirati airport; WSJ quotes American officials as saying that preserving Israel’s military qualitative edge, preventing China from… Read More ›

Blinken: US not jump-starting Israeli-Palestinian peace talks now

Blinken: US not jump-starting Israeli-Palestinian peace talks now

“I don’t think we’re in a place where getting to some kind of a negotiation for what ultimately, I think, has to be the result,… Read More ›

Hamas celebrates ceasefire ‘victory,’ warns of building future resistance

Hamas celebrates ceasefire ‘victory,’ warns of building future resistance

“We have prepared a serious missile attack that will hit Israel from Haifa in the north to Ramon Airport in the south and we have… Read More ›

Israeli jets pound Gaza as rocket fire resumes and Palestinians hit streets to protest

Israeli jets pound Gaza as rocket fire resumes and Palestinians hit streets to protest

Jerusalem – Israeli warplanes continued to pound Gaza on Tuesday and rocket fire into Israel resumed after a brief lull, as Palestinian protesters hit the… Read More ›

4 arrested for anti-Semitic rape threats in Jewish area of London

4 arrested for anti-Semitic rape threats in Jewish area of London

Convoy adorned with Palestinian flags drives through North London to shouts of ‘F**k the Jews,’ ‘Rape their daughters’ and ‘Free Palestine’; British PM says he… Read More ›

US says violence must end immediately; UN envoy said stepping up ceasefire push

US says violence must end immediately; UN envoy said stepping up ceasefire push

Tor Wennesland holding ‘intensive’ talks with Israeli, Hamas and Egyptian officials; Israeli official denies Jerusalem considering truce; Blinken ramps up diplomatic efforts   The US… Read More ›

Hamas hails ‘victory in battle for Jerusalem’ after onslaught on central Israel

Hamas hails ‘victory in battle for Jerusalem’ after onslaught on central Israel

Ismail Haniyeh says Gaza-ruling terror group ready for any scenario, celebrates ‘new balance of power’ with Israel after huge rocket barrages, eruption of violence in… Read More ›

IDF strikes Gaza after rocket launched at Israel amid Jerusalem unrest

IDF strikes Gaza after rocket launched at Israel amid Jerusalem unrest

A number of rioters were injured along the Gaza border as IDF soldiers responded with rubber bullets and tear gas.   The Israeli Air Force… Read More ›

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 ›