Articles by: JewishNews-Ester

“Think very hard if you really want to marry him”

“Think very hard if you really want to marry him”

No, that’s not advice from a radio talk-show host. That’s what Maxine Fassberg, Intel Israel’s CEO, told a female student whose spouse wanted to give… Read More ›

EU, Jordan warn against ‘provocation’ at Al Aqsa mosque

EU, Jordan warn against ‘provocation’ at Al Aqsa mosque

The warnings come amidst the third day of clashes between security forces and Palestinian rioters at the holy site, leading to a wave of violence… Read More ›

Heavy rains, hail and flooding hit Galilee and Negev

Heavy rains, hail and flooding hit Galilee and Negev

Northern Israel experienced its first true rains of the season today, while intense storms set the Negev’s rivers flowing. The dark and yellowish week that… Read More ›

Police investigating if Jerusalem crash death caused by rock attack

Police investigating if Jerusalem crash death caused by rock attack

According to police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld, several rocks were thrown at Alexander Levlovitz vehicle at approximately 11 p.m.   Police on Tuesday were investigating whether… Read More ›

Israel vows to stop Palestinian stone throwers ‘using all means necessary’

Israel vows to stop Palestinian stone throwers ‘using all means necessary’

Netanyahu issued the statement at the conclusion of an emergency meeting that was convened following the death of an Israeli national, Alexander Levlovitz.   Israel’s… Read More ›

Miles to go before I sleep’ – On the front lines of the migration crises in Europe

Miles to go before I sleep’ – On the front lines of the migration crises in Europe

The images being shown ranged from horrific stories of dead refugees suffocating in a truck while being smuggled, to Germans clapping and welcoming arrivals.  … Read More ›

A 20-year-old is planning a 62-mile floating wall that would make the ocean ‘self-cleaning’

A 20-year-old is planning a 62-mile floating wall that would make the ocean ‘self-cleaning’

  Three years ago, Boyan Slat was a precocious 18-year-old on a TEDx stage in the Netherlands, eloquently introducing people to his radical idea to… Read More ›

From small family business owner to $1.56 billion retailer — the impressive story of L.L. Bean’s departed leader

From small family business owner to $1.56 billion retailer — the impressive story of L.L. Bean’s departed leader

  More than 500 people gatheredon Sunday in Westbrook, Maine, to pay respects to Leon Gorman, former president and chairman of family-owned L.L. Bean Inc,… Read More ›

This is the chart that has Robert Shiller seriously worried about the stock market

This is the chart that has Robert Shiller seriously worried about the stock market

Robert Shiller is worried about the stock market. And the Nobel Laureate’s concern can be summed up in this chart, which shows a steady decline… Read More ›

Washington – Trump Says High CEO Pay Is A Joke, ‘Disgraceful’

Washington – Trump Says High CEO Pay Is A Joke, ‘Disgraceful’

  Washington –  Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump on Sunday blasted the high salaries of chief executives as a joke and a disgrace and said… Read More ›

Jerusalem – After Iran Deal, Obama Struggles To Regain Israel’s Trust

Jerusalem – After Iran Deal, Obama Struggles To Regain Israel’s Trust

  Jerusalem – Seeking to sell his nuclear deal with Iran to a skeptical Israeli public, President Barack Obama has repeatedly declared his deep affection… Read More ›

Phoenix, AZ – Police Arrest ‘copycats’ In Arizona Highway Shootings

Phoenix, AZ – Police Arrest ‘copycats’ In Arizona Highway Shootings

  Phoenix, AZ – Three teenagers were arrested in Arizona after police say they were launching rocks at cars and pedestrians with a slingshot in… Read More ›

New York – Man Swims 2 Miles From Statue Of Liberty To New York City

New York – Man Swims 2 Miles From Statue Of Liberty To New York City

  New York – Martin Strel swims with a knife strapped to his right leg — in case he encounters sharks, “vampire” fish and other… Read More ›

Washington – U.S. Intelligence Chief: Iraq And Syria May Not Survive As States

Washington – U.S. Intelligence Chief: Iraq And Syria May Not Survive As States

  Washington – Iraq and Syria may have been permanently torn asunder by war and sectarian tensions, the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency said… Read More ›

U.S. warns Russia on military buildup in Syria

U.S. warns Russia on military buildup in Syria

Washington – America’s top diplomat called his Russian counterpart Wednesday to warn that Moscow’s military buildup of troops in Syria could escalate the bloody conflict there… Read More ›

Moschino designer Jeremy Scott served with copyright lawsuit

Moschino designer Jeremy Scott served with copyright lawsuit

  Jeremy Scott, creative director at the fashion house Moschino, is so hot right now that Kanye West name dropped him at the VMAs. On… Read More ›

Japan flooding: Houses swept away, residents stuck on roofs

Japan flooding: Houses swept away, residents stuck on roofs

Tokyo – Heavy flooding over eastern Japan washed away houses and forced residents to their rooftops, desperate for rescue by military helicopters. The raging brown floodwaters spawned… Read More ›

‘No evidence’ for Mexico’s claim missing students were burned, report says

‘No evidence’ for Mexico’s claim missing students were burned, report says

Mexico City – There’s no evidence to support the Mexican government’s claim that 43 students who went missing last year were burned at a landfill, a… Read More ›

US Open 2015: Williams sisters to meet as Bouchard pulls out

US Open 2015: Williams sisters to meet as Bouchard pulls out

  It’s the quarterfinal match up that everyone was hoping for and Serena and Venus Williams duly delivered Sunday at Flushing Meadows. First up on… Read More ›

Palin eyeing energy secretary in potential Trump administration

Palin eyeing energy secretary in potential Trump administration

Washington – Sarah Palin knows the position she wants in a Donald Trump administration: Energy secretary. “I think a lot about the Department of Energy, because… Read More ›