Articles by: JewishNews-Ester

Rory McIlroy: ‘10% Open chance’ as world No. 1 ruptures ankle ligaments

Rory McIlroy: ‘10% Open chance’ as world No. 1 ruptures ankle ligaments

  Rory McIlroy has a “10% chance” of playing in the British Open after the world’s No. 1 golfer ruptured his ankle ligaments while playing… Read More ›

Crash at NASCAR race at Daytona injures fans

Crash at NASCAR race at Daytona injures fans

  Debris from a car that crashed into the catchfence at Daytona International Speedway sent a spectator to the hospital, officials said. The incident took… Read More ›

Suspect tells TV station he killed San Francisco woman

Suspect tells TV station he killed San Francisco woman

The man accused of killing a San Francisco woman in what appeared to authorities to be a random shooting has told CNN affiliate KGO-TV that… Read More ›

At first Gaza war memorial, Rivlin warns next conflict could be worse

At first Gaza war memorial, Rivlin warns next conflict could be worse

President says Gaza can’t be rehabilitated unless renewed rocket fire stops; Netanyahu issues warnings to Hamas, Hezbollah, Iran and IS   Israel held an official… Read More ›

Ivanpah, CA – Fireworks-filled Van Explodes On California Freeway

Ivanpah, CA – Fireworks-filled Van Explodes On California Freeway

  Ivanpah, CA – Jay Rutherford and his bandmates were mesmerized by the billowing smoke and small “psychedelic explosions” emanating from the van on the… Read More ›

Russian rocket to carry gear to space station

Russian rocket to carry gear to space station

  An unmanned Russian rocket is scheduled to blast off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 12:55 a.m. ET Friday on a supply run… Read More ›

China criticized over Ramadan restrictions

China criticized over Ramadan restrictions

  Beijing – Some schools and local government agencies in China’s restive Xinjiang province have adopted policies that critics, including the Turkish government, say prevent… Read More ›

ISIS publicly smashes Syrian artifacts

ISIS publicly smashes Syrian artifacts

  ISIS militants reportedly smashed cultural treasures from the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, including an artifact dating back to the second century, according to… Read More ›

Israel giving Egyptian army free hand in Sinai, official says

Israel giving Egyptian army free hand in Sinai, official says

Worry mounts over possible collapse of Multinational Force in restive peninsula following jihadist onslaught   Israel has been giving the Egyptian military a free hand… Read More ›

Israeli army says Hamas helping Islamic State in Sinai

Israeli army says Hamas helping Islamic State in Sinai

Top officer claims Gaza providing military, medical support to the IS offshoot behind Wednesday’s massive attack that killed dozens   The IDF has acquired intelligence… Read More ›

Egypt warplanes strike back at extremists in troubled Sinai

Egypt warplanes strike back at extremists in troubled Sinai

Tensions soar after unprecedented terror attack devastates country as it marks second year since ouster of Islamist ex-president   CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian warplanes launched… Read More ›

Mariah Carey visits Western Wall

Mariah Carey visits Western Wall

After landing in Tel Aviv with her twins and Australian partner, American singer heads to Jerusalem for a tour of city’s holy site and dinner… Read More ›

From lone soldier to military prison

From lone soldier to military prison

Young American came to Israel alone to serve in the IDF, but ended up enthralled in a conspiracy to blow up the Dome of the… Read More ›

World powers propose mechanism to ensure access to sensitive Iran sites

World powers propose mechanism to ensure access to sensitive Iran sites

P5+1 proposes mechanism to ensure access to sensitive Iran sites.   VIENNA – World powers have “worked out a process that we believe will ensure that… Read More ›

Four hurt after shots fired in possible West Bank terrorist attack

Four hurt after shots fired in possible West Bank terrorist attack

The four victims, all men in their 20s, are residents of a nearby settlement; One person sustained serious wounds, according to initial reports.   Shots… Read More ›

UN report author: Israel, Palestinian groups are equal under the law

UN report author: Israel, Palestinian groups are equal under the law

The American jurist, Mary McGowan Davis, headed the two-person fact-finding mission that authored a 500- page report on last summer’s war between Gaza and Hamas.… Read More ›

Analysis: Why Germany is the weakest Western link in nuclear talks with Iran

Analysis: Why Germany is the weakest Western link in nuclear talks with Iran

The negotiations coincide with this year’s celebration of 50 years of diplomatic relations between Israel and the Federal Republic of Germany.   With the Iran… Read More ›

Website records testimonies of anti-Semitism on US campuses

Website records testimonies of anti-Semitism on US campuses

‘I am terrified knowing I may not be able to discuss my Judaism without taunts, or worse, violence,’ says Northwestern University student. A new webpage… Read More ›

Thousands protest natural gas deal

Thousands protest natural gas deal

Crowd demonstrates in Tel Aviv against government’s plan to let a American-Israeli energy group keep control of most of the country’s natural gas deposits. Thousands… Read More ›

Rift in Foreign Ministry prevents effective fight against BDS

Rift in Foreign Ministry prevents effective fight against BDS

Division developed in the ministry after professionals urged cooperating with Jewish left-wing organizations to fight boycott, with politicians choosing to brand all criticism as anti-Semitism… Read More ›