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David Meyers served in the White House from 2006 to 2009, and later worked in the United States Senate. He is a regular contributor to The Daily Caller and other publications where he writes on foreign and domestic policy. David has appeared on NPR and other national media programs, and lectures on current events at various institutions in New York. DavidRossMeyers.com

ARTICLES BY: David Meyers


July 15, 2019 3:34 pm
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In This Los Angeles and New York Play, the Laughter Never Stops

If you want to laugh, I have the answer for you: see The Play That Goes Wrong, now running at Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre through...

June 28, 2019 6:34 am
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‘Indecent’ Explores Theatrical — and Jewish — History

Paula Vogel's play Indecent, which premiered on Broadway in 2017, is now playing in Los Angeles at the Ahmanson Theatre through July 7. It is,...

November 15, 2016 7:45 am
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Donald Trump Isn’t Entitled to Support; He Must Earn It

Now that Donald Trump has been elected president, many argue that he is entitled to the full support of the American people. I respectfully disagree. Throughout...

October 16, 2016 6:20 am
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Donald Trump’s Attacks on the Media Encourage and Support Antisemitism

It has become Donald Trump's most famous refrain: the "media" is rigging the election. This, of course, is the same media that is responsible for the...

September 29, 2016 10:35 am
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The GOP Cave-In on Trump

Last week, Ted Cruz endorsed the man who claimed his father helped kill John F. Kennedy. And with that, the GOP cave-in is now complete....

September 7, 2016 6:36 am
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‘Bad Jews’ Makes Audiences Laugh and Think in Teaneck, New Jersey

In 2013, the play Bad Jews premiered off-Broadway. It dealt with assimilation, intermarriage and every major issue facing the Jewish community today. It was also...

July 22, 2016 3:59 am
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A Theatrical Look at Diplomacy and the Oslo Accords (REVIEW)

Is diplomacy worthwhile, even if the end result isn't what we hoped for? That is the question, among many others, posed by the new play Oslo, by J.T....

May 1, 2015 2:09 pm
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100 Israeli, Palestinian, and Jordanian Students Meet in ‘War for the Environment’

Israeli, Palestinian, and Jordanian alumni of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies have convened for a three day seminar in the north of Israel, starting Thursday. Around...

April 15, 2015 5:05 pm
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Why an Algemeiner Editor Wrote a Play About a Mass Shooter

For the past two years, I have served as Opinion Editor at The Algemeiner. I'm perhaps most proud of the paper's commitment to publishing diverse...

February 9, 2015 10:35 pm
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Kutsher’s Documentary an Amazing, and Tragic, Look at the Past (REVIEW)

Anyone who spent time in the Jewish Catskills hotels - especially those like me, who returned for decades - must see the new documentary,"Welcome to...

November 26, 2014 12:55 am
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Simon Wiesenthal Lives Again on the New York Stage (REVIEW)

Simon Wiesenthal's entire life was driven by one word: passion. A passion to cling to life and hope during the Holocaust, a passion to bring...

August 11, 2014 5:52 pm
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Why the Holocaust Occurred in Germany, and Why So Few Resisted (REVIEW)

It's hard to make a new contribution to the field of Holocaust studies,  but German historian Götz Aly accomplishes just that in Why the Germans,...

July 9, 2014 5:51 pm
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The True Difference Between Israelis and Palestinians

Most media outlets have been equating the murder of three Israeli teens by Palestinian terrorists with the killing of a Palestinian teen at the hands...

January 7, 2014 12:26 am
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Iran’s Double Talk on Iraq is Disgraceful

Iran has reportedly offered to help the Iraqi government fight "al Qaeda terrorists" in the Anbar province, where radicalism and sectarian fighting have reared their ugly...

Culture

Controversial YouTube Star, PewDiePie, Rescinds $50,000 Pledge to ADL

Controversial video star, PewDiePie, has reversed himself and is withdrawing a pledge made...

A Rosh Hashanah Reunion — and Revelation

Below is an excerpt from "Don’t Wait Up" by Liz Astrof. Copyright © 2019 by Liz Astrof. Reprinted by permission...

Features

Birthright’s Excel Program Gets High Marks All Around

JNS.org - “It’s so much more.” That’s the mantra of the 54 Jewish young adults from across North America who...

New ‘Brave’ Approach to Combating Antisemitism on College Campuses

JNS.org - A new project called “Brave” is bringing together veterans of the...

World

Antisemitism Envoy Reveals New US ‘Interagency Process’ to Tackle Growi...

JNS.org - Amid growing concerns over global antisemitism, a panel of experts convened at Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun on New York’s...

Israel

Trump Floats Possible Defense Treaty Days Ahead of Israeli Elections

President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had spoken with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about a possible mutual defense treaty between the two nations, a move that could bolster...

Middle East

Netanyahu Calls for Emergency Election Committee Meeting on ‘Voter Fraud...

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday called for an emergency meeting with the head of the Central...

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