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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


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...

November 20, 2013 2:01 pm
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What Kristallnacht and Modern-Day Iran Have in Common

November marks the 34th anniversary of the 1979 US embassy siege in Iran, and the 75th anniversary of the Kristallnacht pogrom in Nazi Germany. At first...

September 10, 2013 1:54 pm
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Obama’s Insanity on Syria

The Algemeiner recently published a parody of President Obama's indecisiveness on Syria. So when I saw a headline announcing that Obama was willing to let Syrian...

Culture

Members of India’s ‘Lost Tribe’ of Jews Visit Auschwitz for the First Time

JNS.org - Members of India’s so-called “lost tribe” of Jews visited Auschwitz...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Trump Transition Team Considering New Non-Nuclear Iran Sanctions

Donald Trump's transition team is examining proposals for new non-nuclear sanctions on Iran, the Financial Times reported on Friday, citing congressional sources who have been in contact with the president-elect's...

Israel

Jewish Agency, Boston Philanthropies Distribute Aid to Haifa Fire Victims

JNS.org - The heads of the Jewish Agency and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) visited Haifa Wednesday to distribute aid funds to victims of last week’s wildfires. “In these trying times, the...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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