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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.

ARTICLES BY: David Meyers

October 16, 2016 6:20 am

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...


10 Things That Happen During the Holidays — Only in Israel

1. Everyone wishes you a happy new year, easy fast and happy holiday -- just as they do for Christmas in...

Israel Advocate Wants to Change Views About Jewish State, One Tattoo at a Time

“Low-brow” art forms can be a powerful advocacy tool, the head of a...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


American Citizen Sentenced to 18 Years in Iranian Prison for Collaborating ...

A dual Iranian-American national says he has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in Iran for allegedly collaborating with...


Intense Anti-Abbas Clashes Reported Near Ramallah, Nablus, Jenin

Intense clashes erupted in three refugee camps Tuesday night between Palestinian youths and Palestinian Authority security forces, after a protest over the recent expulsion from the Fatah party of a...

Middle East

Kurdish Peshmerga Forces Just 5 Miles From Mosul as Offensive Continues

Kurdish Peshmerga forces are within 5 miles (8 kilometers) of Mosul, commanders said Sunday, after days of fighting and sweeping territorial gains in the operation to free the key Iraqi...