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David Shayne is a native of Chicago. He graduated from Tel Aviv University, served in the IDF, and obtained a JD from University of Oregon. He is a public sector attorney who lives in Seattle and continues to write and teach on topics relating to the Middle East.

ARTICLES BY: David Shayne


July 7, 2015 2:57 pm
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The UN Report Shamefully Equates Hamas and Israel

The latest UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) report on Israel (hereafter “the report”) is poorly reasoned and downright bizarre in many ways. This article focuses on one of...

November 29, 2013 11:11 am
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Israel and Creation Myths

This week marks the 66th anniversary of one of the more celebrated events in modern Jewish history:  The United Nations General Assembly decision to partition...

November 7, 2013 11:15 am
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A Tale of Two Christians in the Holy Land

In early April of 2013, I visited the town of Eilat in southern Israel. I stayed at a field school belonging to the Society for the...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

University of Oregon Student Senate Endorses BDS Campaign

The University of Oregon’s student senate passed a resolution on Wednesday endorsing the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel, and targeting several companies over their alleged complicity in...

Israel

South African Government Mocked for Calling on Israel to Withdraw From Gaza...

The South African government became a laughing stock on Twitter on Thursday after it called on Israel to withdraw from...

Middle East

State Media: Syrian Air Defense Intercepts Missile Attack on Airport

Syrian state media said a military airport near Homs city had come under missile attack which was repelled by its air defense systems on Thursday. "One of our military airports in...

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