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David Werdiger is a writer, community activist, technology entrepreneur, and public speaker. He's involved in several not-for-profits, and has an interest in Jewish community, philanthropy, education, and continuity. You can connect with David on his personal blog site, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, or Google+.

ARTICLES BY: David Werdiger


February 2, 2016 7:20 am
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Tribalism and the Wisdom of Sykes-Picot, in Hindsight

The division of the former Ottoman Empire by the British and French following World War I appeared corrupt and driven by self-interest, and contributed to the ongoing...

October 1, 2014 7:23 am
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Where is the Muslim Outrage at IS?

Imagine this scenario: a new militant Jewish group, The New Sadducee State (NSS), rejects the Torah's Oral Tradition, and wants to return the entire world to the literal...

July 4, 2014 8:14 am
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What Judaism Says About the Dangers of Facebook

I recently attended a panel session at Limmud Oz in Australia entitled "Is Facebook good for the Jews?" The panel - all experienced media professionals...

January 28, 2014 1:50 am
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Jews of Europe: Don’t Make Waves

There is an old joke about a Jew who died and was condemned to hell, but in an act of mercy was given a choice...

Culture

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

Features

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

World

US Expected to Open Embassy in Jerusalem in May, Official Says

The United States is expected to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May, an American official told Reuters on Friday. President Donald Trump announced in December...

Israel

Israeli Military: Teargas May Have Caused Palestinian’s Death in Cust...

The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Ditch Mosque Microphones and Reduce Number of Mosques

JNS.org - Saudi journalist Mohamed Al-Suhaimi said he was in favor of silencing microphones in mosques, saying that the “terrifying” sound of the adhan call to prayer “coming from all directions”...

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