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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

American Actress Marilyn Monroe’s Personal Jewish Prayer Book Up for Auction

JNS.org - A Jewish prayer book that belonged to American actress Marilyn Monroe has...

‘Observance’: A Touching, Relevant Play About Modern Judaism

Tracey Goldblum wants her daughter to stop smoking marijuana, practice safe sex, and avoid punching men in the face. Her...

Features

The Man Who Chose Israel

I am the CEO of the Israel Scholarship Education Foundation. This organization, founded in 1977, helps young people in Israel’s...

Report: Hezbollah Hacked Into Mobile Devices Worldwide

Hezbollah hackers used "catfishing" techniques on social media to infiltrate mobile devices worldwide, according to a release from the Czech...

UCI Preparing to Refer Anti-Israel Disrupters to Prosecution

Campus police at University of California, Irvine will in the near future refer anti-Israel disruptors of a May 3, 2018...

World

Two Academic Groups Urge University of Michigan to Reconsider Sanctions Aga...

Two leading academic groups called on the University of Michigan to withhold from sanctioning instructors who refused to write letters of...

Israel

Netanyahu Hails Former PM Rabin as ‘Patriot of the First Rank’ ...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed his predecessor Yitzhak Rabin as a "Zionist patriot of the first rank" in a special...

Middle East

Iran Names New Economy Minister in Reshuffle as US Sanctions Bite

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appointed academic Farhad Dejpasand as the new economy and finance minister in a cabinet reshuffle on Sunday, state television reported, as the country faces mounting US...

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