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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

Jewish ‘Kidney Matchmaker’ Unites New York Rabbi Donor With Needy Recipient

A Jewish "kidney matchmaker" brought together a New York rabbi and...

‘Menashe’ Presents a Rare Authentic, On-Screen Depiction of Hasidic Judaism

By Jane Hanser/JNS.org JNS.org - In the film Menashe, which debuts across America on July 28, director...

Features

CAIR Loses San Diego Schools Partnership

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) tries to have it both ways -- claiming to be a civil rights organization when...

Ex-Israeli Diplomats: US State Department Whitewashes Palestinian Incitement

JNS.org - Two prominent former Israeli diplomats are charging that the US State Department...

Former Congressman: Saudi Curriculum Used in US Still Promotes Radicalization

Saudi Arabia has made progress in ridding its school textbooks and curricula of comments...

World

Senate Rejects Obamacare Repeal Bill in Late-Night Vote

The Senate has dealt a devastating setback to Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare, defeating a GOP "skinny repeal" bill early Friday morning. Sens. John McCain, Lisa Murkowski and Susan...

Israel

Palestinian Shot Dead After Trying to Stab IDF Soldiers in West Bank

A Palestinian man wielding a knife rushed at IDF soldiers at the Gush Etzion Junction in the West Bank Friday and was shot dead, the army said. “The Palestinian arrived at...

Middle East

US Says Iran Missile Test Breaches UN Security Council Resolution

Iran successfully tested a rocket that can deliver satellites into orbit, state television reported on Thursday, an action the United States said breaches a UN Security Council resolution because of...

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