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Dovid Efune is the editor-in-chief and CEO of The Algemeiner.

ARTICLES BY: Dovid Efune


May 2, 2019 2:24 pm
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Remembering My Grandfather Peter Kalms — Businessman, Philanthropist and Activist for Soviet Jewry

Last Tuesday morning, accompanied by an intimate group of family and close friends, my grandfather Peter Kalms was laid to rest on the Mount of...

April 11, 2019 5:31 pm
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Netanyahu Delivers for Israel, Israel Delivers for Netanyahu

After general elections in Israel on Tuesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is now headed for a historic fifth term. It’s a strong victory for Netanyahu in...

December 16, 2018 8:25 pm
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Police Detain Suspect After Man Wearing Keffiyeh Photographed Waving Machete Outside Los Angeles Synagogue

A suspect was arrested by North Hollywood police on Saturday after a man in a keffiyeh was photographed waving a machete in front of a...

November 9, 2018 2:13 pm
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‘We’ll Go on Forever’ — A Witness to Kristallnacht 80 Years Ago, My Grandmother Looks Back

I have long known that my grandmother witnessed Kristallnacht. But it is only this year -- as we mark the 80th anniversary of the vicious...

October 31, 2018 10:00 am
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Special Editorial: #WeAreAllJews

The following is a joint editorial drafted by Jane Eisner, Editor-in-Chief of The Forward, and Dovid Efune, Editor-in-Chief and CEO of The Algemeiner, and signed...

October 30, 2018 3:52 pm
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Is America Any Different When It Comes to Antisemitism?

On November 9th, communities around the world will mark the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the infamous antisemitic pogrom that symbolized the acceleration of Hitler’s murderous campaign...

October 26, 2018 2:31 pm
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Helicopter Tour of Israel’s Borders Root of Bond Between Haley and IDF Chief of Staff Nominee

In an unusual move on Friday morning, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley tweeted her congratulations to an IDF general on his selection by...

August 5, 2018 12:14 pm
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Son of Elie Wiesel Responds to Antisemitic Graffiti on Father’s House: ‘Holocaust Memory and Jews Are Under Attack’

The only child of the late Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel has responded to the antisemitic desecration of his father's childhood home in northwestern...

July 20, 2018 3:38 pm
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Ahead of Religious Freedom Summit, Secretary of State Pompeo Cautions Against Legislative Efforts to Curtail Circumcision, Ritual Slaughter

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cautioned on Thursday against efforts in various European countries to curtail religious practices sacred to Jewish and Muslim communities,...

December 5, 2017 9:26 pm
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Why It’s Precisely the Right Time for Trump to Recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel

Ahead of his expected recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday, US President Donald Trump has faced a virtual torrent of criticism. He should pay...

December 4, 2017 6:07 pm
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Top Israeli Minister Says Timing Is Favorable for US Recognition of Jerusalem as Jewish State’s Capital

Israeli Minister of Intelligence Yisrael Katz has dismissed concerns that US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state might undercut the expected peace...

November 21, 2017 10:49 pm
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Defending Antisemites, Rutgers President Takes Aim at The Algemeiner

After weeks of dogged Algemeiner coverage of antisemitism at Rutgers University, we expected that the school’s president, Robert Barchi, would respond. But when he finally...

November 7, 2017 6:13 pm
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Leonard Cohen Was a Zionist – I Know Because He Told Me So

A year has now passed since the death of the great poet and singer Leonard Cohen. He’s been remembered no doubt for his music, but...

May 8, 2017 2:07 pm
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Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked Has No Sympathy for Hunger-Striking Palestinian Terror Convicts: ‘It’s Their Own Problem’

The hundreds of Palestinian convicts held in Israeli jails who launched a hunger strike three weeks ago should expect no sympathy from the Jewish state's...

Culture

Remembering a Military Photographer — and a Forgotten Israeli Hero

JNS.org - On Israel’s Memorial Day earlier this month, the family and friends...

Now Museum Pieces, Yiddish Typewriters Tell the Story of a Once-Vibrant Culture

Not long after the first models appeared on the market in the 1870s, the typewriter...

Features

Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of...

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

Israel

Aid Pours In to Central Israeli Town Devastated by Wildfires

JNS.org – As wildfires destroyed most of the 50 or so homes in the town of Mevo Modi’im in central Israel on Thursday, Israelis from all around the country and Jewish organizations...

Middle East

Palestinians Reject Invitation to Economic Workshop in Bahrain Related to P...

JNS.org - The Palestinian Authority officially rejected an invitation by the United States on Wednesday to attend an economic workshop...

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