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With 20-plus years of experience creating powerful narratives, Torossian is one of the most well respected Public Relations professionals in America. Under his leadership, 5WPR has grown into one of the 15 largest independent PR firms in the nation, with more than 150 professionals in the company’s headquarters in the iconic Helmsley Building in Manhattan. Torossian has been recognized with many awards including being named PR Executive of the Year by the American Business Awards, and Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year semifinalist, amongst others. He is a thought leader on Public Relations and communications, including crisis management, public affairs and social media, and is called on to counsel blue chip companies, top business executives and entrepreneurs both in the United States and worldwide. Torossian has represented top global brands and his firm has been named “PR Agency of the Year” multiple times by the American Business Awards. Torossian regularly provides expert commentary for CNBC, Entertainment Tonight (ET) and Fox News, among other media outlets, and is a contributing columnist for Forbes and the New York Observer. He has been featured in Bloomberg BusinessWeek, The New York Times, Inc. Magazine and more. Torossian’s book, “For Immediate Release: Shape Minds, Build Brands, and Deliver Results With Game-Changing Public Relations,” is a PR best-seller. A NYC native, Torossian lives in Manhattan with his children. He is a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO), and active in numerous charities. Email Ronn at rtorossian@5wpr.com

ARTICLES BY: Ronn Torossian


June 29, 2018 9:56 am
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Israel

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez could become a new member of Congress from New York City. She's a Democratic newcomer -- who has also harshly criticized Israel. Ocasio-Cortez wrote in a...

June 21, 2018 7:10 am
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Why Does the New Israel Fund Oppose Home Demolitions?

This week, a petition by Hamoked -- a grantee of the New Israel Fund -- was denied by Israel’s High Court of Justice. The petition sought to “cancel a punitive demolition...

June 15, 2018 9:36 am
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Revisiting Israel’s ‘Peculiar Position’

Amidst the continued criticism of Israel for simply defending herself, I couldn’t help but think of an amazing op-ed by Eric Hoffer -- a famed...

May 31, 2018 12:18 pm
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New Israel Fund Grantee Wants US to Stop Supporting the IDF

On May 15, 2018, numerous organizations, including Adalah, a grantee of the New Israel Fund (NIF), submitted a letter to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo demanding that the...

May 29, 2018 10:12 am
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Supporting the Real-Life ‘Fauda’ Soldiers

I spent Memorial Day weekend binge-watching season two of Fauda, the amazing Israeli drama on Netflix about an elite counter-terrorism unit of the Israel Defense Forces....

May 17, 2018 8:03 am
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Amid Crisis, New Israel Fund Calls on UN to Investigate Israel

In the midst of vicious attacks along Israel’s border led by terrorists, the IDF has valiantly protected the State of Israel. Against this backdrop, US Ambassador to...

May 8, 2018 6:06 am
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The New Israel Fund and Its Grantees Are Harming Israel

Protests along the Gaza-Israel border started in late March and since then scores of Palestinian demonstrators have been killed by Israeli sniper fire. Hundreds of others have...

April 23, 2018 9:52 am
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Shame on Natalie Portman

Israeli-born actress Natalie Portman recently announced that she would not take part in the ceremony for the Genesis Prize, slated to be held in Israel in...

April 20, 2018 11:23 am
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Yeshivas Must Provide Basic Education for Jewish Students

There are many opinions about a new law in New York, whereby there is now reduced government oversight of basic education at yeshivas. A Satmar leader, Rabbi Aharon Teitelbaum, told Ami Magazine that government...

April 17, 2018 7:29 am
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Another Week, Another New Israel Fund Scandal

With another week comes another scandal surrounding the anti-Israel work of the New Israel Fund (NIF) and their grantees. The latest comes from B'Tselem -- an organization that has received...

April 9, 2018 1:12 pm
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Sinclair Media Might Have an Agenda, but It Supports Israel

Sinclair Broadcast Group is under fire for doing what every single other news organization does -- having news anchors read off a script. At all Sinclair affiliates, anchors were encouraged...

April 3, 2018 12:03 am
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Netanyahu Rightly Criticizes the New Israel Fund

On Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the New Israel Fund (NIF) -- an American non-profit organization -- a group that is “hostile to Israel.” As...

March 27, 2018 9:51 am
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Ze’ev Jabotinsky on Passover

In his 1911 article, "Four Sons," Ze’ev Jabotinsky -- the Zionist leader and prophet -- offered his take on the narrative traditionally read on Passover. A profound understanding of the...

March 16, 2018 9:37 am
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The New Israel Fund Should Support Israel — Not Its Enemies

On or around March 30, 2018 -- to commemorate what they call “Land Day”-- Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are preparing for “the great return march.” During...

Culture

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

As US Sanctions Near, Europe Fails to Protect Iran Deal

At a meeting in Washington after Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal in May, a senior US official told European diplomats that their efforts to save the...

Israel

Blaming Israel for Downing Plane, Russia to Sell S-300 Air Defense System t...

Russia will sell Syria the advanced S-300 air defense system following the downing of a Russian plane that the Kremlin...

Middle East

Iran Revolutionary Guards Threaten to Avenge Military Parade Attack

Iran's Revolutionary Guards vowed on Sunday to wreak "deadly and unforgettable" vengeance for a shooting attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including 12 of their comrades, and...

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