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Shiryn Ghermezian is a staff writer for The Algemeiner and a native New Yorker. She has a BA in English from the City University of New York's Queens College. Follow Shiryn on Twitter @ShirynGhermez.

ARTICLES BY: Shiryn Ghermezian

May 25, 2023 4:33 pm

Margot Robbie Admits Gal Gadot Was First Choice for ‘Barbie’ Role Because of Her ‘Barbie Energy’

Margot Robbie, who produces and stars in in the upcoming Greta Gerwig-directed movie Barbie, revealed in a recent interview that Wonder Woman 1984 star and...

May 25, 2023 11:22 am

Herzog Condemns Violence During Beitar Jerusalem Trophy Ceremony; Team Owner Apologizes for ‘Embarrassing’ Behavior by Fans

Israel's President Isaac Herzog presented the Beitar Jerusalem soccer team the State Cup at his official residence on Wednesday and criticized the violent chaos that...

May 25, 2023 11:16 am

Unique Interactive Kosher Food Festival Kosherpalooza Set to Attract Thousands in NJ

More than 100 vendors will participate in an interactive, all-day kosher food festival scheduled for June 28 at the Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus, New...

May 24, 2023 2:21 pm

‘One of the Most Shameful Events in Israeli Soccer’: Fans Storm Field After Beitar Jerusalem Wins State Cup

Israel's President Isaac Herzog said he will present the Beitar Jerusalem soccer team the State Cup trophy at his official residence on Wednesday after fans...

May 24, 2023 10:15 am

Israel’s National Rugby Team Partners With French Club

Israel's national rugby team Tel Aviv Heat announced on Wednesday a new partnership with the French rugby club Stade Français Paris where both teams will...

May 23, 2023 12:24 pm

Heirs of Jewish Gallery Owner Who Fled Nazi-Occupied Austria Claim Sotheby’s Was Misleading About Sold Painting’s Provenance

Three heirs of a Jewish man who fled Austria to escape Nazi persecution during World War II are claiming in court papers filed on Friday...

May 23, 2023 8:55 am

CNN’s Christine Amanpour Apologizes on Air to Jewish Family for ‘Shootout’ Comment

CNN news anchor Christiane Amanpour apologized Monday on her show for calling the murders of a British-Israeli mother and her daughters a “shootout" with terrorists...

May 22, 2023 2:28 pm

Israeli Soccer Team Loses Its First Ever Game in FIFA U-20 World Cup in Argentina

Israel's first-ever match in the 2023 FIFA Under-20 World Cup ended on Sunday in Argentina with it losing 1-2 to Columbia, who scored a late...

May 22, 2023 11:59 am

Italian Company Acquires Rights for Israeli-Directed Drama ‘The Vanishing Soldier’ About IDF Soldier, Gaza Conflict

Intramovies, an international film distributor based in Italy, has acquired global rights outside of Israel and France for the Hebrew-language drama The Vanishing Soldier by...

May 22, 2023 11:11 am

Fencers From Iraq, Kuwait Withdraw From International Competition to Avoid Facing Israeli Opponents

Athletes from the national fencing teams of Kuwait and Iraq pulled out of the 2023 International Fencing Federation (FIE) Men's Epee World Cup that concluded...

May 19, 2023 12:07 pm

Steve McQueen’s 4-Hour Documentary on Nazi-Occupied Amsterdam Screens at Cannes Film Festival

Steve McQueen’s Occupied City, an almost four-and-a-half hour documentary about the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam during World War II and the persecution of the city's...

May 19, 2023 12:04 pm

Israeli Singer Ishay Ribo to Headline His First Concert at Madison Square Garden

Israeli Orthodox singer Ishay Ribo announced this week that he will headline his first concert in New York City’s Madison Square Garden in September. Ribo, 34,...

May 19, 2023 10:57 am

‘Israel is My Heart and My Home’: Gal Gadot Receives Award at LA Event Celebrating Israel’s 75th Independence Day

Israeli actress Gal Gadot and other Israeli-Americans were honored at Los Angeles' official celebration of Israel's 75th Independence Day on Wednesday night hosted by the...

May 18, 2023 5:13 pm

Actress Debra Messing Talks About Facing Antisemitism, Hiding Her Jewish Identity Until Learning to Be a ‘Loud and Proud’ Jew

Jewish actress Debra Messing spoke openly about her Jewish heritage and the antisemitism she and her family faced living in Rhode Island during a recent...


Iran Says Ukraine President Drone Criticism a Bid to Secure More Western Ar...

Tehran on Saturday accused Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky of anti-Iranian propaganda in his call for Iran to halt the supply...


Anti-Overhaul Protests Held Across Israel for 21st Week

i24 News - Israelis opposed to the planned judicial overhaul by the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took to the streets for the twenty first week on Saturday. Protesters marched...

Middle East

At Least Three Killed in Clash on Iran-Afghan Border

Two Iranian border guards and one Taliban fighter were killed after shooting broke out near a border post between Iran and Afghanistan, a Taliban spokesman and Iran's state media said...


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