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Becca Wertman is a PhD student studying political science at Columbia University. She is from Vancouver, Canada and earned her BA in International Relations with minors in French and Economics from the University of Southern California.

ARTICLES BY: Becca Wertman


April 11, 2019 6:22 am
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The Well-Financed War on Birthright Israel

JNS.org - The war on Birthright continues. IfNotNow protested outside of Birthright’s New York City headquarters on April 5, demanding that Birthright make institutional changes to its programming. These events follow weeks of...

March 26, 2017 7:26 am
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Once Again, NGOs Are at the Center of a UN Blunder

  The close alliance between United Nations frameworks that demonize Israel and politicized non-governmental organizations (NGOs) keeps coming to the surface. The latest case materialized on...

August 9, 2016 12:27 pm
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$39 to Fund a Terrorist in Need

Non-governmental organizations are supposed to be moral actors that fill a void, ostensibly operating where the government’s arms cannot reach, to help people in need of food,...

Culture

Chinese Dreidels With Mandarin Lettering Designed for Kaifeng Jewish Community

Hundreds of dreidels with lettering in Mandarin Chinese were designed and produced for...

Eilat Miss Universe Contest to Go Forward Despite Omicron, Minister Says

Israel will host the Miss Universe beauty pageant in the Red Sea resort...

World

Ukraine Cops Investigating Two Separate Incidents of Hanukkah Menorah Vanda...

Police in Ukraine on Monday were investigating two separate incidents of vandals damaging menorahs erected in public spaces to celebrate...

Israel

Israel’s Bank Hapoalim to Invest $10 Million in Digital Wallet Neema

CTech – Israel’s Bank Hapoalim is in advanced stages to strategically invest in the Israeli fintech startup Neema. Hapoalim is expected to invest $10 million in the company at a...

Middle East

UAE Rabbi Kicks Off First Night of Hanukkah at Israeli Pavilion in Dubai

JNS.org - United Arab Emirates Rabbi Levi Duchman lit the first candle of the Hanukkah menorah on Sunday evening at the Israeli pavilion at EXPO 2020 in Dubai. Duchman performed the...

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