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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


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

American Actress Marilyn Monroe’s Personal Jewish Prayer Book Up for Auction

JNS.org - A Jewish prayer book that belonged to American actress Marilyn Monroe has...

‘Observance’: A Touching, Relevant Play About Modern Judaism

Tracey Goldblum wants her daughter to stop smoking marijuana, practice safe sex, and avoid punching men in the face. Her...

Features

The Man Who Chose Israel

I am the CEO of the Israel Scholarship Education Foundation. This organization, founded in 1977, helps young people in Israel’s...

Report: Hezbollah Hacked Into Mobile Devices Worldwide

Hezbollah hackers used "catfishing" techniques on social media to infiltrate mobile devices worldwide, according to a release from the Czech...

UCI Preparing to Refer Anti-Israel Disrupters to Prosecution

Campus police at University of California, Irvine will in the near future refer anti-Israel disruptors of a May 3, 2018...

World

Two Academic Groups Urge University of Michigan to Reconsider Sanctions Aga...

Two leading academic groups called on the University of Michigan to withhold from sanctioning instructors who refused to write letters of...

Israel

Netanyahu Hails Former PM Rabin as ‘Patriot of the First Rank’ ...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed his predecessor Yitzhak Rabin as a "Zionist patriot of the first rank" in a special...

Middle East

Iran Names New Economy Minister in Reshuffle as US Sanctions Bite

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appointed academic Farhad Dejpasand as the new economy and finance minister in a cabinet reshuffle on Sunday, state television reported, as the country faces mounting US...

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