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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

Film to Explore Holocaust Survivors Who Gave Largest-Ever Donation to Israel

JNS.org - Stone Canyon Entertainment announced the start of production on a documentary...

Rapper Azealia Banks Gets Engaged to Jewish Artist With Ring Featuring Menorah

American rapper Azealia Banks is engaged to Jewish conceptual artist Ryder Ripps, who...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

World

Biden Administration Urged to Fight Anti-Israel Bias, Chinese Atrocities Ag...

The lead Republican on the US House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee urged President Joe Biden's administration to step up...

Israel

Head of Israel’s Labor Says Party Supports ‘Improved’ Ira...

The head of Israel’s opposition Labor party said Tuesday that it would support a revamped nuclear agreement with Iran, and...

Middle East

Iraq Militia Denies Role in Anti-US attacks, Welcomes Pressure on Saudi Ara...

An Iran-aligned Iraqi militia group on Tuesday denied any role in recent rocket attacks against US targets in Iraq, but said an attack against...

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