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David Gerstman is a freelance journalist living in Baltimore. He was previously senior editor of The Tower magazine.

ARTICLES BY: David Gerstman


August 16, 2019 2:40 pm
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Pro-Israel Scholars Counter Move by Major US Academic Association to Boycott Israel

Pro-Israel professors are once again gearing up to prevent the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign from hijacking an upcoming academic association conference. The Academic Engagement...

August 15, 2019 9:57 am
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Human Rights Experts Hail Challenge to Palestinian Authority Antisemitism at UN Committee Session

Human rights experts on Thursday praised a United Nations' committee for its pointed questioning of the Palestinian Authority over its antisemitic incitement. The UN's Committee to...

August 14, 2019 5:26 pm
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California Praised for Scrapping Controversial Ethnic Studies Curriculum Amid Antisemitism Fears

A Jewish advocacy group praised the State of California on Wednesday for scrapping a controversial new ethnic studies curriculum that had caused concern among Jewish...

August 12, 2019 4:52 pm
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Major US Academic Association Votes Down Resolution to Boycott Israel

A controversial resolution promoting an academic boycott of Israel was narrowly voted down at a prestigious social science academic association over the weekend, The Algemeiner...

August 12, 2019 1:48 pm
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Three Men Attacked On Their Way to Synagogue, As Renewed Spate of Assaults Targets Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn

The Hate Crimes Unit of the New York City Police Department confirmed on Monday that it was investigating three assaults on orthodox Jewish men that...

August 9, 2019 11:40 am
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British Jews Dismayed by Opposition to Holocaust Memorial Near Parliament

The Board of Deputies, an organization representing the United Kingdom's Jewish communal leaders, issued a statement on Thursday condemning the expected rejection by the local council...

July 22, 2019 4:38 pm
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Opposition Grows to Pro-BDS Resolution Set to Be Voted on by Major Academic Association

Academics are circulating a letter expressing opposition to a resolution supporting the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign at a major academic association's annual...

June 21, 2019 4:52 pm
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New York Cardinal: Israel-Vatican Ties Have ‘Made the World a Better Place’

New York's Cardinal Timothy Dolan said this week that ties between Israel and the Vatican have "quite literally made the world a better place," the...

June 21, 2019 4:16 pm
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Holocaust Survivor Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident in Los Angeles

A 91-year-old Holocaust survivor was killed in a hit-and-run accident in the Valley Village section of Los Angeles, KNBC reported Friday. A video capturing the incident shows a...

June 21, 2019 2:08 pm
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Policy Experts Split in Analysis of Trump’s Iran Strike Stand-Down

Top policy experts debated on Friday US President Donald Trump's decision the previous night to halt an attack against Iranian targets following the downing of...

June 20, 2019 3:24 pm
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Think Tank: Iran-Backed Militias Challenging Iraqi PM’s Credibility

An expert on Iraqi security issues wrote on Wednesday that the latest rocket attacks by Iranian-backed militias are challenging the credibility of Iraq's prime minister. A rocket fired...

June 19, 2019 2:26 pm
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US Must Prevent Establishment of Iranian ‘Land Bridge’ to Mediterranean, New Think Tank Paper Urges

Iran is seeking to build a "land bridge" to extend the reach of its influence all the way to the Mediterranean Sea, and "disrupting" this...

June 18, 2019 4:36 pm
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For First Time, Israeli F-35s Take Part in Drill Simulating Multi-Front War

For the first time, Israel's advance F-35 fighter aircraft -- called the "Adir" -- participated in a combat simulation, Ynet reported on Tuesday. The exercise is...

June 18, 2019 11:54 am
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Israeli Experts to Assist Northern Indian State of Punjab Develop Water Management Plan

Israeli experts are beginning to assist the northern Indian state of Punjab to develop its water resources, The Tribune reported this past weekend. The land-locked region is facing declining water tables. Punjab's...

Culture

Mourning a Jewish Man of Laughter

He was a prankster who loved to wear purple. He was a devoted father of two young girls. His phone...

Food Scholar Adam Richman Shares Emotional Moment at the Western Wall

Jewish TV personality and food expert Adam Richman visited the Western Wall in...

Features

New ‘Brave’ Approach to Combating Antisemitism on College Campuses

JNS.org - A new project called “Brave” is bringing together veterans of the...

In an Era of BDS, Kids Connect to Israel at Summer Camp

JNS.org - Aviva Weinstein fell in love with Israel thousands of miles from the Jewish homeland -- at Camp Ramah...

An Incredible Auschwitz Exhibit and Experience Comes to New York

  JNS.org - A new exhibit at New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is filled...

World

Democrats Weigh Action Against Israeli, US Ambassadors Over Tlaib, Omar Ent...

  JNS.org - A group of Democratic members of the House of Representatives is considering opening an investigation into the conduct...

Israel

Facebook Post Spurs Calls to Murder Israeli Police Officer

  JNS.org - After a photograph of the Israeli police officer who killed one of the terrorists responsible for last week’s stabbing attack at the entrance to the Temple Mount was...

Middle East

Car Bomb Hits Security Force in Northeastern Syria, at Least One Killed

A car bomb killed one member of a security force and wounded two others in the Kurdish-controlled city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria on Sunday, the security force said. Islamic State...

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