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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


September 13, 2019 3:04 pm
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Controversial YouTube Star, PewDiePie, Rescinds $50,000 Pledge to ADL

Controversial video star, PewDiePie, has reversed himself and is withdrawing a pledge made earlier this week to donate $50,000 to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), and...

September 13, 2019 1:24 pm
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Suspect Arrested in Recent Brutal Antisemitic Attack in Crown Heights

A suspect has been arrested for a brutal assault of a 63-year-old Jewish man in August, ABC 11 reported Thursday. Oniel Gilbourne,26, was charged with...

August 19, 2019 5:15 pm
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UNC Charlotte Team Discovers Evidence of the Babylonian Conquest of Jerusalem

The director of the archaeological team excavating Mount Zion in Jerusalem told The Algemeiner on Monday that their sensational discovery of evidence of the Babylonian...

August 19, 2019 3:55 pm
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Capture of White Nationalist in Ohio Was ‘Situation Where Everything Went Right,’ Local Leader Says

The cooperation between the Jewish community and local law enforcement agencies leading to the arrest of a white supremacist who appeared to threaten the Youngstown...

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...

Culture

New Miniseries About Murdered Israeli PM Yitzhak Rabin Directed by Former Neighbor

Yitzhak Rabin will be the subject of a new miniseries directed by a...

Actor Ryan Reynolds Willing to Learn Hebrew After Birthday Message From Gal Gadot

Canadian-American actor Ryan Reynolds said he's open to learning Hebrew after his "Red...

Features

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...

Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors

JNS.org - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of...

World

NYU Chapter of AAUP Professors Group Slams Zoom for Denying Platform to Pal...

The New York University (NYU) chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) has released a statement in support...

Middle East

Israeli, UAE Soccer Leagues Ink Cooperation Agreement

The soccer leagues of Israel and the United Arab Emirates signed a memorandum of understanding on Monday to bolster cooperation, the state-run Emirati news agency WAM reported. Erez Kalfon -- chairman...

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