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David Meyers served in the White House from 2006 to 2009, and later worked in the United States Senate. He is a regular contributor to The Daily Caller and other publications where he writes on foreign and domestic policy. David has appeared on NPR and other national media programs, and lectures on current events at various institutions in New York. DavidRossMeyers.com

ARTICLES BY: David Meyers


November 16, 2020 6:55 am
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Jewish Composer Maury Yeston Discusses His Music and Musicals

Close your eyes when you listen to a Maury Yeston song, and you'll often be transported -- to Italy (Nine), Paris (Phantom), or the docks...

October 28, 2020 5:14 am
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A Musical Theatre Genius — in His Own Voice

Review of Maury Sings Yeston (PS Classics, 2020). Maury Yeston's Nine is one of the greatest musical theatre scores ever written. His other work includes the...

August 4, 2020 4:10 am
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Two New Books Examine the Heyday of the Broadway Theater

Dancing Man: A Broadway Choreographer's Journey by Bob Avian (University Press of Mississippi, 2020). The Understudy by Ellen Tovatt Leary (Hansen Publishing, 2020). Bob Avian is not...

July 22, 2020 4:22 am
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The Lasting and Malicious Legacy of Roy Cohn

Roy Cohn was many things: a liar, lawyer, manipulator, provocateur, and criminal. But was he also a victim? In her new film, Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story...

March 24, 2020 10:21 pm
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A Message to President Trump: Nothing Is More Important Than Preserving Life, Certainly Not the Economy

The primary value in Judaism and every religion is preserving life -- not the stock market, the economy, or a president's re-election bid. Preserving life. But...

July 15, 2019 3:34 pm
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In This Los Angeles and New York Play, the Laughter Never Stops

If you want to laugh, I have the answer for you: see The Play That Goes Wrong, now running at Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre through...

June 28, 2019 6:34 am
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‘Indecent’ Explores Theatrical — and Jewish — History

Paula Vogel's play Indecent, which premiered on Broadway in 2017, is now playing in Los Angeles at the Ahmanson Theatre through July 7. It is,...

November 15, 2016 7:45 am
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Donald Trump Isn’t Entitled to Support; He Must Earn It

Now that Donald Trump has been elected president, many argue that he is entitled to the full support of the American people. I respectfully disagree. Throughout...

October 16, 2016 6:20 am
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Donald Trump’s Attacks on the Media Encourage and Support Antisemitism

It has become Donald Trump's most famous refrain: the "media" is rigging the election. This, of course, is the same media that is responsible for the...

September 29, 2016 10:35 am
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The GOP Cave-In on Trump

Last week, Ted Cruz endorsed the man who claimed his father helped kill John F. Kennedy. And with that, the GOP cave-in is now complete....

September 7, 2016 6:36 am
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‘Bad Jews’ Makes Audiences Laugh and Think in Teaneck, New Jersey

In 2013, the play Bad Jews premiered off-Broadway. It dealt with assimilation, intermarriage and every major issue facing the Jewish community today. It was also...

July 22, 2016 3:59 am
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A Theatrical Look at Diplomacy and the Oslo Accords (REVIEW)

Is diplomacy worthwhile, even if the end result isn't what we hoped for? That is the question, among many others, posed by the new play Oslo, by J.T....

May 1, 2015 2:09 pm
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100 Israeli, Palestinian, and Jordanian Students Meet in ‘War for the Environment’

Israeli, Palestinian, and Jordanian alumni of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies have convened for a three day seminar in the north of Israel, starting Thursday. Around...

April 15, 2015 5:05 pm
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Why an Algemeiner Editor Wrote a Play About a Mass Shooter

For the past two years, I have served as Opinion Editor at The Algemeiner. I'm perhaps most proud of the paper's commitment to publishing diverse...

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...

Israel

Report: India Believes Iranian Quds Force Behind Bomb at Israeli Embassy in...

India’s counterterrorism agencies have concluded that a bomb which exploded outside the Israeli embassy in Delhi last month was the...

Middle East

Lebanon’s Deadlock Fuels Seventh Day of Street Protests

Lebanon's president asked security forces to prevent roadblocks after protesters shut main roads across the country for a seventh straight day on Monday in anger at more than a year...

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