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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.

ARTICLES BY: David Meyers

December 27, 2021 1:40 pm

Exploring the Lost World of Tommy Tune’s Broadway

Jerome Robbins, Bob Fosse, Michael Bennett, and Gower Champion, are among the greatest directors/choreographers in Broadway history. The first three, in particular, helped shape the...

December 3, 2021 10:17 am

Searching for Connection — and Jewish-Arab Peace — Onstage

Live theatre is back. And in Los Angeles, you can now see the national tour of "The Band's Visit," playing at the Dolby Theatre. Based on...

August 17, 2021 12:17 pm

Meet the World’s Greatest Living Jewish Mystery Writer

Anthony Horowitz is one of the world's greatest mystery writers, and arguably, the greatest living Jewish author of mysteries. His original works are worldwide best sellers,...

July 15, 2021 12:38 pm

Leaving Afghanistan Is a Tragic and Historic Mistake

Despite their differences, Joe Biden and Donald Trump have found one thing they agree on -- abandoning Afghanistan, and sacrificing 20 years of hard-fought gains,...

June 1, 2021 12:44 pm

Remembering a Great Scholar and Defender of Jews: Harold Brackman

I was shocked to open my inbox on Sunday, and receive a message that Harold Brackman had passed away. Harold was a brilliant, prolific, and...

May 6, 2021 2:52 pm

A Jewish Artist Finds Hope Amid COVID and a Life in Entertainment

To say that Yuval David is prolific would be an understatement. The Jewish actor, host, filmmaker, and activist, seems to have an endless amount of...

April 29, 2021 12:18 pm

Exploring America’s Greatest (and Jewish) Living Writer

"The Stephen Sondheim Encyclopedia" by Rick Pender (Rowman & Littlefield), 2021 A recent op-ed in The Wall Street Journal argued that Stephen Sondheim is America's greatest...

March 25, 2021 3:58 pm

The Difference Between a Merely ‘Religious’ Jew and a Principled One

Hearts & Minds: An Original Look at Each Parsha in the Torah by Pini Dunner; Otzrot Books, 2021. Many Jews believe that being religious is the...

November 16, 2020 6:55 am

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

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

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

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

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

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...


Israel Film Archive Makes Thousands of Titles Accessible Through New Website

The Jerusalem Cinematheque's Israel Film Archive has made its collection of original Israeli...

Food Fight? Kosher Restaurant in New Jersey Targeted With Bad Reviews by Anti-Israel Activists - Online restaurant reviews are the latest battleground for anti-Israel...


‘No One Will Erase Our Past’: UN Adopts Israeli Resolution to F...

The Unites Nations on Thursday passed an Israeli resolution that defines Holocaust denial or its distortion, and urges member states...


Israel to Scrap Quarantine for Children Exposed to COVID Carriers

Israel will ditch mandatory quarantine for children exposed to COVID-19 carriers, the government said on Thursday, citing a need to relieve parents and schools as case numbers spiral due to...

Middle East

Hamas, Fatah Delegations in Algeria to Discuss ‘Palestinian National Unit... - A senior Hamas delegation arrived in Algeria as part of the country’s attempts to foster Palestinian unity, Turkish...

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