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David Werdiger is a writer, community activist, technology entrepreneur, and public speaker. He's involved in several not-for-profits, and has an interest in Jewish community, philanthropy, education, and continuity. You can connect with David on his personal blog site, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, or Google+.

ARTICLES BY: David Werdiger


February 2, 2016 7:20 am
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Tribalism and the Wisdom of Sykes-Picot, in Hindsight

The division of the former Ottoman Empire by the British and French following World War I appeared corrupt and driven by self-interest, and contributed to the ongoing...

October 1, 2014 7:23 am
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Where is the Muslim Outrage at IS?

Imagine this scenario: a new militant Jewish group, The New Sadducee State (NSS), rejects the Torah's Oral Tradition, and wants to return the entire world to the literal...

July 4, 2014 8:14 am
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What Judaism Says About the Dangers of Facebook

I recently attended a panel session at Limmud Oz in Australia entitled "Is Facebook good for the Jews?" The panel - all experienced media professionals...

January 28, 2014 1:50 am
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Jews of Europe: Don’t Make Waves

There is an old joke about a Jew who died and was condemned to hell, but in an act of mercy was given a choice...

Features

Severe Storm Flattens Sukkahs From New Jersey to Boston

A fierce wind and rainstorm wreaked havoc on sukkahs from New Jersey to Boston, leaving a path of destruction that...

Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence

JNS.org - When Harold “Smoky” Simon grins at you, it’s hard to remember...

Sukkot: A Jewish Thanksgiving

JNS.org - Sukkot is akin to a Jewish Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving in America, no matter their religion or background, families...

World

‘The Canary in the Coalmine of Global Hatred’: UN Special Rappo...

The UN’s Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief presented his findings on the rise of antisemitism to the...

Israel

Following Netanyahu’s Failure to Form a Government, What Comes Next?

For the first time in a decade, someone other than Benjamin Netanyahu will be asked to form a government in Israel. The 70-year-old prime minister has called two elections this year,...

Middle East

For Syrian Kurds, a Leader’s Killing Deepens Sense of US Betrayal

Kurdish politician Hevrin Khalaf spent the final months of her life building a political party that she hoped would help shape Syria's future, drawing the attention of US officials who...

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