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Dovid Efune is the editor-in-chief and CEO of The Algemeiner.

ARTICLES BY: Dovid Efune


December 16, 2018 8:25 pm
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Police Detain Suspect After Man Wearing Keffiyeh Photographed Waving Machete Outside Los Angeles Synagogue

A suspect was arrested by North Hollywood police on Saturday after a man in a keffiyeh was photographed waving a machete in front of a...

November 9, 2018 2:13 pm
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‘We’ll Go on Forever’ — A Witness to Kristallnacht 80 Years Ago, My Grandmother Looks Back

I have long known that my grandmother witnessed Kristallnacht. But it is only this year -- as we mark the 80th anniversary of the vicious...

October 31, 2018 10:00 am
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Special Editorial: #WeAreAllJews

The following is a joint editorial drafted by Jane Eisner, Editor-in-Chief of The Forward, and Dovid Efune, Editor-in-Chief and CEO of The Algemeiner, and signed...

October 30, 2018 3:52 pm
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Is America Any Different When It Comes to Antisemitism?

On November 9th, communities around the world will mark the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the infamous antisemitic pogrom that symbolized the acceleration of Hitler’s murderous campaign...

October 26, 2018 2:31 pm
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Helicopter Tour of Israel’s Borders Root of Bond Between Haley and IDF Chief of Staff Nominee

In an unusual move on Friday morning, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley tweeted her congratulations to an IDF general on his selection by...

August 5, 2018 12:14 pm
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Son of Elie Wiesel Responds to Antisemitic Graffiti on Father’s House: ‘Holocaust Memory and Jews Are Under Attack’

The only child of the late Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel has responded to the antisemitic desecration of his father's childhood home in northwestern...

July 20, 2018 3:38 pm
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Ahead of Religious Freedom Summit, Secretary of State Pompeo Cautions Against Legislative Efforts to Curtail Circumcision, Ritual Slaughter

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cautioned on Thursday against efforts in various European countries to curtail religious practices sacred to Jewish and Muslim communities,...

December 5, 2017 9:26 pm
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Why It’s Precisely the Right Time for Trump to Recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel

Ahead of his expected recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday, US President Donald Trump has faced a virtual torrent of criticism. He should pay...

December 4, 2017 6:07 pm
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Top Israeli Minister Says Timing Is Favorable for US Recognition of Jerusalem as Jewish State’s Capital

Israeli Minister of Intelligence Yisrael Katz has dismissed concerns that US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state might undercut the expected peace...

November 21, 2017 10:49 pm
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Defending Antisemites, Rutgers President Takes Aim at The Algemeiner

After weeks of dogged Algemeiner coverage of antisemitism at Rutgers University, we expected that the school’s president, Robert Barchi, would respond. But when he finally...

November 7, 2017 6:13 pm
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Leonard Cohen Was a Zionist – I Know Because He Told Me So

A year has now passed since the death of the great poet and singer Leonard Cohen. He’s been remembered no doubt for his music, but...

May 8, 2017 2:07 pm
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Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked Has No Sympathy for Hunger-Striking Palestinian Terror Convicts: ‘It’s Their Own Problem’

The hundreds of Palestinian convicts held in Israeli jails who launched a hunger strike three weeks ago should expect no sympathy from the Jewish state's...

May 3, 2017 3:51 pm
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Trump’s Most Important ‘First 100 Days’ Achievement: Turning the Tables on Iran

With all the debate over President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office, there’s one achievement that has been mostly overlooked: the United States appears to...

April 13, 2017 5:26 pm
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Remembering Zvi Weinstock, an Anonymous Soldier Full of Promise

Today, April 13th, marks the 69th anniversary of the infamous Hadassah convoy massacre. The incident, among the most tragic of Israel's War of Independence era, was...

Features

Meet the Two Most Optimistic People in the Entire Middle East

“You are sitting here, probably, with the two most optimistic people probably in the entire Middle East,” says Sami Saadi,...

Places to Visit in Israel If You Really Want to Learn Its History

Are you or a family member traveling to Israel in 2019? Are you looking for something more than the average...

In New Initiative, Yad Vashem Tackles 21st Century Antisemitism

JNS.org - It is American teachers like Lori Fulton who, with their commitment to Holocaust education, are poised to be...

World

Trump Missile Defense Review Calls North Korea ‘Extraordinary Threat&...

President Donald Trump unveiled a revamped US missile defense strategy on Thursday that called North Korea an ongoing and "extraordinary threat," seven months...

Israel

Israeli Navy Rescues French Sailor Stranded in Mediterranean Sea

A French sailor stranded in the Mediterranean Sea was saved on Thursday night by the Israeli Navy, the IDF said. In a tweet on Friday, the Israeli military noted the sailor -- whose...

Middle East

Lebanon’s Foreign Minister Calls for Syria’s Return to Arab Lea...

Lebanon's Caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil called on Friday for reinstating Syria into the Arab League. "Syria should return to us ... Syria...

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