Saturday, March 24th | 8 Nisan 5778


Be in the know!

Get our exclusive daily news briefing.


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

ARTICLES BY: Dovid Efune

December 5, 2017 9:26 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

January 25, 2017 5:19 pm

Giuliani: Trump Views Israel as Key Partner in Cyber Security Efforts; Wants to Learn From Jewish State’s Expertise

President Donald Trump has instructed his new top cyber-security adviser Rudolph (Rudy) Giuliani to lead a fact-finding mission to Israel, the former mayor of New York...

November 9, 2016 11:01 am

What Trump’s Presidency Will Spell for Israel and Jewish Concerns

It’s being hailed as the greatest upset in modern political history. But, in truth, the election of billionaire businessman Donald Trump should have come as...

April 10, 2016 5:45 pm

For Third Time in Week, Sanders Inflates Gaza Civilian Death Toll; Accuses Israel of Using ‘Disproportionate’ Force (VIDEO)

For the third time in under a week, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has exaggerated the number of civilians killed in Israel's 50-day conflict with...

December 20, 2015 4:04 pm

In United Nations Address, French Philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy Calls for ‘Muslim Nostra Aetate’

Famed French philosopher and humanitarian Bernard-Henri Lévy last week called on the Muslim world to formulate its own version of the famed Nostra Aetate declaration by Pope Paul...

November 14, 2015 10:29 pm

Paris Synagogues Shuttered, Security Boosted Amid Fear of Follow-Up Attacks on Jewish Sites

Members of France's Jewish community expressed fear that Jewish sites may be next on the hit list of Islamist terrorists, some of whom may still...

November 11, 2015 11:27 am

Former Secretary of State Shultz Rips Current US Policy, Says Iranian Threats to Destroy Israel Should Be Taken Seriously

Amid implicit scathing criticism of current US foreign policy, former US Secretary of State George P. Shultz on Monday said that Iranian threats against Israel...

October 15, 2015 11:22 am

Israel’s New United Nations Envoy Danny Danon Pledges Policy of ‘Zero Tolerance for Bias and Lies’ (INTERVIEW)

Israel's new ambassador to the United Nations vowed to introduce a policy of "zero tolerance for the bias and lies" faced by the Jewish state...


TV Host Mario Lopez Visits Western Wall in Jerusalem During Israel Visit

Television host and actor Mario Lopez toured Israel this week and stopped by...

George Clooney to Narrate New Shimon Peres Documentary

Actor George Clooney will narrate a new documentary about late Israeli statesman Shimon Peres, Variety reported on Tuesday. “Never Stop Dreaming:...

Activist Showcases 70 Israeli Destinations in Project for Israel’s Independence Day

A Florida-based pro-Israel activist has launched a project showcasing 70 locations...


What Israel’s Gun Policies Can Teach Americans - As American society has become more polarized in recent years, the debate over gun control has reflected this reality,...

Infighting, Diplomatic Struggles Leave Palestinians in Crisis - Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas is not having much success lately. Tensions within his own Fatah movement and with Hamas in...


Tel Aviv University to Research ‘Digital Living’ With Stanford ...

Tel Aviv University (TAU) announced the launch of a collaborative initiative with the University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University...


Tel Aviv Court Judge Accused of Colluding in Bezeq Case Is Officially Suspe... - Tel Aviv Magistrate Court Judge Ronit Poznansky-Katz has been suspended by Supreme Court President Esther Hayut on Thursday, pending...

Middle East

Palestinians Demand That US Ambassador to Israel Be Put on International Te... - The Palestinian Authority demanded on Thursday that US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman be added to a “global terror list,”...