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Eli Verschleiser is an American businessman. He is a financier, real estate developer, and investor in commercial real estate projects located primarily throughout the east coast of the United States. Additionally, he is the Treasurer for the American Jewish Congress, Co-Founder & President for Our Place, a non-profit organization that provides support, shelter, and counseling for troubled Jewish youth.

ARTICLES BY: Eli Verschleiser


March 29, 2017 6:38 am
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Repeal and Replace Paul Ryan

“Doing big things is hard,” Paul Ryan said in a press conference after the defeat of the House bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. Really? Then...

September 2, 2016 3:28 am
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The Crown Heights Riots, 25 Years Later

There is no shortage of reminders these days about how easily peace can turn into violence. Protests turn into disturbances very easily -- all too often resulting in...

November 27, 2015 5:10 am
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Starbucks, Christmas and Religion in America

Like a jolt of caffeine from a five-dollar macchiato, the controversy surrounding Starbucks’ modification of its holiday season cups was sudden and intense. Maybe the company...

November 20, 2015 6:12 am
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Accommodating Transgender Students Should Have Limits — in the Washroom

A society should be judged by how well we treat the vulnerable and minorities in our midst. But society must also be judged by how we...

September 9, 2015 7:16 am
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Should Israel and Its Arab Neighbors Form an Alliance Against Iran?

Could a nuclear deal with Iran accomplish more than what decades of diplomacy in the Middle East could not, and create new alliances between Israel...

May 14, 2015 4:41 pm
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Let’s Use Nazi War Criminals to Combat Holocaust Denial

The trial of 93-year-old ex-SS officer Oskar Groening currently underway in Germany is receiving a lot of attention in the international media. A trial that may...

April 23, 2015 11:35 am
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How Parents Can Respond to Cases of Missing Children

Regardless of whether a jury convicts Pedro Hernandez in the May 1979 killing of Etan Patz, the mystery of this case, which has stirred New...

March 26, 2015 4:42 pm
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Don’t Blame Brooklyn Fire Deaths on Shabbat or Orthodox Judaism

According to the 2012 New York Jewish Population study, 32 percent of the New York area's 1.54 million Jews - or some 492,800 people -...

February 24, 2015 1:27 am
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Why Jews Shouldn’t Necessarily Flee to Israel

For a people who wandered the globe for centuries in exile, the question of what constitutes a safe haven or just a temporary reprieve from...

December 9, 2014 11:58 am
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The Familiar Face of Terror, and Resolve

Living in the Har Nof section of Jerusalem more than 20 years ago, I knew what terror was like. In those days, it was the Scud...

November 5, 2014 1:32 am
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Isolate and Contain: An Effective Strategy for Ebola and Terror

Which virus is a bigger threat to Americans -Ebola or Islamic fanaticism? Judging from recent news, both appear to be equally malicious. Almost simultaneously, officials in...

September 22, 2014 7:03 am
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Tough Talk on ISIS is Not Enough

In late 1998, national security officials under President Bill Clinton mulled a strike deep into Afgahnistan that may have taken out Osama bin Laden. In...

August 21, 2014 2:05 am
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The Morality of Disproportionality

On July 11, the Rabbi Meir Baal HaNess synagogue in Tel Aviv was damaged when remnants of a Hamas-fired rocket landed on it, after it was, thankfully,...

March 14, 2014 12:19 pm
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Black-and-White Boycotts Defy a Technicolor Middle East

The world is never black and white, and it is this binary, zero-sum thinking that perpetuates the Israeli-Palestinian impasse in the Middle East. It's been weeks...

Features

New York Times Amends Palestinian Terrorist Barghouti’s Op-Ed Amid Outcry

JNS.org - A day after convicted Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti wrote a New York...

World

Trumps Pledges to Release Tax Reform Package Next Week

President Donald Trump says businesses and individuals will receive a "massive tax cut" under a tax reform package he plans to unveil next week. In an interview with the Associated Press,...

Israel

Israeli PM Netanyahu at Jerusalem Meeting With Visiting US Defense Secretar...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that President Donald Trump’s recent actions in the Middle East are “a welcome change.” Netanyahu...

Middle East

Israeli Army Strikes Syria After Three Mortars Hit Golan Heights

The IDF announced on Friday evening that it had attacked the sources of three mortars fired into the northern Golan Heights earlier that day. Friday afternoon, a mortar shell exploded in...

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