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avatar Eli Verschleiser
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


May 30, 2017 1:34 pm
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‘Public Health Leaders’ Must Condemn Terror

As the world recoils from yet another terrorist atrocity -- offering platitudes of “standing with Manchester” while actually doing very little to fight terrorism -- the City University of New...

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,...

Culture

New Musical in New York Recalls Masada

In the 1500s, the Spaniards invaded Puerto Rico, enslaving and slaughtering the native Taíno people -- some of whom chose to escape...

Radiohead Rocks Tel Aviv With Longest Performance in 11 Years, Defying BDS

JNS.org - Some 50,000 Israelis flocked to Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park on Wednesday night...

Features

Canadian Islamist Groups Lose Charity Status Over Potential Militant Financing

Canadian authorities have stripped two former affiliates of the Islamic Society of North America's Canada...

A Tale of Two Palestinian Worlds

JNS.org - For slightly more than a decade, the two main areas slated for a future Palestinian state -- the disputed territories in...

Israel

Three Israelis Stabbed to Death by Palestinian Terrorist During Shabbat Din...

Three Israelis were stabbed to death and another was seriously wounded on Friday night by a knife-wielding Palestinian terrorist who...

Middle East

Erdogan Allies Attack Istanbul Synagogue, Warn of Further Violence Over Tem...

Activists from a Turkish fascist youth movement whose leader enjoys close relations with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attacked the...

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