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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


July 28, 2017 4:53 pm
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Could the Mideast Use Some ‘Trumpification’?

Germany’s foreign minister, Sigmar Gabriel, recently spoke out against what he called the “Trumpification” of the Middle East. “The recent massive arms deals President Trump made...

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...

Culture

Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his...

Why Matthew Broderick Wanted to Star in a Buddy Film About Jewish Mourning

Matthew Broderick’s comedic talent on screen is unquestionable. But starring in a film...

Features

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...

World

Hebrew University Distances Itself From Lecturer Who Said Palestinian Kids ...

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem distanced itself from a professor who claimed that the Israeli military was using Palestinian children...

Israel

UK and Israel Sign Post-Brexit Free Trade Deal

The United Kingdom and Israel finalized a post-Brexit free trade agreement on Monday. British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox flew to Israel for the signing of the deal,...

Middle East

Netanyahu: Arab Countries Know Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Can’t Be ...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Monday in Jerusalem with a visiting Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish...

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