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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...

Features

Severe Storm Flattens Sukkahs From New Jersey to Boston

A fierce wind and rainstorm wreaked havoc on sukkahs from New Jersey to Boston, leaving a path of destruction that...

Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence

JNS.org - When Harold “Smoky” Simon grins at you, it’s hard to remember...

Sukkot: A Jewish Thanksgiving

JNS.org - Sukkot is akin to a Jewish Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving in America, no matter their religion or background, families...

World

‘The Canary in the Coalmine of Global Hatred’: UN Special Rappo...

The UN’s Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief presented his findings on the rise of antisemitism to the...

Israel

Israel’s Netanyahu Gives Up Effort to Form New Government

Benjamin Netanyahu gave up his effort to form a new government on Monday after failing to secure a majority coalition, creating an opportunity for centrist rival Benny Gantz to replace...

Middle East

Turkey Will Resume Syria Assault If US Promises Not Met: Erdogan

Hundreds of Kurdish forces remain near to Syria's northeast border despite a US-brokered truce demanding their withdrawal and Turkey could resume its offensive in the area when the ceasefire expires,...

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