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Eric Starkman is a Los Angeles-based writer. For 25 years, he owned and managed a New York PR and crisis communications firm. Earlier, he was a journalist with major publications in the US and Canada.

ARTICLES BY: Eric Starkman


February 17, 2019 9:26 am
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Why Crown Heights Hate Crimes Aren’t Newsworthy

Noting the recent spate of hate crimes against Jews in his community, Rabbi Yaacov Behrman, who heads the Crown Heights-based “Jewish Future Alliance,” innocently asked, “Where...

Culture

Israel’s Other Founding Fathers and a Vanquished World

Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel by Matti Friedman (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019). “Time...

Supermodel Karlie Kloss Confirms She Converted to Judaism Before Marrying Joshua Kushner

Supermodel Karlie Kloss confirmed for the first time publicly that she...

A Ballad in the Key of Four Generations of Survival

JNS.org - This is deeply personal. But what I have experienced should resonate with the entire Jewish community — the one...

Features

Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages...

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

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

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

World

Swarthmore College President Responds to Anti-Israel Divestment Resolution

The president of Swarthmore College responded last week to a resolution calling on the Pennsylvania school to divest from companies over their ties to Israel. The measure was adopted by Swarthmore's student government...

Israel

Israel’s David’s Sling Missile Defense System Said to Successfully Comp...

Israel’s David’s Sling missile defense system, jointly developed with the US, was said to successfully complete a series of tests...

Middle East

Turkey Escalates Crackdown on Dissent Six Years After Gezi Protests

Unzile Aksakoglu struggles to explain to her seven-year-old daughter why her father Yigit has spent four months in jail and may never leave, because of his alleged role in mass...

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