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Shiryn Ghermezian is a staff writer for The Algemeiner and a native New Yorker. She has a BA in English from the City University of New York's Queens College. Follow Shiryn on Twitter @ShirynGhermez.

ARTICLES BY: Shiryn Ghermezian

July 7, 2020 12:14 pm

NFL Star DeSean Jackson Apologizes for Posting Antisemitic Conspiracy Theory Attributed to Hitler

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson apologized on Tuesday for promoting an antisemitic conspiracy theory about Jews attributed to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler. "I just want...

July 6, 2020 1:38 pm

Netflix Airs Anne Frank Documentary That Also Features Stories of Holocaust Survivors

A documentary titled “#Anne Frank — Parallel Stories” began streaming on Netflix this month. The 2019 film -- narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Helen Mirren --...

July 5, 2020 9:43 pm

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Promotes Louis Farrakhan’s Independence Day Message in Which He Calls Jews ‘Satan’

Rapper and entrepreneur Sean "Diddy" Combs tweeted support on Friday for notorious antisemite Louis Farrakhan by promoting the Nation of Islam leader's Fourth of July...

July 5, 2020 7:13 pm

Seth Rogen Stars Opposite Himself in New Trailer for ‘An American Pickle’

The first trailer for "An American Pickle," a comedic film starring Seth Rogen that is set to premiere on Aug. 6, was released on Friday...

July 2, 2020 11:54 am

Israeli Actress Shira Haas Says Season 3 ‘Shtisel’ Script Brought Her to Tears

Israeli actress and "Shtisel" star Shira Haas got emotional reading the script for the show's third season, she revealed during a recent interview. Ahead of filming...

July 1, 2020 12:54 pm

Two Songs From Virtual Passover ‘Saturday Night Seder’ Released to Raise Money for Jewish Social Justice Group

Two songs from a virtual Passover Seder that took place earlier this year have been released by Ghostlight Records, and all proceeds will benefit Jews...

June 30, 2020 12:28 pm

Jewish Comedic Legend, ‘Dick Van Dyke Show’ Creator Carl Reiner Remembered by Hollywood as ‘Mensch’

Tributes poured in on Tuesday for comedic legend and “The Dick Van Dyke Show" creator Carl Reiner after it was announced that he had died...

June 29, 2020 4:24 pm

Sacha Baron Cohen Pranks US Far-Right Rally, Leading Antisemitic Sing-Along in Disguise

British actor Sacha Baron Cohen went incognito and crashed a right-wing militia event in Olympia, Washington, on Saturday, getting the crowd to sing with him...

June 26, 2020 11:08 am

Actress Emmy Rossum Calls Out Antisemitism in Hollywood, Amid Latest Mel Gibson Controversy

Jewish actress and "Shameless" star Emmy Rossum posted a Twitter thread earlier this week about antisemitism in the film industry, prompted by the latest controversy...

June 25, 2020 3:38 pm

Winona Ryder Urges Mel Gibson to ‘Accept Responsibility’ for His Behavior After He Denies Making Antisemitic ‘Oven Dodger’ Comment

Jewish American actress Winona Ryder fired back at actor Mel Gibson this week after "The Patriot" star denied making antisemitic and homophobic remarks toward Ryder...

June 24, 2020 2:18 pm

Real Estate Mogul Mohamed Hadid Shares Anti-Israel Quote Falsely Attributed to Albert Einstein

Los Angeles real estate mogul Mohamed Hadid on Wednesday shared on social media an anti-Israel quote falsely attributed to the late legendary Jewish physicist Albert...

June 23, 2020 1:12 pm

NFL Quarterback Kirk Cousins Talks About His Love for ‘All Things Jewish’

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins talked about Judaism, the Torah and why he was a "huge fan of all things Jewish" while congratulating recent graduates...

June 21, 2020 9:17 pm

Actress Winona Ryder Recalls Being Overlooked for Movie Role Because She Looked ‘Too Jewish’

Jewish actress Winona Ryder revealed in an interview on Sunday that she was once overlooked for a movie role because she looked "too Jewish" for...

June 19, 2020 12:24 pm

Actress Helen Mirren to Host Free Online Concert by Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Academy Award-winning British actress Helen Mirren will host later this month a free online concert by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO), organized as part of...


Netflix Airs Anne Frank Documentary That Also Features Stories of Holocaust Survivors

A documentary titled “#Anne Frank — Parallel Stories” began streaming on Netflix this...


The Overnight Camp Summer That Wasn’t

JNS.org - Dahlia Jones was looking forward to this summer. For six years, she’s been attending Eisner Camp, and this...

Jewish Day Schools Adapt to COVID-19

JNS.org - On a recent June night, 25 people, primarily young children, sat on their couches and watched as a...


New Report Reveals Increased Campus Anti-Zionist Activism Linked to Rise in...

Jewish students seeking to avoid antisemitic harassment at college now have new research showing the factors which fuel on-campus bigotry. On...


Israeli Autonomous Vehicle Startup VayaVision Acquired by Canada’s Leddar...

CTech - Canadian company LeddarTech announced Tuesday it has acquired Israeli automotive company VayaVision Sensing. The financial terms of the...

Middle East

Currency Crisis Impoverishes Iranians, Strains Economic Defenses

Desperate to afford her daughter's overseas university fees, 58-year-old retired Iranian teacher Maryam Hosseini withdrew all her savings from the bank to buy US dollars. It was not enough. With three...


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