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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

May 17, 2024 2:38 pm

Israeli Pavilion at Cannes Film Festival Highlights Movies From Gaza Border Communities Impacted by Oct. 7 Attacks

The Israeli Pavilion at the 76th Cannes Film Festival opened on Wednesday and is dedicated this year to residents living near Israel's border with the...

May 17, 2024 11:51 am

FIFA Delays Decision About Suspending Israel Until Legal Assessment Is Complete

Efforts by the Palestinian Football Association (PFA) to have Israelis banned from all international matches due to the ongoing Israel-Hamas war are on pause after...

May 17, 2024 9:32 am

Amsterdam Music Hall Restores Israeli Concert With ‘Tightened’ Security Following Outcry Over ‘Shameful’ Cancellation

Amsterdam's famed music hall the Concertgebouw has reversed its decision from earlier this week to cancel performances by the Israeli group Jerusalem Quartet amid concerns...

May 16, 2024 12:26 pm

Asian Football Confederation Backs Proposal to Suspend Israel From FIFA Amid War in Gaza

Asia's governing body for soccer on Thursday announced its support for a proposal by the Palestine Football Association (PFA) to suspend Israel from FIFA due...

May 16, 2024 9:20 am

Oct. 7 Supernova Survivor Attends Cannes Film Festival in Gown Paying Tribute to Hamas Hostages

A survivor of the Hamas massacre at the Supernova Music Festival on Oct. 7 attended the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday in a gown that...

May 15, 2024 10:37 am

Lizzo Thanks Pro-Palestinian Activists, Anti-Israel College Protesters While Accusing Jewish State of ‘Genocide’

Lizzo on Monday thanked activists who are protesting on behalf of "Palestine" and other regions in the world, and added that student-led, anti-Israel protests taking...

May 15, 2024 9:40 am

Famed Amsterdam Concert Hall Called ‘Cowards’ for Canceling Israeli String Quartet Performances Due to Anti-Israel Protests

A world-famous concert hall in Amsterdam announced this week the cancellation of two upcoming concerts by the Israeli music group Jerusalem Quartet because of concerns...

May 14, 2024 12:05 pm

Ben & Jerry’s Board Applauds Anti-Israel Campus Protests as ‘Essential’ to Democracy

The board of the ice cream company Ben & Jerry's said the anti-Israel protests sweeping college and university campuses across the US and other Western...

May 14, 2024 11:52 am

Cannes Film Festival Takes Extra Security Precautions to Prevent Disruptions by Anti-Israel Protesters

Ahead of the opening night of the 77th Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday, organizers opened up about security measures being taken to protect jurors and...

May 14, 2024 11:16 am

Israeli Singer Omer Adam Performs Song Dedicated to Oct. 7 Victims During Israel’s Yom Hazikaron Ceremony

Israeli pop singer Omer Adam performed a song on Monday during Israel's torch lighting ceremony for Yom Hazikaron that commemorated the victims murdered by Hamas...

May 13, 2024 2:21 pm

Chef Eitan Bernath Learns About Jewish Cuisine, History From Mexico City in New Docuseries

Jewish chef and cookbook author Eitan Bernath is hosting a new original digital series that follows him as he samples Jewish cuisine around Mexico City,...

May 13, 2024 10:18 am

Eurovision Organizers ‘Disappointed’ Jury Member Improperly Withheld Points From Israel Due to Gaza War

Organizers of the 2024 Eurovision Song Contest told The Algemeiner on Monday they were saddened to discover that one of the competition's jury members knowingly...

May 10, 2024 3:16 pm

New Group Fosters Jewish, Christian Alliances to Combat Hate: ‘There Is so Much We Can Do Together’

The founders of a new organization that aims to foster closer ties between Jews and Evangelical Christians who support Israel told The Algemeiner that not...

May 10, 2024 10:04 am

Israel’s Eden Golan Advances to Eurovision Finals Despite Thousands of Anti-Israel Protesters in Sweden

Israeli singer Eden Golan on Thursday secured a spot in the finals of the 2024 Eurovision Song Contest taking place in Malmö, Sweden, after more...


Eden Golan Sings Disqualified Eurovision Song ‘October Rain’ at Hostage...

i24 News - Eden Golan, Israel's representative at this year's Eurovision Song Contest, performed her controversial song “October Rain” at...


Israeli Pavilion at Cannes Film Festival Highlights Movies From Gaza Border...

The Israeli Pavilion at the 76th Cannes Film Festival opened on Wednesday and is dedicated this year to residents living...

Middle East

Iran-Backed Houthi Terrorists Vow to Target All Ships Heading to Israel

Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi militia will target all ships heading to Israeli ports, even if they do not pass through the Red Sea, the head of the US-designated terrorist organization said...

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