Dovid Efune

Editor, The Algemeiner

Dovid Efune is the editor-in-chief of the Algemeiner newspaper and the director of its parent non-profit: the Gershon Jacobson Foundation. He is widely credited with transforming The Algemeiner from a Yiddish language print publication into a major international online destination for Jewish, Israel and Middle East related news. During Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's October, 2014 visit to the United States, Efune was the only newspaper journalist to interview the prime minister. Efune has two rabbinic degrees and a Masters in Hebrew Letters. He is regularly interviewed on major TV channels including CBS, CNBC, Fox News, CNN, i24 News, Real News TV, NY1 and Huffington Post Live. He is a popular public speaker, writes a widely read weekly column and authored a chapter on President Obama and Israel in The Global Obama (Routledge, 2013).