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Leora Eisenberg is a high school Israel activist who will be attending Princeton University next fall. Her thoughts on Israel, Judaism and the BDS movement have been featured in the Orthodox Union, the Forward, Israel Hayom, Hevria, and the Jerusalem Post.

ARTICLES BY: Leora Eisenberg


May 26, 2017 10:58 am
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The Truth About Breaking the Silence

Whenever someone tells me that they want to improve Israeli society, I’m all for it. I get excited about helping the Jewish state better itself. There’s...

May 6, 2016 9:46 am
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Remember Them

Six-year old Abraham Freiburg had fled with his mother and long entertained the notion that Tati -- the Yiddish word for Daddy -- was only missing...

April 10, 2016 6:36 am
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Action, Not Apathy, Is Key to Assisting in the Zionist Project

At a recent Israel activism conference I was attending, a friend told me something puzzling: “You know, Leora, Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) is not...

March 1, 2016 6:56 am
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Israel Activists Must Embrace Liberals, Not Shun Them

A few days ago, a friend sent me a social justice video. It was completely unrelated to Israel and instead had to do with racism...

February 10, 2016 7:27 am
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Broken Windows: How US Universities Encourage Hate Speech Against Jews and Israel

The facade of a building conveys the general state of affairs inside. If a building is kept clean, we conclude that those inside it care...

January 15, 2016 4:06 am
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The Twisted Morals of Anti-Israel Jewish Students

It takes a certain kind of moral distortion to stand against Israel nowadays -- the kind of moral distortion that comes with rebellious youthfulness, an overinflated ego,...

December 27, 2015 1:34 pm
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To Win the War of Ideas, Israel Must Be the ‘Underdog’ Again

As humans, we instinctively root for the underdog. Movies and books exalt the underfunded, undereducated (and often underage) underdog in his fight against the polished...

Culture

‘Unorthodox’ Star Shira Haas Shares Throwback Purim Photo From Childhood

Israeli actress Shira Haas shared with her Instagram followers on Thursday a photo...

Genesis Prize Foundation to Honor Life and Legacy of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

JNS.org - The Genesis Prize Foundation announced plans to honor the late prominent...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

World

Biden Says Saudi Announcement to Come Monday; White House Plays Down New St...

President Joe Biden on Saturday said his administration would make an announcement on Saudi Arabia on Monday, following a US...

Israel

‘By 2025, 55% Of Our Products Will Be Made of Recycled Plastic,’...

CTech - “We have given ourselves a short-term goal that by 2025 more than half of our raw materials will...

Middle East

In Iraq, Pope to Visit Mosul Churches Desecrated by Islamic State

In Mosul, adjacent to the Biblical city of Nineveh, four churches representing different denominations occupy a small square surrounded by low-rise houses, testament to the role Iraq's once flourishing Christian...

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