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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...

Features

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon

JNS.org - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey

JNS.org - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...

Senior US Police and Public Safety Officials Boost Skills in Israel

JNS.org - After two intensive weeks of public-safety leadership training with Israel’s top police...

World

Austrian Jewish Leader Says Proposed Kosher Meat Restrictions Are Reminisce...

The head of Vienna's Jewish community has compared a proposal that would require Jews to register with the government in order...

Israel

US Jewish Leaders Call for Global Condemnation of Hamas for ‘Eco-Terr...

Hamas must be castigated globally for the kite bomb and incendiary balloon attacks it has been conducting against Israel in...

Middle East

Turkish Court Rules to Keep US Pastor in Jail as Trial Continues

A Turkish court ruled on Wednesday to keep an American pastor in jail during his trial on terrorism and spying charges, a case that has deepened a rift between the...

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