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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

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Mari...

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Iran-Sponsored Hackers Said to Be Targeting Companies in US, Middle East, A...

A private cybersecurity firm has identified what it says is a hacking group sponsored by the Iranian government that has...

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