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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

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

Trump Ex-Lawyer Cohen Given Three Years in Prison, Blames ‘Blind Loya...

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday for crimes including orchestrating hush payments...

Israel

Baby of Israeli Mother Wounded in Palestinian Shooting Attack Dies, Hundred...

An Israeli baby boy who was delivered early after his mother was seriously wounded in a Palestinian drive-by shooting attack...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Seeks New Political Bloc in Strategic Red Sea Region

Saudi Arabia is seeking an alliance with six countries bordering the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, a strategic area vital to global shipping and increasingly an arena of...

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