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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

Singer and Actress Gives Her Voice to Jewish and Black Cultures

Tatiana Wechsler will likely go down as the only actress to belt out a showstopper in a Yiddish musical, and...

Netanyahu Trip Comes as Israel-India Defense and Tech Ties Continue to Grow

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to India is occurring against the...

As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them?

JNS.org - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on...

World

Turkey Says Could Act in Syria Unless US Withdraws Support for Kurdish Forc...

Turkey said on Wednesday it would not hesitate to take action in Syria's Afrin district and other areas unless the...

Israel

After Trump Denial, Netanyahu Clarifies Remarks on Timeframe for US Embassy...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took a step back on Thursday from comments, challenged by US President Donald Trump, that...

Middle East

Lebanon Allows Spielberg Film ‘The Post’ After Censorship Threa...

Lebanon will let cinemas show Stephen Spielberg's latest film "The Post" after the interior minister ruled on Wednesday against a...

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