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Building a Wall of Truth

About two weeks ago, the Student Government Association at the University of Maryland voted on a resolution entitled “A Resolution to Promote Human Rights by Divesting from Companies that Profit from Investments in Palestine” – essentially a Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) bill aimed exclusively at the only peaceful democracy in the Middle East. Fortunately, More »

My Wish for the High Holidays

I am now 8 weeks removed from my ZOA mission trip to Israel, and 5 weeks into school. It is rather daunting to me that time is moving so fast, and I rather miss the hot days in Israel where I spent a month this summer. As Yom Kippur quickly approaches (less than a week) More »

16 Years Later, American-Israeli Values Resist Terror

Every year on 9/11 I watch the same clip from the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. In his first show after the tragedy of the terror attacks that struck so close to home, he struggles to put into words his grief and his belief in the American people. He finishes his heartfelt speech with a More »