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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 »

Pro-Israel Is Pro-Palestinian

The Israeli-Palestinian Arab conflict has become increasingly more difficult to comprehend. Often terms are thrown around in the discourse that don’t accurately portray the current state of affairs. The phrases “pro-Israel” and “pro-Palestinian” are two of the most commonly used labels by activists and advocates passionate about the issues surrounding Israel, the Palestinian Arabs, and More »