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 »


Against the Odds

As an advocate for Israel at my university campus, I face a different battlefield of the same conflict that Israeli Defense Force soldiers see daily. On our battlefield, we are fighting a different type of enemy, one that cannot be seen or destroyed with a weapon. This enemy lurks around every corner of our school More »


The Pattern of Palestinian Lies to US Presidents

When Mahmoud Abbas visited the White House in May, he assured Donald Trump that “we are raising our children, our grandchildren on a culture of peace.” But when President Trump met with Abbas in Bethlehem, the US leader was furious. “You lied to me,” Trump reportedly said. “The Israelis showed me that you are involved in incitement.” Indeed, there’s More »


A Buckeye’s Connection to Israel

This summer marked my second visit to the State of Israel. I’m sure you already know all about my first trip–good old Birthright, they call it. But this time around, I was there for a two-month internship in Jerusalem at The Michael Levin Lone Soldier Center through the Onward Israel program, and my family literally More »