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Aug 31, 2015, 4:28 PM
Reconnecting on Campus
As the cliché goes, college is the "time to explore your identity." You're supposed to experiment. Step out of your comfort zone. Dare to do something that you've never done before. For most people that I knew in college, this...
Aug 21, 2015, 9:09 AM
BDS and the New Anti-Semitism
This week, the Rototom Sunsplash reggae festival issued a public apology to Jewish-American singer Matisyahu for canceling his invitation to perform after pressure from the local BDS chapter. So far there's been no word on whether Matisyahu will accept the re-invitation to...
Jul 17, 2015, 5:07 AM
Iran Agreement 2015: The Good and the Bad
The recently announced Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action regarding Iran's nuclear program is, for better or worse, an historic breakthrough in international diplomacy and Middle East geopolitics. Without the crippling effects of economic sanctions, in addition to having Iranian President...
Apr 15, 2015, 4:18 PM
It’s time to stop worshiping FDR
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt continues to be loved by many Americans today. In public opinion polls, he consistently ranks among the top presidents in history, right up there with Washington and Lincoln. We all know about Roosevelt's policy accomplishments...
Mar 12, 2015, 4:34 AM
A Tale of Two Universities
The moral outrage and indignation from the video of a racist chant sung by the University of Oklahoma's Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter is well justified. The now-shuttered UO chapter obviously failed to live up to SAE's moral code of "The True Gentleman"...
Feb 13, 2015, 6:01 AM
A Jewish Republican’s Disagreement with Congressman Zeldin
Jewish Republicans are a rare breed of American; I should know, because I am one myself. With no more than 30% of Jewish Americans identifying as members of the GOP, we are a small political minority inside a tiny...
Oct 2, 2014, 11:40 PM
Hashtag Activists and the End of Reason
ISIS is a group of Islamic extremists; Muslims, yes, but to insinuate that ISIS represents every Muslim in the world is disingenuous and intellectually dishonest. The majority of Muslims around the world are non-violent and shun extremism. However, rather...
Aug 9, 2014, 10:02 PM
Myths and Misconceptions, Lies and Libel – Israeli Demographics
Time and time again, I have come across baseless accusations against Israel that are not only rooted in a lack of basic education concerning the country, but in many cases are willingly disseminated with a malicious intent. These claims are not...
Aug 3, 2014, 8:03 PM
Hercules and the Hydra
Can an ancient Greek myth show Israel the way to peace? The Twelve Labors of Hercules is one of the most well known tales from ancient Greek mythology. Hercules was ordered by King Eurystheus to perform ten tasks (twelve by...
Justin Lewis is a recent graduate of the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He continues to live and work in D.C. in the government relations industry.