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Nov 27, 2016, 8:29 PM
Book Review — Women and Jihad: Debating Palestinian Female Suicide Bombings in the American, Israeli and Arab Media
I recently had the chance to read Rachel Avraham’s new book, Women and Jihad: Debating Palestinian Female Suicide Bombings in the America, Israeli and Arab Media. This was a worthwhile read — I learned a tremendous amount about the...
Nov 6, 2016, 4:57 AM
Why Jackie Walker can’t say all Holocausts matter
Last month, Labour party activist Jackie Walker was (rightfully) shamed for several anti-Semitic statements: she had not yet found a definition of anti-Semitism that she could “work with,” questioned the need for security at Jewish institutions, and believed that...
Oct 8, 2016, 10:59 PM
Change, But Only for the Better
Tears stream down cheeks, and best friends surround the mourner. Be it for a break up, a destroyed curling iron, or a bombed exam, the consolers perform the time-honored deed of drying tears and speaking words of comfort. Having...
Sep 2, 2016, 12:19 AM
That awkward moment when the MSNBC anchor tweets something anti-Semitic
That awkward moment when the MSNBC anchor tweeted something implicitly anti-Semitic
Aug 3, 2016, 3:58 PM
Why Israel Must Recognize the Armenian Genocide
Tucked away between the constant thud of children’s feet in the Jewish Quarter and the intoxicating smell of the Arab shuk is the Armenian Quarter. Almost alarmingly quiet, the calmest quarter is walled off -- and those who have...
Jul 19, 2016, 6:09 PM
I am your tour group’s worst nightmare
A tell-all: there's more to a teenager's summer in Israel than clubs and bars
May 26, 2016, 10:22 PM
When Your Liberal Values Need Not Apply
Have you ever seen a human rights group promote awareness about anti-Semitism? Maybe you’ve seen a Facebook campaign to stop discrimination against Jews? Well, haven’t you ever been on a march, sponsored by a non-Jewish organization, to end anti-Semitism in the...
May 19, 2016, 2:21 AM
Why we need to stop ignoring Reform Jews
The one time I went to a Reform shul for services, I felt hopelessly out of place. I murmured the prayers in Hebrew, shuckling feverishly throughout the service, while the other congregants sang peacefully in English. My long skirt...
May 4, 2016, 5:34 PM
Spray Painting Auschwitz
I do not like talking about the Holocaust. I do not think anyone does. Hardly a pleasant topic, the Holocaust is not a downright taboo -- we discuss it academically and write books about it; go to lectures about it and...
Leora Eisenberg is a current freshman at Princeton, where she is a CAMERA fellow. She is a passionate Israel activist and lover of Judaism, and writes in the Algemeiner, Israel Hayom, Aish, Kveller, Orthodox Union and other publications.