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Aug 7, 2022, 8:25 PM
‘Us’ versus ‘them’
Hundreds of rockets fired by Gaza-based terror group Palestinian Islamic Jihad are currently raining down on Israeli civilian communities, leaving many Israelis with no choice but to huddle in bomb shelters for days on end. Sirens, red alerts, big...
Mar 14, 2022, 2:53 PM
A letter to Jewish college students in the States
Jewish college students in the States: even in your silencing, your erasure, I see you, I hear you, I feel you. You, who are constantly being slapped in the face with Israel’s narrative flipped on its head through accusations of...
Sep 5, 2018, 12:03 AM
I Love Peace and Freedom. That Is Why I Am Joining the Israeli Defense Forces.
Often, when I tell people in the United States that I am going to join the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) as a lone soldier, they are stunned and speechless. Through years of experience, I have become familiar with the...
Feb 15, 2018, 8:27 PM
I saw a vibrant city, one like any other except for the misplaced, unjustified hatred lining its foundations
Jan 24, 2017, 9:39 PM
A Gap in Intersectionality at the Women’s March
I went to the Boston Women’s March. I went to the Boston Women’s March on a gorgeous, sun-drenched day that smelled of Spring. Hundreds of thousands of women and men poured to the Boston Common from every corner of Massachusetts....
Jul 21, 2016, 8:23 PM
Here’s a L’chaim
Here's a l'chaim to sandy toes and salty hair; to watching the scenery outside a bus window change from lush greenery to barren wasteland; here's to barely sleeping in a bunk bed in an overcrowded hostel, to stumbling through...
Nov 11, 2015, 10:29 AM
SJP’s Black-White Prism
Common sense tells us that the world is not black and white. However, those who preach anti-Israel sentiment see this planet, quite literally, through a black-white prism. To these self-proclaimed human rights activists, all of the world’s troubles are...
Oct 27, 2015, 3:04 AM
This Planet Has Become A Paradox
This planet has become a paradox, in which right is wrong, good is evil, and silence is a course of action. The past few weeks have proven to be horrifically violent for the tiny Jewish state. Palestinian-Arab terrorists have made a...
Aug 5, 2015, 7:06 PM
Heading back to college soon to face the unbearable anti-Israel climate and watch Jewish friends hide their identity
Jul 14, 2015, 9:13 PM
Marking Ten Years: The Tragedy of Gush Katif
Rachel Saperstein’s voice, still laced with a New York accent, shook as she recounted her story. Although her voice was filled with pain, the fiery grandmother clearly conveyed her passion and love for Israel and the Jewish people. She...
Lilia Gaufberg is an artist and a Digital Research Analyst at StandWithUs Israel. She grew up in Boston, MA, and made Aliyah in 2018. She served in the Israel Defense Forces' COGAT unit as a lone soldier. She currently resides in Jaffa.