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Southern California Campus Coordinator, The David Project
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May 2, 2019, 11:49 AM
Why I Share Grandpa’s Story With the Next Generation
For the last few winters, I have guided hundreds of students from diverse backgrounds on educational trips throughout Israel. No matter their intentions or beliefs, each of them finds a unique connection to this special country that they take...
Apr 25, 2017, 5:16 PM
Why This Generation of Pro-Israel Activists Should Make You Proud
There's a common sentiment amongst many older generations that millennials are ill-equipped to make an impact in today's society. From our strange vernacular to our eccentric mannerisms, the common belief seems to be that we are simply unprepared to perform as...
Jan 31, 2017, 6:24 PM
AJ+ is a hotbed for anti-Semitism
Like most people my age, I usually start my mornings by scrolling through current events on social media. On the morning of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, I came across a video by AJ+ on Facebook titled "Holocaust +...
Aug 19, 2016, 6:52 PM
Why One Muslim Chooses to Stand With Israel
A few weeks ago, I came across a powerful blog post by Nadiya al-Noor titled How a Muslim also became a Zionist. Her compelling story of appreciation for the Jewish people led me to wonder if there were others like her...
Aug 5, 2016, 7:10 PM
Israel: Choosing Acceptance over Tolerance
In recent weeks, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has released powerful Facebook videos about diversity, peace, and many other important societal issues. Of all these impactful sentiments, it was his message to the Arab citizens of Israel that resonated strongly with...
Jul 19, 2016, 11:43 PM
The 2017 Campus Mission: Reclaiming Zionism
Pause me if you have heard this before. You currently attend a university where anti-Israel rhetoric is frequently spewed and it infuriates you beyond belief. As you try to engage students about this unacceptable behavior, you hear the infamous...
Michael Kagan is an American-Israeli residing in San Diego, California. He currently serves as the Southern California Campus Coordinator for The David Project, a department of Hillel International.