Eliana Rudee is a fellow with the news and public policy group Haym Salomon Center. Her bylines have been featured in USA Today, New York Daily News, Forbes, and The Hill.
By Eliana Rudee
After Birthright, Jewish Millennials More Likely To Embrace Zionism And Their Faith
The 2013 Pew Forum “A Portrait of Jewish Americans” posed the question, “What does being Jewish mean in America today?” On the final day of a free, 10-day Birthright trip to Israel, 39 Jewish Americans participants (ages 21-27) were asked the same question. Six young Jewish Israelis, who also participated in the entire trip and…
Israel’s Global Spirit Buoys Growing Boutique Tea Market
Walking down Yaffo Street in Jerusalem, it is impossible not to be impressed by Israel’s diversity. A Filipino caregiver with a friendly smile pushes a white-haired man in his wheelchair. A Moroccan man leisurely sips his coffee as he watches passersby. An Orthodox Jewish mother shops with her three girls for new clothes. Two Arab-speaking…
How I Fell in Love With a Nice Jewish Boy Named Christian While in Israel
On the first day of our semester-long Israel program, Chris and I met on the bus. But it’s safe to say that our relationship was not nurtured on wheels, but rather, on foot. Living at the Hebrew University campus, we always had an extra-long walk to our Shabbat hosts. We’d walk along the light rail…
Admit it, American Jewish establishment: Peter Beinart was right
How one Black and Jewish family keeps rewriting the Haggadah to reflect their history — and dreams
Robert Kraft will spend $25 million running ads against antisemitism. Is this the right way to protect Jews?
Are Israeli generals more left-wing than their own government?
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