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Greater MetroWest NJ teens share their experiences from the AIPAC Policy Conference
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Greater MetroWest NJ teens share their experiences from the AIPAC Policy Conference

From March 26-28, a first-time ever group of 25 Greater MetroWest NJ high school students and their parents joined 18,000 pro-Israel supporters at the annual AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, DC. Thanks to a generous grant from The Herb and Milly Iris Youth and Family Philanthropy Endowment, federation paid the registration fees for all student participants, launching our inaugural Parent/Teen Cohort to Policy Conference. For many students, this was a new experience, introducing them to the strength of the U.S.-Israel alliance and the power of relationship-building. Here are their articles.

“A reason for pride” by Julia Fried

“The U.S.-Israel relationship” by Jack Wish

“AIPAC reflection” by Sarah Wish

“Interfaith support of Israel” by Daniela Rosen

“A window into Israel’s international aid” by Sara Rosen

“AIPAC attracts diverse participants” by Max Lurie

“A conference of Jewish unity” by Zach Marcus

“Nikki Haley reaction” by Corey Mehl

“Preparing for BDS in college” by Abby Kahn

“The first of many conferences” by Amy Nadel

“On meeting a survivor of genocide” by Noa Russo

“Women in the Middle East” by Samara Spiler

“My AIPAC experience” by Sam Ehrlich

“The people make the conference special” by Ethan Ramer

“An unforgettable round of ‘Hatikvah’” by Anna Shpilsky

“Israel: A Jewish state, but not just a Jewish cause” by Josh Kalet

“‘Fauda’ and ties between Jews and Arabs in Israel” by Danny Blank

“AIPAC: An American and Israeli bond” by Aaron Tucker

“Listening to others” by Jacob Daniel

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