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A Letter to my Bat Mitzvah Girl

May 4, 2014

Originally published in The Times of Israel A Letter to My Bat Mitzvah Girl As I write this, I’m bursting. Bursting with emotion and with excitement.Can there be any prouder moment for a father of young children than his daughter’s Bat Mitzvah? To see a life that your mother and I brought into the world —…

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Why the A-List Shuns BDS

January 27, 2014

Originally published in The Times of Israel Beautiful, respected and talented, Scarlett Johansson is a superstar. From Broadway to the silver screen, she has shone in prominent roles from “The Horse Whisperer” to “Match Point”, from “Girl With A Pearl Earring” to “Lost In Translation”. An award-winning actress, she has given crowd-pleasing turns to millions of…

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Feeling Weary About Israel?

January 9, 2014

Originally published at The Times of IsraelDo you ever get weary about Israel?Then it’s worth listening to Ambassdor Yehuda Avner’s words on the subject. It was my absolute privilege to share a stage with Ambassador Yehuda Avner as he addressed the closing session of the StandWithUs Ambassadors Club at the IDC Herzliya – the premier…

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Print Interviews

Interview with Jerusalem Post: Educate and Respond

August 1, 2013

StandWithUs Director Michael Dickson believes pro-Israel activists can win the battle against anti-Zionists if they are provided with the right toolsJerusalem PostBy Arsen OstrovskyAugust 1, 2013If you are a student who wants to be a better advocate for Israel on a US college campus, are fighting a BDS campaign or want to learn more about…

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Interview with Jewish Journal: A Message to the World

June 18, 2013

A message to the world – an interview with Michael Dickson, Israel Director of StandWithUs by Noga Gur-Arieh June 18, 2013 “We deal with truth and with facts”- Dickson On June 17th, StandWithUs celebrated the graduation of their 1000th student ambassador (or “fellow” as they call it,) and seven years of activity in Israel. The event…

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TV & Radio

Selected TV/Radio Appearances