About the Author


Michael Dickson

Michael Dickson is Executive Director of StandWithUs in Israel, an international educational nonprofit dedicated to supporting Israel and fighting antisemitism around the world. Michael is a Senior Fellow at the Center for International Communication of Bar-Ilan University. In 2016, he was listed as the fourteenth most influential Jew on Twitter. He is the 2019 winner of the Bonei Zion Prize and in 2020, he was listed on the Global Jewish 100. He lives in Israel with his wife and five children.


Israel’s First Paralympic Gold Medalist

Most people don’t fall from an Apache helicopter and live to tell the tale. That’s just one of the things that make Noam Gershony different.

Why We Fight

It was clear to the soldiers why they fight. It was also clear why they’d prefer not to have to.

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