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All posts by Leah

  • Taking A Flying Leap: Skydiving over Israel

    Sometimes you have to meet your greatest fears head on. Well, in this case it was feet first. Jumping out of an airplane at 12,000...

  • Reporting From the Gaza Border

    This is the segment that aired on IBA (The Israel Broadcast Authority) that combined many of my reports from the Gaza border:

  • Operation Cast Lead: Going Into Gaza

    After a grueling air campaign that began seven days ago tonight, Israeli Defense Force troops marched into Gaza in the dark. From where I stood,...

  • Flying Over Southern Israel

    I flew over Southern Israel with Israel spokesperson Miri Eisen. Check out the video for a bird’s eye view of Gaza City, Gush Katif and...

  • “War is Not Pretty; We’re Not in the Movie Business”

    My experience on the border yesterday really shook me up. I had a hard time falling asleep; the images of the day – the sights,...

  • A Strike on Hamas Terror. Only an Hour’s Drive Away.

    When I took my dog for a walk early this morning on Dizengoff Street in central Tel Aviv, all was business as usual. Merchants were...

  • Harry Hurwitz z”l – Begin Adviser and Founder of The Begin Center

    I remember, one of the first interviews I conducted was with Harry Hurwitz, founder of the Menachem Begin Heritage Center and a trusted adviser to...

  • Israel Invades America…

    …n Music Charts I had the pleasure of interviewing Israeli superstar Ivri Lider and his Grammy Award winning producer Garry Gold for Israel21c, about their...

  • From Jerusalem to New York

    Dear New York, First of all I wanted to congratulate you on the miraculous victory of the New York Giants over the New England Patriots...

  • Harley Davidson in Israel

    I did a clip for Israel21c on Harley Davidson aficionados in Israel. That was fun. You know what else is fun? Israel21c’s new Web site...

  • Yiddish Theater: A Love Story – The New Film by Dan Katzir

    I met Dan Katzir (as in Ephraim Katzir, the fourth President of Israel) shortly after I made Aliyah in 2005. I was just a bushy-tailed,...

  • Leah Goes to Nashville: The 2007 UJC General Assembly

    So this was my first GA… The General Assembly – The Superbowl of Judaism in all of its glory, in Nashville, Tennessee. I arrived at...

  • A Yom Kippur Post

    According to the Rabbis, our fate is written on Rosh Hashana, however it can be changed before it is sealed on Yom Kippur. To influence...

  • 48 Hours in Ethiopia

    Tena yestelegne. That’s Hello in Amharic. I am now back from my recent 48 hour mission to Ethiopia (click here to see all the photos)…...

  • Off to Ethiopia!

    Ok people… so if you thought my last assignment was exciting..(see Jerusalem Gay Parade) well boy do I have some news to share with you....

  • Jerusalem Pride 2007

    Woke up this morning after spending most of the night in anticipation of my first standup for Israel Television. Today I would cover the much...

  • Almost 3 Years in Israel – First Day at Jewlicious

    I can’t believe it will be three years this October since I made Aliyah. It seems like just yesterday I was driving around South Beach...