What I Learned From The "Israel In Focus" International Conference

The New York Jewish Week

Sydney Sirot

March 28, 2019

What I Learned From The “Israel In Focus” International Conference

As a StandWithUs intern, the conference proved to be a perfect culmination of my experience.

As a StandWithUs High School Intern, I was privileged to attend the organization’s annual “Israel in Focus” International Conference with 500 other Zionist student leaders, community members and partners. StandWithUs (SWU) educates about Israel and fights anti-Semitism on campuses, high schools, middle schools and communities around the world.

The 3-day conference, which was set in Los Angeles from March 1-3, overwhelmingly exceeded my expectations and taught me more about Israel than I could’ve ever imagined. Not only did I gain a deeper understanding of Israel’s important role in the global arena, I also made lifelong friendships.

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