Laura E. Adkins is an award-winning writer, editor, and speaker who lives in Manhattan. She is the Opinion Editor of JTA and was previously the Deputy Opinion Editor at the Forward, the editor of Jewish Insider and an assistant blogs editor at The Times of Israel. At the Forward, she wrote about kosher wine, orthodoxy, data and built interactive maps — though usually not all at the same time. Her writing has appeared in the New York TimesSELF, the New York Observer, and elsewhere. Laura is an avid marathoner and makes a mean garlic za’atar challahClick here to subscribe to her newsletter, LEA in Brief

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Laura E. Adkins is an award-winning writer, editor, and speaker who lives in Manhattan. She is the Opinion Editor of JTA and was previously the Deputy Opinion Editor at the Forward, the editor of Jewish Insider and an assistant blogs editor at The Times of Israel. At the Forward, she wrote about kosher wine, orthodoxy, data and built interactive maps — though usually not all at the same time. Her writing has appeared in the New York TimesSELF, the New York Observer, and elsewhere. Laura is an avid marathoner and makes a mean garlic za’atar challahClick here to subscribe to her newsletter, LEA in Brief

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Zionism and Communal Red Lines
A panel discussion with Peter Beinart and Lex Rofeberg
June 5, 2019
Temple Israel of Boston
Boston, MA

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Detecting BS: Sourcing Accurate Information
A panel discussion with Richard Eisenberg, Michele Hollow, and Madeline Bodin
May 5, 2019
ASJA Writers Conference
New York, NY
America/Israel Policy: Next Voices
A panel discussion with Jeremy Ben-Ami, Amanda Berman, Sophia Kruger, and Matan Arad-Neeman
April 17, 2019
National Museum of American Jewish History
Philadelphia, PA
Understanding Millennials 
A panel discussion with David Yarus, Sheila Katz, and Adam Teitelbaum
AIPAC Policy Conference
March 25, 2019
Washington, DC
The Israeli Psyche and Israel’s 2019 Elections
March 14, 2019
New York, NY
The History of the Movement to Boycott, Sanction, and Divest From Israel (BDS) 
Progressive Student Retreat
February 10, 2019
Washington, DC

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