Defending Free Speech

February 27, 2015

By Abigail Klein Leichman at Jewish Standard

Winning a $10,000 college scholarship for a day’s work is a pretty sweet deal.

But although Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls junior Arianna Samet of Teaneck didn’t spend hours agonizing over her prize-winning essay, the judges at FIRE (that’s the Foundation for Individual Rights Education) clearly felt it stood out from among 2,800 essays submitted by juniors and seniors around the country on the theme of censorship on college campuses...