Benjamin Gerstein is a senior at Deerfield High School in Illinois. He is the President of Deerfield Students For Israel, an organization that focuses on teaching Israel advocacy to high school students to combat the BDS Movement. Benjamin has written articles on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict for many publications, including The Huffington Post, The Times of Israel, and The Jerusalem Post. He has spoken at many pro-Israel events, including an anti-BDS panel held with a US Congressman and many other pro-Israel leaders. Benjamin is a conservative Jew, moderate Republican, and ardent Zionist. Next year, he will be attending University of Michigan.