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(What's Your) Birthright

Jack Glazier’s “Fieldwork in the Search of the Past: Identity and the American Jewish Experience” discussed his issues as a Jewish American anthropologist. He wrote how even Jewish Americans discriminated against other Jewish Americans, claiming “to be Jewish is to be a particular kind of Jew,” (1989: 17). 3,777 more words

Birthright trip saves life

Taglit participant saved at last minute after brain aneurysm
by Yori Yalon
July 24, 2017

Kimberly Winkler, a University of Minnesota student from the Dominican Republic, owes her life to the staff at the Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem. 74 more words

Israel & Middle East

Israel Part 1: Taglit

Note: I understand that this blog post is shared to friends and family, but the content is not typically something I would share at Thanksgiving dinner. 5,128 more words


Noah returns in new Ark to save us from the Heatwave

(Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

By Lee Saunders

Last Updated 7/5/2017 at 2:30 PM

Tel Aviv: With the mercury in Tel Aviv matching the temperature on Mars, biblical hero Noah has returned to Eretz Yisrael to save locals from the unbearable heatwave. 185 more words

Tel Aviv Living

On Taglit Birthright

Happy New Year Everyone!!

While we were still in South Florida I participated in Taglit Birthright, which is a (almost) free trip to Israel for about 10 days for Jewish young adults (18-26) whom have never been. 502 more words

Life Updates

10 days in Israel

ברוך הבא – Welcome! Here you’ll find travel tips to Israel, including my personal experience of travelling in a group. First of all, feel free to take a look at my post on preparing a safe and fun backpacking trip, which includes key organisational, packing and safety tips:  703 more words