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Top 10 Worst Taglit Ideas

So Taglit has come up with some A-Ma-Zing themes for its trips: Classic Birthright, Outdoor Adventure Birthright, LGBT Birthright, ride a camel, get black-out drunk in Machane Yehuda and hook up with the soldier on your bus Birthright, and… 161 more words


Israel Part 2: The North

The first few days in Israel were action-packed and we got to see a lot of the northern part of the country: places like Tiberias and Tsfat. 2,806 more words


Dear Daily Freier: "Bigly Taglit Woke" Edition

Welcome to yet another edition of the Dear Daily Freier advice column! An outlet that has already allowed YOU the reader to gain needed advice about such pressing subjects as the Israeli bus system, relationships, and pétanque! 514 more words

Welcome To Israel

Birthright expands program to age 32

Birthright Israel Raises Eligibility Age to 32
By Ian Lovett
December 6, 2017

Birthright Israel, the organization that sends young Jews on free trips to Israel, will raise the age of eligibility to 32 from 26, widening the pool of applicants for the program meant to bolster Jewish identity and connection with Israel… 59 more words

Israel & Middle East

(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