Tag Archives: Birthright

“AIPAC only has fig-leaf tours of the heartland, and of the hundreds of speakers at their yearly Policy Conference, there are few representatives from Judea and Samaria, and fewer sessions dealing with the topic of the “settlements.”

FORWARD Angry That Airbnb Is Boycotting The Settlements? So Is Birthright by Yishai Fleisher December 3, 2018 …For all our righteous indignation at how Airbnb is treating Jewish homeowners in Judea and Samaria, Jewish organizations have been de-listing and de-platforming … Continue reading

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#BDS is “targeting the most politically liberal wing of American Judaism, which already feels slighted over its treatment by Israeli rabbinate and government”

ALGEMEINER BDS Advocates Try to Split the Jewish Community From Israel by Alexander Joffe August 1, 2018 …Despite the recent incidents, Birthright officials have announced that they will not vet applicants. This decision also demonstrates the impossible dilemmas that BDS creates … Continue reading

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Birthright “As a trickle of activists leave the free rite of passage to protest a ‘one-sided’ narrative, others say their trips were marked by a 360-degree look at contentious issues”

TIMES OF ISRAEL Sometimes Birthright trips do address the ‘occupation.’ But is sometimes enough? by Cathryn J. Prince July 24, 2018 …”They talk about the conflict but they also want you to fall in love with Israel, maybe to move … Continue reading

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Yishai Fleisher: “Twice this summer, a number of students have filmed themselves walking off their Birthright trips”

FORWARD I’m A Settler Who Defends The Birthright Walkouts by Yishai Fleisher July 19, 2018 …But while many believe that IfNotNow’s left-wing walkouts of Birthright trips may be nothing more than a rude publicity stunt, there is something just and accurate … Continue reading

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Here’s a Birthright Trip Michael Chabon could get behind

JERUSALEM POST Left-wing NGO crashes Birthright group to spread ‘anti-Occupation’ info by Jeremy Sharon June 28, 2018 A group of five activists from the far-left IfNotNow Jewish organization infiltrated a Birthright group currently in Israel this week, and offered a tour … Continue reading

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JFK Airport ambush on Birthright participants to deliver IfNotNow’s “simplistic narrative that Israel is wholly responsible for anything bad that happens to the Palestinians”

JNS IfNotNow accosts Taglit Birthright groups at New York airport by Eliana Rudee June 20, 2018 At New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport on Monday night, Birthright Fellow and student leader Ariel Tidhar reported that the American Jewish activist group … Continue reading

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Birthright expands program to age 32

WALL STREET JOURNAL 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 … Continue reading

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