Tag Archives: Taglit-Birthright

#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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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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The Reform Movement and Birthright Trips

JEWISH PRESS Birthright Drops Reform Program, Claims Kids Prefer Orthodox Tours by JNi.Media November 27, 2017 The Reform movement is no longer certified as a trip provider for Birthright, according to a Judy Maltz report in Haaretz Sunday (How Orthodox … Continue reading

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Birthright trip saves life

ISRAEL HAYOM 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 … Continue reading

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A year on, California soldier’s death in Gaza binds his US family to Israel

TIMES OF ISRAEL by Mitch Ginsberg July 20, 2015 Evie Steinberg, who came to the holy land for the first time to bury her son, Sgt. Max Steinberg, now ‘dreads going home’ One year ago, after midnight on July 20, … Continue reading

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