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Birthright Israel Made Me A Better Mom

by Sarah Myer • Charleston, SC May 7, 2019 at 7:56 am
Sarah and Son Jake

Birthright Israel Made Me A Better Mom

by Sarah Myer • Charleston, SC May 7, 2019 at 7:56 am

This Mother’s Day, I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be a mom, and about the ways that my experience on Birthright Israel changed how I parent. My son Jake was 18-months old when my husband, David, and I went on a journey with Birthright Israel. We were the only parents on the trip, but this was something we knew we needed to do — both for ourselves, and for our family. Standing at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, surrounded by fellow participants, I watched Israeli mothers with their children. Read More