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Birthright Israel Made Me A Better Mom

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

Birthright Israel Made Me A Better Mom

by Sarah Myer 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. Read More

Birthright Israel’s Connection to Yom Hazikaron and Yom Haatzmaut

by Birthright Israel Foundation May 7, 2019 at 7:05 am
Birthright Israel's Mifgash

Birthright Israel’s Connection to Yom Hazikaron and Yom Haatzmaut

by Birthright Israel Foundation May 7, 2019 at 7:05 am

Every year, Israelis and Jews worldwide come together to commemorate and celebrate two important days on the calendar: Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) and Yom HaAtzmaut (Israeli Independence Day). On these days we remember the sacrifice of our soldiers over the last 71 years and we celebrate the triumph that is the State of Israel. Read More