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VIDEO: Discovering My Jewish Heritage After Growing Up Jewish & Christian

by Brian Quinn • Atlanta, GA June 11, 2019 at 8:59 am
Brian and his brother at the Western Wall

VIDEO: Discovering My Jewish Heritage After Growing Up Jewish & Christian

by Brian Quinn • Atlanta, GA June 11, 2019 at 8:59 am

Brian Quinn grew up in Wisconsin to an African-American mother who is Jewish and an Irish-American father who is Christian. He always knew his Jewish heritage was part of him, but being the only Jew in his high school, he slowly felt both religions taking a back seat. Fast forward to now, Brian’s younger brother went on Birthright Israel and couldn’t stop raving about his experience and the knowledge he gained about their Jewish heritage. Read More

Birthright Israel Gave Me A Chance To Ask Questions

by Jason Miller-Goodman • San Antonio, TX June 11, 2019 at 8:52 am
Jason on his Birthright Israel trip

Birthright Israel Gave Me A Chance To Ask Questions

by Jason Miller-Goodman • San Antonio, TX June 11, 2019 at 8:52 am

And here’s how the answers have impacted my life. Israel has always held a place of intrigue in my life. It is the place of the patriarchs and matriarchs of Judaism; it has also been a place of significant debate for millennia. Regardless, I consider it to be my second home today. Read More