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My Spiritual Journey with Birthright Israel

by Alexis Vance • New York, NY July 10, 2019 at 7:29 am
Alexis in Jerusalem

My Spiritual Journey with Birthright Israel

by Alexis Vance • New York, NY July 10, 2019 at 7:29 am

There’s a difference between being Jewish and being Jew “ish.” I was born Jewish, but I was not raised Jewish. Back in the 1940’s, my Ashkenazi grandmother was born and raised Jewish in Brooklyn, New York. Although it was very unusual for women of her time to receive proper Jewish education, she continued to practice Judaism well into her adulthood. Read More