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It’s Just A Bus Full of Holy Souls and Me

by Shira Kaplan • New York February 4, 2020 at 9:44 am
Birthright Israel participants on their bus

It’s Just A Bus Full of Holy Souls and Me

by Shira Kaplan • New York February 4, 2020 at 9:44 am

Before I left for Birthright Israel in May of 2019, I was scared. I wasn’t nervous about the security situation, or sad about being far from my family— I was scared that I wouldn’t make the absolute most of this opportunity to make a difference. I’m glad I was scared because, as a madricha (trip staff), I had the responsibility to ensure that a bus full of holy souls would have a life-changing experience. Judaism is a huge part of my life. Read More