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Meet Birthright Israel Miami Alumnus, David Bitton

by David Bitton • Miami, FL June 30, 2020 at 10:00 am
David Bitton, 2006 Birthright Israel Alumnus, with his hand on the Western Wall next to an Israeli soldier

Meet Birthright Israel Miami Alumnus, David Bitton

by David Bitton • Miami, FL June 30, 2020 at 10:00 am

What made me love Birthright Israel is probably precisely why everyone loves it – it’s life-changing. I signed up during my sophomore year at the University of Miami, and I thought it was a dream to go to Israel on an all-inclusive trip. Little did I know how much these 10 days would influence my life in the years to come.  I can explicitly remember walking off the plane and immediately feeling a connection to the land.   My Birthright Israel trip also allowed me to experience Israel in a way I never have before. Read More

Birthright Israel Love Story: Jane & Vitaly

by Birthright Israel Foundation June 30, 2020 at 8:42 am
Jane and Vitaly who met on Birthright Israel

Birthright Israel Love Story: Jane & Vitaly

by Birthright Israel Foundation June 30, 2020 at 8:42 am

Growing up in Kiev, Ukraine, I knew absolutely nothing about Israel, Jewish culture, and I definitely had no sense of belonging to the Jewish people. As a post-Soviet Jewish girl, you can imagine all of these were things my family never spoke about. So, when I signed up for Birthright Israel, I never dreamed I’d meet my husband. Of course, I’m sure you’re wondering how it all happened! Read More