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How Birthright Israel Has Been Preserving Jewish Heritage for Decades

by Birthright Israel Foundation July 10, 2020 at 8:00 am
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How Birthright Israel Has Been Preserving Jewish Heritage for Decades

by Birthright Israel Foundation July 10, 2020 at 8:00 am

Ashley Horine was taught about Israel and claiming her birthright by her grandfather, a Holocaust survivor she affectionately refers to as Poppy. Even so, for much of her life, she considered her Jewish heritage a “thing” without meaning. After Poppy passed away, however, Horine spoke with his rabbi who reiterated Poppy’s desire to see his granddaughter go to Israel, sharing the words he often repeated: “One day, my motek will go, and her soul will be fulfilled.” Read More