Boosting Jewish identity - and Israel’s economy
Offering inspirational Israel tours to Diaspora Jews, Birthright has added $750m to GDP as well.
Melissa and her American friends who were lampooned on the TV satire “A Wonderful Country” a few years ago sure made Israelis laugh. The butt of the joke was Taglit-Birthright, the program designed to strengthen young Diaspora Jews’ connection to Israel.
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