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.