I participated in Birthright two summers ago and it had a profound effect on me. Although I do not want to make aliyah I would like to spend some time living in Israel and I am always looking for ways to become more involved here in the US. I hope that all participants share the same experience that I did.
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from the article: Keeping the Jewish flame alive, even from afar