It's clear to me... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '7'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '1'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Digger
    • 29.04.11 | 17:39 (IDT)

    It's clear to me that you have very little real understanding of Birthright, its programming, nor its target audiences' purpose. As a veteran Madrich with 24 years (yes, predating Birthright) in the Israeli-American experience, I can honestly say that this article is not indicative of the experiences of my participants. Our trips are eye-opening, we discuss issues intelligently, and we connect American and Israelis. Is Birthright perfect? No. Could there be other types of trips available for Americans and Israelis - Sure. But there is no reason to knock one at the expense of the other.

    from the article: Birthright Israel tours are insulting young Jews' intelligence
    First published 01:56 29.04.11 | Last updated 01:56 29.04.11
Haaretz Headlines
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a tunnel near the Gaza border, May 3, 2016.
Israeli air force strikes Hamas targets in Gaza in response to mortar fire

Gaza mortar shells target Israeli forces searching for Hamas tunnels; Israel responds with airstrike, tank fire and declares border area a closed military zone; Hamas evacuates two schools as a precautionary measure.

21:44 04.05.16 | 4 comments
An Egyptian military vehicle is seen on the highway in northern Sinai, Egypt
Israel and Egypt oppose U.S. proposal to reduce multinational force in Sinai

Washington wants to reduce its Sinai contingent by a third, fearing they may become targets of ISIS-linked terrorists.

06:05 04.05.16 | 1 comments
US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in the Klein Memorial A
Trump says Obama 'weakened Israel' and Jewish communities in Europe

Trump's adviser Jason Greenblatt promised to 'create a different tone in Europe and around the world.'

21:46 04.05.16 | 0 comments
Donald Trump
Trump and the Absurdity of America’s Israel Debate

He pretends to care about Israel, and the American Jewish Establishment pretends that he’s a respectable candidate for president.

21:50 04.05.16 | 1 comments