I have been to Israel 3 times since my Birthright trip. To this day it was one of the best experiences of my life. I have made sure that all of my relatives and friends experienced it as well and all of them feel just as strongly about the trip as I do.
Alleged Jerusalem gay pride parade stabber brought before judge for remand hearing (Haaretz)
from the article: Birthright Israel tours are insulting young Jews' intelligence