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Old 06-30-2006, 01:34 AM   #1
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So I've stumbled upon this thing that apparently the rest of the world knew about and I didn't....

anyway it's called Birthright Israel and they do free 10 day trips to the home land for jewish young adults between 18-26. I've read conflicting reports but either you have to be jewish or have a grandparent that was jewish or something like that.. It seems to bit a bit vague depending on which site you go to.

But seriously 10 free days in the promised land... I could be jewish, nu?
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I can't wait for Devon's input on this.
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Well.... here they dont do it for free, but if you are jewish you pay 400 US$ and the community takes care of the rest. I know people who've actually done this, they usually go 10-15 days to Israel and then they turn it into backbacking Europe for a much cheaper flight from Israel than from SouthAm.
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But seriously 10 free days in the promised land... I could be jewish, nu?
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Tons of my friends are Jewish, and most of them have done Birthright, usually extending the Israel trip into Western Europe, therefore having a free flight to the continent! I personally think I should get to go by association, but no progress yet! I get so mad at my friends that haven't taken advantage of it!
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No kidding. I should get to go because I have pastrami sandwiches at the local deli more often than I should!

Hmmm.. I wonder if I can go with my Iranian passport. I'm sure that'll go over well at the airport.
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No kidding. I should get to go because I have pastrami sandwiches at the local deli more often than I should!

Hmmm.. I wonder if I can go with my Iranian passport. I'm sure that'll go over well at the airport.
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Omid, you're Iranian?
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I've been on Birthright.

It's unbelieveably cool. So damned cool. A free trip - just about everything's paid for. if you're Jewish, look into it...
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