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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Birthright has contributed $535 million to Israel’s economy

JTA February 27, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Taglit-Birthright Israel has contributed over $535 million to Israel's economy since its inception in 2000, the organization said. The contribution to Israel's tourism industry comes from providing transportation, lodging, food, training,...

Students ride on camels in the Negev during a recent St. Louis
Hillel Taglit-Birthright Israel trip.

Registration to open for Hillel Birthright trip

February 8, 2012

Registration opens Wednesday, Feb. 15, for St. Louis Hillel at Washington University's summer 2012 Taglit-Birthright Israel: Israel Outdoors trip.At 9 a.m. (CST) registration opens for the trip, and organizers note that spots fill quickly. The trip is...

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