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Hofstra Hillel continues tradition of Birthright trip to Israel

By Claudia Balthazar
Staff Writer

Hofstra University students had the opportunity to go on a 10-day trip to Israel through the Taglit-Birthright Israel: Hillel Trip from 6 Jan. 2013 to 17 Jan. 2013.

“It was honestly one of the best experiences of my life,” said Lindsay Sher, sophomore at Hofstra who was one of the 21 Hofstra students who attended the trip in January — right around the time of the Israeli elections.

The Birthright Israel trip is offered through different organizations for students who apply to the program with the belief that it is their birth right, as a Jew, to visit Israel and learn about its history.

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