02.06.2011 29.Ijar, 5771 Jom Kippur Katan; Tag 44 des Omer
Hi-tech hub Ra’anana added to Birthright travel itinerary
Pilot tour of high-profile computer, software companies draws mixed response from Taglit participants.
Each tour of Israel that Birthright – Taglit offers young Diaspora Jews free of charge features a long list of important religious and political sites.
At the Western Wall, participants learn about Judaism and the Temple that was once at its center; at the desert fortress of Masada they are taught of the terrible sacrifices made by its ancient occupants; and at Independence Hall in Tel Aviv they see where the Jewish state was established….