LA Memorial for U.S.-Born IDF Soldier Killed in Gaza Draws 1,000

Max Steinberg, 24, was killed in July during gunfire with Hamas in Gaza City

Birthrighters Banned From IDF Soldiers’ Funerals

Program CEO fears American visitors just won’t get it

The Ding Dong Derby, Week 2

More of the shallowest, least thoughtful commentators of the week

What Slate Got Wrong About Birthright and Max Steinberg’s Death

Placing blame for an IDF casualty on a free trip to Israel is irresponsible

The Adelsons Continue Their Campaign Giving

The casino magnate gives another $40 million to Birthright

Steinhardt Collection at Sotheby’s

The philanthropist’s sale of his extensive personal Judaica keeps Jewish culture in the limelight

After Birthright, Bethlehem

Since the 10-day trip ended, I’ve explored Jerusalem’s Old City, crashed a wedding, and, most importantly, met with Palestinians.

How Birthright Changed Us

A trip to Israel connected participants to our Jewishness. But it didn’t make us more politically engaged.

The Longest Days I’ve Ever Had

Birthright made insane demands on our time, but showed us how to make the most of a day

On Birthright, Our Zionist Coach

Our Israel tour guide first seemed an IDF G.I. Joe. He turned out to be like a football coach: tough but righteous.

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