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Birthright Celebrates 10 Years with Big Event

Approximately 3,000 young Jews from 10 countries will travel throughout Israel to participate in events featuring music and bike rides.

By: Culture Staff

Published: May 7th, 2010 in Culture » Music » News

Birthright Celebrates 10 Years with Big Event

Taglit-Birthright Israel will celebrate its 10 year anniversary with a three-day event next week. Approximately 3,000 young Jews from 10 countries will travel to different cities in Israel.

The youth will meet with past Birthright staff, political leaders and high-tech moguls at each stop. The event, called El Israel, is meant to expose the different faces of Israeli society and culture to Diaspora youth.

Event highlights include a 700-person bike ride with tech employees in Tel Aviv, a Jewish music event in Safed, an army hike with soldiers, a visit to residents and students of Sderot and a visit to a Beersheba recycling centre.

The event – taking place next Monday through Wednesday – will end in in Jerusalem on Jerusalem Day.

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