'Christian Birthright' brings US students to Israel

 

December 30, 2022

Christian college students from the U.S. touring Israel on a nine-day Passages visit the Temple Mount in Jerusalem this week.

(JNS) - It is being dubbed the "Christian Birthright."

The group of 120 American college students had just crisscrossed Israel on a nine-day journey, visited the requisite sites including a Friday night at the Western Wall, stops in Bethlehem and Nazareth, and must-see places such as the Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, before diving into the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with its diversity of narratives, security and multi-faith briefings, and visits to border areas.

At first glance, the boisterous, 20-something students gathered for a farewell event at a banquet hall in a Tel Aviv suburb, munching...



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