14 Things Known To Be True When You Travel On Birthright
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14 Things Known To Be True When You Travel On Birthright

What started out as a free trip to Israel has become your new home.

14 Things Known To Be True When You Travel On Birthright

Explaining one's experience on Birthright is a seemingly impossible task when there is so much to be said about such a beautiful place: the land of the Jewish people, Israel. Truthfully, you'll never understand how the trip can change a person's life until you've gone for yourself. In 10 days, you travel everywhere from the Negev, to Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, the North and more. You learn more about Israel and your Jewish heritage in that short period of time than you've learned your whole life. You see and experience some of the most famous Jewish sites to exist. You create friendships and memories with people you'll never forget. It's a once in a lifetime opportunity that every Jewish person should take advantage of and cherish for the rest of their life.

Here are 14 things known to be true when you travel on Birthright:

1. Aroma iced coffee is both amazing and addicting.

2. You didn't actually go to the Dead Sea if you didn't get pictures of you covered in mud.

3. The Bedouin Tents will be the best and worst experience of your life.

4. The way up to Masada is rough AF but the sunrise is worth it.

5. Eating pita and hummus at every meal will become the norm.

6. Tzfat has the best jewelry shops for you to get your basic hamsa arm candy.

7. You go on more hikes on this trip than in your entire life.

8. Falafel and Shwarma will turn into your staple lunches.

9. The Western Wall will be one of the most religious experiences you'll have in your Jewish career.

10. The beaches you have at home will never compare to the ones in places like Tel Aviv.

11. The best rugelach in the world can be found at Marzipan Bakery in Jerusalem.

12. The time you get to spend with your IDF soldiers will never be enough.

13. Running into every single Jew you've ever known will be inevitable.

14. The trip will be the most unforgettable 10 days of your life, hands down.

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