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Select stops from our last days on Birthright
Jungle fever during the day's requisite hike near Tzfat.
Musical session overlooking Tzfat.
Observing the production line at a stop at the Golan Heights winery.
Wine tasting during a heatwave hit the spot for most.
Rafting near the Jordan River with Israeli soldiers.
Trip photography buff Ross Tiffen snaps a bidding farewell to IDF.
Yosef Caro street in Tzfat is the canvas on which local artists paint and hustle their wares.
Participant Sam Gogan had a clear theme in his Birthright chronicles.
Independence Hall in Tel Aviv, where the state of Israel was founded.
Our new swag.
Margarita Korol is a pop artist and designer in New York City.
Birthright made insane demands on our time, but showed us how to make the most of a day
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