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‘Christian Birthright’ brings thousands of college students to Israel

Participants in the Passages program visit Jerusalem to explore the history of their Christian religion. (Courtesy of Passages)

JERUSALEM (JTA) — As evening descended on Jerusalem one Friday last month, 1,000 students gathered at the Western Wall for the traditional prayers to welcome the Jewish Sabbath. They joined the throngs who dance and sing at the holiest site in Judaism as Shabbat begins. When it was over,… Read more »