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Taglit-Birthright Israel opens trip registration

Posted by Judie Jacobson

September 4, 2013


Jewish Ledger Connecticut Edition

NEW YORK – Young Jewish adults between the ages of 18 and 26 who desire to visit Israel for the first time will have the opportunity to register for a free 10-day trip there through Taglit-Birthright Israel. The nonprofit organization, responsible for sending more than 350,000 young Jewish adults to Israel to learn about their heritage, will open its winter 2013-14 trip registration on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 10:00 a.m., EST.  To register, visit www.BirthrightIsrael.com.


Funding for interpreters and other resources available in NJ


The Jewish Deaf and Hard of Hearing Impaired Council in Clifton, NJ says "The council provides funds for interpreters and other assistance to enable deaf and hearing-impaired people to participate in Jewish communal and life-cycle events and religious education.  There is no fee for the service."