Ashley Barrett-Jerusalem

Wherever We Went …

The OSRUI Birthright trip ran into lots of OSRUI staff and alumni on their travels through Israel.

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Jason Brown 2015

OSRUI Alum Jason Brown Wins the U.S. Figure Skating Title!

OSRUI Alum Jason Brown won the U.S. Men’s Figure Skating title. Watch his championship skate!

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Sommer Family

Where I’m From: A Poem on Identity

This beautiful poem was written by Rabbi Phyllis Sommer, OSRUI alum and faculty member, and associate rabbi at Am Shalom in Glencoe IL.

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From the plane

Leaving on a Jet Plane

Hannah Cohen and Moshe Rubin talk about their arrival in Israel for the OSRUI Birthright trip.

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Shabbat

They Serve Chicken Here, Too

Maddy Chinn and Becky Dolinko write about Shabbat in Israel with the OSRUI Birthright trip.

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Ezzy and Aaron

Putting the “Winter” in Winter Break Birthright Trip!

Ezzy Fishbein and Aaron Joseph write about their trip to the shuk, during the OSRUI Birthright trip to Israel.

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Shore & Evan – Birthright 2015

Tzippori, Tzfat, and Tztellar Food 

Claire Dodinval and Hannah Klegon talk about their first full, exciting day on the OSRUI Birthright trip.

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Tour It, Tour It, Tour It Again

On January 4th a group of about 20 OSRUI summer staff members will be traveling together on a URJ Kesher Birthright trip. Evan Richter and Dylan Singer have been to Israel before with NFTY, but they are excited to visit again, this time with greater perspective and understanding.

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