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Birthright: A Story of Identity that Keeps on Giving for One LA Executive

The CSI Cast posing for photos in Jerusalem.

The CSI Cast posing for photos in Jerusalem.
Photo Credit: Amotz Eyal/Tazpit News Agency

For Szymanski, who partnered both with Noa Tishbi, an Israeli producer and actress (The Ghost of Girlfriends Past), and Israel’s Ministry of Tourism which sponsored the trip to bring the stars, the idea of Birthright style trips for celebrities is her way of thanking the Taglit program. “Birthright Israel gave me so much, and this is my way of giving back,” said Szymanski.

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About the Author: Anav Silverman is a regular contributor to Tazpit News Agency.


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