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Question: Have you ever visited Israel?

 

 

I have never been to Israel. I wanted to go for seminary but my parents were concerned about the violence at the time. I’m busy with college now but I would love to see Israel soon. Terrorism has no influence on my desire to visit Israel.

- Esther Lebovitch, student

 

 

I have never been to Israel. I definitely am nervous about terrorism and to some degree this does impact my decision. I might go after high school since it appears the threat has been reduced.

- Jonathon Shafer, student

 

 

 

 

I have never been to Israel. I guess I never had the chance of going. I might go there to learn for a year now that I’m done with school,

- Faigy Mikhli, student  

 

 

The last time I was in Israel was last Purim. I went on a personal vacation. I hope to go back this summer. The terrorist threats have no impact on my plans to visit Israel.

- Eli Veyg, student  

 

The last time I was in Israel I was two years old. I haven’t returned since. I don’t have an interest in visiting Israel. There are many other places I have yet to see, like Spain. I know Israel is not like Spain and I should have more of an interest in seeing the sites, but currently I don’t.

- Avrumi Schaefer, student

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