Opinion: Lower Birthright eligibility age to build ‘campus Maccabees’ for Israel


In a commentary, Robert I. Lappin, philanthropist, businessman and president of the Lappin Foundation argues:

Sheldon Adelson’s goal to “put more boots on the ground” to fight BDS on college campuses is right on, and his recommendation to form an army of college students, dubbed “Campus Maccabees,” is essential.  However, the only way to rapidly recruit and train an army of Campus Maccabees is for Birthright Israel to lower its age of eligibility to 16, thereby attracting teens, en masse, to go to Israel.

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