Netanyahu to Birthright participants: Israel is your home

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the Birthright mega-event on Tuesday. Credit: Asaf Lev.

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to Some 3,000 young Jewish adults from seven countries gathered on Tuesday night at the International Convention Center in Jerusalem for the mega-event of the Taglit-Birthright Israel program.

Birthright brings young Jews from around the world to Israel on free 10-day trips. At Tuesday’s event, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Birthright participants to make Israel their home.

“My message to you is short: This is your country. Come back again and again. Welcome home,” Netanyahu said.

Posted on January 15, 2014 .