To celebrate Birthright Israel's 13th year, we're hosting the Birthright Israel Mazel 13 Pin & Win Contest and giving away five fifty dollar American Express eGift Cards to the winners. To enter, you'll need a Pinterest account and you'll need to be following Birthright Israel at pinterest.com/.... You'll then need to follow a set of very simple rules, which you can read at birthrightisrael1.... Have fun and Mazel Tov! #Mazel13
The women were Palestinians from the southern part of the West Bank, which is landlocked, and Israel does not allow them in. They risked criminal prosecution, along with the dozen Israeli women who took them to the beach. And that, in fact, was part of the point: to protest what they and their hosts consider unjust laws.