"I was always proud to be Jewish, but not very openly. I never wore a Jewish star or Chai. Here, inIsrael, there are so many Jewish people, and for once, I did not feel like a minority. I've never been so proud to be Jewish. I know I'll bring that home with me and maybe pull a Jewish necklace out of my jewelry box…"
Participant on Ramah family trip, Congregation Agudath Israel, NJ, August, 2008