Origin of birthright
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Examples from the Web for birthright
Anthony Goldstein probably chose a trip to the Quidditch World Cup over his Birthright trip to Israel.Harry Potter and the Torah of Terror
Candida Moss, Joel Baden
January 4, 2015
I cannot sell my birthright, nor am I prepared to sell the birthright of the people to be free.Nelson Mandela Demanded Justice Before Forgiving White South Africans
December 9, 2013
Beinart also mischaracterizes what I say about Birthright and other organized trips to Israel.
I note that the situation is not as simple as he believes and that Birthright trips avoid settlements too.
When Yigal Amir shot and killed Yitzhak Rabin, he did so in the insane belief that Rabin had betrayed a Jewish birthright.Don't Let the Maccabees Win
December 4, 2013
He was of the make that wears unbending hope as its birthright.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
It is our birthright as citizens of this great Republic, and we'll meet this challenge.
ESAU, an ancient who sold his birthright for a mess of breakfast food.Who Was Who: 5000 B. C. to Date
Was she without that delicate sensitiveness which is the birthright of all nice women?A Nest of Spies
They stand for that which deprives these children of their birthright.Lotus Buds
- privileges or possessions that a person has or is believed to be entitled to as soon as he is born
- the privileges or possessions of a first-born son
- inheritance; patrimony
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Word Origin and History for birthright
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