By Zak Aldridge
Many of you probably know someone who has gone to Israel and Palestine during spring or winter break on trips sponsored by Hillel. You might be considering applying for the one this spring break or, like me, you might have gone on one of these trips before. It seems like a good deal. I spent only $250 for a trip that must have cost thousands of dollars per person, and we met diplomats, journalists, politicians, and community organizers in Israel and Occupied Palestine. We even got to hit the beach in Tel Aviv and float in the Dead Sea....