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Jewish Woman From Boca Finds Christian Calling in Israel

Shortly after Elisa Moed moved from Boca Raton to Israel in 2005, she realized that the country could improve the way it markets itself to the droves of Christian tourists in America. That idea grew into Travelujah.com, a site that can help a Christian have an inspiring trip to the Holy Land. Or to at least an inspiring visit to the website.

It's a bit odd for a Jewish woman like Moed to build a business for Christians, but Moed tells the Jerusalem Post that while growing up in Detroit, she came to know Christians as friends and to understand their faith well enough to serve as their tour guide.

"Travelujah is an opportunity for Christians around the world to share their stories, connect with other people, write blogs, and hopefully one day travel here," Moed says. "This is the cradle of faith. There's only one Holy Land. And Travelujah is a Christian social network that offers ways for people to experience the Holy Land, either virtually or physically.

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Thomas Francis