About the alumni community

The Alumni Community is the central address for participants on Birthright Israel trips when they return home to the Tri-State area.​  Based in downtown Manhattan, The Alumni Community hosts everything from Shabbat Dinners to free Hebrew classes. 



    • An Update on the Iran Nuclear Deal with Michael Doran

      Thursday, October 8th @ 7:30 PM Michael Doran formerly served as the senior director in the National Security Council under President George W. Bush. Please join us for a special update with Doran on the Iran Nuclear Deal and its impact on American, Israeli, and world security.

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    • Meet MK Michael Oren!

      Birthright Israel alumni can get a free copy of Michael Oren's Ally: My Journey Across the Israel-American Divide, and win a chance to meet the author this fall. Join the conversation on now!

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    • Stay up to date on Israel with Natalie, our Expert!

      We know how hard it is to stay on top of the news from Israel - so we decided to do it for you on Facebook! Add Natalie as a friend and get all your questions answered - from local events to getting back to Israel.

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    • J-Care Rosh Hashanah Package Delivery

      Do good and feel good by volunteering with our J-Care program as we deliver holiday meals to the elderly.

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    • Yom Kippur 2015 @ The Carlton

      Tuesday, September 22nd & Wednesday, September 23rd Our High Holiday services are short, sweet and meaningful. No Hebrew necessary, designed for beginners. Join us for an uplifting and relevant Yom Kippur experience.

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    • Ethics in the Field with Colonel Benzi Gruber

      Wednesday, October 14th @ 7:30pm Hear from IDF Reserve Colonel Bentzi Gruber about moral responsibility and ethical decision making in the IDF as he shatters myths and presents the facts missing in today's discussion of Israeli counter terrorism efforts.

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    • Six-Week Hebrew Reading or Conversation Course

      Thursdays: October 15th, 22nd, 29th, November 5th, 12th, 19th Grab your friends and join us for six weeks of fun, free Hebrew learning! Whatever your level, we have the right class for you

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Madrich Portal

Birthright Israel Madrichim - past and present - did you know The Alumni Community has resources to help you engage your participants beyond the ten-day trip? Check out our Madrich Menu to find out more and join the largest Facebook group of Taglit-Birthright Israel madrichim in the country.