The vision of Birthright Israel is to strengthen Jewish identity, Jewish communities and solidarity with Israel by providing a 10-day trip to Israel for young Jewish people.
I was impressed by what Israelis have accomplished, particularly Kibbutzim transforming the desert landscape into fertile plantations.
Judaism is much more comprehendible here. Israel brings it to life.
We have an obligation to expose [participants] as much as we can to our reality.
Birthright Israel gave me a chance to appreciate the beauty of Israel and learn about the traditions of our people.
I saw Israel as a land of both harmony and contrast. My soul feels at home here.
I found myself in Israel.
Birthright Israel was born of a bold vision to make an educational trip to Israel an integralpart of the life of every young Jew, in an effort to generate a profound transformation incontemporary Jewish culture and a connection between Israelis and their peers in the Diaspora.
Over 500,000 participants from across the globe have visited Israel on a 10-day educational trip with their peers through Birthright Israel. Most participants say that the trip was a “life-changing experience” that made them feel closer to Israel and to their Jewish heritage.
One of the primary objectives of our trips is to motivate participants to explore their Jewish identity through a peer educational experience of historic and contemporary Israel.
Elite summer internship program in Israel for college students. Read more about becoming an Excel Fellow.
Unique trips acommodate the unique interests and talents of our applicants
Announcing the launch of an elite training program for Birthright Israel trip leaders.
Read more to see if you qualify to be a Taglit Fellow!
Developing a growing cadre of informal Jewish educators
Celebrated this year on the eve of May 14th, click to read more about this ho...
Honoring Mr. Michael Steinhardt at the Hebrew University Amphitheater.
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