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OUR VISION

To ensure the vibrant future of the Jewish people by strengthening Jewish identity, Jewish communities, and connection with Israel
OUR STORY Birthright Israel began with a bold idea—offering a free, life-changing trip to Israel to young Jewish adults between the ages of 18 and 26 and, in doing so, transforming the Jewish future. Read more
OUR GOALS Birthright Israel seeks to ensure the future of the Jewish people by strengthening Jewish identity, Jewish communities, and connection with Israel via a trip to Israel for the majority of Jewish young adults from around the world. Read more
OUR ACHIEVEMENTS Since its inception in December 1999, 650,000 participants took part in Birthright Israel, nearly 100,000 of which are Israelis. They come from 67 countries including all 50 U.S states, Canadian provinces, and nearly 1,000 North American colleges and universities. Read more
OUR EDUCATIONAL CORE The Birthright Israel trip is a journey through both Jewish history and the contemporary Jewish state, accompanied by Israeli peers (“the Mifgash”) who join the trips as colleagues and friends. The Birthright Israel journey is committed to a culture of op Read more
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THE GOVERNMENT OF ISRAEL
JEWISH AGENCY FOR ISRAEL
JEWISH FEDERATION OF NORTH AMERICA
KEREN HAYESOD-UNITED ISRAEL APPEAL
OUR PHILANTHROPISTS