Alumni Holidays Leadership & Supporters

Chanukah Video Messages From Birthright Israel Alums

As you gather with friends and family this Chanukah, we want you to be reminded of another modern-day miracle you have helped create — Birthright Israel. For over 22 years, your generosity has fueled this transformational program and helped 800,000-plus young Jews better understand their heritage and the State of Israel. Like the story of Chanukah that teaches us never… Read More 

8 Facts to Know About Chanukah

Chanukah begins at sundown on Sunday, December 18, and ends at sundown on Monday, December 26. As your prepare for this Jewish festival, we thought it was only proper to review a few fun Chanukah facts and share our Chanukah-themed coloring page for kids. More so, we've got great recipes, perfect for the occasion. 8 Facts to Know About Chanukah… Read More 
Events Leadership & Supporters

Birthright Israel Foundation Hosts Alum Eden Cohen in Philadelphia

On Monday, November 28, 2022 Birthright Israel Foundation hosted our annual Philadelphia Regional event at Lilah. The evening featured remarks from Birthright Israel alums Eden Cohen and Jeffrey Green. Eden, a native of Pennslyvania, shared how her 2009 trip forever changed her life and career. Today, Eden is the founder of A Wider Frame and senior advisor to Israel's Antisemitism… Read More 
Leadership & Supporters

Adelson, Bronfman call on Jews to invest in Birthright Israel

Philanthropists Dr. Miriam Adelson and Charles Bronfman addressed Birthright Israel Foundation’s board meeting on Tuesday, speaking of the need for increased support from the greater Jewish community. They stressed the need for not only increased support from current donors but to educate and inspire new sources of support from the wider Jewish community to maximize the number of participants in… Read More 

Birthright Israel Foundation Hosts “A Night in Tel Aviv” for LA Donors

On Thursday, November 17, 2022, Birthright Israel Foundation hosted a "Night in Tel Aviv" for our Los Angeles community. It was an amazing event filled with great company, an inspiring program, and delicious Israeli food stations. Our keynote speaker Gidi Mark, International CEO of Birthright Israel, spoke in conversation with Lisa Daftari, award-winning Journalist and 2007 Los Angeles Birthright Israel Alum.… Read More 
Events Leadership & Supporters

Sabrina & Ighal Goldfarb Host Noa Tishby for Birthright Israel Foundation in Bal Harbour

On Wednesday, November 16, 2022, Birthright Israel Foundation supporters Sabrina & Ighal Goldfarb hosted a luncheon for guests featuring an interview between Noa Tishby, Israel's First Antisemitism Envoy and Eden Cohen, Birthright Israel Alum and Founder of A Wider Frame. The luncheon was in partnership with The Shul of Bal Harbour. Those in attendance were fortunate to hear remarks from… Read More 
Alumni Trip Highlights

Video: Tyler Scheff Gives Thanks to Birthright Israel Foundation Donors

Tyler Scheff is a Birthright Israel alum from Baltimore, MD, who works in healthcare marketing. He is also a videographer and photographer. His passions include travel and helping people share their stories through visual media. Birthright Israel Foundation is fortunate to Tyler for sharing his gratitude for the trip through the short video below. Tyler is just one example of… Read More 
Events Leadership & Supporters

Birthright Israel Foundation Hosts Noa Tishby & Eden Cohen in Miami

On Wednesday, November 16, 2022, Birthright Israel Foundation hosted our annual Miami reception featuring Noa Tishby, Israel's First Antisemitism Envoy, Eden Cohen, Birthright Israel Alum and Founder of A Wider Frame, along with Will Levenson, summer 2022 participant. The spectacular event was held at ICA Miami and chaired by Kerrin and Peter Bermont, Margo and Yoram Cohen, and Edie Laquer.… Read More 
Alumni Trip Highlights

What Being a Birthright Israel Tour Educator is Really Like

It was 5:30 AM on May 24, 2022, when I waited for my first Birthright Israel group to arrive. It was going to be my first experience as a tour educator. As the young American Jews arrived, I approached each one, shook their hand, and welcomed them with “naim me’od,” Hebrew for “pleased to meet you.” Little did I know then… Read More 
Alumni Trip Highlights

Florida Alum Will Levenson Says Signing Up for Birthright Israel Was Never a Debate

I am Will “Big Will” Leveson. I am from Parkland, Florida and I currently split my time between Pompano Beach and Gainesville during the school year. I am a 4th-year Journalism and Sports media major at the University of Florida and a communications intern with the Miami Dolphins. My passions are broadcasting and sports. I love speaking publicly and talking… Read More 
Alumni Trip Highlights

Q&A with LA Birthright Israel Alum and Staffer Dylan Brush

Dylan Brush is a recent Birthright Israel alum who immediately felt accepted in Israel. When Dylan returned to Los Angeles, he knew those ten days on the trip forever changed him. Dylan went on to become a Birthright Israel madrich, otherwise known as a trip staffer for a Tel Aviv Pride trip. During his time staffing, Dylan hoped to show… Read More 

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