Trip Highlights

An In-Depth Sample Itinerary of Birthright Israel Trips

Birthright Israel is an unforgettable educational experience based on research and evaluation. Each trip has a unique itinerary based on travel dates, interests, and educational elements. Through Birthright Israel offers many niche opportunities; one thing is constant: Birthright Israel is the largest educational program in the history of the Jewish people. We can promise you it's an experience like no… Read More 
Food

A Healthy Noodle Kugel Recipe

Noodle kugel recipes are staples in most Ashkenazi Jewish households around the holidays. Kugels are served sweet or savory and to this day most Jews still aren't sure if noodle kugel is an entree or dessert. Needless to say, they are always delicious whether it's on Rosh Hashanah or Shavuot. This is why we're excited to feature Birthright Israel alumna,… Read More 
Leadership & Supporters

Benefits of Becoming a Birthright Israel Parent

Welcome to Birthright Israel Foundation’s family and Mazel Tov on becoming a Birthright Israel parent. Since your child has returned home, we’re sure you’ve heard about all of the amazing things they learned and experienced. For many of you, your child may still be awing at spending Shabbat in Jerusalem or seeing the Western Wall for the first time. For… Read More 
Alumni Holidays Leadership & Supporters

Birthright Israel to Motherhood: Marisa Obuchowski

In today's world, mothers are superwomen doing everything from taking care of the home and kids — all while juggling careers. More so, if you're a Jewish or Jew-ish mom, you're tackling all of the above while ensuring your children are proud Jews. Giving our children a strong connection to their Jewish identity is an even greater task today than… Read More 
Alumni Trip Highlights

David Rak: Out and Proud on Birthright Israel

In 2001 when David Rak signed up for Birthright Israel, he could not have imagined how lasting and profound of an impact the journey would have on his life. "I can't emphasize enough how the Birthright Israel experience still resonates with me to this day," said David as we began our conversation. In the 20 years since his trip, David… Read More 
Alumni Leadership & Supporters Trip Highlights

Information on Birthright Israel Trips Resuming & COVID‑19

On April 26, 2021, Birthright Israel announced it will resume providing the gift of an educational trip to Israel beginning in May. The decision to allow entry for tour groups was made by the government in wake of a successful nationwide vaccination campaign that has already reached more than 85% of eligible Israelis. In order to attend a trip, participants… Read More 
Leadership & Supporters Trip Highlights

Birthright Israel to resume trips for vaccinated Americans in May

Birthright Israel announced on Monday that it will resume trips to Israel beginning in May for all eligible adults from the United States who are vaccinated or fully recovered from the coronavirus. According to Birthright, dozens of trips are expected in May and June with more than 400 tour groups planned for July, August and October. The decision to allow… Read More 
Alumni Trip Highlights

My Birthright Israel Experience in a Snapshot

Imagine going about your everyday life. Then someone tells you something fascinating, for instance, like being told about an opportunity to go to a new country completely free with this organization called Birthright Israel. It almost sounds too good to be true, right? However, after doing some research, I realized it was good and true! Most of all, I realized… Read More 
Leadership & Supporters

A Charitable Gift Annuity Supports Organizations You Love and Your Loved Ones

Supporting a Jewish organization that aligns with your core beliefs and values is an extremely rewarding proposition, but not if it comes at the expense of your children and grandchildren. Fortunately, at Birthright Israel Foundation, we offer a financial solution that lets you realize your philanthropic aspirations and support your family. With our planned giving program, you can rest assured… Read More 
Love Stories Trip Highlights

Birthright Israel Love Story: Melissa & Dor Flayshman

Melissa and Dor Flayshman met on January 9, 2009, a few days into their Birthright Israel trip. Dor was one of the Mifgash (Israeli soldiers) and Melissa remembers he spoke fluent English and was very funny. She specifically remembers being instantly drawn to him and by that first evening, the pair was inseparable. It was hard saying goodbye once their… Read More 
Leadership & Supporters

How Your Gift Can Become Your Legacy with Planned Giving

How do you feel about the future of the Jewish people? Worried? Hopeful? Unsure? At Birthright Israel Foundation, we feel excited. We know the future will be bright, as long as we continue to raise funds in the US so that nearly 50,000 Jewish young adults get to experience Israel and its people every year.  The life-changing, educational Birthright Israel… Read More 

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