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Shirin Yadegar Interviews Elias Saratovsky: Birthright Israel Foundation President & CEO

Earlier this week, Shirin Yadegar, the founder of LA Mom Magazine and a Birthright Israel parent, hosted an insightful Instagram Live with Elias Saratovsky, President and CEO of Birthright Israel Foundation. Their conversation delved into the critical significance of immersive Israel experiences for today's young Jewish adults. Against the backdrop of rising challenges such as antisemitism and anti-Israel sentiment on… Read More 
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Honoring Resilience and Inspiring the Next Generation: Long Island Annual Event

The energy at our annual Long Island event last week was electric! It was a night filled with inspiration as we celebrated the evening's honoree, Phil Barnett, and the importance of passing on the torch of Jewish resilience. A Night of Reflection and Celebration We were reminded of the power of Birthright Israel to ignite passion and dedication in young Jewish adults.… Read More 
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Bogens Host Touching Event in Support of Birthright Israel in Palm Beach

Roberta and Stanley Bogen generously opened their doors for Birthright Israel Foundation's annual Palm Beach event. Guests were treated to inspiring remarks by Roberta Bogen, Birthright Israel co-founder Charles Bronfman, and alumni, highlighting the program's profound impact. From Waitlist to Deep Friendship Chloe Bogen, a University of Texas at Austin graduate, captivated the audience with her story. Initially waitlisted for… Read More 
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Melissa & Roee Wiczyk Host Los Angeles Event feat. Dr. Zohar Raviv

New Los Angeles Cabinet members Melissa and Roee Wiczyk generously welcomed more than 50 friends of Birthright Israel Foundation to their home on Monday, February 26. Guests had the privilege to hear from host Roee Wiczyk, Los Angeles alumna Drea Rice, and Dr. Zohar Raviv, the International Vice President of Educational Strategy for Birthright Israel. Roee opened the gathering by giving… Read More 
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Roberta & Joe Menzin: A Night for Birthright Israel

Last week, National Board Member Roberta Menzin and her husband, Joe, hosted an evening of support for Birthright Israel. Their home was filled with the energy and passion of the Birthright Israel's Miami community. It was a truly inspiring evening that reminded us all of the importance of connecting young Jewish adults to Israel. Celebrating Jewish Identity and Connection Professor… Read More 
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Wendy & Elliot Koolik Host Woodfield’s First Event in Support of Birthright Israel

On Tuesday, January 23, 2024, Wendy & Elliot Koolik generously hosted Woodfield Country Club's first event in support of Birthright Israel Foundation. The Kooliks, deeply connected to the cause, have seen two out of their three children embark on Birthright Israel's classic 10-day journey. Their youngest son, Justin, not only participated in the program but also secured a coveted spot… Read More 
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Lynne & Howard Halpern Host Gen-Z Activist & Alum Brandon Farbstein

On Tuesday, December 12, 2023, Lynne and Howard Halpern opened their home to fellow Boca Raton philanthropists and St. Andrew's residents for a night of support for Birthright Israel Foundation. The event showcased Boca Raton's dedication to Birthright Israel's mission and commitment to Birthright Israel's educational impact on the next generation. MAKE A GIFT NOW Furthermore, the Halperns are committed supporters of the… Read More 
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Birthright Israel Foundation Honors LA Community Leader & Philanthropist Steven J. Fishman

On Thursday, November 9, 2023, hundreds of Los Angeles Birthright Israel Foundation supporters gathered to honor lay leader Steven J. Fishman and hear the incredible news of the Arline & Buddy Pepp $1,000,000 match. We are grateful to our co-chairs, Lynn & Les Bider, Caroline & Michael Hackman, and Janice Kamenir-Reznik & Benjamin Reznick. The evening represented the community's unwavering support for Israel and demonstrated the… Read More 
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Highlights from San Francisco’s Show Up for Israel

On Sunday, November 12, 2023, San Francisco donors attended our Show Up for Israel event supporting Birthright Israel Foundation. The event was chaired by Nancy Grand and honored Lily Kanter for her dedication to Birthright Israel's program. MAKE A GIFT NOW The evening's five speakers built a strong case for supporting Birthright Israel. We hope that their words and experience inspire our community's… Read More 
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Lyn & Barry Chasen Host an Intimate Gathering to Support Birthright Israel

On Tuesday, November 14, 2023, Birthright Israel Foundation supporters Lyn & Barry Chasen hosted an intimate and inspiring evening for their community in support of Birthright Israel's mission. Lyn opened the evening by showing gratitude to the nearly 300,000 people, including hundreds of Birthright Israel alums, who attended the March for Israel. MAKE A GIFT NOW Three Birthright Israel alums, Arielle Becker, Gabriella… Read More 
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Video: Energized Birthright Israel Alums at the March for Israel

On Tuesday, November 14, 2023, the Jewish community in the US had a monumental display of support for Israel. The March for Israel, the nation's largest pro-Israel rally, was organized with the firm conviction to remind the world about the kidnapped hostages and to confront antisemitism head-on. An impressive crowd of nearly 300,000 individuals convened at Washington, DC's National Mall,… Read More 

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