Leadership & Supporters

After donor cuts, Birthright CEO puts out a challenge to the Jewish community

Now that the shock has worn off, the question for Birthright is who will step up. Last week, Miriam Adelson, Birthright Israel’s most generous donor, addressed a board meeting of the organization known for bringing tens of thousands of young Jews to Israel each year. She and her late husband, Sheldon Adelson, through the Adelson Family Foundation, have contributed nearly… Read More 
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 
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 
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 
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 
Events Leadership & Supporters

Viki Freeman Hosts Birthright Israel Foundation’s Atlanta Major Donor Event

On Tuesday, October 25, 2022, Birthright Israel Foundation supporter Viki Freeman hosted over 70 of the organization's most committed philanthropists from Atlanta. The event was exclusively for those donors giving $10,000 or more to Birthright Israel Foundation. Local Atlanta alumni also joined the donors to meet and thank those who made their experiences a reality. MAKE A GIFT NOW Atlanta musician and alum… Read More 
Events Leadership & Supporters

An Evening of Celebration and Conversation in Los Angeles with Lisa Daftari

On Sunday, October 23, 2022, more than 60 guests attended a gathering generously hosted by Iris and Mikey Dardashti in their Beverly Hills home for an inspiring program to benefit and celebrate Birthright Israel Foundation. Mikey Dardashti spoke about how he and Iris deeply care about their community, Israel, and the Jewish people. He stressed how important it is to… Read More 
Events Leadership & Supporters

Lauren & Josh Diamond Along With Hannah & Avery Rosin Host an Impactful Event for Birthright Israel Alumni Supporters

On Thursday, October 20, 2022, alumni and friends of Birthright Israel Foundation gathered at the home of Los Angeles Leadership Cabinet Members Lauren and Josh Diamond. The event, co-chaired by Hannah and Avery Rosin, highlighted the global and local impact of Birthright Israel Foundation over the past 22 years. MAKE A GIFT NOW Alumna Lauren Diamond shared reflections about her experience on the… Read More 
Events Leadership & Supporters

A Night to Remember at Belmont Country Club Feat. Barry Shrage

On Sunday, September 18, 2022, supporters of Birthright Israel Foundation gathered at Belmont Country Club in Boston, MA, to celebrate the program's educational impact. Sara and Leonard Aronson graciously hosted the evening. Guests had the pleasure of hearing from alumna Lauren Gruber who shared how her trip gave her the confidence to stand up against antisemitism on her college campus.… Read More 
Leadership & Supporters

Birthright’s ‘Delightfully Imperfect’ Israel

A parent whose children will join an upcoming Taglit-Birthright Israel trip asked Zohar Raviv, the program’s international vice president for educational strategy, “What are my kids going to get out of this trip?” “I don’t know what your kids are going to get,” Raviv replied. “I know what I intend for them to get.” The criteria for success, he said… Read More 

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