Trip Highlights

Video: Meet the Israelis Who Make Birthright Israel a Life-Changing Experience

This summer, Birthright Israel is back and Israelis everywhere are saying Bruchim Habaim, "Welcome Home." As trips resume after a pause due to the pandemic, young Jews in the Diaspora are not the only ones ready for the journey — Israelis are too! They play a crucial role in the Birthright Israel experience, from El Al flight attendant, Ortal to Luba,… Read More 
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 
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 
Alumni Food Trip Highlights

Unexpected Ways Life in Israel Has Influenced Jewish American Culture

Israel is a young country with a flourishing modern culture. You probably already knew that, but it comes as a surprise to some Birthright Israel participants. Many of these Jewish young adults, aged 18-32, don’t give much thought to life in Israel or Jewish living. After the educational and experiential Birthright Israel journey, they enthusiastically embrace their Jewish roots.  “Unless… Read More 
Alumni Food Holidays

Quiz: How much do you know about the Jewish holiday of Purim?

For centuries the Jewish people have been dressing up to celebrate Purim and pay tribute to the bravery of Queen Esther. The festivities of the holiday include reading of the Megillah, shaking our groggers, and eating delicious hamantaschen. Are you ready for some Purim fun? Take our quiz below to see how much you know about the Jewish holiday of… Read More 
Alumni Love Stories Trip Highlights

How Loren Brovarnik of 90 Day Fiancé Found Love on Birthright Israel

Are you a fan of the hit reality TV show 90 Day Fiancé? Well, if you are, then you're probably familiar with the most famous Birthright Israel love story ever - Loren and Alexei Brovarnik. In 2013, when Loren (Goldstone) Brovarnik, a Birthright Israel alumna, volunteered to be a madricha (trip staff) and boarded a plane bound for Israel, she… Read More 
Leadership & Supporters

Securing the Future of LGBTQ+ Birthright Israel Trips in Memory of Bob Beleson

On December 29, 2020, the world lost a gem with the passing of Bob (Robert) Beleson. He was a beloved brother, husband, and a dear friend to so many. When Bob’s brother Rick and husband Steven were looking to honor his legacy, they wanted to ensure that whatever contribution they made would be everlasting, just like the mark Bob left… Read More 
Alumni Food Holidays Trip Highlights

Unique and Easy Hamantaschen Recipes for Everyone

The one thing everybody looks forward to on Purim is eating hamantaschen. This is why we're partnering with Birthright Israel alumna and chef Alexis Sicklick to bring you unique and easy hamantaschen recipes. Keep scrolling for Chef Sicklick's Blackberry Mojito and Delicata Squash hamantaschen recipes. History of Hamantaschen Hamantaschen are known for their unique triangle shape representing the 3-corners of… Read More 
Alumni Trip Highlights

Why Birthright Israel is 10 Days of Ah‑Ha!

Growing up hearing stories about my Zayde who fought in the War of Independence in the Haganah, I always had a deep appreciation for the state of Israel and a strong desire to see this land for myself. After my Bar Mitzvah, I took my first trip to Israel where I explored the land of my ancestors. As I finished… Read More 
Leadership & Supporters

Sheldon Adelson (z”l): A Legacy Worth Leaving

Today is a sad day for the Jewish people, the State of Israel and Birthright Israel for we have lost our dear friend and most generous supporter, Sheldon Adelson (z”l).  There are few people in this world who can compare to Sheldon and his wife, Dr. Miriam Adelson, when it comes to their generosity and dedication to our people and our homeland.  … Read More 
Leadership & Supporters

A Ripple Effect: The Reach of Your Support of Jewish Nonprofit Organizations

We’re the first to admit there are countless Jewish causes worthy of your support.  As a charitable entity, Birthright Israel Foundation is fortunate to have strong relationships with a variety of these Jewish nonprofit organizations. Not only does some of the funding for Birthright Israel come from them, but alumni often go on to support valuable Jewish nonprofits professionally and… Read More 

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