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Birthright trips — the 10-day Israel tours offered free to young Jews — are so much part of mainstream culture that they have been copied by other religions, parodied … more
Two days into my first Taglit-Birthright Israel trip, during which I led a group of 40 Americans around Israel, I heard the news of the Obama administration’s unprecedented refusal to veto a … more
ATHENS — Amid preparations for her wedding 12 years ago, Errika Abouaf was happy to skip the mikvah, where Jewish brides traditionally undergo immersion before marrying in an Orthodox … more
Prominent business leaders and educators will convene in New York City this weekend for the Birthright Israel Excel Fellows fourth annual retreat. more
More than 100 men and women poured into Jeffrey Resnick’s Woodmere home on Sunday in a bid to combine the inspirational power of two Jewish organizations —Partners in Torah and Birthright. more
The Taglit-Birthright Israel program has expanded eligibility for its free 10-day trips to Israel for Jewish young adults ages 18-26, has learned. Teenagers who went on an educational trip to Israel during high school were previously not eligible but can now participate if they were under 18 when they traveled, confirmed Noa Bauer, Birthright’s vice president of international marketing. more
“Taglit.” It is the Hebrew word for “discovery.” Therefore, it is no coincidence that the name of the program that has sent nearly 300,000 Jewish young adults to Israel since 2000 is called “Taglit-Birthright Israel.” This program encourages its participants, many visiting Israel for the first time, to discover new things about their Jewish identity and explore connections with their religion. more
The power of birthright israel By Sari Nossbaum The word “free” is the best way to attract the attention of any person. Taglit-Birthright has used this knowledge as an effective tool … more