Our daughter, Desiree, went on Birthright Israel last July from New York. Up until this trip she had very little interest in her Jewish heritage and absolutely no interest in going to…
Birthright Israel Celebrates 18 Years at the JFNA GANovember 8, 2018 at 4:19 pm
On Tuesday, October 23rd Birthright Israel and Birthright Israel Foundation hosted an afterparty at the 2018 JFNA GA in Tel Aviv, Israel to celebrate our 18th Anniversary and the overall success of the program. We raised our glasses and had a huge l’chaim with a crowd of over 150 Federation professionals, current Birthright Israel participants, alumni, donors, board members and prominent dignitaries.
The evening included opening remarks from Birthright Israel International CEO, Gidi Mark plus personal messages to the Birthright Israel and Birthright Israel Foundation family from leaders of the global Jewish community who included Barry Shrage, Immediate Past President, CJP Boston, Yoram Teitz, Managing Partner at EY Israel and Chairman of Birthright Israel Excel, Lori Komisar, Board Member at Birthright Israel Foundation, Eric Fingerhut, President of Hillel International, current participants from our 27 to 32-year-old pilot program and Dani Dayan, Consul General of Israel in New York.Blog Home