categoryBirthright Israel Alumni

From Birthright Israel Participant to Oleh Chadash, The Journey of Nicole LaGrua

by Nicole LaGrua • Rumson, NJ November 21, 2019 at 6:59 am

From Birthright Israel Participant to Oleh Chadash, The Journey of Nicole LaGrua

by Nicole LaGrua • Rumson, NJ November 21, 2019 at 6:59 am

Where do I begin? This trip has changed my life, really. As of last December, I was a student at Penn State University, and the only reason I went on Birthright Israel was because a friend from college wanted me to come with him. So I thought, why not! I had never been to Israel before and wanted to learn more. Read More

Alumna and Chef, Alexis Sicklick hosts Birthright Israel Themed Pop-up Dinner

by Alexis Sicklick • New York, NY November 11, 2019 at 3:22 pm

Alumna and Chef, Alexis Sicklick hosts Birthright Israel Themed Pop-up Dinner

by Alexis Sicklick • New York, NY November 11, 2019 at 3:22 pm

Alexis Sicklick is a Junior Sous Chef at Aquavit in New York City and went on Birthright Israel in summer 2019 with her sister Tori. Her trip inspired her so much that she is hosting a Birthright Israel themed Pop-Dinner, Experiencing the Deliciousness of Israel, on Monday, November 18, 2019, in New York City (Sign Up Here!). Read More

Birthright Israel Through The Eyes of YouTuber, Tori Sicklick

by Tori Sicklick • Brooklyn, NY November 11, 2019 at 3:06 pm

Birthright Israel Through The Eyes of YouTuber, Tori Sicklick

by Tori Sicklick • Brooklyn, NY November 11, 2019 at 3:06 pm

Birthright Israel was a trip that I had been looking forward to and planning to go on for many, many years. My oldest sister, Morgan, went on her Birthright Israel trip when I was in high school and hearing about her experience and how much she loved it made me want to go on this trip as well. Read More

What It’s Like Experiencing Israel’s LGBTQ+ Culture Through Birthright Israel

by Monroe Marshall • Albany, NY November 11, 2019 at 8:03 am
Monroe on Birthright Israel

What It’s Like Experiencing Israel’s LGBTQ+ Culture Through Birthright Israel

by Monroe Marshall • Albany, NY November 11, 2019 at 8:03 am

My name is Monroe Marshall, and I was born in Brooklyn, raised on Long Island, and am currently living in Albany, NY. I am working towards a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology, and Certificate in Public Health Preparedness and Surveillance at The University at Albany, State University of New York. Read More

Video: Meet Chloe Rehfield

by Chloe Rehfield • New York, NY November 8, 2019 at 7:21 am

Video: Meet Chloe Rehfield

by Chloe Rehfield • New York, NY November 8, 2019 at 7:21 am

There’s no better way to see the impact of your gift than by hearing it first hand from one of our 700,000+ alumni. It’s because of your generosity young Jewish adults around the world are inspired to be Jewish leaders, give Tzedakah and keep our communities vibrant. So, now its time to hear it for yourself from NYC alumna, Chloe Tennessee Rehfield. Read More

Event Highlights: Hudson Yards Real Estate Community Event

by Birthright Israel Foundation November 5, 2019 at 5:28 pm
Jeff Blau,CEO of Related Companies, and Dan Doctoroff, Chairman and CEO of Sidewalk Labs

Event Highlights: Hudson Yards Real Estate Community Event

by Birthright Israel Foundation November 5, 2019 at 5:28 pm

On Monday, November 4, 2019 in New York City we hosted a remarkable program featuring Jeff Blau, CEO of Related Companies, and Dan Doctoroff, Chairman and CEO of Sidewalk Labs for a conversation on Hudson Yards and the intersection of real estate and technology. We also had the opportunity of hearing from Shavit Rootman, former IDF officer and alumnus of Birthright Israel’s Mifgash program. Read More