categoryBirthright Israel Alumni

Keeping An Open Heart On Birthright Israel

by Thomas Steinhart • San Francisco, CA October 2, 2019 at 7:46 am
Thomas Steinhart, 2019 Birthright Israel Alumnus

Keeping An Open Heart On Birthright Israel

by Thomas Steinhart • San Francisco, CA October 2, 2019 at 7:46 am

When I was in my late twenties, I considered going to Birthright Israel but unfortunately did not have the time to make the trip. When representatives from the organization told me earlier this year that the age limit had increased to 32, I decided to sign up for a trip in July, not wanting to miss another chance. Read More

Event Highlights: Israeli Food Tasting at HaSalon NYC

by Birthright Israel Foundation September 26, 2019 at 5:12 pm

Event Highlights: Israeli Food Tasting at HaSalon NYC

by Birthright Israel Foundation September 26, 2019 at 5:12 pm

On Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Birthright Israel Foundation and Birthright Israel Excel hosted over 150 alumni for an Israeli Food Tasting at NYC’s HaSalon! We were excited to be in company with Birthright Israel Foundation’s NYC Young Leadership Council and Fellows from Birthright Israel Excel. Guests had the opportunity to learn more about the Foundation and their work with the 35,000 donors who made their Birthright Israel trips possible. Read More

VIDEO: A Sneak Peek Of My Birthright Israel Journey

by Natalie Leinbach • Bowie, MD September 25, 2019 at 8:35 am

VIDEO: A Sneak Peek Of My Birthright Israel Journey

by Natalie Leinbach • Bowie, MD September 25, 2019 at 8:35 am

Natalie Leinbach is a 2019 Birthright Israel Alumna currently studying Communications and Economics at the University of Maryland, College Park. Below is a personal video she made to remember her Birthright Israel trip and showcase her favorite moments. You can scroll down to read our interview with Natalie as well! What type of Birthright Israel trip did you choose to go on? Read More

High Holiday Recipe: Apples, Honey & Pomegranate Crumb Pie

by Lindsay Morrison • Atlanta, GA September 23, 2019 at 8:22 am
Apple Crumb Pie

High Holiday Recipe: Apples, Honey & Pomegranate Crumb Pie

by Lindsay Morrison • Atlanta, GA September 23, 2019 at 8:22 am

We are excited to share 2012 Birthright Israel alumna, Lindsay Morrison’s favorite High Holiday recipe on the blog! Keep scrolling to learn how to make this delicious treat and read more about the impact Birthright Israel had on Lindsay. We promise her interview is just as sweet as the recipe! Read More

Birthright Israel Spotify Playlist 2019

by Birthright Israel Foundation September 18, 2019 at 8:51 am
2019 Birthright Israel Foundation Spotify Playlist

Birthright Israel Spotify Playlist 2019

by Birthright Israel Foundation September 18, 2019 at 8:51 am

Just because you’re not in Israel anymore doesn’t mean you can’t jam out to these awesome tunes! We love finding new Israeli songs to listen to — from Eurovision Superstar, Netta, to fan favorite, Omer Adam, and everyone in between! Here are our favorite Israeli songs that are currently on #replay Read More

Community, Acceptance, and Self‑Discovery

by Birthright Israel Foundation September 16, 2019 at 8:05 am

Community, Acceptance, and Self‑Discovery

by Birthright Israel Foundation September 16, 2019 at 8:05 am

When most people hear the words “Birthright Israel,” they usually think “free trip,” and while Birthright Israel technically is a “free trip,” it is so much more than that. Birthright Israel is a unique partnership between the Israeli government, various Jewish communities and Jewish philanthropists. The founders of Birthright Israel created this project to send hundreds of thousands of young Jewish adults to Israel as a gift, in order to connect with themselves, the Jewish people, Jewish history and their future. Read More