categoryTrip Highlights

6 Ways to Learn Hebrew After Birthright Israel

by Birthright Israel Foundation February 14, 2019 at 1:15 pm
Birthright Israel alumni downloading apps

6 Ways to Learn Hebrew After Birthright Israel

by Birthright Israel Foundation February 14, 2019 at 1:15 pm

You may be even more familiar with expressions like Sababa or Yofi after your Birthright Israel trip, but there is so much more to the modern Hebrew language. If you’re planning on going back, like most Birthright Israel alumni, check out the apps, YouTube videos, podcasts, and Instagram accounts below to start learning today. Read More

Video: The 10 Values of Birthright Israel

by Birthright Israel Foundation February 12, 2019 at 9:55 am
Dr. Zohar Raviv

Video: The 10 Values of Birthright Israel

by Birthright Israel Foundation February 12, 2019 at 9:55 am

Over 650,000 young Jewish adults from 67 countries have experienced the 10 Values of Birthright Israel and are forever impacted by each and every one of them. Explained by Dr. Zohar Raviv, Birthright Israel VP of Education, the video below is an insider look into why this once-in-a-lifetime educational experience is more than a just a free trip. Read More

From Tennessee to Israel

by Laura Fenton February 5, 2019 at 10:00 am
Laura with her Birthright Israel group

From Tennessee to Israel

by Laura Fenton February 5, 2019 at 10:00 am

Laura Fenton is originally from Memphis, TN. She thought she’d never make it to the land of milk and honey… that was until she heard of Birthright Israel! Israel was never a place I thought I would visit until the opportunity to go on Birthright Israel opened up. I am so grateful to had gone at the age of 31 since they extended the eligibility! Read More

True Life: My Birthright Israel Story

by Tori Shiver February 1, 2019 at 9:57 am

True Life: My Birthright Israel Story

by Tori Shiver February 1, 2019 at 9:57 am

The first time I traveled to Israel was when I was fourteen and then most recently with Birthright Israel in the summer of 2018. Something about going as a young adult the second time around changed my life. Before, I did not recognize all the beauty and the significance of Israel. Read More

An Open Letter To Anyone Considering Going On A Birthright Israel Trip

by Brittany Barnett January 16, 2019 at 9:00 am
Brittany in Jerusalem on Birthright Israel

An Open Letter To Anyone Considering Going On A Birthright Israel Trip

by Brittany Barnett January 16, 2019 at 9:00 am

The first words said to me upon arriving in Israel were “Welcome Home.” It is amazing how meaningful two words can be and how much they resonated through the whole trip. I have been on more trips than I can count. I have a yearning and passion for travel and each place I go. Read More

What Inspired Me To Become The First Female President of My Hillel

by Casey Dresbach January 14, 2019 at 9:00 am
Casey Dresbach holding Miami Hurricane Flag

What Inspired Me To Become The First Female President of My Hillel

by Casey Dresbach January 14, 2019 at 9:00 am

When you grow up in a Jewish Community, go to Jewish Day School, and have a grandfather who is a prominent Rabbi in the Upper East Side of Manhattan the last thing you expect is for a short 10-day trip to totally shift your Jewish identity. When going on the Birthright trip was presented to me, I thought it would be fun; I would be going with my best friends, my sorority sisters. Read More