"Birthright Israel was a life-changing experience for me. Years after my trip took place, the experience continues to have a profound impact on me."
—Peter Schottenfels.

Read more about Peter's touching story about the gift that lasts a lifetime: [ Huff.to Link ]

Changing Lives and Saving Lives.

Aroma coffee: Reason one billion to go on a Birthright Israel trip. Sign up now for priority access when registration opens for the Summer 2017 trip: [ Bit.ly Link ]
"After 10 short days, I realized how much I fell in love with Israel and how much I didn’t want to leave this amazing place. Hours after we got home the thought of a reunion was already being planned out by all of us!" —Alyssa Petry
Take a virtual tour of the Taglit-Birthright Israel State of Mind Innovation Center!
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6 Israeli TV shows to binge-watch now

Travel + Leisure's bucket list for 2017 includes Jerusalem!

50 Best Places to Travel in 2017

Work at a leading Israeli company this summer. Birthright Israel Excel Fellows will have the opportunity to live in Israel and work with experts in the public and private sector. Don't miss out: Apply online by January 22, 2017.

Become a Birthright Israel Excel Fellow

Natalie went on a Birthright Israel trip expecting that she’d fall in love with Israel. What she didn’t expect was to also fall for her future husband. “Elad was one of the students asked to join our Birthright trip. We had a chemistry from the beginning and we were already talking about marriage on the first day — not to each other, of course, but in general! We were together the entire five...
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Seas the day! Explore Jaffa Port, an ancient port on the Mediterranean Sea. Sign up now for priority access when registration opens for the Summer 2017 trip: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Meet Jewish talents to watch out for at this Golden Globe Awards!

8 Jews to Watch Out For at the Golden Globes

May their memories be a blessing.

12 Inspiring Jews Who Died in 2016

Everyone says that your Birthright Israel experience is going to be life-changing, and I can tell you firsthand that it's true. Returning to the homeland was always a dream of mine and Birthright Israel helped me to make it a reality. Not only was I able to see some truly magical places, but I came away with some amazing and lifelong friends. The connection I felt to the Israel, the culture,...
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Go strolling through the cobblestone streets of Safed this summer. Sign up now for priority access when registration opens for the Summer 2017 trip: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Happy New Year! Our New Year's Eve party last night culminated with a proposal!
450 Birthright Israel participants from the U.S. and Canada gathered to light the Menorah, hear from speakers including Dr. Miriam and Mr. Sheldon Adelson, and listen to a concert by Nadav Guedj at our Hanukkah Party in Israel.