Hebrew artwork: For Birthright teens - and former UN ambassadors

Jerusalem scribe Kalman Delmoor integrates Hebrew letters into his popular artwork: “I want to give over a creative way of Torah learning”Tzvi Lev, 2/16/2018, 12:24 PM

Groups pledge $2 million to strengthen Jewish identity

Groups pledge $2 million toward strengthening young adults’ Jewish identity.JTA, 1/1/2018, 8:18 AM

'Israel is your home'

Prime Minister Netanyahu addresses Birthright-Taglit event in Jerusalem, urges participants to come live in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2017, 2:05 AM

Reform Movement dumped from Birthright Israel

As number of participants falls, Reform Movement removed from list of trip providers for popular Birthright Israel's free 10-day tours.David Rosenberg, 11/28/2017, 10:51 PM

US Jewish leaders are fighting the wrong battle

American Jews may know that somehow they are the people of the book but they don't know what book is being referred to. There is little hope for their eventual survival as a vital part of the Jewish people.Rabbi Berel Wein, 11/28/2017, 2:42 PM

Birthright drops encounters with Israeli Arabs

Meetings with Arab citizens temporarily removed from itinerary of program which brings young Diaspora Jews on free 10 day trips to Israel.JTA, 11/2/2017, 6:52 PM

‘Birthright for Moms’ to lead trips for Spanish-speakers

Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project launches program focusing on bringing Jewish women from Latin America to Israel.JTA, 9/4/2017, 7:47 PM

Birthright inspires Israeli pop stars

Founders of pop band 'Shotei Hanevuah' release a song dedicated to Birthright-Taglit participants titled 'Olim Basulam.'Tzvi Lev, 8/28/2017, 9:38 AM

180 Jewish fathers to visit Israel in adult 'Birthright" trip

Following success of women's program, MoMENtum brings men to Israel, hoping to enrich their lives and the lives of those around them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2017, 9:29 AM

Philanthropist who was Levi Strauss heir killed in plane crash

Bill Sachs Goldman, scion of a prominent family of Jewish philanthropists in San Francisco, died in a crash of his private plane.JTA, 7/16/2017, 10:33 AM

The billionaire who founded Birthright has a private zoo

Why does Michael Steinhardt - who founded Birthright and is building a new Tel Aviv nature museum - own a private zoo?JTA, 7/8/2017, 9:01 PM

'Israel will be around long after Iranian regime is gone'

Prime Minister addresses Birthright Israel gathering, says Israel ready to defend itself from any threat, but also ready to make peace.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2017, 11:01 PM

Watch: PM to speak at Birthright Mega Event

Organization which brings Diaspora youth to Israel holds mega-event with Prime Minister Netanyahu.Mordechai Sones, 6/25/2017, 8:34 PM

‘Birthright for moms’ brings nearly 1,000 Jewish dads to Israel

Dads join 'birthright' trips after Diaspora Affairs Ministry helps women's group bring young parents to Israel.JTA, 3/27/2017, 2:34 PM

Israeli government to fund up to 1/3 of Birthright Israel Excel

The Israeli government has agreed to fund up to 1/3 of a special Birthright program for students interested in business and technology.JTA, 11/20/2016, 3:50 PM

Shorter Birthright trip for young professionals

The seven-day trip will allow young professionals to visit Israel for the first time without taking too much time off work.Emily Rose, 10/9/2016, 1:53 PM

'Acceptance and assimilation have turned around to kill us'

Jewish billionaire Sheldon Adelson, main supporter of Birthright Taglit, explains how the program is important in preventing assimilation.Yoni Kempinski, 10/2/2016, 6:05 AM

1000 Russian-speaking Birthright participants celebrate Israel

Wohl Centre event showcases Russian-speakers’ contributions to Israeli film, media, art, politics and technology landscape.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2016, 10:25 AM

Watch: Israelis, Americans embark on 'Ventures'

Arutz Sheva gets an inside look at "Ventures," where elite technology ex-soldiers meet US business students to bring their ideas to life.Yoni Kempinski, 7/31/2016, 2:55 PM

Birthright trip offering college credits for first time

The first Birthright trip offering participants academic credit is now in Israel.JTA, 6/27/2016, 2:06 AM

American man kills himself on Birthright trip

US citizen found dead in hotel room, in first suicide in 17 years of Birthright trips.JTA, 5/19/2016, 7:13 PM

Netanyahu: This land is your birthright

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu speaks to Taglit-Birthright participants, notes their strong connection to the State of Israel.Hezki Baruch, 1/12/2016, 11:27 PM

16,000 Birthright participants bring tourism spike amid terror

Visiting Jewish youths undaunted and look forward to experiencing everything that Israel has to offer.Raphael Poch , 12/24/2015, 8:45 PM

Rivlin: US Jewish Students on 'Front Lines of Modern Battle'

Rivlin addresses Israeli and North American future leaders, and warns them of the anti-Semitism lurking under Israel criticism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2015, 5:39 PM

Yom Haatzmaut- A Day of Common Celebration

There are challenges that require Israel and the Diaspora to work together to create a stronger Jewish future. Rabbi David. Stav, 4/23/2015, 8:46 AM

Taglit-Birthright Group Sees Israel Through the Lens of Ecology

In honor of Tu B'Shvat, a group of ecology students currently on Birthright took a special tour of Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 2/9/2015, 3:15 AM

Netanyahu: Can Jews Everywhere Say 'Je suis Juif'?

Only in Israel can Jews say 'I am a Jew' securely, PM says at Taglit event in wake of Paris attacks, in a call for aliyah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2015, 10:54 PM

Jewish Youth Brave the Storm to Visit their 'Birthright'

Heavy wind and snow coupled with road closures wasn't enough to dampen spirits of 400 Taglit-Birthright participants.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2015, 6:24 PM

Radical Leftist New Israel Fund Booted from Taglit-Birthright

Extremist group behind pro-BDS NGOs announces its partnership with Birthright cancelled for trying to 'influence Israeli policy.'Ari Yashar, 11/26/2014, 9:29 AM

New Taglit Program Reconnects Israeli-Americans

IAC launches new Hebrew Israel visit track after study finds Israelis in US increasingly intermarry and lose Hebrew.Ari Yashar, 8/28/2014, 4:20 PM

Shlach: The Power of the Land

The secret of this land of Israel, that Hashem describes as being His land, is that it fills one with a different spirit. It empowers one with a spirit of courage, destiny and purpose. Moshe Kempinski, 6/12/2014, 9:04 AM

Taglit-Birthright to Begin Visiting Judea and Samaria

Gush Etzion open to Birthright visitors in landmark move for Zionist outreach group.Tova Dvorin, 5/2/2014, 2:21 PM

'You Have to Fight the Battle for Israel in the Fight for Truth'

"Taglit promises the future of the Israeli State and the Jewish Nation," says PM Netanyahu at Taglit Mega Event.Elad Benari, 1/15/2014, 3:08 AM

Taglit Record: 1,600 Participants Arrive In 1 Day

Birthright program brings record number in 39 groups from around the world, aims to connect young Jews to Israel.Ari Yashar, 12/30/2013, 6:25 PM

Government to Encourage Greater French Aliyah

Three-pronged program to encourage mass aliyah of Jews from France. Focus on housing, jobs, education.Tova Dvorin, 12/27/2013, 1:36 PM

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Miriam Adelson to Birthright Kids: Have More Jewish Babies

Thousands of Jews from around the world on Wednesday night held a “Bar-Mitzvah celebration” for the Birthright (Taglit) programDavid Lev, 6/27/2013, 10:03 AM

Kibbutz Shabbat: Students, Secular Kibbutzniks and a Chief Rabbi

Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger came to spend a unique Shabbat celebrating secular-kibbutz Bar Mitzvahs – with unexpected resultsHillel Fendel, 1/10/2013, 8:05 PM

Netanyahu Attends Taglit 'Bar Mitzvah' Event

"Our goal is that any young Jew who wants to come to Israel will be able to come to Israel," Netanyahu tells Taglit participants.Elad Benari, 1/8/2013, 2:14 AM

Leftist Orgs Take Taglit Youths on Pro-Arab Tours

Makor Rishon: NGOs take Taglit youths to Palestinian Authority villages, provide anti-"occupation" narrative.Gil Ronen, 8/21/2012, 5:00 PM

Adelsons Infuse Cash Into Birthright Program

The Birthright-Taglit program are to receive a much-needed infusion of cash from top philanthropists Sheldon and Dr. Miriam Adelson.Chana Ya'ar, 7/17/2012, 5:14 PM

ROI Summit Calls for Jewish "Return On Investment"

"Instead of turning their backs, they then build the kinds of communities they want to see," says Justin Korda of the ROI Community.Ben Bresky & Yoni Kempinski, 6/14/2012, 5:14 AM

Israel Launches ‘Bible-Birthright’ Program

The Bible Lands Museum is launching on Wednesday a new tour created for Birthright that shows the Bible as Israel’s true birthright.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/16/2012, 9:39 AM

New Birthright Trip Brings Older American Jews to Israel

“Birthright Israel for Boomers” provides older American Jews with an experience identical to that of young adults.Elad Benari, 5/10/2012, 2:14 AM

Birthright Gives Special Ed Youth an Israel Experience

Eight young Jewish adults with various degrees of mental and physical disabilities spent ten days touring Israel.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 3/18/2012, 8:00 AM

Taglit Holds its First Start-Up Nation Tour

Taglit-Birthright Israel launches its first special “Start-Up Nation” group. The trip is meant for young Jewish entrepreneurs.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 1/30/2012, 9:01 AM

PM Netanyahu Inspires Taglit Birthright-Israel Participants

Prime Minister Netanyahu addressed the Taglit Birthright Israel Mega Event: Be proud of your birthright.Elad Benari, 1/5/2012, 1:14 AM

Birthright Israel Month Launched in New York

NYC's Mayor Bloomberg launches Birthright Israel Month, celebrating 11 years of free Heritage tours for Jewish youth worldwide to Israel. Elad Benari, 5/5/2011, 4:15 AM

PM: We Want 50,000 Taglit Kids Here Each Year

PM Binyamin Netanyahu announced a sharp increase in the budget for Taglit (Birthright), with a goal of enrolling 50,000 participants each year.David Lev, 1/9/2011, 5:46 PM

A Hebron Triple-header

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IDF Soldiers Help Birthright Bring Jews to Israel

IDF soldiers – 40,000 of them – have taken part in Birthright tours that have brought 250,000 Jews to Israel, some of whom now are in the IDF.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/17/2010, 10:19 PM

Birthright Celebrates Decade, IDF Pledges More Soldiers

The number of particpants in the Taglit-Birthright program will increase by 20% in 2010. According to the IDF, more soldiers will participate too.Malkah Fleisher, 1/20/2010, 9:56 PM

Gala Celebration as 1st Decade Birthright-Taglit Flight Arrives

400 lucky Birthright-Taglit program participants touched down at Ben Gurion Inernational Airport Tuesday to find a full-scale celebration.Hana Levi Julian and Yoni Kempinski, 12/29/2009, 4:32 PM

Yes to Adelson, No to Yoffie

It is time to call out liberal American Jewish leaders. Ronn Torossian, CEO of 5WPR, 11/1/2013, 8:42 AM