'Birthright Israel is under attack'

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach says Birthright Israel is being threatened by leftist groups. “There are groups trying to disrupt the trips."Tal Polon, 8/28/2019, 5:23 PM

Jewish wrestler wins WWE championship

Birthright Israel alum Drew Gulak, known as 'the Philadelphia stretcher', wins World Wrestling Entertainment cruiser-weight championship.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/25/2019, 9:44 AM

IfNotNow activists arrested protesting outside Birthright

Anti-Israel group demands that Birthright 'confront the crisis of Occupation' on its tours of Israel.Ben Sales, JTA, 4/7/2019, 8:40 AM

J Street launches Birthright-style alternative trip to Israel

J Street launches alternative youth trips to Israel, based on Birthright model. Trips will include meetings with Palestinian Arab activists.Ben Sales, JTA, 3/14/2019, 8:08 AM

Places to visit in Israel in 2019 - if you really want to learn

Don't give in to the Israel-bashers who want you to criticize Birthright and hear the so-called "Palestinian point of view" when you know almost nothing about the Jewish struggle to establish a state. Moshe Phillips, 1/10/2019, 10:33 PM

Birthright co-founder: Don't criticize Israel on our nickel

Birthright Israel co-founder Charles Bronfman says young Jews are free to criticize Israel, but not while enjoying a free trip.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/9/2018, 4:05 AM

Did Birthright give in to terrorism?

Taglit-Birthright orders participants to stay away from south during tense period of arson and rocket attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2018, 6:02 PM

Jewish girls ditch Birthright trip, join far-left group

Five American Jewish women leave Birthright trip, link up with far-left NGO in protest of IDF defense of Gaza border and 'occupation'.David Rosenberg, 6/28/2018, 9:04 PM

'Birthright Israel is a life-changing experience for so many'

PM Netanyahu sends recorded greeting for Birthright Israel's mega event, thanks participants and supporters around the globe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2018, 2:10 PM

Birthright founder gives middle finger to anti-Israel protesters

Watch: Michael Steinhardt, co-founder and major donor to Birthright Israel, gives silent response to anti-Israel protesters in NY.JTA, 4/17/2018, 7:44 AM

'Israel - where a new immigrant became Defense Minister'

Defense Minister Liberman talks to 1000 Russian-speaking Jews from around the world celebrating 70 years since Israel’s independence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2018, 12:09 PM

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

Left-wing NGO to American Jews: Israel is not your birthright

Far-left 'Jewish Voice for Peace' declares war on Birthright program bringing young Diaspora Jews to Israel.David Rosenberg, 9/7/2017, 7:13 PM

'Birthright Israel one of the few totally selfless things'

After more than 17 years and nearly 600,000 participants, Birthright Israel's contributions to be recognized at torch-lighting ceremony.Hezki Baruch, 4/30/2017, 10:49 PM

Liberman: 'You can accomplish anything you set your mind to'

Liberman attends Russian Birthright event, tells participants he's 'excited' they came to visit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2017, 11:03 AM

Jewish boxer has second bar mitzvah on Masada

Grandson of Holocaust survivor 'brought people to tears' with second bar mitzvah on historic Israeli site.JTA, 8/23/2016, 9:40 PM

3 Chabad Rabbis Have Led 100 Birthright Trips

The US-based rabbis, who are all in their 50’s, have led 28, 32, and 40+ Mayanot Birthright trips since 1999.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2015, 7:01 PM

Birthright Israel Alumni Lobby Against Iran Deal

Alumni Community of Taglit emails listserv urging all alumni to 'stand with Israel' and contact legislators to reject the Iran nuclear deal.Cynthia Blank, 7/16/2015, 10:46 AM

German Birthright Fights amid Anti-Semitism Storm

Over Passover, 40 young German Jews came to Israel for the Seder, a product of one of the most successful programs in Europe.Gedalyah Reback, 4/15/2015, 2:07 PM