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Birthright aims to bring American Jews to Israel's tech sector

With Israel's tech industry facing shortage of workers, Birthright launches program to bring young American Jews to Israeli tech sector.

Birthright aims to bring American Jews to Israel's tech sector

War leaves Russian, Ukrainian Birthright participants stranded in Israel

Most participants from the region are currently at Tel Aviv hotels, unable to return home due to the conflict.

War leaves E. Europe Birthright participants stranded in Israel

Birthright North American trips resume after COVID pause

2,000 Birthright Israel participants from 45 states to land in Israel in February and March after 2-year pause due to COVID pandemic.

Birthright North American trips resume after COVID pause

Birthright Israel & Onward Israel merge, strengthening Jewish Diaspora ties with Israel

Merger provides young Jews around the world increased opportunities to visit, study, work, and live in Israel.

Birthright Israel and Onward Israel merge

Birthright trips to resume next month

Birthright trips to resume in October without quarantines for the vaccinated.

Birthright trips to resume next month

Director: 'Israelis need Birthright no less than the participants'

Weaving home hospitality into Birthright trips forges new bonds between young Israelis and Diaspora Jews.

'Israelis need Birthright no less than the participants'

Birthright Israel joins forces with Onward Israel to provide increased opportunities

Birthright Israel and Onward Israel seek to join forces to strengthen Jewish Diaspora ties with Israel.

Birthright Israel joins forces with Onward Israel

Thank you Birthright for changing my life

Thank you to Birthright, Michael Steinhardt, Charles Bronfman and Sheldon Adelson for changing my life. My apologies to Gush Katif. Op-ed.

Thank you Birthright for changing my life

Birthright Israel launches first ever interactive tour

'Choose your own adventure' allows anyone to experience Israel like a Birthright Israel participant for a day.

Birthright Israel launches first ever interactive tour

Birthright suspends all activity in Gaza periphery

Taglight Birthright orders tour groups away from Gaza-area communities amid security tensions in the south.

Birthright suspends all activity in Gaza periphery

Celebrity doctor to the rescue on Israel-bound flight

Celebrity physician Dr. Mike treats Birthright participant on Israel-bound flight.

Celebrity doctor to the rescue on Israel-bound flight

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.

J Street launches Birthright-style alternative trip to Israel

'Jews participating in Birthright engage in ethnic cleansing'

American Muslims for Palestine official: Birthright Israel 'denies Palestinian right of return'.

'Jews participating in Birthright engage in ethnic cleansing'player

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.

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

Let them walk out of Birthright and say Kaddish for Arab terrorists

Let them walk out of Birthright and say Kaddish for Arab terrorists

Philip Roth, Birthright, and the Israel problem

Philip Roth, Birthright, and the  Israel problem

Youths ditch Birthright trip, visit Arab family facing eviction

Left-wing Birthright participants make second public walk-out from free trip to Israel, join left-wing group's visit to Arab squatters.

Youths ditch Birthright trip, visit Arab family facing eviction

'Jewish community is losing masses of teens'

High school in Israel coalition blames its demise on apathy and Birthright.

'Jewish community is losing masses of teens'

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'.

Jewish girls ditch Birthright trip, join far-left group

Leftist operatives ambush Birthright: 'Stop the occupation'

Operatives wait for participants at Kennedy Airport in NY. 'They claimed Taglit works against Jewish morality,' says guide.

Leftist operatives ambush Birthright: 'Stop the occupation'

The 2000 year old prayer

The 2000 year old prayer

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.

Birthright founder gives middle finger to anti-Israel protestersplayer

Liberal American Jewish youth's estrangement from Israel

Liberal American Jewish youth's estrangement from Israel

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”

Hebrew artwork: For Birthright teens - and former UN ambassadorsplayer

Groups pledge $2 million to strengthen Jewish identity

Groups pledge $2 million toward strengthening young adults’ Jewish identity.

Groups pledge $2 million to strengthen Jewish identity

'Israel is your home'

Prime Minister Netanyahu addresses Birthright-Taglit event in Jerusalem, urges participants to come live in Israel.

'Israel is your home'player

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.

Reform Movement dumped from Birthright Israel

US Jewish leaders are fighting the wrong battle

US Jewish leaders are fighting the wrong battle

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.

Birthright drops encounters with Israeli Arabs

‘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.

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

Birthright inspires Israeli pop stars

Founders of pop band 'Shotei Hanevuah' release a song dedicated to Birthright-Taglit participants titled 'Olim Basulam.'

Birthright inspires Israeli pop stars

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.

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

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.

Philanthropist who was Levi Strauss heir killed in plane crash

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?

The billionaire who founded Birthright has a private zoo

'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.

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

Watch: PM to speak at Birthright Mega Event

Organization which brings Diaspora youth to Israel holds mega-event with Prime Minister Netanyahu.

Watch: PM to speak at Birthright Mega Eventplayer

‘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.

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

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.

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

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.

Shorter Birthright trip for young professionals

'Acceptance and assimilation are killing us'

Jewish billionaire Sheldon Adelson, main supporter of Birthright Taglit, explains how the program is important in preventing assimilation.

'Acceptance and assimilation have turned around to kill us'player