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Birthright Israel to resume its free trips to Israel in May

Birthright Israel to resume its free trips to Israel in May

After year of COVID, Birthright Israel announces resumption of its free trips from the US to Israel.David Rosenberg, 27/04/2021 09:03
Birthright Israel joins forces with Onward Israel to provide increased opportunities

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2021 11:20
Birthright Israel message from the Western Wall: We Are Waiting For You

Birthright Israel message from the Western Wall: We Are Waiting For You

Taglit message to Jewish Diaspora: Times are difficult and streets are empty, but we’ll still be waiting for you when this is all over.Arutz Sheva, 20/04/2020 14:00
'Door to Dor' - helping the elderly during the crisis

'Door to Dor' - helping the elderly during the crisis

Birthright Excel responds to coronavirus with new initiative to help the elderly.Arutz Sheva, 25/03/2020 10:16
Birthright Israel marks 20 years of work forging bonds between Diaspora Jews and Israel

Birthright Israel marks 20 years of work forging bonds between Diaspora Jews and Israel

Taglit-Birthright Israel, which has brought 650,000 young Diaspora Jews to visit Israel, celebrates 20 years with event at Tel Aviv U.Yoni Kempinski, 08/01/2020 14:50
'Birthright Israel is under attack'

'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, 28/08/2019 17:23
Jewish wrestler wins WWE championship

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, 25/06/2019 09:44
IfNotNow activists arrested protesting outside Birthright

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, 07/04/2019 08:40
J Street launches Birthright-style alternative trip to Israel

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, 14/03/2019 08:08
Places to visit in Israel in 2019 - if you really want to learn

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, 10/01/2019 22:33
Birthright co-founder: Don't criticize Israel on our nickel

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, 09/08/2018 04:05
Did Birthright give in to terrorism?

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, 18/07/2018 18:02
Jewish girls ditch Birthright trip, join far-left group

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, 28/06/2018 21:04
'Birthright Israel is a life-changing experience for so many'

'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, 28/06/2018 14:10
Birthright founder gives middle finger to anti-Israel protesters

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, 17/04/2018 07:44
'Israel - where a new immigrant became Defense Minister'

'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, 07/02/2018 12:09
Reform Movement dumped from Birthright Israel

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, 28/11/2017 22:51
Left-wing NGO to American Jews: Israel is not your birthright

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, 07/09/2017 19:13
'Birthright Israel one of the few totally selfless things'

'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, 30/04/2017 22:49
Liberman: 'You can accomplish anything you set your mind to'

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, 08/02/2017 11:03
Jewish boxer has second bar mitzvah on Masada

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, 23/08/2016 21:40
3 Chabad Rabbis Have Led 100 Birthright Trips

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, 01/09/2015 19:01
Birthright Israel Alumni Lobby Against Iran Deal

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, 16/07/2015 10:46
German Birthright Fights amid Anti-Semitism Storm

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, 15/04/2015 14:07