Taglit - Birthright Israel

TEN DAYS TO CHANGE A LIFE 

WHY TAGLIT – BIRTHRIGHT ISRAEL? 

At a time of rampant assimilation, disaffection with organized Jewish life, and a growing gap between world Jewish communities and Israel, Taglit – Birthright has proven extraordinarily successful in connecting young Jewish adults to Jewish tradition, the Jewish people, and the Jewish homeland.  

WHAT IS TAGLIT – BIRTHRIGHT ISRAEL? 

Taglit-Birthright Israel provides peer group educational trips to Israel for young Jewish adults ages 18 to 26 in order to strengthen Jewish identity, enhance a sense of solidarity with world Jewry, and nurture a connection to the State of Israel.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

  • Birthright offers a free round-trip ticket and ten days of intensive Jewish educational experiences to first-time visitors to Israel
  • Birthright is an umbrella organization that provides the gift of the trip, accredits individual trip organizers to run Birthright programs and sets down basic guidelines
  • Various frameworks include community trips, niche trips, and special needs trips
  • An essential component of each trip is a personal encounter/s between young Diaspora Jews and their Israeli counterparts
  • The trip is part of a comprehensive framework of Jewish identity formation

HOW IS IT UNIQUE?

  • The program has made a trip to Israel one of the transformative milestones of modern Jewish identity among non-Orthodox young adults
  • Research has shown that Birthright sparks a passion for Jewish enrichment and  catalyzes Jewish communal involvement among participants while restoring the centrality of Israel to their lives
  • The encounters with their Diaspora counterparts strengthen the sense of kinship Israeli youth feel with and Jews around the world

WHOM DOES IT HELP?

  • 28,000 young Jewish adults from over 50 countries each year
  • The State of Israel

HOW YOU CAN HELP?

Every dollar you contribute will help a young Jew recover his/her lost birthright! Donate Now
 
 
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