For the first time since its founding, a limited number of Birthright Israel trip options for 27 to 32-year-olds will be introduced this summer in addition to the standard programming available for 18 to 26-year-olds. According to Birthright, the maximum eligible age reflects … [Read more...] about Birthright Israel Expands Eligibility to Include Trips for 27 to 32 Year Olds
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By Jennifer Scher I had the pleasure of attending the IAC - Israeli American Council conference in D.C. this past week. I love their mission to engage Israeli Americans with American diaspora Jewish life and to engage them along with their children in identity building, … [Read more...] about The Conversation We Should be Having
What are the financial decisions we, as a Jewish community, are making now that will have significant consequences for the future? By Elie Kaunfer Once upon a time, King David faced a dilemma. He had stored up massive amounts of wealth, but didn’t know how to spend it … [Read more...] about Make a Big Bet
By Jaime Walman Well, not really. But it was a fun marketing tactic and, after all, it’s birthright season! At Hillels around the globe, campus professionals are focused on recruiting students, many of whom have never been to Israel, to take the plunge and register for 10 … [Read more...] about We Wanted to Send Drake to Israel….
The Birthright Israel Fellows program develops an elite cadre of North American Jewish educators to staff Birthright Israel trips and enhance the broader field of Israel and Jewish education. The application is available at birthrightisraelfellows.com and will be accepted on a … [Read more...] about Birthright Israel Fellows is now Accepting Applications for Cohorts 8 and 9