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Free Trips to Israel - Birthright

Winter 2014-15 Updates

Thank you to group TL-31-247 staffer Henry for sharing this update from his Taglit-Birthright Israel, Israel Outdoors group Shabbat experience! With Shabbat starting around 4:30pm, we woke up and were out of the Gold Hotel by 8AM. We went to a lookout point called the Haas Promenade where we said a blessing called the Shehechiyanu, said when experiencing [...]

Israel Outdoors group TL-31-294 is currently enjoying the last few days of their Taglit-Birthright Israel trip before heading back to the US.  Check out the update below! On Monday, the group awoke before dawn to go on their much anticipated sunrise hike up Masada. They hiked the mountain using the Roman Ramp and learned about [...]

Thank you to group TL-31-284’s staffers, Adam and Shoshana, for sending the following update on their first day in Israel: “After a long day of flying, we finally made it to Israel! We meet our wonderful Israeli staff(our guide Libbi, our medic Aryeh and our driver Gadir) and went straight to the Golan Heights in [...]

Check out the following update from Group TL-31-236.  On Sunday, the group  toured Yad Vashem, the Holocaust museum, followed by Mt. Herzl, the national cemetery for military and dignitaries.  This day is always a very emotional day for the participants.  Yad Vashem is located at the bottom of a mountain in Jerusalem, representing that the [...]

Thank you to Group TL-31-234 trip leaders, Leora and Ari for their update from Israel! Participant, Matthew Newman, also provides a beautiful reflection on his Birthright experience. Yesterday we visited the beautiful city of Tzfat, the center of Jewish mysticism and spirituality. We explored the artist galleries and synagogues, learned a little bit about Kabbalah [...]

See below for an update from staff an participants on Group TL-31-234.  Thank you staff Leora and Ari for sharing!   Shalom from Israel! Yesterday we spent the day in Jerusalem visiting Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Memorial and Museum and Har Herzl, Israel’s national cemetery. It was an incredibly powerful day as we learned about the [...]

The group landed yesterday and after a long journey, all is well in Israel! After arriving at Ben Gurion Airport, the group met their Israeli tour guide, boarded the bus, and headed north.After checking into the C Hotel in Tiberias, they devoured their first Israeli dinner together. The group finished the evening with a brief program [...]

The group landed in Israel yesterday and after a long journey, all is well! Here is an update from the group’s staff, Julie, on their arrival in Israel: “We have arrived!! After a long 10 hour journey, we finally made it to Israel. We were so excited to meet Yariv, our tour guide, Gil, our [...]

Israel Outdoors’ winter season has officially begun! Our first trips left for Israel on Sunday.  Check out the following update from Israel Outdoors Bus TL-31-302: Birthright Bus 302 is in Israel! After a long voyage spanning numerous time zones, land masses and oceans, our group landed safely in Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv. After [...]