The gift of a free trip to Israel — with absolutely no strings attached!

Birthright Israel was launched in 1999 with the mission of giving young Jewish adults (ages 18-26) of all backgrounds the chance to visit Israel at least once in their lifetime. With the exception of one meal a day, the program is entirely free, including round-trip airfare from a variety of gateway airports.

To date, more than 800,000 young adults from around the world have taken advantage of this opportunity, and approximately 20% of them have chosen Israel Outdoors as their Birthright Israel trip organizer for this extraordinary adventure.

Funding for the Birthright Israel Gift is made possible thanks to the generous support of many sources, including the State of Israel, the program’s founders and other philanthropists, the Jewish Federation system and Keren Hayesod, the Jewish Agency for Israel, parents of trip participants, alumni of the program, and thousands of individuals donors from around the world who believe in the mission.

The goal of this remarkable initiative is neither political nor religious in nature. It is simply to give young adults with a Jewish background the chance to explore their identity in the land of Israel and form new friendships along the way.