Israel Outdoors Aulmna Allie Goldberg just got back from her free Taglit-Birthright Israel trip this past July. Below she shares her tips for making it through an 11 hour plane ride. 5. Make Friends With Your Neighbor There are many benefits to this, including but not limited to: having someone to pass the time [...]
We were first alerted about this poem, written by alumna Kayla Blau, by her trip staff. Kayla shared this poem inspired by her June, 2013 Israel Outdoors trip in her trip’s Facebook group and her staff immediately shared with us. Thank you Kayla for letting us publish this piece.. We arrived on metal birds, [...]
Singer/songwriter and Israel By Foot participant Bonnie Gleicher was so moved by her experience on her Israel Outdoors trip this past June that almost immediately after she returned she wrote the following song about her love of Israel. Bonnie is looking for other New York based musicians to help her record this song. If you [...]
Thank you Em Kless and Group TL-28-506 for sharing your experiences with us is this incredible video. It looks like you had a wonderful trip!
Shyella Mayk and Amit Shuker are both several time veteran staffers. We were shocked, thrilled and honored when Shyella called our office to tell us that Amit had proposed on New Year’s Eve while staffing an Israel Outdoors trip. Shyella shares her story with us below. In December of 2008, Amit and I staffed a [...]
Alumnus Nathan Serota filmed the following news segment about the Western Wall while in Israel with Israel Outdoors group TL-26-527 in the summer of 2012. Nathan made sure to share the limelight by including several interviews with his co-participants in this segment. Nathan is the former Associate Producer and current Assignment and Web Editor at [...]
We’re in the news! Alumna Em Riveles shared her experiences on Israel Outdoors trip TL-27-59 with Queens College Hillel’s Tribe Magazine. While Em attended an Israel Outdoors trip with the City University of New York (CUNY) Hillels, the description of her experiences could be that of any participant in California, Missouri or Indiana. Read more! [...]
If you’ve ever participated in a free Taglit-Birthright Israel trip with Israel Outdoors, you know that Departure Day can bring a mix of emotions – excitement, anxiety, nervousness – the list goes on. It’s like the first day of school combined with the beginning of an experience of a lifetime. But unless you’re a professional [...]
Bill Sacks, a participant on TL-27-52 (an Israel By Foot trip which returned this past Friday) sent us the link to his awesome blog. Thanks for sharing, Bill. Looks like you had an awesome trip!
A special thanks to Daniel Fey of Randolph, NJ, who shared with us his personal trip blog highlighting his Taglit-Birthright Israel trip with Israel Outdoors last Winter/Spring 2011-12 (TL-25-512). We wanted to pick and choose a couple posts to highlight, but quickly realized that the whole thing is fantastic! Click here to check out Dan’s [...]