Birthright Israel Outdoors - Free Trips to Israel
Free Trips to Israel - Birthright


Splish splash we were having a bash! Today we focused on the importance of water in Israel through a water hike in the Snir River as well as river rafting. Beyond its obvious necessity for life, water can be a powerful political motivation in a region where it is scarce. At Mt. Bental, we learned [...]

After a 11 hour flight, 2 COVID tests, and a 3 hour drive north to Tiberias, our group still remains excited and energized for our exploration of Israel. The first thing we did? Eat! Fresh Israeli salad, chicken schnitzel, and other treats greeted us as we arrived at our kibbutz. Once we had a moment [...]

TL-44-151 Update 1

  Hi, Update from Bus151 in 🇮🇱 After a long flight, the group made it to Israel! We enjoyed some ice breaker activities to get to know the group at the airport and upon arrival in Israel. We started with Covid PCR tests followed by dinner and some rest at a hotel in Tel Aviv.  [...]

TL-44-1157 Update 1

July 20, 2021 from Participant: Dear Friends and Family, We got in around 9pm last night and spent the next three hours testing, retesting, and testing to make sure the results of the first tests were accurate. Between all the pokes and swabs, we got to know each other over some dinner and practiced “counting [...]

Thank you to the Jewish Federation of Cleveland for sharing this alum testimonial from their partnership trip with Israel Outdoors! My dad is Jewish and my mom is Catholic. I went to Catholic school from prekindergarten through 12th grade. We hardly ever went to synagogue growing up. However, I started attending Shabbat services with my [...]

Following a memorable and meaningful few days in Jerusalem, our mishpacha (family) has arrived to the Negev desert. Earlier tonight we enjoyed a delicious Bedouin-style dinner and we’re now sitting around our bonfire enjoying smores, singing, and playing games organized by the “spirit” committee. Earlier today, we began our day in Eilat with a mountain [...]

We hit the ground running with a trip to Givat Haviva to learn about the background of the geopolitical situation in Israel. The eloquent and insightful speaker brought the group to a hill that looked over a village bisected by the green line and security barrier. The participants, most of whom had no background in [...]

Recent Israel Outdoors participant Adam Troy was featured in his local  paper! The best parts of his trip were experiencing the Jewish Sabbath in the “holiest city,” connecting with his Jewish heritage at another level and meeting the people of Israel, according to Adam Troy. Troy just returned to Rome after participating in a Birthright [...]

Shabbat Shalom from Jerusalem! Bus 641 has had a very fun and jam-packed schedule making this past week a very busy and amazingly memorable week for us here in Israel! On Monday we drove to the big and bustling city of Tel Aviv where we saw a beautiful view of the Mediterranean coastline out our [...]

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