Taglit Birthright Israel

French Birthright Expected To Increase Tenfold This Year

06/10/2014 - 20:00

The number of French participants in Taglit-Birthright Israel is slated to increase to 1,000 this year from approximately 100 a year ago.

Birthright Tells Only Half The Story

05/13/2013 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

As summer break approaches for American college students, thousands of our Jewish peers across the country will embark on their first visits to Israel through Taglit-Birthright. This program, which has brought almost 300,000 Jewish young adults to Israel over the past 13 years, free of charge, hopes to leave participants with a lasting love for Israel and a stronger connection to Judaism.

Steven Povich and Axel Hufford

Shakshuka, Sabra-Style

Taglit-Birthright's online cookbook globalizes Israeli cooking.
04/04/2013 - 20:00
Food & Wine Editor

After returning from a trip to Israel, it's difficult to find falafel in the United States that lives up to the deliciousness of the one you had on Ben Yehudah, or anywhere in Israel for that matter. But that's all about to change.

Pita and hummus recipes featured in the cookbook.

A Visit To Jerusalem House

So you finished your Israel program and looking for a place to stay and continue your Israel adventure? Video blogger Aaron Herman spoke with Rabbi Ben Parker, Director of the Jerusalem House about how young adults can further explore their Jewish heritage


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