A program aimed at bringing Christian college students to visit Israel celebrated its 10,000th participant this week at an event in Jerusalem. Dubbed the “Christian birthright,” the group Passages organizes subsidized trips to the country to present to the participants “both the ancient roots of their biblical faith and a modern and thriving Israel firsthand.” […]
Budget cuts will cause Birthright Israel to cut up to one-third of its trip participants in 2023 and beyond, the organization announced on Monday. Citing inflation and rising travel expenses that have increased the per-person cost of the experience to $4,500, Birthright stated that it is “now seeking contributions from the wider American-Jewish community to […]
More than 48,000 young Jews from 67 countries spent 10 days connecting with Israel, Israelis, their Jewish selves and each other.
Hundreds if not thousands of young Jews visit Israel for the first time each year. Most come from North and South America and Europe. However, Birthright brought a group of young Ugandan Jews to Israel for the very first time.
“This trip emphasizes the [Hebrew Bible] roots of Christianity. They realize these are real people, real places, it brings the Bible to life for them.”
“Through the campaign, donors can contribute to any charity closest to their hearts or donate to all of them.”
Taglit Birthright is a program that brings Jewish students from all over the world to Israel for 10 days on an unforgettable trip.
One of the most densely populated cities in the world, Mumbai, formerly Bombay, is home to the majority of India’s Jewish population.
And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon because of the name of the LORD…And she came to Jerusalem… (1Kings 10:1-2) Israeli Tourism Minister Uzi Landau (Yisrael Beiteinu) hopes to establish a program for Evangelical Christian youth parallel to the current Taglit-Birthright program that has brought more than 330,000 young Jewish […]