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Have you always wondered how to become a Taglit-Birthright Israel trip leader? We have just established our first U.S. fellowship program for American trip leaders! The program is in conjunction with The iCenter, a North American organization dedicated to Israel education, to train 200 trip leaders a year. Our next trainings are August 2014 and February 2015.
Updated: Apr. 30, 2014
After only seven days of registration which closed Wednesday (September 20, 2011), 22,479 eligible Jewish young adults in North America applied to participate in Taglit-Birthright Israel winter trips which begin in November 2011 and run through March 2012.
Updated: Nov. 10, 2011
Applications for the Natan/Birthright Israel NEXT Grants for Social Entrepreneurs are now being accepted! Birthright Israel alumni and their peers are eligible to apply for up to $10,000 from Natan to support innovative, ongoing projects that create vibrant communities among young Jewish adults.
Updated: Nov. 02, 2011
Taglit-Birthright Israel Launches Summer Fellowship for Future Leaders in Business and Technology - Birthright Israel Excel
Twenty juniors and seniors from top U.S. universities are taking part in an exclusive summer fellowship, mentored by CEOs of leading companies in Israel, as part of an initiative to create a cadre of future Jewish business and technology leaders who are closely connected to Israel and the Israeli private sector. Based on their interest and experience, each student is paired with a CEO of a company with global reach in the fields of business, technology, venture capital or social media, and will spend 10 weeks interning at the company under the supervision of the CEO. The expenses-paid fellowship, named Birthright Israel Excel, is augmented with meetings with Israeli corporate, nonprofit and government leaders.
Updated: Jun. 14, 2011
Birthright Israel NEXT has partnered with Natan to create the Birthright Israel NEXT/Natan Grants for Social Entrepreneurs. This joint venture aims to provide young Jewish adults who are budding social entrepreneurs with additional grant opportunities for long-term initiatives and/or ongoing programs. Birthright Israel NEXT and Natan seek to fund innovative ideas developed and implemented by young Jewish adults – either on their own or in partnership with existing Jewish organizations and resources.
Updated: Feb. 08, 2010
Hebrew Now represents Birthright Israel NEXT's effort to make Hebrew Language learning easier. They started with an SMS service for a new Hebrew word a day delivered to your phone. Then, earlier this month they released an iPhone app, Mila-4-Phone, which is available for free download on the itunes store. Featuring a growing word list, pronunciation guides, audio recordings, and more, the app is an easy way to work on Hebrew vocabulary, and has already been downloaded in 46 countries! Beyond these mobile options, Hebrew Now also features a network of local Ulpan Hebrew language courses in cities around the United States.
Updated: Feb. 03, 2010
The Israel Diplomatic Fellowship is a six-month fellowship open to all college-graduated Taglit-Birthright Israel alumni living in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. The fellowship will consist of monthly meetings, cultural dinners and events, and will culminate with an optional Taglit-Birthright Israel-style trip back to Israel.
Updated: Sep. 10, 2009
Taglit-Birthright Israel provides the gift of first time, peer group, educational trips to Israel for Jewish young adults ages 18 to 26. Taglit-Birthright Israel's founders created this program to send thousands of young Jewish adults from all over the world to Israel.
Updated: Apr. 15, 2008