Can I go on birthright if I’ve been to Israel before?
No. The Birthright Israel trip begins when you meet your group at the airport prior to your departure. You must travel to Israel with your group, which means you can’t travel to Israel before the trip departure date and meet your group in Israel.
Can you bring a friend on birthright?
You can bring your friends along too!
We get that this is the kind of adventure you may want to share with friends, that one-time fun bonding experience where you’ll come back with memories to last a lifetime..and we’re not talking about just sharing a few pictures on Instagram with friends back home.
How much is the deposit for Birthright Israel?
When and how will I get the deposit back? Upon returning home from your trip, you can either claim or donate your refundable 250 USD (300 CAD) deposit. Many participants choose to donate their deposit to help others experience this once-in-a-lifetime adventure.
How can I get a free trip to Israel?
Are you eligible for a Birthright Israel Free Spirit Trip?
- Between the ages of 18-32.
- haven’t been on a post-high school organized Israel trip.
- Didn’t spend more than 3 months in Israel after the age of 12.
- Not currently in a full-time Judaic studies program.
Can you get Israeli citizenship if you convert to Judaism?
Israel’s “Law of Return” gives foreign-born Jews, or anyone with a Jewish parent, grandparent or spouse, the automatic right to claim Israeli citizenship. Those who convert to non-Orthodox Judaism in another country have been able to gain Israeli citizenship for decades.
Is there a birthright for adults?
The gift of Birthright Israel is available to all Jewish young adults, ages 18-26* who have not participated on an educational trip since they turned 18 nor lived in Israel past the age of 12. … Identify as Jewish and are recognized as such by their local community or by one of the recognized denominations of Judaism.
Is it safe to go on Birthright?
Has Birthright Israel ever had any security issues? No. The safety and well-being of our Birthright Israel participants is our primary operating principle and our foremost concern. We provide for over 50,000 participants annually and have a well-deserved reputation for being exceedingly cautious and conservative.
Are Birthright trips free?
The mission of Birthright Israel is to give every Jewish young adult the chance to explore Israel at least once in their lifetime. The gift is funded through the generous support of philanthropists and the State of Israel. Your journey is entirely free, including the flight!
Do you get your birthright deposit back?
We cover the hotels, two meals/day, touring, activities, airfare to/from Israel and everything! We will return your deposit soon after you return form your trip. If you don’t end up going, then we’ll return your deposit as soon as you request it back or you can roll it over for the next time you apply.
Is the birthright deposit refundable?
Is the deposit refundable? Yes! You will get your deposit back as long as you: (a) go on the trip, (b) withdraw before your official trip confirmation, or (c) cancel off a confirmed trip at least 45* days before departure.