Birthright Israel marks 18 years of trips for young Jews

Birthright Israel marks 18 years of trips for young Jews

A Birthright Israel group tours Masada, the ancient fortress on a plateau in the desert overlooking the Dead Sea in Israel. Birthright Israel marks its 18th birthday this year and has taken more than 600,000 young Jews on free trips to Israel since its founding.
Taken with a long exposure, shows stars in the night sky during the Perseid meteor shower near Mitzpe Ramon in the Negev Desert, southern Israel. A night spent in the desert is part of the itinerary for participants in Birthright Israel, a program that has sent more than 600,000 young Jews on free trips to Israel.

Birthright Israel marks 18 years of trips for young Jews

A Birthright Israel group tours Masada, the ancient fortress on a plateau in the desert overlooking the Dead Sea in Israel. Birthright Israel marks its 18th birthday this year and has taken more than 600,000 young Jews on free trips to Israel since its founding.
Taken with a long exposure, shows stars in the night sky during the Perseid meteor shower near Mitzpe Ramon in the Negev Desert, southern Israel. A night spent in the desert is part of the itinerary for participants in Birthright Israel, a program that has sent more than 600,000 young Jews on free trips to Israel.

Birthright Israel marks 18 years of trips for young Jews

Gidi Mark, CEO of Birthright Israel, is interviewed in New York. The organization sends young Jews on free trips to Israel and marks its 18th birthday this year. More than 600,000 people have taken Birthright trips.
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