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Answered: Is my Birthright trip canceled because of COVID-19 coronavirus?

by on March 13, 2020 0

🚨 All Birthright Israel trips are canceled or postponed 🚨 For the most accurate and up-to-date news, please refer to official government sites (in the US:, in Israel: and frequently updated media. BirthrightGuru information is limited to providing information on the impact to Birthright Israel trips related to the coronavirus. Visit the Birthright […]

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Birthright, sexual assault, and #metoo

by on June 20, 2018 0

The magnifying glass of the #metoo movement looked in on Birthright Israel trips and uncovered troubling behavior on the trips. In a long story with multiple personal accounts, Jewish Currents took a look at the “often-fraught sexual and gender dynamics on the famous free trip to Israel,” and their reporting paints Birthright Israel, trip organizers, […]

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The Best Sunglasses for Birthright Israel (or really anywhere)

by on June 17, 2018 0
Israel is a beautiful, sunny place. Our top recommendation for sunglasses is Knockaround, which make multiple stylish options to choose from with quality materials all for about $20. This is perfect for travel (and college students on a budget) because you won’t worry about beating them up (or “knocking them around”) or even losing them. [...] Read More

Birthright Israel Co-founder and Major Donor Michael Steinhardt Gave the Finger to anti-Birthright Protestors

by on May 18, 2018 0

Birthright Israel recently set a new fundraising record of $125 million at their annual gala, raising money from over 650 people. At the same time, a group of protestors shared their anti-Birthright message outside of the venue. Their target was specifically one of the donors at the gala and one of the original founders of […]

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Birthright Israel Packing Guide

by on May 3, 2018 0
If you’re reading this page, you’re either calmly looking for some advice on what to bring on your Birthright Israel trip or freaking out about how to pack. If that’s you, don’t worry! Yes, this is a longer-than-average trip with tons of activities, which means you’ll want to bring the right stuff. But stay calm [...] Read More

Answered: Who sponsors Birthright Israel?

by on April 12, 2018 0

Birthright Israel is a not-for-profit educational organization, and the main sponsor of Birthright trips to Israel. Birthright Israel operates separately, but in affiliation with, the trip organizers — those institutions that actually plan the trips to Israel. Confused by all of the terms and organizers involved? BirthrightGuru is here to help! Start by checking out […]

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Answered: Can I go on Birthright Israel if I already graduated from college?

by on April 10, 2018 0

Yes, Birthright Israel trips are open to participants ages 18-32. In fact, there are some definitely advantages to traveling on a Birthright trip after you have graduated. In fact, if you’re close to graduating or at the top of your age range, we recommend considering a young professionals trip rather than a college trip — […]

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