Hillel at U of R is proud to provide two Taglit Birthright-Israel trips a year. Our winter and summer trips are a great way for students to connect to Israel and Judaism. 


So when can I go?

This winter! Spent Chanukah in the holy land from Dec 23 2019-Jan 3 2020!

Pre-Registration is OPEN!  Get first dibs on a seat for our summer trip!

Sign up today! 

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Birthright was the best way for me to meet new Jewish friends and it helped me explore and develop my Jewish identity. After traveling to Israel I felt a stronger connection to the state of Israel and the Jewish people.

Andrew G (Class of 2020) - Birthright Israel Summer 2017 participant

Am I Eligible? 

To be eligible to participate in Taglit Birthright-Israel, you must:

  • be between the ages of 18 and 26

  • be Jewish (at least one Jewish parent, converted, and/or not practicing any other religion)

  • not have been on a tour group, educational/study programs, or participated in a residential program in Israel after the age of 18

  • not lived in Israel for 3 months or longer after the age of 12

You can find more information here

Still have questions? Reach out to our amazing Birthright Israel recruitment team at urhillel@ur.rochester.edu