Below is a great photo update from the group leaders of Israel Outdoors Bus 112. Thanks for sharing! Bus 112 arrived in Israel on Monday night. We received a warm welcome from our 8 Israeli peers who are traveling with us. Bus 112 at the Gadot Lookout in the Golan Heights Shabi the guide showing [...]
Thank you Bus 128 for sharing. Sounds like you are having a great trip! We can't believe we only have two full days left in Israel. We have climbed Masada, floated in the Dead Sea, slept in a Bedouin tent, ridden camels, hiked in Ein Ovdat (a desert nature reserve), tasted various vegetables at Shvil Hasalat [...]
Thank you to Bus 82 for sharing their experiences in Israel! For more updates from this trip follow their trip blog. Shalom from Israel! Kaitlyn Cyprian is reporting on Bus 82’s second day of the Birthright trip (it was my birthday afterall!). Day one was a lot of waiting, waiting and waiting – and sleep. [...]
Thank you Bus 227 trip leaders for sharing this update from Israel! Shalom from Bus 227!! Wow, we never want to leave this group of 46 amazing people (including our new Israeli family) and Israel. We have been having nonstop fun these past few days. Here's some of the awesome things we have done; woke [...]
Check out the following unique letter to friends and family from Israel Outdoors Bus 30 currently in Israel!
Thanks so the group leaders of Israel by Bike trip Buss225 for sharing! Greetings from Israel! We're seeing some beautiful views and meeting some very cool people. This first photo is us biking along a tributary of the Jordan River, through orchards of different citrus fruits and pecan trees (we even got to taste some [...]
Jeff Hersch recently participated in a Birthright Israel trip with Israel Outdoors. Upon his return, he shared the following reflection with the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey. Welcome back Jeff! I arrived in Tel Aviv after nearly a full day of traveling. The idea of Birthright was always in the back of [...]
So, you've gone on a free trip to Israel with Birthright Israel. You've been up north to the Galilee and down south to Eilat and Masada. But how much did you learn about the modern State of Israel? How did you do? Did you know the answers? Take the full quiz.
Recently, Haaretz Newpaper published an article of 6 Birthright participants recanting their experiences in Israel and reflecting on the effects the trip had on their lives. Two of these six are Israel Outdoors alum! Check out the full article. Name: Benjamin Rossi Age: 27 From: Chicago, Illinois Resides now: Notre Dame, Indiana Occupation: PhD Student [...]
After a long day of traveling, the group was happy to arrive safely at Kibbutz Afik in the Golan Heights yesterday evening. We woke up early this morning for breakfast at the Kibbutz and headed right to the Sea of Galilee, where our guide Maxi gave us an overview of what makes the area so special. [...]