Experiencing Israel

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A Message of Support

While we recognize that the deep conflict between Israelis and Palestinians will not be resolved over the summer, we believe that come the fall, college campuses must once again be safe for all students - and this includes Jewish students living their Jewish commitments openly and proudly.

Staying Connected with Our Loved Ones Even When we Disagree 

Hamas’ brutal attack on Israel on October 7th and Israel’s ongoing response has stirred emotions both within and outside the Jewish community. Over the next weeks, as family and friends gather for holiday celebrations, there may be differences of opinion. Here are a few tips from Jewish sources to help maintain loving relationships while disagreeing.

Travel

Go Off the Beaten Path in Israel

For such a small country, Israel has a lot to offer by way of cultural, artistic, culinary, historical, and of course, religious, institutions. But if you're in the mood for something a little different, Israel has attractions for the more adventurous traveler.

Outdoor Recreation in Israel

Israel has plenty to do outdoors, and it's no coincidence that nearly every Birthright group is taken hiking. The beautiful scenery and variety of terrain can make even the most "indoors" of us want to spend a day in the sun.

Museums to Visit in Jerusalem

With sites like the Western Wall and the Old City, it can often feel like Jerusalem itself is a museum campus. While you're busy exploring the beautiful and historic sites the city has to offer, don't forget to check out the fantastic museums that reside there as well.