Birthright Israel

See Birthright Israel through the eyes of our Winter trip, Bus 1366!

This video was made by Ethan Saltzberg, '17, a Northwestern Hillel Birthright Alumnus.

Come on our winter break trip December 17th-28th, 2017!

Pre-register here.

Registration opens on SEPTEMBER 5TH, 2017!

Questions? Contact Hayley Sklar.

More information is available here.

If you meet the following requirements, you are likely eligible for a FREE TRIP TO ISRAEL:

1) You're between the ages of 18-26

2) You have at least one Jewish parent and identify as Jewish, or have completed the conversion process

3) You have not been to Israel on an organized tour group since you turned 18

4) If you are an Israeli citizen or were born in Israel, click here to see if you qualify


Birthright Israel highlights include:


  • Hike through Israel's spectacular nature reserves

  • See awe-inspiring views of historical sights

  • Meet Israelis who are your age

  • Experience the liveliness of Tel Aviv

  • Learn about Jewish mysticism and the centuries-old practice of Kaballah in Tzfat

  • Witness the diversity and spirituality of Jerusalem

  • Visit the Western Wall

  • Eat delicious local cuisine

  • Relax at picturesque beaches

  • Learn about minority communities in Israel

  • Spend time with the Bedouin community in the desert

  • Make new best friends