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Alternative Spellings

Birthright Israel


  • A free 10-day trip to Israel for young Diaspora Jews ages 18-26. Over 400,000 Jews have been to Israel on Birthright.

Example Sentences

  • I went on Birthright and rode a camel.

Languages of Origin


Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
Organizations: People involved in a professional or volunteer capacity with Jewish nonprofit organizations


North America, Great Britain, South Africa, Australia / New Zealand




The Hebrew name of this program is Taglit. People involved with organizations that work with young adults refer to "Birthrighters" - people who go on a Birthright Israel program.

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