Taglit-Birthright Israel

If you’re Jewish, age 18-26, and have never been on a peer-group trip to Israel, Taglit-Birthright Israel offers you a gift: the best way for you to have the time of your life in Israel – FOR FREE!Travel with other Hillel of Silicon Valley students  for a FREE 10 day trip to Israel.Highlights include:

  • Visiting the Western Wall
  • Floating in the Dead Sea
  • Seeing the sunrise at Masada
  • A night in the Bedouin tents
  • Getting to know Israeli soldiers as they travel with the group
  • Seeing Israel with your friends

REGISTRATION PARTY AT HILLEL ON FEBRUARY 19TH– Stop by anytime between 10am-5pm

Taglit-Birthright Israel FAQs

Q: When is registration?

A: Registration opens  on February 19th and will remain open for a very limited time. Sign up at IsraelOutdoors.com and don’t forget to check out our Facebook page for updates at facebook.com/HillelSV. Join other Hillel of Silicon Valley students for our Registration Party on February 19th– anytime between 10am-4pm

Q: Do I commit to attending the trip when I register?

A: No! You do not. Registering keeps your spot open so you can cancel if you need to do so.

Q: I don’t know my summer plans yet. What can I do?

A: Register for the trip anyway! You can retract your application until the end of March.You will be fully refunded if you cancel before then!

Q: When does the Hillel of Silicon Valley’s trip leave?

A:  After registration we will find out the exact dates of the trip. Hillel of Silicon Valley’s estimated Birthright dates are July 2014.

Q: I have until I’m 26 to go on a trip, right?

A: Yes you do, but the longer you wait, the slimmer your chances of acceptance are. Sign up now and defer your opportunity if you decide not to go.  You can do this till around March 25.

Q: What do I have to pay for?

A: Your registration refundable deposit costs $250, which will be refunded whether or not you attend the trip.

Q: Can I bring my friend/cousin/sibling?

A: Probably, but speak with our Israel Fellow if you are interested in doing so.
Matthew Kramer-Morning: Israel@hillelsv.org


Hillel of Silicon Valley took students from the Bay Area to Israel on a Taglit-Birthright: Israel trip in the summer of 2012 and the summer of 2013.

This trip is a gift from Taglit-Birthright Israel.