My Program

Onward Israel is a summer program for undergraduate and graduated students from the ages 19-27 years old. It is intended to be a second peer experience in Israel as a follow-up program after Birthright. The program provides each member with a place to stay, as well as an internship. Specifically, my program is located in … More My Program

The First Day

My 30 birthright friends and I hopped on a bus that took us all the way up north. I had heard things about Kibutzeem before, but I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect. I had anticipated a neighborhood-like area, where neighbors were considered family members. Coming from the suburbs, I was excited to see the … More The First Day

America → Israel

The journey from my hometown of North Potomac, Maryland to the Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv was long, but thrilling. Although it took a 1 car ride and 3 planes to get here, each moment was filled with excitement knowing that I was getting closer and closer to the experience I had been anticipating … More America → Israel