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  • Love, Birthright style

    May 8, 2013 | 11:44 am

    Now entering its 13th year, Taglit-Birthright Israel’s goal is to strengthen the Jewish identity of its participants and their connection to Israel. Yet the popular program also has provided a platform for untold numbers of young singles to form lasting, loving partnerships.

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  • Birthright Israel: Upcoming L.A. LGBT and Ally Trip!

    By Lia Mandelbaum

    February 17, 2013 | 10:04 am

    REGISTER NOW FOR MAY 2013 L.A. LGBT AND ALLY TRIP!!  

    This exciting trip is specifically designed for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender young Jewish adults and their family/friends from the Los Angeles area. In partnership with the Jewish Federation of Greater L.A. and JQ...

  • Local Birthright offerings feature niche trips

    By Ryan Torok

    February 13, 2013 | 12:02 pm

    Registration began this week for Taglit-Birthright Israel, the program offering free 10-day trips to Israel for Jews ages 18-26 that was created to connect young people to their heritage. This year, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles is co-sponsoring a variety of...

  • Home after Birthright

    November 28, 2012 | 2:59 pm

    Moledet means “homeland” in Hebrew, and it’s no coincidence that it’s been chosen as the name of a pilot program aimed at maintaining the passion of recent Los Angeles Birthright alumni following their return home from Israel. 

    Applications for the new program, created by...

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  • Report: Communities Must Do More to Attract Birthright Alums

    March 23, 2009 | 3:29 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO (JTA)—Nearly 160,000 young Jews from North America have taken part in Taglit-Birthright Israel, a 10-day free Israel trip aimed at revving up their Jewish identities.

    Of those no longer in college, only half have attended any Jewish event since their return.

    That’s...

  • Birthright program needs wider support

    By Charles R. Bronfman

    November 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Although the High Holy Days have always been a period of introspection, the Jewish community -- at least those in it who care deeply about its future -- could stand to do some especially vigorous soul searching this year.

    The results of a new study, "Beyond Distancing: Young Adult...

  • Grunions

    By Rob Eshman

    June 7, 2007 | 8:00 pm



    The grunion were running last weekend, so I went down to the Venice Beach breakwater just before midnight to watch them mate. The sight of thousands of slim, silvery fish wiggling desperately out of the surf and struggling to spawn before the next wave crashed upon them made me...
  • A free trip to Israel—custom-made for you!

    February 22, 2007 | 7:00 pm


    Click on BIG ARROW for Taglit video

    What's more enticing than a free trip to Israel? A free trip to Israel tailor-made for your interests.

    Taglit-Birthright Israel, a partnership between the Israeli government, local Jewish communities, Jewish federations and philanthropists,...

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