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Excelerate18 Summit highlights global business leaders, young professionals
This year’s annual program, hosted by Birthright Israel, covered topics including cyber security, community-building, digital health-care innovation, cryptocurrencies, commerce and more.
A conversation with Gidi Mark, the man behind all those Birthright Israel trips
JNS recently sat down with the program’s CEO to learn more about what has become, in his words, “one of the largest, if not the largest, rite of passage for Jews today.”
Party for young Russian-speaking Jews marks 18th anniversary of Birthright
“Everything that you saw and heard, people that you have met, the land you’ve touched—all this will become a trigger for your own inner discoveries,” said Genesis Philanthropy Group vice president for community relations Dorit Golender.
Haym Salomon Center
Birthright protestors are accomplices in Palestinian Authority and Hamas inhumanity
IfNotNow supporters claim they want oppression exposed. And yet, human-rights abuses—treating women like family pets and thwarting free speech—will certainly be missing from their trip to the Palestinian territories.
IfNotNow accosts Taglit Birthright groups at New York airport
While young people were getting ready for their flights to Israel, they were asked about their knowledge of certain issues and policies, with their answers recorded.
‘Everybody’s Birthright Experience’
Carin M. Smilk
Annual trip to Israel inspires and empowers young adults with special needs, many of them away from home for the first time.
Jonathan S. Tobin
How not to beat BDS
To fight the BDS movement on campus, Jewish students need to be educated about Israel. At the same time, more criticism of Israel from Jews won’t disarm anti-Semitic opponents on campus or anywhere else.