Birthright Israel

Birthright Israel with Columbia/Barnard Hillel

More than 100 Barnard and Columbia students will experience an action-packed, nuanced and free 10-day trip to Israel this year! Some key itinerary items include: downtown Tel Aviv, the Dead Sea, the Givat Haviva Center for a Shared Society, the Open House LGBTQ+ community center, Jerusalem, and more! If you are a Jewish student between the ages of 18 and 26 who has either never been to Israel or has never been on a peer trip to Israel after turning 18, chances are you’re eligible! Contact Jaimie for more information.

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We will depart NYC in the late evening on May 17th and return on May 28th! We have limited spots available, so sign up as soon as possible.

Click the “sign up here” link below, create your account and select the Columbia/Barnard Trip! For expediency, instead of scrolling through the trips on the site, simply type Columbia/Barnard in the search bar at the top.

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The Taglit-Birthright Israel gift is made possible through a partnership between a group of prominent philanthropists, local Jewish federations, the people of Israel through their government, Keren Hayesod and The Jewish Agency for Israel.

For more information, read the FAQ here or email Jaimie at