On campuses across the United States, students are exploring the diversity and vibrancy of Israel, forging connections across political and religious differences, and creating new avenues to define their relationships with Israel now and for the future.
Every year, thousands of college students return from Taglit-Birthright Israel, their interest in Israel sparked, their appetite to learn more whetted. Increasingly, these alumni — and many other young adults like them — are finding meaningful avenues to tap their new found excitement and to deepen their connection to and knowledge of contemporary Israel. Hungry to understand the country “behind the headlines” and to explore its vibrant economic and cultural landscape, students are engaging with Israel through a growing array of effective but unheralded programs that are enabling them to learn and talk about Israel in more sophisticated ways. Read More »