Your Gift. Your Adventure. Go Kesher!

URJ Kesher is a Taglit-Birthright Israel trip organizer. Each trip is 10-days and absolutely free. Eligible participants are Jewish, ages 18-26 and seeking a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore Israel.


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  • It's Your Turn for Taglit-Birthright Israel with URJ Kesher!

    It's Your Turn!

    More than 400,000 alumni and counting

    No strings attached

    Claim the gift!
  • Taglit-Birthright Israel with URJ Kesher is not just any trip!

    Not Just Any Trip!

    Inclusive. Inspirational. Fun.

    Your Birthright + URJ Kesher's approach

    Discover Kesher!
  • Get ready to register for Taglit-Birthright Israel with URJ Kesher!

    Get Ready to Register!

    Registration Day is September 9th

    Go to Israel for FREE this Winter/Spring 2014-15

    View trip dates!
  • Feel the Love on a Taglit-Birthright Israel trip with URJ Kesher!

    Feel the Love!

    10 days of new friendships, new adventures,

    new culture and new experiences

    See it to believe it!
  • Check out the new eligibility rules for Taglit-Birthright Israel with URJ Kesher!

    New Eligibility Rules!

    More people than ever qualify for the gift

    of a free trip to Israel

    See if you qualify!

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Registration Day is September 9th! | Learn how to apply, view trip dates, and sign up for updates.
Our Commitment to Safety | Safety is our guiding priority. Learn about our approach.
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"The best ten days of my life! I explored my heritage and made life-long friends."
- Alexis Appelbaum, May 2014
2014-08-26T21:13:23+00:00
Alexis-Appelbaum-Haas-Promenade
“The best ten days of my life! I explored my heritage and made life-long friends.”
Brandon-Colon
"The most important thing I learned on the trip was the roots of Judaism. Hearing the real history helped me understand what it means for me to be a Jew."
- Brandon Colen, August 2014
2014-08-26T20:19:52+00:00
Brandon-Colon
“The most important thing I learned on the trip was the roots of Judaism. Hearing the real history helped me understand what it means for me to be a Jew.”
Sorority-Girl-Masada
"The best 10 days of my life! I've had the opportunity to make friends that will last a lifetime."
- Zoe Poggioli, August 2014
2014-08-26T21:12:35+00:00
Sorority-Girl-Masada
“The best 10 days of my life! I’ve had the opportunity to make friends that will last a lifetime.”
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"I have never felt such a strong connection. Going on Birthright Israel with URJ Kesher was a transformative experience for me."
- Jenn Gruener, August 2014
2014-08-26T21:14:24+00:00
Girl-with-Hat-Masada
“I have never felt such a strong connection. Going on Birthright Israel with URJ Kesher was a transformative experience for me.”
Josh-Weinraub
"I came for a free trip to Israel; what I got instead was more than I could imagine."
- Josh Weinraub, August 2014
2014-08-26T21:10:56+00:00
Josh-Weinraub
“I came for a free trip to Israel; what I got instead was more than I could imagine.”

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#GoKesher on Instagram

  • Only 7 days until #taglit #birthright registration with #gokesher! If you want to take the trip of a lifetime this winter, go to www.gokesher.org on September 9th to apply!
  • Welcome Home #GoKesher #Bus773! We hope you had an amazing trip!!
  • #GoKesher #bus773 enjoying their time at the #DeadSea!
  • Happy #HumpDay from #gokesher!
  • #gokesher #bus773 cooling off in the desert oasis at Ein Gedi!
  • The amazing view of the Israeli desert from the top of #Masada! #gokesher #taglit #bus773
This trip is a gift from Taglit-Birthright Israel