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.


URJ Kesher is part of Reform Judaism. Our programs are inclusive, open-minded & inspiring.


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

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  • Galilee

    Not Just Any Trip!

    Inclusive. Inspirational. Fun.

    Your Birthright + URJ Kesher's approach

    Discover Kesher!
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    Feel the Love!

    10 days of new friendships, new adventures,

    new culture and new experiences

    See it to believe it!

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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.”
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.”
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."
- 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.”
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.”
Alexis-Appelbaum-Haas-Promenade
"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.”






#GoKesher on Instagram

  • A beautiful view of #Israel's northern mountains from #Tzfat! #gokesher #taglit #birthright #bus318 @danroth74
  • On their first day in Israel, #gokesher #bus318 visited the ancient city of Tzippori! Thanks @eriecohie for the beautiful photo!
  • #TBT to #gokesher #taglit #birthright #bus773 at the DeadSea!
  • Wow. Incredible pic by #gokesher #taglit #birthright alum @fr33ursoul!
  • Our #mcm! #gokesher #taglit #birthright #Israel 🐪
  • #tbt to @sarahaliix and #gokesher #bus310 experiencing a powerful moment in #Jerusalem at the #Kotel in December!
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