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.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Summer Trip Availability | Trip assignments have begun. View trips with immediate availability!
Plan Ahead for Winter & Spring | Registration for Winter/Spring 2015-16 trips opens on September 8th. Keep me posted!
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.”
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.”
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.”
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.”
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.”

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