Go on Birthright Israel with Greater Portland Hillel!


Birthright Israel: Hillel trips connect Jewish students to their Jewish journey and identities, to Israel as the homeland of the Jewish people, and, upon return, to their Jewish communities. Students are led through Israel by Jewish professionals and will experience Jewish history and Israeli culture through unforgettable tours, hikes, and unique activities.


Winter 2019 dates are December 22nd through January 2nd

How To Register:

  • Register at www.freeisraeltrip.org/pdxhillel and create an account with a non-university email address. This will be your user ID.

  • Fill out Part one of the trip application and submit a $250 refundable deposit. For Trip Selection, choose “Campus Trip” and select “Greater Portland Hillel.”

  • Click the link to confirm your email address in the email from Birthright Israel. Within 24-48 hours, you’ll receive an email from Hillel International with a link to Part two of your application, which includes health and medical information, roommate requests, and passport information.

  • Sign up for a 30-minute one-on-one chat with Eden! This allows us to get to know you, determine eligibility, and gives you the chance to ask questions.

  • With approval from Hillel and your refundable deposit paid, you are off to Israel!


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Questions? Contact Eden Ferede at eden@pdxhillel.org

Taglit-Birthright Israel is an innovative partnership between the people of Israel through the Government of Israel, private philanthropists through the Birthright Israel Foundation and Jewish communities around the world (North American Jewish Federations, Keren Hayesod, and the Jewish Agency for Israel).