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.


Summer 2019 dates are May 12th through May 23rd

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 Elyssa! 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!


Helpful Resources:

Questions? Contact Elyssa Hurwitz at elyssa@pdxhillel.org

*This trip is a gift from Birthright Israel

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).