Birthright with Rutgers Hillel by Alana Taub ’18

Birthright with Rutgers Hillel By Alana Taub, Class of 2018 Recently I returned from a 10 day experience that was in simple words… life-changing-ly awesome. Israelis call the Birthright experience Taglit, which is Hebrew for “discover”. This experience was not only...

How Birthright Changed My Life by Mike Cantor ’16

How Birthright Changed My Life By Mike Cantor, Class of 2016 The Rutgers Hillel Birthright trip was a very transformative experience for me. I was able to see the land of my ancestors for the first time, and I immediately fell in love with the scenery, the food, the...

Discovering My Home on Birthright by Amber Ricks ’16

Discovering My Home on Birthright By Amber Ricks, Class of 2016 “What are you crazy?” “You shouldn’t go, it’s so dangerous.” “Aren’t you scared?” “Can’t you go another time?” These are just a small sampling of the statements and questions that I had to respond to when...

Life Under Fire by Jordan Davis ’16

Life Under Fire By Jordan Davis, Class of 2016   For the past two and a half months, I was blessed with the opportunity to live in Israel. Unless you’re actively avoiding the news, you know that Israel is under fire (#IsraelUnderFire). It’s true. It’s...

Israel: A Home Like No Other by Galina Eilyuk ’16

Israel: A Home Like No Other By Galina Eilyuk, Class of 2016 Growing up in a Modern Orthodox community, I was constantly exposed to Judaism, religion, Israel, etc. As I grew up, I fled away from my roots and decided I wanted to be a part of a more secular world; I...