Category: Israel

There Is No Hillel Without Israel

Visits to Israel, fluency in Hebrew, and historical knowledge of the land and people provide Hillel professionals with the ability to help strengthen a students’ relationship and connection with Israel. To forge and to sustain a durable, meaningful, long lasting relationship with the Jewish-democratic state, Israel must become real and vivid in the lives of…

Dos and Don’ts on Birthright Israel

Do: Wear proper hiking boots on hikes. It’s about traction, not fashion!   Don’t: Be lazy. Bring your water bottle everywhere you go! You will need every sip!   Do: Bring a hat! It might not look super cool, but it’s for sure cooler than having sunstroke.   Don’t: Wear sleeveless tops on hikes. You…

24 Things You Need To Pack For Birthright Israel

School is over and you’re leaving for Israel soon! Now is the time to get everything ready and start packing! Here is a short (or not so short) list of things you don’t want to forget. Towel Because who likes to share a towel? Deodorant Israel is hot, especially in the summer. Do yourself (and…

Lior Raz – Guests

To make sure that check-in is as quick and easy as possible for everyone please confirm any guests you may have purchased tickets for. <a href=”https://secure.lglforms.com/form_engine/s/U7J_uad7sC7qOEQkcAVLeQ”>Fill out my LGL form!</a><br/>

Israel Fires

Ein Li Eretz Acheret – I Have No Other Land Lyrics by Ehud Manor I have no other country even if my land is aflame Just a word in Hebrew pierces my veins and my soul –  With a painful body, with a hungry heart, Here is my home. I will not stay silent  because…

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Israel

 Our little friend, the USB stick was invented in Israel. The Israeli entrepreneur and engineer Dov Moran released the very first version of a USB stick in 1996 and won several awards.   Israel has the highest concentration of hi-tech companies in the world after Silicon Valley, and is sometimes also called The Start-Up Nation.…