CSU Taglit Birthright: Day Seven

After breakfast in Jerusalem, we drove to Tel Aviv to participate in “Tel Aviv Day.” This day we were given two unique activities which we had chosen previously with a period of free time in between. For these activities, the entire birthright group was split into four smaller groups of twelve people each. The activities […]

CSU Taglit Birthright: Day Six

After waking up and eating breakfast in Jerusalem, we headed out to Mount Herzl also known as Har Ha-Zikaron, the Military and National Cemetery of Israel. Upon arrival, we first saw the beauty of the trees and the surrounding nature. As we got deeper into the Cemetery, we saw many grave sites of young men and […]

CSU Taglit Birthright: Day Four

In the morning, after breakfast we drove to pickup our 8 Israeli friends who would join us on the trip. These Israeli’s are youth around the age of 18–21 who are currently serving in the Israel Defense Forces. After meeting the Israeli’s we drove to Baha’i gardens. On our way to Baha’i, we passed a […]

CSU Taglit Birthright: Day Three

Due to it being Shabbat, many businesses around Haifa and across Israel were closed. So because of this we were given the opportunity to sleep in and have a more relaxing day. After eating breakfast, we got together in the hotel lobby for some more icebreakers. We played what we called the name game, in […]

CSU Taglit Birthright: Day One

Upon arrival to Ben Guiron Airport, the Taglit-Birthright group EZ-36–49 was introduced to Ezra staff and our tour guide Itamar. We then went over orientation and rules by staff. It was clear that by the time we landed in the airport everyone was very excited for the 10 days to come! On our way to Haifa, […]