Friday, October 22nd | 16 Heshvan 5782

December 31, 2013 10:09 am

Birthright Record: 1,600 Participants Arrive in One Day

avatar by

TAGLIT-Birthright participants land in Israel. Photo: Birthright Israel.

JNS.orgThe Taglit-Birthright Israel program broke its own record with 39 groups, totaling 1,600 Jewish young adults from across the globe, landing at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Monday.

Israeli Tourism Minister Uzi Landau and Taglit-Birthright CEO Gidi Mark attended a ceremony for the trip participants, who came from Australia, Argentina, Russia, the United States, Germany, and Canada, Israel Hayom reported. The participants join the list of more than 350,000 young adults from 64 countries to have taken the free 10-day trips to Israel.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.