Birthright Extensions


Want to explore Jerusalem and Jewish history more deeply?! I’m with you!

Extensions of Israel Free Spirit Birthright or any Birthright trip (men and women): You can have fun and informative discussions, unique tours, and housing in the Old City of Jerusalem, with facilities that cater specifically to post-Israel Free Spirit travelers! Open to both men and women. Contact Barak Shechter: (cc 7+ days. Cost: Free

Neve Yerushalayim (women): Empowering today’s Jewish women to tackle life’s toughest personal, philosophical and theological issues in a sensitive and thoughtful environment. You get to live in the scenic Har Nof neighborhood of Jerusalem. For more info, email Tehilla at 7+ days. Cost: Free

Jewel (women): Are you a Jewish woman aged 19-30 who wants to learn more about Israel and Judaism? You can attend engaging classes on Judaism and Hebrew language in a warm, accepting environment, attend weekly trips around the country, volunteer, and spend Shabbat in the Old City… You enjoy the perfect balance of touring, fun, learning, giving, and personal growth. For info contact or 3 weeks.

Mechina (men): Interact with some of the greatest Jewish thinkers and philosophers in the world, 1 on 1 learning Jewish topics of your choice, crash course in learning Hebrew, with optional daily trips and activities in and around Jerusalem. For more info, email cc 7+ days. Free

Essentials (men): Want to explore your Jewish heritage and spirituality on your own terms? You get to examine the relevance of being Jewish in today’s world and explore major themes and practices in Jewish spirituality. You live in Old City of Jerusalem and also tour Jerusalem and Israel. For more information, email Rabbi Stuart Schwartz at 7+ days. Free

JLE or Expansions (men): Zip line, Segway tours, wineries, and so much more. You experience more of what the Holy Land and specifically Jerusalem has to offer. You get to fill your mornings with meaningful discussions, workshops, and presentations. You take daily trips, interacting with the vibrant, unique culture of Jerusalem and near-by cities. For more information, email cc Free

jInternship: (men and women) Are you a university student or recent graduate looking for an amazing internship opportunity? jInternship can connect you with top Israeli companies in over fifty industries. You gain valuable practical professional experience. You’ll tour more of Israel, explore its history and participate in empowering classes on Judaism. Visit Duration: 7-16 weeks. Cost: $350 – $2000