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Go KESHER: A Taglit-Birthright Israel Trip

URJ LogoFREE Trip Registration Opens Sept. 12th! Give Priority Status to Community Members

You have the power! Help members of your community get selected for a free Taglit-Birthright Israel trip with URJ Kesher this coming December, January, February or March 2012-2013. Learn more...



Consider this email to be a "VIP Pass" for all URJ rabbis and community professionals to grant priority status to prospective Taglit-Birthright Israel applicants. Here's how it works:

  • VIP Option #1 - Refer Someone!

Go to and enter the names and e-mail addresses of eligible community members. Alternatively, you can send this information via e-mail to Make sure your community members know to choose URJ Kesher as their official trip organizer. We'll give them priority trip selection status. You'll be a hero!

  • VIP Option #2 - Lead a Community Trip

Is there significant interest in your community? Gather a group of at least 15 prospective participants. Make sure they all register with URJ Kesher. We'll make sure everyone gets on the same trip, and you will have the option to staff it!

IMPORTANT DATES & INFO  Winter 2012-13 Registration

Registration for Winter/Spring 2012-2013 trips will open on Wednesday, September 12th at Registration typically closes within a few days, so it's critical that prospective applicants plan ahead and sign-up on time. Winter/Spring trips will be offered throughout December, January, February and March.  


Applicants can also sign-up NOW for an early update list to learn more about how to register.


We also ask that you please include the following promo blurb in your upcoming community newsletters: 


Registration for the winter/spring session of FREE Taglit-Birthright Israel trips with URJ Kesher opens on September 12th. The program is open to Jewish young adults who are ages 18-26 and who have never been to Israel on a peer program. The URJ Kesher experience was created for participants coming from a Reform Jewish background. Learn more at    


Thank you for helping us spread the word about this unique way to experience the Taglit-Birthright Israel gift with the URJ.


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