Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies

Generation Birthright Israel: The Impact of an Israel Experience on Jewish Identity and Choices

Leonard Saxe, Benjamin Phillips, Theodore Sasson, Shahar Hecht, Michelle Shain, Graham Wright, Charles Kadushin

October 2009

Report coverThis is the first long-term study of Taglit-Birthright Israel alumni to document the program's impact on early participants and their decisions and attitudes regarding marriage, community, and connection to Israel. The report finds, most dramatically, a deepening attachment to Israel and commitment to Jewish family.

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