Go on Birthright Israel with Maryland Hillel!

Our next trip will travel January 2019. Sign up now to go with us this winter!

Join your friends and Maryland Hillel on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Israel! You’ll hike mountains, taste new foods, explore the culture and religion, and create lasting friendships. View the complete sample itinerary.

If you have any questions, email Stephanie at birthright@marylandhillel.org or text/call us at 301-422-6200.


Registration Overview

  • Register now at freeisraeltrip.org/umd and create an account with a non-university (“.edu”) email address. (This will be your user ID.)
  • Fill out the general info and submit a $250 refundable deposit. For Trip Selection, choose “Campus Trip” and select the University of Maryland Hillel International trip.
  • Click the link to confirm your email address in the email from Birthright Israel. Within 24–48 hours, you’ll receive an email from Hillel International with a link to Part 2 to submit health and medical info, make roommate requests, and upload a JPG of your passport.
  • Watch for an email to sign up for a 30-minute interview with a member of the Maryland Hillel team. This allows us to get to know you, determine eligibility, and gives you the chance to ask questions.
  • Maryland Hillel lets you sign up for the trip of your choice within the next two years! Pending eligibility, your $250 refundable deposit will secure a spot. If you’re applying for a future season, email birthright@marylandhillel.org. (Note: You can skip Part 2 of the application.)

Trip Highlights