Birthright Israel:
Go with Maryland Hillel!

Experience Israel on an action-packed journey exploring ancient sites, local hotspots, and natural wonders.

What are you waiting for?

Our next trip departs May 27, 2019. Sign up now to go with us this summer!

Get ready…

rafting in the Jordan River • meeting with an artist in Tzfat • sipping at a winery • hanging out with Israeli peers • touring the Old City and visiting the Western Wall • shopping at the shuk • celebrating and resting on Shabbat • enjoying Jerusalem’s nightlife • riding a camel • meditating on a desert night hike • trekking up and down Masada • floating in the Dead Sea • tasting veggies at the Salad Trail • strolling through Tel Aviv

Yalla! Let’s Go!

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