Free trip to Israel sparks student interest (Sept. 1999)
By Alan Brody, Mitzpeh managing editor
An exciting program being planned as a celebration of the millennium will allow 80 campus students to visit Israel during winter break at no cost. The program, known as Birthright 2000, is aimed at giving students who have never been to Israel a chance to explore the Holy Land.
The trip will be held ...
No cap for second timers on Taglit- Birthright Israel trips this summer
By Brittany Britto, reporter, @brittanybritto
Applications for the summer Taglit- Birthright Israel trip are now open for students looking for a chance to travel to Israel to connect with their roots, whether it be for their first time — or second.
Though the fully sponsored and professionally organized trip for ...
Summer in Israel: UMD students experience challenges on trips abroad during Gaza war
What started off as summer plans to intern, travel and visit his brother, turned into a much more eye opening experience for senior computer engineering major Max Cohen.
“I wanted an internship in Israel, so I did one with Israel Tech Challenge,” Cohen said. “We first had a two-week tour of Israel’s tech scene followed by an 8-week ...