Birthright Israel Registration - Birthright Israel Application
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Birthright Israel is Waiting for You & Shorashim is Here to Get You There.

Consider this our ‘Save Your Spot’ for when you’re ready & travel is back

Give Yourself Something to Look Forward to

Birthright Israel registration is officially open for trips through March 2021. Our trips are extremely popular & spots fill up quickly, so finish your application ASAP

Save My Spot with Shorashim

Follow the simple steps below:

Step One
Choose Shorashim
Options
Israel with Israelis
  • See Israel through the eyes of the locals
  • Israelis for your entire trip when you go w/ Shorashim!
Values
  • Non-profit, we invest back into our programs
  • Pluralistic & about people, culture, & discovery
Step Two
Birthright Israel Application & Deposit
What You Need
  • A non-.edu email address
  • Your Birthright Israel login or your Facebook
Israel with Israelis
Refundable $250 Deposit
  • Submit via credit card or Paypal; time-sensitive, refundable $250 deposit

IF YOU APPLIED FOR A SUMMER 2020 TRIP:

  • Login & go to the deposit section where you can:
    1. Apply your deposit from summer 2020
    2. Resubmit your deposit if you received a refund or haven't deposited yet!
  • Click on the blue banner in the "MY TRIP" section
  • Select a new trip from the marketplace
Step Three
Chat with Us
Give Us a Call
  • Call us at (312) 267-0677 or email us at registration@shorashim.org to schedule a time to chat one-on-one with us
  • This conversation is necessary, along with the first two steps, to be considered for a conditional Birthright Israel trip offer.
  • If you applied for summer 2020, your interview from this summer will be applied to this application
Step Four
Tell Your Friends
WANT TO TRAVEL WITH FRIENDS/FAMILY?
  • Select each other as friendship requests
  • Add in their info, so we can work to help you travel together
SHARE THE GIFT
  • Pay it forward - Everyone knows someone who hasn’t gone (think neighbors, family, friends, classmates, campers, etc.)
  • Share their info easily through the app ‘Shorashim Friends’ (Code: WEB20)

Let's Go!

Finish Your Birthright Israel Application

Next Steps & Tips

To increase your chances of being placed on one of your top trip choices, it is important to complete these steps as early as possible in the registration process. Save your spot & have the option of traveling; don’t wait too long & regret it once trips are full.

Trip acceptances will be conditional until you receive a second email from us confirming that you are approved for travel.

You must upload a copy of your passport no later than two months before your departure date. It needs to be valid through September 2021,or six months after your return date. You can either take a clear picture of your passport & upload it to your application or Birthright Israel App to scan your passport.

You should not make travel plans or book any domestic travel until you have an unconditional confirmed spot on the program & have been given their exact flight details, including notification of the departure gateway.

If you have any questions, please call us at (312) 267-0677, email us at registration@shorashim.org or chat with us. We're here to help you through this process!

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