First Ever Hazon Birthright Trip!

Hazon has partnered with Israel Outdoors Birthright to offer a brand new, unique Birthright trip – the Hazon Eco-Adventure. It’s for people aged 22 to 26, it’s free, and we hope and intend that it will be a blast – rafting, biking, and hiking across the country. It’s an Israel trip for those who want to get outdoors, and who want to connect and learn about some of the front-edge of work in Israel on sustainability and the environment.

This is a pilot trip. Our bus (like our cup?!) is half-full. If you’re interested, please be in touch with Miriam Leichtling,, for more information. The deadline is March 13th. Read below for more trip details.

Experience the very best of Israel while exploring its natural beauty, ecological treasures, and environmental innovations on this brand new Birthright trip. Discover how sustainability is woven into the fabric of Israel’s identity. Trek through trails led by a certified naturalist guide. Meet students from the internationally recognized Arava Institute. Sample delicious farm to table food and support local economies. Raft down the famed Jordan River. Explore Israel’s unique desert agriculture, water conservation, and authentic kibbutz-based living. Stop to take a dip in waterfalls and refreshing pools, cycle through ancient landscapes and experience a dazzling array of topography as you span the length of this incredible country. An eclectic mix of eco-friendly lodging, sleeping under the stars and urban touring are all part of the fun…will you be there?

  • Israel Outdoors is known for having trips full of active outdoor fun, and this Eco-Adventure promises extra hikes and the chance to see Israel by bike. You’ll get a deeper sense of the land at its most beautiful time of the year!
  • Israel is a land steeped in history… but did you know that it’s also a country brimming with modern research that is helping the world tackle water conservation issues and food sustainability? Our tour guides will add awareness to how/where this is happening as we explore the country.
  • Fun, knowledgeable leaders and guides. When it comes to Birthright trips, your guides and bus leaders are an important part of the experience. On this trip, you can expect top notch guides and bus leaders who are active in Hazon’s network, and have been hand picked to make your experience that much richer.

Lastly – all trip participants get to join Hazon again for a special discount at our largest US cycling trip of the year… the Hazon Ride and Retreat! Reunite with your fellow birthright alum, explore the beautiful Isabella Freedman campus, volunteer with like minded young professionals, and celebrate sustainability and Jewish values at this inclusive Labor Day weekend retreat.

Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity, join the Hazon Israel Eco-Adventure today!

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About Becky O'Brien

Hazon is America's largest Jewish environmental organization. We create healthier and more sustainable communities in the Jewish world and beyond. Hazon in Colorado is led by Becky O'Brien, Boulder Director and Sarah Kornhauser, Denver Director.

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