Experience the trip that is the ultimate adventure with Israelis. Experience the UCF trip that leaves from Miami. Experience the trip that stays IN TEL AVIV. Experience the trip that’s pluralistic.Experience Birthright Israel: Shorashim with UCF.
The Ultimate Adventure With Israelis
On Birthright Israel with Shorashim and UCF, you spend all 10 days with Israelis and get to see
Israel through the eyes of the locals. From exploring Israel through unbelievable  hikes and touring incredible cities and major sites, to spending the night under the stars in the Negev, and developing an amazing bond with a great group of college students and Israelis, you will be a part of the adventure of a lifetime that you will never forget.
Plus, Shorashim is the trip that flies from Florida, which saves you time and money. What could be better than that?
Let’s Go!
BIG NEWS – You can now pre-register for trips between December 2015 and August 2016 by clicking here. This helps secure your spots for future trips and helps you stay updated on the latest information.
Join this year’s Central Florida winter break trip is from December 20th, 2015-December 31st, 2015.Dates don’t work for you? Check out additional winter trip dates through Birthright Israel: Shroashim.

Mark your calendars: registration for winter trips will open, in full, on Tuesday, September 8th at 10 AM EST. Summer trips will open in February, so make sure to pre-register to stay up-to-date on information about the trips and to help secure your spot.

For more information about the registration process, click here, check out FAQs, or contact Shorashim at (312) 267-0677 or
How do I know if I am eligible?
Students are eligible who are Jewish, between the ages of 18-26, who have not been to Israel on a peer-group program since the age of 18 or have not participated on a program that is longer than seven days after turning 18. Those who participated on peer educational trips prior to turning 18 years of age are now welcome to apply. If you have any questions about eligibility, please reach out Shorashim.

What if I have friends that want to join me?
Spread the love! Tell your friends to sign up with Shorashim and Pay It Forward Shorashim is great at accommodating friendship requests and make it easy for you to travel with your friends! Have more friends that you want to refer? Think you know tons of people who would want to go from UCF and from around the country? Check out Shorashim’s Campus Recruiter program to see how you can earn money for helping other students get to Israel.
More About The Gift

Birthright Israel is an innovative partnership between Jewish communities around the world and the people of Israel. It is made possible with the support of the Government of Israel, private philanthropists and thousands of donors worldwide.Birthright Israel gives Jewish young adults ages 18 to 26 the gift of a trip to Israel. Philanthropists, Jewish communities worldwide, and the government of Israel have partnered to launch Birthright Israel – whose goal is to provide a free first peer-group trip to Israel as a birthright for every Jew. Thanks to Birthright Israel, thousands of Jewish college students and young adults are offered the opportunity for a free peer-group trip to Israel.

Birthright Israel is an innovative partnership between the people of Israel through the Government of Israel, private philanthropists through the Birthright Israel Foundation and Jewish communities around the world (North American Jewish Federations through the United Jewish Communities (UJC); the Jewish Agency for Israel; and Keren Hayesod).
Birthright Israel, Shorashim, and Central Florida Hillel are not affiliated with a political party or religious movement.
 For more information about these organizations, visit the Shorashim or Birthright Israel websites.
Want more info?
No problem! Reach out to Ali Berstein at (412) 613-0103 or