FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: WHAT ARE THE POINTS?

 

The points are awarded by Birthright’s official program for Birthright alumni, “Bring Israel Home.” When a birthright almnus earn points on our site, they can earn valuable prizes, including a full reunion for their participating Birthight bus, together with the Israeli soldiers from their bus. This site offers valuable point-earning opportunities, which are offer by Olami International.

 

Q: WHAT IS OLAMI?

Olami is a leading provider of Jewish and Israel programming for university students and young professionals. Founded just over 10 years ago, Olami boasts over 300 locations comprising over 25,000 students and over 25,000 alumni. Olami is a proud partner with Birthright’s “Bring Israel Home” program, helping Brithright alumni to channel their inspiration and passion from their Israel experience.

Q: A TRIP TO ISRAEL FOR UNDER $500 - WHAT'S THE CATCH?

The catch is that the Jewish people are like a family. As such, these highly subsidized trips were made possible by Olami donors who want to help ensure that money should never be an obstalce to having a menaingful Jewish experience. CLICK HERE to learn more about the highly subsidized trip options.

Q: HOW WAS OLAMI ABLE TO SECURE INTERNSHIPS WITH SUCH PRESTIGIOUS COMPANIES?

Finding a good internship can often be a frutsrtating process. So we contcated the Jewish CEO’s of major companies andasked them if they would be willing to put aside a few internship spots to help Jewish students and young professionals build their resumes and get a jumpstart with their careers.

Q: DO I NEED TO BE RELIGIOUS OR FROM A CERTAIN DENOMINATION?

Olami is open to ALL Jews, regradless of religious level or affiliation. However, since there is limited funding, priority is usually given to those who never had a formal Jewish Day School Education.

Thank you!

A special thank you to Taglit-Birthright Israel and our partners at Bring Israel Home for their efforts to ensure that the journey doesn’t have to end when you depart from Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv.