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The Israel Experience Grant is a one-time grant from the Jewish Federation of Omaha for students in grades 9-12 or young adults ages 18 to 26 for an approved Israel experience. The grant may also be used for domestic airfare for participants in any Birthright Israel trip. For a complete description and to obtain a grant application form, click here.

The Jewish Experience Grant is a gift from the Jewish Federation of Omaha for children in grades 3-11 to encourage attendance at Jewish summer residential camp. For a complete description click here.

Passport to Israel is a program available to families with children in Kindergarten through the 8th Grade for the purpose of saving funds for the child to make an educational trip to Israel. Families make annual contributions to a dedicated account which are matched by the Jewish Federation of Omaha and the local synagogue to which the family is affiliated.  Your savings is matched dollar for dollar, not once but twice!  See details.

Please download the blank application before you begin to complete it.