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J.C.T. - Tochnit Mechulevet

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Program Description

Combining a schedule of Jewish studies and academic courses in the fields of technology and business, this program is equivalent to a first year of college enhanced by a strong support system of professional staff. Students are fully integrated with their Israeli counterparts both in courses, dormitory life and extra-curricular activities.
 
Students choose courses from all the departments at Machon Lev; in Jewish studies, they participate in the Beit Midrash learning program, and for academics, they choose courses from the various departments to include Engineering, Computers, Biochemistry, Electro-Optics, Applied Physics, Management, Marketing, Accounting, and Education.
 

Bina: Social Action and Study in Tel Aviv

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Program Description

BINA offers high school graduates a unique opportunity to experience real life with Israeli young adults in Tel Aviv, Israel's most exciting city. Program participants will engage in meaningful social action in the community in which they live, and explore the Jewish bookshelf from a pluralistic and progressive perspective. For the past decade, BINA: Center for Jewish Identity and Hebrew Culture has offered hundreds of young adults from Israel and around the world opportunities to experience significant learning, encounter a wide range of thinking and thinkers, and devote themselves to social change.
 
You will engage in meaningful volunteer assignments in your community in south Tel Aviv. Highly experienced counselors and mentors at BINA, with their personal commitment to social justice, will provide close supervision and guidance in each of your volunteer assignments. You will study classical Jewish texts, Jewish philosophy, social justice and Israeli studies, taught by Israel's leading scholars and educators. You will study, volunteer and live side-by-side with Israeli peers, celebrating Shabbat services and holidays together.
 

Habonim Dror - Shnat Amlat

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Program Description

 

Azamra Seminary for Girls

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Program Description

Azamra seminary is a 1-2 year intense Judaic studies program for English-speaking Bais Yaakov High School graduates ages 16-30 with a strong level of adherence to Halacha and religious observance. Azamra is known for its outstanding faculty and its emphasis upon strong student/teacher relationships.
 
In addition to the challenging and high level courses Azamra offers a comprehensive Israel experience, exploring Israel from the North to the South.
 

Pninim Seminary

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Program Description

P'ninim Seminary offers stimulating classes with a focus on hashkafa and machshava. They delve into familiar elements in Yiddishkeit and learn them in a way that is barely touched upon in high school by combining traditional textual learning such as Chumash, Navi, Medrash and weekly parsha with thought-provoking haskafa and practical application. 
 
P'ninim provides the intellectual seminary challenge while inspiring students to appreciate anew that which they have always learned from their parents and teachers. 
 

Shaalvim for Women

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Program Description

At Sha'alvim for Women, young Orthodox women are empowered to become independent Torah learners and Torah thinkers and prepared for a life dedicated to Torah, Am Yisrael, Eretz Yisrael and Medinat Yisrael. In a caring and warm environment infused with ruach and excitement, you will develop the study habits, learning skills, and middot to shape your character and guide you throughout your life.
 
Sha'alvim for Women provides a warm and caring environment that engages your mind, your heart and your soul and helps you grow in yirat shamayim, ahavat HaShem, derech eretz and avodah shebalev (tefila).
 

Hamaor Hagadol

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Program Description

Central Yeshiva Tomchei Tmimim, located in the rural and pastoral village of Kfar Chabad—far from the hubbub and commotion of big city life (yet located in the center of Israel)—is the perfect place to spend a year of study and growth in Israel.
 

Yeshivat Ruach Chaim

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Program Description

Do you have the desire to strengthen your Sephardic roots, to walk the cobblestone streets rubbing shoulders with the greatest of Sephardic Rabbanim and invest time in rekindling our rich heritage, our time worn traditions, without the distractions of everyday life? Have you ever wanted to establish within yourself, the necessary halachic foothold you can be confident in, before pursuing college or business education? There is only one place in the world that can offer you this, Israel.
 
The Yeshivat Ruach Chaim Beit Midrash Program is a new Yeshiva in Israel that offers you a solid educational curriculum, coupled with an intense year of touring that will cover all parts of our holy country. Ruach Chaim caters to the Sephardic, college bound, post high school student who is looking for a priceless life experience never offered to the community before. We are college accredited, professionally staffed and are pushing the limits beyond the scope of any Israeli institution to date. Because we are new, there are no molds to fit into—so take advantage of the very best in thought-provoking shiurim. Our program offers in depth Gemara & Chumash classes, with a special emphasis on halacha in all areas of Shulchan Aruch.
 

Technion International School - Freshman Year

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Program Description

Want to spend a semester or year in Israel exploring Engineering and Science? Spend your freshman or gap year at Technion. The Freshman Year of Engineering and Science is the perfect opportunity to experience student life and culture in Israel and learn Hebrew within the framework of a math and science-based academic program taught entirely in English.

 The Program offers a challenging and intensive course load designed to provide students with the tools and experience necessary to excel in their undergraduate academic career while exploring additional subjects like Hebrew, Middle Eastern History, and Jewish Studies. Upon successfully completing the Freshman Year program, our students are well prepared to pursue their undergraduate studies at Technion’s English-language B.Sc. Program in Civil and Environmental Engineering, or apply to transfer into a Hebrew-language program at one of several Technion faculties including Chemical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Biotechnology Engineering, Biology or Mechanical Engineering. Technion credit is likely to be recognized by all higher education authorities in North America.

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