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Midreshet Lindenbaum Overseas Program

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Program Description

Midreshet Lindenbaum provides an intensive experience of living and learning Torah that broadens and deepens your commitment to Torah, Eretz Yisrael and Am Yisrael.
 
You will experience the dynamism of the world’s largest Bet Midrash for women, where you will learn Tanach and Torah She’be al Peh with unrivaled depth and intensity. You will gain a love of Torah and self confidence in your learning as you grow religiously and spiritually in an atmosphere that respects your individuality. You will determine the emphasis in your learning through our scheduling flexibility that allows you to maximize hours in Tanach and Gemara, choose shiurim in Hebrew or English, and classes in the overseas or Israeli programs.
  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies, Gap Year (Programs)
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  • Keywords:
  • Intensive Hebrew Language, Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Jewish Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 9.5 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-30 
  • Open to:
  • Female 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Orthodox 
  • Organizer:
  • Midreshet Lindenbaum - Ohr Torah Stone 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Midreshet Lindenbaum Overseas Program 
  • Price:
  • $ 26500 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • August 28,2017 - June 11,2018  Apply to this program

Midreshet Lindenbaum Darkaynu

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Program Description

Midreshet Lindenbaum offers a combination of a rigorous, challenging learning program and a supportive religious environment that encourages students to develop and to delve, to discuss and to debate, and ultimately to decide on a more mature and profound commitment to Torah and Mitzvot. Yeshivat Darkaynu is a new and innovative program developed for religious young men with special needs who are looking for the perfect way to spend a year in Israel.
 
The program is designed for students who want to continue their learning, develop vocational skills, build independence, improve self-esteem and expand their love of Israel and the Jewish people. Yeshivat Darkaynu is an intimate, "sidestreaming" program that is professionally staffed, highly structured and aims to meet the individual, special needs of its students.
  • Main Subject: Volunteer Programs, Jewish Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Jewish Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 7.5 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-30 
  • Open to:
  • Co-Ed 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Orthodox 
  • Organizer:
  • Midreshet Lindenbaum - Ohr Torah Stone 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Midreshet Lindenbaum Darkaynu 
  • Price:
  • $ 30000 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • October 23,2017 - June 11,2018  Apply to this program

Bnei Akiva - Amichai

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Program Description

Bnei Akiva Amichai Amlat is an experiential program which combines a leadership, Jewish studies, Hebrew language, work in a Kibbutz, and Army/MDA experience. The program is meant for young Jewish boys and girls who are looking for a Jewish traditional program.

  • Main Subject: Ulpan Hebrew Language Studies, Youth Movement Studies, Jewish Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Education, Jewish Studies, Kibbutz, Pre-Aliyah, Social Action / Volunteering, Spirituality 
  • Duration:
  • 10 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-30 
  • Open to:
  • Co-Ed 
  • Language:
  • Portuguese, Spanish 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Orthodox 
  • Organizer:
  • Bnei Akiva 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Bnei Akiva - Amichai 
  • Price:
  • $ 17000 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • August 17,2017 - June 16,2018  Apply to this program

Yeshivat Hakotel

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Program Description

Yeshivat HaKotel aims to cultivate yirat shamayim as part of a life of Avodat Hashem by developing students' appreciation of Talmud Torah and its connection to Am Yisrael and Eretz Yisrael. You will become familiar with the basics of Tanakh, Torah Sheb’al Peh, Halacha, Jewish philosophy and belief, and Mussar while developing the ability for independent study in all of these fields.
 
The yeshiva offers a large number of shiurim in subjects other than Gemara, and helps students build a schedule most appropriate to them. Although the average boy will generally spend around 80 percent of his time on Talmud, there are many who devote up to half their time to other subjects.
  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies, Gap Year (Programs)
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  • Keywords:
  • Jewish Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 10 Months 
  • Age:
  • 17-30 
  • Open to:
  • Male 
  • Language:
  • Hebrew, Portuguese, Spanish, English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Orthodox 
  • Organizer:
  • Yeshivat Hakotel 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Yeshivat Hakotel 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • February 06,2018 - December 11,2018, JERUSALEM, $16000   Apply to this program

Yeshivat Kerem B'Yavneh

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Program Description

Kerem B’Yavneh is an elite center for high-level Torah learning with a rich tradition of devoted, intensive learning in a vibrant Beit Midrash. It is an Israeli-style Yeshivat Hesder with a Zionistic outlook that strives to develop the student’s ability to learn Gemara and Rishonim independently on an in-depth, sophisticated level.
 
The Beit Midrash is the center of the wider yeshiva community, uniting the bachurim, the kollel families, and the families of the ramim and staff. While the spirit of learning spills over into all the corners of the green campus, with casual discussion of the Gemara and Jewish thought and weekly informal learning; Shabbat meals; Friday night tishes; and melave malkasin the homes of rebbeim and sganei mashgichim, the Beit Midrash remains the unquestionable nucleus of yeshiva life.
  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Jewish Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 10.5 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-30 
  • Open to:
  • Male 
  • Language:
  • Hebrew, English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Orthodox 
  • Organizer:
  • Yeshivat Kerem B'Yavneh 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Yeshivat Kerem B'Yavneh 
  • Price:
  • $ 25000 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • August 22,2017 - July 12,2018  Apply to this program

Yeshivat Eretz Hatzvi

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Program Description

Yeshivat Eretz Hatzvi is dedicated to instilling students with a commitment to Avodat HaShem and a love for Torah learning, empowering them to become Jewish leaders by developing their skills in Jewish learning and their love of Am Yisrael, Torat Yisrael, and Eretz Yisrael, preparing them for success in college and in their future.
 
The curriculum places a major emphasis on teaching the skills that will enable you to pursue independent study. In addition to Gemara, Limud Tanach, Halacha, Machshava, and leadership development figure prominently.
  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies, Gap Year (Programs)
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  • Keywords:
  • Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Jewish Studies, Social Action / Volunteering 
  • Duration:
  • 9 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-21 
  • Open to:
  • Male 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Orthodox 
  • Organizer:
  • Yeshivat Eretz Hatzvi Jerusalem 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Yeshivat Eretz Hatzvi 
  • Price:
  • $ 27000 
  • Accommodation:
  • Not Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • August 28,2017 - June 03,2018  Apply to this program

Hemdat Hadarom

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Program Description

Atid Hemdat is a preparatory year for higher education in Israel. It provides in one year the requirements for pursuing studies, in a setting where the Torah is the heart of education. A special effort is provided to help each girl to orient themselves.
 
The program includes a variety of courses, a complete ulpan (more than 550 hours), a serious preparation for psychometric tests as well as English classes with option math and science education. The program also includes unforgettable excursions, sports and volunteering. Hemdat Hadarom is renowned for its beautiful campus and comfortable apartments.
  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Jewish Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 8.5 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-30 
  • Open to:
  • Female 
  • Language:
  • French, Hebrew 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Orthodox 
  • Organizer:
  • Hemdat Hadarom 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Hemdat Hadarom 
  • Price:
  • $ 10700 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • October 22,2017 - July 03,2018  Apply to this program

Neimos

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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. 
  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies, Gap Year (Programs)
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  • Keywords:
  • Jewish Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 9 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-30 
  • Open to:
  • Female 
  • Language:
  • Hebrew, English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Orthodox 
  • Organizer:
  • Pninim Seminary 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Neimos 
  • Price:
  • $ 22900 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • September 05,2017 - June 04,2018  Apply to this program

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.
  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies, Freshman Year Studies, Gap Year (Programs)
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  • Keywords:
  • Engineering, Intensive Hebrew Language, Jewish Studies, Pre-Aliyah 
  • Duration:
  • 10.5, 11 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-30 
  • Language:
  • French 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Orthodox 
  • Organizer:
  • Jerusalem College of Technology 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • J.C.T. - Tochnit Mechulevet 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Dates:

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.
  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Education, Jewish Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 9 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-30 
  • Open to:
  • Male 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Orthodox 
  • Organizer:
  • Central Yeshiva Tomchei Tmimim 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Hamaor Hagadol 
  • Price:
  • $ 10800 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • October 23,2017 - July 19,2018  Apply to this program