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Jewish Studies

Mayanot Institute

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Program Description

The men’s program at Mayanot offers a unique approach to Jewish education that combines a highly academic curriculum with inspiring Jewish life experiences opening rich and diverse possibilities for Jewish expression. Students of diverse backgrounds study together in an open-minded yet challenging environment.
 
This deep immersion in Jewish learning nurtures a love for the Jewish people and connection to the land of Israel. All class sizes are small, and one-on-one learning each day facilitates your accelerated skill acquisition and independence. The Judaic Studies Program provides you with a smorgasbord of Jewish ideas. It is ideal for the student who wants to have a taste of many styles and topics. The JSP track is designed as an introductory course for the serious student who has little to no background in Hebrew language and textual study. Classes in JSP are one-hour long and are mainly lecture style.
  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Jewish Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 4, 5, 7.5, 10 Months 
  • Age:
  • 18-30 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Orthodox 
  • Organizer:
  • Mayanot Institute of Jewish Studies 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Mayanot Institute 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Rivka Preisler 
  • (p):1 212 980 3414 ext 503 
  • Preisler@mayanot.edu 
  • http://www.mayanot.edu 
  • Program Dates:
  • October 30,2016 - August 31,2017, JERUSALEM, $12400
  • January 16,2017 - August 28,2017, JERUSALEM, $9300
  • April 24,2017 - August 24,2017, JERUSALEM, $4600
  • October 23,2017 - March 23,2018, JERUSALEM, $6200
  • January 15,2018 - November 15,2018, JERUSALEM, $12400
  • May 15,2018 - October 15,2018, JERUSALEM, $6200
  • July 01,2018 - December 01,2018, JERUSALEM, $6200

Yeshivat Lev Aharon

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Program Description

Located in the beautiful neighborhood of Har Nof, Jerusalem, Yeshivat Lev Aharon is a leading yeshiva offering a unique Sephardi experience in the exploration of Torah and Israel. Now heading into its eighth year, Lev Aharon continues its tradition of building well-rounded young men who take the Torah perspective they learn in yeshiva with them into their future lives. 
 
Lev Aharon is the perfect place for the young man who is looking to mature as a Jew and connect to Torah, while enjoying an exciting Israel experience.
 

For more information, contact:

Rabbi David Laniado
International (p): 972-2-651-4431
US (p): 718-689-1667
(f): 972-2-653-7811

 

  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Jewish Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 9 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-30 
  • Open to:
  • Male 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Orthodox 
  • Organizer:
  • Yeshivat Lev Aharon 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Yeshivat Lev Aharon 
  • Price:
  • $ 18000 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Yigal Kagan 
  • (p):972 2 651 4431 
  • levaharon101@gmail.com 
  • http://levaharon.com/ 
  • Program Dates:
  • September 20,2016 - June 20,2017

Ayelet Hashajar

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Program Description

Ayelet Hashajar divides its time between high-level Torah study and volunteer work/Sherut Leumi with the intention of strengthening the students' commitment to Torah, solidifying their Jewish identity and reinforcing their ties to the Land and People of Israel. Women in the program develop their Torah knowledge, Hebrew language skills, and abilities in the area in which they are trained to volunteer. Volunteer work provides students with the opportunity to apply Torah concepts they have learned.
 
Young women enrolled at Ayelet Hashajar spend their afternoons/evenings participating in classes with a high level of Torah study and learning sessions, including: lectures based on rabbinic texts (Mishna, Midrash, etc.); self-study and chavrutot; in addition, there is an art therapy class and a creative writing class to provide students with a creative outlet after a long and intense week. Mornings are spent in volunteer work/Sherut Leumi in volunteer locations including hospitals, kindergartens, schools, community centers and retirement homes. 
  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Intensive Hebrew Language, Jewish Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 5, 10 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-30 
  • Open to:
  • Female 
  • Language:
  • Spanish 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Orthodox 
  • Organizer:
  • Machon Torani Latfuzot 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Ayelet Hashajar 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Rina Levy 
  • (p):972 2 582 5036 
  • ayelethashajar@walla.com 
  • Program Dates:
  • September 01,2016 - June 30,2017, JERUSALEM, $15000
  • February 01,2017 - June 30,2017, JERUSALEM, $7500
  • July 01,2017 - November 30,2017, JERUSALEM, $7500
  • September 01,2017 - January 31,2018, JERUSALEM, $7500
  • September 01,2017 - June 30,2018, JERUSALEM, $7500
  • February 01,2018 - June 30,2018, JERUSALEM, $7500

Conservative Yeshiva

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Program Description

The Conservative Yeshiva is a welcoming, egalitarian and diverse learning community offering men and women the opportunity to seriously explore traditional Jewish texts.
 
You will study classical texts in the traditional chevruta (preparing with a study partner) and shiur (seminar-type classes) in an environment that is open to the wisdom of modern scholarship and the challenges of social change. Courses are offered at multiple levels in a flexible program accommodating student’s individual interests.
 

For more information, contact:

US: (781) 325-4631
  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Jewish Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 4, 8.5 Months 
  • Age:
  • 18-30 
  • Open to:
  • Co-Ed 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Conservative 
  • Organizer:
  • United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Conservative Yeshiva 
  • Accommodation:
  • Not Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Gail Diamond 
  • (p):972 2-622 3116 
  • yeshiva@uscj.org 
  • http://www.conservativeyeshiva.org 
  • Program Dates:
  • September 07,2016 - May 25,2017, JERUSALEM, $7600
  • January 24,2017 - May 25,2017, JERUSALEM, $3800
  • September 06,2017 - May 17,2018, JERUSALEM, $7600

Binyan Av - Shorashenu

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Program Description

The Shorashenu program of Yeshivat Binyan Av emphasizes the study of Judaism based on the Talmud, integrated with trips all over the country of Israel. Studies cover a vast gamut of Jewish subject matter including practical law, Jewish legal sources, study of the Chumash (parashat hashavua) and more.
 
Participants also acquire a first-hand knowledge of the Land of Israel and lectures on the history that surround the Jewish people and the country. Shorashenu features cultural activities, jeep trips to a number of interesting places and geological sites, as well as hikes in which they discover what they cannot see by car.
  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Jewish Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 10.5 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-30 
  • Open to:
  • Male 
  • Language:
  • Spanish, English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Orthodox 
  • Organizer:
  • Binyan Av 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Binyan Av - Shorashenu 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Eliana Burstein 
  • (p):972 2 571 7774 
  • binyan.av.eb@gmail.com 
  • Program Dates:
  • September 05,2016 - July 20,2017, JERUSALEM, $12000
  • August 30,2017 - July 14,2018, JERUSALEM, $12000
  • December 05,2017 - October 19,2018, JERUSALEM, $12000

A Taste of Israel

Program Description

Annually, thousands of English-speaking Sephardic high school graduates think about investing a year of study in Israel.  Mikdash Melech Jerusalem engages 90 students from around the world in a challenging program of Torah studies, which include: successful completion of a Masechta (tractate) of Talmud by the close of the year, Halacha, with emphasis on Sephardic traditions and customs, Humash with in-depth commentaries and commanding lectures on Navi, Tehillim, Mussar and Rambam.
 
Replete with exhilarating tours of the Holy Land, and recreation facilities, the Mikdash Melech Jerusalem learning experience enriches the students’ bodies, minds and souls.
  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies, Gap Year (Programs)
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  • Keywords:
  • Jewish Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 11 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-30 
  • Open to:
  • Male 
  • Language:
  • Hebrew, English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Orthodox 
  • Organizer:
  • Mikdash Melech Jerusalem 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • A Taste of Israel 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Shlomo Erez 
  • (p):972 77-335 1058 
  • 3351058@gmail.com 
  • http://mikdashmelech.net/jerusalem.aspx 
  • Program Dates:
  • September 04,2016 - August 01,2017, JERUSALEM, $17000
  • August 23,2017 - July 18,2018, JERUSALEM, $17000

Midreshet Eshel

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Program Description

Midreshet Eshel is a post-high school seminary that provides young women with a comprehensive educational program emphasizing excellence in Jewish studies, Jewish values, and experiential learning. As the first Sephardic seminary in Israel, Eshel also emphasizes Sephardic halacha, customs, and history. The one-year study program combines textual learning with stimulating discussion of topics that are relevant to your life and enhance personal and religious growth.
 
Courses include: Tanakh, Jewish thought, halacha, torah, psychology, the Jewish woman, group dynamics, modern Israeli history, Hebrew language and character development (Middot), Jewish history, yoga, dance, and Sephardic cooking.
  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies, Gap Year (Programs)
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  • Keywords:
  • Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Jewish Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 9 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-30 
  • Open to:
  • Female 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Orthodox 
  • Organizer:
  • Midreshet Eshel 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Midreshet Eshel 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Rachael Masri 
  • (p):02-966-6621 
  • info@sephardicseminary.org 
  • http://www.sephardicseminary.org 
  • Program Dates:
  • September 07,2016 - June 06,2017, JERUSALEM, $24000
  • September 06,2017 - June 14,2018, JERUSALEM, $26000
  • September 06,2017 - June 04,2018, JERUSALEM, $25000

Darchei Binah

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Program Description

Are you searching for a richly variegated program that exposes you to the foremost educators that Jerusalem can provide? Darchei Binah offers young women the opportunity to blossom as they begin the path toward becoming our future Nashim V’Emahos BeYisrael. Prominent Torah scholars transmit the mesora in a way which is both timeless and appropriate for the needs of the student body.
 
Faculty members meet with students on an individual basis to provide caring guidance and insight into confronting the challenges of life. You will spend an intensive week exploring the glorious history of Torah in Poland, and its tragic end. Discover the roots of Halacha by visiting Batei Midrash and Kevarim of leading figures such as Rama, Bach, Tosefos Yomtov, Maharshal, Rav Chaim Brisker and Netziv.
  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Jewish Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 9, 9.5 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-30 
  • Open to:
  • Female 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Orthodox 
  • Organizer:
  • Darchei Binah 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Darchei Binah 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Shimon Kurland 
  • (p):972 2 644 0266 
  • info1@darcheibinah.co.il 
  • http://Darcheibinah.org 
  • Program Dates:
  • September 05,2016 - June 16,2017, JERUSALEM, $22000
  • September 03,2017 - June 10,2018, JERUSALEM, $23000

Machon Maayan

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Program Description

Machon Maayan is an innovative one-year program in Israel offering young women a unique post-high school opportunity that combines thought provoking courses, interactive seminars, challenging internships, and meaningful experiences – in a comfortable Torah observant atmosphere.
 
Machon Maayan is for students committed to personal and religious development, leadership, community involvement, and a positive relationship with the land and people of Israel.
 

For more information, please contact:

From the US: Rachel Moore, Communicatins Director, 609 448 9478, rachel@machonmaayan.org

Also: visit our Facebook page: 

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Machon-Maayan-The-opportunity-of-a-lifetime-in-a-year/133781170094707

 

 

  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies, Gap Year (Programs)
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  • Keywords:
  • Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Jewish Studies, Spirituality 
  • Duration:
  • 9 Months 
  • Age:
  • 17-19 
  • Open to:
  • Female 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Orthodox 
  • Organizer:
  • Machon Maayan 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Machon Maayan 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Ilana Brandt 
  • (p):972 8 851 1851 
  • office@machonmaayan.org 
  • http://www.machonmaayan.org 
  • Program Dates:
  • September 12,2016 - June 07,2017, , $24500
  • September 05,2017 - June 05,2018, , $24500

Ateres Bnos Yerushalayim

Program Description

  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Jewish Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 9 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-30 
  • Open to:
  • Female 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Orthodox 
  • Organizer:
  • Ateres Bnos Yerushalayim Seminary 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Ateres Bnos Yerushalayim 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Adina Maryles 
  • (p):972 2 566 3288 
  • sw@ateresbnosy.org 
  • Program Dates:
  • September 14,2016 - June 10,2017, JERUSALEM, $22500
  • September 05,2017 - June 05,2018, JERUSALEM, $22500
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