Yesodei Hatorah

Program Description

The program is designed to provide a serious, skill-based and student-centered curriculum in Gemara and other central texts. It is developed by serious educators and talmidei chachamim, with an eye towards helping our students become independently skillful bnei Torah. Our student-centered curriculum includes courses in the classic works of the Jewish tradition, in order to expose students to the foundational texts and ideas that form the basis of Torah and Judaism. Talmud (iyun and bekiyut), Halacha, Chumash with Rashi and Ramban, Nach, and Jewish philosophy are all integral parts of our curriculum.
Each course is designed to help students become independently skilled in the texts being studied. The Jewish philosophy curriculum deals primarily with the classic medieval Jewish philosophers, such as the Rambam, Ramban, R. Yehuda HaLevi, and R. Albo. After studying the great ideas and philosophical positions of these Rishonim, students are exposed to those same ideas as dealt with by modern thinkers, such as Rav Soloveitchik and Rav Kook.

Migdal Oz - Stella K. Abraham Beit Midrash for Women

Program Description

The Migdal Oz Beit Midrash for women is built upon a conviction that the world of Torah and limmud serves as the primary focal point from which each student can blossom and deepen her connection to Hashem. In addition to intellectual endeavors, the program provides you the opportunity to face challenges in the spiritual realm, striving for constant effort and growth in Yirat Shamayim and commitment to Halacha.
The program for overseas students is completely integrated into the Israeli program, and is ideal for students with a serious commitment to Torah study who wish to progress in their avodat Hashem while developing a strong bond with Israel. Its curriculum focuses on four major areas: Gemara, Halacha, Tanach, and Jewish Thought, and is unique among programs for young women in that the bulk of study revolves around the Beit Midrash.

Betar - Shevet Achim

Program Description


Derech - Ohr Somayach

Program Description

The Derech Institute for Torah Studies at Ohr Somayach is designed for motivated post-high school students who may not have had a strong formal Jewish education but who have the intellectual capabilities and motivation to independently study classical Jewish texts.
Daily, in-depth shiurim in Talmud, Mishnah and Gemara will teach you vocabulary, reading skills and textual analysis and provide you with background information and an introduction to the fascinating world of classical Talmudic commentaries of all periods. Chesed (giving to others) activities such as packing food parcels for poor families, helping the elderly, and mentoring underprivileged youth are also an integral part of the curriculum.

Yeshiva Zeev Hatorah

Program Description

Yeshiva Zeev HaTorah is known for the warm atmosphere and the seriousness of the learning.  
Coupled by the multi-talented Rosh Yeshiva, Harav Shmuel Brazil, who is the composer of the Regesh Series and author of seforim. Zeev Hatorah is known for its singing, kumzitzes, happy talmidim, welcoming embrace, and Shabboses.

For more information, contact:

Rabbi Aviel Chen
Administration Office (Landline): 972-2-540-9280
Administration Office (DSL): (732) 399-0022

Bnei Akiva - Lehava

Program Description

Lehava is an uplifting, inspiring, and empowering year in Israel with Bnei Akiva. You'll learn new skills, hone old ones, develop your Jewish identity and adapt to new environments - all while enjoying the group experience.
The programme includes time at our leadership institute, a Jewish studies segment, and volunteering on Kibbutz, as well as Magen David Adom and Marva army experience. Lehava is all about learning and giving. It's a year for yourself, but also a chance to contribute to society around you.

Bnei Akiva - Amlat

Program Description

Amlat is combines leadership, Jewish studies, Hebrew language, work on a Kibbutz, an Army/MDA experience and more. The program is meant for young Jewish boys and girls from South America who are looking for a Jewish traditional program. 
The program includes trips all over the country, meeting with Israelis and other young people from all over the world, volunteering, celebrating Shabbat and Holidays together, leadership seminar and more. Participants will be staying in a variety of locations including youth hostels, a kibbutz and a yeshiva and receive full board.

Learning at Pardes

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By Zach Margulies, Pardes
After my first month at Pardes, I started getting into the routine of classes, and developed a pretty good sense of how the rest of the year would look.
They way we learn here is very different from the way we learn in college; in college, classes meet two or three times a week for an hour at a time, and the bulk of the work is done at home, alone.

Machon Shoshanat Yerushalayim

Program Description

Machon Shoshanat Yerushalayim is designed for the personal growth of Lubavitch girls through the teaching of yiddishe-chassidishe values. Its educational approach offers a program of solid learning that develops vital study skills and broadens one’s personal horizons in a very warm, chassidishe setting.
Its Limudei Kodesh program, which includes both Nigle and Chassidus, will enable you to learn texts with familiarity and ease. You will participate in a wide variety of discussions, on topics ranging from personal change and relationships to Shidduchim and Hashkafos on Taharas Hamishpacha. You will also spend one afternoon a week volunteering.

Yeshivat Har Etzion - Dr Wiliam Major Overseas Students Program

Program Description

Yeshivat Har Etzion is one of the largest Hesder Yeshivot in Israel, where students combine their army service with advanced Yeshiva study in a five-year program. In addition to the Israeli students, more than 120 students from overseas come for a year or two after high school to immerse themselves in the atmosphere of the Yeshiva, thriving on the warm camaraderie and open, challenging approach to learning. Students come from North America, England, France, South Africa, Switzerland, Australia and other countries.
Many return to the Yeshiva after university for further study, preparing to become community leaders, rabbis and Jewish educators through the Yeshiva's Kollel and its affiliated Herzog College.

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