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Bar Ilan University - Israel Experience

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Program Description

The Israel Experience at Bar Ilan University offers high school graduates a variety of courses taught in English that reflect a typical freshman courseload found at North American universities. Students are encouraged to supplement their academic courses with internship and volunteer placements at a variety of major American or Israeli companies. In addition, educational and exciting trips and Shabbatonim are offered every other week.
 
Bar-Ilan University is chartered and accredited by the Ministry of Education in Israel, and the overwhelming majority of colleges and universities in the United States and Canada recognize its courses. In most cases, Israel Experience students will be able to receive credit for their studies.
  • Main Subject: Undergraduate Academic Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Jewish Studies, Psychology, Science, Social Sciences 
  • Duration:
  • 4, 4.5, 8, 9 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-30 
  • Open to:
  • Co-Ed 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Organizer:
  • Bar Ilan University 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Bar Ilan University - Israel Experience 
  • Accommodation:
  • Not Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Alyta Pitaru 
  • (p):972 3-534-6473 
  • alyta.pitaru@mail.biu.ac.il 
  • http://israelxp.com/ 
  • Program Dates:
  • September 25,2016 - July 01,2017, RAMAT GAN, $24800
  • October 27,2016 - July 01,2017, RAMAT GAN, $22900
  • February 19,2017 - July 01,2017, RAMAT GAN, $11450
  • October 17,2017 - February 17,2018, RAMAT GAN, $12750
  • October 17,2017 - June 21,2018, RAMAT GAN, $22900
  • February 18,2018 - June 21,2018, RAMAT GAN, $12750

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 Contact Information:
  • Benjamin Touati 
  • (p):972 2 675 1029 
  • bintouati@gmail.com 
  • http://www.jct.ac.il 
  • Program Dates:
  • August 28,2016 - July 10,2017, JERUSALEM, $13000
  • August 04,2017 - July 05,2018, JERUSALEM, $12500

Hebrew University Preparatory Year

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Program Description

The Preparatory Program for new immigrants at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem provides recent high school graduates and recently discharged soldiers who plan to continue their undergraduate studies in Israel an introduction to academic studies and intensive language instruction. The yearlong program serves as a gateway to the Hebrew-speaking Israeli society, while helping the student refine the skills needed for regular university studies.
 
In general, the program consists of intensive language instruction and courses in mathematics, Israel studies, history, introductory university courses, and academic skills.
 

For more information, contact:

Luba Glikin
972-2-5881602
  • Main Subject: Ulpan Hebrew Language Studies, Undergraduate Academic Studies, Freshman Year Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Intensive Hebrew Language, Pre-Aliyah, Social Sciences 
  • Duration:
  • 9.5, 11 Months 
  • Age:
  • 18-24 
  • Open to:
  • Co-Ed 
  • Language:
  • French, Russian, Spanish, English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Unaffiliated 
  • Organizer:
  • The Hebrew University - Rothberg International School 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Hebrew University Preparatory Year 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Bar Cohen 
  • (p):972-2-5881395 
  • maz_hash@savion.huji.ac.il 
  • http://www.overseas.huji.ac.il/mechina 
  • Program Dates:
  • August 03,2016 - June 28,2017, JERUSALEM, $23155
  • August 07,2017 - May 31,2018, JERUSALEM, $23085

Rimon Music Experience

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Program Description

Expose yourself to music and musical ideas that only can be found only in Israel. Open your mind and expand your musical horizon through a new culture. The Rimon Music Experience offers you the opportunity to combine music studies with a long-term Israel experience. The Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary Music, with 600 students and 90 faculty, is Israel's largest independent professional contemporary music school.
 
Located in Ramat Hasharon (a suburb of Tel Aviv), Rimon offers seven majors: Composition and Arranging, Film Scoring, Song Writing, Jazz Performance, General Performance, Music Production and Engineering, and a combined program of Composition, Performance and Music Production. A special articulation agreement with Berklee College of Music in Boston enables Rimon students to continue learning and complete their degree at Berklee within two years. Deserving students receive generous scholarships towards their studies.
 
The program cost covers housing in the center of Tel Aviv for the first two months (September-October 2013), to allow an easy and welcoming beginning. in order to allow individual preference of housing for the remainder of  the program, participants will have the choice to either extend their stay at the housing provided by the program (at an extra cost) or find their own independent housing. Public transport in the Tel Aviv area is also covered by the cost of the program, which will allow participants to easily commute from school to home.
 

For more information, please contact us:

  • Main Subject: Undergraduate Academic Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Performing Arts 
  • Duration:
  • 10 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-30 
  • Open to:
  • Co-Ed 
  • Language:
  • Hebrew, English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Unaffiliated 
  • Organizer:
  • The Israel Experience- Educational Tourism Services Co. LTD 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Rimon Music Experience 
  • Price:
  • $ 16500 
  • Accommodation:
  • Not Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Almog Berti 
  • (p):972 2 621 6072 
  • almogb@israelexperience.org 
  • http://eng.rimonschool.co.il/ 
  • Program Dates:
  • September 06,2016 - July 06,2017

Technion International School - Study Abroad

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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.

  • Main Subject: Undergraduate Academic Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Engineering 
  • Duration:
  • 4.5 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-30 
  • Open to:
  • Co-Ed 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Unaffiliated 
  • Organizer:
  • Technion - Israel Institute of Technology 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Technion International School - Study Abroad 
  • Price:
  • $ 9000 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Zehava Solomon 
  • (p):972 4 829 3325 
  • admissions@int.technion.ac.il 
  • http://www.int.technion.ac.il/ 
  • Program Dates:
  • March 20,2017 - July 31,2017

Bnei Akiva - Torani

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Program Description

Torani is intended for young adults wishing to devote a year to serious Torah study in Israel, whilst enjoying being part of the Bnei Akiva framework. The majority of the year is spent in yeshiva or midrasha, with Bnei Akiva running seminars, Shabbatonim and an advanced leadership course to allow participants to maximise their year, experience the length and breadth of Israel and return equipped with the tools to be a leader in Bnei Akiva UK.

Applicants can choose between Yeshivat Hakotel, Yeshivat Eretz Hatzvi and Yeshivat Meir Harel Modiin (boys) and Midreshet Harova and Midreshet Yeud (girls).

 

For more information, contact:

Michael Rainsbury

michael@bneiakiva.net

+972-526000169

  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Intensive Hebrew Language, Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Jewish Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 9, 9.5, 10 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-30 
  • Open to:
  • Co-Ed 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Orthodox 
  • Organizer:
  • Bnei Akiva 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Bnei Akiva - Torani 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Chava Weisblatt 
  • (p):972 2 620 9012 
  • chava@worldbneiakiva.org 
  • http://www.hachshara.org 
  • Program Dates:
  • September 02,2016 - June 04,2017, JERUSALEM, $24500
  • September 02,2016 - June 13,2017, JERUSALEM, $25000
  • September 02,2016 - June 18,2017, JERUSALEM, $24500
  • September 02,2016 - June 07,2017, JERUSALEM, $25000
  • August 22,2017 - June 22,2018, JERUSALEM, $26000
  • August 22,2017 - June 22,2018, JERUSALEM, $24500
  • August 28,2017 - June 28,2018, JERUSALEM, $24500
  • August 28,2017 - June 28,2018, JERUSALEM, $25000

Your home away from home on campus at Hebrew U">Your home away from home on campus at Hebrew U

Posted May 25th, 2011
By Yonni at Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
 
Staying at Hebrew University means your home away from home could be on one of three campuses in Jerusalem:
 
  1. Mt. Scopus (Har Ha’tzofim)
  2. Givat Ram, and
  3. Hadassah Ein Karem.
 
So what’s the difference?
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