Israel Way - Career Growth

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Program Description

This 5 to 10 month professional internship program enables you--young educated professionals, ages 22-30--to spend a significant period of time in Israel, enriching your work experience and expanding your professional horizons while interning in an Israeli company. In addition to internships, you'll have study courses in Hebrew and English, various workshop and seminars on exciting topics about Israel, cultural events, tours and trips around the country.
 
The program takes place in Israel's center of business, leisure and fun--Tel-Aviv and its surroundings. Having an internship in this city makes your journey to Israel a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Professional staff accompany participants during the program, assisting and helping on every matter. 
 
The program provides you with accommodations for 2-3 people (basic furniture, kitchenette, bathroom) in one of the suburbs of Tel-Aviv, a monthly stipend of $200, free monthly ticket for public transportation, and medical insurance. 
 
The internship can be provided in English.
 

Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

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Program Description

The Pardes Year/Semester Program offers you the opportunity to delve deeply into Jewish ideas, texts and personal questions - empowering you to make Judaism your own. You'll come away with skills, knowledge and inspiration under your belt, a lifelong community of passionate peers and mentors, and the life-changing experience of living and learning in vibrant, fascinating Jerusalem.

 

Open to university graduates and attracting a diverse cohort, the Year/Semester Program combines classic Jewish text study with the exploration of ethical, spiritual, philosophical, legal and societal issues facing the Jewish people today. Students leave Pardes with refined critical thinking, improved communication and interpersonal skills, and more nuanced and sensitive perspectives on Judaism, Israel and their own role in the world.

 

Students participate in seminar-style classes and havruta (partner study), and create a tailored program to reflect their interests.

 

Click here to meet current and former Pardes students.

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Highlights

Classes include Talmud, Bible, Jewish Philosophy, Gender and Sexuality, and more, including the following Specialty Tracks:


-Social Justice

-Self, Soul & Text

-Judaism & Conflict Resolution

-Ikarim (Essentials)

 

Pardes also offers training for current and future Jewish experiential educators and classroom teachers, including graduate degree and certificate options: www.pardes.org.il/pcje

 

For a taste of dynamic community life at Pardes, click here.

 

In addition to opportunities to explore Israel, Pardes offers international travel opportunities, including organized trips to Germany and Turkey.

 

For more information, contact:


North America
Jenna King Brill (Pardes '12-'13)
Assistant Director of Recruitment, North America
(212) 447-4333
jenna@pardes.org
 
Israel & International
Erika Dahan
Associate Director of Recruitment, Israel
+972 2 673 5210 (ext 230)
erika@pardes.org.il

 
 

Tikkun Olam in Tel Aviv-Jaffa

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Program Description

Volunteer or intern for 5 or 10 months and learn about the issues facing Israeli society, on the only post-college program with Israeli participants in the group. Work with refugees from Darfur and Eritrea, Arab-Jewish coexistence, and much more. Learn Hebrew, travel around Israel and get to know the country and society better than you ever thought possible.
 
Tikkun Olam's Coexistence Track seeks to build mutual understanding between Jews and Arabs in the diverse communities of Jaffa through volunteer work and education, and by focusing locally on the issues facing Jews and Arabs in Israel today. The Social Action Track will immerse you in the multicultural communities of southern Tel Aviv in which you volunteer and study, offering a first-hand perspective into the struggling neighborhoods of South Tel Aviv.
 
The new Internship Track will enable you to gain valuable career experience in the non-profit sector, while making a difference for Israel's disadvantaged populations and learning about the complex issues facing Israeli society. 
 

For more information, contact:

Shana Feld

Director of Admissions

tikkunolam@bina.org.il

+972-58-7336788

 

 

 

Bais Yaakov Levavi

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Program Description

Bais Yaakov Levavi is the realization of our belief that every young woman who dedicates a year to Limud HaTorah and spiritual refinement is entitled to a learning experience of the highest academic standard. Bais Yaakov Levavi offers a program of study that goes beyond the ordinary. Our study sessions and classes are designed to challenge our students intellectually and nurture them spiritually. Textual ability and analytical skills are honed together with constant awareness that Torah is the gateway to Ahava and Yirah and "Talmud Mevi Lidei Ma'aseh." 
 
We expose our students to the multiplicity of Torah and give them the confidence to navigate a Torah-true path. Consistent with our belief in excellence for all, we have included a skill-strengthening track so that any student with a desire to learn can find her place in our school. Bais Yaakov Levavi sees the composition of the student community as a crucial catalyst for successful spiritual development. While Bais Yaakov Levavi students stem from diverse academic backgrounds, they are unanimous in their total commitment to Torah observance and their aspirations to spiritual growth and fulfillment. The prospective Bais Yaakov Levavi student is someone who is sincerely committed to Mitzvah observance and has a genuine desire to advance in both learning and spirituality.
 

Me'ohr Bais Yaakov

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Program Description

Me’ohr Bais Yaakov Teachers Seminary (founded in 1999) is an intensive study program for recent graduates of Bais Yaakov high schools. Me’ohr focuses on in-depth study of Jewish learning and philosophy while emphasizing lessons that are practical and applicable to everyday Jewish life.
 
In addition to religious studies, students take courses in education that include methodology and classroom management, as well as classes on child development and education. These studies prepare our students for teaching in Jewish schools throughout the world.
 
Me’ohr is known for its warm environment in which student-teacher relationships are encouraged and fostered. Me’ohr provides full room and board, as well as tiyulim and Shabbatonim throughout the year.
 

Yahel Social Change

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Program Description

The Yahel Social Change Program combines hands-on volunteer work with in-depth learning and immersion in a local Israeli neighborhood. Two locations are now available; Work with the Arab-Israeli community in Lod, or the Ethiopian-Israeli community in Ramat Eliyahu, Rishon LeZion. Yahel partners with local grassroots organizations working in the fields of empowerment, community development and education. 

As a participant, you’ll have the opportunity to work in local schools, youth centers, nonprofit organizations and community gardens and learn about important social justice issues such as minorities in Israel, community activism, relations between secular and religious populations, refugee and asylum seekers, and more.

 

For more information, contact:

Nina Wanerman
Digital Media and Recruitment Coordinator
+972-54-877-7586
 
The Yahel Social Change Program is highly subsidized, reducing the program fee to as little as $1000 for eligible participants, which includes coverage of your round-trip flight.

 

 

Gvahim Young Leaders

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Program Description

The Gvahim Young Leaders program offers its participants the opportunity to live a rewarding experience in the "Start-Up Nation." This program offers the participants a high-quality internship, an ulpan, professional mentoring, meetings with professional leaders, visits of leading universities, companies and incubators as well as a monthly stipend.
 
After being accepted though a written application process and a phone interview, you will be placed in a company in your sector for a 5-month internship.
 

Netzer Olami - WUPJ

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Program Description

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Tel Aviv University International MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

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Program Description

English is the global language learned and taught in most countries around the world. As such, there is a growing demand for well-trained TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) experts with professional knowledge in English language teaching, curriculum planning, designing online programs for English learning, language testing and assessment, and more.
 
The M.A. in TESOL at Tel Aviv University is taught in English by distinguished professors of the Language Education program in the School of Education and consists of two interrelated components: academic studies in the field of English language teaching, and teaching internships in Israeli schools and institutions of higher education. Students receive close personal guidance and professional support in both university studies and in school practice. In addition, students participate in intensive Hebrew language studies (Ulpan). Graduates are awarded a Master of Arts degree in TESOL,which enables them to work in a wide variety of positions in the field including instruction and administration, textbook and test development, professional training and more.
 

For more information, contact:

 
 

Israel Way Community Involvement

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Program Description

Israel Way Community Involvement program offers you the opportunity to spend five months immersed in Israeli society as a functioning member of the community. Focused in Israel's underserved communities, Community Involvement allows you to create your own meaningful volunteer experience or choose from an existing volunteer opportunity in the community.
 
You will be exposed to life in Israel by living among its citizens, volunteering in Israel and working together with your peers as you strengthen your ties with the country and its people.
 

For more information, contact:

USA: 1-888-351-9897
Canada: 1866-269-6889
International: +972-3-920-3999

 

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