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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.
Aardvark Israel Programs offer Jewish students from around the world the opportunity to “MAKE ISRAEL YOURS,” by providing a tailor-made, modular curriculum, so students can build a customized experience in Israel. Aardvark offers volunteering and internships, the chance to study and earn university academic credit, an opportunity to explore the hidden gems of Israel through trips and excursions, and independent living in apartments in the center of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Our experienced staff and high ratio of staff to students allow Aardvark to cater to the different interests of our international student population.
Ganim is a program for young people who have some Hebrew language basics and who have completed twelve years of education. The program gives students the opportunity to earn an Early Childhood Education Assistant certificate from Oranim Academic College of Education, while enabling them to gain high level Hebrew language skills and a deep understanding of Israeli society. Students acquire strong cultural and linguistic knowledge, as well as theoretical and practical skills in early childhood education. They also gain the necessary tools in order to actively contribute to Israeli society, should they choose to remain in Israel.
This program is conducted in Russian.
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.