Young Judaea Year Course
YOUNG JUDAEA YEAR COURSE!THE #1 GAP YEAR PROGRAM IN ISRAEL CELEBRATING ITS 60th YEAR!
Year Course sets you up for success! In College, in Life!
HOW IT WORKS
JERUSALEM ACADEMIC SEMESTER
You’ll live independently, sharing apartments with friends in our modern campus located in the beautiful, central Jerusalem neighborhood of Baka. Shops, cafes and public transportation are all close by with the magical Old City a short walk away. Throughout this semester you will explore Israel’s complex political and social issues as well as Judaism, Jewish History, Art and more through classes, workshops, tours and discussions, all in a unique informal setting.
BAT YAM VOLUNTEERING SEMESTER
Make a real difference in Israel living in Bat Yam, an up-and-coming beach town 15 minutes from Tel Aviv. Teach in a school, volunteer in a soup kitchen, train to be a paramedic or choose one of hundreds of other possibilities where your skills and time are most needed.
There’s also an opportunity to sign up for Marva – a challenging 8 week IDF boot camp and push yourself to the limits!
SPECIAL INTEREST MONTH
In the last month of your year, you’ll choose from an unbelievable range of options and design your own Special Interest Month! Learn new skills, challenge yourself and boost your resume!
- Backpack Israel’s epic Sea-to-Sea hike
- Learn to surf in Tel Aviv
- Take a photography crash course
- Intern with an Israeli company
- Study Jewish texts at a Yeshiva/Midrasha
- Work on a kibbutz
Specialty Tracks: Customize your year!
Tracks offer you specialized activities to meet your interests and passions led by top Israeli experts that will enrich your year and your resume.
Business: Network, entrepreneurs, start-ups, leadership!
Art: Meet local artists, workshops, shows, exhibitions!
Medical: Volunteer, meet experts, research, hands-on!
Sound: Concerts, musicians, jam sessions, studio time!
Sports: Competitions, exercise, meet professional athletes!
Tiyulim: Hike, outdoor skills, teamwork, hadracha!
Beit Midrash: Jewish texts, shabbatot, inspiring educators!
Olami: The world is your classroom!
Love traveling? Take advantage of our world travel options to Italy, Greece, Morocco and Poland! See famous world sites and learn the story of the Jewish people live on location!
Tikun Olam: Africa volunteering experience!
Make a difference in the lives of others with our unique partnership at the inspirational Shalom Agohozo Youth Village in Rwanda. You’ll embark on an empowering, rewarding journey and volunteer with youth struggling with the after-effects of the 1994 genocide and prepare them to take on leadership roles in society
- Main Subject: Volunteer Programs, Gap Year (Programs)
- Coexistence, Government, Intensive Hebrew Language, International Humanitarian Work, Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Jewish Studies, Social Action / Volunteering, Spirituality
- 8.5 Months
- Young Judaea Israel
- Program appears on grant application as:
- Young Judaea Year Course
- $ 23950
- Program Contact Information:
- Rachel Jetter
- Program Dates:
- September 05,2016 - May 25,2017