programs in israel

SHORT TERM PROGRAMS

SHORT TERM PROGRAM
STUDIES TRIPS FOR SCHOOLS

It is the Program in Israel for schools and formal educational organizations.

It is the platform that unites what is studied in class with the experience of feeling Israel, connecting the student with his land and reinforcing the Jewish identity of each young person.

Participants will have different experiences, whose thematic diversity covers areas related to the culture, history and current affairs of the State of Israel.

We have personalized programs for each institution and we care about achieving educational objectives, using travel as a platform and not just as a tourist trip. We also have an excellent logistics organization and a trained team that will make this program unforgettable for students.

We organize complete programs in Israel and Poland, or also seminars and trainings.

  • Connect what was studied in class with the experiential experience in Israel.
  • Youths can get closer to their roots
  • Foster their identity
  • Strengthen the ties of the Jewish people to Eretz Israel

The program will be based on four main thematic pivots, which will accompany us throughout the stay in Israel and will be handled in several perspectives: 

  • History and roots of the Jewish people
  • History of Israel and the Zionist movement
  • Israeli society – multicultural mosaic
  • Technology and innovation, current events and Hasbara.

It is personalised according to the needs of each institution.

According to institution

SHORT TERM PROGRAM
THE MADRICHIM COURSE

The Madrichim Course is an Israel-based training program for chanichim who are going to become madrichim in the near future.

In this program, you will experience the diversity that Israel can offer on a cultural level from the country’s North to South. It is a program of experiences which fosters the sense of group, of belonging to the tnua and of the connection to the state of Israel.

Every year, we organize delegations of future leaders and madrichim from Brazil (Tapuz), Belgium (Machane Israel), Russia (Adain Lo) and Hungary (Manhigut Seminar).

  • Live a significant experience in Israel.
  • These participants will return to their communities to be madrichim in their Kenim.

It is based on three educational pivots:

  • Experiencing the Israeli society
  • Acquiring tools for Hadracha
  • Learning about the Tnua’s ideology and legacy

It is customized according to needs

LONG TERM PROGRAMS

LONG TERM PROGRAM
Shnat Hachshara
Shnat Hanoar

The “Shnat Hachshara” program represents an intensive, consolidating and unique year for its participants.

Generations of Hanoar Hatzioni’s family members arrive in Israel year after year to take part in this educational program.

  • Optimal experience of studies and training for our bogrim, both in content and in tools, so that they can develop to become the future manhigim in their respective kenim and kehilot.

The thematic axis in our program is composed of chapters that go from the most specific to the most general: Introduction Perek (focused on the chaver and the kvutza), Perek Tnuati, Perek Medinat Ve’Eretz Israel, Perek Am Israel and Perek Sikum (focused on the chaver and the kvutza after the formative experience of Shnat Hachshara Tnuatit).

The participants of this program have been selected and recommended by their local communities and kenim with the aim of improving their abilities and commitment to the tnua and the Jewish and Zionist education. The participants’ personal expectations and dreams regarding the program and their commitment to the Jewish and Zionist education are intertwined and shape the educational objectives of this program

11 months

LONG TERM PROGRAM
ISRAEL CHALLENGE

The idea behind this program is to create a personalized challenge in current day Israel, with the possibility of getting acquainted with diverse life opportunities in the country, providing other alternatives to the existing plans of the youth of the Diaspora.

One of our standards is getting to know Israel in an experiential way during the outdoor activities and trips, deepening the knowledge regarding the Israeli society and culture, encouraging significant and creative encounters with Israeli youth and volunteering for the contribution to the Israeli society. We work on current, Israeli and Zionist issues and encourage the learning of the Hebrew language and personal growth of each one of our participants.

  • Create a personalized challenge with the possibility of becoming familiar with various life opportunities in the country, offering other alternatives to existing plans.
  • Develop personally in a group setting.
  • Geographically cover the largest number of visits in Israel.
  • The program is divided into three major sections and stages and a fourth section which is optional. The participant can choose between several options within each stage and thus customize the program to his interests. Among the options are kibbutz, enlistment to Tzahal, entrepreneurship courses in Tel Aviv, a paramedic course in Magen David Adom, a Mediterranean cooking course and aquatic courses (diving and kite surfing) in Eilat.

Minimum 4.5 months up to 8.5 months.

People between 18 and 22 years old

LONG TERM PROGRAM
AREVIM

Arevim CYJ brings young Jewish people together in Israel to enlist in a long-term volunteer program. 

  • Arevim’s main goal is to give you a significant experience through social service and a rich educational-tourism program.

The program comprises four major modules: 

  • Social Service (Sherut Leumi)

Sherut Leumi is Israel’s national program of social service, which gives young people the opportunity to work voluntarily in the sectors of society that need it the most. The participants will be able to choose their volunteering program between different areas, having the opportunity to work in a professional environment in Israel and, as a result, learn about themselves and their abilities and explore fields of interest that can become real, long-term career options. Arevim binds Sherut Leumi with the experience of getting to know Israel, its culture, its successes and also its challenges.

  • Israel Update

A space where different topics related to the Israeli-Arab conflict, politics and current affairs are covered. With weekly encounters in the form of talks or trips where the events take place, we will provide training with professionals so the participants can analyze, understand and reach their own conclusions regarding the Israeli society and the Middle East in general.

  • Courses and Seminars

We offer a series of seminars, courses and talks in various topics of general interest, such as an entrepreneur course where the participants can visit startups and large companies in Israel. The program will end with a professional diving course in Eilat.

  • Chagim

As part of the program, we provide the ideal framework to feel and experience the holidays and memorial days like an Israeli: Yom Ha’atzmaut parties in the streets, a special Pesach Seder, Rosh Hashanah activities and Yom Kippur reflections, among others. In Israel, each commemoration is experienced differently, as a matching atmosphere is formed in the streets to fully enjoy every chag.

10 months

Good level of English or Hebrew

In Canadá (English):

Risa Epstein risa@youngjudaea.ca  Telefono 416.781.5156

En Israel (Spanish):

Salo Harel saloh@hholamit.org.il Telefono 052 6370 759

LONG TERM PROGRAM
MADE IN ISRAEL

MADE IN ISRAEL  is a long-term program in Israel for youths who are interested in broadening their occupational spectrum, developing as entrepreneurs and experiencing work in world-leading companies in different fields.

Within the framework of our program, the participant will acquire new knowledge and live different experiences that will provide him/her with important tools for his/her personal future. We offer training, experience and work during the whole of your stay, in a Jewish, Zionist and pluralist framework, that will allow you to get to know our “Made in Israel” products that have positioned us in the forefront of global development and innovation.

  • An opportunity for professional growth, having an internationally praised work experience.
  • This program aims to educate and inspire the participants and their business spirit, providing new knowledge, skills and tools for their future lives and careers

We offer work internships in large companies assigned according to the participant’s professional and academic goals. The search to match each participant with an internship will be done in advance for each participant. We have a professional internship department in Israel, which works with world-leading companies.

We offer two large courses that will accompany the participant throughout the program:

Entrepreneurship Course: Visits to high-tech companies. Business trips during which the participant can interact with emerging companies (startups), international companies,

Hi-tech companies and other key actors that form the engine of the “Startup Nation”.

Topics: Cyber technology, energy tech, digital media, agritech, automotive, cryptocurrency and artificial intelligence.

Israel and the Middle East: An intensive course about the new challenges of Israel that consists of four major educational modules: Israel’s history, Israeli society, Israeli current affairs and the Middle East. Each module is comprised of classes, talks, activities and trips in Israel.

Digital Marketing: Focuses on brand strategies in various digital media platforms (via the internet). The global trend is to combine different techniques, such as content marketing, social media marketing, influencers marketing, programmatic advertising, email marketing, SEO and others. In this course, the participants will learn the importance of marketing personalization and segmentation to achieve better results when promoting a product/service/brand. The course is taught by a certified professional at Google Academy.

Minimum 4 months, up to 8.5 months

  • Over 19 years old and a minimum of one semester of University completed
  • English language skills
  • Hebrew language skills (Recommended)

LONG TERM PROGRAMS COMPARISON

PROGRAM IDEAL FOR OBJECTIVE DURATION REQUIREMENTS

GAP YEAR ideal for recent graduates of college or first years of University.
  • Create a personalized challenge with the possibility of becoming familiar with various life opportunities in the country, offering other alternatives to existing plans.
  • Develop personally in a group setting.
  • Geographically cover the largest number of visits in Israel.
Minimum 4.5 months up to 8.5 months.
Between 18 and 22 years old

For those who want to connect to their Jewish identity, gaining valuable volunteer experience and most important, make an impact!
To give you a significant experience through social service and a rich tourist – educational program.
10 months
  • Good level of English or Hebrew
  • Ideal for ages 18-19

University and Post university between 19 and 29 years
  • An opportunity for professional growth, having an internationally praised work experience.
  • This program aims to educate and inspire the participants and their business spirit, providing new knowledge, skills and tools for their future lives and careers
Minimum 4.5 months up to 8.5 months.
  • Over 19 years old and a minimum of one semester of University completed
  • English language skills
  • Use of the Hebrew language (Recommended)​
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