Taglit: Birthright Israel

FREE 10 DAY TRIP TO ISRAEL! Through the course of this 10-day journey you’ll form new cross-cultural friendships with Israeli and American peers, experience all the must-see/must-do highlights of Israel, and return home with a new sense of perspective and wonder.

The trip dates are January 3 – January 14, 2019.

Apply here to learn more and get on your way!

ZOA Student Leadership Mission to Israel - FULL

Hillel and Baruch and ZOA continue to strengthen a long standing relationship with the 2018-9 ZOA Student Leadership Mission to Israel. The trip is a fun and intense two weeks of education and advocacy training in Israel. Students will have the opportunity to travel throughout the Jewish state, including Jerusalem, Judea & Samaria, and many strategic border regions (Western Negev, Galilee, Jordan Valley, and Golan Heights).  Students will also meet with Knesset Members, journalists, policy experts, military experts, and much more. This trip is intended for students who are Israel activists on their campuses or are planning to become Israel activists in the near future. The trip will arm you with the facts and unique personal experiences you need to be a strong Zionist activist on campus. Application is open now!

The trip dates are Dec 23, 2018 – January 6, 2019.

Visit the website for more information.

Israel 2.0 - Post Birthright Trip

Israel 2.0 is a post-birthright organization that runs heavily subsidized trips to Israel every winter and summer. Our 2-week trip combines touring the country, volunteering, engaging educational programming about the Jewish heritage, and Israel advocacy training. Participants leave our program feeling inspired by their heritage, connected to a group of Jewish peers, and empowered as advocates on behalf of Israel. We'd be happy to put you in touch with our alumni as references. The trip is $500, all inclusive (airfare from NY, food, hotels, all programming, etc.) A sample itinerary can be found on our website, as well as more information about our organization.

The trip dates are Dec 29, 2018 – January 14, 2019.

Visit the website for more information.

iEngage Project - Shalom Hartman Institute

The Hartman Institute is an incredible opportunity to meet and collaborate with hundreds of student leaders in the holy city of Jerusalem. iEngage creates a new narrative regarding the significance of Israel for Jewish life. This narrative serves as a foundation for a new covenant between Israel and world Jewry, elevating the existing discourse from a crisis-based focus to one rooted in Jewish values and ideas. Led by a team of internationally renowned scholars in the fields of Jewish studies, Middle East politics, and history, iEngage is committed to addressing core questions pertaining to the necessity and significance of the State of Israel. 

The trip dates are Dec 25, 2018 – January 1, 2019.

Visit the website for more information or apply here.

Hasbara Fellowships Israel Program

Experience an exclusive 16-day trip to Israel to enhance your pro-Israel knowledge, and learn how to have a strategic impact on your campus. Join over 3,000 students from more than 250 campuses who have benefited from the information, tools and confidence of learning about Israel in a hands-on way. Hasbara Fellows have become strategic thinkers, organizational leaders and innovate advocates for Israel on college campuses.

The trip dates are Dec. 25, 2018 - January 10, 2019.

Visit our website for more information. Apply here.

JNF Alternative Winter Break

Alternative Winter Break Join Jewish young adults ages 18–24 for a week of community service in Southern Israel and connect to the land and people of Israel by giving back. This adventure will give you the opportunity to get your hands dirty, make an impact and meet the people who are changing how we in the diaspora view Southern Israel. Participation in Alternative Break is based on your fundraising efforts, which goes directly to JNF projects in Israel; our generous donors cover your flight and land costs.
Trip dates are December 22 – 30, 2018.

Learn more and register here:

Masa Israel Journey

Masa Israel Journey offers a wide variety of 2-12 month study, internship, volunteer, teaching fellowship and graduate degree programs in Israel. We even provide grants and need-based scholarships to make your dream Israel experience a reality. Participants can qualify for up to $4,500 in grants and scholarships.

Learn more here! 

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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Internships in Israel

The Smart College Student's Guide to Israel internships in 2018.

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Top Israel Interns

Boost your career with a high quality internship program in Israel. With Top Israel Interns, you could land an internship in one of Israel's top leading companies and/or organizations all while enjoying the benefits of living abroad. Live in our newly renovated apartments in the heart of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem and taste the adventure with day and overnight trips throughout all of Israel.  Places are limited and registration for the Fall season closes at the end of July so register now before time runs out!

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Golden Leaves Summer Institute

The Golden Leaves Institute offers a new dynamic program that allows young Jewish adults to become savvy executives in the business world, while also educated in Torah values. Our program is designed for upcoming entrepreneurs, innovators and promising young leaders.  Our goal is to help our participants develop into future role models for Jewish communities.

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Lauder Business School

Lauder Business School is a leading European university in Applied Sciences. LBS offers the Jewish Education Learning Program, which includes Jewish education and services e.g. campus synagogue, shabbat dinners, Holiday festivities, kosher cafeteria and a dormitory. 

Israel 2.0

You already know that Israel is an incredible place. But was your last trip to Israel too short and left you wanting more? Are you interested in returning for another chance to walk the ancient hills and modern streets and learn more about the heritage that makes Israel our homeland? Then Israel 2.0 is for you.

Visit the website for more information.

Birthright Israel Excel

The Business Experience Program is a 10-week internship program for students pursuing careers in business and technology. Candidates who are accepted into the program are assigned to an internship in Israel in fields such as finance, venture capital, consulting, and technology. Throughout the summer internship​, Fellows can expect to gain in-depth knowledge and experience from high-level executives. Birthright Israel Excel Fellows become an integral part of the team in the office.

Visit our website for more information.

Staff Taglit: Birthright Israel

Ready to be a part of an Israel Outdoors staff team? Staffing a Birthright Israel trip with Israel Outdoors is both a privilege and a responsibility. As a member of our staff team, you will have a once in a lifetime opportunity to have an incredibly powerful impact on our participants -- and yourself as well.

Visit our website for more information.

Trips to Israel

Already been on Birthright and looking for ways to get back to Israel? Check out!

Brandeis Collegiate Institute

The Marilyn and Sigi Ziering Brandeis Collegiate Institute (BCI) is an intensive summer experience that brings together young Jewish adults from all over the world to engage in Jewish learning, arts, culture, and an exploration of community and self.
Generous scholarships available! Earn up to 3 undergraduate credits! Visit our website for more information.

Beit Midrash TLV

Are you coming to Tel Aviv and hoping to take courses in Torah, Talmud, Jewish history, and modern Israeli society? Look no further!

Beit Midrash TLV is a 4-month intensive Jewish learning program for English-speaking adults from around the world. It is the ONLY full-time pluralistic Jewish learning program in English in Tel Aviv! Check out the website to apply!

The Nachshon Project

The Nachshon Project offers you the chance to spend the spring semester of your junior year of college, studying abroad tuition-free, at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In addition to your courses, you will participate in Nachshon Project seminars and trips where you will experience Israel and explore exciting possibilities for your future career.

After the semester, you will become eligible to apply for a graduate school fellowship, which will give you $30,000 per year to gain a graduate degree that will benefit the Jewish community.

Visit to learn more about the program for the upcoming spring semester. Applications will be accepted through October 15, 2018.

If you have any questions or would like to learn more about the program please let me know and/or email info@thenachshonproject.comThis is the link to apply for the spring 2019 semester of The Nachshon Project. Applications will be accepted through October 15, 2018.



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