Israel Trips

Taglit Birthright Israel / Israel Free Spirit

(co-ed) Ages 18-26

The Taglit-Birthright Israel trip covers roundtrip airfare plus 10 days of accommodations and unique programs in Israel. Any Jewish young adult aged 18-26 is eligible to apply for the gift unless they have been to Israel on a peer-group program after the age of 18.
One of the trip organizers is Israel Free Spirit, which we highly recommend.

Date: Dec 2018 - Jan 2019

Price: This trip is a gift from Taglit-Birthright Israel

Website: www.israelfreespirit.com (www.israelfreespirit.com/aishiu for our trip)

Aish Israel

co-ed

Aish Israel offers a unique mix of experiential and soulful experiences, designed for the student who is interested in exploring their Jewish background and history. Our trip offers 30 students a unique blend of workshops and tours all while living in Jerusalem. This will be a trip to Israel, which you'll cherish for a lifetime.

Dates: May 13-28 2019?

Price: about $499 (Trip value ~ $3500)

Application

jInternship

(men and women)

jInternship serves as a headhunter for successful companies across North America and Israel. Qualified and motivated college students/recent college graduates are placed with top-notch professional internships and semester-long work co-ops in a wide array of fields. Students also enjoy inspiring and empowering classes on Judaism presented by some of the world's premier Jewish educators. Generally, days are split up with classes on Judaism each morning and work as a professional intern each afternoon.

Dates: Check out extensive list of dates here.

Price: Costs vary depending on the session you join, starting at $350

Website: www.jinternship.com

Essentials

(men and women)

The Essentials program is for men ages 18-29, and offers a unique opportunity to gain a strong understanding of core concepts in Jewish thought, while living in the heart of Jerusalem's Old City. The program also tours regularly around Jerusalem and throughout Israel. While in Israel, you can drop by any time for a free class or as many as you wish.

Dates for summer 2018: Winter break

Price: $599 (including airfare)

Website: www.aishessentials.com

JEWEL

(women ages 19-32)

JEWEL is one of the most innovative introductory study programs today.
Set in Jerusalem's lovely Ramat Eshkol neighborhood, Jewel lets you explore your Jewish Heritage in a warm and easygoing environment, with top lecturers from around the world. Jewel is a holistic program that encompasses classes, tours, day trips, group activities, a Shabbat experience in the Old City of Jerusalem.... making the Jewel experience a perfect gem.

Upcoming program dates: Winter break

Price: $699 (including airfare) or $500 with M2 voucher. Additional scholarships may be available.

Website: www.jewel4women.com

Hasbara Fellowships

(co-ed)

Hasbara Fellowships, educates and trains university students to be effective pro-Israel activists on their campuses. Based in the Old City of Jerusalem, Hasbara Fellows spend time traveling the city as well as other important sites in the country including strategic military sites, borders with neighboring countries, etc. The program is for university undergraduates who have at least two semesters left on campus.

Upcoming program dates: Winter break

Price: $795, plus $200 refundable deposit

Website: www.hasbarafellowships.org/israelprogram

Video Activism Summer Internship

co-ed 19-27

Video Activism Summer Internship is a unique six week internship, based in the historic old city of Jerusalem. Our professional media training program places emphasis on Video Skills, Israel Advocacy and Jewish Identity. Includes: room and board, fun trips, expert speakers, activities and much more!

Dates: TBA

Price: $500 not including airfare ($250 discount to previous participants of Hasbara Fellowships) Additional scholarships may be available

Website: www.videoactivism.tv

Aish4AEPi Israel Experience

AEPi brothers

The Aish4AEPi Israel Experience rocks in every way - world class educators, unreal experiences, stuff you've never done or seen before, and a whole lot more!
This trip is not your run of the mill Israel trip - it's everything you've always wanted, but never thought you could have!

Upcoming Dates:

May 1 - 15, 2018

May 27 - June 10, 2018

Price: $600

Website: http://www.aishboston.org/aish/aepi-israel-trip/

Way More Israel

co-ed, ages 19-28

On Way More Israel you'll have an incredible time living in Jerusalem's historic Old City while learning Hebrew, volunteering and building your career. You'll have an authentic Israel experience as you live like a local. Choose either the 8-week program in the summer or winter or the 5-month program. (On the 5-month program you'll also experience organic farming). With trips throughout Israel, classes/workshops on timely Jewish topics and amazing internship/volunteering positions, you'll get way more than you ever imagined!

Dates: TBA

Price: Check website for pricing details

Website: www.waymoreisrael.com

JWRP

(Moms and Dads)

The Jewish Women's Renaissance Project offers men and women all over the world a special gift; a highly subsidized, 9 day action-packed trip to Israel and experience what it means to Transform and Grow. The excitement of touring, learning, and sharing on this trip with other parents from all walks of life, is unforgettable.

Many trips planned from cities throughout North America. Check website for details.

Price: Trips are highly subsidized. Check website for additional details.

Website: JWRP (for Moms) MoMENtum (for Dads)