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this special section features many different options for studying abroad in israel on organized tours or programs to help you get the most out of your experience. But start planning now — these programs often fill up quickly. next summer…in Jerusalem!
High school study abroad program in Israel
Have the time of your life and get high school credit! An experience in Israel that prepares you for college and beyond. The country becomes your classroom as you travel and live 4,000 years of Jewish history. • 6-week summer programs • 8-week programs during the school year • Full semester programs Earn college credit. Scholarships available. For more information, contact Judy Cohen, Director of Admissions, or visit our website.
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Alexander Muss High School in Israel Camp Solomon Schechter
Camp Solomon Schechter’s Gesher Program June 30–August 4 After a successful and memorable inaugural year, Schechter is proud to continue its five-week Israel program that begins and ends at camp. Partnering with two other camps, Pinemere in Pennsylvania and Camp Livingston in Indiana, Gesher is an opportunity to take a unique trip to every corner of Israel. Campers can strengthen their bonds with Schechter friends while forging lifelong friendships with Jewish campers from other parts of the country. Camp Solomon Schechter has a 60-year tradition of fun, friendship and Jewish education in the Pacific Northwest. We create a unique, welcoming and spiritual Jewish environment based upon the ideals of the Conservative movement, offering an innovative experience for youth of all denominations entering 2nd–12th grades. At Schechter, Judaism and joy are truly one! For selected campers entering 11th or 12th grades
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Email | firstname.lastname@example.org Online | www.amhsi.org Phone | 206.829.9853
Email | email@example.com Online | www.campschechter.org Phone | 206.447.1967
Rothberg International School
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Summer Programs 2013 Each summer the Rothberg International School offers short-term programs that provide students with a stimulating academic experience, along with the opportunity to live and breathe the subject matter. Students can participate in courses taught in English, intensive language courses in Modern and Biblical Hebrew as well as Colloquial and Modern Standard Arabic, archaeological digs, internships and more. Various co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, seminars, and trips complement these courses, providing students with an exceptional social and academic experience that extends beyond the limits of the classroom. Qualified undergraduate and graduate students, as well as mature learners with academic backgrounds, are invited to apply. Send for an informative brochure listing all of our enriching classes.
Email | firstname.lastname@example.org Online | overseas.huji.ac.il/summeratRIS Phone | 800.404.8622
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NCSY Summer Programs
With NCSY Summer Programs you are about to embark on what will surely be one of the most meaningful and memorable experiences of your life. You can spend your summer as a camp counselor in the Alps; travel on a European adventure to Italy; experience an Israel touring adventure like no other; encounter the unforgettable on a visit to Poland; volunteer with new olim at a camp for children with special needs and in Israeli hospitals; or sharpen your game with a full range of team sports at a sleepaway camp on the East Coast. We have programs tailored to public school students, yeshiva day school students, teens who want to build their learning skills, teens who want to make a difference as a chesed volunteer, and teens who want to spend their summer touring, hiking, biking, rafting and testing the limits of their physical endurance. And due to popular demand, we proudly offer two exciting programs for NCSY Juniors. Join an NCSY summer program and you’ll enjoy awesome trips, hang out with amazing advisors, and make the best friends of your life. Thousands of teens from across the U.S. and Canada have traveled with NCSY and voted our trips the best. NCSY trips are also the most affordable. Go to Israel on TJJ for only $2,699! Learn about all our trips and scholarship options at an informational meeting January 9 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Stroum Jewish Community Center.
Online | www.ncsysummer.com Phone | 206.295.5888
USY Summer Programs
USY on Wheels On USY on Wheels, you will spend the summer seeing the incredible wonders of North America while making lifelong friends and having an incredible Jewish experience. On USY on Wheels, you will explore places that most never get to, but that’s not even the best part. What makes the trip unforgettable is the people you meet and the community that is created when 45 teenagers come together. The programs USY offers allow teenagers 8th–11th grade to explore North America in different ways. Our four trips, Wheels East, Pacific Northwest, Classic Wheels, and Mission Mitzvah, allow the participants to see places like the Grand Canyon, Disney World, Niagara Falls, Universal Studios, Yellowstone National Park, San Diego Zoo, Mount Rushmore, D.C. monuments, and many more amazing sites that America has to offer. USY Israel Pilgrimage More than just a tour of Israel, USY Israel Pilgrimage is a complete experience in the Jewish homeland. You’ll climb Masada, snorkel in Eilat, float in the Dead Sea, pray at the Kotel, and stargaze in the Negev desert. On the first day of the summer, you may be surrounded by complete strangers, but by the time you get back on the plane, you will have made many lifelong friends. All six of our programs will allow you to see Israel like never before! Our four-week Israel Adventure trip lets you travel, experience and learn about Israel from top to bottom. These incredible four weeks are the core of our other Israel programs. Israel Adventure Plus offers an additional week of Gadna, Israeli army training simulation. If you’re interested in traveling to Europe before experiencing Israel, you can choose between spending a week in Italy, Poland, Germany, or the Czech Republic.
Mail | 820 Second Ave. | 10th Floor | New York, NY 10017 Online | www.usy.org/escape Phone | 212.533.7800, ext. 1145
Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle
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Federation Scholarships Bring Israel Alive for High Schoolers
Visiting Israel can be a life-changing experience. To enable high schoolers with financial need to participate in an Israel experience, the Jewish Federation offers the Israel Scholarship Program. Eligibility Requirements To be eligible for an Israel Scholarship, a high schooler must: • Be a permanent resident of Washington State. • Participate in an Israel program that starts anytime from the summer after ninth grade through high school graduation. • Select an Israel program that is an educational youth/peer program (adventure travel, community service, volunteer work, study). • Seek additional sources of scholarship funding from a synagogue (if the student is affiliated) and the Israel program/sponsoring organization. Additional details • Scholarships cannot be awarded on a retroactive basis. • Scholarship recipients are required to complete volunteer service at the Jewish Federation upon the conclusion of the Israel program (details can be found in the application packet). • Scholarship recipients must write one blog post and send at least five pictures for every three weeks of their Israel program. Deadlines Israel scholarship applications must be received at least three months prior to the date of departure. Applications will be reviewed on the following dates: January 18, 2013 March 22, 2013 July 12, 2013 More information is at www.jewishinseattle.org. Questions should be directed to Cindy Bockelman, email@example.com, 206.774.2251. Help teens expand their Jewish education and enhance their Jewish identity through an exciting trip to Israel!
Email | firstname.lastname@example.org Online | www.jewishinseattle.org Phone | 206.774.2251