Israel-Gap Year/Internships

An Israel Gap Year, studying abroad or taking an internship in Israel, gives you the chance to make your mark on the Jewish story, while developing highly valued life-skills.

Israel-Gap Year/Internships

An Israel Gap Year, studying abroad or taking an internship in Israel, gives you the chance to make your mark on the Jewish story, while developing highly valued life-skills.

OTHER CHOICES

DIVERSE PROGRAMMES – DO IT ALL!

Aardvark

Aardvark Israel offers 5 and 9 month programmes located in either Tel Aviv or Jerusalem. The participants live in apartments and find their passion through interning or volunteering, alongside exploring the country.

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 Kol Ami

Kol Ami is a life changing leadership programme for both Israelis and Jews from around the world.  During the programme participants develop deep friendships, while exploring Israel, volunteering, learning, and living together as a community. Classes focus on the concept of Jewish Peoplehood, a topic that involves discussions and personal thinking.

 

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ART PROGRAMMES

Art Jerusalem

Art Jerusalem offers a unique opportunity for Jewish students who live and breathe art to pursue their passion while discovering Israel. The programme combines artistic training, university study and first- hand exposure to Israel’s challenging social, historical and cultural environment.

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Dance Jerusalem

Dance Jerusalem offers university-level artistic and technical training in the disciplines of classical ballet, contemporary dance, choreography, repertoire and improvisation.

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Rimon Music Experience

Rimon Music Experience, based in Tel Aviv, offers the opportunity to study in a top music academy. Participants study theory while performing and recording their own work. The programme focuses on Jazz and Contemporary music.

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EDUCATIONAL FOCUS

Big Idea Gap Year

An In-depth Masa program for students who seek to combine hi-tech training and internships with an exciting experience in Israel. Gain new skills as an app developer or as a graphic designer, intern in top Israeli tech companies, and travel to unique place in Israel.

 

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Kibbutz Ulpan

This programme is for anyone who wants to focus on learning Hebrew. You will spend 5 months on a kibbutz of your choice where half your day will be spent learning Hebrew, with the other half spent volunteering on the kibbutz.

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VOLUNTEERING PROGRAMMES

Bina

Based in Tel Aviv, programme participants will engage in meaningful social action in the community in which they live, and explore the Jewish bookshelf from a pluralistic and progressive perspective.

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Eco-Israel

Eco-Israel offers Jewish young adults the opportunity to embrace permaculture and sustainable living through intensive hands-on experience and coursework on an organic farm. Upon completion of the programme you will receive an internationally recognised certificate in permaculture design.

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MAKE YOUR OWN GAP YEAR

Maslul Ishi

Maslul Ishi is a customisable programme that allows you to choose your own personal experience in Israel. Depending on your interests, the staff will help you to create your own personal tailor-made programme.

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For general information contact Natasha Packter (Masa UK Representative) on 020 7424 6454 or at natasha.packter@ujia.org

You can also add ‘Tash Masa’ on Facebook for more Masa opportunities and information on the programmes.

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"I wanted to explore my personal connection with Israel. It’s made all the difference to experience Israel actually living here rather than just as a tourist."

In Numbers

*Some figures are approximations based on research

In Numbers

*Some figures are approximations based on research