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.

Youth Movement Gap Year

A Gap Year in Israel is a fantastic opportunity to develop personally and professionally, as well as build on your knowledge and commitment to Israel. If you have any questions about any of the programmes or need any assistance, please follow the contact details.

For general information on any of the below gap year options contact Josh Dubell (Gap Year Development Coordinator) on 020 7424 6459 or at josh.dubell@ujia.org

Shnat-Netzer

A joint programme for the liberal and reform communities between LJY-Netzer & RSYNetzer. You will experience an open, progressive and inclusive environment. Shnat Netzer is an adventure that explores the fascinating realities of Israel and the challenges facing the Jewish People. It gives you the chance to make a difference through social action projects, exciting volunteer placements, studying in Jerusalem and hiking the length of the country.

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NOAM

Noam are a Masorti, Zionist youth movement who believe in Tikkun Olam (Social Action). Drachim is a 5 month programme based in Tel Aviv. Participants will spend the majority of their time volunteering while living independently in an apartment.

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FZY

FZY is a pluralist, Zionist youth movement. FZY Year Course provides a Gap Year that immerses you in Israeli society while giving you the opportunity to meet young Jews from all over the world. Running for 9 months, the year course combines volunteering, studying, hiking, learning, world travel and fun in a Gap Year that is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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BBYO

BBYO is a pluralist, peer led Zionist youth movement which believes in activism. BBYO is offering a unique 6 month option which includes volunteering in Jerusalem as well as experience in the army, Magen David Adom or a kibbutz.

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Bnei Akiva

Bnei Akiva gives young Jewish people a framework to live a religious lifestyle in the modern world and a mission to make an active contribution to our community and the people of Israel. You can either spend time in seminary or yeshiva on the Torani programme, or a Gap Year full of volunteering and learning on the Lehava programme.

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Habonim Dror

The programme offers a unique blend of educational programming and community volunteer work, all of which is facilitated within a kvutsah (group) framework. To further enhance the connection between the participants and Habonim Dror, the Shnat group travels to Poland for a week to look at the roots of the movement and study the concept of resistance within the Holocaust.

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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