Learn More about the Israel Trip programs

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!

Co-ed ages 19-28

(5-month program) (8-week program)

Price: Check website for pricing details
Website: www.waymoreisrael.com
Total cost $4300 (post MASA grant). Additional $1000 subsidy available.  Not including airfare.

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Based in Jerusalem, MEOR Vision is two-weeks of high level Torah study, Jewish education, and Jewish leadership training.  MEOR Vision is interactive and personal. Together with outstanding Jewish educators and a dynamic peer group, you will delve into Talmudic discourse, acquire new skills in concentrated study of Jewish texts, learn leadership theory and technique, and focus on personal character development.  The program includes a customized individual learning component, where you will learn and develop a topic of your choice.  Inspiring shabbatonim, exciting evening activities and on-site classes all add to the unparalleled experience.

Men and Women’s Programs
Age: 20’s
Price: $450 (including airfare)
Website: www.meor.org/vision

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Inspired learning for everyday life based on Jewish values and teachings. 


A dynamic 10-week course designed to introduce students to classical Jewish philosophy, the relevance of Jewish wisdom to contemporary issues, and Jewish perspectives on some of life’s most challenging questions. Each session is approximately two hours.


Upon completing the 10-week, students are rewarded with a highly subsidized (nearly-free) trip to Israel, where you will explore the land, sites and people of Israel through an action-packed journey that will leave you inspired and connected to this special place. Been on Birthright? Come back with us.

Registration for Spring 2019 is closed. Fill out the form below and we’ll let you know when you can apply for the next Olami Inspire Online session. 

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She’arim College of Jewish Studies for Women offers an exceptional approach to education that combines personalized teaching, textual study skills and an integrative approach to personal growth. She’arim relates to each student as a unique person, individualizing schedules and classes as necessary.

Short-term study program (women)

Various tracks and dates available. Please check site for details.
Price: Tuition for short term programs is $250 per week and the dorm is $100 per week. She’arim’s policy is not to turn anyone away for financial reasons. Special scholarships are available.
Website: http://www.shearim.com

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short term study program for men

STEP is a three week program designed to: Give you an authentic taste of what it is like to study in Yeshiva. Give you the skills necessary to study Talmud and other texts without translation. Inspire you and strengthen your commitment to Torah and Mitzvot.

July 11, 2021 – July 29, 2021Auguest 1, 2021 – July 19, 2021

Website: https://step.org.il

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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.

Taglit Birthright Israel / Israel Free Spirit
(co-ed) Ages 18-26

Price: This trip is a gift from Taglit-Birthright Israel
Website: http://www.israelfreespirit.com

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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!

Co-ed 19-27
Price: $500 not including airfare ($250 discount to previous participants of Hasbara Fellowships)
Additional scholarships may be available
Website: www.videoactivism.tv

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NEIJS, in coordination with Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, is sponsoring a four week summer program, combining the study of medical ethics, Jewish thought and tours of Israel. The program enables Jewish medical students to explore Jewish approaches to challenging medical issues confronting health care professionals. Compelling seminars on Jewish thought address contemporary issues facing the Jewish people. The faculty includes world renowned medical ethicists and scholars of contemporary Jewish law and philosophy. The medical ethics curriculum incorporates the case-study method and hospital rounds and has qualified for elective credit. Students from over fifty medical schools have participated over the past ten years.

Price: Students apply for the NEIJS Scholars Fellowship towards offsetting the program cost.
Website: www.neijs.org

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Based in Jerusalem, MEOR Vision is two-weeks of high level Torah study, Jewish education, and Jewish leadership training.  MEOR Vision is interactive and personal. Together with outstanding Jewish educators and a dynamic peer group, you will delve into Talmudic discourse, acquire new skills in concentrated study of Jewish texts, learn leadership theory and technique, and focus on personal character development.  The program includes a customized individual learning component, where you will learn and develop a topic of your choice.  Inspiring shabbatonim, exciting evening activities and on-site classes all add to the unparalleled experience.

Men & Women 20’s
Price: $450 (including airfare)
Website: www.meor.org/vision

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Pathways Plus is a 3-week beginner level program, specially crafted for the student who would like to get a taste of Torah learning, as well as experiencing life in yeshiva. Pathways Plus will provide hands-on text study, informative and thought-provoking classes with expert educators, inspiring tours, and Shabbatonim. Each student will be given plenty of personal attention, with special efforts made to tailor each student’s daily schedule to his specific needs.

Men’s division
Women’s division

Price: $649 (including airfare) or $449 for students with M2 vouchers. Additional scholarships/subsidies are available

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Mechina introductory program, is designed for the curious and inquisitive young Jewish woman, with little or no background in Judaic studies. Mechina strengthens Jewish identity through Jewish education, and demonstrates the relevance of Judaism in today’s world. Students tackle life’s toughest personal, philosophical and theological issues in a sensitive and thoughtful environment. A spirit of open exchange permeates the classroom where the students are encouraged to question and interact with some of the most stimulating teachers in today’s Jewish world.

Upcoming programs:

Program is offered on a continuous, year-round basis. You can choose which dates work best for you. You can join at any time and choose to stay anywhere between two weeks to the full session.

Short Term Study Program
Price: Various scholarships available for qualified students
Website: http://nevey.org/

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This is your opportunity to experience and adventure and to see the deeper side of Israel.  Join MJE as we tour the country, learn the history of our people, and connect to the spiritual foundations our the land.  The trip is a combination of fun, touring, learning and enjoying all Israel has to offer with a dynamic tour guide and the MJE staff.

Young professionals – 20’s & 30’s
Price: $3000 – Stipends up to half the cost available for those who qualify.
Website: http://jewishexperience.org
Contact: israel@jewishexperience.org

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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.

Men and Women
Price: Costs vary depending on the session you join, Check out extensive list of dates on the website.starting at $350

Website: www.jinternship.com

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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.

Moms and Dads
Upcoming Trips:
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)

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Jewessence is an experiential, holistic, innovative, and inclusive four-month program in the center of Jerusalem aimed at answering the questions at the essence of every Jewish woman: who AM I, where do I BELONG, and what can I CONTRIBUTE? Jewessence uses these ABCs to tap into each woman’s unique potential.

Women’s Program
Price: Generous scholarships available for tuition and flight . Please contact us for details.
Website: http://www.jewessence.com/

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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.

Women Ages 19-32
Price: $699 (including airfare) or $500 with M2 voucher. Additional scholarships may be available.
Website: http://www.jewel4women.com

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The JAM (Jewish Awareness Movement) Israel trip combines touring the land with classes on Jewish identity and thought. Students live in Jerusalem and every afternoon a tour bus brings the students to sites in and around Jerusalem. The itinerary has included an archeological dig, camel riding, kayaking on the Kineret, rappelling in the Qumran, a visit to the Dead Sea, climbing Masada at sunrise, an overnight trip to the north, the Tunnel Tours under the Western Wall, Tel Aviv and much much more. In addition, classes in the morning puts the sites into context, and explains the impact and meaning of Judaism. Students learn to clarify their Jewish pride and articulate why Judaism is important to them. The experience is deep, fun and meaningful, truly a trip of a lifetime!

Co-ed, ages 18 – 27
Price: Generous scholarships available on a case-by-case basis
Website: http://jamoncampus.com/israel.html

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The Chabad On Campus in-depth Israel educational experience linking our Land, our People and our Heritage: IsraeLinks is a unique program offering deep and meaningful exploration of our Jewish heritage — Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow.
Extensive guided tours of the country will be accompanied by stimulating lectures and discussions with academic and rabbinic experts.

Co-ed Current College Students
Price: $499 including flight from NYC. For European departures, ₤249
Website: http://www.israelinks.org

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You already know that Israel is an incredible place. But was your last group trip to Israel just too short? Do you want to come back to Israel again, to have another chance to experience this amazing country, to enjoy the superb beaches and reefs of Eilat, to visit the famous city of Hebron and to learn more about the heritage that makes this place truly your own? Then Israel 2.0 is for you.

Co-ed Ages 22-30
Price: You only pay for the flight, the rest is free. (Further subsidies may be available as well)
Website: http://www.israel2point0.org/

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For anyone Sephardi, GoSephardic is the perfect start for your spiritual quest. We  present both the mystical and the rational approach to Judaism. In 3 weeks you will build a foundation in areas like Self Development, Prayer, Philosophy, History, Sephardi Culture and Customs…
Touring Israel ,praying in the Holy sites of our Tsadikim adventurous activities are but a few things on the agenda.

Co-ed 18-29
Price: $499 including flight – Limited scholarships available
Website: http://www.gosephardic.com

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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.

Price: $795, plus $200 refundable deposit
Website: http://www.hasbarafellowships.org/israelprogram

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The Academy of Life Training (ALT) is the ideal environment for developing life skills while growing from a great internship in Israel. With locations in Jerusalem and also in the Tel Aviv area, students work in the morning at top internships in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem and then participate in small interactive discussion groups in the afternoon.  Evenings are generally free time.
The ALT staff show students how to analyze and develop themselves in three central areas: social life, spiritual life, and professional life. Students will see the practical benefits that Jewish Wisdom has to offer with regards to establishing a healthy outlook and life balance.  Find yourself… before you find a job!

Price: $350 + Airfare
Website: http://altisrael.com

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Akiva offers a unique mix of experiential and soulful experiences, designed for the student who is interested in exploring their Jewish background and history. Akiva takes 40 hand-picked students from across North America and offers them a unique blend of workshops and tours all while living in the ancient Old City of Jerusalem. This will be a trip to Israel, which you’ll cherish for a lifetime.

Price: $299 (Trip value – $3500)
Website: http://akivatrip.com/

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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.

Price: $599 (including airfare)
Website: www.aishessentials.com

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The Jewish Learning Exchange gives Jewish men from diverse backgrounds and affiliations an opportunity to explore Israel and what it means to be Jewish. The JLE is famous for its extensive touring program ranging from half day & full day expeditions around Jerusalem to 3 day tours up to the Golan, to the Galilee and down to the Negev.

Price: $499 (including airfare)
Website: www.jle.ohr.edu

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Join JET YP (Young-Professionals) as we JOURNEY to the Holy Land this summer. This trip will be an amazing mixture of spiritual inspiration with unadulterated FUN! Learn Jewish wisdom from the greatest teachers in the Jewish world in the morning and then Segway, Zip-Line, & ATV in the afternoon! Enjoy the sights and sounds of Israel by night as well. We will spend an incredible Shabbat experience in Jerusalem.

Price: Airfare + $125 (Need-based scholarships available upon request)
Website: www.jetyp.com

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NCSY Summer is more than just summer trips. They are one of the most meaningful and memorable experiences of a person’s life. NCSY runs fourteen unique summer programs in the US, Israel and Europe that cater to teens with different interests and backgrounds.

Dates and prices vary. Please see website for full details.
Website: www.summer.ncsy.org

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