A. CAN I JOIN THE PROGRAM IF I GO TO YU/STERN OR A NON-OU/JLIC CAMPUS?
Yes! This program is open to all observant college students.
B. I DON'T HAVE A FORMAL TORAH EDUCATION, CAN I JOIN THE GROUP?
Yes! This program is open to all college students - male and female.
C. DO YOU PROVIDE INTERNSHIPS?
Yes! We have partnered with Israel Experience, a professional internship placement program that will work with you individually to find a great summer internship. See more information here. Alternatively, you can set up your own internship and participate in the program at a reduced cost.
D. What if i have an alternative work framework for the summer and don’t need internship placement?
You can set up your own summer work or study and participate in the program at a reduced cost.
e. Do I HAVE TO BE religious to join the group?
Yes, participants must be shomer shabbat and shomer kashrut.
f. Is food provided?
In general, food is not be provided. Food will be provided on occasional shabbatot and during certain programs. All apartments have full kitchens.
g. Do I need health and travel insurance?
Health insurance is not provided and is mandatory to participate in the program. We will provide a group plan that each person will register and pay for separately. Travel insurance is recommended but not necessary (not included).
h. Do you provide a flight?
No, we do not provide a flight to or from Israel.
i. Do you provide transportation within Israel?
No, but many internships provide transportation for the interns. Please check with your internship provider.
j. How do I get to work?
The program is located near public transportation. Taxis are also readily available.
k. CAN I MOVE IN EARLY OR STAY LATE?
Unfortunately you cannot move in early or stay late. The housing is used year-round and must be used immediately before and after our program.
l. What Happens on Shabbat?
There will be occasional Shabbat meals and activities as a group organized by us. Otherwise, participants are responsible for finding and/or preparing Shabbat meals for themselves.
m. Is there internet?
n. do i have to be a college student to join the program?
All participants must have completed at least one semester of college.