Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies
A Jerusalem-based institute that immerses students in the study of classical Jewish texts. www.pardes.org.il
Yakar Center for Tradition and Creativity
An open community in Jerusalem, which brings together Jews from different backgrounds and orientations for learning, prayer, and social action. www.yakar.org/eng/
The Jeanie Schottenstein Center for Advanced Torah Study for Women, located in Jerusalem. www.nishmat.net
Alma Home for Hebrew Culture in Tel Aviv seeks to acquaint Israelis with the wealth of Jewish heritage. Alma offers an academic oriented study program and a variety of Jewish educational community projects. www.alma.org.il
Hebrew University Rothberg International School
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is Israel's first university and a symbol of the cultural rebirth of the Jewish nation in its ancestral homeland. Some 1,200 visitors from abroad and new immigrants come to its Rothberg International School to pursue degrees or earn credits for transfer. overseas.huji.ac.il
Tel Aviv University School for Overseas Students
Offers undergraduate and graduate programs, and semester abroad study, at Israel's largest academic institution. www.telavivuniv.org
Haifa University International School
The only liberal arts university in the north of Israel offers international students the opportunity to study on a non-degree basis for a summer, semester, or full academic year. http://overseas.haifa.ac.il/
Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Israel's youngest research university, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev was founded in 1969. Its purpose is to act as a driving force in the development of the Negev, a desert area comprising more than two thirds of the country. A variety of study options for international students are available. web2.bgu.ac.il/global
A five-month professional internship program open to college/university graduates all over the world, providing placements in leading companies and organizations in the private and public sectors in Israel in every field. www.careerisrael.com
WUJS Israel Hadassah
A program for young Jewish adults from around the world (post college), based in both Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv, that provides an opportunity to combine study, volunteering, and professional internships all within a dynamic, safe environment. www.wujsisrael.org
The Netzer Year is a unique 10-month leadership training program in Israel for recent Reform Jewish high school graduates. www.netzeryear.org/index.cfm?
Young Judea Year Course
A post-high school program that immerses college-bound students into life in Israel for nine months, blending academic study, community living, volunteering, travel, and fun. www.yearcourse.org
A 5 month work-study program where participants learn conversational Hebrew, work on the kibbutz, and take part in the rich Kibbutz culture. www.kibbutzulpan.org
For study and travel programs for teens and young adults visit JUF's website at www.juf.org/israel_experience , the Jewish Agency for Israel's website at www.jafi.org, MASA's website at www.masaisrael.org, or birthright Israel's website at www.birthrightisrael.org. Teens and young adults may qualify for travel grants that cover program costs.
For additional Israel study and travel opportunities see RJ Israel: Your Portal to Reform Jewish Israel Programs. http://rjisrael.org/index.cfm?