BINA Gap Year is a life-changing 10-month experience that combines communal living with Israelis, experiential learning, hands-on volunteering, travel, and leadership training – with tracks in Tel Aviv and Haifa!
Live in an English-speaking group in the Israeli Mechina. Go in-depth with classes from the Jewish bookshelf. Torah, Talmud, philosophy, contemporary Israeli society, Jewish identity and more – with optional college credit! Take trips around Israel and immerse yourself in Hebrew as part of an Israeli Mechina – a leadership program for Israeli peers.
Live and volunteer with Israelis your age in diverse communities in south Tel Aviv. Volunteer in schools and nonprofits serving the various populations of the area, including African asylum seekers, Jewish immigrants and migrant workers. Live and learn in English with Israeli volunteers, while also learning Hebrew. With optional college credit!
BINA: The Jewish Movement for Social Change is an Israeli movement at the forefront of social activism and Jewish pluralism in Israel. Every year, BINA reaches over 50,000 Israelis and individuals from around the world through social, educational and community programs.
As a BINA Gap Year participant, you'll be a part of a diverse community of Israelis and internationals working toward social change through study and action.
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