students begin their adult stories with unique introductions, like
spending a year of study and travel in Israel or other parts of the
world, or postponing formal academics to concentrate on arts or
athletics. We value the broadened horizons that returning gap year
students bring to our community. AJU College knows that spending time
exploring the world helps focus your studies once back in the formal
- We encourage applications from students who have traveled or needed time away from formal schooling.
- If you earned academic credits in Israel or another gap year program, you can still finish your college degree in four years.
can apply to AJU College before you leave on your gap year and defer
your enrollment, so you’re ready to jump in on your return.
- Year Course
Judaea Year Course in Israel is the largest gap year program for recent
high school graduates. Over the course of nine months, Year Course
participants immerse themselves in all aspects of Israeli life and
culture – learning Hebrew, interacting with their Israeli peers,
developing an appreciation for their Jewish heritage and exploring
Israel through a variety of volunteer placements. Accredited
college-level courses (by American Jewish University), extensive travel,
independent/group living are all available with so much more!
Click here to learn more [http://www.yearcourse.org/]
Israel offers several dynamic program options in Israel for Jewish
students ages 17-21 looking for a hip, trendy, urban experience in Tel
Aviv and Jerusalem. The Year Program is a 9-month university gap year
program where students can elect to earn college credits from American
Jewish University via the AJU College Initiative program.
Aardvark combines an exciting immersion program in Israel with 8 trips to countries around the world.
The goals of Aardvark Israel are for participants to:
- Love, advocate for, and contribute to Israel
- Love Judaism
- Advocate and contribute to the Jewish People
- Grow as a person and have fun in the process
- For more information, go to
Click here to learn more [http://www.aardvarkisrael.com/]