A Week On Machon

Masada? Check! The Dead Sea? Check! The Golan Heights? Check! Tel-Aviv, Jerusalem, Eilat, Tzfat, Haifa? Check! You’ll get to spend time in all of these famous places, learning about their historical and modern significance. Plus you’ll discover some amazing new places you may not have heard about. You’ll also meet fascinating people and participate in Tikkun Olam, making a lasting impact on the land and people of Israel.

Take a look at this past summer’s itinerary! And read below for information on Special Interest Week and Maccabiah!

Participants will gather at Tel Yehudah before leaving for Israel and have time to create their group identity, meet their staff, talk about their expectations for Machon, divide into vaadot and start working on programs.


Special Interest Week

Do something really different for five days and explore Israel in a uniquely Israeli way! Scuba dive in the Red Sea at Eilat, one of the most beautiful diving locations in the world. Dig up the past on an archeological dig. Hike 50 miles from the Mediterranean to the Sea of Galilee. Become part of Kibbutz life and milk the cows or cook for hundreds of people! There are so many exciting and out-of-the-ordinary ways you can spend the week. Imagine telling your friends back at home that you spent a week living on an army camp, doing IDF basic training!


Get ready for the greatest beach extravaganza! During Maccabiah you will compete and preform, cheer and sing, dance and show that team pride with all our groups and our sister movement FZY. Jam packed with events, this two day blast will see you bonding and sleeping out under the stars! Are you ready?

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