Onward Israel

Onward Israel

You’ve been on Birthright Israel or a teen summer program in Israel and gotten a taste of what the country and its people are all about. Now you’re ready for more. Young Judaea is proud to partner with ONWARD Israel to provide you with an immersive and transformative 6-10 week experience in Israel that builds on past trips, and allows you to enhance your resume, too! Give your career a boost with an internship, service learning, and academic courses, as well as educational activities and social activism.


Amirim – Your Summer in Israel

Want to spend your summer doing something meaningful while boosting your career? With two time lengths to choose from, Amirim will help you create the summer experience that you are looking for!

With Amirim, you will spend either one month in Israel volunteering in the community, or two months in Israel interning in your field. You are able to choose your field, where your passion and drive will fuel your work.

Location! Location! Location!

Tel Aviv!

Live in a great Israeli apartment in the city of Tel Aviv with your fellow Amirim participants.

The Simplest, Easiest, and Most Affordable Way To Get Back To Israel!

Amirim offers the perfect blend of structure and freedom to explore Israel on your own while enjoying a rich program itinerary.
Internship options include: marketing, medical and biomedical research, journalism, green energy, environment, fundraising, and more! These options are available for 8 week participants only!

Volunteer options include: working with children, human rights, special needs, animal welfare, co existence, refugee center, and more!

Dates, Tuition, and Location


  • WUJS Intern Fall 2020 Semester: August 12, 2020 – January 4, 2021

Tuition & Location

Tuition for our internship program is based on location and before the Masa scholarship.

Tel Aviv: $7,950

Tel Aviv is Israel’s top cosmopolitan city with no shortage of activities, restaurants, cafes, bars, museums, galleries, theaters and more! You’ll live in beautiful apartments in the vibrant neighborhood of Florentine in South Tel Aviv. A short bus ride from both the beach and the cultural center of town. Take part in the thriving international business and arts environment as well as experience the best nightlife in the Middle East!


Haifa: $5,450

Explore Israel’s northern gem! Haifa is nestled between the Carmel Mountains and the Mediterranean Sea. As Israel’s third largest city, Haifa has a thriving, diverse population where cultures from all over the world come together and blossom!


Whether you’re in Tel Aviv or Haifa, you will get a feel for what it’s like to be an Israeli native living like a local in a fully-furnished modern Israeli apartments. All of the apartments are within walking distance from one another and located close to restaurants, stores, bars and nightlife.

There will be two to four bedrooms per apartment with no more than two participants per room. The apartments have beds, mattresses, pillows and blankets. The common space has a sofa, dining room table, chairs and a coffee table. The kitchens are fully equipped with all major appliances, table and chairs, and cutlery and cookware. There will be WIFI access throughout the apartment.

Included in the tuition:
*Fully furnished apartment that you would living in with others on the program
*A bus pass to get you around the city
*Hebrew classes
*Regular trips throughout the country
*Health Insurance

Price does not include: flight, personal expenses, and phone coverage.

Discount: $200 off if you’ve previously attended a Young Judaea camp or went on a YJ Israel program.




WUJS is our 5-month internship program for young Jewish professionals where you can be based in either Tel Aviv or Haifa. The internships are tailor-made which means that while we have a long list of organizations we have worked with in the past, we are not limited to that list and will seek the perfect opportunity for you in whatever field you are looking to advance in! You would live in fully-furnished apartments in the city you choose along with other WUJS participants. Your internship will be 4 days a week and anywhere from 5-8 hours a day depending on what your placement requests.

In addition to the internship, you will have Hebrew classes and regular trips throughout the country. The classes and trips are optional but they are included in your tuition and add a great well rounded experience to your time in Israel.