Welcome to Young Judaea Year Course in Israel, 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, extensive travel, independent/group living are all available with so much more!
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YC Alumni Say:
" I knew that this was going to be a year of growing and experience, but I had no idea I would learn the things I have."- Julia Samo, Houston, TX
“ Year Course is for anyone who loves traveling and new experiences; it’s for anyone who wants to understand Israeli society more or is thinking about aliyah, it’s for anyone who wants to take a year to explore. ” - Hana Nagel, Vancouver , BC , Brandeis University
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What is Year Course?
Young Judaea's Year Course in Israel is a 9-month program for recent high school graduates blending academic study, community living, volunteering, travel, and fun.
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