post trip options
post trip options is israel
3 Week Extension at Mayanot
| 21 days
You are about to participate on the Birthright Israel: MAYANOT experience – ten long days of fast-paced action-packed adventure, partying, learning and inspiration. Mayanot offers the unique opportunity to extend your trip for another 3 weeks to experience Israel and Judaism in a more relaxed environment, giving you the opportunity to internalize all that you experienced on the ten-day Birthright Israel: MAYANOT trip. For more information and to apply
Birthright Israel Plus!
| 4-7 days
Want to extend your stay in Israel? Birthright Israel Plus allows you to join a new experience focusing on a particular area of interest (no prior knowledge or experience needed!), following your Birthright Israel trip. BRI Plus programs are 4-7 days long, with smaller groups and slightly more relaxed schedules. You’ll have the opportunity to meet and connect with participants from different Birthright Israel groups from around the world! This summer, program sessions begin on May 21st, June 10th, June 17th, July 1st, July 15th, and August 5th.
Onward Israel - Internships
| 42-70 days
When you grow, so do your opportunities. Global experience gives you that extra competitive edge. Our summer programs take you onward – personally and professionally – and allow you real networking opportunities with Israeli peers and an authentic taste of modern day Israel. Onward Israel is designed with the beginning in mind: The beginning of your success story. Start up your future in Israel this summer. Yalla!
Study in Israel
| Assorted days
Spend a semester or year studying in the heart of Jerusalem at the Mayanot Institute of Jewish Studies. Mayanot offers a unique approach to Jewish learning combining an academic curriculum with a warm environment focused on personal growth. Discover 3,000 years of wisdom exploring areas of Jewish heritage, culture and thought. Program includes Hebrew language classes (Ulpan), tours all over Israel, shabbatons and community service projects. No Jewish studies background is required. Scholarships available. Summer programs available.
Ascent of Tzfat
| Assorted days
Located in the Old City of Safed (Tzfat, Zefat or Tzefat!) and very close to the city’s center and tourist attractions, Ascent offers comfortable accommodations with stunning views, Shabbat hospitality, daily classes in mysticism, a multi-media center & English Jewish library, guided tours, hikes and live music events. Ascent also has a volunteer program where participants can engage in community development while staying at Ascent and participating in classes and activities for a discounted rate.
| 7 days
After your Birthright trip, check out the new MOREIsrael program! It’s a week of living and learning in the Old City of Jerusalem, volunteering and having blast! Live in the heart of Old City, minutes from downtown Jerusalem. Discover your Jewish Heritage, feel at home in Israel as you get to know Jerusalem from within, connect with Jewish students from around the world… Cost is only $36. You will get your flight extension fee reimbursed if you complete the week-long program and fulfill the minimum Jewish educational component.
GoEco Volunteer Programs
| 1 - 10 Weeks days
Volunteer in Israel and discover up-close the amazing cultural and natural diversity that has followed this land since biblical times. With GoEco you can fulfill an eco-tourism internship in the ancient city of Nazareth or rehabilitate animals in the vast Arava desert. Dreamt of volunteering on a kibbutz? Why not join our eco-volunteer kibbutz programs. Based on years of development and in-depth field reports, GoEco presents you a careful selection of excellent yet affordable social and wildlife volunteer projects in Israel.
| Assorted days
Extend your trip of a lifetime with Livnot U’Lehibanot’s Northern Exposure, a one-week program, offering you an opportunity to encounter Israel through community service, off-the-beaten-track hikes, and spirituality workshops for only $195/week including accommodation and 2 meals per day. Spend a week in the heart of the mystical Old City of Tzfat, exploring the beautiful Galilee and Golan regions. Programs begin every Sunday throughout the Winter and Summer seasons. Four-week and six-week options also available.
Learn to Speak Hebrew!
| Assorted days
Ulpan La-Inyan fuses a focus on conversation with top teachers and customized material, to get students speaking Hebrew with confidence. The private language school has been running group and private classes since 2008 at multiple locations in Israel as well as online. This summer, you can catch a week or two of their “Level 1 Teaser” courses for beginners, running on repeat over July and August in Tel Aviv.
MA Jewish Education
| 6 Weeks - 1 Year days
Study for a prestigious MA Jewish Education from Hebrew University’s Melton Centre. The 1-year MA Jewish Education is taught in English via Distance Learning with a 6-week intense semester in Jerusalem. You’ll learn Social Sciences, Jewish and Israel Education and Philosophies of Teaching while enjoying the flexibility of studying and earning a Masters degree in Education without interrupting your work-life.
Israel Ambassador Program
| Semester + days
Know someone who wants to study in Israel? Do you have a friend who wants to tour Israel? Become an Israel Program Ambassador and use your social media network or send them an email with a program that fits them. If they participate, you receive up to $500 USD per participant! Choose among dozens of both academic and educational tourism programs – all taught in Israel in English. This wide variety to match all ages 7 to 70 and all interests opens up great opportunities for you earn money matching programs to people you know!
| 4 days
Challenge Yourself with an Epic Israeli Adventure. Now’s your chance to test your grit and endurance in the middle of the mystical Israeli Desert. Through a series of games, challenges, and outdoor camping, you and your team will build your inner strength and bond like never before!