Learn More About a Year of Service in Israel

A Year of Service in Israel

Volunteer and work hand in hand with Israelis from diverse backgrounds, while gaining resume-boosting experience!  

This fall 2021, a select group of participants will join the program's second cohort bringing Jewish youth from all over the world together in Israel to enlist in a long-term volunteer program (10 months), strengthening their connection to Israel, reflecting on their Jewish identity and gaining their own first-hand insight into the Israeli society.

Program Highlights

  • Live in Tel Aviv
  • 4 weekly days of volunteering (32 hours) in health, education or welfare
  • Educational seminar days all over the country
  • Weekly Hebrew study
  • Pedagogical support and guidance that fosters personal development
  • Workshops on different topics and holiday activities
  • Academic and Jewish Learning options
  • Fulfill a sense of duty by contributing to the Jewish people
  • Choose from supportive tracks designed for all religious and secular backgrounds

  • Program Benefits

  • A Masa Year of Service in Israel is generously subsidized to cost less than $13,000 USD before your Masa grant is applied (academic modules can be added at additional discounted fees)
  • Gain resume-boosting professional experience before starting university
  • Local housing and health insurance
  • Take advantage of opportunities to earn college credit (academic options)
  • Monthly stipend

  • Masa Israel Journey is a joint project of the Government of Israel, and the Jewish Agency for Israel.