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Young Judaea


Young Judaea is the oldest Zionist youth movement in the United States.

For over 100 years, Young Judaea has brought together thousands of Jewish youth from across the country and around the world, of every religious, cultural, and political persuasion, through a shared commitment to Jewish values, Jewish pride, and love of Israel.

With summer and year-round programs in both the US and Israel, from 3rd grade to college and beyond, Young Judaea is truly unique in its ability to offer a fun, safe, social environment that also includes a distinct focus on education, leadership, and social action.

The result: generation after generation of strong Jewish leaders who are empowered to truly make a difference in their communities, and in the world – while meeting other Jewish youth to build friendships that last a lifetime.

Young Judaea Israel Programs

Young Judaea Summer Programs In Israel

For over 50 years, Young Judaea has been offering summer programs in Israel for teens in grades 9-12. Giving teens the opportunity to experience Israel with their peers and explore their Jewish identity is our specialty. Start your journey in Italy or fly straight to Israel. Sign up for Aquatics or Focus (Photography/Videography). Earn college credits on all of our programs. For more information, visit: www.youngjudaea.org or call 1-800-725-0612.

Young Judaea Year Course

Our pre-university program in Israel - dive beyond the headlines and family trips – see a new side to Israel! Spend nine months on a unique volunteer and study program in Israel. Participants earn up to a year's worth of college credit while volunteering, speaking Hebrew, learning the history of Israel, exploring the country and more! Optional specialty tracks in Visual Arts, Digital Arts, Business, Performing Arts, Medicine, Sports, and Culinary Arts. Our Olami international travel options allow students to travel to countries like France, Czech Republic, Morocco, Ethiopia, Portugal, Uganda, India and others! Our participants come from North America, Great Britain and Israel. We also offer two tracks for Orthodox/Observant youth.

Young Judaea Israel Programs

Other Israel programs:
Amirim - summer volunteer program for college age and above
WUJS - post-college five-month study and work program
Birthright (toisraelnow.org)

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