Summer Session II (3 weeks)– June 25- July 13, 2017
Summer Session III (2 weeks) – July 16-27, 2017
The Conservative Yeshiva Volunteer & Study Summer Program provides the opportunity to be part of a diverse learning community as well as integrate into the Jerusalem community by volunteering with an Israeli non-profit organization. This special program includes:
Choice of afternoon or morning study in the Conservative Yeshiva Summer Learning Program (choosing Hebrew Ulpan or Talmud in the morning or Rabbinic Texts, Tanach, Tefillah & Halacha in the afternoon). The Summer Learning Program takes place at the Conservative Yeshiva, located in the heart of Jerusalem, Israel.
Half day intensive volunteering in one of 4 tracks:
- Education: Working with children & youth
- Caring for the Community: Working with people in need – Feeding the hungry
- Organizational development: Social media- Marketing- Resource Development
- Human Rights: features a special program of afternoon study, the Torah of Human Rights, with morning volunteering in an Israeli Human Rights organization (session I only)
An opportunity to improve your knowledge as well as contribute your skills and expertise to help others and make a real difference.
Learn about the Jewish traditions of Tikun Olam (Repairing the World) and Gemilut Chasidim (Acts of Loving Kindness) and apply the traditions through meaningful volunteering.
Special orientation to prepare for the volunteer experience and support throughout your volunteering.
Participation in all special events at the Conservative Yeshiva.
Please see the Summer Learning Program for Admission and Tuition information.
Volunteer & Study Summer Program in the Press
“North Americans volunteers can be found working on Israel Defense Forces bases, creating art with Alzheimer’s patients, playing games with children in battered women’s shelters, working alongside disabled adults in sheltered workshops, assisting with fundraising, consulting on social marketing, and developing community gardens with local residents.” Read the complete article
As we learn in Pirkei Avot, “It is not what you say but rather what you do that makes a difference in the world.”
The Conservative Yeshiva Volunteer & Study program is offered in cooperation with Skilled Volunteers for Israel.
The Conservative Yeshiva Volunteer & Study program is supported by Repair the World.