Semester in Israel Program for Jewish High School Students

Immerse yourself in the richness of the land, culture, people and history of Israel, all while earning high school credit.




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  • Two Ways to Teach the Holocaust

    By Jon Ramsay 11/20/18 This blog post is part of a featured series by writer Jon Ramsay, friend of URJ Heller High. This series was written during a ten-day trip alongside the students of the Fall 2018 semester.  There are two separate strategies to educate high school students on the complicated tragedy of the Holocaust. […]

  • $1,000 Discount Announced for Fall 2019

    The Fall semester of this program presents a unique opportunity for students: they get to celebrate High Holidays and Hanukkah together; build a very close, tight-knit community; and experience the beauty of autumn in Israel as they hike, climb, swim and explore.