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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  • 4 Ways a Semester in Israel Prepared My Daughter for Life

    By Susan Morrel, RJE This blog post originally appeared on Just after Passover last year, my daughter, Shaina, a student at URJ Heller High at the time, returned from her home-stay with an Israeli family. Shaina described how she and the other teens stayed up late and talked about their plans after high school. The Israelis’ discussion of […]

  • Echoes of Auschwitz: a Poem by Adrian Ellett

    Echoes of Auschwitz By Adrian Ellett, 11th grade, Weymouth, MA Desperately I search For something to connect the words to Some meaning to be gained Some answer “Work will set you free” They stand hollow And meaningless in their irony And hollow too stands this place itself You would think might throng with souls Those […]