Los Angeles Onward Israel

8 Weeks of Professional and Personal Development and Exploring Israel!
Spend this summer in Israel's most exciting city, developing your professional skills in a broad range of fields, while getting an inside look at Israel today.

Click here for more information and to apply now!

  • Program Dates: June 19 - August 11, 2016
  • Ages: 18-27
  • Location Tel Aviv
  • Program Cost: $500 plus airfare (after subsidies from Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and Onward Israel)

Who is eligible?

  • Open to students and young professionals in the Greater Los Angeles area.
  • Intended for young adults who have had previous short-term Israel experience, Birthright Israel or a teen travel program, or similar.

What's included?

  • Amazing professional internship in Israel's economic and cultural capital
  • Housing in the diverse Tel Aviv neighborhood of Shapira
  • Living stipend to cover 3 meals per day
  • Fascinating tours and learning sessions to show you Israel from the inside
  • And much more!

Where you'll live:
Los Angeles Onward Israel participants will live in fully-furnished apartments with accessorized kitchens, in-unit laundry facilities and wireless internet. The apartments are located in the colorful Shapira neighborhood, whose popularity is growing among young Israelis thanks to its proximity to the hip Florentin neighborhood - it's just a short walk to Florentin's cafes, restaurants and shops. The beach is just a 20 minute walk away, and central Tel Aviv is within a short, 5-10 minute bus ride.

What you'll do:
The program begins with a week of orientation at the Ayalim Village at Ashalim in the Negev to get you situated in Israel and ready for the rest of the program. Afterwards the program includes:

  • Four days per week of professional internship in an Israeli company/organization
  • One day per week exploring Israel behind-the-scenes, with interactive learning sessions, tours and first-hand encounters
  • Home hospitality and encounters with Israeli families and opportunities to meet and connect with Israeli peers

How to sign up:
The application for Los Angeles Onward Israel is online now! Click here to get started.