Sample Weekly Schedule

Sunday

Optional Tiyulim and leadership options – choose from:
Magen David Adom EMT training
Israel advocacy training and tiyulim
Mentoring underprivileged children
Volunteering at animal shelter
Recreational and educational tiyulim like athletics, museums, shopping and more.

Optional evening programs:
Jewish spirituality workshop, Sunday night football screening

Monday

8:00 am – Tefillah

9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Judaic studies courses – choose from:
Jewish Literacy, Pirkei Avot (Ethics), Contemporary Torah Topics, Talmud

Lunch break – meal plan participants choose from more than a dozen restaurants

1:00 – 5:30 pm – Secular studies courses – choose from:
Psychology, Biology, Marketing, Calculus, Intro to Zionist Thought

Optional evening programs:
“Parsha, Coffee & Cake”, Zumba, arts & crafts

Tuesday

8:00 am – Tefillah

9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Judaic studies courses – choose from:
Halacha (Jewish Law), Intro to Rabbinic Literature, Parsha (Torah portion), Biblical Women, Midrash

Lunch break – meal plan participants choose from more than a dozen restaurants

1:00 – 5:30 pm – Secular studies courses – choose from:
Ulpan, Economics, Finance

Optional evening programs:
“Pirkei Avot & Dessert”, women’s choir rehearsal, men’s basketball tournament

Wednesday

8:00 am – Tefillah

9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Judaic studies courses – choose from:
Jewish Literacy, Pirkei Avot (Ethics), Contemporary Torah Topics, Talmud

Lunch break – meal plan participants choose from more than a dozen restaurants

1:00 – 5:30 pm – Secular studies courses – choose from:
English Composition, Jewish History, Statistics, Management

Optional evening programs:
“Jewish Mysticism”, Battle of the Sexes competition, prayer workshop

Thursday

8:00 am – Tefillah

9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Judaic studies courses – choose from:
Halacha (Jewish Law), Intro to Rabbinic Literature, Parsha (Torah portion), Biblical Women, Midrash

Lunch break – meal plan participants choose from more than a dozen restaurants

1:00 – 5:30 pm – Secular studies courses – choose from:
Psychology, Biology, Marketing, Calculus, Intro to Zionist Thought

Optional evening programs:
1-on-1 chavruta learning, musical jam bonfire, challah baking, tisch

Friday

Morning tiyul to Neot Kedumim – goat herding, olive oil press, and making dreidels out of clay

Shabbaton in the Old City of Jerusalem

Friday night at the Kotel, delicious meals with staff families, singing and dancing, rest, tour of the Four Quarters, special guests IDF soldiers, musical Havdalah

Weekly schedule

Sunday
Morning ulpan
Afternoon leadership (Israel advocacy, Magen David Adom, or volunteering)

Monday – Thursday mornings
Jewish studies courses

Monday – Thursday afternoons
Secular studies courses

Shabbat
Rotation between destination Shabbatons, on-campus Shabbatons, and free Shabbats

  • Optional programs every evening, including Jewish spirituality workshops, sports and fitness, art and music, Kabbalah, cooking, tisches and much more.
  • Meal plan 5 nights a week
  • Tefilla Monday-Thursday (with options for more)

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