The Israel Experience student dorms are located in Ramat Ef’al, in the heart of central Israel. Ramat Ef’al lies between Ramat Gan and Kiryat Ono, adjacent to Tel HaShomer hospital, and a brief walk to the Aluf Sadeh bus stop.
Bar Ilan University is located less than 10 minutes away, in Givat Shmuel. On Mondays through Thursdays, private buses shuttle students back and forth to the Bar Ilan University campus.
The dorms are just a 15 minute cab ride from downtown Tel Aviv, and an hour from Jerusalem, with nearby bus stops to both.
Staff families live on the secure site to create a safe and welcoming ‘home away from home’ environment.
The women’s dorms are apartment-style, with 2 people to a room and usually 2 rooms to an apartment. Each apartment has 1-2 bathrooms, and a fridge and freezer. Every 4 apartments also share a kitchen. There is a madricha (dorm counselor) in each building.
The men are housed in one large 3-story building with 2 people per room. Each room has a private bathroom and there are 2 kitchens on each floor. There are several madrichim (dorm counselors) in the building.
There is a full time security guard (24/7) at the entrance to the dorm site. There is also a night guard at the entrance to Ramat Ef’al, the exclusive town is which the dorms are located.
Note: The physical address of the dorms is HaYasmin 1 Ramat Efal 5296000.