BINA Gap offers high school graduates a unique opportunity to experience 10 months in Israel alongside Israelis their own age in Tel Aviv, Israel's most exciting city. Program participants will engage in meaningful social action in the community in which they live, and explore the Jewish bookshelf from a pluralistic and progressive perspective.
BINA: The Jewish Movement for Social Change strengthens Israel as a democratic and pluralistic society by emphasizing Judaism as a culture and the Jewish value of Tikkun Olam ("repairing the world"). BINA designs and implements programming for Jews from Israel and around the world. Their service-learning programs aim to inspire lifelong appreciation and engagement in education and social justice.
BINA Gap is an English speaking track within an Israeli mechina (pre-army program). You will be integrating with your Israeli peers, planning activities together, learning Hebrew to improve your understanding, and building lifelong bonds
- Social Action
- Leadership Development
- Cultural Immersion