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Study Abroad Opportunities in Israel

Nachshon Project Fellows spend the second semester of their junior year of college tuition free studying at the Rothberg International School at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In addition to their regular course load, fellows participate in Nachshon Project seminars, lectures, and trips that help them strengthen their Jewish identity and create a stronger connection to Israel. Upon completing the undergraduate part of the program, Nachshon Project Fellows become eligible to apply for graduate school fellowships. Apply today and you may be among 40 Nachshon Project Fellows departing for Jerusalem for the spring 2018 semester!                                                   Contact or visit for more information   

Opportunities for Summer 2018:

Lewis Summer Internship

The Hillels of Illinois Harriet and Maurice Lewis Family Summer Intern Program (LSIP) is an eight-week paid work/study internship program hosted by agencies and/or departments of the Jewish United Fund/ Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago. This prestigious program has evolved to meet the professional and communal needs of Jewish students today – students who are captivated by Jewish community building and are interested in developing their own professional portfolio.

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Kefiada Summer Camp in Israel

Kefiada, JUF’s English-immersion, American style day camp in Kiryat Gat-Lachish-Shafir, Israel, is looking for Illinois college students to work as camp counselors this summer. Kefiada provides a bridge over the summer for Israeli students, grades 4th – 6th, to retain the English that they have learned during the school year and expand on it in a fun, structured way.

Interested applicants should either be from Chicago originally or go to school in Illinois and do not need to speak Hebrew. There are no program costs for counselors, room and board are provided free and flight stipends are provided.

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Ramah Day Camp