Israel Long Term Programs
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Maccabi World Union is proud to be one of the leaders in Short & Long-term Israel Programs. With more than 1500 fellows from more than 15 countries around the world as regular participants, Maccabi World Union develops educational & tourism meaningful and affordable program experiences intended for Worldwide Jewish; teenagers, young professionals, and adults.
Maccabi World Union offers two main gap year experiences:
- The Maccabi World Union Israel Gap Year is an 8-month program for teens ages 18-19 (post-high school) interested in having a unique Israel experience, coordinated and planned by Maccabi World Union. Participants will have the opportunity to build their leadership skills through our seminars. You’ll have the option to participate in an Israel Defense Force experience, train and assist with the Magen David Adom emergency service, live and work on a kibbutz, tour all over Israel, and learn about the Holocaust through an immersive tour in Poland for one week. There will also be ample time for participants to live in and get to know the amazing seaside city of Tel Aviv. Throughout the program, there will be countless opportunities to discover and see Israel from many perspectives.
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- Maccabi World Union Women’s Israel Soccer Experience is a 7-month program where you will be able to feel and live like a professional athlete. The program is for women 18 – 23 years old. During the Soccer Experience, you will train, learn, and play like professionals under the guidance of certified professional soccer coaches. The team will compete in the official Israel Soccer League, train in high-standard soccer facilities, visit famous and prestigious soccer stadiums and engage with the young adult divisions from the most prestigious local teams. Your home base will be in Tel Aviv/ Ramat Gan in VIP apartments together with teammates. Click for more info