Develop your professional future in the Beer Sheva and Bnei Shimon region this summer and build your resume through a high-level internship based on your skills, interests and future plans
Intern 4-5 days a week, immerse yourself in Israeli society with a cohort of other young adults from Montreal, and meet Israeli young adults living in Beer Sheva through Montreal’s Partnership2Gether program. Participate in two weekend seminars, weekly cohort activities as well as daytrips, cultural events, and activities with the cohort all over Israel and within Be’er Sheva. During your free time, enjoy Beer Sheva’s student life and enjoy weekends exploring all that Israel has to offer.
This Birthright Israel Onward program is operated through the philanthropic support of leading North American Foundations through the Birthright Israel Foundation, the Government of Israel, and the Jewish Agency, along with Federation CJA’s GenMTL. It is organized by Eretz Ir. For more information about participating in a long-term Masa program after Birthright Israel Onward and the potential impact on future Masa grants, view our FAQ here.
Admission is rolling. Applications will close in the beginning of March or earlier if the program fills.
Dates For Summer 2024 TBD
Participants MUST be available to participate for the entire length of the program.
Program Cost: $649*
In addition, participants will be required to submit a $300 USD security deposit via credit card hold. Deposits will be refunded at the end of the program pending good standing.
The program cost includes housing, educational programming, program staff, basic medical insurance, and ground transportation within the city of residence.
Participants are responsible for the cost of flights, food, and phone coverage. To learn about this and other Birthright Israel Onward program details, please visit our FAQ.
*Participants are advised to not purchase flights until approximately one month before the program begins and are encouraged to purchase flights with a good refund policy or flight insurance. Birthright Israel Onward is not responsible for the cost of flights should the program be cancelled. Note, participants will be given their expected address approximately two weeks before the program begins, if not earlier.
*Scholarships to help offset the program cost may be available for those who need additional assistance and meet Onward’s eligibility criteria. For more information, contact Birthright Israel Onward or your local partner professional.
Accommodations: Apartment, hostel, or dorm-style housing in Beer Sheva.
The number of participants to an apartment or room is dependent on the size of the accommodations and number of participants on the program. Though Birthright Israel Onward housing can vary from program to program, all housing units meet Birthright Israel Onward standards. To learn more about this and other Birthright Israel Onward housing details, please visit our housing FAQ.
- Applicants must either be from Montreal or currently studying in Montreal
- Applicants between 18-35 years old and not currently enrolled in high school
- Must be Jewish (please refer to our FAQ for more information)
- Applicants must NOT have spent 3 or more consecutive months in Israel after high school, or participated in a Birthright Israel Onward program or any other mid-term or long-term educational program in Israel.
- Fluent in English
- Have a valid Passport for at least 6 months after the program end date
Please note: If you wish to participate in a 10-day Birthright Israel trip, consider doing so prior to an Onward program. You will not be able to participate on a Birthright Israel trip after participating on Onward.
Please click here to review the application process.
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