• Way More Israel

    Spend the summer living as a local in the heart of Jerusalem's Old City while simultaneously improving Hebrew, exploring the land and advancing your career in the internship placement of your choice. Way More Israel also offers workshops and classes on timely Jewish topics.


    Way More Israel is an 8-week summer program for English-speaking students from North America, Europe, Australia and South Africa. The focus is your professional internship in one of  Jerusalem’s many businesses and organizations. Other highlights include: group volunteering, Hebrew language classes, evening programs and tours around Israel . There are also meaningful Jewish workshops and experiences from an Orthodox perspective. By living and working in Jerusalem, you’ll get to know the city from an insider’s perspective.

    This Onward Israel program is operated through a partnership between Onward Israel and Way More Israel

    Important Information

    Registration for this program has closed.

    Program Dates
    Track 1: May 26 – July 19, 2021
    Track 2: June 21 – August 17, 2021

    $380 — Cost includes: housing, insurance, 40 shekel per day food stipend, ground transportation and program costs. Spending money is suggested to supplement the food stipend and to cover inter-city travel and cellphone.

    All participants are responsible for the cost of their flights, all necessary arrangements and airport transfer. Participants will be required to submit a $250 program security deposit before arrival in Israel. Deposits will be refunded at the end of the program pending good standing (there was no damage to property and no problems with attendance).

    www.waymoreisrael.com | admissions@heritage.org.il

    Acceptance Criteria

    This program is open to young adults from around the world who are:
    -Fluent in English
    -Ages 18 to 27
    -18 year-olds must be one year post-high school graduation

    If you are between 19-27 years old (or at least one full year post-high school at the start of the program) and have spent 3 or more months in Israel as part of an educational or peer-program (this includes semester abroad, gap year or any other MASA or Onward Israel program) you will pay full tuition ($5800).

    Previous participation in Taglit-Birthright Israel is encouraged for any eligible applicants

    Apartments in the the Old City of Jerusalem.


    Sample Internships

    Biotech at Syntezza
    BioTech at Brainq Tech
    Engineering at Alynnovation
    History at Yad Vashem
    Medical at Melabev Center
    ...and many many more!

    Not sure what type of internship you are looking for or unsure if you can find it in Israel? Our internship coordinators work one-on-one with each participant!

    Organizations That Make This Program Possible