Canadian Young Judaea, founded in 1917, is Canada’s largest Jewish youth movement with active centres from Vancouver to Halifax. Its ideology is pluralistic and apolitical. CYJ’s aim is to strengthen its young members’ Jewish identity with an emphasis on the centrality of Israel. Canadian Young Judaea offers a wide range of year round and summer programs across the country.
Year Course | Gap Year in Israel
Year Course isn't a year off between high school and college – it's a year ON! Expand your mind, your horizons, and your life experience as you discover another culture, volunteer, study, and develop your Jewish identity before heading off to college. Young Judaea Year Course, the original gap year in Israel, gives you the opportunity to step out into the world, gain valuable life experience and skills, and begin the transition to independence.
Israel is your classroom – come and explore. You'll earn up to 30 college credits while learning Hebrew, participating in life changing volunteer activities, and living with peers from the United States, Israel, and around the world. Do all this while building lifelong friendships and having the time of your life!FIND OUT MORE
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