IMPORTANT: This is not a formal registration.
* Eligibility criteria:AGEAll participants must be between 27 and 32 by the time their trip departs. If you are turning 33 PRIOR to December 1st, you are not eligible to participate in the upcoming round of trips.
JEWISH HERITAGEIndividuals who identify as Jewish AND are recognised as such by their local community or by one of the recognised denominations of Judaism. Applicants must also have at least one Jewish birth parent, or have completed Jewish conversion through a recognised Jewish denomination.
PREVIOUS ISRAEL EXPERIENCE- Eligible: If you have been to Israel before but only with your family or on other personal business.If you went to Israel on an educational, peer-group program with your high school, before the age of 18 (for a duration of less than 3 months).There are a few programs such as volunteering for Magen David Adom, participating in the Maccabiah games and UIA/JNF family missions which do not affect your eligibility.If you were born in Israel or have ever held Israeli citizenship or have held an Israeli passport, AND LEFT ISRAEL BEFORE THE AGE OF 12 (you will be required to prove this by official documentation).
- Not eligible: If you have been in Israel for more than three months in one visit since the age of 12. If you were in Israel as part of a touring group, educational program, study program or an organized extended residential program after the age of 18. If you have served in the Israeli Army or volunteered on an Israel Army base, you are not eligible.
If you are accepted to the program you will need to obtain army exemption papers from your local Israeli consulate.