Onward Israel – Toronto

During this adventure, you will experience day-to-day life in Israel by living in apartments, buying food in the local markets, and working alongside Israeli peers while at your internships.  Onward Israel Toronto will enable you to mold your own experience. You will intern four days a week, and will have significant free time for your own exploration of Tel Aviv and central Israel.  Group activities, opportunities to interact with Israeli peers, a volunteer project in our partner city of Bat Yam, and organized excursions round out this exciting and dynamic opportunity.


*Please note it is important to sign up as soon as possible to reserve your spot and so we can begin planning your internship.

Dates: May 4- June 15

Price: $500

Included: A living stipend, lodging, insurance, transportation to and from internships and program costs.This Onward Israel program is operated through a partnership between the Beacon and Shapira Foundations and other lead philanthropists, The Jewish Agency for Israel, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto and is organized by the Israel Experience.


In apartment style housing in Central Tel Aviv near the Dizengoff Center.

Acceptance criteria

Open to those who live in the Toronto area or students attending college or university in the Toronto area. For those who have had one previous short-term Israel experience – such as Taglit-Birthright Israel trip or a teen travel program.  Those applying for the Jewish camp track must be contracted to work at a Silber Family Centre for Jewish Camping affiliated camp for the summer of 2017.


Contact Tamara Caplan tcaplan@ujafed.org