Jumping for Social Justice Lotan participants in Israel Environmental Studies Program tending to their sustainable garden Kibbutz Volunteers on a trip to Jerusalem Kibbutz Ulpan students on a trip to a Bedouin village by way of camels Arava Semester Students

Kibbutz Volunteering

Kibbutz Volunteers posing together.Volunteering on a kibbutz is a time-honored tradition that visitors from all over the world have experienced for more than six decades. Today, it is an ideal choice for anyone looking to spend some time away from home to become part of a type of community that only exists in Israel.Learn more about Kibbutz Volunteering

Build Your Own Israel Experience

iTrack participants in the Negev on a trip.Design your own experience in Israel by building your own personalized program with us! Learn Hebrew while adding any additional, customized element to your experience. For example, choose from professional or informal internships, academic and religious studies, and volunteer placements availableLearn more about Build Your Own Israel Experience

Tikkun Olam – Social Justice

KPC participants on a trip  in the Negev.Tikkun Olam means repairing the world. We believe that social justice work is the truest way of accomplishing this which is why we have so many programs devoted to this goal. The various approaches and opportunities of each program are somewhat different but each is unique, innovative in its own way, and focused onLearn more about Tikkun Olam – Social Justice

Sustainability & Environmental Studies

Lotan participants relaxing at the end of the day.Travel to communities throughout Israel’s Negev such as Kibbutz Lotan and the Arava Institute that are internationally recognized as some of the world’s most progressive and creative for ecology and environmental studies. Explore the connections between new forms of ecological identity, social justice, and community in Israel.Learn more about Sustainability & Environmental Studies

Shared Society & Arabic Study

Arava students brainstorming together as part of a study session.שָׁלוֹם עֲלֵיכֶם, السلام عليكم, and welcome! We invite you to spend your time in Israel – not only learning Hebrew and immersing yourself in Israeli life and culture but by learning Arabic and the history of the Middle East. You will work alongside and engage in dialogues with Jewish Israelis, Israeli-Arabs, and Bedouins who are striving for a just and lasting peace.Learn more about Shared Society & Arabic Study

Budokan - Martial Arts & Fitness

Budokan Israel Martial Arts and Fitness Program focuses on strengthening the mind, body, and spirit. With intensive training in Krav Maga, Judo, and Karate taught by world-class instructors, you will develop the well-rounded skill-set needed for success in martial arts and in life.Learn more about Budokan - Martial Arts & Fitness

Kibbutz Program Updates