Blake St Hebrew Congregation offers
WHO Rabbi Yirmi Garfunkel
WHEN Monday 8:30 pm
WHERE 15 Blake St South Caulfield
TOPIC After Pesach: Positive Living
An intermediate level with text in English and Hebrew.
CONTACT 0413027567

Chabad of Melbourne CBD and Institute for Judaism & Civilisation offers
WHO Rabbi Dr Shimon Cowen
WHEN Tuesdays 12:45 pm from Dec 12th to Jan 16th (not incl
Dec 26th)
WHERE Level 3, Suite 306, 227 Collins St, Melbourne cnr Swanston
TOPIC Each week covers a different topic in order "Abortion" "Chanukah
- Hellenism" "Artificial Insemination and Invitro fertilisation" "Euthanasia"and "Cloning Human Beings"
designed for young Jewish professionals
CONTACT 0418 650 770

Chabad of Malvern offers
WHO Rabbi
WHEN Monday 8pm
Beginners in Hebrew Reading, Tuesday 8pm Parsha Class –An in Depth analysis of the coming weeks Torah reading, and its practical application. Wednesday 8pm Talmud Class- A deep and analytical discussion of Jewish civil law and the way Jewish laws evolve to its contemporary application. Thursday 8 pm Basic Jewish mysticism discussing the concepts of G-D and how we can relate to him and improve our spiritual selves.
WHERE 316 Glenferrie Road Malvern 3144

03 9822-3600

Ora offers
WHO Sussie Kievman
WHEN Thursday 8:30 - 9:30 pm
WHERE Home of Nicole Kornhauser, St Kilda East
Parashat Hashavuah
TOPIC New, small group for young women in a comfortable environment
CONTACT Nicole 03 95274820

WHO Various individuals
WHEN Monthly
WHERE Home of Nicole Kornhauser, St Kilda East
TOPIC Rosh Chodesh Event: guest speaker on unique features of that
month and relevance to women in particular or entertainment
Refreshments provided. New, small group for young women in a
comfortable environment
CONTACT Nicole 03 95274820

WHO Various individuals
WHEN Monthly
WHERE Home of Nicole Kornhauser, St Kilda East
TOPIC Hands on Jewish artwork New, small group for young women
in a comfortable environment.
CONTACT Nicole for date for this month.
A charge applies. RSVP please
03 95274820

WHO Nicole Kornhauser
WHEN Monday 8:30 - 9:30 pm
WHERE Home of Nicole Kornhauser, St Kilda East
TOPIC Events in Jewish calendar, chaggim, festivals and their significance.
New, small group for young women in a comfortable environment
CONTACT Nicole 03 95274820

Caulfield Hebrew Congregation offers
WHO Rabbi Yonason Abraham
WHEN Monday 8:30 pm
WHERE Home of Rabbi, 1 Carrington Gve E. St Kilda
TOPIC Jewish Philosophy & Gemara, Men only
CONTACT Caulfield Shule 03 95259492 or the rabbi on 0419362951

WHO Rabbi Yonason Abraham
WHEN 1 hour before minchah on Shabbas
WHERE Caulfield Shule, 572 Inkerman Road Caulfield
TOPIC Mishnayot for beginners, Men and women
CONTACT Caulfield Shule 03 95259492 or the rabbi on 0419362951

Hamakom offers
WHO Debbie Miller
WHEN 1.25 hours before end of Shabbas weekly
WHERE Home of Debbie Miller, 177 Kooyong Road
TOPIC Learning and singing with seudah shlishit (3rd meal of Shabbas)
CONTACT Yvonne Fein 03 95284382

WHO Rabbi Moshe and Mrs Pinchuk
WHEN Monday 6:15 - 7:15 pm, 7:15- 8:15 pm
WHERE Midreshet (small house at back of Mizrachi) Balaclava Road
Gemarah - Brachot
TOPIC To date, only women attend. Basic Hebrew needed
CONTACT Yvonne Fein 03 95284382


Yeshiva University
Gesher Internship Program of the Israeli Forum

Interested in an inside look into Israeli culture? Want to experience
Israel more than just a tourist? Looking for a paid summer (Australian winter)
internship in Israel? Emphasis on the business, economic and cultural
environment. Great for business, computing, economics, engineering,
marketing and finance students. Pay is around US$600-$950.
Meet top business execs, travel around historic Israel, gain great resume
building experience, work for major Israeli corporations, make new friends,
get paid and have fun!!!

Contact Sarit Caspi

SHATIL & New Israel Fund Internship
The New Israel Funds Empowerment and Training Center for Social Change
Organizations in Israel offers 4 internships in areas of: resource development,
communications and public relations and placement. If you are looking to
engage 'Tikkun Olam' (repairing the world) and devote energy to a meaningful
cause contributing to Israeli society then consider spending a year as an
activist in Israel.

Contact Miri Lappin
general queries


Pardes Foundation

Pardes believes in rigorous text study, intellectual and spiritual growth,
religious diversity and tolerance and social action. There are weekly,
monthly, half-yearly and yearly study options.

Reconstructionist Rabbinical College
Information on what this stream of Judaism is about, how to apply to
study there and more…

Shalom Hartman Institute
SHI in Jerusalem is a leading international center for pluralist Jewish thought
and education serving Israel and the Diaspora. They train educators, scholars,
rabbis and community leaders, from all denominations, to think anew about
the Jewish tradition.
In Israel they run: Teacher Training, Beit Midrash (for university students
to study Talmud and Jewish Thought together in a unique intellectual
environment), Program for Journalists, Charles E. Smith High School:
Where young people are educated in Jewish law and faith.

Hebrew Union College
The Irwin Daniels School of Jewish Communal Service offers 5 dual degree
programs with the University of Southern California in social work, business
administration, communications management, gerontology, and public
administration. There is also a joint degree in Jewish education and Jewish
communal service which is a three year program, a certificate program in
Jewish communal service (two winters) and a one-year Masters degree
program in Jewish communal service. PA graduates today are involved in
community relations work, planning positions, Israel lobbying and advocacy
efforts, administrative and fund-raising roles.

Steven Windmueller


Hebrew University
Join students from around the world as you study in Jerusalem at the Hebrew
University. Living at Mount Scopus Campus, study for a semester, a year or
just pop over for a short course. Middle Eastern Politics and History, Jewish
Mysticism and thought, law, Islam and Christianity, Archaeology field schools,
languages... the list goes on. Live in dormitories, learn from lecturers students'
rave about. Undergraduate, Postgraduate or just for interest. Gain credit towards
your degree.

Gillian Suss,
(03) 9272 5511

Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, ISRAEL
Overseas Student Program (OSP)

Do you want to study in Israel but not feel like a tourist? BGU offers you the
opportunity to live in Israel as an Israeli, learning and experiencing numerous
adventures along the way. It will take your studies beyond the classroom
and past the academics into the field with internships and volunteer projects.
Prior to each semester, students study Hebrew language for six weeks in an
intensive Ulpan. The Program includes a full range of extracurricular activities
on or near campus and extensive organized touring around Israel. BGU invites
you to unlock the secrets of the desert.

Centre for International Student Programs
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Tel Aviv University
Lowy School for Overseas Students

Partake in summer, (Northern) year or semester long studies, honours,
Ulpan or an M.A. There are unlimited opportunities though a touring program.
You can do Jewish Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Israeli Business and
Labor Relations as well as Arts and general studies. If you are studying at
Monash Uni, an agreement now allows a semester or a year at TAU WITHOUT PAYING TUITION THERE! Look up the appropriate Department and email them.
Then get approval from Monash for credit. Then email Prof Benjamin Isaac at
Tel Aviv University ( who will help coordinate the later

Contact Lawrence Lewin or call him on

Arava Institute for Environmental Studies Kibbutz Ketura (AIES
An intensive hands-on academic program focussing on our joint environment.
The program is conducted in English. Situated on the grounds of Kibbutz Ketura,
adjacent to the Jordanian and Egyptian borders, the Institute serves as a
regional center for conservation and environmental protection activities. or
University of Haifa
The Department of Overseas Studies offers a diverse interdisciplinary program
in Hebrew and Arabic languages, Israel and Middle East Studies, Comparative
Religious Studies, Archaeology, Literature, Fine Arts, Communications,
Psychology and an Honors Psychology Program, and an extensive program of
professional internships.
There are many Ulpan options and maritime studies, scuba diving courses and
a study-tour seminar "Contemporary Israel: Myth or Miracle" or

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology (pure sciences)
The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology is ranked among the world's
leading science and technology universities in the quality of its research and
education, size, and number of disciplines. The Technion is located on Mount
Carmel in Haifa. Visiting Students who come within the framework of the Center
for Student Exchange & Study Abroad are normally accepted for a program of
study at the Technion which has been approved by both their Home University and
the appropriate Academic Faculty at the Technion, but there are many exceptions.

Bar-Ilan University
Bar-Ilan University offers a 14 month full-time International MBA program taught
entirely in English. The International MBA program provides a unique multifaceted
experience ensuring the opportunity to be taught by distinguished faculty drawn
from local and international educators and to study alongside individuals from
around the world - furnishing you with a truly global perspective.
International MBA
Junior Year of Jewish Heritage (USA)

Bar-Ilan University's Tochnit Torah V'Derech Eretz
(combining uni and Torah studies!)
Designed for students who wish to study Torah in Israel after high school,
Tochnit Torah V'Derech Eretz is the only program in Israel that provides a
university experience within a Torah environment. Students spend their
mornings immersed in Judaic studies, and the afternoons enrolled in uni
Contact Deborah Neufeld

The Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies
@ the University of Hartford
At the Greenberg Center, you will excavate the Biblical past through texts and
archaeology, debate Talmudic scholars, delve into Holocaust studies, master
Yiddish or Hebrew or both, discover the beauty of teaching what you have
learned, explore Jewish life in America--the opportunities are endless.


Milah's Center for the Hebrew Language and Israeli Culture
A Hebrew Cultural Ulpan with focus on social, cultural and academic activities.
Small classes with 6 levels offered. There is a 14 week Summer (Aussie winter)
Ulpan from June 18th. There are also specialised courses in Conversational
Hebrew, Written Hebrew, News and Current Affairs and Hebrew Literature.

Paul Leventhal


Merez Hamagshamim is a community and absorbtion center in Israel.
They offer programs for uni students and offer strong social and support networks.

Livnot ulehibanot
Learning, working, hiking, discussing, exploring, creativity, seminars. 2-3 weeks,
6 weeks and 3 month programs run all year round in Tsfat and Jerusalem for
21 -30 years olds on topics like Jewish Philosophy, Torah Text and Current Events.

Winter Break Collegiate Scholars Mission to Israel by Yeshivat HaMivtar
Efrat (it's a US program so its over Australian Summer Dec 23 - Jan 14)
Spend 3 weeks delving into any of Jewish Philosophy, Jewish History,
Middle-Eastern Politics, Contemporary Issues in Judaism, Talmud or even
You'll also go on trips to the Golan, Sfat and newly discovered tunnels in Jerusalem.
Contact David Felsenthal or

The WUJS Institute
International Center for Hebrew and Jewish Studies in Arad. The WUJS
(World Union of Jewish Students) Institute offers young Jewish graduates and
professionals (21-35) from all over the world an opportunity to come and
experience Israel in the most exciting and creative manner possible.
Our work, study and travel programs are designed to expose participants
to all aspects of life in Israel, including finding work and Hebrew learning.

TASP - Teach and Study Program in Tel Aviv
DO YOU want to make a difference in Israel ?
DO YOU want a challenge after university ?
DO YOU want to teach Israeli children the international language ?
DO YOU want to earn a master's degree and assure career advancement ?
DO YOU want to experience the excitement of Israel's most dynamic city ?
The Tel Aviv Teach and Study Program is a unique opportunity to teach
English in Israel, study for an MA, learn Hebrew and live as an Israeli.

Living Routes
They develop uni-level, "ecovillage"-based educational programs that promote
sustainability. They are developing a semester program on Green Kibbutzim
in Israel. They also run a 3-week program each January to a Permaculture
community in Australia called Crystal Waters.

Young UIA presents tours of Israel usually during July or August. Join hundreds of Jewish leaders from around the
world asyou visit Jewish landmarks, tour an army base, visit high-tech
industries and meet Israeli government leaders.
Contact Lyana Rotstein:

or call 03 92725549

JFP and YP
Make the most of your summer, at an affordable cost.
Aish offers two dynamic and inspiring programs to Israel, the Jerusalem
Fellowships Program (JFP) and the Young Professionals program (YP).
Stopovers in Europe and America before or after the programs can be
arranged for both programs for very little extra cost.

JFP caters for those between the ages 18 and 26. Over 4 unforgettable
weeks you will see, feel and experience all Israel has to offer, stretch
your mind listening to some of world's greatest speakers, share the time
of your life with new friends..... You don't want to be left behind!

Contact Lauren for more details 0402 011 381

YP offers a shorter program, understanding the demands of the
professional world, fitting in with your Christmas break. Join other
young professionals from around Australia at the end of December the
YP, as we depart for 2 jam packed weeks experiencing the best of Israel.
Cost: $500 + air
Contact Melora for more details: 03 9326 1183.

For both programs you can stay on afterwards and learn FOR FREE

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