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Semester Abroad

The Ultimate Academic Adventure

Our most comprehensive academic program is offered in both Fall and Spring. Over four months, students dig deep into the history, culture, language, and geology of Israel, while participating in small group General Studies classes. 

2020 - 2021 Academic Year


Spring 2021: January 26 – May 19



2021 - 2022 Academic Year


Fall 2021: September 1 – December 22

Spring 2022: TBD



2022 - 2023 Academic Year

Fall 2022: September 5 – December 21

Spring 2023: TBD



2023 - 2024 Academic Year


Fall 2023: September 4 - December 20

Spring 2024: TBD




Full semester:  $21,800

Early Bird:  $18,800 


Early Bird expires 6 months prior to departure.


Dates and tuition rates are subject to change.  

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General Studies

Our school is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

  • Work with our AMHSI-JNF team and your high school to ensure that you reenter your school classes right alongside your peers
  • Take up to four General Studies classes, including regular, honors, and AP


Israel Studies

All sessions include our signature Israel Studies Curriculum, for which eligible juniors and seniors can earn up to six college credits from the University of Miami!

  • Discover 4,000+ years of Jewish and Israeli history
  • The land of Israel becomes your classroom with our experiential learning program


Semester-only Specialty Units and Adventure

  • Travel to Poland – Explore past Jewish life and experience today’s Jewish revival Temporarily Unavailable
  • Experience Gadna – spend a week in basic training with the Israeli Defense Force Temporarily Unavailable
  • Conquer Yam L’Yam – three day hike from the Mediterranean Sea to the Kineret (Sea of Galilee)
  • Plus, you’ll attend a full semester of Hebrew language classes!
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Typical Class Day (Sunday-Thursday)

  • 6:45 AMWake up
  • 7:00 AMHadar Ochel opens
  • 8:00 AMIsrael Studies class
    (including a 30-45 minute break)
  • 10:45 PMGeneral Studies classes
  • 12:00 PMLunch
  • 1:00 PMGeneral studies classes
    Dinner, study time free time
  • 6:15 PMDinner, study time free time
  • 10:00 PMCampus/Dorm curfew
  • 10:30 PMIn room
  • 11:00 PMLights out

Typical Tiyul (Field Trip) Day

  • 5:45 AMWake up
  • 6:45 AMBreakfast
  • 7:15 AMBus departs campus
    -Study and/or hike on-site
    -Study and/or hike on-site
  • 6:00 PMReturn to campus for dinner and evening like on regular day or DOTS (dinner on the streets)
  • 9:00 PMReturn to campus and free time
  • 10:00 PMCampus/Dorm curfew
  • 10:30 PMIn room
  • 11:00 PMLights out