College life and classes, or Israel and Judaism?

Join other motivated students from universities across the U.S.

Incredible thrills, Jewish meaning, and a world-class institution meet

Meet Nir Barkat, Natan Sharansky and the Chief Rabbis of Israel

The ultimate Israel experience!

Wish I had the chance to learn more about my heritage and Israel…

IDF basic training, join a Kibbutz and more!

Campus life, in the heart of Israel

Israel's Ultimate Semester Abroad

Thrive is a magnificent fusion of academic excellence, the ultimate Israel experience, with a personal discovery. Spend a semester-abroad in Israel at Hebrew University’s Rothberg, and create life-lasting connections as you experience the prestige and depth of Israel with other motivated, young Jewish men and women on Thrive - the ultimate Israel experience!

Thrive is where academic goals and personal identity meet. It’s where you will thrive as a Jewish student.

  

The Thrive curriculum provides you with tools to experience the prestige and culture of Israel, as well as the traditions and depth of Judaism.
Courses we offer include:
• Hebrew University Ulpan
• Comparative American and Jewish Worldviews
• Political and Cultural Issues in Israel seminar series
In addition, our carefully planned trips are designed to expose motivated students to make the most of the Israel experience by meeting prestigious figures and exposure to the depth and breadth of Israel's Jewish sphere.

Apply Now!

Accepting Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 applications!

Thrives highly subsidized and selective 'Ultimate Israel' experience has room for only 30 students. Don’t miss out – apply today before it’s too late!

"The Thrive program is the perfect way to explore Israel and my heritage while not having to put my college education on hold."

Taylor Seery
(Junior at University of Arizona)