The Israel Gap Year Programs Directory - Yeshivas, Seminaries & Coed Programs

The Israel Gap Year Programs Directory - Yeshivas, Seminaries & Coed Programs

Welcome to the Israel Gap Year Program database, the first comprehensive listing of every GAP year program in Israel, including Yeshivas, Seminaries and Coed programs. 
November 07, 2022 — Gaby Fachler
A Basic Guide to Cooking and Nutrition on Your GAP Year in Israel

A Basic Guide to Cooking and Nutrition on Your GAP Year in Israel

In this guest post, Justine Friedman RDN, a clinical dietician, shares some ideas with Israel GAP year students for preparing delicious and nutritious meals, without spending hours in the kitchen (and there are also tips for navigating ingredients in Israel)

September 03, 2022 — Gaby Fachler
The Ultimate Packing List For Your GAP Year in Israel

The Ultimate Packing List For Your GAP Year in Israel

We're part of a great Facebook group of Israel GAP year parents. We've taken the feedback and comments from parents on that list and compiled the ultimate packing lists for seminary girls and Yeshiva boys.

August 21, 2022 — Gaby Fachler
Packing for Your Year In Israel - The Ultimate Guide

Packing for Your Year In Israel - The Ultimate Guide

This guide, filled with useful tips and tricks, is about the ‘how’ of packing and focuses on two questions: What types of things should I buy in Israel and what should I bring from home?

 

August 20, 2022 — Gaby Fachler
A guide to using US products in Israel: Appliances, bedding & toiletries

A guide to using US products in Israel: Appliances, bedding & toiletries

Do I need a converter for my hairdryer in Israel? Will my American sheets fit my Israeli bed? Is it better to buy shampoo in Israel?  Check out this short guide to answer some of these questions...

August 19, 2022 — Gaby Fachler
30 Tips that GAP year parents wished they knew at the start of the year

30 Tips that GAP year parents wished they knew at the start of the year

We asked experienced GAP year parents: "What are 3 tips you would give to new GAP year parents that you wish someone would have told you before..." Here are some of their fabulous tips...
August 18, 2022 — Gaby Fachler
The Ultimate Guide to Buying a Blanket in Israel

The Ultimate Guide to Buying a Blanket in Israel

What weight and size blanket should you buy? Will your American duvet cover fit your Israeli blanket? What if you still want to send a blanket from home and pay for an extra bag? What can you do with the blanket at the end of the year? 

August 17, 2022 — Gaby Fachler
5 Reasons to Buy It In Israel

5 Reasons to Buy It In Israel

"Why can't I bring everything with me from the US?" "What's the reason to order some things from Israel?" "Maybe, I'll just pay for an extra bag". While there are some things (like most of your clothing) that are definitely worth bringing from home, there are a lot of reasons to order a lot of other things from Israel. Here are 5 of them...

August 16, 2022 — Gaby Fachler
Naomi Nachman says you should buy these 4 Items in Israel

Naomi Nachman says you should buy these 4 Items in Israel

On her recent trip to Israel, Naomi Nachman, the famous Food and Travel blogger, spent some time with us in our warehouse in Israel. We asked Naomi to share her advice about which items you should buy in Israel and here are her top 4 picks!
August 10, 2022 — Gaby Fachler
Join Our NEW FB Group - "Pack for Israel with Melissa"

Join Our NEW FB Group - "Pack for Israel with Melissa"

Join our new FB group and answer all your questions about packing and preparing for your GAP year in Israel! The group will comprise a community of Israel GAP year parents coming together with questions and answers to help make Israel GAP year prep as seamless as possible. Join the group now!
July 04, 2022 — Gaby Fachler
The Medical Health Handbook for Your Gap Year in Israel

The Medical Health Handbook for Your Gap Year in Israel

In this guest post, experienced nurse,  Adina Berkowitz RN BSN, provides a comprehensive guide about navigating the medical health system in Israel during your GAP year. She also discusses how to prepare yourself beforehand. Adina lives in Israel and provides health care to GAP year students in yeshivas and seminaries throughout the country.
June 16, 2022 — Gaby Fachler
Navigating your Child's Mental Health during their GAP Year in Israel

Navigating your Child's Mental Health during their GAP Year in Israel

In this guest post, psychotherapist Joy Epstein, MSW, discusses potential mental health issues that can arise during the GAP year and provides guidelines and resources to ensure that you and your child are prepared and are able to get the support necessary should you need it.
May 25, 2022 — Gaby Fachler