Who is the target audience for this program?
Jewish students studying in Israel on a gap-year program.
What is the cost of the Fellowship?
The fellowship is a fully subsidized program; fellows are only responsible for transportation to Jerusalem for meetings and seminars.
How many fellows will be selected?
Up to twenty-five fellows will be invited to participate. They will be accepted on a rolling basis and applications will close when all the spots are filled.
What is the time commitment for CORE18?
Participation in a Friday seminar once a month, some evening meetings during the year, and participation in 2-3 shabbatonim. All efforts will be made to try and avoid schedule conflicts with your gap-year program.
Is CORE18 affiliated with other organizations?
CORE18 is a project of JerusalemU, a leading online portal of Jewish and Israel education. CORE18 has no affiliations with other Jewish organizations.
Do I need any previous Israel experience?
CORE18 looks upon all experiences as valuable and will not exclude those students who do not have previous Israel experiences.
What are the dates for the program?
September 2016 to June 2017.
Where does the program take place?
Meetings will take place in Jerusalem. Shabbatonim will be in different places in Israel.
Why is the program called CORE18?
Our name CORE18 reflects our aspiration to work with eighteen year-olds as they transition towards college. Eighteen in Hebrew spells Chai, which means life, and we are helping build the skills young leaders will need in their lives.
What if I still have questions that were not answered in the FAQs?
Please write to info@Core18.org