Frequently Asked Questions (Students)
What are the dates of the trip?
The trip runs December 23 – December 29, 2021. You should plan to arrive in Israel on December 22 to accommodate Covid-19 testing and a potential short quarantine at the hotel. The program begins at 9:00 am on December 23. It will conclude no later than 2:30 pm on December 29.
What does the registration fee include?
Registration fee includes all costs incurred while in Israel – travel to and from Ben Gurion Airport, room and board at the Prima Kings Hotel, and the cost of the program. It does NOT include airfare. For students coming with their Hillel, registration fee is covered by Hillel. For students travelling independently, financial aid is available.
What is the content of the trip?
Students will be studying new iEngage content that has been developed by our faculty and research team to respond to the shifting reality and discourse around Israel since May 2021.
What is a typical day like? Are there activities?
Most days are spent at the Hartman Institute’s campus in Jerusalem. While there, students learn from Hartman Faculty, have campus-based processing and reflections sessions, and opportunities to discuss issues related to Israel with each other.
There are multiple opportunities for tiyulim (field trips) where students will have the opportunity to visit sites related to topics of study.