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What to expect in Israel

Israel’s Mediterranean climate with long, hot summers and cool, rainy winters makes it a great destination all year round to soak up its outdoor culture. This land of immigrants will welcome you warmly with its cafe culture, beach living and outdoor markets brimming with Middle Eastern delicacies. Its excellent bus service puts its cities within your reach, so that you can experience beach towns like Haifa, the fortress city of Akko (if you use your imagination, you’ll hear the clash of ancient swords between the Muslims and the Crusaders) and the Sea of Galilee.

With thousands of years of history, and a language, Hebrew, that is one of the oldest in the world, Israel will fill your senses with its juxtaposition of ancient and modern, high-tech and high touch travel experiences.

Where do we operate programs in Israel

What type of programs can you do in Israel


World Endeavors study abroad programs’ are located in Haifa, where students have you access to the top-ranked university in the Middle East.


Our Israel Programs

Shown below are all of our program options for this country. If you can’t find a suitable program then please use the main program finder to continue your search.

Every World Endeavors Program Includes

Our international programs are intentionally curated to be comprehensive, and include all that you need to succeed and stay safe abroad.


  • Customized to match your interests and goals
  • Year-round program availability and start dates
  • Flexible durations


  • Variety of options depending on program type – host family, shared apartment/house, student residence
  • Vetted and hand-selected with quality and safety in mind


  • Dedicated one-on-one advisor
  • Local on-site coordinator


  • Comprehensive travel medical insurance
  • Mental Health First Aid-certified staff
  • 24/7 emergency travel assistance


  • Airport pickup
  • Pre-arrival and on-site orientation
  • 24/7 local support


  • Re-entry handbook and support
  • Assistance with resume updates
  • World Endeavors Alumni Network


When you feel safe and respected abroad, you will flourish. World Endeavors participants are transformed through enriching, rewarding and safe experiences around the world. We meticulously monitor travel recommendations and will only facilitate programs where we can ensure our participants’ safety. 

We take key steps to ensure our participants’ well-being, including providing a pre-trip success guide, 24/7 local support, in-country trained staff, pre and post-arrival orientation, comprehensive travel medical insurance, and Mental Health First Aid-certified staff. Please contact us if you have any specific questions or concerns.


In your spare time in Israel, there are numerous activities and experiences to enjoy. Here are some suggestions:

  • Explore Historic Sites: Visit iconic sites like the Western Wall and the Old City of Jerusalem, the ancient port city of Jaffa, and the archaeological ruins of Masada.
  • Visit Vibrant Markets: Explore bustling markets like Machane Yehuda in Jerusalem and Carmel Market in Tel Aviv, sampling local foods, spices, and handicrafts.
  • Experience the Dead Sea: Float in the unique waters of the Dead Sea and enjoy the therapeutic benefits of its mineral-rich mud.
  • Sample Israeli Cuisine: Indulge in a variety of dishes like falafel, hummus, shawarma, and freshly baked pita bread.

Recent Testimonials

SydneyIntern in Ireland

I didn't feel like I was an intern - I felt like a member of the staff!

EdenStudy in Spain

Honestly it was the best semester I’ve ever had. I met so many people and learned so many things. I found a new love for a different country. I would definitely recommend World Endeavors to anyone who wants a life-changing experience!

JenniferStudy in Spain

My advisor at World Endeavors was absolutely excellent! Her expertise and delightful people skills were exactly what sealed the deal, making World Endeavors my final decision for study abroad.

GwenStudy in Czech Republic

It was like a reset! I experienced a lot of growth as a person and it made me feel like I have my life together.

BridgetIntern in Czech Republic

I went into it having high expectations and everything was completely fulfilled. I learned a lot - it was amazing.

AliciaStudy in Thailand

I have to say that what I remember, as much as Thailand's delicious colors and flavours, are the people I crossed paths with – the other students who became such good friends, and the local Thais who showed me such kindness. And of course the food. I still dream of the food.

WhitneyIntern in Costa Rica

Absolutely amazing. I learned so many new things I had never learned before and I'm still in touch with my host family.

Israel FAQs

When was Israel founded?

Israel was officially founded on May 14, 1948, when David Ben-Gurion, the head of the Jewish Agency, declared the establishment of the state of Israel, marking the end of British rule in the region and the culmination of efforts to establish a Jewish homeland.

Is Israel safe?

Israel can be safe for travelers, but its complex security requires vigilance. Follow local guidance, stay informed through reliable sources, and heed travel advisories.

What is the capital of Israel?

The capital of Israel is Jerusalem.

How big is Israel?

Israel covers an area of approximately 20,770 square kilometers (8,020 square miles).

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How to apply

You’ve decided to go abroad – amazing! Applying for your World Endeavors program is easy and stress-free. We can’t wait to get you on your way!


Research and compare. If you can’t decide on a program, we can guide you toward the best fit.


Fill out our online application form to share all your relevant details with our team.


Receive your official acceptance and enroll. We’ll give you all the info you need to get ready!


You’ve researched, planned and saved. Now you’re ready. It’s time to PUT YOURSELF OUT THERE!