Live, Learn and Explore Israel for a Year Before College

Nativ is a challenging academic gap year program for Jewish high school graduates dedicated to creating and inspiring the Conservative Jewish leaders of tomorrow. Nativ, which means “path” in Hebrew, provides a unique opportunity to explore new directions on the journey to becoming a Jewish adult.

From September to May Nativ participants are immersed in the rich and diverse society of Israel, exploring the land and enjoying a fulfilling Conservative Jewish lifestyle.

Why Choose Nativ?

35 Years Building & maintaining a strong, established & trustworthy program
92% Believe that Nativ prepared them for life on their college campus.
1,700+ Bogrei Nativ (Alumni) of the Program
63% Feel that Nativ helped them make informed Jewish decisions

What Our Alumni Are Saying

“While on Nativ I found myself as a person within my group of friends. Became confident in who I was and came out of my shell as I found my voice in a crowd. This is how Nativ College Leadership Program in Israel has impacted my life. It gave me a chance to be myself while learning leadership skills and qualities I still use today.”

Corey Bass, Nativ 27

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity