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

“During my year on Nativ I met some of the best friends that I will ever have. We spent our second semester in Yerucham volunteering, hiking, camping, cleaning, cooking, and having the time of our lives. Without Nativ, I wouldn’t be the person that I am today.”

Daniel Warshawsky

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