The Joint Council of Mechinot offers a unique gap year program for high school graduates from Jewish communities around the world within the framework of MASA (an initiative of the Jewish Agency for Israel and the Government of Israel, which offers half-year and full year programs for high school graduates students and young adults.)
Twenty years ago, under the impact of the shock that gripped the Israeli public following the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, a group of educational leaders decided to establish educational frameworks aimed at producing ethical social leadership that would lead significant change in Israeli society.
Yachad offers you the ultimate immersion experience in Israel, because Yachad gives you the chance to participate in Israeli mechina programs. You'll live, study, volunteer and explore Israel with Israeli peers your own age. With Yachad, you're not a tourist – you're a part of Israel in every way.
Yachad offers you a broad range of Israeli mechina programs to give you the ultimate Israel immersion experience. Browse through the different options, and don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. Once you know which mechina is right for you, fill out our registration form to get started on your way to Israel!