Israel Trip

Four Weeks in Israel!

Together with your camp and West Coast friends, you can create and be part of an immersive traveling Jewish community. The Israel program is a unique and challenging four week summer experience created for teens who seek a meaningful and exciting journey to Israel filled with amazing memories and friendships that will last a lifetime. After a summer of traveling, touring, hiking, climbing, exploring, and discovering, you will return home with endless personal accomplishments, meaningful memories, and stories you'll never forget. You may know this trip as the “NFTY in Israel” program; it is the same program, just rebranded to be called “Yalla! Israel. Click HERE for more information or you can contact Jonah Phillips ( 

Visit the Yalla! Israel website to register

Scholarship Information

INCENTIVE GRANTS OF UP TO $3250 ARE AVAILABLE! Instructions on how to apply for scholarship and vouchers will be provided after families register for the Israel program. Click HERE for more information on financial assistance. In addition, ask your Rabbi, local Jewish Community Federation or our office about scholarship assistance or other resources they know of for our Israel trip.

Several different kinds of financial aid are available, depending on where you live. Below is a breakdown of the different scholarships and who they are for.

  • $250 - NFTY In Israel Gift Certificate
    To anyone who became a Bar/Bat Mitzvah at a Reform congregation please scan or take a photo of your certificate and email to
  • Financial aid available through Wilshire Boulevard Temple Camps
    Please download the form, fill it out, and return to Doug Lynn at:
    Wilshire Boulevard Temple Camps
    3663 Wilshire Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90010
    Include a copy of your most recent tax return. Form and financials are due by February 15, and we anticipate sending out decision letters by March 15.
  • The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles Grant Opportunities
    Due May 1, please click here for information about the various opportunities available.
  • Harold and Jeane Grossman Teen Israel Experience Scholarship
    Applicants must live in the surrounding Phoenix, AZ area. Click here for information.
  • Maximum of $1,000 - Passports to Jewish Life Award Program
    Through Jewish Federation & Family Services, Orange County. Applicants must live in Orange County and applications will be available by the middle of January. Contact Kathleen Mellon, Director, Community Planning & Development at