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What is TEN

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TEN of the Jewish Agency has a network of volunteering centers around the world hosting active Jewish 18-28 years old who are interested in being the change they wish to see in the world. TEN has volunteer centers in Uganda, Ghana, South Africa, Ethiopia, Mexico, Cambodia and Israel. TEN participants live focusing on tikkun olam.

 

We bring together young Jewish adults from all over the world, in a program that combines ethical sustainable volunteer work with local communities & service-learning in the fields of international development, culture, identity, & Jewish activism.

 

Our center in Israel is located in the beautiful forest of Kibbutz Harduf in the Galilee and is part of the Masa Israel Journey programs. Our volunteers are from around the world, together with a core of "Shinshinim" Israeli participants before their army service, volunteer, travel & study for 5, 7 or 10 months in the middle of nature. Having Israeli Shinshinim on the program is a unique opportunity for Masa participants to live with Israelis their age, work with them shoulder to shoulder & get to know Israel through their eyes as well.

Upcoming sessions
February 7th, 2024 to June 27th, 2024
September 3rd, 2024 to January 23rd, 2025

Choose your preferred TEN plan

The classic TEN plan at Kibbutz Harduf offers you a 5-month experience. The various plans offer you an extended international volunteering experience and an opportunity to internship and boost your career - to make the most of your Gap Year!

COST: $5,650

Classic Plan

5 MONTHS 

Spend 5 months in Israel

volunteering, traveling and

studying within a diverse

community in the Galilee!

Global Plan
7 MONTHS

Spend 5 months in Israel

plus 2 months volunteering in one of our many centers abroad!

COST: $7,150

COST: $8,650

Dual Plan
10 MONTHS

Spend 10 months on Kibbutz Harduf,

volunteering with children,

youth, the special needs

community and more!

Kibbutz Experience
10 MONTHS

Spend 5 months on Kibbutz Harduf + 5 months on Kibbutz Ulpan program! 

COST: $11,800

Tailored Experience
5-10 MONTHS

Spend 5 months on Kibbutz Harduf + 1to 5 months in Tel Aviv where you can intern, volunteer and more!

COST: varies

Contact us to check your eligibility for a generous Masa grant!

TEN in Kibbutz Harduf, Galilee

Live within a diverse community in the Galilee:

  • Teach English and life skills in Arab elementary schools

  • Work at a rehabilitative community for adults with special needs

  • Work with at-risk youth

  • Work in the organic agricultural fields

  • Theater project in English, Hebrew & Arabic

  • Ecological planning & construction 

Learn more about TEN in Harduf

Be The Change - Contact Us

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More options and flexibility

Wish to extend your stay in Israel? With Maslool you can stay up to 10 months and enjoy an increased Masa grant! You can combine TEN with an additional stay in Tel Aviv or elsewhere. Choose to intern, volunteer​, learn Hebrew and much more! Simply contact us we we will build a program according to your needs.

Volunteer Testimonial

"Living on a kibbutz was very good, it felt special, peaceful & communal. I enjoyed the work in Beit Elisha, a special needs centers for adults and the school in particular. I learnt how to communicate beyond language barriers and support people better. I believe this experience has giving me more trust in my own capability in a
work environment." - Julia 19, Germany

"I wanted to connect more with my Jewish identity. I LOVED living in a desert, I liked how different it wasfrom my environment in Florida. Mitzpe is very interesting and diverse. I love the hippie vibes here. I enjoyed gardening the most and there is lots of things I will take back from my experience!" - Katherine 27, Florida

"The program was a good fit for me; I had a much needed break from school and manyenjoyable volunteering experiences. The free weekend in Eilat was awesome I camped on the beach in Eilat and visited the underwater observatory there. The educational curriculum was very informative. I improved my Hebrew  and Arabic. The Jewish classes were thought-provoking!" - Yehuda, 18, Ohio

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