Maccabi Year of Service

Duration: November 2021 – August 2022 (nine months)

Cost: $12,000 (*before grants and scholarships) Program cost includes: housing, food, insurance, trips, transportation, monthly stipend, Ulpan, a guide (Madrich), and program coordinator.

Location: Ramat Gan/Tel Aviv, Israel

Spend a year volunteering and helping the Maccabi World Union prepare for the 2022 Maccabiah Games!

Spanning five continents and over 70 countries, Maccabi World Union is the only international, Jewish organization with a focus on connection through sports. Boasting half a million members, with almost 90% under 40, MWU offers Jewish Emerging Adults a one of a kind alumni network and lifelong community around the world.

In addition to volunteering, participants will take part in regular excursions, seminars, and joint programming with BBYO’s sister movement Maccabi Tzair.

Each participant will participate in four streams on volunteering:

  1. Maccabiah 2022
  2. Maccabi Sport Unions & Sport Clubs - with Maccabi Israel
  3. Maccabi Tzair Israel - BBYO’s sister movement in Israel
  4. Volunteering with a sports based or educational organization

Participants will also study Hebrew at Ulpan Gordon 2-3 days a week in an official Ministry of Absorption program, accredited by the Ministry of Education.

For more information please contact Dana Berger at

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