Gesharim means bridges. We are here to bridge gaps, providing a framework for young jews to connect to each other, to the land of Israel and it's vibrant society while they explore their heritage and discover the beauty of Judaism.
“We don’t only hear “keep Torah” and that’s it. We hear deep philosophical reasons behind every tradition.”
"Studying abroad isn't easy. Meeting Rabbi Yaakov helped the transition tremendously. The highlight of my year was the heritage trip to Prague… Praying in the Old -New Synagogue was an amazing experience. Thank you so much for everything!"
San Francisco CA, United States
“I was very lucky to meet the Gesharim community where I heard wonderful lectures and I enjoyed helping cook food for Shabbat.”
Sao Paulo, Brazil
“Gesharim dorms program allows me to continue studying at Hebrew University towards my degree as well as develop and strengthen myself spiritually.