Get a head start with a full Gap Year experience

Finished/finishing undergrad and looking to take one year to build your resume before starting med school?

Join our Gap Year!

Oct 24, 2022 – May 22, 2023.

Build your career

Explore israel

uncover jewish wisdom

In partnership with

Masa gap year

Build your career

Explore Israel

Uncover Jewish wisdom

Forget Gap Year, think whole year

Olami JHealth has partnered with jInternship, leading medical hospitals, research centers across Israel, and a team of medical professionals to provide medical gap-year students opportunities to expand their medical horizons, create new opportunities and meet medical leaders in their fields. While you’re deepening your professional knowledge, you will be offered the opportunity to explore Israel and medical Jewish wisdom.  

Why take a gap year?

Travel and grow your resume.

Access outstanding internships

Intern at top Israel medical facilities including Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital, Shaare Zedek hospital, Ministry of Health, Hebrew University and Clalit

Work on a research project

Join a team and work on a research project under the Israel Ministry of Health

Be matched with a mentor

Let us find your perfect mentor and get professional advice and guidance from a leader in the medical field

Network with medical professionals

Make connections with top medical professionals and peers

Sample weekly itinerary

Subject to change.

JHealth Gap Year
JHealth Gap Year
JHealth Gap Year

Learn from outstanding mentors and speakers

Rabbi Professor Avraham Steinberg
Associate Clinical Professor of Medical Ethics at the Hebrew University–Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem 

Rabbi Dr. Edward Reichman
Professor of Emergency Medicine and Professor in the Division of Education and Bioethics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Rabbi Dr. Akiva Tatz
Physician and world-renowned expert in Jewish medical ethics

Dr. Deena Zimmerman
Medical Advisor to the Jerusalem Breastfeeding Center

Dr. Tzvi Wilbur
Director of the Horizon Track in Jewish Medical Ethics in Technion American Medical School Program.

And more…

A holistic year

Feb-May 50%
June-Oct 50%


The program will run Oct 24, 2022 – May 22, 2023.

The group will be staying in beautiful, new apartments in central Jerusalem, close to medical centers, shopping and nightlife.

The cost is $6,900 (MASA grants available to further reduce price), including accomodation, insurance, public transport in your city and some food.

  • $500 non-refundable deposit due upon registration. This amount goes towards the program fee.
  • March 1: $1600 due (25% of fee.) – refundable.
  • April 1: $1600 due (50% of fee.) – refundable.
  • June 1: $1600 due (75% of fee.) – non-refundable at this point, unless there is a medical need or if the program is canceled due to COVID.
  • Aug 1: $1600 due (100% of fee. Full payment due.) – refundable only if the program is canceled due to COVID.

During your free time in the evenings and weekends, you’ll have the opportunity to tour around Israel, experience hospitality from Israeli families and more.

Please contact our team if you have any questions! Click here or email

About us

Olami JHealth is a campus-based professional community with dozens of chapters across North America. Join us and connect with like-minded students, develop your leadership abilities and meet with mentors and stand-out personalities from the health field from across the country.