Choose our 8-week or 18-week sessions during the academic year or our 6-week summer session. Some sessions also include the opportunity to visit Poland to study the Holocaust as part of the AMHSI experience. The key component of AMHSI is our core curr
- Jerusalem, Israel
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- High School
- Academic Year, Fall Semester, Rolling Starts, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter Semester, Year Round
- Program Description:
- Alexander Muss High School in Israel (AMHSI), is a pluralistic, college-prep, international study abroad program for high school students where the land of Israel is a living classroom.
Students study the core curriculum, taught by our renowned Israel core educators, as they explore 4,000 years of Jewish and Israel history by climbing Masada with the Romans, fighting the Crusaders at Belvoir, or hearing the mystics at Tzfat. Students also continue with their general studies courses in small classes with our e?xperienced teachers during our academic year sessions.
Based at our Hod HaSharon campus, students live a college campus-like lifestyle where they enjoy independence within a structured system supported by professional staff and dedicated counselors. Students develop lifelong learning and leadership skills and form strong friendships that last a lifetime within our diverse student body.
Since 1972, over 23,000 students from North America and worldwide have cemented deep-rooted connections to Israel and the Jewish people through AMHSI. Our bold vision aspires to transform tomorrow’s generation today by building the future of Jewish leadership. The impact of the Alexander Muss High School in Israel is reflected in our alumni’s ongoing commitment to Israel and to Jewish life.
Choose our 8-week or 18-week sessions during the academic year or our 6-week summer session. Some sessions also include the opportunity to visit Poland to study the Holocaust as part of the AMHSI experience. The key component of AMHSI is our core curriculum, taught by our renowned Israel core educators, who combine formal classroom study with visits to the sites in which the history took place. Students who attend our academic year sessions can also continue with their general studies courses with individually-designed scheudles that will allow students to effortlessly return to their home schools following the session's end. AMHSI is the only fully-accredited, English-language program for high school students in Israel. The school is accredited through the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. You can earn high school credits and eligible students can also receive up to 6 transferable college credits from the University of Miami. Students can also choose unique elective courses such as urban horticulture and introduciton to radio. Learn in a classroom without walls. Live 4,000 years of history. Love an adventure unlike any other. Grow in ways you could not have imagined. Build life long friendships.
94% of alumni rated the AMHSI program as one of the most influential educational programs in their lives! The AMHSI program is more than just a vacation or a tour – it is the opportunity for students to gain independence and learn how to live away from home – living with roommates, managing school assignments, free time, budgeting spending money – it is a lot like college and serves as a great transitional preparatory experience.
- Setting Description:
- AMHSI is located in a small suburban residential community called Hod HaSharon. Affectionately known as "the Hod", it is approximately 1 hour from Jerusalem and half an hour from the Tel Aviv metropolis. It is a lovely and secure neighborhood, within walking distance from cafés, restaurants, and shops of all varieties. Friendly and inviting, diverse and textured, Hod HaSharon affords students the opportunity for informal, everyday interactions with the local community. AMHSI's beautiful campus is a private section located within the Mosenson Youth Village, an international facility that educates Israeli students and is also a boarding school for students from around the world including the former Soviet Union, Germany, France, Hungary, Ethiopia, and others. While AMHSI has its own dormitories and academic facilities, the relationship with Mosenson enables informal peer-interaction amongst our students. The AMHSI campus consists of: • Administrative and academic classroom buildings