Rehovot

Located just south of Tel Aviv and close to the Mediterranean Coast, in Rehovot you’ll experience the authentic charm of communal life in Israel.

ABOUT THE LOCATION

Rehovot is a thriving Israeli city that attracts students and young adults on account of its prestigious academic institutions and its proximity to Tel Aviv . You’ll enjoy its tree-lined streets and open air shopping at the shuk (market) where you can buy fresh produce, or spend time at the Bilu Center, one of the largest shopping centers in Israel.

As a city of science, Rehovot embodies the pioneering, can-do spirit of modern Israel. Most notably, Rehovot is famous for the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel’s leading science academy. Weitzmann hosts multiple Nobel Prize winners and has produced a steady stream of world-changing discoveries over the past half century.

As a community, Rehovot is home to a large Ethiopian community and many Russian immigrants. This diversity makes Rehovot an ideal site for meaningful social work and a great place to truly experience the full color of life in Israel.


WHERE IT’S LOCATED

Rehovot is just 12 miles south of Tel Aviv, and is easily accessible by trains and buses to destinations throughout Israel. For a change of pace, Palmachim Beach on the Mediterranean coast likes just to the west of Rehovot.


ACCOMMODATIONS

Enjoy our centrally located apartments with opportunities to share a room with 1-2 participants or have your own space.

  • Air conditioning, plus heat/space heaters
  • Wifi & Cable TV
  • Fully furnished apartments and fully appointed kitchen
  • All linens, plus a washing machine

AT-A-GLANCE

POPULATION: 148,000

KNOWN FOR: Home to Israel’s premiere science academy

FUN FACT: Although small in scale, the city is home to one of Israel’s biggest malls

WHAT’S IN A NAME: Modern Rehovot was founded by Polish Jewish immigrants in the 1890’s and is named after the Biblical city of Rehovot.


LOCATION IN ISRAEL


PROGRAMS

ISRAEL TEACHING FELLOWS
AGES 21-30 | 10 MONTHS

Teach English on this highly rewarding program with a generous stipend. You’ll pick-up new skills and connect with Israeli society in meaningful ways.

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