Tivnu’s unique approach to hands-on social justice engagement includes creating a community living together, discovering the Pacific Northwest, and deepening the bond between Judaism and justice with Portland’s cutting edge grassroots organizations. It’s how you meet the nine-month challenge of the Tivnu Gap Year: with 36 weeks of amazing accomplishments.
You’ll make each week your own, and find the things that motivate and inspire you. Or, as Ben (T2, 2015-16) said, “Tivnu has opened my eyes to new things I would never have thought possible!”
A Snapshot of your Year with Tivnu
On the Tivnu Gap Year, stepping away from the school-exam-college conveyor belt means stepping up for justice, stepping out for adventure, and stepping into a whole world of possibilities.
2020-2021 Important Dates:
Arrive in Portland: Sep 1, 2020
Winter Break: Dec 13, 2020 – Jan 12, 2021
Passover Break: Mar 25 – Apr 5, 2021
Depart for Home: May 20, 2021
2021-2022 Important Dates:
Arrive in Portland: Aug 31, 2021
Winter Break: Dec 14, 2021 – Jan 11, 2022
Passover Break: Apr 14 – Apr 24, 2022
Depart for Home: May 19, 2022
Check out a full year’s worth of experiences, with one second from each amazing day! Compliments of Tivnu alumna, Aliza (T5, 2018-19).