Israel Guidance

Spending a year in Israel after graduation studying at a yeshiva or seminary strengthens the bond our graduates have with the State of Israel and a committed Torah  lifestyle. It is an important transition year from the highly-structured high school  life to the independence of the college experience. Colleges also encourage the gap year abroad, realizing that they will get a more well-rounded, mature student.


Our Israel Guidance Counselors visit the seminaries and yeshivot in Israel every year to keep current with the many options that are available to our graduates.  Representatives from approximately 40 Israel schools visit KYHS each year. The Israel Guidance staff meets with families individually to identify the most appropriate school for each student.


For questions about Israel study for young women, please contact Mrs. Lysee Stein at [email protected]. For questions about Israel study for young men, please contact Rabbi Avi Hochman at [email protected].


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Recent Male Graduates have attended these Yeshivot and Programs
Derech Etz Chaim
Israel XP at Bar Ilan University
Mechinat Otzem
Shalom Hartman Institute Hevruta Gap Year Program
Tochnit Shalem
Yeshivat Ashreinu
Yeshivat Birkat Moshe
Yeshivat Chachmei Yerushalayim
Yeshivat Eretz Hatzvi
Yeshivat Hakotel
Yeshivat Har Etzion
Yeshivat Lev Aharon 
Yeshivat Lev Hatorah
Yeshivat Netiv Aryeh
Yeshivat Orayta
Yeshivat Reishit
Yeshivat Shaalvim
Yeshivat Shaarei Mevaseret Zion
Yeshivat Torat Shraga
Yeshivat Torah V'avodah

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Recent Female Graduates have attended these Seminaries and Programs
Bnot Torah Institute
Israel XP at Bar Ilan University
Machon Maayan
Michlelet Mevaseret Yerushalayim
Midreshet Amit
Midreshet Ein Hanatziv
Midreshet Emunah V’omanut
Midreshet HaRova
Midreshet Lindenbaum
Midreshet Moriah
Midreshet Tehilla
Midreshet Torah v’Avodah
Midreshet Torat Chessed
Migdal Oz
Shaalvim for Women
Tomer Devorah