Program Overview

Yalla Mishwar is designed for internationals who wish to be immersed in a challenging and enriching international experience in countries of amazing and exciting contrasts which happens also to be fantastic places to spend your summer.

Led by an outstanding and experienced team, participants benefit from guided educational tours and cultural immersing opportunities while being given time to enjoy the beauty of this place.
The four week program, May 19- June 17, 2017, offers exclusive guided site visits and excursions, facts explorations, cultural courses and a series of lectures on a wide variety of subjects relating to history, culture, Arabic language, music, dance and arts, craftsmanship and cuisine.

Location

Yalla Mishwar is set in four of the world’s most unique and inspiring settings, Palestine & Israel, the cradle of monotheistic religions, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and Egypt, the gift of the Nile that has one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

  •  All applicants, irrespective of nationality, are eligible to be considered for the program.
  •  Applicants must be over 18 years of age.
  •  Language of program is English 

Housing & Meals

The Yalla Mishwar program provides hotel accommodation and homestays during the program. All final housing placements are announced on site during orientation.


Hotel Accommodation

All meals are included in the program fee. Other snacks are the responsibility of the participant. Participants are housed in double rooms. Laundry facilities are available in the hotel. High speed Internet access is provided. 

Homestay

There’s no better way to immerse yourself in the culture than by living with a local family. With single and group homestay options you’ll get a unique look at local life, eating traditional meals, taking part in traditional customs, and forming relationships that endure long after your program has ended. Accommodations are comfortable, but some may be smaller or more crowded than one might be accustomed to. The homestay families vary, but generally have traditional family structures. Many have hosted internationals before. Homestay families host more than one participant, and they have their own room. Laundry facilities are available. Families provide two meals daily.

Orientations

A mandatory orientation in Bethlehem takes place upon arrival prior to the beginning of program. The orientation introduces you to the country and the culture, as well as provides practical information about living in Bethlehem. 

Internet

Free Wi-Fi is available.