Dear Shnat Netzer Applicant,

We are excited that you are considering coming on Shnat Netzer in 2020 and welcome you to our application process.

Shnat Netzer is the Reform and Progressive movement gap year Israel program that combines leadership development, personal growth and social action. As an international program that welcomes participants from Australia, United Kingdom, Europe, North America and beyond, Shnat Netzer in 2020 will broaden your horizons with new friends, new encounters, and new ways to discover Judaism and Israel.

Shnat Netzer is affiliated with the World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ), the global network of Reform and Progressive Jews, and MASA Israel Journey, a leading Israel program organization supported by the Jewish Agency for Israel with the Israeli Government.


Let’s get started!


Our application has 7 sections:

Section 1: Personal Details & Background Information (To be completed online)

Section 2: Personal Essay  (To write and upload)

Section 3: Code of Conduct (To download, sign and upload)

Section 4: Medical Examination Form (To download, complete with your Doctor and upload)

Section 5: References (To download, and have your letters send back to us by email or post)

Section 6: Statement of Participation (To download, sign and upload)

Section 7: MASA Registration (For program grants and scholarships)


We recommend collecting all your information before beginning the online process. You will be able to save and return to your application.


After completing the application, we will be in touch with you to set up an online interview and take things from there.


Please note: you must complete all sections in their entirety; incomplete application will not be considered.


If you have any questions along the way, please contact Orit Shoshani, Shnat Netzer Director at or your local Netzer branch.



We wish you Behatzlacha! (Good luck)


Shnat Netzer


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