Additional Forms

All additional forms can be found in the Registration Portal. Please remember to fill out and upload the following documents:

  • Personal Profile (to be completed by the participant)
  • Passport Copy (must not expire before: August 26, 2018 )
  • Health Insurance Card (front and back)
  • Health History (to be completed by participant's parent or guardian)
  • Physician's Exam & Immunization Records (to be completed by participant's physician)
  • Photo

    Two Recommendations, completed by: 
            1. The Synagogue Rabbi or Education Director AND 
            2. A Middle School Principal or Teacher
    *A link will be provided to you to send to your selected Educators


Registration Timeline

Public School Letter – a brief letter describing the trip, specifically for Public School Principals and Teachers

Packing List

Israel Powerpoint

Forms to be Signed at the Participant & Parent Interview:

Financial Aid

The 2017 Financial Aid Application process is now closed. Families must already be registered for Ta'am Yisrael to apply for financial aid. Applicants will be notified by mid-December, following the meeting of the Scholarship Committee. If you have any issues with the application, please call the FACTS help line at 866-441-4637, 7AM-9PM Monday-Friday and Saturday 8AM-2PM.

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Jewish Education Grants
Interested in applying for a Jewish Education grant? Click HERE to access the Jewish Education Grants Application for Congregational and Supplementary Education for FY'18.

Exciting new professional development opportunities for early childhood educators.

Click on the flyer for more information and then click here to register.

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Join an Early Childhood Education Community of Practice!

Click HERE to read about four new offerings for 5778.

Education Award Winners

Claudine Guralnick and Buddy Schreiber received CFJE Jewish education awards at CFJE symposium, Thinking Together: Communal Conversations about Jewish Congregational and Early Childhood Education in Chicago.

Upcoming CFJE Events

Mark your calendars for these upcoming CFJE events .

Thinking Together: Communal Conversations

Register today for CFJE's Thinking Together: Communal Conversations about Jewish Congregational and Early Childhood Education in Chicago . Join local educators, clergy, stakeholders and lay leaders as we hear from national leaders in Jewish Education who will stimulate conversations around the latest national ideas and local challenges in Jewish Congregational and Early Childhood Education in Chicago! 

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Ta'am Yisrael

Ta'am Yisrael will take place February 12th-20th, 2017 and March 26th-April 3rd, 2017!