Initial Application Form

UJIA Israel Experience



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This form must be completed only by a Parent/Legal Guardian of the Applicant

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Programme Participant Details
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Program Participant Contact Details
Participant Address Information

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Parent/Guardian #1 Contact Details
I confirm
This is the email address and phone number that will be the main point of contact for the Youth Movement/Organisation. It should be the email address and phone number of the Parent/Guardian who will be contactable throughout the year and during Israel Tour
Parent/Guardian #2 Contact Details
I confirm

This is for research and programme management purposes. Your Youth Movement/Organisation may contact your school or synagogue for a personal reference. Some Youth Movements may prioritise places for members of specific synagogues/streams of Judaism. For more information, please contact your Youth Movement/Organisation directly.

This is for research and programme management purposes. Your Youth Movement/Organisation may contact your school or shul for a personal reference. 

CTeen or Chabad Affiliation
Please Note: CTeen tour participants are expected to be or become members or affiliates of a CTeen or Chabad branch.
School & Synagogue

Previous Camp or Extra Curricular Programme Recommendation
Hazon - School & Shul

The Applicant's preferred Stream of Judaism

Bnei Akiva and Mizrachi UK Machane Yehudi
Flight Deviation
Bnei Akiva Israel Machane
To go on Bnei Akiva Israel Machane you must pay mas chaver (membership).  
Please note the membership cost will be added to your deposit payment.
FZY - Donation 

The Friends of FZY was established in the 1970s to support FZY and its programmes. It is a network of FZY alumni and supporters, and provides financial assistance and bursaries to FZY's members to ensure they're able to explore their Jewish identities and their relationship with Israel, regardless of their circumstances.

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You can choose between our Chayeinu and Artzeinu tracks to personalise your experience in Israel. Whether you like culture and society or prefer the great outdoors - you have the opportunity to pick the track best suited to you!

On Chayeinu you will experience the culture and society of Israeli life

On Artzeinu you will experience the history and geography of the land of Israel

For more details on each track please go to and have a look at our brochure!


We will endeavour to give applicants their preferred option however we can make no guarantees.

Please have in mind your friend choices when selecting your preferred track.

UJIA Financial Assistance

UJIA Israel Experience and the Youth Movements/Organisations who run Israel Tour are committed to financial inclusion wherever possible, and offer the opportunity to apply for bursaries and payment by instalments for families who are unable to meet the costs of the Programme or require more time to pay.
The deadline for applications is Monday, January 30th 2023 (unless otherwise directed by your Youth Movement/Organisation - please check the relevant literature). However, we strongly recommend that anyone looking to apply for financial assistance should complete the form and submit it as soon as possible. We deal with applications on a first come, first served basis, therefore if you do not apply before the deadline, we cannot guarantee that there will be funds available. You can also contact your Youth Movement/Organisation directly for more information.
Terms and Conditions of this Submission

Next Steps


Completion of Initial Application Form and Full Application Form does not constitute a booking, rather it is an application.


The Youth Movement/Organisation will review your application and assess it in line with their selection and criteria policies. You will hear from them directly in due course as to whether you are invited to further your application by completing “Form 2” which has detailed questions regarding the Applicant’s background and needs (i.e., medical, welfare etc).


You will be required to complete “Full Application Form” of the Programme by the deadline specified by the Youth Movement/Organisation.


If you fail to complete “Full Application Form”, or fail to provide subsequent information requested of you, and/or fail to pay the balance as required, the Organisers reserve the right to cancel your Application and it will be considered that you have cancelled your Application and you will be liable under the terms of the Cancellation Policy.


Financial Assistance


Financial Assistance is available through UJIA and your Youth Movement/Organisation and is awarded jointly as a combined offer through your Youth Movement/Organisation. Applications are made using the online financial assistance application form which you will receive when being invited to complete “Full Application Form" and/or request from your Youth Movement/Organisation.


The deadline for financial assistance applications is Monday, January 30th 2023 (unless otherwise directed by your Youth Movement/Organisation – please check the relevant literature).


If you apply for financial assistance and are unsuccessful in achieving the funding you require for a place on the Programme, and subsequently cancel your application, you will be entitled to a full refund of any payment made.


Privacy Policy


By submitting this form, the Applicant or Parent/Guardian (if Applicant is under 18) consents to and agrees that the Applicant’s personal data including medical data may be processed and shared in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) for the following purposes:

• In the case of emergencies, disclosed to third parties (including emergency services, aircraft assistants, medical teams and governmental or regulatory bodies in the UK, Europe and/or Israel (e.g. UK Foreign Office or equivalent body));

• For dealing with any legal matters which may occur (e.g. sharing information with lawyers and insurance companies);

• For the provisioning of insurance cover in respect of the Programme to the insurance company either in the UK, Europe or Israel;

• To assess the Applicant's suitability for the Programme and the activities it entails;

• By The Organisers, UJIA and Reshet, the Network for Jewish Youth Provision, in relation to medical or welfare support if required;

• For general administration of the Programme including flights and billing for example;

• To conduct anonymised statistical research using elements of the Applicant’s data such as demographic data for the purposes of research and improving the programmes for the future;

• In assisting UJIA Israel Experience crisis management team that are on standby to deal with any issues that may arise whilst the Participant is participating in the Programme;

•For any other safeguarding, medical or legal issue that The Organisers deem to be reasonable. 


With specific regard to religious information, The Organisers may process and share the religious information provided by the Applicant in the Application Form for the purposes of: 


• Placing the Applicant in suitable accommodation.

• Anonymised statistical research. 

• Any other social or welfare issues that The Organisers deem to be reasonable.


In accordance with the GDPR, all data is stored on secure servers, and we maintain a strict access policy on a needs-only basis. UJIA Israel Experience, UJIA and the Youth Movement/Organisation are joint Data Owners and of the data submitted for the Programme. The Organisers are joint Data Controllers of the data submitted for the Programme. You have the right to request information we hold about you. If you wish to make an enquiry, please contact the Data Controller at either UJIA or the Youth Movement/Organisation via the general enquiries contact information.




By submitting this form, the Applicant or Parent/Guardian (if Applicant is under 18) confirms that they have read the information in the Frequently Asked Questions and agree to the cancellation policy found within the Frequently Asked Questions

FZY Membership Terms & Conditions
By submitting this application, membership with the Federation of Zionist Youth UK will be created as per its Rules relating to FZY Membership and Veida. A member of the Federation of Zionist Youth UK should subscribe to FZY’s Objects as outlined in its Articles of Association and written below. 
(1) The vision statement of FZY is “Am Yisrael chai b’shalom b’Medinat Yisrael k’Am Me’uchad ve cmo Or LaGoyim”; “The Jewish People living in peace in the State of Israel as One People and as a Light Unto the Nations”.
(2) This mission, aims and objectives (“the Objects”) of FZY are to inspire and educate all Jewish Youth with whom FZY comes into contact to take part in the future of the Jewish people, and its ultimate expression in the state of Israel.”
(3) The Objects of FZY will follow the aims of Zionism as laid down in the Jerusalem Programme by the World Zionist Congress in 2004:
i. The unity of the Jewish people, its bond to its historic homeland Eretz Yisrael, and the centrality of the State of Israel and Jerusalem, its capital, in the life of the nation.
ii. Aliyah to Israel from all countries and the effective integration of all immigrants into Israeli Society.
iii. Strengthening Israel as a Jewish, Zionist and democratic state and shaping it as an exemplary society with a unique moral and spiritual character, marked by mutual respect for the multi-faceted Jewish people, rooted in the vision of the prophets, striving for peace and contributing to the betterment of the world.
iv. Ensuring the future and the distinctiveness of the Jewish people by furthering Jewish, Hebrew and Zionist education, fostering spiritual and cultural values and teaching Hebrew as the national language.
v. Nurturing mutual Jewish responsibility, defending the rights of Jews as individuals and as a nation, representing the national Zionist interests of the Jewish people, and struggling against all manifestations of anti-Semitism;
vi. Settling the country as an expression of practical Zionism.
(4) In order to propagate this programme amongst Jewish youth and organise them towards its fulfilment and implementation, FZY shall:
i. Acquaint the FZY Members with Israel, its achievements and problems.
ii. Educate and lead them towards Aliyah Nimshechet (Making Aliyah and working to improve the land).
iii. Engage participants in acts of Tzedakah (charity).
iv. Facilitate the study and understanding of Jewish and Israeli culture (Tarbut), in particular the Jewish religion, Jewish history, Jewish literature, Ivrit and all other matters appertaining to the Jewish People.
v. Work for the spiritual strengthening of the world Jewish Community.
vi. Encourage them to be the shield (Magen) of Israel and the Jewish people.
(5) FZY shall be guided by the following principles:
i. Hadracha (Instruction): FZY is committed to creating the next generation of Jewish leaders through informal learning structures. FZY enshrines the principle of dugma ishit (leading by example) as the engine of hadracha, and as a means of developing Jewish identity and achieving Jewish potential. 
ii. Ha’atsama (Empowerment): FZY believed that young people working together have the potential to change the world, and strive to empower young people into positions of responsibility through democratic channels.
iii. Am Me’uchad (Jewish Peoplehood): FZY strives to create an inclusive environment based on mutual respect and shared ideology, whilst allowing space for ‘argument for the sake of heaven’ through pluralism and tolerance of diversity and upholding democracy and freedom of speech. 
iv. Kehilla (Community): FZY believes ‘Kol Yisrael Arevim Zeh la Zeh’ (all Israel are responsible for one another), expressed as mutual Jewish responsibility. FZY believes whole-heartedly in working within the Jewish Community, in concert with other youth movements in the United Kingdom and in Israel. 
v. Hachshara (Self-development): FZY wants to create moral, committed FZY Members who care about the future of the Jewish people, Israel and the wider world; and help develop individuals towards the realisation of their potential.
vi. Ha’aracha (Long-Term Evaluation): FZY ensures the long-term progress of our movement through sound evaluation and a process of continuous reflection and change. This forms part of our culture of constructive feedback.
I have read, agree with and subscribe to the Objects of the Federation of Zionist Youth UK as outlined in their Articles of Association. Furthermore, I accept membership to the Federation of Zionist Youth UK based on their Rules relating to FZY Membership and Veida. 



We are aware that a number of parents/guardians have had issues processing their deposit payments. Whilst we work on the issue, you can submit this form without making a deposit payment and your Youth Movement or Organisation will contact you after your application has been received to take a deposit. 

Please be aware that to proceed to the next stage in your application you will be required to make a deposit payment. Your initial application will not proceed further until this payment is made. 
In the event of the Programme being oversubscribed and/or your Application not being accepted, your deposit will be refunded. For all price information please refer to the relevant marketing material from your Youth Movement or Organisation.

In order to process your Application, we require payment of a deposit. In the event of the Programme being oversubscribed and/or your Application not being accepted, your deposit will be refunded.

If you intend to apply for Financial Assistance, you still need to pay a deposit now.

Payment Information
Please add an additional £53 for Mas Chaver (membership) for 5778 which runs from September 2017 – August 2018 to the price of the deposit, if you have not paid this already).

If you intend to apply for Financial Assistance, you still need to pay a deposit now. Those applying for Financial Assistance can pay a reduced deposit at this stage. We require a minimum deposit payment of £100 to process this application.

In the event that your Financial Assistance application is not successful, and you are unable to proceed, your deposit will be refunded in full.

If you are unable to pay the full deposit at this stage, please contact youth Youth Movement/Organisation directly to discuss.
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