What is the Ben-Gurion Fellowship?

An opportunity for exceptional RootOne alumni to study the great ideas and heroic figures of Jewish and Zionist history in a one-year sequence of online seminars and a two-week immersive summer program at Yale.

Part I: Online Masterclass

A 20-session discussion-based seminar on Zionist thought and Israeli history. The first semester begins February 2022.

Part II: Two-Week Summer Program at Yale

An immersive residential summer program on Jewish, Zionist, and American ideas. Choose between:

Session I: June 27–July 7, 2022
Session II: July 25–August 4, 2022


Current 10th and 11th graders


$1,000 (scholarships available)

Application Deadline:

January 31, 2022

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