Stand Program FAQ

How much does the Stand Program cost?

The Stand program costs $2400 USD. This includes your housing, teachings and all Stand related trips. All program costs must be paid upon arrival. We recommend raising an additional $600-$1000 for daily life expenses over 3 months (food, cell phone minutes, bus passes etc..).

Do you provide Housing?

Succat Hallel offers shared housing for accepted applicants. You and the other interns will live together in community, sharing rooms and bunks.

What are the dates of the Stand Program?

We have intakes for our volunteer program 2 times a year: March 15th, and September 15th

Will I be able to enter into Israel?

Three-month tourist visas are given free to US, EU, UK, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia and Canadian citizens without prior application, when they enter Israel and show passports that are valid for at least 9 months before the time of arrival. If you live in another country please check the regulations for entry into Israel.

Do I need health insurance?

Yes. Each applicant must provide his or her own health insurance coverage. Neither Succat Hallel or the Stand program will be able to cover hospitalization and/or visits to the doctor. Ask your travel agent about travel insurance that will fully cover you while you are here. If you require prescription medication (or even non-prescription medication) we recommend you bring a sufficient supply with you to cover your stay.

Are there rules of conduct?

Succat Hallel acknowledges our call to live worthy of the Lord. We understand that the imposition of external “rules of conduct” is not an ideal to motivate people to holiness. Our motivations for holiness are love for Jesus and people, not the pressure of imposed rules.

However, in the spirit of Galatians 3:21-23, we recognize the need for standards set in place until the character of Christ is formed in us as articulated in the Sermon on the Mount (Matt. 5-7). We ask all interns to live counter to the prevailing immorality of our society by not
participating in or condoning sexual activity outside of marriage and to refrain from, illegal drugs, tobacco and gambling.

What will the weather be like?

Jerusalem is very hot and dry in the summer months – from May to September (however, because it will be cooler in the evenings, you will need a sweater). Still, it can get quite cold (and rainy) during the winter months – December to April. The temperature rarely drops below freezing in Jerusalem but winter clothing will be needed if you will be here in the winter.

What will the weather be like?

Jerusalem is very hot and dry in the summer months – from May to September (however, because it will be cooler in the evenings, you will need a sweater). Still, it can get quite cold (and rainy) during the winter months – December to April. The temperature rarely drops below freezing in Jerusalem but winter clothing will be needed if you will be here in the winter.

 

We look forward to receiving your application!

Blessings and Shalom