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What is TRY?

Tichon Ramah Yerushalayim (TRY) offers 10th, 11th, and 12th graders the opportunity to spend a semester or quarter living and learning in the land of Israel. TRY students will travel and hike all over the country, volunteer in community service, and enjoy many more encounters with Israelis from all walks of life. Read More...

Student Life & Welfare

The physical, mental, and emotional health of our students is always TRY's top priority. Students can look forward to a meaningful, fun, and safe experience on TRY, under the leadership of TRY's excellent staff, in spite of the challenges we will face due to COVID-19. Read More...

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Excellent Academic Experience

Academic standards on TRY are exceptionally high. The general studies curriculum includes a full range of courses in English, mathematics, science, history, foreign languages and physical education, for which. Read More...

Trips All Over Israel

TRYers experience every facet of the country in a fun, exciting and educational way. Among many other things, they hike up Masada and down the Ramon Crater, bike through the desert and barbecue on the beach. Read More...

Registration for TRY is now open!

Learn more about our high school in Israel and how you can spend an unforgettable semester with us in Jerusalem.


What is TRY all about? Watch as our alumni show you the country, tell you about their experiences, and describe how a semester in Israel with Tichon Ramah Yerushalayim changed their lives. Then apply, so you can change yours!

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Humans of Yerushalayim

This year, inspired by Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York (HONY) project, TRY students interviewed and photographed dozens of Jerusalemites, with the one simple goal of hearing and learning their stories.


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