Ben Shemen Youth Village

x-click-but21[1]The Ben Shemen Youth Village is located in central Israel, equidistant from Jerusalem and Tel – Aviv. Founded in 1927 by Dr. Siegfried Lehman, Ben Shemen is one of the oldest and is the largest agricultural boarding schools in Israel.

Ben Shemen encompasses three separate schools: elementary, junior high and high school and is supervised by the division of Rural Education of the Ministry of Education and Culture.

Ben Shemen Youth Village is renowned for its long tradition of student-centered education. Through the years, Ben Shemen graduates have gone on to hold senior positions both in Israel and abroad.

In the world view of Ben-Shemen, it provides the learning, social activities, sense of community, increased Jewish identity, travel and volunteer labour. that together prepare students for their future roles in Israeli society.