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Heller High is a semester-long program of the Union for Reform Judaism offered in partnership with the Alexander Muss High School in Israel (AMHSI). Heller High students enjoy a unique Reform Jewish experience on the AMHSI campus, including a separate Israel Studies course, holidays, Shabbat celebrations, special tiyulim (field trips), and a smaller more intimate community.

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Heller High at AMHSI

Students at URJ Heller High are full participants in the Alexander Muss High School in Israel academic program while living on the AMHSI campus in Hod HaSharon, Israel.  Located outside of Tel Aviv, the campus is a pluralistic Jewish community that includes dorms, dining halls, classrooms, and a fully accredited High School educational experience.    

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Life on the Hod HaSharon Campus 

Heller High students are roomed together in the AHMSI dorms. They enjoy their own designated communal space where they hold worship services and special programming. In addition, they have their own “living room” area to hang out with fellow students and build their unique Reform Jewish community.

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General Studies at AMHSI 

Heller High students are full participants in the General Studies curriculum at AMHSI. This integration gives Heller High students a great opportunity to learn with Jewish teens from across the world in a dynamic pluralistic community.

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Tuition Information

Students in URJ Heller High pay the same amount for the semester as AMHSI students, while also enjoying the unique Reform Jewish experience of Heller High.


Spring Semester 2024

Departure Date: January 23, 2024
Return Date: Juen 4, 2024
Early Bird $22,950*

Tuition $23,950

Potential price with applied grants: $16,450

Grants Available: Dream Israel


Fall Semester 2024

Departure Date: August 26, 2024
Return Date: December 23, 2024
Early Bird: $22,950*
Tuition: $23,950

Potential Price with Applied Grants: $16,450

Grants Available: Dream Israel


*Early bird pricing is valid up to 12 months prior to the start of the session date. 

Scholarships: With the generosity of the Heller Family and other donors, the URJ can provide needs-based scholarships specifically for Heller High families. Use the AMHSI scholarship application to apply.

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How to Apply to URJ Heller High

Heller High Students apply through the AMHSI registration portal. The portal will lead you through a process to be accepted to both the Alexander Muss High School Semester program and to Heller High School. 

When prompted in the application process, choose “URJ HELLER HIGH” from the session drop-down menu.

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Learn more about the unique experience of URJ Heller High at [email protected] or reach out to the Heller High team at [email protected]

Have questions about general studies, the application process, or life on the AMHSI campus? Email the Alexander Muss High School in Israel team at [email protected]

Sign Up for a Heller High Information Session

Head to the Heller High site to learn more about what makes our program unique and register for one of our upcoming information sessions!

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Financial Aid

Affording AMHSI does not need to be a burden. We offer need based financial aid, scholarships, payment plans, and more. Just ask!

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Dream Israel

Your dream trip to Israel is now within reach with up to $7,500 in grants toward tuition.

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Living away from home has given me a whole new level of independence and has allowed me to connect with my friends in a unique way. I’m so grateful to have the opportunity to deepen my connection with the Jewish homeland and share this amazing experience with my friends back home.
Hayley, Spring 2022

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