Educational and Youth Experience
Argentina is one of the countries in the world with the greatest growth in terms of foreign students that choose it as destination for their studies. The variety of graduate, postgraduate and specialization courses, the renowned academic excellence of our institutions, and the educational quality of the local Spanish learning centers, are some of the main reasons why students choose Argentina.
Argentina invites you to discover the best way to learn Spanish. You can live in its cities and enjoy the warmth of its people by immersing yourself in the language and culture of this fascinating country.
In this area, there are many options linked to the Jewish community for national and international students to carry out diverse activities, meetings, courses, group tours, Shabbat diners, holiday celebrations, trips, or simply meet and exchange experiences. The options are wide and varied, ranging from lay or conservative to orthodox.
Argentine Hillel venues are multipurpose centers for youths to find their own way of participating in the community, according to their schedules and interests, and developing their professional and recreational vocation and their Jewish identity. The list of courses offered changes every quarter and, at least once a month; you will receive an invitation to different types of social events. Each venue features computers with Internet connectivity, Wi-FI, free kosher snacks, reading rooms, and TV with DVD. Hillel in the city of Córdoba is very close to the University area, in one of the best neighborhoods in the city. It is ideal for recreational activities between classes and as a meeting point for friends. In Buenos Aires there are three venues. Hillel Belgrano and Hillel Norte offer their activities in large houses with a park, grill and swimming pool. In Hillel Belgrano, there is also a pool table and, on summer Sundays, you can play volleyball. Hillel Centro is located in the very heart of Once, only a few meters away from the main Universities of the city and, like Hillel Córdoba, it is ideal to enjoy recreational activities between classes, getting some rest, reading or using the computers.
Hillel is the largest organization in the world for Jewish university students. Headquartered in Washington D.C., there are more than 500 Hillel regional centers in university campuses and cities in the USA, Canada, Israel and the former USSR.
Studio Shenkin is a cultural space that offers a wide diversity of options for young people interested in developing their creative and reflective skills. The center offers workshops on dance (tango, hip hop, eastern dances, reggaeton, contemporary dance, and dance for people with special needs, among many others), circus arts, cooking, yoga, drama, astrology, Hebrew, Jewish history, and more.
Menora is a global organization founded by Rabbi Isaac Sacca, dedicated to train young Jewish people in social and spiritual matters. Its philosophy is based on the ancient original teachings of the Torah, which centers in God, praises family values, and fosters respect between people, cultures and civilizations. More than 40,000 youths have taken the Menora programs and more than 2,800 actively participate each year in some of its programs and activities.