Introductory yeshiva study
Admissions Information:
  • If you are interested in attending the program, please fill out this application form (if you would like more information about the program before applying, please go to "Contact us" and send us an email).
  • Receipt of your application will be followed  by a phone interview by the director of STEP, Rabbi Sigler.
  • You will be contacted by Rabbi Sigler to set up a phone interview.
  • If you are accepted into the program, you will receive an email letter of acceptance.  Please do not assume that you are accepted until you receive this letter.
  • There is a $200 non-refundable registration fee.  This fee is part of the overall fee for the program, not in addition to it.
  • Registration is complete once we have received written confirmation from you that you will be attending as well as the registration fee. 
  • The balance of the program fee must be paid in full before beginning the program.

Please fill out the online form below and click submit
JerusalemSTEP recommends that you compose the essay at the end first using a different editor.  When finished, complete the form and paste your essay into the appropriate location.  This will reduce the risk of your losing your internet connection and potentially losing your application data.


First Name  
Middle Name  
Last Name  
Hebrew Name    
ben   (father's Hebrew name)
    (mother's Hebrew name)
Are you a...  
Where did you grow up?  
Home Address  
Telephone - Home  
Telephone - Cellular  
Email address (primary)  
Email address (secondary)  
Date of Birth  
Country of Birth  
Mother's country of birth  
Father's country of birth  
Was your maternal grandmother born Jewish?  
Is your father Jewish?  
Marital Status of Parents  
If you are a convert, please answer the next 3 questions    
   Rabbi that oversaw conversion  
   Above Rabbi's telephone  
   Above Rabbi's email  
Jewish affiliation growing up  
Did you attend any Jewish schools growing up?  
If yes, what was the affiliation of this school?  
Between what ages did you attend this school?  
How would you describe your proficiency in reading Hebrew  
Have you attended yeshiva before?  
If yes, please describe  
Are you Shomer Shabbos? *  
If so, for how long?  
Do you keep Kosher? *  
If so, for how long?  
List any trips to Israel you have made as part of a Jewish program (e.g. Birthright, Meor, etc.)  
Present occupation  
Undergraduate school  
Year of graduation  
Graduate school  
Year of graduation  
Field of study  
Place of Work  
Job Description  
List hobbies and extracurricular activities  
Information about your Father
First Name  

Last Name

Information about your Mother
First Name  
Last Name  
Are you healthy?  
If not, please describe  
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Are you on any Medication?  
If so, please describe  
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Do you have medical insurance that will
cover you while you are visiting Israel?
Do you have any dietary restrictions other than non-Kosher food?  
The name and number of an Orthodox rabbi that can serve as a reference for you
Do you plan to attend the entire session?  
If not, what dates would you like to come for?  
Are there any commitments to family, work, health, etc. that would prevent you from participating fully in the program?  
If there are, please describe  
Please describe your reasons for wanting to attend the program

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What are your plans for after the program?  
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How did you hear about the program?  
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in the box on the right
By submitting this application online, I hereby affirm that all of the information included in this application is correct to the best of my knowledge.

*Being religiously observant is not a requirement for attending the program