Genesis is a summer program combining academics, Jewish studies, as well as building a diverse, international Jewish community. In addition to living in a dynamic residential environment at Brandeis University, students take two main paths of study at Genesis.

Connect with motivated students from around the globe and learn with professionals in their fields for a life changing summer of intensive study, experiential learning and vibrant Jewish community. Study:

   Culinary Art and Anthropology

   Gender and Sexuality


   Social Entrepreneurship


  World Religions and Cultures

Shape what and how you learn. Explore new perspectives, develop and strengthen your voice, pursue your interests within a dynamic community, and discover how Judaism informs the way you see and approach every part of your world.

Check out our YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKq7BPd8iY4

Cost and Session Information

Program Dates

Leadership Week + Three Week Course: June 28 - July 26, 2020

Three Week Course Only: July 5 - 26, 2020


$6,300 (Leadership Week + Three Week Course)

$4,725 (Three Week Course)


Scholarships are available. 

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