Push Yourself to the Max!

Live, interactive, engaging, and totally online

What is JU MAX?

JU Max is a live, engaging, totally online Jewish experience. Explore relevant, practical ideas in a stress-free environment where you will learn from your host teacher and interact with your classmates in real time.

All you have to do is participate in the weekly sessions, complete the program requirements, expand your mind, and earn a highly subsidized trip to Israel– even if you’ve already done Birthright!

What will you talk about?

  • the nature of free-will
  • the intersection of faith and science
  • the Jewish secrets of love and sex
  • how to infuse your life with meaning and purpose
  • And more…

Program details

JU MAX is open to Jewish students, recent grads, and young professionals, aged 18-26.

Participate in 10, two-hour, weekly webinars. Each session is live, interactive and mobile-friendly. Schedule and Syllabus here.

Complete the program requirements and earn a cheap or highly subsidized trip to Israel (even if you’ve already done Birthright).

A $99 deposit is required for all trips. The deposit will be fully refunded if you fulfill these requirements after your tour.

You must meet with a JU rep for a short one-on-one meeting (live or online).

You can earn college credit for completing JU Max.
See if you qualify here.

The Host

Rabbi Tzvi Gluckin

Tzvi is a musician, author, and popular teacher. He served in the Israeli army, holds a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from the New England Conservatory, received his rabbinical ordination in Jerusalem, and is the director of Vechulai, an innovative Jewish think tank in Boston.

What People are Saying