Pitchei Tzion is the umbrella organization of Yeshivat Mevaseret and MMY Seminary. These programs focus on educating post-high school students in Israel for 1-2 years. The students are a small, select and diverse group with the following goals: learning, thinking, growing and connecting with Israel.  They reaffirm religious commitment to their heritage, do volunteer work around Israel, and learn a high level of Judaic studies. Educational field trips are an important feature, serving to enhance the students’ connection to the land of Israel.