Suggested Packing List:

Kodesh Articles

Tefillin, Talit (if applicable), 2 pairs of Tzizit, 3 Kippot

 

Sefarim

Machzorim (Hebrew with English translation, most importantly for Rosh HaShana and Yom Kippur as the English-Hebrew machzorim are quite expensive in Israel)

 

Specific additional sefarim necessary for Yeshiva classes will be available for purchase at discounted rates on campus at the start of Yeshiva. The cost of these sefarim is generally around $50. 


 

Electrical Appliances

Shaver

 

Note: Israeli electricity is 220 V.  Please do not bring items with 110 voltage. Travel converters are generally not reliable for long periods of time and can cause electrical shorts.

 

Bed and Bath

2 sets of sheets & pillowcases

1 good pillow

2 blankets - one summer - one winter

1 sleeping bag (please do not use this as winter blanket - it is NOT healthy)

4 bath towels

2 hand towels

 

Note: To save space in your luggage, many of the above items as well as other useful accessories may be ordered from Blanket Express at http://www.blanketexpressplus.com. Blanket Express has served our students in the past and comes highly recommended.

 

Clothing

3 dress shirts; 3 slacks

5 pairs of pants

10 collared/polo shirts (collared shirts are part of the Beit Midrash dress code)

4 sweaters

2 hooded sweatshirts

2 pairs of sweatpants

4 pairs of shorts

2 bathing suits

1 light jacket

1 winter jacket

1 raincoat

14 sets of underwear

1 pair of thermal underwear

16 pairs of socks (dress and white)

2 belts

 

Shoes

1 pair of casual shoes/sneakers

1 pair of slippers/sandals

1 pair dress shoes

 

Tiyulim

1 Knapsack (30 liter minimum)

1 pair hiking shoes

1 pair closed water shoes (which are comfortable and strong enough to hike with – not Crocs)

1 water bladder/hydration pack (3 liter - like a camelbak)

2 baseball caps

 

Miscellaneous

Sports equipment (for football, basketball, softball etc.)

2 laundry bags; 1 sock bag

A bunch of notebooks, pens and pencils 

Small lock for closet

Thermos for hot drinks

Cold weather gear -  if your planning on travelling to Poland

Portable umbrella

 

Toiletries

Hairbrush

Shampoo/Conditioner

Soap

Toothbrush/Toothpaste

Sunscreen

Deodorant

Extra pair of contact lens/glasses

Prescriptions (written prescription from the doctor in addition to the actual medication) and/or over-the-counter medications used regularly by the student.

 

Corona Items 

At least a months supply of:

Masks 

Gloves 

Hand sanitizer 

Disinfectant alcohol wipes 

 

Make sure to come with at least a two week supply of enough clothing, toiletries and all other items you will need for the first two weeks of Yeshiva.