How it Works
Tell us about yourself and what you are looking for in a learning partner.
Pick a Course
Study with an inspiring teacher. Delve deeply into a familiar topic or explore something totally new.
Meet Your Havruta
Connect with your partner “face-to-face” through your preferred video-chat technology
Use our online platform to explore your topic through texts, guiding questions, and short videos.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to be a computer genius to participate?
Nope, participants do need access to a reliable and strong internet connection and a computer with capacity for video-conferencing. What you do need is a desire to connect, learn, laugh, and grow.
Do we have to stick to the questions?
No, this format is the jumping off point for connecting. There is much to bring into the conversation from you own life to current events.
What does "zug" mean?
Zug is Hebrew for partner. A learning partner is called a Havruta. Learning online with a great havruta? That’s called Project Zug!
When do we meet?
Each Zug/pair will schedule their online video conversation at a time convenient to their schedules. It will be challenging with the time difference, but it is doable!