Nesiya, from the Hebrew "נסיעה", meaning "journey", is an independent year-round non-profit organization based in Jerusalem and New York City. The Nesiya Institute is not affiliated with any movement within Judaism and is committed to exploring differences among diverse Jews in order to develop Jewish leaders and invigorate Jewish life.
Programs focus on key areas of personal and communal development, including leadership, self-expression, Judaism, and Israel. The Nesiya model of experiential learning combines community building, outdoor adventure, creative text study, community service, the arts.
Nesiya alumni and staff make up a growing renaissance community of artists, educators and activists in North America and Israel. A notable Nesiya graduate is the musician Regina Spektor.