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Posted December 30, 2010
  By Adi Raz, Because We Care   After graduating from Santa Clara University I was faced with the challenge of figuring out what I wanted to do with the rest of my life. I had studied psychology, but was a bit wary of the counseling profession and didn’t know if it was for me. I decided that I needed a change of scene to clear my head before I made any life altering decisions. I didn’t want...
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Posted December 24, 2010
  Growing up in Atlanta, Scott Berger first became involved in Judaism as a teenager through Bnai Brith Youth Organization. But, it was not until he was a freshman at Tulane University that he first traveled to Israel with Birthright.   “I had no idea what to expect and it was thrilling for me to be in a country filled with other people like me,” says Scott. “I knew I wanted to spend more time there....
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Posted December 23, 2010
  Andrew Apt and Becca Pohl   What Masa Israel program were you both participating in when you met? I was in my second year of Graduate School at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and Rebecca was in her first year in Cantorial School at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, which last year had their first years attend the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem, and also take some courses at the Hebrew...
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Posted December 22, 2010
  Jordyn Feiger and Tom Bomberg, Career Israel and Pardes   What Masa Israel program did you meet on? I was a first semester Pardes student; he was a second semester Pardes student. But I kept hanging out with the old crew even though I had transferred to Career Israel for the second part of the year. We met at a Pardes house party.   What were you both doing in Israel? I was interning at Omanoot.org...
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