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Posted March 06, 2012
By Avi Rubel, Masa Israel North American Director   Masa Israel was proud to be out in full force at AIPAC's Policy Conference this week in Washington, DC.   Of the more than 13,000 participants there were approximately 2,000 young adults--a very large number of them Masa Israel alumni.   It is wonderful to see that the growth in Masa participation is leading to activism and helping to ensure that a significant...
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Posted March 06, 2012
By Rachel Sales, Masa Israel Director of Alumni and Public Relations   This past week, Moishe House DUMBO and the Masa Israel alumni culture committee launched the bimonthly Hebrew conversation club.   Over delicious borekas, pita and hummus, we got excited for Purim–describing our past celebrations in Israel and trading ideas about mishloah manot. We spoke in Hebrew almost the entire time, stopping a few times along...
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Posted March 01, 2012
By Candace Mittel, Hebrew University of Jerusalem   I may have mistaken a container of soft cheese for a yogurt and eaten every last bit of it with a spoon and sugar (which, in fact, did not make it more bearable), and I may have sprinted down the shuk, dodging tomatoes and rugelach, as I was chased by an aggressive olive vender squirting his water bottle at me, but besides a few bus rides in the wrong direction, my time in Israel...
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