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Posted June 26, 2012
By Arielle Wasserman, Midreshet Lindenbaum   It’s June, and the packing and planning for your year in Israel has begun in earnest. Running to Walmart and Target making sure you have enough toothpaste and socks to last you the full ten months- because, you know, it’s not like you can get these items in Israel. Obviously not.   It’s not just the physical preparations that are making you excited and terrified...
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Posted June 20, 2012
By Jacob Siegel, Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies   I arrived in the United States early this morning, passing a team of Israeli shlichim from the same flight as me. Carrying my heavy luggage with me, I boarded a bus down the East Coast toward Washington, DC. I fell asleep instantly, and I woke up in the middle of the bus ride.   The bus was whizzing by green grass, tall trees siding the highway, and glimpses of furrowed...
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Posted June 19, 2012
By Lauren Rosenblum, Israel Teaching Fellows - Ma'ase Olam   What's Lauren doing with a blog, you might ask?   Well, considering I'm leaving August 25 for 10 months, I thought it might be a good idea to keep everyone updated on what I'm doing! Why am I starting it now?   I'm trying to get in the habit of blogging now rather than trying to start while I'm gone. I've never had a great track...
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Posted June 18, 2012
By Livnat Blum, Career Israel   I graduated from college wanting to experience something different, to have a little adventure and give back to a needing community. I applied to the Peace Corps, but I realized that I could do all of that as well experience Israel through a Masa program: the Career Israel internship program.   Livnat and Negin in the Negev!   I chose to participate in Career Israel because of the...
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