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Posted December 17, 2012
By Leah Boresow, DanceJerusalem   Since age three, dance has been my greatest passion.     As a dance major at Indiana University, I’ve happily devoted most of my energy to dance.  But when I had the experience of a lifetime during my first trip to Israel in 2009, I was intent on finding a way to merge my love for dance with my new interest in Israel.     Then I learned about Masa Israel’s...
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Posted December 13, 2012
By Brandon Marlow, WUJS Arad Arts Project   During my time in 2006-7 as a participant of the WUJS Arad Arts Project (now WUJS Arts in Jerusalem), one of scores of Israel-based programs subsidized by the umbrella organization Masa Israel Journey, I set for myself the goal of completing a poem-a-day initiative and developing a historical screenplay.   For five and a half months, in addition to working on my independent creative...
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Posted December 11, 2012
By Aliza Gans, ArtJerusalem   Sitting at the cluttered desk in my dorm at Brandeis University, my year in Israel with Masa Israel’s Bezalel Experience (now ArtJerusalem) seems like another world away.     My new campus is not inlayed with white Jerusalem stone, there is no Muslim call to prayer several times a day, and the supermarket down the street is frigid with tight aisles of cans and packages—nothing...
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Posted December 10, 2012
By Nathalie Gleitman, IDC Herzliya Bachelors in Business Administration, Germany    Why study in Israel? That’s the question people always ask me when I tell them that I moved to Tel Aviv a year ago to study business administration at the Masa Israel-accredited  Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya.     Still, out of all the countries in the world, why did I choose Israel?   What is it about...
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