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Posted December 18, 2013
By Alex Cohen, Career Israel participant and intern at BOMAH    I left Los Angeles for Israel on August 15. Nothing about that Thursday morning seemed extraordinary. The sun shined down on the golden coast as it does every other day. Little did I know that this day was the beginning of a journey that I can only surmount as a modern day Epic.   I came to Israel seeking experience and adventure on a five-month program...
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Posted December 16, 2013
Young Judaea Year Course participant Sam Reichstein writes about volunteering in Bat Yam.   On my Year Course journey, I’m amazed at how much my life, and myself, have changed so much in such a short amount of time.   I am an active Young Judean,  so going on Year Course has been engrained in my head ever since I was around eleven years old. For years I would tell family and friends that I was planning to spend my...
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Posted December 06, 2013
by Rachel Gutman, Masa Israel Corps alumna   It wasn't until I lived in Israel as a Masa Israel Journey participant that I first learned any Israeli music. I hadn't been exposed to it before, I'm sad to say, but this was something my friends were determined to change. They introduced me to their favorites; I listened to the radio and heard new music every day. I quickly learned that I was a Mizrahi fanatic - what can I say...
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