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Posted February 26, 2014
By Leah Paz, Career Israel A few months back when I was just starting the Career Israel process, I said that if I could intern with an organization like Save a Child’s Heart (SACH) then I would be unbelievably ecstatic. And here I am a month into my internship, and interning with Save a Child’s Heart is even more perfect than I ever imagined. SACH is an Israeli-based international humanitarian project with a mission of improving...
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Posted February 23, 2014
By Allie Freedman, WUJS Israel  In five months, I went from unemployed college graduate to Jerusalem Post reporter. Clutching my newly minted college degree in my hands, I nervously mulled over my future. All I knew was that I wanted to travel and I wanted to write. As a passionate Zionist, the idea of living in Israel enticed me. Finally, I enrolled in the World Union of Jewish Students (WUJS) program to live and work in Tel Aviv,...
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Posted February 19, 2014
By Hannah Turner, Israel Service Fellows The first weekend of February held our second Ma’ase Bemifgash conference—an incredible coming together of all of Mercaz Ma’ase’s volunteers, this time in Jerusalem. Together with our 600+ Israeli peers, Ma’ase Olam spent two days discussing Israeli Society in small groups. The seminar began with an opening speech by new Ma’ase CEO Yossi Malka. His speech, first...
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Posted February 12, 2014
By Camille Morliere, Israel Government Fellows   A little more than a year ago, I chose a Masa program that would give me the possibility to do an internship relevant for my medical residency in public health, and which contained an educational component that would allow me to finally learn about Israel. Let me explain: I started the Israel Government Fellows program in a state of complete ignorance. I had no knowledge about...
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