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Posted March 28, 2014
  At Masa Israel, we mean business. Literally.   Living in Israel challenges you to excel in ways that no other experience can, and employers are starting to take notice. We’re bringing together some the most exciting organizations and companies, both inside the Jewish community and out, to meet Masa Israel participants and alumni at the Masa Israel Community Online Career Expo.    If that isn’t...
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Posted March 20, 2014
by Lisa Motenko   This past summer I left Berkeley Hillel, where I was on staff for four amazing years, to head to Israel.  I didn’t grow up in Jewish day school, or have extensive experience in Israel – so my time had come to spend a year immersing myself in Jewish text and living in the land of milk and honey. My goal for studying with the Pardes Experiential Educators Program was to take experiential education...
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Posted March 19, 2014
Bummed you missed this year's TribeFest in NOLA? Check out this play-by-play from our awesome alumni who live-tweeted throughout the conference!   [View the story "Masa Israel Alumni at #TribeFest" on Storify]
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Posted March 10, 2014
By Ben Sousa, Yahel Social Change Program I love the Negev. I love the colors of the rocks, I love the geological history of the Arava valley and the Makteshim and every unique rock feature that can be found in that relatively small area. I love how open it feels, when you stare out and see mountains to climb or rolling hills of gravel and sand. I spent a good month and a half wandering in that desert over the course of my life, and so I...
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